Blood and plasma
Blood and plasma can easily be sold in any state in the US. The pay averages somewhere between 20 and 75 dollars per donation. Most places will allow you to donate once a week. For more information you can read this article about How Much You Get Paid To Donate Plasma and you may also locate plasma and blood donation centers here.
Rent your wifi to your neighbors
If you have more internet bandwidth than you know what to do with offer to share with your neighbor for a small fee. Label your SSID (the name of your WiFi network) something like “Visit apartment 207 for internet.” If you have fiber optic internet at 50 to 100 mbps you could possibly rent up to 15 people easily and still have lots of bandwidth. This is a great way to earn money fast.
If your wifi is weak at someone’s apartment simply ask them if you can plug in a “Wifi Range Extender.”
Sell on Craigslist
Craigslist is pretty straight forward and you can sell just about anything. Put your cell phone number on the ad and also say that you can text or call. This will help you sell the item much faster. Also be sure to post a good quality picture of the item and clean it up as best as possible. Check out these tips for selling on craigslist.
Pawn shops are ok but they will in general only off you 50% of what they can sell it for, sometimes less. Make sure that whatever you bring in is clean and as nice looking as possible. Check out these 5 tips for selling at a pawn shop so you get the best price.
Ebay is great for selling something that is unique or is hard to sell at a pawnshop or on craigslist. You can also list it for next to nothing and let people bid on it to ensure you will get the most money as possible. Here are some great tips for selling on eBay.
Have something to sell? Post it to your facebook page. It is free and worth a shot! You can also search Facebook for the term “buy, sell or trade (your cities name here).” A lot buy, sell or trade facebook pages are popping up.
Have any scrap aluminum, copper or large amounts of steel? Aluminum and copper are very valuable metals and can be sold for a good amount of money. Look at current scrap metal prices here.
Gold. platinum, palladium & silver jewelry
With silver and gold prices being so high currently it is a great time to sell even tiny amounts of precious metals. You can check current precious metal prices here.
Sell your Hair
Selling your hair, particularly if it is long can fetch you $300 to $2,000 in cash. This is all depended on length, length and hair health. Learn more here about selling your hair or use the hair price calculator.
Rent or sell your parking spot
Have a parking spot that you rent near your work, apartment or downtown area? Try renting it out to someone that needs it on craigslist or sell it here.
Rent out a room
Have extra space in your house or apartment try renting to a roommate on craigslist or try roomates.com.
Are good at a craft or have something unique that you make? Try selling it on Etsy, the internet’s largest marketplace for handcrafted goods and clothing.
Have a old fashioned yard sale. Make sure that you advertise on craigslist and other free or cheap outlets. Gab a few signs and make sure that you emphasize how cheap everything is. You may also want to list all items that will be for sale. This is a cheap and easy way to earn money fast with little effort.
Sell course notes on Notesale
Have notes left over from a college courses? Sell them on notesale.com
Recycle your old cell phone
You can earn anywhere from $40 to $300 selling you phone even if it does not work. Companies harvest parts from them, remove valuable metals and also refurbish broken phones to resell. Find out where you can sell your cell phone instantly for cash.
You can instantly sell your textbooks through places like Chegg, Book Scouter and Amazon.
Sell DVD’s and games
You can also venture out and sell your DVD’s and Playstation/Xbox games on craigslist or through an online buyer like Glyde or Cash For Gamers.
Old rare coin collections
Do not sell any old coins or collections online. You need to go to a reputable coin dealer to have the coin graded and sold. Condition has everything to do with how much the coin is worth. Remember to NEVER clean a coin or you will destroy the value!!!! You can find coin dealers here.
Exchange foreign currency
It is not rare for people to have or find foreign currency. Most people are simply just throw it to the side and think they can’t do anything with it. Chances are there is a location near you like Travelex that will exchange your currency into US Dollars.