10 Surprising Ways to Make an Extra $1000 a Month

Become a Virtual Bookkeeper from Home

One of my favorite side jobs (or full-time jobs) is becoming an internet bookkeeper. I'm possibly biased because it's been on my short list of business ideas to try for a while.

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Combine a Few Small Side Hustles

If you’re just getting started in the side hustle game, it can feel a little daunting to go from $0 to $1,000.

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Paid surveys

If you haven’t done online surveys before, this is a great place to start making money. Many businesses will pay you for your opinion on a product, a survey, or a way to find out what consumers want.

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Credit card rewards

There are a lot of cards with big sign-up bonuses, like the Chase Sapphire Preferred, which gives you a $1,000 extra right now.

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Blogging Your Way to $1,000 a Month Online

Oh, here we go. It's no surprise that the writer suggests blogging as a way to make extra money. It's so easy that anyone can make $60,000 in less than a year.

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Virtual assistant

As a beginner, working as a virtual helper is another great way to make extra money on the side. This is a very broad category, and you can specialize in a lot of different areas based on your skills.

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Selling on eBay

If so, reselling on eBay or another online site could be a great way to make some extra money. This is another very open side job that lets you set your own hours.

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Invest in real estate

I like to think of it more as starting a business in real estate than as investment. A lot of people think it's all quiet, and sometimes it is. 

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