How to Use Your Car to Make Money
Make Extra Money With Your Car
When money is hard to come by and you are struggling to get by from month to month, your car could be your way out of a difficult time.
There are many ways that you can utilize your car to earn some extra money taking you out of a financial hole and getting you back on track.
So long as your car is in good condition and can cope with some extra mileage you could be earning money within hours.
Please note that you may have to contact your vehicle insurance company and tell them that you are using your car for business purposes, your insurance premiums may be a little higher.
Earn Money With Your Car
Take Away Restaurant Driver
Most restaurants offer a delivery service, people call them with their food order and for a small charge a driver delivers it to their home. Pay a visit to all of the restaurants in your local area and find out if they are looking for delivery drivers.
Most restaurants give their drivers the delivery charge, money for gas and a free meal at the end of the day. Customers often tip delivery drivers too, some drivers can end up going home with over $200 in their pockets from one night of work.
Even if the restaurant cannot offer you a delivery job you can ask if they have any leaflets or flyer's that they would like delivered.
Display Ads On Your Car
Turn your car into a billboard for a local company, some companies pay to advertise on your car especially if you use it a lot and it is seen by a lot of people. You could combine your delivery driving with an advertisement on your car for even more money to help out your finances.
Car wrapping is an adhesive film which is marked with a company name and logo made to fit on car doors, trunks and hoods, check out your local area to see if this option is available.
Although it is an easy $250-$500 a month, be warned that when you sign up for some of these schemes you could be signing a contract that lasts for up to 3 years.
Deliver Flyers For Local Businesses
Small businesses often like to post flyer's through doors around their local area, to save them time they often pay for people to deliver them, check out your local businesses and see if they are looking for someone. the pay is low though often $1.00 for every 100 flyer's delivered but you could kill two birds with one stone and deliver flyer's from different companies at the same time to the same homes. Why not make some flyer's of your own advertising a car and driver for hire and deliver them with the ones that you are getting paid for.
With all of the hustle and bustle of daily life some people are just too busy to find the time to do their grocery shopping, pick up their dry cleaning or even take out their trash on bin day. Why not offer to run errands for a small fee of course and remember to add these services to your flyer's.
If you drive to your everyday work place you could offer to take people who work with you into work for a small fee if they don't have a car, this may only be enough to cover your gas money but it is an extra saving for you.
There are many more options for utilizing your car to help make extra cash, but some require an up front fee from you.
Driving instructor, requires a training course which would cost you money up front, as does a chauffeur or taxi cab driver and that does not include any licence fees or vehicle alterations that may be involved.
You could use your car to offer a service such as mobile hair dresser, odd job person or Gardiner. the possibilities are endless and you could become so successful that it becomes your career.
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