If you are in college, you know that money can be hard to come by. You need to have a side hustle job to get a few extra bucks. You have a lot of choices, some easy, some hard. Here are some great side hustles that can put money in your pocket, starting with the easiest ones.
- Paid Surveys
Yup, you really can make some extra money survey taking but there is a trick to it. The trick, avoid being scammed. To do this you need to choose quality websites that really want your opinion. Here are a few that we like.
- Vindale Research A long time player in the industry. Review products, take surveys and even keep some of the products that you review. Earn up to $100 per survey. Over 5 million has been paid out by this company.
- SwagBucks You can earn a good amount of money with Swagbucks and do so in a number of different ways. You can take surveys, watch videos, surf the internet, etc. They have a way to monetize just about everything you do online. They also have a $5 signing bonus that you can take advantage of right now.
Be sure to fill out your profile so that you get the best paying and most relevant surveys.
- Become An Ebay Seller
You can make a lot of money on Ebay selling your stuff and stuff you find. The trick is to get a good inventory by buying items for cheap on Craigslist or at garage sales and then reselling them. Spend a little time searching Ebay to see what types of items sell and then go get some inventory.
- Write An EBook
Your in college so you can write. Put together an ebook and sell it for a buck or two on Amazon. If you are really good, you can put together some fiction but you can also publish guides to help people.
- Write Articles
Webmaster are always looking for fresh content for their website. Advertise your services on Fiverr or webmaster forums on the internet. If you are good, you can get a lot of work and steadily increase your prices as people see your quality.
- Tutor Fellow Students
Are you an A student in a certain class or classes. Help some fellow students out with your skills and make some money in the process.
- Recycle Metal
This not only includes cans but also scrap metal like copper and aluminum. You might not make a fortune but you can make a few extra bucks and get some outdoor time in the process.
- Sell Blood
Blood and plasma is and will always be in high demand. You can sell it every few months and it is easy. You just lie back and watch television while they do all of the work.
- Drive For Uber
This is income that you can turn on or off whenever you have some free time. You can sign up for Uber online and be up and running pretty quickly.
- Start A Blog
If you like to write and have a particular interest that you are knowledgable on, why not share it. Platforms like wordpress are easy to use and domain names and hosting are super cheap. Once you start going, you can monetize your website with Adsense or something similar.
- Clean Houses
Advertise your services at local papers or with online classifieds and make some extra money when you have free time. You can schedule the jobs for when you want as most people just want their homes cleaned once a week at some time. Make even more money with move out and move in cleanings and by learning how to clean carpet.
- Garage Sale Flip
You can find some bargains at garage sales. Purchase low and sell high on Ebay or brick and mortar retailers. You might find a guitar on the cheap and sell it for more to a music store. Be on the lookout for high fashion clothing that you can sell to a clothing resale shop.
These are just a few side hustle jobs for students but there are certainly more. Above all else be creative and if you see a need for a certain service, do not be afraid to fill that need, as long as it is legal of course.