Earlier this month I shared 9 easy ways moms can make money from home this summer and still have time for activities with the kids. Some of the jobs I mentioned included customer service jobs. But when you see “a quiet, dedidated work space” in the job listing requirements and you have rambunctious kids (like my grandsons) in the background you have to cross out those kinds of jobs off the list of jobs you can do from home.
It’s hard to hold down a traditional work-from-home job that requires you to be in front of a computer for a certain number of hours. And if you’ve got kiddos in the house, you know what I mean when I say we go by the kid’s schedule.
But don’t let that stop you from wanting to make money from home. There are still other jobs you can do. In fact, there are plenty of websites that offer paid gigs that you can from home.
What I like about doing gigs like this is, there is not requirement to work a certain number of hours, there is no boss to report to and the best part about it is you can work whenever you have free time. In my case it’s when Finding Nemo and Toy Story are playing. They are my grandsons’ favorite movies right now and when either one of those movies is on, they’re in it from start to finish and that gives grandma spare time to work.
The websites I’m about to share with you don’t require you to have special equipment and you don’t have to be on the phone with customers so the kids can carry on with the ruckus in the background while you work. The only thing you will need is concentration.
Paid Gigs You Can Do From Home
- Admimsy – This site pays you to view ads.
- CashCrate– You can get paid for watching videos, completing offers, online shopping and other tasks.
- Click N Work– Get paid to do a variety of tasks include web research, data entry, and consulting.
- Clickworker– You’ll find a variety of tasks such as writing, research, data processing and translations.
- ClixSense– Get paid to view ads, visit other websites, taking surveys and other tasks.
- Crowdflower– Become a CrowdFlower contributor and get paid for completing a variety of tasks.
- OneSpace (formerly Crowdsource) – Get paid for completing tasks such as writing, transcription and image tagging.
- Easy Shift– Get paid to shop, eat and explore your city.
- Fiverr – If you’ve been on Fiverr you’ll know you can find all kinds of services and for only $5 a project. If you have a specialty, you can create an account and pitch to potential clients. For example, you can offer to comment on 7 blog posts or Facebook posts for $5.
- Fusion Cash – Get paid for completing tasks, to search, watching videos and other opportunities.
- Hits4Pay – Earn cash for completing offers, reading advertiser emails and visiting reputable websites.
- Lionbridge – You can find projects like translations, web research and freelance interpreters across the globe.
- Mturk– Mechanical Turk is powered by Amazon. This platform pays you to perform tasks such as extracting purchase information from a receipt, answering questions, and locating email addresses.
- Outsource – You can find work as data entry specialist, content writer, web development, web design and graphic design.
- Post Loop– Earn money posting on forums and blogs.
- Slice the Pie– Make money for submitting reviews.
- Smart Crowd – You can find a variety of tasks such as data research, translations and now data entry since Virtual Bee is now on their platform.
- Task Rabbit– Earn money by completing tasks such as shopping for clients, cleaning, painting, and running errands.
- YouData – Get paid for viewing ads from companies in and around your city.
- Zaarly– Like Task Rabbit, you can get paid for doing tasks such as house cleaning, yard work and other handyman services.
If you’re looking for ways to make money from home, I hope this list of sites will be helpful to you. Keep in mind that the amount you earn depends on how consistent you are and how many tasks you complete.
Over to You
Let’s get the conversation going. Have you worked for any of these sites? If you have, I’d love to know about your experience with them, good or bad. Tell us about it in the comments section below.
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