earn money in very fast You can make money by selling something : • Gift cards. Have any gift cards you’re not going to use? Sell them through Cardpool or Raise. • Old electronics. Sell your old smartphone or other electronics at sites like Gazelle or Next Worth. But first, read this guide. • eBay. You can auction off practically anything you own at the grandfather of all auction sites. • Amazon. You can also sell gently used (or new and unopened) stuff on Amazon. Fees start at 99 cents per item. • Consignment shops. Clothing consignment stores accept like-new clothes, shoes and accessories. When the item sells, you get a portion of the proceeds. Do it locally or do it online at sites like Swap.com • Used-book stores. Stores like Half Price Books buy used books for cash.