Top Ten Ways To Make Money From Home

After careful research, I’ve come up with a list of  “Top Ten Ways To Make Money From Home”. Having been a stay-at-home-mom, I completely get the whole ‘short on cash’ thing. It can be hard to come up with extra ways to save, when you’ve got mouths to feed. Not to mention often times it’s cheaper to stay home, then it is to pay for daycare! That’s actually why I didn’t leave the house for around 14 years.

So without further delay, here’s my list:


SWAGBUCKS – essentially, SWAGBUCKS pays you to watch videos, check your email, take surveys, play games  and browse the net. It’s a rewards sight with an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. Sign up here and get 5$ from SWAGBUCKS. (Link opens in new tab).


WRITE AN ARTICLE – Content sites generally pay well for well written articles. 

*The Dollar Stretcher: Articles on ‘Living Better for Less’

*MATADOR: “original writing and visual storytelling about travel, culture, and political commentary


CLEAN OUT YOUR CLOSET –

thredUP – Sell your stuff! Specifically clothing.    


SELL YOUR PHOTOS – 

Have a some amazing pics? Good enough to sell? Try FOAP. FOAP buys photos for companies to use in their advertising.


GIVE ADVICE – 

Try AMMAS. Whatever you’re an expert on, can get you cash! Just sign up.


FLIP ITEMS –

This one is actually kind of fun! Find freebies anywhere and everywhere. Curbside, Free-Cycle sites,  Craigslist etc…Then flip them for cold hard cash! One man’s junk is another man’s treasure!


SELL YOUR ARTS AND CRAFTS –

The best sell site for crafts,  is ETSY. However AMAZON, while not specifically a craft site, may be another option. But Amazon charges 3.99$ a month to sell. I don’t mess with EBAY anymore. But that’s my own personal choice.


BECOME AN AUTHOR –

Write books for Kindle. 


MAKE LISTS –

Try LISTVERSE. This site pays for nothing but lists! Seriously. Lots and lots of lists!


CREATE AMAZING YOUTUBE VIDEOS –

YOUTUBE pays! Seriously. As long as what you video is something others will actually want to watch. Simply click on the Creator Studio under your YOUTUBE handle. Just don’t include any licensed songs or copied material. It must belong to ONLY you.


I could actually make this list quite a bit longer, but I need to call it quits for tonight. I’ll add more when I can. But currently I have a house full of 12 year-olds…oh…yay…

 

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Free Online Children’s Stories

  FREE ONLINE CHILDREN’S STORIES

“More than half the children in this country — 13 million children — will not hear a bedtime story tonight. A coalition of organizations, including our own, is working to change that”.  readaloud.org

After some searching, I was able to find multiple sources for free online books. These links will be direct to the online stories. Links and credits to the full sites are included .


 

Younger Children Free Online Books

MAGIC KEYS 

btngingerbread.gif The Little Gingerbread Man by Carol Moore – A surprising new version of the classic Gingerbread Man fairy tale.

 btnduck.gif  The Farm Animals (This is a talking book) by Rolando Merino – An illustrated story of animal sounds. This is now a free complete online Click-a-Word Talking eBook!

 btnalpha.gifLetters of the Alphabet (Animated)     by Rolando Merino – An animated story of the alphabet.

btnbeepcnc8Buzzy Bee’s Picnicby Carol MooreIllustrated by Dan Wetzel – Buzzy Bee can’t resist the delights of picnic food.

btncat.gifKitty Wants a Boxby Carol Moore – A short illustrated story.


 

Older Children Free Online Books

Magic Keys

btnatlas.gifAtlas Hangs On by Richard Swan – Should Atlas let go of the edge or hang on?

btnmary.gifLittle Miss Mary and the Big Monster Makeover by G.G. Toropov and Cleone Cassidy – Is trendy Little Miss Mary ready to make over a monster?

btncoyoteyel.gifMr. Coyote Meets Mr. Snail by Storie-Jean Agapith, a native American indian author –Illustrated by Michael S. Weber.

btngarg.gifGrow Your Own Gargoyleby Valerie Hardin – Illustrated by Carol Moore.


 

Young Adults Free Online Books

Magic Keys

Tiger Son  Includes audioby Teresa Ng – An illustrated story

 

Wind Songby Carol Moore – An illustrated story.

 

A Tale of Friendshipby Carol Moore – An illustrated and very untrue story about how one particular animal came to be created long after all the rest.
Read the humorous Beaver Anecdote.

 

 


 

VIDEO BOOKS – These are rather awesome. And did I mention FREE?  They have their very own storyteller. Here is the full link : STORYONLINE.NET

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STORY TIME FOR ME

Toddler Free Online Books: Includes Songs and Animation

Scroll down to push play. I’ve only put two of them here, but storytimeforme.com has a ton!

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