How To Make Money in Your Spare Time Doing Simple Online Tasks. Via: Lifehacker Many “online jobs” promising quick riches and little effort are really scams. While the tasks below won’t make you rich, they can earn you a little pocket money on the side—and these days that can make a big difference.
Most of these online money making opportunities only require you have a computer, a decent internet connection, and some sort of marketable skill (or the ability to provide valuable consumer insight to marketers). You’ll be operating as a free agent and can choose when, where, and how much to participate. Sound too good to be true? Also beware: because specialized skills aren’t always required, you do have to be wary of scams. That out of the way, here are a few sources of legitimate online single-task jobs: Focus Group Participant: 20|20 Panel : Since 1986, 20|20 Research has been providing companies with qualitative research from focus groups. Artificial Artificial Intelligence: Amazon Mechanical Turk : Yeah, that’s a weird title.
If so, you might like to subscribe to our free articles by email for the freshest stuff sent straight to your inbox. :) In 2004, I started 2 Virtues Inc. to bring my inventions, Swaddleaze and Blankeaze to market. I spent money like a rock star. Out of the gate, I spent: $15,000 on a website with a custom shopping cart that didn’t work$2,000 for a logo that looked more like a Kama Sutra position than a symbol of safe sleepwear for infants.$1,300 on stationery and business cards$2,000 on a merchant account setup and monthly fees$1,000 on PR leads from ProfNet$12,000 on a publicist$17,000 on advertising in Pregnancy Magazine$4,000 on Google AdWords I spent $54,000 and that didn’t even include product manufacturing. A lot has changed since then and Chris Guillebeau’s article titled “The Case for the $100 Business” got me thinking. If I started 2 Virtues now, I’d do things so differently. 1. Cost: $787 2. 4.
Cost: $0. The 101 Things To Do Before You Graduate #11-20. Monday we published numbers 1-10, now it’s time to find out the next 10 things to do before you graduate. 11.
Finish An Assignment A Week Early This is your opportunity to find or create a challenge that you are so passionate about and immersed in that you complete it on your own timeline instead of your professor’s. Whether it’s a paper, project, or presentation, challenge yourself to do great work instead of just doing it for the grade. Great work goes beyond grades — it’s work that you are proud of despite the grade you may receive. 12. 13. There are scholarships for all kinds of unique things if you search hard enough (there’s even one for left handed students). 14.
Though you’ll be ready for the real world, you should still graduate. 15. There’s the popular and well known traditions like the freshmen class yell at midnight the evening before exam week begins in the quad or the senior stroll down College Ave. 16. Leadership is the number one currency in today’s marketplace. 40 Businesses You Can Start From Home. The Idea Swap.