With a traditional job, you generally have to quit your current role to find something that pays better or is more enjoyable. But, that process is always a risk and there is a chance that you would find yourself worse off than you were in the beginning. Thankfully, there are other options for earning money.
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)!
The idea of being able to make money without doing much work continues to be extremely popular. And honestly, doesn’t the idea just sound amazing? Certainly, doing so is much more appealing than working in a full-time position, especially given the current job market. However, the idea is fraught with peril and challenge. There are countless scams out there that try to trick people and can mean you end up losing a lot of time and money, without gaining anything at all. So, how do you navigate through these scams and figure out good ways to make money, methods that actually work? In this post, I focus on key ways that you can make money without doing much, along with what to look out for with this approach.
Traditional methods of making money tend to heavily rely on human interaction. While cutting yourself completely off from the world isn’t a particularly good strategy sometimes being able to make money without human interaction is a great idea. Doing so does give you the ability to control when and where you connect with people.
Backpacking can be an incredible adventure and a great way to see the world. Yet, it does cost money, no matter how much you decrease your costs. As a result, being able to make money while backpacking is an incredibly desirable goal. If you can do so, you have the chance to extend your traveling considerably and have much more flexibility at the same time.
The world is full of unusual and unexpected ways to make money. One such option is the chance to make money with your drone. Needless to say, this is a fairly unusual way to earn some cash and it’s only relevant if you do actually have a drone or plan to get one. But, it is still a viable way to make some cash. This can also be a fun idea if you enjoy using your drone.
Grocery shopping is one of those frustrating tasks that most of us hate. Yet, the potential to make money while grocery shopping is also desirable. After all, wouldn’t it be great if you could actually earn money at the same time as spending it?
Regardless of whether you work for yourself, for a company or for a combination of the two, how do you get the most out of interior design? To put it another way, how can you make more money as an interior designer? As with any field, there are ways of doing exactly this and some of them can be powerful.
Social work can be an intense and draining field, particularly on the emotional level. Nevertheless, you do have some control and there is the chance to make more money as a social worker. There are various options for doing this, although some approaches may make more sense than others depending on your specific situation.
Nowadays, it truly is possible to make money with pretty much anything, if you’re creative enough. This includes the potential to make money with your tractor. You probably don’t want to go out and buy a tractor simply to earn some income on the side. It would probably take a long time to make back your investment, but, if you already have a tractor, there’s no reason why you can’t turn it into a money making venture.
Successfully selling your poetry can be a major goal for passionate poets and the online environment seems like the perfect place to do so. By selling online, you have access to a large potential audience and you don’t have the overheads associated with creating and trying to sell a physical book. But, can you make money selling poetry online or is the idea just empty hope?