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Some people simply don’t do well in a traditional 9 to 5 office job, and some just want to find new ways to draw in more money each month. Whatever your intention, there are plenty of unconventional ways to make an extra buck.
If your mind is granting you little to no imagination at this time, you’re in luck. Here is a quick look at some of the coolest, most unconventional ways to make some extra money. Boost your income by doing something enjoyable for a change.
Gather and charge those pesky scooters
If you live in a big city, then you’re likely very familiar with all of the many different scooter companies that popped up seemingly overnight. Rental scooters are all over the place in nearly every large city in America, and they’re electric.
Someone has to recharge the scoots each day, so the host companies can continue making money. Some people even make a living out of gathering and charging scooters, but you don’t have to work full-time to make some extra cash.
Busking can be a lucrative gig
If you’re a musician, there’s always a way to make money with your craft. Take your talent to the streets of a bustling city, and become a busker. Even if you only have time to busk on the weekends, you can make a considerable chunk of change by simply doing what you love.
Get to work on perfecting a handful of songs, and go try your hand at busking. Stars like Ed Sheeran, Sheryl Crow, and Tracy Chapman all started out busking on the streets.
Become a professional mermaid
If you’re over the age of 18 and you can swim 400 yards in under 15 minutes, then you can try out for the job of being a mermaid at Weeki Wachee Springs in Florida. It isn’t the easiest way to make some extra fundage, but it just may be the coolest.
Deliver people’s stuff through Postmates
Postmates gives regular folks like you the chance to make a regular income by delivering products to others. Unlike most of the other apps that pay you to complete a simple service, Postmates lets you take home 100 percent of your earnings.
You can work for Postmates with your car, a bike, or even on foot. Go check out the Postmates website, and dig deeper into what they offer individuals who choose to do the footwork.
Spend time interacting with easy money offers
It’s not the most invigorating experience, but you can make a little extra cash each month doing the monotonous jobs. Taking surveys, watching videos, and testing out mobile apps will help you bring in a couple hundred dollars a month.
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