There are so many ways to pinch pennies, but one of my favorites is to find ways to earn extra money from home! Whether you're saving for a special purchase or a family vacation, or trying to dig your way out of debt – there are lots of ways to make money, even without leaving you home. Here are a few ideas to help get you thinking . . .
27 Ways to Make Money from Home
Sell Your Stuff
One of the easiest ways to make money at home is to simply turn your clutter into cash. Amazon, Ebay, Etsy, Craigslist, Flea Markets and Yard Sales are all great ways to sell your stuff both online and in your community. Here are some top items to sell:
2 . Clothing – Either through consignment shops, online consignment like Thred Up or locally.
3 . Collectibles – If you don't have any already, scour yard sales and junk shops for valuable items to sell.
4 . CDs, DVDs, Gaming Systems – Used book & music stores, or sites like DeCluttr
5 . Garden Produce or Eggs – Have more than you need from your garden? Set up a stand in your front yard or contact a local Farmers Market
6 . Homemade Crafts – On Etsy, or locally
7 . Multi-Level-Marketing – LulaRoe, Beach Body, Jamberry Nails, Essential Oils, Thirty-One Gifts, Juice Plus, Avon, Scentsy, My Premier Designs – jewelery, Origami Owl, Younique Beauty Products, Wildtree Food Products, Radiantly You
8 . Opinions – You can seriously sell your opinions to companies who need that data. Try Pinecone Research as a very reputable survey company – check out other survey companies here.
Offer Your Services
Do you have any valuable skills like sewing, writing or cutting hair? Or maybe just extra time on your hands to watch someone's child or walk their dog? There are SO many ways to make money from home by offering services like these . . .
10 . Babysit
11 . Bake Cakes
12 . Blog – Learn How I Make a Full Time Income as a Stay at Home Mom ~if you want to start one crazy inexpensively, use Bluehost as your host for just $3.95
13 . Dog Walking
15 . Edit or Proofread Papers – Proofread Anywhere
16 . Freelance Writer – Sites like Upwork connect freelancers with employers.
17 . Hair Cutting
18 . OCD? Become a Professional Organizer 🙂
19 . Photographer
20 . Take on Sewing or Alterations
22 . Teach Music Lessons
23 . Virtual Assistant – Like being an office assistant, without going into a physical office. Find several companies who hire virtual assistants.
24 . Website Design – Coding, Graphic Artists and Technical Knowledge are all valuable skills
25 . Yard Work
Use Cashback Apps or Sites
Believe it or not, you really can earn money using shopping sites and apps, as well as submitting for grocery rebates. Here are a few of my favorites . . .
Looking for more ideas? Check out these posts!
- Strategies for Survival as a Stay At Home Working Mom
- 30 Ways Moms Can Make Money at Home
- 12 Secrets to Saving at Goodwill
- Big Spring Closet Cleanout – How I Make Money at Home
- Spring Closet Cleanout (How I made $70)
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