Fast and Easy Ways to Earn Extra Money From Home

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There are plenty of easy ways to earn extra money from home these days. For most of the items on this list, you don’t need anything but your cell and some WiFi to make money online. These are some of the great ways you can supplement your income without even leaving the house in the 2020s.

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Fast and Easy Ways to Earn Extra Money From Home

You may not get rich overnight with these methods, but you can certainly make enough to change your life, especially if you use a combination of everything below! Don’t trust anyone out there telling you that you can get rich overnight. Those are typically scams.

Offer Your Services

Do you have some type of marketable skills that you could be getting paid for? Are you a talented writer? Can you create business logos or other types of graphics? Maybe you’ve got experience as a digital marketer. Whatever your skills may be, put them to use and get paid for your work on a freelancing site like Fiverr.

Earn Cash Back On Everyday Purchases

If you’re going to be doing some shopping anyway, you may as well be earning cashback on all of your purchases. Sites like Mr. Rebates can earn you up to 10% back on sites like Amazon, eBay, and

Become an Online English Tutor and Get Paid Regularly

If you’re a native English speaker, you can make some great extra money online by tutoring people from all over the world. With PalFish, you can set your own rate between $14-$22/hour. Check out our post all about how to earn money from your phone on Palfish, and apply today!

Watch Videos and Play Games for Money

Yep, you read that right. You can get paid for watching videos and playing games on your phone and computer. QuickRewards has no minimum payout threshold, so as long as you make a few bucks (which is super easy) you can cash out that same day.

Get Paid to Test Apps

Websites like will pay you to test different websites and apps and report back about your experiences. In most cases, this will require you to take screen and/or voice recordings to document the steps you take.

Sell Your Stuff and Earn

If you’ve got anything laying around the house that may be worth something and that you’re willing to part with, you can always flip it on sites like eBay or Poshmark. Alternatively, if you’re the artsy type, you can create stuff and open your own store on Etsy.

Get Paid to Read Emails

Earn money online by doing simple tasks like reading emails and signing up for free offers. UniqPaid is an international online reward program that’s open to everyone who can receive payments via PayPal. Get paid for testing extensions and websites, reading emails, and completing offers.

Make Money With Affiliate Marketing

If you have a substantial following on social media or a blog, you could be earning money through affiliate marketing. You can either sign up with the companies of your choice individually, or you can use a platform like Amazon Affiliates (or do both!)

What’s Next?

Check out our list of interesting online side hustles!

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Erika Sellmer is a digital content specialist with a passion for remote work and empathic design.