Robert Adams is a writer, blogger, serial entrepreneur, software engineer and best-selling author of dozens of technology, SEO, online marketing and self-development books, audiobooks and courses.
You know how to do something people would hire you for, but only if they know you are available.
Working from home has created the perfect environment for anyone to earn a few extra bucks with a side hustle. Depending on your unique needs and your skills, there are thousands of ways to earn a respectable amount of cash during your downtime.
Below are proven ways that people have generated significant revenue for themselves, from short-term gigs that deliver a quick cash infusion to longer-term ventures that have to possibility to grow into a full-fledged business. Whatever you are looking for, check the list below and select a method that fits within your skill set and time availability. Why sit around scrolling through social when you could be earning much-needed cash?
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1. Sell items on Ebay or Craigslist.
One of the surest ways you can make cash if you’re in a bind is to sell items on Ebay or Craigslist. Any used items like furniture, household appliances, collectibles or anything else that you’re just not using or is collecting dust, can be sold online to make some money. If you’re serious about this, you can even do it professionally for others and collect a small commission for each sale. Take quality photos and write a good description and you’ll be in great shape.
2. Recycle used smartphones on Gazelle.
I’ve sold a few used smartphones on Gazelle and it’s a no-hassle way of making some cash if you have an old iPhone or Samsung smartphone or another device sitting around. While you won’t get top-dollar for it, you will be able to get a little bit of cash that might just help you out depending on your financial situation.
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