18.) Take the dog for a walk – Enjoy some fresh air and (hopefully) sunshine while making money by starting a dog walking business.
19.) Start a pet care – Just like children and the elderly, some pets can’t stay home alone. Open up your home as a quick way to earn cash.
If you’ve got time on your hands
If you’re a stay at home mom with some time on your hands (yeah, I know it sounds unlikely but it could happen) here are some quick ways to earn cash.
20.) Run errands – Believe it or not, you can get paid to run errands. Get paid to snap pictures of store displays with apps like Gigwalk or for performing basic tasks (ex. cleaning) with sites like Taskrabbit.
21.) Become a chauffeur – Sites like Uber offer a quick way to earn cash if you’re willing to be a taxi driver.
22.) Testing…1, 2, 3… testing – Love trying out the latest and greatest stuff? What if you could get paid to do it? Well, you can. Sign up with sites like Shespeaks, Vocalpoint, and Houseparty to try new products and get paid.
If you’ve got an Internet connection
As mentioned at the start of this article, the rise of the Internet is to thank for many quick ways to earn cash. Here are a few:
23.) And the survey says – You can get paid to offer your opinion (take surveys). Sign up for sites like Swagbucks to get started.
24.) Shop till you drop – Sign up for sites like Ebates and earn money back just for shopping.
25.) And the verdict is – Jury duty probably isn’t on anyone’s list of fun activities but you can get paid to listen to cases and offer a hypothetical verdict. Check out eJury and OnlineVerdict for more details.
26.) Become a test subject – When companies are developing new websites or software programs, they pay people (like you) to test them out and provide feedback. Sign up at usertesting.com to take advantage of this quick way to earn cash now.
27.) Send out a search party – Switch from Google (or whatever search engine you currently use) to Bing and sign up for Bing Rewards to earn cash each time you search.
28.) Join the club – Sites like InboxDollars will pay you to do things like play games, take surveys, and more.
If you’ve got a marketable skill
If you have a background in a professional area such as accounting, web design, or marketing there are a slew of quick ways to earn cash.
29.) Freelance – Head to sites like O-desk, Fiver, and Elance where you can offer your skills up. You get to choose the work you do whether it be one off projects or on a continuous basis.
30.) Tax time – Whether you have a background in accounting or not, you can earn money preparing taxes for others. If you don’t have a background in accounting, take a class like those offered by H&R Block and Liberty Tax. Some of these classes are free and others cost a small fee.
31.) Consulting – If you consider yourself an expert in your field, start a consulting business.
If you’re concerned about the environment
Want to save the Earth and take advantage of quick ways to earn cash? Look no further.
32.) Scrap it – If you have scrap metal (anything from an old camper to aluminum cans) lying around, recycle it to earn cash.
33.) Recyclebank – Okay, technically, this isn’t a “quick way to earn cash” because you earn points not cash; however, it is still a great way to save money on products. With Recyclebank, you earn points for, you guessed it, recycling and those points can be redeemed on great stuff like magazine subscriptions.
If you’ve got…
34.) Hair – If you’ve got long hair (typically 6 inches or longer) you can sell your locks on sites like Hairsellon, Hairwork, and even Craigslist.
35.) Room – Have extra room in your house? Great, AirBNB offers a quick way to earn cash: Simply rent your room out to vacationers and get paid.
36.) An Android phone – Install the Locket app on your phone. This app will run ads on your lock screen, and each time you unlock your phone you get paid.
37.) Body parts – It may seem a little weird but another quick way to earn cash is to sell parts of you. Okay, it seems more than a little weird. However, you can earn cash by selling plasma, blood (depending on your blood type), sperm, and even eggs.
There you have it, 37 quick ways to earn cash. This article attempted to cover the spectrum from people that need to work from home to those that have flexibility and can venture out. It covered those looking for quick ways to earn cash online and in person. If you know of any other quick ways to earn cash please share them in the comments.