If you're crafty consider putting your talent to good use by selling your wares on sites such as Etsy.
You'll find all manner of handmade goods being sold including prints, greetings cards, jewellery and slogan T-Shirts.
If you fancy selling on Etsy but you're not in the least bit artistic don't worry!
By using sites such as Creative Fabrica you can access thousands of ready made graphics, fonts and beautiful watercolours which you can use on your designs.
You can import your new products straight into your shiny new Etsy store and start selling!
Have you ever thought of growing saffron to make money?! No? Well, it's time to think outside the box!
Here's some more ways of making money;
You can register to house sit either short or longer term and get paid into the bargain. Lots of travellers are choosing to have the peace of mind of not leaving their homes unoccupied whilst they're away. This is a popular option with pet lovers who are also reluctant to leave their pets in boarding.
Be an Extra
So you want to be a star? Well we can't guarantee that but by signing up with a reputable agency you may get a few walk-on parts and it could even be the start of something beautiful.
Sell Unwanted Items
Turn your unwanted items into cash. Have a good old declutter and your bank balance will thank you (and a tidy home can do wonders for your mental health too)
The most popular selling platform is still Ebay and will put your product in front of millions of buyers. You could also try Shpock, Depop, Gumtree, Facebook Marketplace and Vinted.
Also, consider 'flipping' items for a profit. Charity shops, car boot sales and school jumble sales can provide rich hunting ground for bargain buys you can sell on Ebay for profit.
Bake and Sell Cakes
If you're a talented baker you should consider turning your hand to cake making. Get yourself a simple website, the relevant food hygiene training and certification and start promoting your goodies! Try a niche such as gluten free recipes to further target a specific market.
Rent out a Car Parking Space
If you're sat on a space in a premium area (think City Centre, close to hospitals, airports etc) consider renting out your space. Register with Just Park to get started.
Sell your Story
Reader's stories are the lifeblood of publications. If you've got a real life story you think people want to hear out register at Talk to the Press and see what it could be worth.
Be a Dog Walker/Sitter
As a nation of dog lovers there's bound to be pooches near you that need walking. People increasingly don't want to leave their furry friends in kennels whilst on holiday so you can even board dogs on a short term basis. As an added bonus you will get some fresh air and cuddles! It's a win-win.
Rent out your Home for Filming
You don't need to live in Downton Abbey or a large, immaculate property to generate income from your home. TV crews need all sorts of properties for a wide range of projects.
Start a Podcast
Got something to say? A niche you can talk about? Let's hear all about it! The Podcast Host has a great step by step guide.
Write an E-Book
They say everyone has at least one novel in them. So, if you've got the ideas, commitment and dedication to put pen to paper it's easier than ever to put your book in front of millions of readers by self-publishing on Amazon.
Become a Life Model
Bodies of all shapes and sizes are welcomed to life model. Contact your local arts colleges to check availability.
Teach English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)
Once a staple of people looking to work and teach abroad lots of people now tutor online from home. You'll need to pass the relevant courses but the work supply is plentiful and you can work hours to suit. Head to TEFLUk.com and use exclusive discount code 5F29191C to get a 10% discount.
The public's appetite for takeways shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon and delivery company's often need drivers. Check out Just Eat, Deliveroo and Uber Eats.
Affiliate marketing can be a great way of making residual income but it takes commitment, patience and commitment. If you have a blog or website and want to monetise (make money) from it check out the Dummie's Guide to Affiliate Marketing and see how you can profit from promoting other brands.
Not just for kids! You need to think of a niche, something you can create lots of content and videos about without getting bored (or boring your followers!). If you want to support your child in their own YouTube efforts get them the Junior Dummie's Guide to You Tube.