To ask, if anyone has a sideline they earn a second income from?
SpankTheMonkey · 12/10/2018 20:27
Really struggling at the minute
Like really bad
We are on basic/cheapest packages for everything / Don't have holidays...and have some family circumstances that aren't changeable
RedPandaMama · 13/10/2018 01:27
@LOL7 bit of a mix, some were my daughter's so originally bought from brands like Jojo, Frugi, Duns etc as these are the ones that sell on best and can be sold individually from £4-20 per item. Supermarket clothes do okay too but generally in bundles and for maybe £10 for a bundle of 8-15 items so these aren't really worth it.
I scour charity shops (generally when I go down to visit family who live in a fancy area near London!), buy bundles from Facebook selling sites, collect on Gumtree or bid on eBay for single items if they're cheap, badly photographed or don't have much interest.
Bovneydazzlers · 13/10/2018 06:39
Some great ideas here.
Only advice is to stay away from MLMs/legal pyramid schemes (forever living/younique etc) - over 99% get back less than they put into these schemes. Ignore any PMs you may receive from this message encouraging you to join their team and promising riches.
Lovethetimeyouhave · 13/10/2018 06:40
Are you native English? You could search indeed for online English tutor and sign up to one of the companies for the weekend! You can train in the first 3 months that you start and it's a simple way to earn money from home, they do the lesson plans too
isitfridayyet1 · 13/10/2018 07:01
Maybe try signing up for a market research group agency. The work is sporadic but you can earn £40 -£80 for a couple hours if your time, just for giving your opinion on future ad campaign or new products.
Probably easier if you live near a big city though as you'd need to attend focus groups which are held face to face.
LOL7 · 14/10/2018 13:58
For those who asked for information about mystery shopping-
So the biggest tip I can give you is to join the ‘mystery shoppers U.K. forum’ Facebook group, and sign up to all the companies listed on there. My favourite companies to do shops for are Proinsight, Mystery shopping LTD, Amber Arch, Marketforce, ESA, Retail Active.
Most of them are easy to sign up for, and the shops are self Assign so you just choose which you want to do! Each assignment will give you a brief of what to do- e.g go to the store, take a photo of the front and ask for help with choosing a product. You then have a report to write about how everything was in the store and how the customer service you received was, which take anywhere from 10 minutes to an hour depending on the assignment. The money won’t get you rich, but is definitely a good way of getting a second income or extra money for saving/spending.
I highly recommend joining Mystery shopping LTD as they have a lot of phone call assignments at the moment which I’ve been doing at home still in my pyjamas and have earned almost £50 from about 45 minutes of my time.
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