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griffin

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Small sources of side income (online)?
« on: February 19, 2014, 05:20:38 PM »
Hi guys,
The way my current job is set up, I get about 4-5 hours of break per day. I try to go to the gym, but even so I still have 2+ hours of free time, which I've been "wasting" on the internet. It occured to me that there might be some kind of transcibing/survey filling/whatever work that I could do in my spare time, that might net me a few dollars a day. Does anybody here have any success with anything like this? It looks like perhaps http://www.postloop.com might be worth a shot..does anyone have any experience with it?
Thanks! :)
Griffin

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Re: Small sources of side income (online)?
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2014, 06:41:52 PM »
if you have a good academic specialty, you could try online tutoring
that's my primary job atm hah

I make ~$13-14/hr including the bonuses
« Last Edit: February 19, 2014, 06:44:37 PM by taekvideo »

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Re: Small sources of side income (online)?
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2014, 07:06:08 PM »
What about Swagbucks? I keep hearing about them.

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Re: Small sources of side income (online)?
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2014, 07:09:52 PM »
A few years ago (around 2005 or 2006?) my husband did some part-time work for WiseGeek writing articles. The pay was low, but it was something to bring in a few extra bucks in his spare time.

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Re: Small sources of side income (online)?
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2014, 07:17:53 PM »
I did Kgb for a bit while I was in college.  It was much bigger before smartphones became the standard.  I think they still exist, but basically all you do is google questions.  I would make around $12/hr, but I could mostly do it while studying or watching tv.  If I was more motivated I could have probably made $20/hr.

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Re: Small sources of side income (online)?
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2014, 08:54:57 PM »
If you like making designs to put on items you can make yourself a niche store or stores on cafepress dazzle or the like. Income will vary.

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Re: Small sources of side income (online)?
« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2014, 12:39:02 AM »
Online focus groups - https://www.2020panel.com/

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Re: Small sources of side income (online)?
« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2014, 06:44:21 AM »
that online tutoring looks awesome.  I love teaching people.  sounds like a good easy extra income in retirement. 

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Re: Small sources of side income (online)?
« Reply #8 on: February 20, 2014, 06:51:41 AM »
What about Swagbucks? I keep hearing about them.
I get about $5-10/month in amazon gift cards from swagbucks and spend about 5-10 minutes a day on it.

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Re: Small sources of side income (online)?
« Reply #9 on: February 20, 2014, 08:11:48 AM »
if you have a good academic specialty, you could try online tutoring
that's my primary job atm hah

I make ~$13-14/hr including the bonuses

Taekvideo - do you have any recommendations for which companies you can work for with online tutoring?  That sounds like the perfect solution for me right now...
Cheers
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