How to Make 100 Dollars a Day
Recently, I hired myself out as a delivery driver on a website that connects private car owners with businesses that need people to deliver groceries or food to customers. I was a bit embarrassed at first, as though my pride was hurt. But then, I wondered why I hadn’t tried something like this before. I made about $150 in one day. If you’re wondering how to make 100 dollars a day, you have more options than you know.
Become a Delivery Person
There are multiple online companies and local businesses that will hire you on a gig basis to deliver groceries and/or take out delivery to people’s homes. You can signup to deliver food for companies like DoorDash, InstaCart, and UberEats. You should have a reliable car, the ability to hustle safely to deliver on time, and the ability to handle food professionally.
How much you are paid will depend on the company you work for. You might be paid for each number of miles you drive or the number of orders you deliver. You will get to choose which deliveries to make and work your own hours. If you want to make $100 a day, don’t be too picky. You should be able to make that on a business day.
Join the Online Gig Economy
Are you a capable writer? Do you have computer programming, code writing, or digital graphic design skills? Do you possess the skills to design, manage, and launch a website? Are you a digital animator? Do you have considerable art skills? There is an avalanche of telecommuting, freelance work opportunities that are waiting for you. More than 16 million Americans supplement their income with short-term, contractual, online gig economy work opportunities.
Look for work on websites that offer online, telecommuting work opportunities. These include Craigslist, Fiverr, UpWork, and Freelancer. Look for employers who need urgent assignments completed soon and who pay after completion. Each employer pays according to their own terms, so be aware of their operating terms.
Wash Cars for Your Neighbors
Do some networking with your fellow neighbors. Everyone who owns a car either occasionally goes to the carwash, or schedules time on the weekend to do so. Reach out to neighbors and see who is willing to pay for such a service. You need to have all of your car-washing equipment and know what you are doing. If you can line up four to ten neighbors who are willing to pay to have their car washed, you can easily make $100 or more in a day.
Rent Out Your Car On a P2P Car Sharing Service
This option is best if you live in a dense, high population area where people may need to rent a car for a few hours. There is a burgeoning peer-to-peer, alternative rental car industry that is gaining popularity online. It allows people to rent out their private cars or rent cars of private individuals. You sign up on a website and list your private car as a peer-to-peer rental car.
You can list your rental price or allow the site to negotiate prices. The company covers your car with ample insurance in case of an accident. You’ll then be paid via direct deposit after an assignment. You can rent out your car on peer-to-peer car rental sites like Turo, Getaround, and ZipCar.
How to make 100 dollars a day? Start hustling. There is no future in despair. Just consider your skills and how to market them in the online gig economy.
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Allen Francis is a full-time writer, prolific comic book investor and author of The Casual’s Guide: Why You Should Get Into Comic Book Investing. Allen holds a BA degree from Marymount Manhattan College. Before becoming a writer Allen was an academic advisor, librarian, and college adjunct for many years. Allen is an advocate of best personal financial practices including saving and investing in your own small business.