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« Reply #450 on: January 30, 2016, 05:22:05 PM »
We do:
- dog training
- dog boarding
- credit card churning
- freelancing (writing in a technical area)
- betting arbitrage

Am looking into getting into:
- bike repair
- guitar teaching
- writing ebooks

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« Reply #451 on: January 31, 2016, 10:05:08 PM »
I used to sell cute handcrafted voodoo dolls and create character sprites for a visual novel.

Nowadays, I'm trying my hand to write articles and get paid for it.

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« Reply #452 on: February 01, 2016, 12:11:04 AM »
I babysit and dogsit occasionally, and do Amazon Mturk while at home/break at work. Just signed up with a few companies online to see if I can do website testing occasionally as well.

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« Reply #453 on: February 01, 2016, 09:02:05 AM »
I occasionally do Swagbucks for a few dollars but looking to get some good ideas from this thread.

I'm considering Lyft/Uber but am kind of unsure if the benefits outweigh the costs.
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« Reply #454 on: February 01, 2016, 01:55:06 PM »
i wrote an e-book, and on a typical month, i make about $50 from it. the first few months it was out, i made a lot more.

working on the second one now :)

Do you know the rough word count of your E-Book?  I want to write something, but I keep thinking it will be too short!


i can't remember exactly, but i think it's between 15-20,000 words. it's 10 chapters long, and each chapter is 1500-2000 words. comes out to 45 pages as assessed by the kindle store.

i priced it low -- $2.99 -- figuring that it will be at least as entertaining and useful as a cup of coffee.

That is so cool, Miss Madge! Your e-book looks really cool and I will check out blog as well. This is very inspiring.
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« Reply #455 on: February 02, 2016, 03:16:23 PM »
In the summer I lay sod with a landscaping crew every other Friday for $250 a day. Sod days are about 10 hours long with trucks leaving pallets at homes and the crew moving quickly from house to house. Lot of hustle but been a good gig for me.

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« Reply #456 on: April 09, 2016, 06:35:39 AM »
I've done a few different side jobs in the past:

SAT tutoring
Consulting for an old company after I had moved to a new one
Copy-editing
Participating in market research surveys

Things that I'm trying now:

Writing romance novels with other forum members (already published a few)
Writing ebooks on how to increase your salary (in the market research stage)

Things that I tried and abandoned for various reasons:

Personal finance coaching
Decluttering service
Credit card bonus chasing
Mechanical Turk (oh my god the teeeedium)

A friend who recently moved to my neighborhood said she could pay me to dogsit occasionally. Not sure if I would want to take her money, though. She's not in the best financial shape.

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« Reply #457 on: April 09, 2016, 09:30:23 AM »
things i've done in the past:

  • e-mail spam... during the golden days of AOL, you could make $10k/week :-O also managed to make a passive income on it for $500/yr when I got out which was pretty schweet, stopped because morals kicked in eventually (I was in highschool)
  • build computers for a flat $100 fee + 10% on parts I ordered for you
  • stream on twitch/youtube and got donations prior to advertising being a thing on youtube
  • google reputation management stuff for a couple of businesses but it felt slimy so I stopped
  • buy/sell retro video games

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« Reply #458 on: April 23, 2016, 09:19:32 AM »
What a great thread!
I started a similar (side jobs) thread yesterday, and for some reason it was deleted.
But this is great.

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« Reply #459 on: April 23, 2016, 09:27:21 AM »
I started a similar (side jobs) thread yesterday, and for some reason it was deleted.

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It appears intact to me.

http://forum.mrmoneymustache.com/post-fire/side-jobs-54582/
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« Reply #460 on: April 23, 2016, 10:10:56 AM »
I started a similar (side jobs) thread yesterday, and for some reason it was deleted.

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It appears intact to me.

http://forum.mrmoneymustache.com/post-fire/side-jobs-54582/

Oh... I was looking in the wrong forum. Or it was moved.

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« Reply #461 on: April 23, 2016, 11:37:25 AM »
Oh... I was looking in the wrong forum. Or it was moved.

Nope, it looks like it was just posted to the wrong forum.  I moved it to AAM.  This thread probably suffices to answer your question though, with 9 pages of answers.  :)
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« Reply #462 on: June 05, 2016, 01:22:05 AM »
I've started going for walks collecting soda/beer bottles. Where I live you get around $0.15 per bottle and people are too lazy to bring them in and just throw them all over the place. It started with my GF (who's working in a hotel) being allowed to take the bottles she found around the hotel rooms. And now I collect on my weekend-walks as well. Obviously not the best hourly wage but I like to walk a lot anyway and it helps clean up nature too. Almost covers our food budget on a good day.

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« Reply #463 on: June 13, 2016, 03:08:45 PM »
I've done some marketing surveys, dog sitting and selling things on ebay. I'm hoping to try my hand eventually at voiceover narration for ebooks.
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« Reply #464 on: June 13, 2016, 06:51:03 PM »
I do custom shirts for people.  Over the past 2 weeks I made over $350 for about 6 hours of total work.  The shirts are usually for businesses or special occasions.

The plan now is to actually promote the business locally but because si far it has been word of mouth. I do it cause I actually enjoy it, so no real pressure to promote it, but now that we are moving to our new home, I'll have a dedicated area for my equipment.

I also do car repairs on the side, since that's what I really do for a living, so that's super easy money.

Another thing I just did, which I think I'm going to continue is buy/fix/sell cars and lawn tractors. I recently made $1k flipping an older BMW. Now I'm in talks to buy a cool riding mower which doesn't run for $80. If it goes well, I think I'll be able to sell it for $250+ once finished and I should make about $125+.

With the previous post, I think I may have a line on a newer MINI Cooper which needs major engine repair for about $1500 which after putting another $750 into, will probably sell for about $6k+, hopefully I get my hands on that one.
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« Reply #465 on: June 14, 2016, 05:30:18 AM »
My new side gig is a four-plex that cash flows really well. On the first of the month, people pay me!

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« Reply #466 on: June 14, 2016, 05:44:22 AM »
i scalp tickets - i have also recently started buying things on slick deals to resell on craigslist/ in my community... recent purchase 9  standup paddleboards for 150 each i plan to at least double up on if not more.
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« Reply #467 on: June 14, 2016, 10:45:08 AM »
i scalp tickets - i have also recently started buying things on slick deals to resell on craigslist/ in my community... recent purchase 9  standup paddleboards for 150 each i plan to at least double up on if not more.

Some people do this at the end of the season at Costco or BJs. Buy all the beach stuff and store in your garage to resell at the peak of beach season. I don't like the risk or having that kind of big inventory. I'd rather slow roll it using eBay. So much less cash risk. Also don't have to deal with craigslist meetups which I struggle with since I have 2 small children and busy weekends
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« Reply #468 on: June 14, 2016, 01:57:29 PM »
I sell on Ebay and have profited around $1,500.00 in the last year. All of the items that I've sold so far are personal items from years ago that I finally decided to un-box and get rid of.

I may be interested in trying some online proof-reading, has anyone ever tried that? I apologize if it's already been discussed. What are some legitimate sites for this?

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« Reply #469 on: June 14, 2016, 02:00:40 PM »
I sell on Ebay and have profited around $1,500.00 in the last year. All of the items that I've sold so far are personal items from years ago that I finally decided to un-box and get rid of.

I may be interested in trying some online proof-reading, has anyone ever tried that? I apologize if it's already been discussed. What are some legitimate sites for this?

I'm sure you can find something through upwork, but it would take a lot of electronic legwork. I'm a much bigger fan of eBay!
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« Reply #470 on: June 14, 2016, 02:10:31 PM »
I'm sure you can find something through upwork, but it would take a lot of electronic legwork. I'm a much bigger fan of eBay!

Thanks! I plan on doing something like that in addition to continuing the Ebay selling. Has anyone had any experience with Upwork?

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« Reply #471 on: June 16, 2016, 12:55:50 PM »
Doesn't bring in 'extra cash' per se, but it's a great deal...

A couple I know recently took on a side-gig as "RV Relocation specialists".  They picked up an RV from the factory in Forest City, IA and spent 9 days driving cross-country to Denver, CO for a fee of $10/day for use of the RV. 

A website I found offers similar deals with common pickup points (http://www.apollorv.com/reloc.aspx)



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« Reply #472 on: June 16, 2016, 01:02:08 PM »
Doesn't bring in 'extra cash' per se, but it's a great deal...

A couple I know recently took on a side-gig as "RV Relocation specialists".  They picked up an RV from the factory in Forest City, IA and spent 9 days driving cross-country to Denver, CO for a fee of $10/day for use of the RV. 

A website I found offers similar deals with common pickup points (http://www.apollorv.com/reloc.aspx)

I...did not know that was a thing. Thanks!!

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« Reply #473 on: July 12, 2016, 08:47:14 PM »
One of my husband's side jobs gave me a bit of a surprise last week when I noticed an extra grand in our bank account.

I called him about it and he said, "Oh, x must have paid me." "So... we can keep it? Cool." Transferred straight into savings.

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« Reply #474 on: July 13, 2016, 02:13:20 PM »
One of my husband's side jobs gave me a bit of a surprise last week when I noticed an extra grand in our bank account.

I called him about it and he said, "Oh, x must have paid me." "So... we can keep it? Cool." Transferred straight into savings.

What does he do that creates magical $1000s?
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« Reply #475 on: July 14, 2016, 12:00:55 AM »
One of my husband's side jobs gave me a bit of a surprise last week when I noticed an extra grand in our bank account.

I called him about it and he said, "Oh, x must have paid me." "So... we can keep it? Cool." Transferred straight into savings.

What does he do that creates magical $1000s?

He does thing with words and pictures. He works 70-80 hours a week, then picks up freelance copywriting, photography and graphic design jobs.

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« Reply #476 on: July 14, 2016, 07:31:09 PM »
I do custom shirts for people.

This sounds like some creative fun!  How did you get into this?  What kind of equipment do you use? 

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« Reply #477 on: July 15, 2016, 01:16:06 PM »
I rent out my basement apartment on Airbnb. It requires maybe 20 hours of work per month (cleaning, communicating with guests, etc.). It brings in about 1,800 per month in income, some of which is used to cover elevated utility costs, paper product costs, etc. Still a pretty profitable side gig, and we've also met a lot of cool people too.

WOW!  Where do you live that you get that much demand?

Are you still using Airbnb for your basement apartment?  Do you need to be home most of the time to do this?  This sounds better than the students i take in.

I live in Chicago. Hotels are so expensive here; there's a lot of demand for affordable temporary housing. :)

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« Reply #478 on: July 15, 2016, 02:28:57 PM »
I have done translation and transcription in the past but have recently found a more lucrative side gig. Anyone with an ESL or TESOL background can become an at-home language assessor. The company sends you recordings of ESL students and you rate them. I make about 40$/h 10hours per week. Very happy I found this!

Can you send me the details as well about the at-home language assessor job?

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« Reply #479 on: July 15, 2016, 04:03:46 PM »
I teach swim lessons for the Y. It only pays $13/hr, but my gym membership is free, and the kids are cute. I'm down to 5 clients right now, but I'm super picky and only teach one-on-one lessons one day a week. They have a massive, 3+ month long waiting list, so if I was less picky and more flexible I could do more. Generally, as long as you have swimming skills yourself, you don't need to be certified to teach (just have basic CPR and first aid).

Overtime at my real job is more like $60/hr, so I always have to cancel if a chance for that comes up!

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« Reply #480 on: July 17, 2016, 01:29:21 AM »
Just posted about a side-gig selling trade lines for your CCs that pays really well ($600+/hr):
http://forum.mrmoneymustache.com/share-your-badassity/selling-tradelines-piggybacking-$600hr-20-40kyr-side-gig/

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« Reply #481 on: July 18, 2016, 03:51:07 AM »
computer/cell phone repair
network/computer/sound system setup and wiremanagment
Domain parking
youtube videos (very very very small 10-20$ passive monthly income)
twitch.tv donations 1-500$/mo, just for playing games with my friends

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« Reply #482 on: July 18, 2016, 03:37:40 PM »
I have seen a number of articles on people selling their Pokémon Go accounts. 

Interesting concept of biking and walking around town getting exercise and seeing the sites while building up your character for cash. 

http://www.polygon.com/2016/7/18/12211672/pokemon-go-selling-account-cheating

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« Reply #483 on: July 25, 2016, 06:37:37 AM »
I've done a lot of consulting (mostly data science work) over the past year and a half, making $6k+ in 2015 and on track to make $15k+ in 2016. Finding the gigs is the hardest part, but I've really had pretty good success on Moonlighting recently. Moonlighting is an exchange of people who need stuff done and people who want to do stuff. I'm usually one of the latter.

Moonlighting: http://www.gomnlt.com/mnlt/sign_up/?SubAff=1061

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« Reply #484 on: July 25, 2016, 06:43:54 AM »
I bring in an extra $40k-$60k a year doing software and database consulting work. Averaging about 6 hours a week of real work. I'm ready to quit it, but the money's nice.

I also sell electronics from yard sales on ebay, doesn't bring in more than maybe $750 a year but it's fun.

In near future I'll be releasing a cookbook.  In the less near but not distant future, I'll be opening a brewery.

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« Reply #485 on: July 25, 2016, 12:44:16 PM »
Reviewing grant proposals.


Also reviewing textbooks in my field.


I used to do some editing, but I don't really have the time anymore - pay rate is low for most jobs. Dissertations are higher but are a major pain.


Occasionally I'll take on an extra class. Not this fall, though, and I'm very happy about that!

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« Reply #486 on: July 25, 2016, 03:46:34 PM »
I make furniture and sell them!

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« Reply #487 on: August 11, 2016, 06:00:45 PM »
I've been reading this thread with great interest as I can't imagine just sitting around when I 'retire' and 'extra cash' will mean I can quit my job sooner.

I've also googled quite a bit, and found;  http://www.retiredbrains.com/employment-assistance/start-your-own-business/suggestions-from-readers
One item that particularly caught my eye:
a stove and grille cleaning service.   cleaning neighborhood grills and stoves   He and his staff of 3 now do 5 to 10 a day at a cost of $90 to $200 depending on the size of the job
That averages out to some real money!

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« Reply #488 on: August 12, 2016, 06:40:58 AM »
Just started soccer refereeing a few weekends ago. Starting to get up to $300 a weekend already. Double gain as I am getting exercise.

I could definitely see myself doing that in the future!

Do you mind me asking, do you have qualifications? How many hours/games does it take to get $300?
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« Reply #489 on: August 23, 2016, 07:15:07 AM »
Posting to follow! So many great ideas here.

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« Reply #490 on: August 23, 2016, 07:03:13 PM »
I co-wrote a technical book (5 star rating on Amazon.com! :) and my half of the direct royalties was $10,000.

I wrote some technical articles for a variety of publications, one of them paid me about $5,000.   

(Plus my salary and bonuses went up a LOT because of doing this because I was a consultant specializing in what I wrote about.)

My wife and I published a how-to journal for historical re-enactors.   We didn't make a lot of money directly, (netting $1,500 in each of our best years), but that was about a 25% increase in our income at the time, so it was a BIG DEAL to us at the time.

Now I rehab and rent out single family homes.

In another year I'll be making art on the side.

I may write fiction or another technical book, or do a blog.  (I'm prepping for the blog now.)

I might pressure wash driveways, fences and houses when the weather's nice in the spring and fall.

I've also done software consulting on the side in the past.

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« Reply #491 on: August 23, 2016, 07:20:35 PM »
Currently:
  • "Engineering consulting" which is basically helping small businesses in my area do the things they can't.
  • Carpentry/general labor
  • Writing owner's manuals for yachts
  • Tinkering. Fixing about anything.

In the past:
  • House sitting
  • Caretaking
  • CAD work
  • Carpentry/general labor
  • Boat captain

In the future:
  • Yacht delivery captain
  • Boat building/repair
  • More tinkering
  • Caretaking/housesitting
  • More technical writing or creative writing
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« Reply #492 on: August 24, 2016, 06:27:03 AM »
I wrote some technical articles for a variety of publications, one of them paid me about $5,000.   

(Plus my salary and bonuses went up a LOT because of doing this because I was a consultant specializing in what I wrote about.)


Thanks for this idea...my company's been pestering us to write/publish more, and I didn't see any potential upside for the time involved until you mentioned this!

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Re: Who has a side gig/job that brings in extra cash?? Share with us!
« Reply #493 on: August 24, 2016, 04:25:28 PM »
My DH started buying and selling hunting knives on eBay. It's been over a year and he hasn't taken a loss yet. It's definitely just a hobby,but has probably netted about $100 in profit per month. It started as a desire to upgrade his current knife without spending additional money. Turned into a habit. Now he's a regular on some knife forums and has learned a lot about maintenance and repair. I would der if those skills could be useful outside of knife flipping.

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Re: Who has a side gig/job that brings in extra cash?? Share with us!
« Reply #494 on: August 25, 2016, 02:42:30 AM »
Now that I've been back in Japan for a about 6 weeks, I've finally landed my first gig subbing for English teaching.  I have one regular job  (once a week for 3 hours, with 2 classes back to back) lined up, but it doesn't start until February (though I wouldn't be shocked if the current teacher quits at least a bit earlier). It's actually a class I taught last time I was here, so I know most of the students and what they are looking for, which makes it easier.   Word is starting to spread that I want to teach and am available most times (unlike those who have little ones at home or who need to be finished in time for school pick up), so I'm hopeful I will get some momentum going. 

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Re: Who has a side gig/job that brings in extra cash?? Share with us!
« Reply #495 on: August 25, 2016, 08:28:08 AM »
After a very quiet July and August (earning less than €100 from translations but thankfully with enough outstanding invoices getting paid that money was still flowing in), I had two separate queries from new customers yesterday. And one of them confirmed today so that'll be a bit over €1,000 in the next couple of weeks. And the possibility of more work next year, as it's an annual publication. And a really interesting topic - I think this could end up being a good contact in general. Just have to make sure to put July and August down as dead months when I'm working on a plan for next year, I think.


My DH started buying and selling hunting knives on eBay. It's been over a year and he hasn't taken a loss yet. It's definitely just a hobby,but has probably netted about $100 in profit per month. It started as a desire to upgrade his current knife without spending additional money. Turned into a habit. Now he's a regular on some knife forums and has learned a lot about maintenance and repair. I would der if those skills could be useful outside of knife flipping.
Maybe he'll move on to actually making knives himself - there could be good money in that, I suppose. Also, come the zombie apocalypse, he'll be very popular (with the people wanting knives, I mean, not with the zombies. :-) )


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Re: Who has a side gig/job that brings in extra cash?? Share with us!
« Reply #496 on: August 25, 2016, 01:56:15 PM »
My day job is as a software engineer.  On the side I do photography (weddings, portraits, some promotional/catalog stuff, and I sell art prints on etsy).  This brings in an extra 10k/year on average.  I also bought a farm last year and I am working towards growing a variety of fruits and vegetables for market.  No farming income yet, but prospects look very good.  As a bonus, these are the kinds of things I plan to do after my FIRE date, so in addition to making extra cash on the side, I'm also building a great foundation for my future full time life. 

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« Reply #497 on: August 25, 2016, 02:35:49 PM »
Mechanical Truk is my latest side gig - made about $1200 since May. Should have enough by October to pay for a fall vacation.
I also have a photography website, mostly for fun, but it's nice to see the occasional sales rolling in.

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Re: Who has a side gig/job that brings in extra cash?? Share with us!
« Reply #498 on: August 25, 2016, 04:15:09 PM »
Mechanical Truk is my latest side gig - made about $1200 since May.
What are you doing for M.T. and how many hours are you putting into it?

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Re: Who has a side gig/job that brings in extra cash?? Share with us!
« Reply #499 on: August 26, 2016, 07:35:07 AM »
Mechanical Truk is my latest side gig - made about $1200 since May.
What are you doing for M.T. and how many hours are you putting into it?

Ditto - I'm thrilled when I make $5 a month to put towards cat food. I usually only do it when we have some down time at work, and lately that just hasn't existed for me.