In order to make money on a side hustle, you should be in control of your working schedule and rates for your services. Some services are quite simple to do and take a short time as compared to other more complex tasks. A good to make money is to do something that you already enjoy doing or are good at. Below are some ideas to consider. We mention some of them before. We will add more ideas which could be very interesting and easy to handle.
Selling on online platforms can be a fast and easy way to make money. You simply create an account on Amazon, eBay or Etsy, upload photos and a brief description of your items with the price and wait to customers to get in contact with you. You do not need huge capital investment for this.
- Graphic Design Service
If you are good at designing images and calligraphy this is a good side hustle for you. You can design simple custom made cards, tee-shirts and branding merchandise for companies. You can also partner with website designers to help designers to create graphic designs for their clients as well.
- Be an Instructor
Instructors make a decent living off their skills and most transform this side hustles into main jobs. You can instruct on anything that you are good at whether a hobby or a skill. Classes such as yoga, music, art are very common and many people will want to enroll in them. If you are a health practitioner, you can instruct on maintaining healthy diets or post and pre-natal care for expectant parents. Think about what you are good at and if you can teach a few classes on the same.
- Interpretation Service
This is an excellent service to start especially if you speak more than one language or can also do sign language as well. Most conferences and meetings require sign language interpreters for their proceedings. As an interpreter, you can find work anywhere both online and offline. To maximize on your multilingual skills, you can also offer private language lessons as well.
- Transcription Service
If you love typing and are fast at it, you can convert audio recordings to text. There are many categories of transcribers such as legal, medical among others. You can start out as a general transcriber and possibly be more specific in future. Doctors, Tutors, and lawyers are the best people to start prospecting on. Production companies always need video captioners to subtitle their videos. If you can combine both transcription and video captioning, you can easily make $60 per hour as your side hustle.
- Modeling and Stock Photography
People take pictures to capture emotions and memories. You can use your pictures to make some good money on the side. Shutter bucks is an online site where you can sell your pictures. Photographers are also looking for people who can pose as models for them. You just need to be photogenic and great at striking poses to make some money on the side.
- Human billboard
Most fast food outlets use human billboards to lure customers into their establishment. If you are not shy to put on a costume and approach passersby, you can try this side hustle. It requires no skills at all but you should be ready to talk to strangers. Some can be very rude but most will be polite and make your work easier.
- Get paid to Tweet or Like
There are legitimate methods to earn money for likes on Facebook or tweets. Companies that will pay you to tweet their info on your Twitter account are very popular among twitter community. Recently I have seen the famous chemical company which distributes a toothpaste and other products looking for tweets. Although they didn’t accept my bid, these opportunities show up almost daily. Check out Sponsored Tweets by Izea for more info for how to sign up.
- Fill out Surveys
Paid online surveys are a great way to earn money. You can register at platforms which provide the best terms. , However, there are some survey companies which don`t have a good credibility. We recommend Harris Poll, Opinion Outpost, and Digital Voice. For more information about online surveys, we wrote before. Check out our previous info.
Both online and in brick-and-mortar stores, there are bookkeeping jobs readily available. If you love numbers and enjoy a quiet work space, this might be the side hustle for you. Check local ads and online job sites such as Indeed, Craiglist for available bookkeeping jobs.
An extra income can help you offset some loans or pressing needs that are not covered you’re your main source of income. What are you doing making money on the side? Feel free to leave your comment below.