There are so many reasons for wanting to make a few extra coins each month. Perhaps you’re a stay-at-home parent who wants or needs to supplement the family income. Maybe you’ve been made redundant and you need to make some extra income while you look for something new. Or perhaps you’re quite happily employed, but you want to save up for a big purchase or dream holiday.

Whatever your reasons, there are so many ways to make money from the comfort of your sofa. Read on to find the right one for you.

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Write

If you’ve got a strong handle on the English language, you can be making a lot of extra cash on the side. Whether it’s writing blogs, editing books or creating content for websites, being able to write well is an extremely profitable career. Start by checking out the popular freelancing websites (Copify is great for blog work) and pick up the odd job here or there. You’ll learn very quickly as you go.