Looking to supplement your income without getting a second job? Maybe you’re saving for a particular goal, trying to pay down debt, or maybe you simply want a little more spending money. 


Well, quite easily actually, here are a number of the things you can do to turn your spare time into money making time. Did I remember to mention it is fun too? Learn how to make money in your spare time with these ten tips

  1. Task Rabbit

Task Rabbit connects service providers with people in their area who are looking for their services. Tasks range to everything from cleaning houses to running errands to doing handiwork. If you have a couple extra hours a week, it could be an easy way to supplement your income. Task Rabbit is in 19 cities across the U.S.; visit the website see if yours is one of them.

2 . Swagbucks 

Another way to get paid for killing time (whether in line at the bank or on your lunch break) is Swagbucks.com. Earn points for doing web searches, answering polls and surveys, watching videos and more; then redeem these points for things like gift cards.

3 . Mystery Shopping

If you can keep a secret and follow instructions, you may find mystery shopping a fun way to earn a little extra. Companies hire mystery shoppers to make sure their businesses are being run properly, and assignments could involve asking questions about a particular item, evaluating a cashier’s speed and friendliness or checking how clean the restrooms are at a restaurant.

4 . Sell Your Stuff on Amazon (AMZN)

You can make hundreds by selling unwanted goods on Amazon, such as unwanted gifts you collected over the holidays or that collection of baseball cards you’ve had since you were a kid. Search for your product on Amazon, scroll down past the “buy” options on the right-hand side and look for the button that says “Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon.” They’ll walk through how to prepare your listing and notify you when your item sells.

If you want the most time-efficient route, you can ship Amazon your goods, and Amazon will handle all the order processing and fulfillment for a cut of the total. The best way to get started with Fulfillment by Amazon is by reading the ebooks “Selling on Amazon” or “FBA for Beginners” –- free if you have a Kindle Unlimited subscription, or $2.99 if you don’t.

5 . Pet Sitting

If you’re a pet lover, you can get paid to watch people’s furry friends in their home or in the comfort of yours. Sites like Care.com,DogVacay.com and Rover.com connect you with pet owners who need everything from an overnight sitter to a sitter for a couple hours, and you can arrange assignments to match with your availability.

6  . Be A Film Extra

You are usually spending your time with nothing constructive, while companies are searching for extras to feature in films, which can be well a great opportunity for you. Here you can make pretty penny, and have lots and lots of fun too. If you cherish being an actor, this opportunity sounds most likely the best for you. All you have to do is to join a reputable agency, which you can locate with a bit of research.

7 .  Crafting

Let’s talk creativity here, you are that passionate person, with a gifted hand and mind to make unique and attractive things from simple material. So, what does it take to be good in this? Easy, just keep with the latest trends, especially the colors, stand out of the crowd and sell what others are not selling, keep trying new ideas-be creative all the way and work on retaining the existing customers besides winning new ones. With that achieved, you are going to roll your spare time over to making money.

8 . YouTube

Many have become YouTube icons, and they are making real money from viewers watching videos that they upload on the platform. This can be an ideal way of making money during your spare time, especially if you do it consistently.

There you have it; now you know how to make money in your spare time. A simple spare time activity can be so captivating and so rewarding. Just try it out and see how such effortless things work wonders.

9 . Rent Your Space

Got an extra room, floor or even storage space you’re not using? Turn it into a revenue stream by renting your home on AirBnB or RentYourSpace.net. Why let that space collect cobwebs when it could be collecting you cold, hard cash?


10. Sell Your Items on eBay (EBAY)

EBay’s auction-style format helps you get maximum dough for your stuff if it’s rare or popular, and you can also set a “Buy It Now” price for serious buyers who want to skip the bidding. Be sure to present your item accurately, take lots of flattering photos and write an interesting description.

Author: yadiracastro

Hi, my name is Yadira Castro I'm a teacher, I teach people how to break through financial distress, create a plan to build their income, and live a life they love, on a budget they can afford.