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13 Unique Ways To Make Extra Money

If you want to earn a living, you don't have to sit in an office job or serve in retail today. Financial opportunities are available everywhere. You just have to look for them and be open to unique concepts and ideas. Here are 13 ways people around the world found a way to make money.

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1. It’s a Dirty Job but Someone Has to Do It

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This entrepreneur in Ireland realized he could make gold from dirt. When he visited America, people asked him to bring some soil from Ireland to put on graves of relatives. He began selling Irish dirt to Irish Americans. You too can think of something unique and make money. Who doesn’t know about the American company selling air to China?

2. Need Someone to Cuddle?

Try the Pros -- In Japan and the United Kingdom, people are paying others for professional cuddling services. These cuddlers make $360 a day and are relieving strangers’ stress. To start this business, you need a comfortable place to cuddle and no fear of strangers.

3. Life’s a Game, So Go Play

People actually spend their days playing and teaching how to play video games. If you like to play games as a hobby and can teach others this art, choose this as your side profession and make some quick money.

4. Sell Your Body For Advertising

You can be like Jason Sadler who promises to wear T-shirts with company logos on them every day of the year. He sells the space based on the day of the year. For example, he receives $1 on January 1st and $365 on Dec. 31. He made $66,000 in the first three months.

5. Used Underwear Sells

Although it sounds gross, people with fetishes for used panties are buying people’s underwear. They are buying the fabric on online sites. While some people claim the market is a lucrative one, the facts are hard to determine for real. If you are not grossed out by the idea, go for it.

6. It's a Hair-Raising Experience

Several markets are buying human hair. Wig makers buy them. You can reap good rewards from human hair. Your hair has to meet the requirements, though. Usually, your hair must have not been dyed or treated with chemicals and be at least 10 inches long.

7. Trade For It Online

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You can opt for the new way to make investment money by using 10Trade Binary Options. You make money by betting on what stock prices will do throughout the day. If you think stocks will rise in an hour, you can buy an option and reap rewards if you are right.

8. My Whole Life is For Sale

You can be like Mike Merrill who sold shares of his life for $1 a share to 100,000 shareholders. His investors now make his life decisions just like a regular company. Mike has had shareholders vote on a vasectomy, a polyphasic sleep experiment, a change to his hair color, a new car and his love interests.

9. Be an Entertainer

People are always looking for ways to be entertained. If you have any talent (singing, dancing, or anything else that may be of interest to others) promote it and earn money by performing. You do not need to go all out, starting small can give big returns as well. Plus, you can even start your own YouTube channel and earn online.

10. Share an Office with Others

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You see evidence of the sharing economy all over the place. If you have extra space in your home or office you are not using, you can rent it to other business owners.

11. Care for Others

You can rent yourself as a friend to those without one. You can charge $50 an hour for social events and activities. Don’t have someone to attend a wedding or concert? Hire a friend. This is strictly platonic.

12. Like to Vent? Get Paid for It

You can join focus groups and get paid for it. The prices range from $10 to $500. The best part of the job is that you are giving your opinions and getting people to reward you for them.

13. Sell Air Miles

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A lot of people are unaware of the fact that they can sell their airline miles. If you’re not planning to travel anytime soon, go online and sell your miles. It’s better to cash it then to waste it.

As you can see, these are some of the interesting ways you can fill your wallet with cash. Good luck to you.

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