Work From Home

REAL Work From Home Opportunities

If you are in need of a part-time job, gig, or supplemental income, I have compiled some legitimate ways to make money working from home. Most of these ideas are great for those in between jobs, stay at home moms, stay at home dads, seniors, or those just looking to make some spare cash on the side. I have reviewed all of these ideas and websites and I ensure you they are not scams. There truly are REAL ways to make money online; here are some.

Become an InstaCart Shopper

InstaCart is not available in all areas of the USA yet but should be coming your way soon. As an InstaCart shopper, there are two different ways to make money. One way is by shopping for and delivering groceries. The other way, just shopping for the groceries for pickup. InstaCart is legitimate but it does take some trial and error to be sure that shopping jobs are going to be worth your time and effort. There are many successful InstaCart shoppers who are making a decent living by shopping for others in their spare time. Working with InstaCart requires at the very least a smartphone.

Drive for UBER

UBER is still an amazing opportunity for those looking for a way to earn money in their spare time. With UBER, you are basically working as a driver. You receive a notificiation that someone nearby needs a ride, you accept, pick them up, and drop them off at their destination. At the very least, you will need a fairly new vehicle and a smartphone. Don't have a vehicle? There is a way to lease a brand new vehicle and work for UBER full-time.

Get a $375 SIGN ON BONUS when you sign up to Drive for UBER!

(Otherwise, here's a FREE UBER ride!)


I have been a member of InboxDollars for OVER 10 years and have received well over $100 in payouts for working the site here and there. Many of us spend hours per week connected to the internet, why aren't you at least getting rewarded for it? With InboxDollars, you can earn money for searching the web, reading emails, watching short ads, listening to music, taking consumer surveys, redeeming grocery coupons, shopping online and more. I can only imagine how much one can earn if they spent over 10 hours per week on the site.

REAL Mystery Shopping!

Mystery Shopping has caused controversy over the years. Is mystery shopping real? Where are all the legitimate shops? Is mystery shopping a scam? These are questions I have asked myself, too! The truth is, YES mystery shopping is real but many websites out there want you to pay to access their list of mystery shopping companies. Mystery shopping requires great attention to detail and may require a smartphone, stopwatch, or digital camera. I will not share all of my mystery shopping sources but below are a few to get you started.
  • BestMark-- Since 1986, BestMark has been a leader in in the mystery shopping market! BestMark works with companies from all industries from automotive and department stores to restaurants and healthcare.
  • Second to None -- Mystery shops with Second to None require more in-depth interaction with a company's employees to measure the quality of an employee's customer service skills and qualifications.
As I come across more work from home opportunities, I will add them here so check back frequently!