One of the best ways to earn some extra cash online is by taking
surveys. There are many companies that need consumer opinions on a wide
range of topics, and many of them will pay you money or with points you
can redeem for cash or prizes. It's easy and free to signup and the more
surveys you take, the more money and prizes you will get. It just takes
a small investment of your time.
If you have decent writing skills, there are many publishers and content
distributors who need content for their websites. Two such sites are
AssociatedContent.com and Helium.com, they will pay you for each article
You don't have to be a fantastic writer either, just have a
good grasp of English and be able to write something of
interest on a given topic.
Blogging is fun and easy and, again, you don't need great writing
skills. You just need to be able to communicate your thoughts and ideas
well. You can get your own customizable blog by getting a domain and
hosting package that includes the Fantastico module.
This module allows
you to install the blogging software, WordPress, with 1 simple click.
It's super fast and easy and you'll be blogging in no time. Once you
have some visitors, you can add Adsense ads or affiliate ads to leverage
your visitors and make money from them.
Remember, the more interesting
your topic, the more people will be interested, and the more readers you
get, the more money you will make from your advertising. Blogs can be
about anything, what do you have a passion for? What is your interest?
Blog about it!
Many online companies have affiliate programs. Amazon.com, for instance,
has a great affiliate program that allows you to sign up and get a
customized URL to any page or area of their site.
Then you can send this
URL to your friends and family and encourage them to buy gifts from
Amazon.com. With every purchase from your affiliate link, you get a
commission! There are thousands of other affiliate programs out there,
in addition to Amazon's program.
Sell Your Extra Stuff
We all have extra stuff laying around our houses or garages. Why not get
rid of it and make some money too? Get your stuff and take a picture,
write a description and put it up on eBay. You may find that something
you thought that wasn't worth anything, is actually worth something!
Contests, Sweepstakes and Instant Win Games
Everyday there are new contests, sweepstakes and instant win games
launching. If you are vigilant and spend an hour or a few a day entering
contests and playing these games, you will win something eventually.
Playing these games and contests is often fun anyway, so why not take a
chance? Check out sweeps.ws for a great list of contests, sweepstakes
and instant win games.
You know how you go to the convenience store every week and spend a few
bucks on lottery tickets? Well, there are also online lotteries where
you can get tickets and win cash prizes. The difference is, these
lotteries are free! Yes, free! You can find a list of free lottos at
There are hundreds of different online casinos on the web. I bet you
thought that you needed money to play at them and win? Well, you were
wrong. You can signup for free poker tournaments that have cash prizes.
There are also slot, roulette and blackjack tournaments that you can
play that have real money prizes. All for free! Check out freerolls.net
and gambling.com for listings.
There you go, 8 fun and easy ideas to make some extra cash online!