Have little to no capital to set up a business? Can’t be bothered with learning new skills, taking courses, or going back to school? These gigs are not demanding and you can start them right away to earn extra income.
53. Walk Dogs in Your City
Rover.com is the largest network of dog walkers and pet sitters in the U.S. and is a well-paying side hustle if you like dogs. Set up a free account here, choose your schedule and price, and earn up to $1,000 per month working part-time.
You can withdraw your earnings two days after walking a dog.
54. Rent Out Your Parking Spot
Is your driveway, parking space, or garage sitting idle when you are at work during the day? Consider renting it out to others for cash. List your space on Pavemint, Parklee, and Rover Parking.
This gig can be very rewarding if you live close to downtown or a busy recreational center (e.g. game and music venues).
55. Do Mystery Shopping
Mystery shoppers can have fun and earn cash at the same time. Simply sign-up with a reputable mystery shopping company and they will send you specific tasks to complete such as buying food at a restaurant or changing your car oil at a dealership.
Evaluate the service provided and submit a report. Each shop you visit can pay you up to $25 per assignment. Examples of mystery shopping websites are:
- Secret Shopper
56. Become a Personal Shopper
Earn extra income in your spare time by helping people do their grocery shopping. If you are so inclined, you can also help them deliver their orders.
Instacart is hiring full-service and in-store shoppers right now. Personal shoppers make up to $25 per hour.
57. Make Money as a Mock Juror
Ever wondered what it is like to serve on a jury? Well, you can experience ‘fake’ jury duty and get paid.
Lawyers often set up mock trials using mock jurors so they can practice their case defense before appearing at a real court. Mock jurors can earn up to $150 per day. Gigs are available online or in person.
A few places to find this gig include Ejury, SignUpDirect, OnlineVerdict, and JuryTalk.
58. Do MicroJobs on Mechanical Turk
This Amazon site pays you to do simple tasks in your spare time.
Some of the work available on Mechanical Turk include image/video processing, finding and removing duplicate entries online, completing questionnaires, transcribing audio, fine-tuning search engine results, and more.
59. Get Paid To Write Reviews
Provide feedback on products and services online and get paid. Some of the best sites to make money writing reviews are:
- Vindale Research: Earn up to $50 per review
- Software Judge
- Review Stream
60. Cuddle Strangers
Yes, it is a legit gig and you can make up to $80 per hour as a professional cuddler or snuggler (no sex involved).
Your clients are mostly people who are looking for the human touch to help them with their anxiety or depression. The science behind this is that skin-to-skin touch releases oxytocin which inhibits cortisol, a stress hormone.
Here’s a woman who paid off $3,500 in student loan debt by snuggling.
61. Rent Out Your Possessions/Equipment
Rent out what you already own to others and make extra money.
Things you can rent out include textbooks, cars, carpet cleaner, lawnmower, snow blower, storage space, clothes, sports gear, musical instruments, and more.
62. Inbox Dollars ($5 Bonus)
Inbox Dollars is a popular “get paid to” site. They pay you to answer surveys, watch videos, play games, watch videos, read emails and shop online.
They have paid their members more than $57 million to date. Get your $5 bonus here.
63. Become a Gigwalker
Gigwalk is a micro-task platform where you can get paid for completing small jobs using your phone. Available gigs include going into a store to verify that products on the shelf are priced accurately. You take a photo and submit it.
You can earn between $3 and $100 per gig and payment is done through PayPal.
64. Work Extra Hours and Shifts
Stay back and work more hours if it is available at your current job. This will increase your paycheck and may also come in handy when you ask for a raise.
Money Making Ideas That Require No Previous Experience