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7 Legitimate Ways To Make Money From Home

A few years ago it seemed like a total science fiction that someone could make money from home, let alone with the internet. But now that line of work is becoming more and more acceptable. There are now more than a few people making their living from the vicinity of their sofa. Keep on reading for the different ways that will help you go through life without leaving your home! Some of them include the easiest jobs on the planet like watching TV.

Become A Test Knitter

The knitting scene might seem like a bore, but a lot has changed since the late 90’s. Lee Meredith of Leethalknits finds knitters and supplies work for them.

She says that she finds most of her test knitters in her group on Ravelry, a site for fellow knitters and crocheters. Knitters can sign up for her master list of testers and be contacted when she has a new project.

Watch More Television

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There’s a new company called “RewardTV” that pays you to answer trivia questions about last night’s TV shows. You’re not going to get rich doing this, but it’s a fun way to make an extra $15-$20 a month from something as easy as watching Game Of Thrones. Well, maybe it’s not so much for the faint of heart, but it’s still worth doing.

Tell This Company What’s In Your Fridge

Once you sign up to be on the Nielsen Consumer Panel (NCP), the company will send you a free scanner. Every time you go shopping, you simply scan the barcodes of each product and send your data off to NCP. As an active participant, you earn gift points which you can redeem for different types of merchandise. You can choose from electronics to jewelry, and so on. So you can spend all your easy earned money on shopping. Then again, maybe not?

Sell Your Trash

Americans throw away approximately 266 million tons of trash every year and apparently they might as well be throwing out cash! Anything from your empty wine bottles to old magazines can be sold online. Here’s a list of things in your trash that might be worth cash: ink cartridges, wine bottles & corks, old magazines, plastic coke bottles, and much more. So make sure you go through your trash if you want to make a little extra dollars.

Sell Your Crafts On Etsy

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Just because you don’t have a dedicated crafts room like Martha Stewart or Rosie O’Donnell doesn’t mean you can’t become a successful entrepreneur by selling your crafts online. In the past, creators had to slug it out at fairs and markets, but all of this has changed as online marketplaces like Etsy, allow amateur craftspeople to have a forum to sell their goods.

Sell Your Old Books


You could, of course, have a garage sale but one of the best ways to get rid of old books is to use the Bookscouter app. You scan your book’s barcode with your smartphone and Bookscouter will let you compare the payout of different buyback companies. Once you’ve found the company you just fill out information about your payment, prepare the books to be shipped, sit back, relax, and watch your old books turn to cash.

Turn Your Grocery Receipts In For Rebates

Have you heard of rebate apps? If not, check out the Ibotta app which works by giving you a cash rebate on your grocery store purchases. All you need to do is take a picture of your receipt with your smartphone. You don’t even need to go somewhere special, as you can shop at your normal grocery store. Ibotta makes the need to run across town in order to save money obsolete.

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