YOU could earn up to £1,000 a month from the comfort of your own home – if you know how.
The extra money could come in handy as millions of households face rising bills and a cost of living crisis.
Bloggers and savvy savers have revealed ways to make money online. And while these methods probably won’t amount to full income, they could certainly help boost household finances.
From selling old toys gathering dust in the attic to participate in online conteststhere are many ways to earn extra money without leaving your home.
Bloggers and social media savers have revealed to The Sun their top insider tips for boosting your bank account.
The results could help you save money over a long period of time.
Whether you’re looking to supplement your regular income or need extra cash for a vacation, we’ve got the advice for you.
We calculated that if you followed the nine tips on this list, you would earn just under £1,000 per month.
Here’s how they manage to do it – and how you can do the same.
Lynn James, Mrs. Mummy Penny, on Earning Cashback and Completing Tasks for Cash
Lynn Beattie is the founder of Mrs Mom Penny blog, whose goal is to simplify personal finances and suggest lifestyle choices that could save you money.
Earn cashback – £100
I love TopCashback and have been a regular user for over five years now.
Whenever I buy something online, I first go to TopCashback and click through to the website from there, which triggers a payment.
This could be a £60 discount when switching to broadband or a £100 discount when booking holidays with Expedia.
One of my biggest savings using the site was when I booked a vacation to Las Vegas and got a £115 discount which I used to spend money.
Complete tasks for money – £180
Paid website 20Cogs allows you to complete 20 tasks over a period of a few weeks.
It can be questionnaires and subscription to offers, but everything can be canceled free of charge.
I tried it and earned £180 after completing all 20 tasks.
You can also currently earn a £5 welcome bonus just for signing up.
If you have a particular skill, you can also sign up for sites like TaskRabbit or AirTasker where people pay you to do odd jobs like assembling flatbed furniture.
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Deepak Tailor, Founder of LatestFreeStuff and Co-Founder of LatestDeals, on Lucrative Listings and Getting Paid to Share Deals
Deepak Tailor is the founder of Latest Free Stuff, a website that informs people about giveaways and samples to be won. He is also co-founder of Latest offersa community of people who find deals and share them.
Share deals and get paid – £500
Latest offers will distribute vouchers to people who share offers on its website.
You get points that add up to Amazon vouchers for your contributions.
Top members earn over £500 a month just by sharing deals they find online.
It’s free to join and most people earn their first voucher within the first month.
Earn £15 by referring your friends – £15
Plum is a chatbot app that automates savings for you.
You can connect its app to your bank account and you’ll receive £15 cash if you successfully refer three friends who sign up.
It’s super simple and quick.
Also check other sites for referral bonuses – you can earn rewards on cashback sites to entice your friends to sign up as well, for example.
Install an app – £20, then £10 per month
With Ipsos media cell – consumer data tracking software – you will earn a £20 voucher just for installing an app on your phone.
You then get £10 each month if you keep it installed on your phone. I tried it myself and it works well.
Take a survey – £3 per survey
There are plenty of consumer research sites out there that will pay you to take surveys.
Pine cone research pays £3 per survey you complete, for example – although it doesn’t always accept new members, so you’ll have to check the website.
The company asks for your opinion on health, home, children’s and sports products, which allows you to accumulate points.
You can then redeem the points for cash or prizes.
You can also increase your income by signing up for more sites like Qmee, LifePoints, and iSay.
A money queen told The Sun how she made almost £4,000 in just 18 months plus vouchers to use at stores like Amazon and M&S.
Get paid to listen to music – 10p per song
Listen to music and SliceThePie will reward up to 10p for every song you listen to and rate.
The more you listen and the more detailed your reviews, the greater the rewards.
You can also share your views on other items such as clothing.
The Sun’s team of savers on mystery shopping and selling old stuff on eBay
Members of The Sun’s Facebook page also came with some insider tips.
Mystery Shopping – £167
We’ve heard from many Facebook users suggesting mystery shopping to earn some extra money.
There are dozens of companies you can do mystery shopping with.
MoneySavingExpert forum users have implemented a complete guide on how you can start mystery shopping who has ties to all the different companies.
Some suggest you can earn up to £2,000 a year through mystery shopping, which equates to £167 per month.
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Selling Things on eBay – Depends on What You Have!
This is the oldest trick in the book, but many of our money savers say they still sell their old unwanted items such as clothes and household items on the auction site to earn extra money.
You don’t even have to go to the post office anymore, because you can choose to have the shipments picked up by couriers at your home.
Ebay will take a cut of whatever you earn from selling your items, so it might be worth looking into other ways to whip up your items, like on Gumtree, Facebook Marketplace, Depop, or Vinted.
Check out these top tips for selling your gear on eBay and how to maximize your money.
Meanwhile, by selling your old tech you could raise up to £600 to help lower the cost of living.
And an expert car boot seller reveals how she makes money from her unwanted possessions.
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