Almost all of us associate money with work, and work with, well, drudgery might be too strong a word, but in essence, how many of us actually feel good about waking up to go to work on a Monday morning?
Well, we’ve found some people might even work on Sundays! In this post we want to share some ‘out-of-the-box’, perhaps even some ‘out-of-this-world’ unbelievably fun ways of making money that some people have discovered.
For some of them, it may not be their day job, yet, but what better way to make money and have fun at the same time! Perhaps these might give you some creative ideas on supplementing or even replacing your income.
Money grows on trees literally – Shipfoliage.com
You know that old saying ‘Money doesn’t grow on trees’ … well for this company it actually does. Kyle Waring, the fun behind Shipfoliage.com literally ships New England’s autumn maple leaves to your door. Of course, these are slightly more than just any standard autumn leaves. The leaves that are shipped are selected for their vibrant colours and treated with a 3-day process, which finishes with an epoxy-coated leaf ready to be sent anywhere in the world!
Shipping snow – ShipSnowYo.com
Most kids in snow-dense areas know that shovelling snow off driveways and sidewalks, while hard back-breaking work, would have earned you some decent money. But take this one step further and you have snow-packed, ‘Fed-ex’-ed styrofoam boxes, ready to send any where within North America. Also by Kyle Waring, ShipSnowYo has managed to monetise a humble box of snow.
Sending Reiki Healing – Send Reiki on Fiverr
We often end our written communications with this simple message, ‘sending love and light’, but Reiki healers literally send love and light. Whether you believe or are a skeptic, judging from the positive reviews it appears that many people benefit from their experience.
Write Your Message in the Caribbean Sand – Message in the Sand on Fiverr
Sun, sea, surf… Who would have thought that even just being in Paradise would have brought about some really inspired ideas for making money. Against the backdrop of crystal blue waters, white pristine sand and gorgeous blue skies, you can ask for any message to be written and photographed in the sand for you.
A Personalised Hogwarts Acceptance Letter – Hogwarts Letter on Fiverr
Harry Potter has without a doubt inspired a generation or two with it’s magical spell-binding stories, and of course, he learnt it all at Hogwarts.
So what better way to be inspired than to receive a Hogwarts acceptance letter? We’re not sure if it’s ‘Ministry-approved’ but it’s a great fun way to earn some Galleons, Sickles and Knuts for sure.
Of course, letters could also be sent from Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, Elves…the possibilities are endless!
Set a pet or duck to work as a Lottery Number Picker – Duck Lottery Picker on Fiverr
Who knew it could be so easy? We know pets are lovely, and we really do love them for their companionship and camaraderie, but really, if your pet could help you make some money – we say go for it!
This clever idea of having a duck pick lottery numbers – Pure Genius!
Write a Message on my Body and Dance in the Jungle – Funny Guys on Fiverr
When I came across these guys, I laughed until I cried. They were funny and entertaining and most importantly, looked like they were having the time of their lives. These friends, write your message on their bodies and literally perform a belly-shaking, laugh-inducing crazy dance like no other.
Now what more inspired way of making money can there be!
Update Feb 2018: Sadly these Funny Guys aren’t doing their gig on Fiverr anymore, but there are still loads of fun dances out there.
Do you have an inspired income? Do you make money with a task that you would do, even if you weren’t paid to do it? Tell us more.