44 Ways To Make More Money

13. Become a driver.

If you’ve got wheels, you can earn extra money shuttling around those without through Uber and Lyft.

14. Wash cars.

Even if you don’t have wheels yourself, you can spiff up those of your family, friends and neighbors.

15. Walk dogs.

If you have a flexible schedule and a passion for pets, ask friends, family or neighbors if they might need a dog walker. You can also post your services on dog walking sites.

16. Wait tables or bartend.

Almost anyone can wait tables, and if you know how to mix drinks, bartending can be a quick way to make extra cash. Both can be lucrative in tips. Read here to find out how to earn more in tips.

17. Cater waiter.

Try Waiters to Cater or find a local company offering cater waiters, and sign up for opportunities.

18. Clean homes. 

Use a service like HomeJoy to find housecleaning opportunities.

19. Mow lawns, rake leaves or shovel snow.

Again, ask friends, family and neighbors if they’d like to hire you for these services.

20. Babysit.

Use SitterCity, and ask family, friends and neighbors if they could use a sitter or know of other families looking for one.

21. Photograph or play music at weddings.

If you’re a musician or photographer, advertise your skills for weddings or other commercial events on your own portfolio site or with a service like Thumbtack, Gigmasters, Gigsalad,WeddingWire, and Snapknot.

22. Busk. 

If you play an instrument and/or sing, take your music to the public squares or popular transit stops, keeping mind of local laws. Hey — even world-famous violinist Joshua Bell does it.

23. Be a delivery person.

You can apply at local restaurants, or try a service like Postmates.

24. Be a mystery shopper.

Get hired to shop and then report back on your experience. Find out how it works and then, to avoid mystery shopping scams, find legitimate opportunities at the Mystery Shopping Providers Association.

25. Promote products and events on the street.

Try Street Team Promotion for opportunities.

26. Rent your car out. 

Try GetAround and RelayRides.

27. Host guests or rent out your place.

If you either have an extra room or can crash elsewhere to rent out your whole place, you can also make extra money by renting out your home to visitors to your city with Airbnb or VRBO.

28. Participate in focus groups.

Give your opinions on products and more. Try companies likeFocus Pointe Global, Inspired OpinionsHarris Poll Online,Toluna, SwagBucksMySurvey.com, Opinion Outpost,iPoll and Hiving.

29. Be a test subject.

When researchers run clinical trials, they need healthy subjects to use as a control group against the patients with illnesses. Find out more details from the National Institutes of Health, and search for clinical studies at ClinicalTrials.gov. For psychology experiments, contact your local university.

30. Participate in an online jury.

Help attorneys determine case value or public attitudes at eJury.

31. Write software reviews.

SoftwareJudge.com pays anywhere from $1 to $50 for original reviews.

32. Sell your castoffs on eBay.

Make sure it’s a valuable item and not just your old junk. Take good photos, write a compelling description and price accordingly. For more tips, find out how to declutter and profit from it.

33. Sell on consignment.

For items that you feel are better tried on or viewed in person, whether it’s clothing, shoes or vintage furniture, try a local consignment shop. You can also send items to ThredUp or The RealReal.

34. Sell old electronics.

Instead of recycling these items, see if they can fetch a price. Try stores like Gazelle, Next Worth and USell.

35. Have a yard sale.

For items that won’t sell on eBay, or aren’t worth the hassle of posting, host a yard, garage or stoop sale. Price items low. Think $10 or lower for clothing (except coats can go as high as $15). Antiques and furniture can go as high as $75. Books should be $1, other entertainment items $3-$5.

36. Sell your hair.

Find out what requirements your tresses need to meet before they’re worth money at HairSellon.

37. Sell your photos online.

If you’ve got some eye-catching snaps, post them on Shutterstock,PhotoshelterFotolia, DreamsTime and/or iStock.

38. If you’re planning to shop, earn cash back.

Ebates offers cash back if you begin your online shopping there. But remember that if you spend a lot of money to get the cash back, you’re defeating your ultimate purpose to earn more. So only use this when you were intending to shop anyway.

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