Extra money tastes good, sometimes it is even better than our main income. But do you know why? It is because what it takes is only flexibility. If you are willing to use your flexibility, you can use opportunities to make extra money. You can’t say “I am NOT flexible”, because we are all flexible in our own ways.
Nowadays, many people are willing to explore opportunities around them to start making extra money, but they also have a fear of losing their main job or maybe they don’t have any idea how those opportunities could be changed into reality. So because of that, they are stacked at one job.
The Reality of Extra money
The reality is that extra money comes from extra or part-time jobs. Mostly you do it from 30 minutes to 4 hours depending on the type of the job, so you don’t need to do a full-time job like 8 to 16 hours per day to make extra money. But you spend some of your free time on it to make extra income.
If you do a full-time job, that is your main job and it will let you make you have standard money which is your main income. So there is a difference between extra money and standard money.
Let’s discover 7 real ways to make extra money fast.
- Sell used stuff online
This is a common method used by many people around the world. People are selling from screwdrivers to car spares and home appliance. Top known and trusted websites are Amazon and eBay.
- Become an affiliate for high demand product
An affiliate marketing can make you a huge amount of money mostly in the range between 1k and 10k, even more for experienced resalers. But it requires a website, some effort, and knowledge of affiliate marketing and general digital marketing.
If you don’t have a website, you better have now, and once launched, you can resale or let people buy a subscription of other services and products through you.
Best Affiliate Programs So far (even for beginners) are Media.net Affiliate program, Shopify Affiliate program, DreamHost Affiliate Program, Amazon Associates, eBay Partner Network, AliExpress Affiliate Program, Fiverr Affiliate Program, and etc.
- Write and sell your books on Amazon
Do you have something in your mind? Are you good in writing your own ideas and tips on a paper, then you are good to go! Write it and sell it on Amazon. Amazon is the No. 1 market place for books and other stuff.
- Sell your artworks and photographs
If you are gifted by nature or developed your skill through experience, there are many websites available to sell your artworks and photographs.
Example websites are Etsy, Shutterstock, ArtFire, Alamy, PixApp, RedBubble, even on Amazon, and etc… there are many, just find them on Google.
Launch your own website to sell or rent your artworks and photographs. This is always recommended method because you don’t have to worry about license and other issues, and you will have full control over your works.
Example websites are Amber Jean, Alexa Meade, Kellie Miller Arts, and etc… there are many artists selling their stuff online, just find them on Google.
- Start podcast service
In case if you don’t know about podcast,
A podcast is an episodic series of digital audio or video files which a user can download to listen. Alternatively, the word “podcast” may refer to the individual component of such a series or to an individual media file. (Source: Wikipedia)
Podcasting refers to the creation and regular distribution of podcasts through the Internet. Podcasts, which can include audio, video, PDF, and ePub files, are subscribed to and downloaded through web syndication or streamed online to a computer or mobile device. (Source: Wikipedia)
RECOMMENDED METHOD: Start with SoundCloud.
SoundCloud is an online audio distribution platform and music sharing website based in Berlin, Germany that enables its users to upload, promote, and share audio. (Source: Wikipedia)
- Launch a blog
This can be a piece of old advice, but it still works. We have seen many bloggers from India and Pakistan making a lot of money online, so if you have something in your mind, share it to the world.
Technically what you need is a website. That’s it! Your main income through a blog is advertising. You can sell custom ad space or implement 3rd party ads on your blog.
- Launch a YouTube Channel
Let’s talk about YouTube as a man!
You already know who YouTube is and what he is doing. A YouTube is one of the big strong guys on the WWW (World Wide Web). His muscle is unbeatable and offers free and paid service for all people around the world.
What you can do on YouTube
You can create a new channel and upload your videos and start making money, but how?
YouTube has a monetization program that will let you have ads running on your videos, but there are some requirements to be eligible to participate in this program.
Recommended Method For YouTube
Just choose a hot niche and make high-quality videos, upload it on YouTube and use all the tools offered by YouTube and share your videos on social media, networks, and app groups like Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Telegram, and etc. Do this and you will have more subscribers and watch time.
I am sure you have learned something useful from this article. I wish you all the best and don’t forget to subscribe for HABTAM newsletter and share this post if you believe it worth reading.