There are many ways of making money without having a job. Even if you plan on getting a job in the future, it's good to have knowledge of alternative methods of making money. You might even make more money by not having a job.

Things You Will Need

pen and paper

Step 1

Buy and sell at flea markets. You can make a good amount of money from flea markets. Most cities have flea markets and yard sells, you can buy from yard sells and sell at flea markets. Try to buy items with high profit margins and high demand.

Step 2

Sell on eBay. Ebay is another way of making money, you can even become a Powerseller and make more money. The methods of buying and selling are the same concept as anything else, you have to buy items that are easy to sell with a high return on investment.

Step 3

Mow yards. You can either go door to door or post on bulletin boards to get business. Start with a good lawn mower so you can save gas, older mowers typically use a lot of spark plugs, oil and gas. By using a newer lawn mower, you will spend less on maintenance in the long run.

Step 4

Scrap copper or aluminum. Copper wire is expensive when taken to the scrap buying companies. Aluminum cans are also high and usually are found commonly among frequently traveled roads. The weekends are the best time to go looking due to the high amount of traffic the days before.

Step 5

Create your own website or blog. Programs like Google Adsense place banners on your website and allow you to make a commission off each click you receive. You can make a good amount of money with the right amount of traffic. The key is to continue to add web pages. These web pages can bring further traffic to your site.

Step 6

Write online reviews. These reviews don't have to be in the best grammar, all they ask is that you write openly and honestly. Don't be biased on any of your reviews. You can write movie reviews or video game reviews. Video game reviews typically pay less per review but are easier to get.

Step 7

Write articles online. You can write for sites like Infobarrel and build residual income, which will only increase over time. This is one of the many sites to write for online, but you have to make plenty of content for it to pay off big.


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