Even if you have a full-time job making decent money, I'm sure you'll agree that it's always nice to have additional income. If you want to retire early, you need enough income to build up a sizable nest egg.
The good news is that there are a number of ways to bring in additional revenue. Here are some of the best sources to bring in extra income...
Upwork: Upwork is a result of a merger between oDesk and eLance, resulting in the top freelancing site in the world. They offer jobs for designers, writers, translators, marketers, and much more.
Fiverr: While Fiverr is a smaller network than Upwork, it provides additional freelancing opportunities in design, writing, marketing and more.
99designs: Whether you're a designer yourself or you want to hire a designer, 99designs is the best platform for design work.
Gig Economy Jobs
Driving: Uber is currently the world's largest on-demand rideshare service, but Lyft is right behind them. Many people work for both companies.
Deliveries: You can be part of Amazon's ginormous ecommerce system with the Amazon Flex program. Or deliver food and other local goods with Postmates.
Pets: If you enjoy walking dogs, then Wag! is for you. Alternatively, Rover is great if you prefer pet sitting & overnight boarding.
Other: TaskRabbit lets you do all kinds of random tasks for people. UrbanSitter is for babysitting. If you're a chef, check out Feastly. And HelloTech is for folks that can help with tech issues.
Apartments: If you own a house or apartment, you can rent the entire home or even just a room on Airbnb.
Bikes: With Spinlister, you can share your bike, snowboard, or surfboard.
Boats: If you're lucky enough to own your own boat, you can even rent that out on Sailo.
Letgo: This app is great for selling electronics, games, clothes, and even big items like cars and furniture.
Decluttr: Perfect for selling smaller items like cell phones, games, DVDs, CDs, and books.
BookScouter: If you're a student, you can use this site to buy and sell your textbooks for the best price.
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