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Lazy person’s guide to making money real fast

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There are literally thousands of ways to make money online. And not all of them requires special skills, extraordinary efforts, a blog or hundreds of hours of frustrating hustle.

Hence this lazy person’s guide to making money real fast if you love your couch so much and don’t feel like moving your ass off it. These aren’t just lazy money making ideas that I am talking about, these are concrete actionable methods to make money without moving away from your couch.

But most of these methods wouldn’t, unfortunately, work for India or other third world countries. I love you guys, but this method doesn’t work in our country (except for one/two).

You would be better off reading these instead –

But if you are from USA, Canada, UK and few first world countries, then you’re in for a treat.

Shall we begin? Here we go.


Like listening to music? Good. I know you said yes. Ha ha.

How about listening to music, giving your opinion about the music and getting paid for it? Sounds too good to be true? Well not quite.

Slicethepie has millions of new songs on a variety of genres and they pay people to listen to them and give their honest feedback. It is that simple.

Sign up here, start making money listening to songs.

Ebates (US/CAN) ($10 welcome bonus)

We shop everyday online right? How about getting cash back for shopping in some of our favorite stores. Be it Amazon, Best Buy, JCPenney, Kohl’s, Macy’s, Nordstrom, Old Navy, Priceline, Target or whatever be the site that you shop from (there are thousands), you will get cash back for each purchase. It is like getting paid back a little by Ebates for what we do, i.e. spend money shopping.

And oh did I talk about earning money from it? Yes, I did. Here’s how you can earn.

Get a welcome bonus (cash or Amazon gift card) of $10 here as soon as you spend at least $25 in 90 days. Who doesn’t spend $25 shopping online at Amazon in 90 days span right? Everybody does.

What if you don’t spend $25 in 90 days? Well, in that case, you won’t get the welcome bonus.

But you can still make money. Here is how.

Sign up to Ebates, get your referral code inside and then share it with your friends who shop a lot online. He/she will get $10 welcome bonus while you pocket $25. That’s an easy peasy money.

If you are an American, sign up here.

If you are Canadian, sign up here.

Ibotta (US)($10 welcome bonus)

This is kind of like Ebates but is a little different. You get cash back for your everyday purchases if you send a photo of your receipt from a participating store. Your cashback will be deposited in your Ibotta account within 48 hours.

Another way to make money through it is by linking the loyalty card or the phone number. Here is how it is done –

  • Choose one of our Preferred Partners and connect either your loyalty card or phone number.
  • Before you shop, add offers on great products by completing simple tasks.
  • Use your loyalty card or phone number at check out and Ibotta care of the rest!
  • Your cash back will be deposited into your Ibotta account within 48 hours.

Another way to make money with Ibota is through in-app purchases.

And trust me, they got thousands of preferred partners, be it for wine or beer, dining, fashion accessories, grocery, pharmacy, you name.

What about referral program? Ahmmm. They do have one and they pay decent money.

Sign up to Ibotta here for $10 welcome bonus. Once inside, get your referral code, invite your friends and get $5 for telling someone about it. Your friend gets $10 welcome bonus as soon as they redeem a qualifying offer. It’s that simple.

Drop Rewards (US/CAN)

This is similar to Ebates and Ibotta. You shop online, you rack up points and then you redeem those points for gift cards anytime, anywhere.

And to make you feel comfortable, it is an A+ BBB accredited business. 

Be it grocery shopping, taking an Uber or grabbing a quick lunch, drop rewards lets you rack up drop points that you can redeem later for gift cards.

Check it out here

Payoneer (worldwide)

If you work online, like I do, chances are that you use PayPal to send or receive money abroad. Do you know that PayPal is ripping you off every time you receive money?

Don’t believe me, read this on how an online entrepreneur saved $1,700/year using Payoneer instead of PayPal.

Sign up here and get $25 bonus as soon as you are paid $1000 in your Payoneer account. They support over 200+ countries and you can send or receive money in local currencies.


With Izea, you get paid for posting sponsored posts on your social media like Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.

You may be like “oh I don’t have a massive social media following like Kylie Jenner. I can’t do this”. Wrong! It doesn’t matter. You only have to sign up and complete your profile. If they deem you fit for their sponsored posts, they will contact you. It is that simple.

Sign up here and try your luck.

MobileXpression (US)

Want to get paid Amazon gift card of $5 for doing absolutely nothing?

Just install this app, sign up and confirm your email and that’s it. As long as you keep the app installed for 30 days, you get paid $5 in Amazon gift cards.

Not only that, each week, this company has giveaways for cool prizes from companies like KitchenAid, Apple, Samsung, & Canon. Every 90 days you’re a member, they’ll help the environment by planting 1 tree in your honor.

Easy money, huh? It is.

Try this app out today.



This mobile app allows you to try out new apps, games, watch YouTube videos and collect points which can be redeemed for gift cards to Amazon, Xbox, Google Play and more.

Here is an excerpt from their Playstore page.

Get rewarded for playing fun games, trying new apps and watching cool videos.

** NEW! Introducing Video: Earn even more credits by watching videos from your favorite YouTube streamers. **

Earn gift cards to popular retailers (Amazon, Xbox, Google Play, and more) and free in-game currencies (Gems, COD Points, Diamonds, Fifa Coins, and more), just for discovering the newest Android games and apps.

** Over $31 Million in Gift Cards Earned using FreeMyApps! **

It’s easy to earn rewards with FreeMyApps:
1. Install FreeMyApps & register with a verified Facebook* account (*required).
2. Download the latest free apps & hottest new games & watch fun new videos.
3. Earn credits for every app, game & video you try.
4. Redeem your credits for free gift cards, gems, and more!

Gift Cards & Rewards:
– Google Play & iTunes
– Amazon & Visa Prepaid
– Steam, Xbox & PSN
– Sephora, CVS, WalMart & Target
– Starbucks, Dominos & Groupon
– Skype, AT&T & Verizon
– Hulu, Redbox & Fandango
– Gamestop & Best Buy
All in-game currencies, like Clash of Clans & Clash Royale Gems, COD Points, Boom Beach – – Diamonds, & Hearthstone Ice
Charities and non-profits like ALS, Red Cross, ASPCA, Habitat for Humanity, Somos Amigos, – Planetary Society, UNICEF, & Tony Hawk Foundation

Try out the app here and make money fiddling around with your phone –


Inbox Pays (US) ($5 sign up bonus)

This site will pay you to sign up for trials and services, join clubs, clip coupons for cash, go shopping at branded stores, etc. They also got paid surveys.

As soon as you sign up, you get paid $5 sign-up bonus. That right there is a lazy person’s money.

You can make money by referring your friends as well.

Sign up Here

Inbox dollars ($5 sign up bonus)

This is another A+ BBB accredited business that rewards people for watching TV, taking surveys or buying online.

While you can make money doing all of the activities mentioned above, you can also easily make $5 by just signing up with your email and confirming it. It is an easy peasy money.

If you are American, sign up here and get $5 bonus.

If you are from the UK, sign up here and get $5 bonus.

Swagbucks TV ($5 sign up bonus)

This is also an A+ BBB accredited business that pays people to watch videos on Swagbucks TV

Not only can you make money by watching videos, you can also make money by surfing the internet through it or taking part in paid surveys.

You also get $5 bonus just to sign up. That’s lazy person’s money right there.

Eligible countries are – US, UK, AUS, CAN, IRL, DE & FR.

You can also refer your friends and earn SB points which can then be redeemed as gift cards or cash.

You can sign up here –


Vindale Research ($2 sign up bonus)

This is known for paying out up to $50 per survey. I am not kidding.

You can make money either by participating in surveys or by referring your friends to it.

But first, here is how to claim your $2 bonus. Sign up here and complete the tutorial. And then make at least $1 in paid survey. Bamn ! You have your $2 sign up bonus.

Then get your referral code, tell your friends about Vindale and tell them to sign up through your link. As soon as they complete the tutorial, and make at least $1 in paid survey, you can $5 for referral someone. There is no limit to how much you can refer people.

Claim your $2 bonus here. But be sure to complete the tutorial and make at least $1.

Now that is an ultimate lazy person’s guide to making money real fast.

If you aren’t feeling that lazy and feel like you could make some money with your Facebook or Instagram app, then read this article on how to make up to $400 per month right from your Facebook or Instagram app.


After making almost $3000 online, I started this blog to document my own journey as a search engine evaluator aka Google rater, bug hunter, website usability tester, and blogger. Now I teach others how to make money online through genuine work from home opportunities. I've been featured in Huffington Post among others. You can read more about my personal struggles and successes in making money online here.

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  1. Sam

    Please advise work from home websites for 2018-2019

    1. Rudraksh Gandhar

      Yes I am waiting too

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