Thinking of joining that side gig revolution? We don’t blame you!
Finding your perfect side hustle
If you have a full-time job with strict hours, you’ll need to find a flexible side hustle that can thrive in your home after hours.
1. Freelance anything
Take your skills from your day job and optimize them beyond your desk for a side hustle. Build a business as a freelance writer, copywriter, transcriber, graphic designer and more to earn that extra cash .
2. Ebay or Etsy seller
Got an eye for vintage furniture? Or maybe you’re more crafty and creative? Opening up an e-commerce business can be a great way to fulfill your passion for something creative.
3. Online surveys and focus groups
Got a minute and lots of opinions? Apply to agencies online to fill out surveys and get into focus groups. Sites like and offer paid surveys to consumers interested in spending a few minutes giving their opinion.
Marketing agencies conduct online focus groups if you already buy a specific product or follow a certain lifestyle. Maybe you’re an or love to taste new snacks, so be sure to add yourself to the mailing lists of those in your area.
4. Create e-courses or webinars
Create an e-course or webinar about a niche skill that you have, from cooking to marketing. By using sites like , you can monetize your professional skills that may be hard to come by.
Perhaps you’re a social media guru? Create an e-course about growing your social media following in an authentic way. All you need is a tripod and a good microphone to start filming.
5. Sell your photos online
Take advantage of your photography background and already growing library of images by selling landscapes or other non-specific imagery to stock websites and earn your extra cash via royalties.
6. Virtual assistant
There are only so many hours in the day and busy entrepreneurs often need a hand with . Offer your virtual assistant services online with tasks like answering emails, updating websites, bookkeeping and more administrative tasks.
Sites like and hire on-demand virtual assistants for an hourly-based rate and provide them with a set schedule and a client to work with based on their skills.
This article originally ran on the Apartment Guide Blog.