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I absolutely love being a stay at home mom and I wouldn’t trade it for the world, but living on one income can sometimes be challenging. Therefore, I’m always looking for new ways to earn extra income from home and over the years I’ve learned a little about what works and what doesn’t. So here are my top 5 easy ways that anyone can make money from home.
Swagbucks is a website where you earn by doing simple tasks such as searching the internet, watching videos, answering surveys, playing games, etc. Once you earn enough bucks you can turn them in for prizes or gift cards. I normally turn mine in for PayPal or Amazon gift cards.
450 Swagbucks = $5 Amazon Gift Card
2500 Swagbucks = $25 PayPal Gift Card
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Bing is a search engine that is just as good as Google (I promise!) where you can earn points for searches. You can later redeem those points for gift cards. You earn 1 pt for every 2 searches up to 25 per day on the computer and up to 10 per day on your mobile phone. I earn $10 per month in gift cards just for searching the Internet and it only takes 5 minutes or less per day!
To sign up for Bing Rewards click here.
Grocery Rebate Apps
If you have a smart phone and you’re not taking advantage of all the awesome rebate apps available then you’re missing out on free money! I easily earn $20+ per month just by submitting my weekly grocery receipts on my favorite apps. The best three apps (in my experience) are Ibotta, Checkout51, and Wal-Mart Savings Catcher.
Sell on Craigslist & Ebay
Making money by selling on Craigslist and Ebay is possible, but it takes hard work and commitment. You will probably want to start out by finding things you already have around the house to sell. Then, once you get more comfortable with how much things sell for you can start finding quality like new items at thrift store, estate sales, garages sales, consignment sales, etc. To learn more about how to find quality kids clothes at rock bottom prices go here.
When I first got married, I kept my friends baby and made around $30 per day. It was fun and a great source of income for us! If you like kids then this might be something that would work well for you. The best way to get the word out is by telling your friends that you are available. You could also post your availability on your social media accounts or sign up for websites such as Sittercity.com
These ideas are only scratching the surface on ways to make money from home. If you have specialized skills then you could become a virtual assistant, freelance writer, website developer, medical coder, etc. The sky and your imagination are the limit when it comes to making money from home, but in order to make it work you will need hard work and determination!
What ideas do you have for making money from home?