How To Make 300 Dollars Fast In [year] Using 19 Smart Methods

To solve the mystery of how to make 300 dollars fast online or offline

I have to agree with you on the duration like a week or perhaps two weeks

I discussed in previous posts making money in specific period like how to make 200 dollars in one day and how to earn 1000 extra a month

If you ask me how can I make 300 dollars fast, then I will address your question with the list of things on how to get 300 dollars fast within one week

There are few affiliate links, if you click a link and make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you

At the same time, I assume you need to know how to earn 300 dollars online or offline

You cannot get 300 dollars cash online, it has to be under the table

Again Pinterest Virtual Assistant and Social Media Manager is not on my list below because it is not an easy way for how to make 300 dollars fast

I have to be realistic, these jobs above take lot of time to learn and not for everyone

how to make 300 dollars fast
how to make 300 dollars fast

Having said that, let me start with

Work overtime for extra cash

This is the first thing to do before acting smart and look for side hustles

Actually I moved it to the top when editing this post

Ask your employer if they have an overtime plan

A lot of companies pay one time and half or two times your hourly rate for any extra hours

Deliver food

With DoorDash or Postmates are the best options to make on how to make 300 dollars fast in around 2 weeks

I would say $20 – $22 per hour so working 2 hours per day for $42 x 7 equal $294

Make 300 dollars fast with babysitting

If you have some patience for babysitting job, then you can make the $300 dollars easily

How? simply babysitting job is a multiple pay job, meaning you don't have to babysit one kid at a time

You can babysit 3, 4 or 5 kids at the same time, if you get paid $20 where this is very normal charge

You can make $100 per hour for 5 kids, you can sign up with to register yourself

Walk dogs and pets

Same like babysitting, walking dogs and pets make lucrative money per hour as you can walk multiple dogs and pets

If you charge $15 per hour then this is $75 – you need 4 hours to make the $300

You can use Rover but also you can use fetchpetcare and

Virtual assistant jobs

I was hesitant to include the virtual assistant jobs under the jobs that make 300 dollars

Although they include a vast range of skills but most of them require no skill to start like data entry, customer service and reading articles using your voice

Freelance writing
Graphic design
Data entry
Virtual assistant
Customer Service
Voice over – reading articles using your voice
Logo designers
Web designers
Web Developer
SEO consultant
Android developer
IOS developer

You can use the below sites to sign up and start digging for tasks to complete

Free Lancer

Real estate virtual assistant jobs

Real estate virtual assistant is one of the jobs that require no qualifications

You can find a lot of this job on recruitment sites with a pay between $20 – $25

Real estate virtual assistants

Virtual Bookkeeping

Not for everyone but if you are an accountant or at least have done some basic accounting and taxes then you can consider to work as a virtual bookkeeping

Consider a site like bookkeeper and look for accounting jobs you can do

you can check this free mini course Own a virtual bookkeeping business

Below are other virtual bookkeeping sites to check

Accounting Department

Help a researcher

When I first heard about Respondent, I though it is one of the ordinary survey sites

I signed up and I received my first email, it was for a phone interview about recent downloaded app on Android or iPhone

For one hour, they offered $110 – I could not believe it

Although you can receive 2-3 emails per month or perhaps more

You can still earn the $300 dollars easily

Also there are other research sites similar to Respondent

You can sign up on multiple sites to maximize your earnings

User Interviews
FieldWork – US only
FocusGroup – US only
20|20 Panel
Recruit and Field
American Consumer Opinion
Probe Market Research
Survey Feeds

Complete micro jobs for business

There are so many companies that don't want to hire someone to do a specific task

It can range from designing a new logo to building a new website to even audit their taxes or review legal terms on a contract or business document

Whatever this job would be, you can sign up to site called Gigwalk and check yourself what you can do to make $300

Perform small tasks around the house

Being a handy or knowing a thing or two to do around the house is definitely an asset

There are many sites that can connect those who know how to do things around the house with those who are looking for these workers

Sign up to TaskRabbit and check if people in yoru neighborhood are looking for skills like yours

Also you can check the below sites for extra tasks to do


Mystery shopper

It always comes to my mind that mystery shopper is someone who acts as a spy

Actually it is a kind of a spy who helps the company to provide a feedback about their products or services

For example, you can sign up on and and get a task to go to a specific fast food restuarant

Usually they will ask you to visit the newly opened chains and order food there

You have to provide a detailed feedback of all the process which you followed since you stood in the line up and how you were treated

Drive Uber or Lyft

Driving your car with Uber or Lyft provided so many flexibility to those want to make side income according to their free time

Once you are ready to drive for Uber, just turn on the app

If you're wondering how to make 300 dollars fast then Uber or Lyft is waiting for you


Photography is a hobby that can make you the 300 dollars really quick

You should have the passion to take photos

Even if you love photography but you feel you need to coat your passion with education then you can go for so many courses on Photography

Just search Udemy where there are so many cheap courses there

Photography sites where you can sell your images

Getty Images
Can Stock Photo
Adobe Stock

Teach English Online

There are so many chinese students looking to learn English
Or anyone who needs to learn English as a second language

You can make around $23 per hour, you have to be fluent in English

get 500 dollars fast free by tutoring

Below are the online sites teaching English


Do online tutoring

If you feel you are not capable of teaching English

But you can teach any other subject like Math, Science or whatever

All you have to do is sign up to the below sites

Chegg Tutors
Aim for A Tutoring


If you can turn an audio recording to written words just typing them, then you can get paid $25 to $30 per hour

This is a normal job with no skill

If there is a required skill, then it would be learning to be a fast typist

Below are a list of transcribing sites

Daily Transcription
GMR Transcription
Neal R. Gross
Transcriptions ‘N’ Translations
3Play Media

To become a transcript, you can take this Transcribe Anywhere course

Scoping jobs

Are you are able to edit scripts from courtroom

Reporters write legal proceeding and it requires editing

That's why it requires a scopist – good news you don't need to go to the court

You can get the work and do it from home

What to do to learn working in scoping jobs

You need to be into grammar and punctuation

Able to work under pressure and completely by yourself

This scoping course will put you into the track of doing scoping jobs

Website Tester

Working as a website tester is a good job

It is an easy skill to learn and work

You may require to install certain software and use your webcam

User Testing pays you $10 through PayPal
User Feel is something similar

Freelance Writer

You are not working here as a virtual assistant
Your writing here is not for customers but for publishing companies
You can get paid up to $100 per article

Cooking detective is about food, while Eating Well is about health

In Money and Finance, there are the following publishing sites
Money pantry
Income Diary

In Parenting
Freelance mom
Her view from home
Wow! Women on Writing
A fine parent
Just parents
Green parent

In travel
Great Escape Publishing

Writing in general

Online Writing Jobs

Final words on how to make 300 dollars fast

Assuming by saying fast is a week or 2 weeks time

It is possible to earn 300 dollars fast if you get out of your comfort zone

Working any side hustles require putting extra effort and time and to sacrifice your good time with your family or friends

Michael launched Wealth of Geeks to make personal finance fun. He has worked in personal finance for over 20 years, helping families reduce taxes, increase their income, and save for retirement. Michael is passionate about personal finance, side hustles, and all things geeky.