5 Ways to Make Money from Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day isn’t just for lovers but for business-minded peeps as well.  Yes, you can take advantage of this overrated holiday (sorry, single thirty-year-old here) by making profit out of it.  It’s a great opportunity to earn cash on the side or if you just need a budget to buy your loved one a fancy gift.

1. Make Handmade Valentine’s Cards

If you are crafty, artsy and good with words, you can create handmade V-Day cards and sell it online.  It’s cheap and doesn’t require a big amount to get started.  You can create a unique line of humorous and sarcastic cards that will guarantee giggles from your buyers, or a line of cheesy, heartfelt cards for the hopeless romantics.

2. Bake Valentine-Themed Treats

Valentine’s Day is literally sweet by tradition so use that baking skill of yours to whip up a bunch of Valentine-themed treats – heart-shaped chocolates, cute cookies, cupcakes with pink icing and colorful sprinkles, whichever is your forte.

3. Plan and Organize Parties

Convert your party-planning skills to cash by organizing a fun-filled and memorable event for Valentine’s Day – whether it’s a proposal, a single ladies’ shindig or a school/office event.

4. Be a Photographer

For freelance professional photographers or someone who just have an eye for good photos (who owns a professional camera and has good editing skills), Valentine’s Season is a prime time for engagements, weddings, parties, etc.  So start selling your photography skills and earn cash from that talent.

5. Babysit or Pet Sit

If you don’t have a date for Valentine’s then use that time to become a sitter for parents  (of both babies and fur babies) who will be enjoying a night out on Feb. 14th.  Whether it’s for a family member, a neighbor or a co-worker, it’s a good opportunity to get extra cash and not be alone on Valentine’s Day.  You don’t want to be alone watching sad and sappy films on Valentine’s Night, right?

About Toni Marie

Toni is a regular contributing author on Guest Money Blog. In addition to writing about money topics, she also likes to write about relationships and health.
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