If you have been recommended to work from home or limit your activities and public events during the Coronavirus pandemic, you are not alone. There are many countries taking this precautionary measure to ensure the virus does not spread so rapidly. Some people are taking advantage of this adjustment to use their extra time to make money from home. But how can you do this?
First, you will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet and access to a reliable internet connection. In some cases, you may need a PayPal account but it is not necessary to make money from home. I have included a list of jobs, gigs, and tasks you can do to make extra money online broken down into categories below.
If you like to do research and express your thoughts in words on a specific topic or subject, you can make some extra cash writing content for others. There are several companies that will pay you to do this. Some pay per article and others pay an hourly rate or otherwise. Here are a few writing companies you can try listed below.
- Constant Content
- Internet Brands
- The Mysterious World pays $25 to $50 per article
- Income Diary
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Browse the Web
Make money when you turn on your computer and browse Google and other search engines like Bing, Internet Explorer and others.
- Qmee – instant pay
- Inbox Dollars – Get $5 to join
- Mobile Expression
- Nielsen Digital Voice
- Savvy Connect
Get cashback when you shop at the mall, Walmart, Target, Club stores, Amazon, Kroger, Starbucks, the mall, home improvement stores, and many other stores close to 3,000! You can use these free apps and websites to get cashback when you shop.
- Rakuten – Get $10 when you join plus cashback to shop!
- Fetch Rewards – Use code G4HBH to get $2 when you join plus cash when you scan receipts.
- GetUpside – Use code ALICIA7572 to get $0.15 extra cashback when you upload a gas receipt from gas stations near your area.
- NCP – Free cash, gift cards, win up to $20,000 in cash and so much more!
- Receipt Pal
- Mr. Rebates
Get Paid Sites
Several companies are open to members who are at least 13 worldwide to use their site daily to participate in daily surveys, play games, watch funny videos, complete online tasks, and more for real cash, gift cards, and other prizes that you can join for free below.
- Fusion Cash
- Get-paid.com – Get paid to type business cards and more
- Points Prizes
- Quick Rewards
Download and install these apps to earn cash while you are connected to the Internet. These applications run in the background and track your search habits and more. You can earn $200 or more per year doing this. Super easy to earn!
Various ways you can make money right now with your smartphone or computer.
- Arcadia Power
- Cash 4 Books
- OHM Connect
- Start a Podcast
- Start a Free Newsletter with Constant Contact
- Turo – Rent your car for decent cash
- Thredup – Sell your used clothes, jewelry, handbags, and more.
Get paid to be a secret shopper when you visit grocery stores, retail stores, automobile dealerships, etc.
Earn money to answer polls and questions in your spare time. There are several market research companies that will pay you to evaluate various products and for your feedback as a consumer. Some paid surveys will send you a check, pay through direct deposit, via gift cards, Bitcoin, Visa cards, Bitcoin, and other rewards.
- Branded Surveys – must be 13
- Life Points
- LEO Surveys
- L & E Research
- My Soap Box
- National Consumer Panel
- Nielsen Computer & Mobile Panel
- Opinion Inn – Get a $10 bonus when you join
- Paid Viewpoint
- Permission Research
- Pinecone Research
- Product Report Card
- Survey Junkie
- Survey Savvy
- Toluna Opinions
- VIP Voice
Earn money reviewing new music, clothes, websites, smartphone apps, and more. You may be required to write and publish a short review or speak your thoughts out loud.
Complete quick and easy gigs from your computer and/or mobile devices that may include but not limited to taking pictures, making videos, typing data from grocery receipts, rate articles and so much more. Some of these sites pay daily, weekly, and per task.
Download these free smartphone apps to earn money to do a variety of things including downloading free apps, scanning barcodes, and more.
Have you ever dreamed of selling your own stuff? Many people are now doing this and are able to generate decent income by doing so online. Here are a few ideas that you can try to make this work for you.
- Books/ebooks – Self-publish your own book for free through Amazon Direct Publishing
- Course – Create your own course and sell it for a set fee to others.
- Gazelle – Sell your electronics and phones for cash.
- Redbubble – Sell your original artwork to the world for free!
- Spreadshirt – Create your own designs/logos in your own online store for free!
- Used Clothes
- Buybackworld – Sell your iPhones, gift cards, cell phones, tablets, gaming consoles, smartwatches, and more for cash!
- Stella & Dot – Earn cash fast-selling beauty kits, jewelry, and so much more.
- Sellbackbooks – Sell your books back to this company for cash.
Teach young children from your home to learn English as a secondary language. You can use your own teaching style and work when you want from the US, UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Online tutoring pays $20 per hour and up!
Work at Home Jobs
There are literally hundreds of companies that hire people to work from home remotely. That is what this blog is all about. I constantly post brand new work at home jobs every week on the weekly job section and Friday freebie pages of this blog. Be sure to come back and visit these pages often for new updates. You can also go to Homebasedmommie.com and our Facebook group Workersonboard Community for even more job leads.
- My Employment Options – Several, free work at home job listings and job placement assistance for those who are disabled and receive SSI or SSDI disability benefits.