Tuesday, July 27, 2010

A few strategies to make some extra money

It is always a good idea to make some extra . It can help you to pay off a , save or just buy something that you want.

This article outlines a few ways to generate some extra money. Depending on your commitment and goals, some of these strategies can be turned into significant streams of income.

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Think about all the stuff you have around you, do you really need all of that? It is likely that something you don't need anymore may be useful to someone else. There are several stories on the internet about people who have made a few bucks, hundreds or thousands of dollars.

All you need to do is take stock of what you have and sell anything that you don't need anymore.


Blogging is a simple and quick way to start your own business. Over time, and with good and relevant content, you may build a loyal readership which may generate you some income through ads, affiliate marketing and other strategies.

It is also fun to be writing and exchanging ideas about a topic that you love.


EBooks have the potential of generating significant income. Similarly to blogging, you can write an ebook on something that you are really interested, put it on the internet for sale and make some money.


Organisations all over the world need your opinion as a customer. They value your opinion so they can make various different decisions about the product, marketing and other aspects of their product management.

Your opinion is so important that they are willing to pay for it. You can find several online paid surveys. You can take a few each day and make some money from it.

This strategy requires some start up cash in order to acquire an investment property. It is hard to get started, but once yo do you can make money from rental income and as your property value goes up you also make money.

Many people build a sizable property portfolio which generates passive income.

Invest in the

Investing in the stock market is a common approach to generate income. As I have mentioned in previous posts, you need to learn before you start and you need to do a lot of research to ensure that you are investing in a good company.

You can also get stock market reports to help you to make your decisions. It is important to get the right advice, which can be of great help if you are a beginner investor.

I have recently blogged on the risks and benefits of investing in shares. For more information click here.

This short article is by no means exhaustive. The most important aspect of these strategies is to start. Do something about it , choose one strategy and get going, it may be the best decision you ever make.