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Now that school is out for the summer mamas everywhere are letting out a big sigh of relief and giving herself a high-five for surviving the school year.
But there are only three months to take a breather. Before you know it the back-to-school rush will be here.
The downtime is a great opportunity for mamas to make money. The extra money can help out with bills or to start shoppping for back-to-school items for the next school year.
Here are some ways you can make fast money from home this summer.
Seasonal Customer Service Jobs
Customer service jobs are the most common job-type that has work-from-home opportunities. Although most prefer their employees to work throughout the year ther are some companies who’s peak time is during the holidays and need extra help to cover demand.
Check out these sites for seasonal work-from-home jobs.
In case you do want to work all year, read my post called What It Takes to be A Customer Service Rep and Where to Find Work-from-Home Jobs for more companies you can check out.
If you’re looking for something in another field, read my post the Crème de la Crème of Work-from-Home Jobs for an updated list of the type work you can do from the comfort of your home.
One of the ways I was making money from home was doing online surveys. Getting paid doing online surveys is way to make extra money.
It didn’t pay much but it earned me a couple hundred dollars a month. For me, that helped pay the water and gas bills.
Here is a short list of sites to check out.
You can also make extra cash reading emails. How easy is that?
Sell Your Own Products
There are a couple of ways you can sell your own products. You can look around the house for items you’re not using or you create your own products/designs.
Here is a list of sites to sell your creations on:
Sell Your Images
If you have a lot of photos on your camera, you can sell your images to the sites below:
Share Your Knowledge
We all have skills and an expert in something. Share your knowledge and make money while doing so. Check out these sites:
Participant in Focus Groups
Many market researchers hold focus groups to get opinions from a certain demographic regarding a product, service or whatever data they’re collecting for their research.
Here is a list of paid focus groups you can check out:
If you have some writing skills and topics to write about, you can also become a freelance writer. The good thing about this is you pick and choose the projects you want to work to accommodate your schedule.
These are popular freelance sites for finding work.
If you decide to make freelance writing a long term thing, you should check out Elna Cain’s 7 week course for new writers called Write Your Way to Your First $1k.
You can also learn firsthand where freelancers find new business by getting your hands on this hot round-up titled 70 Sources of New Freelance Business.
Other Freelance Gigs
Get Paid To Shop
Yeah, I thought that one would get your attention, lol. Yes, you can make money for shopping at your favorite stores.
Here is a list of sites that offer cash back rebates when you shop online.
Over to You
I hope after reading this it sparked an idea or two for you to make fast money over the summer.
So let’s chat…
What are some of the ways you’re making money from home? Share your story in the comments section below.
By the way, if you know happen to know a mama or anyone who is looking for easy ways to make money from home, please share this post with them.
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