32 Easy Ways to Make an Extra $1000 a Month

Krystal Smith

Are you struggling to make rent this month? If so, don’t fret. Here are 32 surprising ways to make an extra $1000 this month.

Freelance Writing

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Do you like to write? If so, you’re in luck. Several websites, such as Upwork and Flexjobs, allow you to write all types of articles, and there are tons of training programs. From content writing to copywriting, you can find writing gigs that suit your skills.

Taking Online Surveys

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One of the most popular ways to make extra money is by completing online surveys. Survey Junkie is just one website that allows you to do this. You can earn up to $130 a month, and SurveyJunkie pays over $55,000 to survey users daily.

Watching Viral Videos

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A company called Inbox Dollars allows you to make money while watching viral videos. It will pay you up to $225 a month. This is a great side hustle if you like watching videos and scrolling through them.

Delivering Groceries

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Do you have a reliable car and some extra time on your hands? You can earn cash by delivering groceries for websites like InstaCart and Uber Eats. Download the apps and take it from there. You make your own hours, working as much or as little as you want.

Shopping Online

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Some apps pay you for shopping online. Websites like Rakuten offer 15% cash back on purchases. After you sign up, they’ll mail you a check or deliver it to your PayPal account.

Renting Your Extra Space

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Do you have extra storage space that isn’t being used or could be cleared out? The website Neighbor allows you to rent your space for up to $300 a month. Some people even make up to $50,000 a year.

Bookkeeping

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Are you looking for a job that doesn’t require leaving the house? One of the top home businesses these days is bookkeeping. Websites offer classes, and it’s simple enough. It also pays up to $69 an hour.

Trying Out New Apps

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We spend so much time on our phones; why not get paid for it? KashKick is a website where you can get paid to try out new apps. You can earn up to $500 in the first month from taking surveys to playing games.

Doing Simple Tasks Online

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Companies will pay you to do many things online, but finding the companies can take time and effort. So, the company Freecash put together a bunch of tasks that companies are paying people to do. You can earn up to $1,000 per month, pick the tasks you want, and get them done when you want.

Driving

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Most people have heard of ridesharing. Some like the idea, and some don’t. Many people who have worked for Uber and Lyft have reported being satisfied. It’s a flexible way to make extra money. Some people turn the app on while they’re already out driving; therefore, they can make money while running errands. Others make a full schedule out of the gig.

Drinking Beer

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If you’re over 21, you could become a mystery shopper and get paid to visit breweries. The company Secret Hopper is looking for people to do just that: Visit different breweries and review your visits. You can get paid up to $20 per visit.

Mystery Shopping

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It’s not just breweries that are looking for mystery shoppers. You can get paid to visit various places and report to companies how it went. Many businesses rely on mystery shoppers and their opinions, so you’ll be doing something important too.

Losing Weight

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HealthyWage pays you to lose weight—literally. You sign up, create a goal (including how much you want to lose and how long it will take), and place a bet on yourself anywhere from $20 to $500. Depending on how much you need to lose and how long it’ll take, you could win up to $10,000.

Stream Your Gaming Sessions

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On Twitch, people make money by letting others watch them play. This works in three ways: advertisement revenue, tipping, and subscriptions. Some of the top streamers earn hundreds of thousands of dollars per month.

Get Paid to Be Someone’s Friend

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RentAFriend.com has users paying you to attend concerts, family functions, sporting events, and much more. You can charge up to $50 an hour and make your own schedule. Some friends work full-time and earn up to $2,000 a week. The site also specifies that it is for strictly platonic friendships.

Staying in Bed

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NASA is paying people to study bed rest. Test subjects spend 60 days in bed. But the tough part is that you have to exercise, shower and eat from your bed the whole time. One of the most recent calls for volunteers offered $19,000 for 60 days.

Sell Your Art

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If you’re crafty or an artist, you can sell your stuff on Etsy. It has a big audience–with more than 33 million buyers globally—but you can sell craft supplies just as quickly if you’re not.great at making handmade products. 

Write a Book

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If you have something to say, why not write a book about it? You can independently publish your book on Kindle Direct Publishing. You create an account and publish the book yourself through the website. Then, you can make a commission selling through Amazon.

Teach English

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You can teach English as a second language online through several platforms, including OKids. You can set your own hours, and make up to $20 an hour. The curriculum is often put for you before the class, making your job easier.

Become a Fake Patient

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Fake patients are used to help train doctors. Formerly known as standardized patients, fake patients can earn up to $20 a day and spend the day letting new doctors examine them. A number of medical schools provide the work.

Attending Movie Premieres

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Theaters and movie studios want data from the people attending their movie premieres–and are willing to pay for it. They want to know how many people buy tickets on opening day, which screening time is most popular, and which previews are being shown. And they want independent data from third-party evaluators. These are called ” in-theater checks,” and to apply, you send an application through Certified Field Associates. You can usually expect to make between $10-$20 per hour.

Get Paid for Being Active

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If you’re already active, or need an incentive to become more active, the Achievement App pays you to do just that. The app connects to your phone’s health apps and runs in the background. You earn points for your progress, and once you earn 10,000 points, you earn $10–which you can deposit into your bank account right away.

Odd Jobs

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If you’re handy and have trouble finding odd jobs, TaskRabbit helps you see them. It connects you with people in your area who need the extra help. Some of the tasks include picking up dry cleaning, while others involve virtual tasks. Virtual tasks can consist of research help and administrative work. Some users make more than $2,000 a week using the app.

Taking Photos with Your SmartPhone

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If you like to take photos and have a smartphone, you can make money by selling them. The app Foap provides the service. You simply download the app, take a nice photo and upload it to the app, and someone buys it for $10. You make $5. Your photo can sell multiple times, and you’ll make $5 for each sale.

Rent Your Old Baby Stuff

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If you’re a parent, you likely have much baby stuff lying around. When the baby outgrows them, you might have some old car seats and strollers in storage. You can make money by renting them out to traveling parents. goBaby is a peer-to-peer rental site for doing just that. The traveling parents save money by not having to tote the stuff on planes and cars, and you can make some extra cash in the process.

Babysitting

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If you like kids, you might enjoy babysitting. One key to babysitting is being reliable in an emergency, and the American Red Cross provides services that can help you accomplish that. They offer CPR, First Aid, and several babysitting courses. Babysitters make an average of $19 an hour in the U.S.

Teaching Chess

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If you’re a chess player, you can make up to $35 an hour teaching others to play. Sites such as WyzAunt take a 40 percent cut until you reach 20 hours of tutoring. Even if you’re not an advanced player, you can get paid to work with beginners.

Test Websites and Apps

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You can get paid to test websites and apps and review their performance. Sites like UserTesting.com require you to take a short test to sign up, and then you get paid depending on the test type.

Blogging with Affiliate Links

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If you’re a blogger and your site receives a lot of traffic, you could join an affiliate network and make some extra money. As an affiliate, you get paid when someone clicks on the link on your website that connects to the partner site. Some bloggers, especially those who do it full-time, make a great deal of money doing this.

Sell Ads on Your Blog and YouTube Channel

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If your blog or YouTube channel draws a large audience, you can get paid to advertise. Your YouTube channel needs 1,000 subscribers and 4,000 hours of watch time to get paid to advertise. To get started, you send an application into the YouTube Partner Program. It gives you access to ad revenue. You can also use Google Adsense to advertise your blog or website.

Become an Instagram Influencer

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If you have a large Instagram following, you can contact companies that will pay you to advertise on your page. You can also apply for marketing platforms such as Open Influence or Aspire. You can also contact brands directly with which you want to work.

Dog Walking

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If you like dogs, you can become a dogwalker for apps like Wag and Rover. These apps offer on-demand dog walking, so you can choose a schedule that works for you. If your home allows it, you can offer overnight dog boarding.

Effortless Ways to Earn Money While You Sleep

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If you are looking to boost your bank balance, take a look at these 16 easy ways to make money while you sleep.

High-Potential Careers Where Experience is Not Needed

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If you have little experience in working different jobs but you are looking for a well-paid career, take a look at these low-skill, high-paid jobs.

Legit Ways to Make $200 in One Day

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Are you in need of some extra cash and want to make $200 a day quickly? Whether you have an unexpected expense, want to supplement your income, or just want to work from home, there are numerous legitimate ways to achieve this goal.

 

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