How To Make $200 in One Day

Right now, you are probably zoning out while at work watching YouTube. Sitting at your desk or in the break room trying to figure how to make quick cash. When will the higher powers give you that payday? So, we are going to show you how to make $200 in one day.

Sadly, the answer is probably never. That is not how the universe works. In fact, that will stop you from making $200 in one day. Luckily you have come to the right place to figure out all your fiscal issues. So, sit back and enjoy the ride.

First things first, get out of your own way.

Right now, you are probably looking at your screen telling yourself, “I can’t do this.” Push all that crap out and focus. This challenge is not difficult as long as you do not put constraints on yourself.  You already have a goal now you just have to execute your plan. How are you going to make this money, chief? Really think about it. Most of the time to can find different things you can either sell or trade.

Often these things are right under your nose. This leads into our first way to make $200 in one day.

Sell that crap you do not need anymore.

Apps like LetGo and Poshmark are great for people that want to make some quick cash. It sucks to say, but it is time to give up some of those knick knacks you have collecting dust. The best thing you could do is have a garage sale. As long as you plan the day out accordingly you could make a lot of money. People love buying other people’s junk they do not need either.

If you are still too sensitive to part with some of those childhood items, try selling your old clothes. You could use the apps mentioned before or you could go to a consignment shop to sell your items.

While at the consignment shop, you could also look for novelty or unusual items that you could buy and resell for profit. With a good eye, you could easily make $200 in one day; one hour if you can haggle.

It is time to go hunting.

If the smell of mothballs makes you queasy, go get out in the fresh air and go to a garage sale. The great thing about garage sales is the fact that everyone wins. As mentioned earlier you could sell something that someone wants, in turn, you could buy something that someone else wants. Reselling is huge in the garage economy. Take Gary Vaynerchuk for example, at the beginning of the year he challenged his followers to make as they could at garage sales.

Do the right amount of research and you could find a mint 1996 Shredder from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles goes for $50 on eBay. Most of the time you will not be spending big bucks on these trinkets because people do not know the value of good junk.

If the whole suburb garage sale thing is not your style, or you are too lazy to walk around, try storage units. Most of us have seen that show Storage Wars and how much people can make finding lost treasures in an abandoned storage locker. You want to make sure you have some money for this since you have to pay for stuff in the locker. Often these lockers can be auctioned off in the high thousands. Smaller lockers can yield $200 in one day if done correctly.

What have you done for me lately?

This next one is a little, how do we say, douchebaggy? Start making all those people that you have done favors for pay up. Remember that time Janice used your truck to move all her stuff and broke a taillight? That sounds like a $75 payment opportunity. In all seriousness, if you need to ask people for help, and you are not a terrible person we are sure they would help you.

If, like this writer, you have too much pride to ask you could always do an odd job for someone. That nice old woman in 4B has two dogs she needs to walk. Bang, $15, poopy clean-up is extra, though. Maybe you find an ad on Craigslist for someone that needs a cleaning service, that is another $40. Find a need and be of service.

A great way you could make money is by selling ad space. If you have a website you could offer a great space for their product. Most of the time these transactions are quick and can serve as perpetual income for the future.

Maybe you do not have the skills to pay the bills.

For all the poor schleps that cannot provide a site, you could always use your body to make money. No, we do not mean become a streetwalker for a day. You can actually use your body to advertise company branding. Most of the time this will require a permanent ad, so if you hate needles this is not for you.

For the people with nerves of steel, giving blood plasma is a great way to make quick cash. Often the clinics are filled with hungry colleges students that need beer money. On a bad day, you may encounter a few transients with an addiction problem, but at least you have a great story to tell.

The possibilities are endless.

If times are bad, you will be able to think of ways to make $200 in one day. You need to sit down weigh all your options and figure out what you are comfortable with. Dig through that footlocker from college, and sell some of your comic books.

Have a massive shoe collection? Get rid of a couple pair; you only have two feet anyway. One thing you must keep in mind is that money constantly flows. It weaves itself throughout the fabrics of society like a snake. The only thing you have to do is insert yourself.

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