How to make 50 dollars a day from home

How to make 50 dollars a day from home

There is just something about making money from the comfort of your house that is mind-blowing and who doesn’t want that extra cash. Whether it is to help you pay your bills, finance your hobbies such as traveling or you need money to do some house ...

There is just something about making money from the comfort of your house that is mind-blowing and who doesn’t want that extra cash. Whether it is to help you pay your bills, finance your hobbies such as traveling or you need money to do some house shopping since money is a bit tight this month.

Whatever your reason, that money could go a long way in helping you out. Here is a list of some things you can do to help you earn $50 (or more) in one day from home.

Taking online surveys

By now, everyone knows that there is a load of money to be made online by taking part in surveys. There are dozens of companies that are willing to pay participants for their opinion online. You however need to be cautious about the sites you sign up on, some never payout. On the other hand, some are more lucrative than others. The secret with online surveys is to sign up on several sites and complete as many surveys as you possibly can in one day.  

Below is a list of our top three survey sites to help you make $50 or more from home;

Swagbucks: upon signing up, you are rewarded with a $5 cash reward. This program not only pays you to take surveys but also enables you to earn points from shopping online, watching videos and surfing the internet. There are thousands of survey opportunities listed out on Swagbucks each day.

Survey Junkie: signing up on this site is easy and free and just by completing your profile you earn your first points. The site lists so many surveys in one day hence the possibility of making money is always open. The average payout per survey which takes less than 15 minutes to complete is about $2, there is no limit to how many surveys you can participate in one day.  

Inbox Dollar: easy and free to sign up on. You immediately get a $5 cash reward for signing up. This site has a lot of surveys to engage in and they pay an average of $3 per survey. Other opportunities for earning money include playing online games, downloading coupons and searching the internet.  

Testing websites

This can involve testing whether a web page or a link is working properly or whether it is user friendly. Each day several companies are coming up with websites that need to be reviewed before they are launched to the market. a good site to sign up for such tasks is

As a website tester, the average pay per site is $10- $ 25 therefore to hit your goal of $50 you need to be able to test about three sites per day.  To be able to work as a website tester you need to have a computer or a tablet with audio and video capability.  Your device should also be able to download testing software. Be at least 18 years of age with the ability to freely and speak your mind.

Online Tutoring

Now and then students will need extra help in a variety of subjects. Therefore, if you are good at a certain subject, you can apply to be an online tutor. The average rate for an online tutor ranges anywhere from $15 to $25 per student per subject. Therefore, for you to hit your $50 goal, you will need to tutor at least two subjects or two students in one day; this is quite manageable.

Also note, for sciences and math, the rates might be a bit higher which makes it even easier for you to make your $50. To apply as an online tutor, you can sign up on a site such as Course Hero or Udemy. Another opportunity in online tutoring involves teaching foreign languages. This can be for both students and adults who might be interested in learning a foreign language for various reasons.


Earn money doing a variety of different tasks online on several job boards such as Upwork, Freelancer and Fiverr. Whether you are great at writing articles, designing, setting up websites, proofreading or can work as a virtual assistant. There is a variety of work available online for freelancers. When applying for a job, it clearly states how much you will be paid at the end of the project so you can decide whether you’ll do it or not. For most online freelancing jobs, the pay can range anywhere from $5 to as much as $100 or even more depending on the assignment.


Nowadays, people are shying away from staying at hotels and preferring Airbnb. You can take advantage of this if you have an extra room at your place or you have a vacation house that you do not use. How much to charge is dependent on several factors such as location, accessibility and amenities available.

For this, you can sign up on sites such as the well-known Airbnb or HomeAway and list your residency.

Get paid to perform tasks

There are a variety of tasks that companies and individuals are willing to pay someone to do for them. Here is a shortlist of some tasks you can do while at the comfort of your home for a quick $50.

Amazon Mechanical Truck: with this, you are paid to write product descriptions or look for the best photographs for products.

ReceiptHog: they pay you to send them a picture of your receipts every time you do some shopping. You are then paid some cash through PayPal.

Task Rabbit: this site connects you with local people who need certain tasks done for them. A task that you can comfortably do from home is helping people plan for vacations. This will include finding them plane tickets and hotel rooms as well as any other services they might require on their vacation. This involves carrying out a lot of research and sometimes you might need to make phone calls.

Rates for helping plan a vacation range from $16 to as much as $60. This depends on the vacation you are planning since some could be only for a few days while some could be for up to two or three weeks.

Bottom Line

There are a lot of opportunities that enable you to make money from home. Therefore, if you ever find yourself in need of money, maybe your car broke down unexpectedly or you need to buy groceries or even you just want some cash to go for a night out with your friends, you know what to do. The secret to making the most out of each day is to sign up to some sites and do the most on each. You can make more than $50 a day from home.

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