16 Free Ways To Make Money From Home – Bonus # Will Wow You!

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Updated August 2020

Welcome To Our Topic On Ways To Make Money From Home

Hi! guys, we do know that due to the ongoing pandemic, many of us have lost our financial source of livelihood while most of us have been put on hold till further notice with no assurance of getting hold of our jobs back when this all blows over.

But in the meantime, rather than dwell upon the negativity of what lies ahead, we believe it is better to make the most of what we have in the best productive ways we can.

which is why we want to share with you guys these free ways you can get to make money right from the comfort of your room.

As the internet has proved to be a great source when it comes to making money from anywhere in the world, which makes it a great opportunity for us to explore it and earn as much as we can while we stay locked down.

Most of these ways are simple ways you can get to grab some extra income to help meet up with little expenses but don’t worry, if you are looking for something that is more consistent then our bonus number will wow you!

So make sure to read till the end to help you make an informed decision.


Starting in no particular order

1. Make Money From GPT Sites

GTP Sites are tested and proven way to really make extra income from home. They are known as “Get Paid To” websites, they literally pay you to partake in activities on their site and earn points’ to redeem as cash or gift cards.

Some outrightly pay you cash and skip the points’ system. These activities include taking surveys, watching videos, downloading and playing games, taking offers, registering for free trials, and a host of other things.

Below is a list of gpt sites you can join to make a few hundred quids. The good thing about this is that the more of these you join, the better your chances of making more money frequently.

But also have in mind that some of these sites feature the same opportunities, and once you complete it on one site you may not be able to complete it on another.

For example, site A might offer you the opportunity to try out Amazon prime for 30 days to earn $4. And you take this offer and earn the money.

If you are registered with another site B and it features this same Amazon offers for the same amount of money, it will no longer be valid to you as Amazon already recorded your details with the other site.

List of GTP Sites You Can Join With Payment Threshold.

They all offer gift cards too, from different associates at different prizes.

Note: threshold here, means minimum amount of money you can make or have in your account before withdrawal

Grabpoints – a threshold of $3

Swagbucks – a threshold of $5

OhMyDosh – a threshold of £10

Prizerebel – threshold of $5

Inboxpound for the UK – a threshold of £20

Inboxdollar for US – a threshold of $20

20COGS – a threshold of £20

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Gpt sites

2. Testing Websites

There companies looking for people to test run their websites, especially the user interface.

This is to ensure that their sites are running very well and can be confidently used by their audience to save them from losing customers and the profits that come with them.

So they employ the services of platforms that can help them recruit people to do this in exchange for money.

Which is where you come in, these platforms offer you the opportunity to test these websites and then pays you in return.

This is a very lucrative way to make about  £8-£10, in less than an hour.

All you have to do is register with one or more companies hiring people to review websites for clients online.

Then you take a qualifying test, if you pass, once they have job offers they will send you a notification.

You have to always check out for these alerts as everything is on a first come first serve basis, so you will want to be the first to respond.

They will let you know what they need you to do, and you do this by responding back to them through a speaker.

Usually, this can last from 15 to 20 minutes.

Payment is made mostly through PayPal, depending on the company you are working with.

List Of Companies You Can Join




Analysia ( As at the time of this update, Analysia user testing is currently closed)



3. Get Paid To Do Micro Jobs

You can also complete easy tasks online, and get paid, though the amount made on doing these jobs isn’t much, when they add up, they will surely serve a reasonable purpose.

List Of Micro Job Sites To Checkout

Amazon Mechanical Turk

Task Rabbit



4. Focus Groups

Most times, big companies rather than put out written surveys, prefer to have people physically test their products and services to give them instant feedback.

This feedback helps them to evaluate these products and services before putting them out to the public.

Though you will have to leave the comfort of your home to participate in this, as it involves getting together with other people.

The good thing is that it is usually not too far from your home, except you choose to participate in one not close to your home.

The payment for these groups is usually fairly good. I think the minimum we have encountered so far is £20, for about an hour project.

Some pay up to £200 upwards, depending on the project at hand.

List Of Focus Groups You Can Join.

Findfocusgroup.com (US)





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5. Make Money Using Apps

There are apps that are willing to pay you just for making use of their service, which includes playing games, watching videos, doing some daily minor tasks, and probably taking surveys.

All you have to do is download them on your smartphone, on both android and ios, and you can use them on the go.

List Of Apps That Will Pay You To Use Them











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6. Get Paid For Searching The Web

This is a very good way to also make good money, as you won’t be required to do anything different from what you normally do when searching the web.

Sites like Qmee.com and Swagbucks are giving you the opportunity to actually make money just doing your searches, by installing their free browser extension on your desktop.

So that as you do your normal searches, they will also display results for you, and when you see something you are interested in and click on it, you get paid.

You can also take their surveys on your mobile or laptop, to make more money.

7. Build Your Own Money Making Website

You can now build your website to start a blog then monetise it to start generating income and also passive income stream.

This may sound easy, but you must know that to be successful at doing this, you must be willing to put in serious effort, be patient and consistent, and with time, you will start seeing successful results.

As you will need a lot of guidance to get started, this community known as Wealthy Affiliate will teach you all you need to know to get started.

You can take advantage of their free signup/registration to build a free website and get 20 free lessons on entrepreneurship and affiliate Bootcamp to get started.

If you can work really hard at this and focus on every bit of the training, you can use this to generate full time income and also a source of passive income stream

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8. Create Courses

If you are passionate about something or have very vast knowledge or expertise in a certain field of knowledge, you can write a course on this and sell it on Udemy.

The good thing about this is that if you are successful and students find your course interesting enough, for every purchase, you will make money over and over again.

So it is also a very good source of passive income stream.

9. Virtual Assistance

If you have a good secretarial knowledge or at least a sense of organization and writing well-articulated words, this might be for you.

Companies these days prefer to hire part-time work from home assistants to regular day job ones.

You may be required to do tasks like reading and responding to emails, scheduling appointments, answering phones, booking flights and rides e.tc.

This is just a few as each client needs may differ.

You can just do a search for Virtual Assistants on the web to get lots of companies that you can check out and decide which one you prefer.

10. Make Money Writing

Are you good at writing, do you think you can compose an article of about 500 words and above? Then this might be for you.

Textbroker is a site that offers you the chance to write for clients in need of your writing expertise and get paid for each one successfully done.

It is free to join, all it requires is for you to take a writing test to determine the level you will start with as they have 4 different levels.

If you are able to startup for a period and get clients to retain your services, you can use this to generate a full-time income.

11. Sell Your Talent

What talent do you have, or what do you like doing that can impact people’s lives, especially those weird things you think no one will like.

A site like Fiverr.com gives you the opportunity to display these talents and sell them to whoever is interested in them.

Your bidding starts from $5 upwards, hence their name Fiverr. Registering with Fiverr is free.

12. Medical Trial

Though the pay you will receive for partaking in medical trials are quite high, but so is the risk involved.

Which is why it is important that before you signup for any trials, make sure you understand every detail of the project before proceeding.

Another downside to this is that you might need to spend some nights at the lab or move to and fro to be monitored.

To take part in this, you can search the web for those offering services within your local area.

13. Tutoring

If you are the type that loves to teach, you can register with online tutoring sites that will connect you with students in need of your services.

You get to decide your pay and the best time suitable for you. But remember to always be reasonable about the price to avoid scaring people away from you.

You Can Get Started With Sites Like

Superprof.co.uk – make up to £50/ hour.

Tutorful – from £20-£30/ hour

Tutorme  -£18/ hour.

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14. Take Surveys

Even though taking surveys can be very tedious, it sure is a good way to make extra income.

The best tip is to join several of them and focus on the less paying and less time-consuming ones, and that way you can cover more and earn more.

Instead of depending on the higher ones with roughly 20 to 30minutes of time, you might end up not qualifying for at the end of the day.

You can get started with our most favourite and recommended ones below

Top 10 Survey Sites For the UK

Top 10 Surveys For the USA

    List Of Other Survey Sites





    Survey spotter (, brings you different survey sites to try out)


    Opinion Outpost

    Power of Opinion



    15. Teach English Online

    There are lots of people from different non-English speaking countries, that are always searching for tutors, to help them brush up their English.

    Most of these people want to learn in order to be able to communicate with probable business partners, or might be tourists wanting to visit the English countries or students who want to improve their English.

    So they are desperate to learn, if you see yourself as one capable of mentoring foreigners in English, then you should give this a try.

    Just search the web for companies that you can signup with to achieve this.

    16. Sell Your Photos

    If you are the type that loves taking pictures a lot, this is definitely worth a try. As you can now sell your pictures online.

    You don’t need to be a professional photographer to do this, all you need is a quality camera and a nice set of adorable pictures that people will be willing to pay for.

    So if you think this is for you, then you can signup for free with a site like Clashot and upload your pictures for sale, once they are accepted and someone downloads them, you get paid.

    You need to register with them to find out the full details involved.

    Note: this is an app that you will need to download, in order to carry out this transaction.

    List Of Sites For Photography Jobs




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    That is it for today, thank you for your time and hope you found this post helpful?

    Kindly share to help others.

    Please do drop us your experiences when you try any of the above or other free ways to make money from home you have tried.

    Suggestions and questions are also very much welcomed.



    Danielle Packer · August 7, 2018 at 8:46 am

    Wow, there are so many ways to make money! Do you think they are worth your time? It sounds so tempting but then I have so many things on at the same time, maybe I could do some of these programs while on my lunch break or something! Thanks for all the information 🙂

      admin · August 7, 2018 at 5:19 pm

      yes Danielle, they are definitely worth your time! Like you said, your lunch break will be a very good time to partake in some of the activities, and at any other free times you have. No amount is too little to boost our income.lol. taking activities from all those gpt sites are sure the easiest way to grab some little extras.. 

      Like swagbucks, you just need $5 to cash out. So wont take long to achieve that.

    Reyhana · August 9, 2018 at 1:19 am

    What a comprehensive list! I have been making money online for 2 years now and I still didn’t know there were so many other ways to make money online. It’s the first time that I’m hearing about Medical Trial and Focus Groups. I will definitely check into those. Thanks a ton for your recommendations!

      admin · August 9, 2018 at 4:24 am

      You welcome Rayhanna. We are glad you found this usedul. Those two ways you just mentioned are definitely good ways to make money too. Especially the medical trial, but that is if you are comfortable with your body being exploited by science. The focus group does well too. Doncheck out the ones we listed above,as they are all very good ones. If you decide to give any a try, please kindly comeback to share your experience if you dont mind, so that others will be more informed.

    Neil · August 10, 2018 at 6:47 pm

    There’s certainly a big bunch of ways to make a buck on the internet these days!

    But which one(s) to choose? Hmm…

    Personally, although there are some great ways to make money, like GPT sites and searching the web, to name a couple – I think building your own website is definitely the best option because it’s an opportunity to build an online business and become financially free, which beats doing online “jobs” any day of the week.

    Not that there’s anything wrong with doing jobs online for extra cash lol.

    I guess at the end of the day, it boils down to personal preference and how much money folks want to earn.

    But a website is a no-brainer!


      admin · August 10, 2018 at 6:53 pm

      *smiles* you nailed it Neil, building a website and running your own bussiness to us, remains the best option but since this takes a whole lot of hardwork and patience, not everyone will be willing to go through that. Besides some just need a quick fix.lol. just to supplement what they already have.

      So yeah.. in the long run it boils down to what you want and how badly you want it. Thank you

    Susan · August 17, 2018 at 6:27 pm


    You have found some very interesting ways to earn extra income on line. I think doing the on line surveys with the small amounts is worth probably looking into.
    These all sound like good ways to start out earning from home in just a small amount of spare time to help with supplemental income.
    Thanks for the valuable information.


      admin · August 17, 2018 at 6:31 pm

      you are welcomed Susan, we hope you find something that will be of great help to you. If indeed you do, ols come back and kindly share with us, ti inspire others. 

    Hannah · August 18, 2018 at 10:58 pm

    I had no idea there were so many ways to earn on the internet. I guess its such a big help with so many people running and starting a business from home. Thanks for sharing, I love that you included the lists of where to go too.

    Hannah | hannahslifediaries.com

      admin · August 20, 2018 at 10:52 am

      Thanks Hannah, i am glad we could be of help to you. Have fun discovering which best soothes you. Kindly come and share with us, whichever one finally works for you.

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