Almost everyone can use a little more cash in their pocket from time to time.
Here are Unusual Ways To Make Money Online.
Get creative and open an online store
Various types of websites make it simple to create designs or products and then market your wares.
online marketplaces for freelancers, such as Fiverr.com and Thumbtack, enable you to sell your creative skills themselves rather than a product.
Become a translator
If you’re multilingual, you’re a hot commodity. Demand for these professionals is expected to jump more than 28 percent from 2016 to 2024.
Make money with your phone
Work at home as a customer service rep
When you dial a company’s 800 number, you may well be speaking to someone wearing fuzzy slippers and sitting on their couch.
Sell Your Hair
Sites like TheHairTrader.com specialize in online hair sales. Anyone can post a listing for free, then potential hair-buyers — a title I’m guessing folks don’t proudly display on their business cards — bid on the soon-to-be-chopped tresses. (Most use the hair for wigs, extensions, and dolls.) An average bundle brings in around $500, while the really impressive manes go for thousands.
Play Video Games for Prizes
A look at a list of games that award prize money shows that there are still millions to be made. Plus, professional gamers often enjoy perks like free accommodation and gaming systems.
And if you know anything about building websites, you can create “turnkey” sites and then sell them at a profit on Flippa.
Helping Kids with Homework
Helping a high schooler with algebra from seven states away may seem somewhat unusual, but in the Web-connected world, it’s easy to do — and it can add up to a lot of extra cash.
Sites like Tutor.com create virtual classrooms where you can sign up to tutor students. You don’t have to be a professional teacher to pull it off, either: Anyone with the right smarts can score a spot.
Amazon: Publish your own Kindle books
Real people who love writing and marketing are finding that they can publish their own digital books directly to Amazon using their Kindle Direct Publishing platform.
Google AdSense: Set up your own niche websites. sets up websites focused around a variety of topics and then places Google AdSense ads on them to make money.
YouTube: Make money via video ads
If you know your way around your smartphone’s video feature, try to earn a $4 million per year by uploading interesting videos to YouTube.com and monetizing them, praying they go viral.