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Unusual Ways To Make Money Online

Updated on April 8, 2012
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There are many ways that you can make money online. The usual ways would include setting up websites for ad revenue or product sales, buying and selling on online auction sites, flipping domain names or websites, promoting a product as an affiliate, etc. Those of you who have been online for any period of time has probably seen it all and more. But, in the nooks and crannies, there are still some rather unusual, weird and unique ways which have escaped the usual attention.

BuyandSellHair.com

Do you know that there are people who wants your hair? And yes, I mean that stringy thing growing out of your head. Apparently, your hair is needed for use in wigs, for hair extensions and even in artwork.

And they are willing to pay real good money for it. If you have long and thick virgin tresses, you might get offers in the thousands of dollars although most sales would probably average below a thousand dollars.

On BuyAndSellHair.com, you list your ad on their site for a small fee and interested buyers will contact you. This site has been featured in many press publications including in a news report by the FOX TV station My9TV.

But a word of caution is in order. The Hair Trader is an online ad site, and an unwelcome "feature" of many such sites are the scammers. Before transacting any business, do a search on Google to find out a little more about how scams have been carried out there. I have also written a short hub about Online Auction Scams which might prove useful. I have to thank tlpoague for telling me of this possibility.


WorldWinner

WorldWinner is an online games website featuring more than 35 of the most popular games titles. They have games like Zuma, Solitaire, Free Cell, Luxor, Bookworm and Skillgammon, to name a few.

On WorldWinner, you compete with other players for cold hard cash. This is different from games of chance like roulette and craps in that a certain level of skill is required. If you are not a skilled player, you will most definitely lose, and lose consistently, while a skilled played can win consistently.

So, if you are a really good computer games player, this site is for you. Entry fees range from as low as $0.75 for a 2-player competition, to as high as $35.00 for a 10-player Luxor competition.

As you would expect, the 90/10 rule applies here, in that the top 10% of the players will win 90% of the money. But if you are pretty good player, but not good enough to be in the top 10%, there are still certain ways that you can consistently make money from this site. The trick is to play in their open skill competitions, in which you play against players of all skill levels.


Entropia Universe

Entropia Universe is a online virtual universe in which you can network and interact with other users, play games, go on missions and perform other activities all within an immersive 3D environment. It is free to download and play, and there are no monthly fees.

Entropia Universe is unique among other similar worlds in that it boasts an in-game currency, called the PED, which is pegged at a fixed value to the US dollar. This means that currency held in-game holds its value and does not fluctuate according to supply and demand. The PED can be bought at an exchange rate of 10 PED to 1 US dollar. Any PED earned or made can also be freely exchanged back into US dollar.

You can perform activities like hunting, mining or crafting, which could be profitable over the long term. However, as many players have discovered, it is not easy to profit. It takes good skills, a lot of time and a little luck and even then, profit is not guaranteed. Only Mind Ark, the company that runs Entropia Universe, knows the exact formula on how to profit.

Other than the usual activities, one way that you can profit consistently is through trading. There are many commodities like ores, ematters, weapons and other items that you can buy for a low price at the auction and from other players, and sell off at a higher price. You will need maybe a week or two to get familiarized with the price fluctuations. A starting capital of $100-$200 should be sufficient to get you started. And if you are not willing, or not able to come up with the starting capital, there are ways in game in which you can slowly earn your capital.

In the latter part of 2011, the company released Land Lot deeds. Land Lot deeds are essentially shares in MindArk, entitling you to dividends which are paid weekly. At the offer price of the deeds, the returns are a very attractive 27% - 30% per year.

I wrote a hub, "How To Make Money In Entropia Universe", that goes into some detail on how you can combine Land Lot deeds, sweating and trading, along with a initial investment, into an account yielding hundreds of dollars a month and worth thousands of dollars within a few years.


Conclusion

I'm sure there are ways to make money online that are much more unusual than what I have outlined. The online world has and is still evolving at such a rapid pace that there will be many more unusual and unique ways to be discovered and created in the coming years.

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      Springboard 6 years ago from Wisconsin

      The games thing I had never heard of. Sounds kind of interesting actually. Perhaps video games aren't a waste of time after all? ;)

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Hi Springboard, if you are real good, you can actually make a living from it. I'm not that good, but I do make regular withdrawals. :)

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      Kevin Peter 6 years ago from Global Citizen

      wandererh, I have never heard of this before, but I like all the unusual ways you have put up here.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thanks Kevin! The idea was to put up the more unheard of ways, and it seems that I succeeded. :)

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      Benson Yeung 6 years ago from Hong Kong

      Always informative.

      Great job.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thanks Benson! :)

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      Bitten Once 6 years ago

      never knew i could sell my hair online. Thanks for the information, ithink i would go straight and start selling my hair off right now.lol. once again thanks for sharing.

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Good information. I never know about hair trader. It looks interesting place to sell our hair. Thank you very much. I rate this one.

      Prasetio

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      penningl 6 years ago from U.S.

      Great hub, enjoyed reading it and will definitely be looking more into each one. Thanks for the info!

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Bitten Once - I never knew about it too until I was browsing the web for this hub.

      prasetio30 - Thanks for the rating! :)

      penningl - I have made money from all the sites listed except the hair site - I don't have enough hair. :) You can definitely made some money from all these sites.

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      edwint061 6 years ago

      Open my mind

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Hi edwint061, I try my best. :)

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      The Power Glider 6 years ago from Southeast Idaho

      Definately some unusual ways to get money listed here. I'm looking forward to trying my hand with them. Thank you for sharing!

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      You're welcome, The Power Glider. Hope you make some money with them. :)

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      wrenfrost56 6 years ago from U.K.

      I really enjoyed this hub and I discovered things I didn't know where out there. Good work. :)

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thanks wrenfrost56. :)

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      James Flynn 6 years ago from Edinburgh

      Nice Hub, voted up.

      I have been trying out swom recently, its quite cool and it works. Try it out for free and see it you like it at http://swom.com/?r=93623 - keep on hubbing!

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thanks MakeMoneyGoal! :)

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      Seakay 6 years ago from Florida

      Good information! Thanks so much for sharing, wandererh.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thanks for reading, Seakay! :)

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      Aileen Bates 6 years ago

      One minor consideration you can sell stuff on ebay. That is another good way to get money too. There are minor fees to put up your listing and some photos. And voila!

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Hi Aileen, you have just given me a great idea for a hub - I'm going to do a hub about all the weird stuff that have been sold on ebay. Thanks! :)

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      manuel83malone 6 years ago

      wow people pay that much for hair?? thats so crazy. Im bout to quit my job and just grow my hair. haha

      nice hub!

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      belliott 6 years ago

      Interesting. I enjoyed reading your hub. Thanks

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      You and me both, manuel83malone. Fortunately, I know my hair is no match compared what is on offer so I'm keeping my day job and continuing my search for easy money. :)

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thanks belliott! :)

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      Locker 6 years ago from 127.0.0.1

      Nice Hub!

      Never heard of Entropia before. Is it like Second Life? How many members does it have?

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      iluvceleb 6 years ago

      Hmm.. Thanks for sharing the article since I only heard of other site like splashspot. I just wonder if the sites, which you've mentioned, paid check or paypal.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Hi Locker, Entropia Universe is a little like Second Life. But it does have a little more direction in that there are activities that you can undertake, like killing monsters, manufacturing and mining. But it is similar to Second Life in that you have to decide how you want to play it.

      I took a look at the website but I can't find out how many members it has, but I'm sure it numbers at least in the tens of thousands.

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      TechnicallyADream 6 years ago

      Great hub, thanks for the enjoyable experience of reading this hub, TAD.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Hi iluvceleb, I have always requested payment through paypal for Worldwinner. As for Entropia Universe, I think withdrawals are mainly through bank transfer. But I haven't managed to make any money at the Hair Trader yet. :)

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thanks for your comment, TechnicallyADream! :)

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      Locker 6 years ago from 127.0.0.1

      Thanks for the quick reply wandererh.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      You're welcome, Locker. :)

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      sabir_kns 6 years ago from Bangalore

      thanks,

      you are amazing man, i was looking for something like this and i found it.

      special thanks to you.

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      shawna.wilson 6 years ago from Arizona

      I hadn't heard of any of these. I knew you could donate hair, but had no idea you could sell it! I'll keep that one in mind! Thanks :)

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      DaMan92 6 years ago

      very nice

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      Chris Crow 6 years ago

      You have some very good (and interesting) suggestions here.

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      redoer01 6 years ago

      Great article. But what about nails, can you sell the online too? At the moment I'm wondering if i could be able to grow mine, if I knew i can sell them. thanks a lot.

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      AuntySa 6 years ago from Austalia

      Glad to know that I can make some cash from playing games, will definitely give it a try. Thanks for posting, never thought you could make money this way.

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      fullboz 6 years ago

      very good, welcome to my hub

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      sabir_kns - Thanks! Glad you found the info useful.

      shawna.wilson - Yep, you definitely could sell your hair. But it would be a shame to lose those locks of yours. :(

      DaMan92 - Thanks! :)

      Chris Crow - Thanks! :)

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      trimar7 6 years ago from New York

      That is a large amount of money for hair. I wish I had read your hub before my daughter cut her hair :)

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      contractors tax 6 years ago

      Interesting ways to make cash online

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      burning bush 6 years ago

      Very interesting and novel hub information. Thanks

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      gajanis786 6 years ago

      amazing information....keep it up.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Interesting question, redoer01. I did a quick search on the web and I don't think you will have much luck selling your nails online. However, you might just be able to sell pictures of your nails. :)

      AuntySa - I have making some nice pocket change playing games online for some years now. But unless you are a really good player, you will have to careful pick and choose the games which you play or you will lose money pretty fast.

      fullboz - Thanks for visiting. :)

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      trimar7 - The hair will grow back, then you know what to do. :)

      contractors tax, burning bush, gajanis786 - Thanks! :)

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      Shawn Scarborough 6 years ago from The Lone Star State

      Very interesting information. Thanks for posting it.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      My pleasure, Shawn. :)

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      Wisdom and Glory 6 years ago from Lahore, Pakistan

      very informative... a lot of people would benefit from it

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thank you very much, Wisdom and Glory. :)

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      Breet 6 years ago

      Wow..there really is something on the net for everyone. I enjoyed your article ~ thank you.

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      urbano 6 years ago

      Great ideas, never though things like this existed, hair trader is weird (lol), thanks.

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      carmellowyoshi 6 years ago

      wandererh,great and interesting hub. For Entropia, do you get any viruses with the download, or do you have to enter and credit card numbers? Thanks.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Breet - I suspect there are still more ways that I do not know about. Still looking. :)

      urbano - You and me both. I really never expected people will pay this kind of money for hair.

      carmellowyoshi - I don't know of any viruses that come with Entropia download. But no credit card numbers are needed as Entropia is really free and there are no subscription fees to pay.

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      Nadeem 6 years ago

      I read your post it is very nice post which gives the new information about how to make money with unusual ways.I have never read about these ways anywhere else.Thanks for your information.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thanks Nadeem. :)

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      Norma Duenas 6 years ago

      These are definitely some unusual ways that people can earn income. Never had heard of most of these, but every little helps in this economy.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thanks Norma. Actually, I'm kinda surprised by the response this hub is getting, seems like money is a top concern for people these days.

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      bd160900 6 years ago from San Diego

      Thanks for writing this. I found it to be very useful Hopefully I can actually use the info you provided and try and make some money of my own. Thanks

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thanks for the comment, bd160900. I have made money at both Entropia and Worldwinner, so I know it can be done. But you may need a little time to get familiar with how things work before you can make money consistently. Anyway, I have plans to write a followup hub that goes more into detail so do check back if you are interested.

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      cramerag 6 years ago from Defiance, Ohio

      The hair trader does work, but the amount of 3600 being paid out for hair is false....

      i sold mine for 800 and mine was bid on for monthes, long gorgeous, and organically taken care of, and i finally settled on a bidder... a lot of those people on there are not real buyers and will try to get you to do dumb things with your hair and not pay, so watch out and do not expect to make that much money....

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      PaulaHenry1 6 years ago from America

      Hmmmm- think it's time for a hair cut- Thanks for the info!

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      cramerag - I would expect $3600 to be their highest seller and most would probably not get that high. Anyway, $800 is still very good for something that usually ends up in the dustbin. :)

      PaulaHenry1 - Good for you. Don't forget to buy me a cup of coffee when you do sell your hair. :)

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      Aileen Bates 6 years ago

      Hey no problem WandererH I am quite the muse.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thanks again, muse. :)

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      Justin Dupre 6 years ago

      What an interesting way to make money online! The Hair Trader really stands out huh. I learned something new today. Creativity is huge in an online business. I will be looking forward to more discovery of an unusual way to make money online.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Hi Justin, online businesses do thrive on creativity. Hope you find unusual ways to make money online and feel free to keep me updated. :)

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      Nyesha Pagnou MPH 6 years ago from USA

      These are very interesting ideas wandererh. Thanks for sharing.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thanks Journey. :)

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      ExpandYourMind 6 years ago from Midwest USA

      Who would have thought of selling their hair. These are good non-mainstream ideas. Thanks!

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      You're right, ExpandYourMind. Too bad I don't have much hair, or I'd be selling my hair too. :)

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      lonelygirl28 6 years ago from Baguio City, Philippines

      hi..great hub I didn't know that there is a site now to sell human hair haha..maybe I would visit that and try to sell my long black hair.. keep it up!

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Hi lonelygirl28, it actually sorta makes sense in hindsight. I mean, if animal hair can be sold, I guess human must be worth something too. :)

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      swapna123 6 years ago from India

      $3600 for hair ! You can get quite a good number of wigs at that cost.. It's weird people pay so much unless the hair in question belongs to angelina jolie :)

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      Gaurav 6 years ago

      that's really unusual

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      Arelia 6 years ago

      WorldWinner is a scam don't waste your time.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      swapna123 - I think you are wrong. If the hair belongs to Angelina Jolie, I think it will sell for at least 10 times the price. :)

      Gaurav - Thanks! There are tons of ways to make money online, I tried to pick only what I felt were the more unusual ones.

      Arelia - Can you explain why you say so?

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      santhip 6 years ago

      I am waiting for your more expanded hub on the topic. Didn't really know you could make money out of a free game though :D

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      santhip - It was just a thought actually, but since you are waiting, I'll get it done. Check back in a week or two. :)

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      Mike 6 years ago

      Cool hub. Definitely some unique ways of making money online these days. Good to see some alternatives from affiliate marketing and advertising.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      You're right, Mike. Most people who have spent any time at all on the net looking for income opportunities would have come across affiliate marketing and advertising. Glad to know that what I have introduced is considered unique. :)

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      James Flynn 6 years ago from Edinburgh

      He he!! what if you have no hair?

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Well, MakeMoneyGoal, then you just have to work for a living like the rest of us. :)

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      Christy 6 years ago from Savannah

      Thanks for sharing. Very interesting.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thank you for visiting, Krisstea. :)

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      darntoothysam 6 years ago from Burnsville, MN

      Nice, finally a hub about making money online that doesn't just say "write more hubs" I'm so tired of those ones! These are cool ideas.

      Thomas

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      wvierra 6 years ago from Collinsville

      I have heard of making money with games before just not this one.

      Many people have made a lot of money with World of Warcraft

      by selling the gold they have acquired,I for one never have sold my gold even thou I could make 500 to 1,000 gold per day.the wow gold in relation to USD was something like 1/10 to 1/20 based where you purchased your gold.

      many overseas sweat shops would mine and sell this gold, and this become big business. Now wow has supposed to have shut some down, but I think they are in fact doing the something under a false pretense of being another site.I say this because I have seen there links even on there home page.

      so yea gaming is big business to the people who knows how to play them well.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      darntoothysam - Thanks Thomas! I was looking for something original and I'm glad you like it. :)

      wvierra - Typical ways of making money from games are mining virtual gold, speculation in rare items and trading. But, for most games, you are not supposed to trade ingame items for real USD, and you risk your account if you do so.

      As far as I know, only Entropia and Second Life have allowed such exchanges.

      And Entropia does have it own virtual gold which you can mine for free. It's called vibrant sweat and you gather it from the animals. The sweat can be sold but its current price is too low to be of any real interest to most players.

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      knell63 6 years ago from Umbria, Italy

      Loved this hub, I'm going to tell my wife I'm growing my hair for cash, perhaps she'll leave me alone then. It's true there are some strange ways of making a living out there, why spend your day sat in an office.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Great idea, knel63. Just don't tell her that I'm the one who suggested it or she'll come after me for giving you ideas. :)

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      furdude2 6 years ago

      Just as long as you don't sign up for any kinda scam online stuff (like https://hubpages.com/money/Making-money-online-Sca... ) some of them aren't scams there are a few that are really mean but you forgot about surveys :D

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Hi furdude2, I didn't forget about surveys. But I would think that for most people who have been online for any length of time, surveys may be one of the first make-money-online opportunity that they come across.

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      tonynosense 6 years ago from Japan (for now)

      Interesting. The internet makes it possible to do new things and thus starts new industries. It will be interesting to see how it further changes the economy over the next years.

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      Susan 6 years ago

      This is a cool list, but strange too! I had no idea that hair was worth so much!

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      abidan 6 years ago

      interesting stuff

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      Brian P 6 years ago

      I am the owner of MyScratchOff

      It is just like worldwinner but 100% free. But yes this is a real way to win money and prizes. Nice article.

      My name is a link to the website.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      tonynosense - True. The Internet has started up a lot of new industries. It will be interesting to see what happens in the coming years. :)

      Susan - Me too! I wonder what my friends will think if I start growing long hair.

      abidan - Thanks! :)

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      Beth100 6 years ago

      Interesting ways of earning money on line. I use to sell my hair at the local salon and wig makers, but I never made that kind of money!!! In the last few years, I've donated my hair to the wig maker who sponsers the local cancer centre. :) Thanks for the new ideas of earning on line!!

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      Alison Graham 6 years ago from UK

      What a brilliant hub! Thanks so much, growing my hair would certainly beat my current adsense earnings by a long way!

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      TroyM 6 years ago

      Ditto - -haven't heard of the online game universe. Thanks for the heads up !

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      SethMemVegas 6 years ago

      So throughout reading this I did not see one thing that I recognized, thank for you taking the time out to find these areas. However I am not sure if you have looked into Google Adsense?

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      alphonsians93 6 years ago from Cebu Philippines

      This is a very cool and informative hub!!! I like it!

      http://www.worldwar42.blogspot.com

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Brian P - Thanks! Looks like a fun site. :)

      Beth100 - Now you can make some money selling your hair online. :)

      Alison Graham - I would hope that as your hair grows, so would your AdSense earnings. :)

      TroyM - Not many people have as they don't seem to be as popular as Second Life.

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      multimastery 6 years ago

      Hi wandererh interesting hub. I'm not too much into the game playing, but I might try the commodities thing. Thanks for your recommendations!

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      SethMemVegas - Yes I have but I'm not sure AdSense is considered unusual, so I didn't include it.

      alphonsians93 - Thanks! :)

      multimastery - Commodities? I think you are talking about trading on Entropia. Well, once you get the hang of it, you will definitely make money doing that. :)

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      cleon123 6 years ago

      You are not kidding about the hair thing , are you ?

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      cleon123 - No, I'm not. But when I visited the hair site a couple of minutes, it seems that its down as they are switching to bigger servers - I wonder if I'm sending them too much traffic. Just kidding. :)

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      Dchosen_01 6 years ago

      THis is really very interesting and funny at once. I hope there would be an online money making venture where you have to collect food stuffs and eat, the more you eat, the more you get paid. I will not hesitate to register in that one. wandererh, you have done a great job with this awareness, I will bookmark this hub and share it to others. Nice reading your hub and I am looking forward to reading more hubs from you

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Hi Dchosen_01, an online venture in which you collect food, eat it and get paid for it? Sign me up! :)

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thank you for visiting, Hubpages Hubber. :)

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      mikecoder 6 years ago from Maryland

      your hub info is great. I never knew about the hair opportunity. Your hub is always informative, keep them coming.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thanks mikecoder! The hair opportunity is interesting, too bad I can't take advantage of it. ;)

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      livagoth 6 years ago from Greece

      Interesting hub info, thanks!

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thanks livagoth. :)

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      Genial78 6 years ago from USA

      Considering it takes over 2 years to grow that much hair, and that ideally it has to be in good condition and not chemically treated, this a bigger commitment than most people are willing to undergo.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Hi Genial78, I had "long hair" once - just covering my ears. And it was a pain to keep it neat and tidy. So I really understand what you said about commitment. :)

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      blackmagyk 6 years ago

      I really liked the hub and i think i might try a few of these ways. Thanks

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thanks blackmagyk! Except for the Hair Trader, I have made money at the 2 other sites so I know they work. :)

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      Mrs Fit 6 years ago

      Well now I'm depressed. I cut my hair last year and just threw it in the garbage. Granted it wasn't $3 grand worth, but hey, even a couple hundred would have been nicer than nothing. LOL

      Nice article though. It's amazing how many ways there are to make money online besides the commonly known ones.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Hi Mrs Fit, sorry that you just threw money into the garbage but it will grow again. Do be more careful next time. :)

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      ryokowaren 6 years ago from USA

      I've made money in Second Life. However, don't join Second Life if you're ONLY objective is to make money, otherwise you'll be disappointed because it can take yrs to grow a business there just like in the real world.

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      cheapskatemate 6 years ago from London

      Interesting article. I have a friend who plays Eve Online obsessively. He recons all his currency would be worth $10k if he sold it on ebay. But considering the hours he's put in, it will work out at less than minimum wage!

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Well said, ryokowaren. But if your objective is not to make money or start a business, there doesn't seem to be much to do in Second Life.

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      ryokowaren 6 years ago from USA

      Well, Second Life is a virtual social networking site. It's for social networking. Why does anyone use Facebook?, to chat with others. Same with Second Life.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      ryokowaren - you're right. But when I first downloaded and ran it, I had the impression that it was some sort of game and kept looking for something to do. :)

      cheapskatemate - wow, $10000 is good money. I'm not sure of the present worth of my avatar in Entropia, but I'm quite sure it's not worth that much. But from what you have said, he has put in a lot more time than I have. :)

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      Tyrillis 6 years ago

      Good information it was very useful. There are so many ways to make money online. You just proved that google adsense and affiliate marketing aren't the only ways to make money online.

      Bookmarked

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Hi Tyrillis, adsense and affiliate marketing are definitely not the only game in town. If you come across any other novel ways, don't forget to give me a shout.

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      mediagrow 6 years ago from NYC

      Selling e-books is a great way to make money online, great post

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      BetteMachete 6 years ago

      This is one of the most interesting, unusual hubs that I have read all day.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      mediagrow - I agree. With ebooks you do not have to bother about inventory, and can make unlimited copies. :)

      BetteMachete - Thanks! :)

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      m920621m 6 years ago from UK

      Wow! Great ideas. I especially liked the hair selling idea. Never knew about it before. Thanks

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Laura Philips - Thanks! Never expected that this hub will be called fun but then, making money is fun. :)

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      ankigarg87 6 years ago

      Very good and interesting hub.

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      Niki 6 years ago

      Very nice text !!!

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      nikola82 6 years ago from Programming from serbia.

      EXTRA

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      adoula01 6 years ago

      a very useful article for everyone. I think this article is very useful for people who want to learn about Unusual Ways To Make Money Online

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      shiranjeevi 6 years ago

      Good information! Thanks so much for sharing, wandererh.

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      kevinkostan1 6 years ago

      very great idea about hub .. very nice .. and informative .

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      Jeri Mias 6 years ago

      Thanks for sharing this.. Additional ways on making money online aside from PTC's and GPT's!

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      houssamdk 6 years ago

      good,thank you

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      samj221 6 years ago

      Thanks for the useful article always wanted to learn to make money online and this is so good information

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      deb 6 years ago

      Very nice ways to earn online.

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      besbesmany 6 years ago

      really unusal ways of earn money from internet , specially solding hair, really impressing

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      avril 6 years ago

      This is the coolest article about make money way. its really very useful and it gives lots of different way to make money. thanks for sharing.

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      denio denio 6 years ago

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      bilo01 6 years ago

      A very good piece of information you provided here at least for me about Make-Money-Online.i found that website really helpful for me.thanks

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      apu 6 years ago

      really a nice information. thanks for sharing this.

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      tonni 6 years ago

      informative hub. i like this.

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      mom 6 years ago

      good information thanks

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      stardust 6 years ago

      very useful information but IMO making money online takes too much time

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      anne24 6 years ago

      Great hub,i enjoy reading it..Its quite interesting

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      brijesh agarwal 6 years ago

      Amazing..just too good to be used as an article and practically the information is descriptive

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      kaundish 6 years ago

      Very strange,I have never heard this kind of thing before but better to try

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      pritpal99 6 years ago

      nice one keep it up and keep sharing

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      parvezgoofy 6 years ago

      very easy way to earn online. I like it very much. Thanks for a helpful article.

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      Hemal 6 years ago

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      Nikola 6 years ago

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      surika 6 years ago

      Thanks for the info,was very usefull.did not know that you get paid for your hair!

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      tamanna 6 years ago

      Really very useful ways to get money listed here. I'm looking forward to trying my hand with them. Thanks for sharing!

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      Darren 6 years ago

      usefull info thanks helped alot!

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      Darren 6 years ago

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      mamun 6 years ago

      Thanks for knowing us about the ways on making money online aside from PTC's and GPT's!

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      jackmores 6 years ago

      this type of articles are too much usefull

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      Darren 6 years ago

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      parminders30 6 years ago

      This article provides a lot of information on how to make money.it provides me lots of tips to earn money.i must recommend it to my friends.

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      rahiths 6 years ago

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      GianCarlo 6 years ago

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      barbie5 6 years ago

      thank for this information..it is the ways on making money online

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      Munna 6 years ago

      Thank you hub

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      freeman 6 years ago

      very nice ,thx

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      Aminul511 6 years ago

      Thanks for this informative site.

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      jhon 6 years ago

      Hmmmm- think it's time for a hair cut- Thanks for the info!

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      Arkie 6 years ago

      Wow, this article is very informative. I didn't know that my hair is that so precious.

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      johnbro 6 years ago

      nice article, like it :)

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      superhero2010 6 years ago

      it's great article i hope i see more from you

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      mithun-64 6 years ago

      Very attractive earning money site

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      mithun-64 6 years ago

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      Abdul Hafeez 6 years ago

      Very nice informative article

      good work

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thanks guys for all your comments. :)

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      Aribal 6 years ago

      Hey,

      great Article. I am interesting on making money online to. I have seen many offers already but a lot of that offers are realy SCAM!!!

      But there are many other webmasters who do that on the right way.

      Like you.

      Wish you the best on hubpage.

      Thx.

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      kubth 6 years ago from UK

      This is a great topic for a Hub, I'm sure with a bit of thought I could come up with a few unusual ways to make money online myself, I've definately done some odd things for money before!

      Perhaps (with your blessing) I'll write my own version of this Hub some time.

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      susantoandre26 6 years ago

      Really interesting hubs, I wrote earn money from ppc.

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      schoolgirlforreal 6 years ago from USA

      Great article though I think my fav method so far is hubpages! If I could find a second one--that would be great!! Oh ebay is good but you need alot of stuff to sell. If you come up w/ any more ideas , please let me know. I heard of the hairtrader btw-that is cool!

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Aribal - Thanks! There are really too many scams online. Wish you all the best on your quest to make money online. :)

      kubth - Be my guest. Let me know and we can link to each other. :)

      susantoandre26 - Thanks! :)

      schoolgirlforreal - Me too! I'll continue looking and see if I can find any more and put it up here, or maybe start another hub.

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      harry32 6 years ago

      Vry interesting hubs..

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thanks harry32! :)

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      Don Simkovich 6 years ago from Pasadena, CA

      Wow! A place online to trade hair? Who would've thought of it? How did you come across the site? That's really interesting.

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      blbhhdcn 6 years ago

      Another cool way to make money online. Thanks.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Don Simkovich - You got that right. I would have expected ebay to have auctions like that but not a site dedicated for hair. Anyway, I found the site when I read a news story online about a girl who sold her hair to pay off her bills.

      blbhhdcn - Thanks. If you know of other cool ways, let me know. :)

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      ldparker10 6 years ago

      cool hub! they were some crazy ideas, particularly the hair one!!! might try a couple of them!

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      ldparker10 - Yep, the hair site sounds like free money. But you probably do have to grow your hair to a reasonable length before it can be easily sold. :)

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      Sekharg 6 years ago from USA

      I wonder how many websites like this exist on the internet which we never heard of. Well researched info. Thanks for sharing.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thanks Sekharg. I'm sure there are lots more that we have never heard of, and I'll continue looking for more unusual ways and websites. :)

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      hurdlesgreetings 6 years ago

      Thank you for the information. My son better not read about the video games, or we will have no chance!!! LOL

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Hi hurdlesgreetings, then let's not tell him now, shall we? The competition on the site is stiff enough as it is. :)

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      nikmaya62 6 years ago

      Thanks guys,,, you've given me new informations about make money online.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Glad to be of service, nikmaya62. :)

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      ModernMom 6 years ago from United States

      wandererh,

      This is awesome (growing my hair by the minute) where did I put those vitamins?

      ModernMom

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Hi ModernMom, and while you are growing your hair, you could always tell your long-haired friends how sexy short hair is, and even offer to cut it for them. :)

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      moneyonlinenewbie 6 years ago

      A friend of mine told me once that there are people interested to buy hair for wigs. I thought it was a joke. If that's the case, you can literally sell anything online. Nice tips...

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      You got that right, moneyonlinenewbie. And anyway, the Internet is just an extension of the offline world, and you can sell anything offline as well.

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      Donna Oliver 6 years ago from Midwest, U.S.A.

      Thank you for a very timely hub!

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thanks okmom23! :)

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      nyc123 6 years ago from Houston, TX

      Interesting hub! You have really outlined some unique ways to make money online that are unlike any of the conventional methods that are normally practiced. The hair trader segment was especially interesting, as I am wondering how much the ultimate wig was sold for from the woman who sold her hair for $3600, wow! Nice job!

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Hi nyc123, I would guess that her hair was probably made into many wigs as I can't imagine somebody paying $3600 for one wig. :)

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      Tammy 6 years ago from USA

      This is a great and interesting hub, but The Hair Trader you would have to be careful with because of the scams out there. I would first recommend looking into these sights before commiting to them. Locks of love is another great place to check out, occationally they buy hair. Great hub though and very informative.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Hi tipoague, thanks for the tip. I did a search and it seems that there are scammers operating out of Hair Trader. I'd do a little bit of reading and put up a warning later. Thanks again. :)

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      FREE Cash! 6 years ago

      An informative and unique hub. Excellent!

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thanks, FREE Cash!. :)

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      privateye2500 6 years ago from Canada, USA, London

      that's only 2 ways...?

      wheres the rest?

      LOL!! :}

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      privateye2500 - Actually there are 3 ways listed. Anyway, the keyword here is unusual. The other ways that I have come across are more well known but you are welcome to recommend any ways that you feel is unusual. :)

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      Cedar Cove Farm 6 years ago from Southern Missouri

      Deffinately worth some thought.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Quite true, Cedar Cove Farm. For most, the extra money will not even be close to a full time income, but who doesn't want an extra hundred or so per month? :)

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      AaronAdamic 6 years ago from New York

      Interesting hub! Especially about selling your hair. :)

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Hi AaronAdamic, you got that right. Everybody seems especially intrigued by that one. :)

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      Maggie 6 years ago

      Love that hair idea! I should go to salons around my house and collect hair.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Maggie - Yep. You could provide a service that sweeps up the hair on their floor for a nominal charge and earn some money there as well. :)

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      lender3212000 6 years ago from Beverly Hills, CA

      Those are some unique ideas! Gives me some new things to consider.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Thanks lender3212000. I have actually been making money from Worldwinner and entropia for a while now, but I guess the idea is still pretty new.

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      sim0n30 6 years ago from Ireland

      I used to be a master at solitaire I might have to give that website a go, thanks for the article it was really interesting.

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      Mary 6 years ago

      Anyone with a computer and internet connection can make money online these days. In fact there are just so many money making opportunities online that it can be difficult trying to find one that will actually work.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      sim0n30 - Give it a try. But the best over there are really good. Good luck! :)

      Mary - True. With so many opportunities, the keyword is to find one that works, or should I say, find one that works for you. :)

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      burning bush 6 years ago

      I must admit, not being a game player, that some of these were news to me. Good hub.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      burning bush - They have been around for sometime. But you do have to practise a little to make money though. :)

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      Silent Writer 6 years ago from Udaipur

      Wow! I can make money playing games too!

      Thats great. I didnt know that.

      Thanks for sharing.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Silent Writer - You definitely can. But you do have to be a decent player and choose your games wisely. :)

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      Kevin Lam 6 years ago

      I didn't know you can make money playing games. This is a very unique article. Keep on writing!

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      bobbyboy152 6 years ago from Australia

      There are so many ways you can profit online, just gotta pick a proven method and keep working and never give up

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Kevin Lam - I think not many people know about this but I have been doing this for quite a few years now. :)

      bobbyboy152 - You are right. But it is not easy to find a "proven" method that is really proven, and even if it is, with the changing nature of the Internet, there is also no guarantee that a proven method would deliver.

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      malabikajay 6 years ago from Pune

      I appreciate the artilce. Thanks for the same and will appreciate if you can have a look on the following link also..I found it useful and thought to share with you:

      http://www.teambuildingproject.com/?ref_by=8675

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      malabikajay - I'm sorry to say that your link looks like countless other mlm or networking marketing sites on the web. It would be great if you can explain how the link you are promoting is different.

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      MythiliK 6 years ago from India --> Switzerland

      completely new things to me and I know I am not good in any of them. So, will look forward for something that I can make use :-)

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      MythiliK - You got the right idea, you gotta do something you are good at. :)

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      k@ri 6 years ago from Sunny Southern California

      Hi wandererh! Good to see you! Thanks for the links. Selling hair is a cool idea, and I love the game. I'll have to check it out. I waste a bit of time playing video games...money is as good an incentive as any...at least I can say, "Be Quiet, I'm Working!" :D

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Hey k@ri, playing games for money is great. But when you 're doing it for money, it does take a little bit of the fun out of it as you really have to work to get good at the game, but it's still fun. :)

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      Kalpana Iyer 6 years ago from India

      Interesting! Thanks for sharing.

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      giwrgos12 6 years ago from San Diego

      I must say "heads up" for your great hub!

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      divacratus - Thanks! :)

      giwrgos12 - Thanks for the "heads up" :)

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      thebellrecordsche 6 years ago

      wandererh Great find on the hair trading, it is very unusual and weird at the same time. I mean if they are buying the hair for people who lost their hair naturally or diseases, then that's great. if they are keeping it for collection... it's kind of creepy, don't you think?

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      thebellrecordsche - I understand that the hair is also used for wigs. And if you think of it, we already use animal parts in our handbags, shoes etc. :)

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      josechukkiri 6 years ago from India

      Of course, there are lot of unusual online money making methods. Here a few interesting items are mentioned for the benefit of readers.

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      The Tutor 6 years ago

      Tutoring online may not be that unusual, but many people have not yet thought of it. There are many children needing good online tuition (tutoring) and if you have a skill or experience and you are patient and willing to teach, then online tutoring could be a good money-maker for you.

      http://how-to-become-a-tutor.blogspot.com

      I never knew about selling your hair, but that only works for young people who have never dyed their hair. Wig companies don't want dyed hair, or gray hair.

      But here's another idea you can use to make money: search online for homemade dog biscuits recipes, then make them and package them up and take them to local pet stores to sell. If you have a nice package and list of ingredients, you could make some good money. I see them in our pet stores all the time.

      Well thanks for the hub! It was definitely good reading. You have a good following going there.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      josechukkiri - I'm sure there are other more unusual methods. If you come across any, please feel free.

      The Tutor - You're right. I don't think tutoring online is that unusual. But it's a good idea for making money online, and so is the dog biscuit idea. Thanks for sharing! :)

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      niner 6 years ago from Arizona/Nebraska

      How interesting! I've never heard of any of these websites. I'll have to grow out my hair and hone my solitaire abilities. :P Thanks for a such a unique (and fun) article.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Hi niner, it was my pleasure bringing it to you. I didn't know about the hair site myself when I started writing this. :)

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      I love PHP 6 years ago

      Now this is a hub that stands out - *unusual* ways to make money online. Most articles focus on what most people already know.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      I love PHP - Thank you. I thought it would be interesting to focus on the unusual for this hub. :)

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      love is hurt 6 years ago

      brilliant hub! I had no idea that you could sell your hair online. Hairdressers could be rich!

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      Lynda -Bailey 6 years ago from South Los Angeles

      Thanks for sharing.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      love is hurt - Thanks! Yep, hairdressers can be rich, especially those who specialize in cutting your long hair to a short short bob. :)

      laughing loon - Thanks for visiting. :)

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      TylerCapp 6 years ago from Los Angeles, California

      I think it's brilliant how they came up with a video game that uses it's own currency. Very smart. And I am sure that it makes playing the game more interesting.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      TylerCapp - Yep, and by pegging it to the US dollar, the currency, and in game items, are guaranteed to retain their value.

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      Johnny Joe 6 years ago from USA

      This is the first time I read about hair trading. Really amazing. Yes, there are n number of ways to earn money online, though some are very weird.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Johnny Joe - Yep, you're right. Some are a little weird, and that's what this hub is about. :)

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      Dom24 6 years ago

      I encourage all of you to take a look at my hub, it is a new way to make money online and for anyone that wants to do so will be very happy!

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      t-m-s 6 years ago

      Or you could sell your kidney on Craiglist...?

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Dom24 - If you explain a little more about your new way and why it will make us all very happy, I think we will be able to make you even more happy. :)

      t-m-s - I'm very happy with my kidneys, all two of them, so I'm hanging on to them. :)

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      nagarasapandi 6 years ago from Chennai

      It is very nice to hear about make money with unusual ways but really is it possible

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      nagarasapandi - I have made money at Entropia and Worldwinner and have withdrawn the money successfully. But I have no personal experience with The Hair Trader.

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      My shopping genie scam 6 years ago

      Where we can get more info about this?

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      My shopping genie scam - what kind of info are you looking for?

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      WebDesignDoctor 6 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      This is a great hub, I don't think many people are aware of how many ways there are to make money online! Considering it is the single largest target market you could ever imagine, I'm surprised people aren't more aware! Great job, keep up the good work!

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      WebDesignDoctor - I have to agree with you in that there are lots of ways you can make money on the web and that most people are only aware of the usual few like affiliate marketing, auctions and online business.

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      drewga403 6 years ago

      Hi Wanderer,

      This is a very well written hub. I had not heard about online games that use their own currency system before. Cool idea. If you like the idea of making money from online "games" you might be interested in www.thetendollarkey.com/inspire

      It is not as sophisticated as the game you described, but definitely has money-making potential. Let me know what you think. For now, I think I'm gonna go check out the Entropia Universe. Sounds like fun!

      Thanks,

      -drew

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      drewga403 - That's not exactly my kind of "game" but maybe others will like it. Thanks for visiting. :)

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      CD Duplication Services 6 years ago

      WOW. Thanks for sharing the Hair Traderinfo. My wife has long silky black hair to her waist and never knew that it was worth something.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      CD Duplication Services - It is definitely worth some money. So the next time you are short of a couple of hundred dollars, you know what to do. :)

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      bruzzbuzz 6 years ago from Texas , USA

      If I had hair I would be set. Damn! Thanks for an informative post.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      bruzzbuzz - I agree. Selling your hair would prove a little difficult. :)

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      Sir Frobisher 6 years ago

      Thank you for making me know what I didn't know before. Let me see if I can make some money with these methods.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Sir Frobisher - Thanks. Give them a try and if you find any more, feel free to give me a shout. :)

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      Str8up Hookups 6 years ago

      Nice hub,very interesting.Going to have my son check out the game idea.

      Thanx for sharing.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Str8up Hookups - Good idea. He's probably playing games the whole day anyway, so he might as well make himself useful and earn his keep. :)

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      aneesharyan 6 years ago

      great information

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      aneesharyan - Thanks! :)

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      PaperNotes 6 years ago

      Thanks for the info. They sure are helpful in making internet browsing more productive.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      PaperNotes - Yep, much better than just browsing and wasting time. :)

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      Jayden  6 years ago

      Hey wandererh, might be worth updating ur hub as http://thehairtrader.com closed and looks like replaced by http://buyandsellhair.com - spotted it on this great resource: http://newyork.timeout.com/things-to-do/this-week-...

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      nikashi_designs 6 years ago

      Originally, I was selling products in retail format to make some money. But reading thru the Hubs, in particular your hubs. Slowly transitioning to information and creative ways to make money. Even though this hub is a bit older, have started to research different avenues to generate revenue. Thanks for opening my eyes and making me think outside of the box.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      Jayden - Thanks! I went to the original site and I got screen that asks me to log in, but no site. Thanks for the heads up. :)

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      nikashi_designs - In my opinion, thinking out of the box may be only way to go in the online arena. In other words, you got to be different. If you want to be successful, and you do what everybody else is doing, it follows that you can't be successful because most people are not successful.

      Hope that makes sense. :)

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      nikashi_designs 6 years ago

      Wandererh its the only logical solution. The problem most people are conditioned that you can only do it one way, think one way. I can comfortable say that most of the population are followers. In a recent example, I applied as a graphic designer position. I really didn't have the qualifications to do the job but new that I could do it. Instead of submitting the usual resume, listing all your experience and blah blah. I created a resume without words. Only colorful graphs listing my strengths, unusual yes. Did it work, yes, was offered an interview, did I get the job, no. But the point was taking some risk can benefit you. This applies to everything in life. Do things that are a bit uncomfortable, those are the things that reap the most reward. Add this to you list of "unusual things to make money" Sell body parts, kidney, liver, bone marrow. Just a thought. Pretty interesting topic. Thanks

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      nikashi_designs - A lot of Singaporeans are the same way. They are good at complaining, and whining, and pointing fingers, and not much else, all the while waiting for solutions to drop onto their laps. While the herd mentality is part of the Eastern culture, it is worrying that you should say the same about your fellow Americans. :(

      I understand that the selling of plasma is a way of making money, along with volunteering to be medical guinea pigs, but this hub is about online ways of making money. Guess I should start a hub titled, "Unusual Ways To Make Money In the Real World." :)

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      nikashi_designs 6 years ago

      Sorry about that, lost sight of the topic "online" unusual ways to make money. Just get excited about hubs that actually have something to say. That would be a good follow up hub.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      nikashi_designs - I have been thinking of doing a follow up hub but never did. Thanks for reminding me. :)

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      break up books 6 years ago

      This is a very informative hub! I love your ideas about how to make money. I think I might try the hair thing, there is a niche business in that, especially if you are in the hairdressing trade.

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      David Lim 6 years ago from Singapore

      break up books - I'm actually kinda of surprised that there is a market for hair as I would have expected that we would be able to make artificial hair that looks and feels like the real thing at a cheaper price.

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