Keeping your account out of the minus figures is never easy as a student. Neither is balancing a job whilst you are studying. But what about earning whilst your online? Whilst getting paid to look at memes and dog videos may seem like the dream, there has yet to be a job to match that description. However, the internet can provide some alternative sources for your income, here are 5 to dive into as a student.
Match betting is the quickest way to make money legally. Lots of students are able to make £100s from match betting without risk, breaking the law or paying tax on your winnings. As long as you are over 18 anyone can get started.
It is designed to make you money as you take advantage of the free bets that are offered by betting sites, by matching your bet the opposing way. This eliminates the risk of gambling as you’re betting for and against the outcome.
The only investment you need is some money to start betting (to oppose your free bets) and time to sit and learn what bets work for you. With this you can start making that much needed extra money per month.
Completing Online Surveys
An increasingly popular way for students to make money is to fill out online surveys in their spare time. Research companies are constantly recruiting team members to answer surveys and test new products all over the world. Online surveys are a popular concept for students as you can earn in your spare time.
In exchange for filling in forms, you can earn cash or rewards. Popular platforms are: Toluna, i-Say, InboxPounds, LifePoints, Opinion Outpost, Panel Opinion, Onepoll, The Opinion Panel, YouGov, Pinecone, SurveyBods, Hiving, Panel Base, Prolific, Valued Opinions, Survey Junkie, New Vista.
Paid for Web Searching
This may be one of the easiest ways to make some extra money as you can earn money for doing what you already do online, for free.
Qmee.com have an innovative concept that rewards you for searching in Google, Bing or Yahoo. You can install an add-on to your browser, then when you are using a search engine, there may be some sponsored results in with the regular information.
This comes with a cash reward via PayPal or you can donate to charity. Either way you can’t ask for a simpler way to get some extra pennies for hardly doing anything.
If you have a car bicycle or even a smartphone, that’s all that is required if your looking to deliver food for some money when you have time.
Companies like Deliveroo are always looking for new riders. Some of these roles offer a lot of flexibility for you to choose when you want to work. In delivering food from restaurants to the customers’ door. You can make up to £16 an hour.
You can also double up your earning opportunity by working for multiple companies such as dominoes and utilizing your flexibility to maximise your earnings.
UserTesting.com is a new platform that allows people to review websites and apps for cash. The reviews last for around 20 minutes while you earn £6.50 via PayPal.
This is another easy way to take your existing skills and spare time and turn its into some income while you study.
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