How to Earn an Extra $1000 a Month Without Leaving Your Couch

Working from the Couch
Working from the Couch

There are very few ways of making an easy $1000 a month without leaving your couch at all. Unless you’re earning money from a trust fund, you’re going to have to do some work. The good news is that many of these ideas require work at the beginning.

Once you’re done, you can sit back and watch the cash come in. We’ve cast the net fairly wide here, but there are likely a few ideas that will appeal to you if you’re looking to make extra money quickly because the best kind of income is passive income.

 

10. Sell your services on online

Sell your services on online
Sell your services on online

Websites like Fiverr and Freelancer let you sell your skills online, one project at a time. If you’re really good at something, you’ll build up a reputation fast and will make way more than $5. If you’re not sure what skills you can sell, maybe one of these jobs you can do from anywhere will spark an idea.

 

9.Digital marketing for local businesses

The Benefits of Having a Digital Marketing Career
The Benefits of Having a Digital Marketing Career

Many small businesses need help with their online presence and marketing. If you have some marketing skills and take advantage of free online training, you can hang out your shingle as a digital marketing manager. Take on four small clients for $250 a month and you’ve met your income goal! Best of all, your work is all computer-based, so you won’t have to get off the sofa.

 

8.Become a virtual assistant

virtual assistant

Another easy way to make good money without getting off your duff is to become a virtual assistant. You’ll take care of tasks a client assigns you to do. This could be anything from writing emails and making phone calls to ordering stock for a warehouse. As people get busier, there is growing demand for this kind of job.

 

7. Put a spare room on Airbnb

Put a spare room on Airbnb
Put a spare room on Airbnb

You’ll have to get off the couch to greet your guests, but putting a spare room on Airbnb is an easy way to make some extra cash. If you don’t want to do the changeover, you can hire someone to make the bed and launder the sheets. Here are some Airbnb hacks to get you started.

 

6.Create an online course

Pros and Cons of Online Courses
Working hard at his studies. Top view of guy thinking about solution of task, using laptop

If you’re an expert on anything, you can create an online course. This takes a bit of time to build, but once you’ve gathered your material and created short videos to teach it, you can sit back.

Websites like Udemy make this easy. You put your course online, give away the first couple of lessons and then charge for the rest. After that, you’re generating income in the background. And because your students learn at home, they never have to worry about awkward school photos.

 

5. Write an e-book

Write an e-book
Write an e-book

You don’t need to be a published author to write and sell a book. In fact, you don’t even need to print a book. These days you can write a book and then self-publish an electronic version online. You can use Amazon or set up your own website. Can’t write? Hire a ghostwriter!

 

4. Sell on Amazon

Sell on Amazon
Sell on Amazon

There are several ways to make money selling products online. One of the easiest is through Amazon. Find a product at a low price (say, from China) and then ship to Amazon and let them take care of warehousing and fulfillment. With the right marketing, you can be selling stuff as you lounge on the chesterfield. If you’re doing some online shopping while you lounge, stay safe with these tips.

 

3.Rent your parking space

Rent Parking Spot
Rent Parking Spot

If you don’t have a car but have a parking space in a desirable area, you can make money by renting it out. The big money can be made if you rent it for special events. But if you’ve got a prime spot, you might be able to find a corporate client that will take it off your hands for a nice chunk of cash. Just make sure you’re not breaking any weird traffic laws.

 

2. Sell your stuff on eBay

selling on Ebay
selling on Ebay

Spend some time going through all your stuff and sell anything you don’t want on eBay. If you have lots of collectibles that are in demand, you may be able to make $1000 a month for quite some time.

 

1.Teach English online

teach English online
teach English online

You can easily teach English from your couch, just make sure you’re sitting up and look presentable. If you have recognized certification, you can make more money. But many clients just want a native English speaker to practice with. It’s also one of the best jobs for lazy people.