Earn Money as kids in 2020
Quarantine has given us the luxury of “free time”.
At first, we all were excited and happy about it.
So many of us had given up on our hobbies and interests in our lives because we were too busy working.
But time stood still since the event of Corona Virus.
Which gave us an opportunity to spend our everyday life as if it were Sunday.
But why just stop at re-connecting with our long lost selves? You could be making money online too!
I would not be the first person telling you this.
News in the air and around social media has been telling us that many started their own businesses at home during this period of lockdown.
Such entrepreneurs not only made profits but also catered to the society’s needs at such trying times.
Now you must be wondering that ‘I need to be an adult to make money’
Nah! Nah! Kiddo you could be making money online too. Besides the internet holds unimaginable capabilities. What you need is will power and direction to explore and use it to your best benefits. So here’s something productive from all that internet time that you waste!
earn money as a kid online
1. SELL THINGS ON ONLINE PLATFORMS
You could be selling things even through Whatsapp, Facebook, and Instagram. These social media have always been top preferences for people for advertising and expanding their business’s outreach. You could be selling your hobbies online. Supposedly you are an excellent artist as a teenager. You could be selling some of your work or even people’s portrait sketches. Or if you are into baking you could start your small catering business within your own neighborhood. You could also sell your old comic books, storybooks, video game DVDs, movie CDs, etc. on online stores or just advertise them on internet platforms for buyers.
2. PLAY GAMES FOR REVIEW
No! I’m not joking when I say you can earn a sum of money by playing games. Many game creators are looking for individuals to test their products. And who could be a better tester than one for whom the game has been made. As in kids being the target audience. Programmers are prone towards target audience feedback as much as they are towards professional feedback.
3. CONTENT WRITING AND BLOG WRITING/ REVIEW WRITING
Now this is a work field that has no age bars. As a teenager, you could be way more affluent in your choice of language than any adult. You could be an excellent writer and your language teacher’s favorite in class. This could be a very suited choice of path for you. Writing content on daily basis would not mess up your schedules moreover with every content written you will learn something new. Your research skills will also enhance. And bring in a pocket money allowance every month. Blogging is another way to make money. People love new reading material to refer to every day online. You kids could be making money writing reviews for food joints, books, movies, TV shows, video games etc. and making an amount too.
4. VLOGGING AS A YOUTUBER
This is a super common way and this option seems to never run out. YouTube is super addictive and people love too many options of the same genre content. Something as simple as your daily routine with the right aesthetic appeal could become popular on YouTube. People seem to never tire of the content on YouTube. These days people seem to prefer video reviews of products where you tuber gives a complete run down of a product that is being tried and tested. Now people like to have a lot of reviews for that one product to be very certain before they purchase. This is just one example of how people keep wanting content of a similar genre and you could easily be doing great with that! So why not give it a shot?
5. TAKING PHOTOS AND SELLING THEM ONLINE
Another skilled and fun way to make money online is clicking pictures. You could be clicking pictures of abstract sceneries and sell them to potential buyers. People of course love to decorate their walls. And beautiful pictures of the nature of or aesthetics of one’s own city makes a home more appealing and comfortable. It adds a sentiment. You could even click pictures as preferred by your customers and sell them. Supposedly your neighbor requests you for a family picture and pays your some money for it.
6. SELLING DESIGNS AND ILLUSTRATIONS
Well if you dig into it. You will find certain apps meant solely for this purpose. You could be creating designs and illustrations catering to an individual’s needs and make money out of it. If you have a knack for art or are a trained artist you could be working in this field and earn some cash money.
7. ONLINE SURVEYS AND RESEARCH WORK
You could helping out college students with their research work and get paid for it. That are many online surveys sites that need you to take surveys for them in return for gift cards, coupons.
HOW TO MAKE MONEY OFFLINE AS A TWELVE/THIRTEEN YEAR OLD
If you are a preteenager looking for ways to make money offline. Here are some amazing ways to do so!
Whether you’re a twelve year old or a sixteen year old, babysitting is one job you can definitely do. It is much of a deal. There must be some of your relatives with a baby who need a night off. Well! Let them know that you open to help them out in these times. Even though this is physical based job you could earn a good amount of pocket money from this while avoiding the risks of working in a public area during these corona virus times.
10. NEWSPAPER DELIVERY OR RATHER DELIVERY
Well even in India a teenager above 14 could be working and that is completely acceptable and legal! You could be working at your local newspaper department as a delivery guy or girl. Or you could look for delivery person’s vacancies at nearby stores that offer home delivery services and do not have the usage of two wheeler vehicles mandatory. You could also be running some errands for your employer and act as an extra helping hand.
11. ORGANIZE A GARAGE SALE
You might be discarding something in good condition that could be of benefit to another person. You could be selling away your old toys, books, video games, clothes etc. you can add into your mother or fathers stuff and hold a garage sale for people to come in pick up stuffs they might need.
12. PET CARE SERVICES
As a kid of course you love animals unless you are allergic to them. Many adults are unable to take care of their pets due to pressures of work from home which leaves their poor animals deprived of fresh air and health care. You could offer at hand and do great at this job. Besides animals seem to connect differently around kids.
13. HELP THE ELDERLY AROUND YOU
You could run errands for the granny living next door in an exchange for some pennies. Help her out by watering her plans. Buying her groceries etc. Elders love children around them and they are always generous when it comes to rewarding children.
In conclusion, you can make money in a lot of ways with a little push from your parents and some guidance.