7 Ways To Extra Cash

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Extra Cash.

You want it…

You need it…

Maybe, you just like it…

Here are some ways to get it!

Even if you’re employed and bringing in a respectable income that pays your bills, would you reject the opportunity to make extra cash online, on the side?

I am willing to bet you wouldn’t.

Everyone could use a little extra cash and these days, the internet offers you various ways to earn extra income and no matter what you use it for, one thing’s for sure:

extra cash is always a good thing!

Considering the number of hours we spend browsing the web each day, it makes sense to put at least some of those hours to good use.

Therefore, I have compiled a number of great ideas on how to earn extra money from home working online.  Listed below are 7 incredible ways on how to make extra cash online from the comfort of your home.

1. Lease Your Skills Online

Are you a good writer?

If yes, you can create articles to make extra online cash. Sites such as Hubpages, Fiverr, and OutSource.com offer shared revenue for online writers.

You’re free to write anything you like, provided it can be found by those who need your advice, tips, stories and opinions.

If you really like to write you can sharpen your skills and become a copywriter. Copywriters are in high demand and get paid very well.

In today’s online world content is what brings visitors to websites. Poor content or no content hurt a websites search engine results, which means less money for the owner.

Related: Check out this article from CopyBlogger on Copywriting 101

Are you a good web designer?

Are you good at graphic design?

Can you translate?

Do you have plenty of followers on twitter?

Are you an artist?

If you’re any of the above, you can definitely make some extra cash from home by finding writing jobs and many other freelancing jobs online.

2. Make Money by Blogging

Blogging is a great way to make money from home online.

Plenty of blogs have been set up to promote certain products and ideas.

The bottom line is to drive traffic to a blog. You should learn how to write interesting and engaging content and how to retain your blog’s readers.

Blogging requires plenty of time and dedication.

You can solve this problem by inviting guest blogging. In most cases, most guest bloggers know what they’re doing and stick to rules of guest blogging.

Set up your rules for guest bloggers and update your submission guidelines.

Related: How to Make Money Blogging

You can set up a blog for free with WordPress or Blogger. In this case you don’t need a domain name.

If you want your own domain, you can purchase one and host it with a web hosting company. There are several ways to make money from home through blogging.

Popular methods include:

  • Promoting affiliate products on a blog to earn commission
  • Offering quality content and creating email lists for promoting other people’s products      or your own
  • Flipping your blog/site to get a profit
  • Using Google Adwords and/or other PPC/CPC networks to get money online
  • Selling banner ads on your blog
  • Registering members to your blog and offering them premium content

3. Try Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is one of the best ways to make extra cash online.

There are millions of individuals involved in affiliate marketing and earning huge amounts of money on the internet. Affiliate marketing refers to selling other people’s products or services and earning an agreed commission.

Blogging is the best part of this strategy.

There are plenty of affiliate networks available and most are free to join, including Amazon Associates, Commission Junction, Share-A-Sale, Clickbank and so on.

You just need to sign up and write articles about your niche and include your affiliate links.

Every business needs time to grow, you also need some time to succeed with affiliate marketing. It’s certainly one of the best ways to make money from home online.

If you really want to see some serious money from this method you will need huge amounts of content… now you can probably see where the need for copywriters comes into play.

I personally use The Content Authority for some of my web content on other sites.

4. Data Entry Jobs

Another good way rack up online cash is to apply for data entry jobs on the internet. Usually, you can apply for these jobs with a little training upfront.

There are many types of data entry jobs online such as:

  • Data entry clerk jobs like word processing, spreadsheets, making business literature, making company newsletters, fax cover sheets, etc.
  • Global data operator jobs like typing some lines of text and posting them on suggested places
  • Web research assistant jobs like reviewing certain sites and typing out data research reports
  • General audio transcriber jobs like listening to videos, tapes, and other types of digital recording and typing the information into text, basic transcription jobs etc.
  • Other possible jobs include Business Auditor, Web Proofreader, as well as Virtual  Assistant

Online Income Source: LionsBridge Web & Social Media Assessors 

5. Sell Research Papers for Extra Cash

Selling research papers is one the best making money ideas for college students.

Students put a lot effort into researching and creating research papers, but many of them do not know that they can earn money from it.

Websites like Associated Content allow students to earn about $1.50 for every one thousand page views a paper receives.

However, it’s important to choose legitimate sites and avoid ones that resell papers to students who don’t want to work hard. You want to assist students, not help them cheat.

Check out: MyEssays.com as an option for selling papers

6. Build and Sell Websites

Did you know there are still some businesses out there that don’t have a website!

In most cases these organizations are doing themselves a disservice by not having a website.

Thousands of websites are launched every day and most website owners don’t know how to create sites or blogs, so they look to buy them.

If you’re a website/blog developer or are proficient in HTML, CSS and JavaScript then building and selling websites is a great way to make extra cash online.

Website: Learn to Build a Website using Code

Video: How To Make A WordPress Website

You just need to build a site or blog and later sell it on website flipping sites like Flippa.com.

You’ll get good money from selling your website/blog, especially if it’s an established one.

I made it sound really easy but if you have coding and some marketing ability you can absolutely make some cash by building websites.

7. Sell Your Crafts Online

Do you sew?

Make jewelry?


Make home made cosmetics?

If so, you have so many opportunities to sell your crafts online for extra cash.

You can have your own online store on sites like Etsy, and ArtFire and showcase your handmade items. Just set up free accounts on these sites and start selling your crafts on the internet.

This is a great way to make some extra cash online OR offline from your hobby.

My girlfriend makes hand knitted scarves. It takes her only 25 minutes to make each  scarf.

She wanted to make some extra cash during the holiday season so I suggested she post them on Facebook and Instagram. It turned into a decent side business. Now I am in the process of making her a website to make the buying process even bigger.

She never thought she could actually make good money from her scarves… but hey, you won’t know until you try!

There you have it…

In summary, it’s easier to earn a living if you know how to make extra cash online. There are numerous ways available if you do a bit of research.

Just try any of these methods and you’ll be on your way to supplementing your current income.

Hey maybe you will be one of the many who currently make a fortune all because you took the first step and tried making a little extra cash online.

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