PayPal is one of the most common payment methods, especially for people who work online. But you can also get money for free on PayPal. Here are easy tasks you can do for a few extra dollars.
During your breaks, you can share your opinion online and get paid for it.
Some survey sites pay using Amazon Gift cards, but not everyone wants that.
Find sites that actually pay cash like Survey Junkie. It is reputable and reliable. The company pays in points which can be redeemed for cash or gift cards. 1000 points are equal to $10 and that is the minimum payout.
Swagbucks is a great survey site too. In addition to taking surveys, you can surf the web, buy stuff online, play games or watch videos.
If you are good with words, you can make money writing white papers, eBooks, blog posts and B2C/B2B copy. You can find gigs on freelance platforms such as Fiverr. But you should know that they’ll take about 20% of what you make.
Another way to get money in your PayPal account is through design. You could design logos, graphics, websites, custom T-shirts, etc. Get your own website and show off your work to potential clients or join sites such as CafePress.
If you already have a blog or website, you can easily make money through affiliate marketing. All you have to do is promote products on your site. If a reader clicks on the link and makes a purchase, you’ll receive a commission.
Save Grocery Money
Shop through an app like Ibotta to take advantage of offers. The money you will save from the offers can be transferred to your PayPal account.
Sell Your Electronics
Recycle all the old electronics you don’t use on Declutrr or similar sites.
Use Rakuten to Shop Online
Rakuten gives you an opportunity to earn cash back—ranging from 1% to 40%of a purchase. You can do this at more than 2000 online stores.
Be a Virtual Assistant
A virtual assistant manages email accounts, optimizes website content, manages social media accounts, among many other tasks. It depends on the client and what they need help with.
Be a Transcriptionist
Platforms like TranscribeMe have lots of audio recordings from clients and they will pay you to transcribe them. Payments are done weekly. Some people make $25 per audio hour—and you can too.
Sell Old Books
If you have old textbooks and books that you no longer use, sell them on Bookscouter or similar sites. ValoreBooks will help you find the highest price for the books.
Sell Used DVDs
Your movie collection can also put some money in your PayPal. Sell on Declutrr, ship for free and earn money as soon as they receive the movies.
Sell Stuff on Your Website
Showcase and sell your artwork, eBooks or any of your products on your website. Add a “Pay with PayPal” option.
Rent Out a Room
Get paid by Airbnb if you love being a host. People earn a good amount renting out their spare rooms.