So, the summers are here finally! The much awaited one amongst all the vacations indeed – especially for the school and college going kids. Summers are the ideal time when the students can utilize their spare time for earning some extra money. In fact, this concept is also applicable to anyone of us who wants to make some extra savings for the much-awaited summer trip we all have planned yet not being able to execute it for the shortage on the money. An extra earning goes a long way in making our wealth grow steadily. And, summer gives us plenty of options to do so. Here are a few ways through which we can make extra money this summer;
- House Sittings
Now, summers are the time when people travel. And that too for a long duration. Hence, this is the ideal time to housesit for the ones who are going for vacations. This might include checking on their mail on daily basis, watering their plants, feeding and taking care of their pets, etc. The work remains simple and gives you extra money. If one manages to line up a few of such house sittings then the summer can no doubt prove to be lucky and lucrative for you.
Yes, ideally summers are indeed supposed to be all fun and no studies, but a few out there like to keep themselves on the roll. This is especially applicable to the aspirants who are looking forward to giving any kind of admission tests for special courses/ colleges or even for any job. Hence, tutoring can be one of the ways through which one can earn that extra bit of money, also working as a tutor helps you to earn more than compared to the other means of summer jobs.
- Dog Walking
Dog walking is a great mean of making extra money during the summers and also for rest of the year. People who go on vacation during summers / keep traveling a lot or simply is too busy to spare a walk with the dog on daily basis hires people or dog walking. Engaging in a number of such jobs will yield better results for the extra bit of pocket money.
If you want to make more money out of this summer then put your driving skills to use. These days the demand for cab facilities by “Ola” or “Uber” is touching the sky. They have literary become part of our daily transportation. Engaging as an Uber or Ola driver will give you the opportunity to make enough money and also is a great scope to meet new people all day long. In fact, engaging as a driver in Uber gives a steady source of income and people do end up making a huge amount of money compared to other petty jobs.
- Garage sales
Garage sales have become a popular concept by now. You can put this summer to use by putting up a Garage sale. Garage sale helps you to get rid of things which you no longer may need or use and also in return helps you in earning a decent amount of money. You may sell your old books, appliances, clothes or household items. These days the garage sale has virtually moved online where one may sell their used products at such websites and attract buyers from all around the city. Thus, you get a larger target audience and make maximum profit. OLX, Quicker, etc. are few such websites to name a few. This is a great way of earning money during the summer.
- Refer and Earn
Now, this might be the easiest of all! Today many are earning money by referring apps to another person. Yes, that’s how simple it is. All you need to do is to refer certain apps to your friends and contact list and you will be paid in return for publicizing the same. Freecharge App is one such one app which helps you in earning money by referring to other people. Also, you will find plenty of discount coupons for the same in Grabon, Coupondunia, Couponraja, Zoutons, and make a handful of saving.
In fact, one trick to make money is to spend it wisely. Zouton.com is one such website which has an innumerable number of deals, coupons and discounts on a variety of categories right starting from clothing, households, furniture to recharges, bills and payment. You name it and you will have it. Hence, don’t forget to look upon this website before making any kind of purchase and making money by saving a couple of bucks.
- Write a Book
If writing is your passion and writing a book has been your “dream”, then this summer make your dream come true! Thanks to self-publishing, now anyone can become an author and get the book published themselves. Amazon’s Kindle direct publishing has made the process of publishing books really simple and easy. Also, “Create Space” is another option which you may explore. One can earn a lot through this. And if you are talented enough to publish a “top-selling” book then, this summer job will definitely turn into a permanent one for sure.
- Start Blogging
Starting a blog is a great way to make extra money. Blogging gives you a platform to express your passion and also gives you a chance to make extra money out of it. Though there are a few costs associated with blogging, (hosting being main amongst them), yet if done right, blogging can yield you fantastic results. The best and cheapest option for blogging is Bluehost or HostGator.
- Start a YouTube Channel
Similar to Blogging, “YouTube” Channel is the trendiest way to make extra money using your passion. All you need to do is to get the content ready and start your own channel. Also, don’t forget to sign up for “Adsense” to earn money. Once, your channels get stable, you will get a steady flow of income.
- Rent out your place
If you are lucky enough to own a place and have a spare room, then do consider to rent it out or better still if you stay at a tourist-attracting place then rent it out to the tourist. You can engage with sites like “Airbnb” and earn a handful. This is definitely a unique way to earn some extra bucks.
- Sell your Textbooks
Yet another way to earn a handful is to sell out your old textbooks with are no more in use to you. You can sell them to someone who needs them or better still sells them out to a bookstore which buys out second-hand books. This will help you in earning quite a bit of money depending on the no. of books that are being sold by you and also on the condition of the books.
Thus, these were the few methods through which you may earn your extra bit of money during the summers. Choose amongst the above give a head start to earn your summer money. In fact, you may try your hand at multiple things to get hold of the best amongst them. The summers are already here and neither should you wait any longer. Make this summer the best by these above steps and thank us later for this! Make that extra space in your pocket for that extra money and start off!