Having enough money as a teenager ends up being a fairly challenging task. Sure, you have fewer expenses than adults and you normally don’t have to deal with car payments, rent or the like. But, at the same time, you don’t have the same income opportunities as adults. So, how do you make more money as a teenager?
Money Making Methods
This is basically the Wild West of ways to earn money. You'd be surprised at the number of weird gigs there are out there. Some really work. Others are garbage. That's why I created this tag - to chronicle all the weird ways I've discovered to make money and see which ones really work.
Another similar category to explore is the Side Hustle Category. It's not really that different than this one, but you'll find more options there if you can't find anything you like here.
Honestly though, most of that stuff is still just trading dollars for hours, and not really seeking financial freedom. That's why I do affiliate marketing. It's scalable, meaning with time you can make more money with less work.
I get it. Not everyone wants to build a website or dedicate the time to watch your business grow while you wait for earnings to come in. For those who stick around long enough to see results, affiliate marketing can be a life changing experience for those who do feel a spark of entrepreneurship when they get their first website off the ground!
Not into affiliate marketing? No problem. Display ads like Adsense can make good money online and you don't even have to sell anything. Just get traffic to the site and get paid per impression or click. Easy (kind of)!
Being able to complete odd jobs and act as a handyman is a skill set that naturally lends itself to making money. Indeed, many people do just this and have even started their own businesses as a handyman, either part-time or full-time. But, getting this type of business off the ground can be more difficult than you first expect.
The idea to make money with your site doesn’t seem so far-fetched. In fact, there are multiple ways to turn your website into an income source. Many of these approaches are fairly easy to do. So, you don’t need much background knowledge or a specialized product in order to be successful.
Blogging makes an amazing pastime and a powerful way to make money. When else do you have the chance to earn money by writing about things that actually interest you? But, being able to make money with your WordPress blog is still something that takes a considerable amount of work and planning.
I’ve been downloading and trying apps for the iPhone and Android for about 4 months now trying to find out if I could actually make money downloading apps and doing whatever they asked me to. I was surprised to find, that yes, you can make money with just a smartphone. After years of writing about […]