Nowadays, thanks to technology, there are different ways to make an extra income without leaving the comfort of your own home. What you need is either a smart phone, a computer and a good internet connection. No matter if you are a busy mom or dad, if you already have a full or part-time job or if you are a student looking to make that extra cash, there are plenty of options to chose from depending on your schedule, your goals and your skills.

1.Take surveys online: companies will pay you to take surveys online. A typical survey takes about 20 to 30 minutes to complete, that means you can take a survey whenever you find 30 minutes free within your daily busy schedule. Are your kids asleep? Take a survey!
There are no particular skills required, you just need to sign up to your preferred chosen program and you are ready to start.
Several companies will compensate your time and opinion by awarding gift cards for your favorite retail stores instead of sending a conventional cheque.

2.Article and content writer: is writing something you are good at? You can now turn your passion into money! There are media companies out there offering short term writing jobs.
Typically you will be asked to write unique, original and creative content, often implying a research on the topic. Initially your writing skills will be evaluated and you will get paid according to the quality of the text you deliver. The better you write, the more you can earn!
You will be able to chose between individual projects about different topics, giving you the opportunity to find a suitable writing job based on your interest and fitting your schedule at the same time.

3.Teach online classes: if you have an academic degree in any school related subject and a few hours available during the week you can help students by teaching online classes. Beside being a great way to make an extra income, this is a personal rewarding job as you will be able to help students improving their grades. For this kind of job there is a certain time commitment to be made, students usually want to take classes on a specific day of the week at a specific time.
If you happen to have a qualification to teach English there are plenty of people online from all around the world looking for a native speaker teacher. For that there are several online companies connecting foreign students with English teachers.