Income Ideas

Income Ideas

Multiple Income Stream Ideas.

Listed below are ways to earn additional income each month. Some people call them Side Hacks. They are real opportunities that have been tried and tested. Some are free while others require an investment.

All of these ideas, however, require work! There is no such thing as a good get-rich-quick scheme. The Great Past 60 team spends many hours each week investigating ways to make additional income streams. Through research, investing time, and sometimes, investing money into the ideas that look good, and following the path laid out in the offer, we can present you with ones that really work. For every ten things we investigate, on average, we will only consider one to be a viable opportunity. This being said, while it may have worked for us, we can not guarantee it will work for you.

We would love to hear from any of you on your thoughts, feedback and additional income ideas you might have. Remember: This is an open community of people sharing for the benefit of all so your input is extremely valuable! Check back often and join our site as these opportunities are updated often. Also, read our Blog for the latest posts on these and other income ideas. There is a wealth of information, and it changes constantly.

The Side Hack List!

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Deliver food

  • Average Pay: $10 to $25 an hour.

You can get paid to deliver groceries and food from a local restaurant or fast-food chain to people’s homes and offices.

How it works: A customer orders food or groceries from a store or fast food place. You have signed up as a delivery driver. The companies app lets you know there is a delivery and what the pay will be. You either accept or decline. You get paid by the company and get to keep your tips.

  1. UberEATS
  2. Caviar
  3. EatStreet
  4. Tapingo
  5. DoorDash
  6. Munchery
  7. Grubhub
  8. OrderUp
  9. Shipt
  10. Burpy
  11. InstaCart

Delivering Packages

  • Pay Range: $5 to $75 per hour

Delivering packages is a great side hack that pays well. It also gets you out of the house and gives you an escape from the routine. Of course, you will need the right car and will have to cover your expenses, but the pay can be worth it. Use this calculator to see if it is profitable.

Each company pays differently, so you will want to check all of them out and do your comparison. Amazon, for example, pays from $18 to $25 per hour. Long-distance jobs from Roadie can pay as much as $650 for over-sized, long-distance jobs and $8 to $50 per job.

Below are some delivery driver companies looking for drivers:

  1. Amazon Flex 
  2. Burro
  3. CitizenShipper
  4. Deliv
  5. Doorman
  6. Favor
  7. GoShare  Need Truck or Van
  8. Peership
  9. Postmates
  10. Roadie
  11. Shyp

Driving People

Average Pay Range: $10 to $30 an hour

You can make money by driving people using your car for companies like Lyft and Uber. By providing rides in your city, you can earn additional revenue, get out of the house, and meet a few great people.

Uber typically pays around $14 per hour, and Lyft pays between $10 and $30 per hour. This amount depends on a number of factors like where you live, how many rides you give, and when you drive.

According to figures reported on Glassdoor, driving for Uber pays $14 an hour, on average. But pay can range anywhere from $5 an hour to $30 an hour.

You will need a good driving record, a newer car in great shape, and a smartphone in order to do this side hack. However, you don’t need experience or other qualifications, but customer service skills will greatly improve your earnings.

List of Driving for Hire Side Hacks

  1. Uber
  2. Lyft
  3. HopSkipDrive
  4. iCarpool

Become a Mystery Shopper

  • Average Pay: $8 to $25 an hour

As a mystery shopper, you visit local businesses and retailers and then give feedback on your experiences. In many cases, you get to keep the products they ask you to purchase on top of making a fee. You pose as a customer and are asked to rate the experience, and then, report it back to the company that hired you.

While these are Legitimate places where you can earn money as a mystery shopper, there are many places that are scams. Please check our Scams section to learn more. A legitimate company will NEVER ask you to send them money. They don’t have any signup fees and they will not ask you to deposit money in an account.

Here are a few legitimate places where you can find work as a mystery shopper.

  1. IntelliShop
  2. BestMark
  3. Sinclair Customer Metrics
  4. Market Force
  5. Experience Exchange
  6. SurveyMini
  7. Mobee
  8. EasyShift
  9. iSecretShop
  10. Field Agent

Alphabetical List























Pet Sitting

Taking Surveys

Consulting Services

House Sitting


Tour Guide

National Park Service

Retail Store Greeter


Brand Ambassador

Investing your money

Flipping Houses

Crypto Currency

Affiliate Marketing

  • Using your Computer: Affiliate Marketing
    • Performance Blogging Systems
      • This is one of the best money making sites I have ever found. It is easy, powerful, you get a personal coach, most of the work is already done for you, and it requires very little investment. Skills needed: basic computer skills and the ability to cut and paste. Go to this page, look for income ideas – Blogging with Rory, and watch the video.
    • Legendary Marketer
      • I found this to be some of the best training on the web to start and grow a business. You are assigned a personal coach who is very successful and they will help you from start to as big as you want to grow. They help you make money through affiliate marketing, blogging, online courses, and other electronic ways. You can start with some amazing training for about $30 per month and get a one on one mentor for a onetime charge of $2,500. It was worth every penny and I have made a whole lot more than that every month from my investment. Dave Sharpe is the founder and you will be working with people like Kevin Harrington from Shark Tank. Don’t miss checking this one out.
    • John Crestani, Affiliate Marketing
      • John is one of the most successful affiliate marketers out there. He has a great training program that can help you from zero to hero.

  • Virtual Assistants
    • Fiverr
    • Up-Work
    • Teaching Classes Online
    • Write a Book
    • YouTube
    • Instagram
    • Facebook
    • On-Line Stores
    • Amazon
  • Selling things you make
    • Write a Book
    • Selling Your Craft On-Line
    • Write a Course
  • Using your time and/or expertise
    • Driving for Lyft or Uber
    • Driving for Amazon
    • Delivery Driver


  • ClickFunnels
    • Funnels are the wave of the future. You can easily set them up to promote any business or product. To learn more, get this free book by the founder of ClickFunnels, Russell Brunson. The potential to make money here is huge. You can get a FREE 14 day trial by clicking on this link.
  • ClickBank
    • ClickBank is an affiliate marketing platform that has tens of thousands of digital products that you can sell and make commissions on. You can also offer your own books and publications on it and make the revenue when anybody else sells it. This is another of my favorite income flow places.
  • Direct Cellars: Become a Wine Rep
    • If you love wine, you can turn your passion into a tremendous income, simply by referring people to this wine of the month club. What is better than drinking fine wine with friends? Getting paid to drink free fine wine with friends. Check it out.
  • Valentus: Selling Diet Coffee. (Yes, it really works)
    • This is a cutting edge MLM company that has some amazing products. Forget about the MLM part. You can sell these products online without having to sell your friends and family. Diet products that work and taste good are hard to come by. It is an easy sale


  • Virtual Assistants
  • Fiverr
  • Up-Work
  • Teaching Classes Online
  • Write a Book
  • YouTube
  • Instagram
  • Facebook
  • On-Line Stores
  • Amazon
  • Selling things you make
    • Write a Book
    • Selling Your Craft On-Line
    • Write a Course
  • Using your time and/or expertise
    • Driving for Lyft or Uber
    • Driving for Amazon
    • Delivery Driver

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