Cash flow can often prove to be a bit of a problem at the start of the year, after the lavish expenditure during the festive season. Happily, however, there are a number of different methods that you can choose for earning extra cash to boost your new year finances – without having to leave the house.

Answer surveys

If you are online then there are websites that will pay you money for filling in surveys on a variety of different subjects – with the likes of MySurvey, YouGov, iPoll and Vivatic being some of the most popular ones. Admittedly the amounts paid per survey are not usually that high, but then the work is simple and can be done fairly quickly – allowing you to potentially fill out several at one time. This is great for people who just want to earn a little extra between other jobs.

Review websites

Another great online way to earn some additional money is to review company and personal websites and provide information as to their pros and cons. This is an online money spinner that many do not know about, but there is a dedicated website – called – dedicated to this. You sign up for this site and then begin reviewing and providing useful feedback as to how the sites in question can be improved.

Sell your old stuff

There are sites now where you can sell pretty much anything – even old magazines, clippings etc that you might think have no value. Places like Gumtree and EBay have demonstrated that there is someone out there looking to buy pretty much everything. If you want to get a good price, try and provide a good quality photograph of the item you are selling, be honest about what condition it is in and dispatch items promptly when sold – that way you will get good reviews and build a strong reputation.

Gaming online

There are plenty of ways you can earn cash by gaming online, whether it is by playing slot machines or pokies as they are known down under at sites like , or by trying a poker tournament. The great thing about online gaming as a money spinner is that there are options to suit everyone, regardless of their gambling experience levels. Furthermore, if you fancy making new friends while gaming and earning, bingo sites are great for this, while the availability of mobile casino and betting sites lets you play with UK casino bonuses, at any time and from anywhere. Alternatively, if you didn't want to game, there are other ways you can earn some extra money from your passions online. If you are a sports fan, you could take a look at some of the best sportsbooks on and see if betting on a couple of sports games could prove fruitful. As is the case with casinos, you aren't guaranteed to win anything but, if you are willing to take the risk, this could be a fun way to bring in some extra income.

Enter competitions

It is possible to bring in a bit of extra money by entering online competition – a process that has become known as ‘comping’. You have to spend a bit of time locating the best opportunities that are likely to bring you a financial windfall. There are also places online that will provide you with tips to help you make the most out of this money-making method. There are plenty of ways to make money online ensuring something to meet all skills and interests. Now all you have to do is choose the right one for you and start earning.


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