Ironically enough, the resumes you might be sending out in bulk might be a way to get some additional coin. With some training and certification, you can hand out top-notch resumes to job-seekers who are terrible at writing their own. You can start your own resume writing business, or work for existing companies who help you find clients.
A dog walker can make anywhere between $10 to $30 per walk in some cities. That is just for one dog, by the way; if you take on a few more you can make an easy $200 dollars or more in a week. Just do it a few days of the month and you can easily hit up a $500 dollar mark with man's best friend.
Every time you are on vacation or out of town for an extended stay, why not try using it as a hotel room? Plenty of apartment owners in awesome neighborhoods have put up their places for rent on Airbnb when they skip town for a bit. Some people have gone super ambitious and rented their apartments for the sole purpose to rent out through Airbnb.
If you or people you know have a bunch of jewelry that no one is in love with anymore, it wouldn't hurt to sell it for scrap. You even have more options for silver, like fancy silver trays. Just calculate the melt value of your gold and silver to see how much you would actually get out of everything before you hand it to a dealer.
Drug companies, medical facilities, and even the government are looking for people to test out new therapies and drugs. You can sign up for a little bit of money if you are healthy, or if you have a certain condition. Ask the researchers about the risks and if your health insurance will cover it.
There are two types of groups you can sign up for — online of in-person — but either will pay. Online focus groups are great because if you find the right one you can make somewhere between $10 to $100 dollars an hour. All this, just from debates, interviews, and interaction with people in the comfort of your home.
Math, English, and physics can be super-tough topics for students, from elementary to college levels. A teacher can do tutor work in their off-hours or someone that can speak a second language can start doing some ESL work for money. People always need translators, after all.
Do you play hard like you work hard? Well, take a paycheck along with you when you go to the bar: some women you see at the bar are staying out as professional party-goers or VIP hostesses. They can make up to $150 dollars for one night's work.
If you are a nerd who loves researching anything and everything, you can put it to use and become a part-time researcher for someone. There are companies that concentrate on finding these jobs. You can become a freelance egghead and do short-term research projects for writers and companies, however.
All you caffeine addicts might find a way to flip those beans into a net profit if you play your cards right. Save up and buy the right equipment, then learn how to roast the beans. You can sell them and make serious bank.
Let's not mince words; it's a tough side gig when people are shouting in your face. It can start low, but if you end up officiating big-time college games you can make more than $500 dollars per game. Just be careful of your calls so you won't get punched in the face.
You are most likely reading this on your iPhone or Android device to begin with. There are at least seven apps you can use that can get you paid some way. Download them, explore your options, and added a few hundred bucks into your bank account by the end of the month.