18 Real Ways to Get Paid for Your Data: Up to $500 a Year

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One of the easiest side hustles to get started with is getting paid to share your data.

Big data is big business, generating an estimated $270 billion by 2026.

And as individuals, we create a lot of data every day. For decades, we’ve freely given that data away to big companies like Google and Facebook. But that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have value.

Here are some legit ways to turn that data into dollars in your pocket.

23 Real Ways to Make Money on Amazon: $1000+ Per Month

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With a ton of ways for people to make money, there’s no wonder why Amazon is at at the center of so many side hustles these days.

The innovative–if not controversial–Seattle company still has its core retail business, but has expanded in many different directions. For entrepreneurs, side hustlers, and everyone else looking to earn some extra cash, Amazon probably has an option for you.

I have several Amazon income streams myself!

The 21 Best Side Hustles for Engineers: $1,000 a Month or More

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Engineering is a highly-skilled and in-demand profession, but that doesn’t mean you still can’t have a side hustle to make extra money.

The good news is your skills and training as an engineer lend themselves nicely to many different side hustles.

In this article, I’ll share my top side hustle ideas for engineers based on interviewing more than 500 entrepreneurs.

The 21 Best Side Hustles for Medical Students: How to Make Money in Med School

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What are the best side hustles for medical students?

With med school so expensive — $40,000 to $65,000 a year! — it’s only natural to look for ways to make money that fit with your classes and other obligations.

As a future doctor, you’ve got a pretty clear career path ahead of you, but there are still lots of ways to generate income in the near-term while still prioritizing your medical education.

How to Start a Business Without a Degree: A Realistic Guide

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Want to start a business but don’t have a degree?

The good news is you don’t need a degree to start a business. A full 56% of entrepreneurs didn’t graduate from college — and their businesses succeed and fail at roughly the same rates as everyone else.

Still, starting a business is challenging. That’s why I recommend the lower-risk path of starting as a side hustle. 

Online Focus Groups: 25 Paid Research Companies that Pay Up to $100 an Hour for Your Opinion

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I recently participated in a paid focus group in San Francisco. You know, the kind with the one-way mirror on the wall.

We talked about travel habits and preferences for an hour and half, and I got paid $150 for my time and opinions. Not bad!

The whole thing was pretty quick and painless, and actually kind of interesting, and it got me thinking that this could be a fun side hustle, so I set out to find other consumer research companies that operate nationwide or even ones that conduct studies online.

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