I created this resources page so I could list some of my favorite resources, products and services that I use to help me make a a great side income or full time income. Now you can find all the resources listed in one spot for convenience!
Disclosure: There are affiliate links below and I may receive commissions for purchases made through links in this post, but these are all products I highly recommend. I won’t put anything on this page that I haven’t personally verified or used!
Money Making Resources
Become a Freelance Proofreader: Caitlin Pyle is a veteran proofreader whose main source of income for 3 years was proofreading until she decided to transition into teaching others how to become proofreaders. Caitlin has created a free workshop where you can learn more about the skills you need to start your proofreading side hustle. She so much great information on becoming a proofreader – I HIGHLY recommend you check it out!
Make Money as a Freelance Writer: Gina was able to replace her full-time income with freelance writing in matter of months, and now teaches other aspiring freelance writers how to do the same. She has a great freelance writing course to help you get started.
Become a Virtual Assistant: Kayla Sloan is a highly successful virtual assistant and creator of Ten K VA where she shares how to start your own business and the steps she took to earn over $10,000/month.
Make Money as a Transcriptionist: Janet started working from home as a medical transcriptionist for others and grew it into a successful transcription business. Janet now teaches others how to work from home as a transcriptionist. Learn more about how you can become a transcriptionist.
Start a Bookkeeping Business: The best place to get started bookkeeping is Bookkeeper Business Launch. Ben Robinson, the creator, has also put together a free, 3-part training program which gives you behind-the-scenes look at exactly what a virtual bookkeeper does, to help you decide if virtual bookkeeping is the path you want to take.
If you’re looking for ways to just make a few extra bucks, filling out surveys online during your down time is a great way to do that.
Vindale Research is a survey company that has been around for a very long time. They always have lots of surveys available and the rates of pay are higher than many other survey companies.
Survey Junkie has a TrustPilot rating of 8.7/10 which is the highest out of any survey site, along with thousands of positive reviews. This is another one of my favorite reputable survey companies.
Pinecone Research is another great legitimate survey company to make a few extra bucks. They pay you for each survey you complete and even sometimes send send free products to review!
Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing: Michelle Schroeder-Gardner created this amazing course to teach you how to use affiliate marketing to make passive income. She makes over $50K a month just with affiliate marketing. I’ve taken her course and it’s just incredible – so much great info! I highly recommend Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing for anyone looking to earn passive income with affiliate marketing.
Wealthy Affiliate: Wealthy Affiliate is a program that teaches you how to build a website, choose a niche, and get started with affiliate marketing. Their training classes are ultra useful and simple for anyone to follow. This program is perfect for beginners looking to get a start in affiliate marketing, plus there is a great community to connect with!
Tailwind: Tailwind allows you to schedule your Pinterest pins and track related analytics so you can identify what is working and what is not. It saves me a ton of time and allows me to schedule Pins in advance so I don’t have to worry about it every day.
Bluehost: If you’re looking to start a website for cheap, Bluehost is the perfect place to start. You can get started with them for as low as $2.95/month, which is ultra cheap! It’s a great way to get your blog started for cheap.
Convertkit: Convertkit is an email service that I just started using and I LOVE it! It has great templates you can start with and offers so many options to segment your subscribers (which is great if you plan to do email marketing). Plus it’s super easy to use and FREE for users with less than 1,000 subscribers. Sign up for Convertkit.
Canva: I use Canva to make Pins for Pinterest, as well as other images for social media. There is a free version and a paid version. The free version is awesome, and provides just about everything I need. Sign up for Canva!
Stupid Simple SEO: Stupid Simple SEO is a new search engine optimization course that promises to teach you how to get your content ranking on Google. if you’re getting started in the blogging world (or have been doing it a while) learning SEO is a must, and Mike Pearson’s class is just awesome! Read the full Stupid Simple SEO review.
Money Saving Resources
Ibotta is an awesome app that gives you cashback for a variety of grocery and personal care items. Just choose the items you want to purchase, go to the grocery store and buy them, then snap a pic of your receipt, upload it from your phone onto the app and your cashback will appear within 24 hours.
Ebates is the largest cashback site on the web, and the first place you should be going before you start any online shopping. Whenever you make a purchase through one of Ebates 1000’s of partner sites, Ebates tracks your purchase and gives you a percentage cash back. I use Ebates every time I shop online.
Swagbucks is a company that will pay you to complete various tasks online including searching the web, completing surveys, answering polls, watching videos and more.
Amazon Prime: You can save money on shipping, as well as get special deals on other products and services (like unlimited music streaming) when you sign up for Amazon Prime. Read more about the benefits of Amazon Prime.