If you’re still feeling the sting of the Christmas period, you’re likely looking for a way to make a few extra pennies on the side. From selling jewellery for cash to dog sitting, here are our recommendations.
Whether you are trying to pay off a few credit cards or you are preparing for an exciting new addition to the family, everyone is always looking for a few simple ways to make an extra pound or two. Thankfully, with the internet and modern technology, it’s possible for us all to make some extra cash on the side.
There are a number of simple, stress-free ways to put some extra money in your pocket, including selling your jewellery for cash and sharing your artistic creations. Below are a few of our top suggestions.
The start of the year is a time of new opportunities and fresh starts. So, what better time to look around you and question what you really want — or need — in your life? When was the last time you wore that pile of clothes at the bottom of your wardrobe? Do you even watch DVDs anymore, or has Netflix taken over your life? What about that present you received from your auntie two Christmases ago that hasn’t even been touched? There is no shame in selling these things on. It could even clear your mind a little — and what’s more, it has never been so easy.
Just take a decent photo, write an honest (but convincing) item description and take it to eBay. Even if you only make a few pounds, every penny counts and you’ll be rewarded with a cleaner home that only houses items you love and need. If you need a little helping hand, there are plenty of guides online that share secrets on how to make money on eBay.
If you’re a creative soul and you’re always snapping photos of nature, adorable pets or stunning views, your favourite hobby might just be one that can make you money. These days, professionals of all sorts need quality images for their content — and you don’t need to be an expert to qualify. Just take to your smartphone, follow your inspiration and upload your images to sites like BigStockPhoto or Fotolia. For such little effort, you will be guaranteed a portion of each image sale, which soon adds up to a handy profit.
If you’re a dog lover, this could be the perfect way to make a few pennies! You won’t get rich, but you will get to enjoy the company of puppies whilst making a small profit. You can use a service such as DogBuddy to look for opportunities near home, or you can send out local ads and build a reputation solo.
By now, you might be sick of the PPI commercials and avoiding the cold calls. Whilst that makes sense, the reality is that the PPI deadline is looming. If there is even a slim chance that you’re due a payout, it’s worth looking into. It won’t cost you any money, so if you’re not entitled to anything, you haven’t lost anything. We’d recommend being careful and selecting a trusted PPI claims company to keep your mind at ease.
The internet allows us to meet new friends, develop new interests and even sell gold sovereigns. It means you can make money by simply sharing your opinions and ideas, either through online focus groups or surveys. Realistically, you’re not going to make lots of money through surveys, so we wouldn’t recommend giving up your day job. In all honesty, they can also be time-consuming and, at times, boring. But you stand to make a bit of cash and you can benefit from a few vouchers, so if you have a few minutes to spare, it’s certainly worth your time.
One of the fastest and most convenient ways of pocketing extra money is to sell your jewellery for cash. If you have any gold, silver or platinum jewellery that you never make use of, get in touch with the Post My Gold team. We can send you a free, fully-insured, pre-paid envelope for you to find out how much your jewellery stash is worth. You’ll receive an offer within 24 hours and, if you’re not completely happy with the offer, we will return your jewellery for free.
With us, you can rest assured that you will get the best possible price. It’s how we built our reputation and became the UK’s number one cash for gold site. If your jewellery is too good to scrap, we’ll let you know and we’ll give you a fair market price, giving your treasure a new lease of life.
Why leave your jewellery unused and unloved in your jewellery box when it could benefit your bank account instead? Gold prices are at a record high, so this is the best possible time to sell. Get in touch with Post My Gold today to sell jewellery for cash and put that old jewellery to good use!