These days it can be hard to make ends meet. Sometimes it can be a struggle to come up with rent on time, let alone have enough to treat yourself on the side. It can often feel as though you’re working with no reward at all. It’s no surprise when your money goes in on pay day morning and is gone again by that afternoon. How can we conquer this problem? After all, that’s no way to live. I’ve already mentioned how to make money quickly, but today we’re going to look at potentially on-going ways to earn yourself a little extra. Whether you’re saving for a holiday or just want enough for a nice meal out, there’s sure to be something to suit you.


Blogging can be a fantastic way to increase your income. All you need is an original idea, and some basic know how. There are bloggers all over the internet, all willing to give you advice on how to get started. Blogging also has the potential to be more than just a little extra pocket money. If you put enough love and attention in, you might just be able to quit the day job, and still have plenty of spare cash! Read how to start a WordPress blog within 4 easy steps… a guide by me written for people with zero technical experience and 50+ blogging networks to join, so you can start earning immediately!


There are plenty of other forms of writing out there that can offer you a cash payment too. If you think you’ve got it in you, why not write a book? There’s not even any need to wait around for publishers anymore – you can self-publish your book online and start making money as soon as it’s finished. If a book is too big an undertaking, there are other ways writing can make you money. Magazines often call for letters from readers. It’s always worth checking to see if there’s a cash prize for those selected. Real life magazines are also always looking for stories. They pay well if your story has the edge they’re after.

Entering competitions

If you’re working every hour under the sun and don’t have time for any major side pursuit, you could always enter competitions online. There are competitions available for anything you can think of, and a lot of them are free to enter. Whether they offer cash prizes or items such as cars, these can be worth entering. After all, if you don’t want the car you can always sell it and make your money that way. Did I tell you about a time in my life when I literally won EVERYTHING? Every time I entered, I just won. It was amazing. They called me Miss Winning 2004, 2005 and 2006. It was insane! Since then, life got a little bit more hectic so I never enter anymore, but just believe in it! The law of attraction helps!! 

Joining a panel

This is another perfect solution for people who don’t have a huge amount of spare time. There are various online panels that offer cash payouts on the completion of surveys. These can vary in length and subject and can be a fantastic and constant way to earn a little extra cash every month. You’re unlikely to get rich doing this, but it’ll at least give you enough extra spending money for a nice night out.

Afer all the positive feedback to my other articles about making money quick, here’s a new one! Also, read 50+ ways to make an income online from home as a blogger or entrepreneurGet cash now to travel the worldDon’t put saving for your emergency fund off; start right now and ways to make money quickly (part II)

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