If you are in desperate need for cash, there is really no point of going into blood centers to trade your blood just so to earn. There are tons of posting jobs available online that actually do pay for hourly options making it even more convenient in your time preference. The solution is to turn on your computer and then make some extra cash through it.
Question yourself first what are the activities in which you will be more comfortable to work with or good at. It does not necessarily mean that in this stage you will have to have the money-maker-potential, just think first about competent standard. Why is that so? The basic answer to that is because you can earn the good way when you love what you do. Mixing professionalism and fun is really something. Let me site writing as an example. If you will able to write a piece in coherent non-fiction or fiction, the assurance is that you will get good feedback.
You certainly need not have an English degree to be a freelance writer. Just produce an easy read manner articles then you can be a content web writer in any form of media. Another way is to sell the articles you have written to forums example would be SitePoint or DigiTalPoint.
It's the same as being self-employed if the option you will choose is freelancing. A graphic artist and technical programmers could also fill the contract forms available online. Some are given by clients as the transactions are being made. Take note that it is not just writers that are critical part in the world of Internet but designers and programmers as well. The technologies are developing and so does the need of freelancing. This form of job can be exhilarating that's why many college students and home-based employees are on it. So make some extra cash. Be a freelancer.