Other Ways to Make Money

Looking for other ways to make money? Are you a stay at home Mom that needs a part-time job? Maybe you're disabled, and need to work-at-home? Or simply retired and just need to earn some extra cash? Simply need to supplement your income? There are many reasons that we need or want to earn extra money, so I've put together a list of possible options for that include work-at-home jobs, ways to sell your stuff, SwagBucks, donating your stuff, and other ways to make money.



Focus Groups

FindFocusGroups.com

Focus groups pay consumers for their opinions.  This particular website lets you search and apply for studies in your area, then if you qualify for the study, you participate and get paid.  They're available in several cities.  I wanted to try them out for myself, but they're not yet available in my city/metropolitan area.  The "Nationwide" opportunities are limited, but there are a few, so if your city is not listed, check the Nationwide section.  The pay on average seems to range from $25 to $300.  To see if you qualify, after you click on an opportunity, you'll be directed to a preliminary questionnaire, which feels awfully like a mini survey, so they're getting some of their questions answered for free :-).



Mock Juror

TrialPractice.com

Select the "Jurors" tab, then sign up.  If a case comes up in your area, you may be contacted.  It states that they pay $100 for a day's work.

Work As An Extra

Would you like to be in Movies, TV Shows or Commercials?  Sure you would!  Well, you don't have to be a famous Actor or an Actor at all to accomplish this.  You can be an Extra.  I have had several Agents and worked as an Extra in 2 Cities so this is one of the ways to make money that I have done and I know of what I speak.  The opportunities are greater in major cities, but even smaller cities film Commercials.  Here's what you do... Go online and type in "Extras Casting Agency (insert your City or Town)," and see what comes up.  If nothing comes up, try variations, like "Casting for Commercials in (insert your City or Town)."  If you find one or a few Agencies, browse their site.  If they are a legitimate Agency, they will probably have a page that asks you to Register and this registration will include asking you for your Photo or Headshot (a professional headshot is not required for an extra), they'll sometimes ask for the size of your wardrobe.  This is just in case you get the gig, and they need to provide wardrobe. 

Now, there are Agencies out there that are not legit and are only out to get your money.  Here's how you know which are which.  If they ask you for money, they are not legit.  I've never had to pay my Agent money to get me work.  I have, however, encountered those Agencies that tell you that you beautiful, have a great profile, or great hands, and that they need you to give them $250 for Headshots before they can get you any work.  These are the scammers!  They make money from photography and rarely get anyone any actual extras work.  When you hear anything similar to this (wanting to first charge you for headshots), hang up the phone, or get up and walk out.  You know that you're not a professional actor, and they know that you're not a professional actor, so you don't need to fork out hundreds of dollars for professional headshots.

Now let's talk pay.  Although the opportunities don't come along often, when they do, you can make decent money as an Extra, plus you've got some bragging rights for years to come (I'm in a movie with so-and-so).  Sometimes you can meet the actual celebrities, or at least be in close proximity to them.  I've spoken with several celebrities during shoots of the movies that I've worked in.  The rate for a day usually ranges from $75 to $250.  They also feed you at no-cost to you.  If you get there at the break of dawn, sometimes they'll have breakfast ready for you.  Since you almost always work through lunch, they provide lunch.  And, though it's rare, if you're there for dinner, yes, they'll provide dinner too.  Also, there's a good chance that you'll make a friend or two on the set, because you're spending the entire day with them. Have fun.  It's a wonderful experience!





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