There are some wonderful side jobs out there to make a few extra bucks. Now more than ever with a down economy people are finding side jobs to supplement their incomes. Pretty much any skill you can think of can be turned into a way to make money. The important part is not to stress yourself out about it. There are easy ways to make money but they aren’t always easy to find or start. Make sure you do your due diligence and find what’s right for you. What’s the point of having side jobs if you hate them? Take your time, find something you like and you’ll have something rewarding you can do for years.
12 Side Jobs that can easily Make Money
Blogging is a popular and often enjoyable side job that can help generate a few extra bucks. Typically you won’t make all that much money unless you’re prolific as a writer. However you can still make decent money. Problogger.net is an excellent source for legitimate blogging jobs. If you can’t find one there Google is always your friend. These jobs are great if you happen to be knowledgeable in a field or just love to write.
2. Pet sitting and babysitting side jobs.
Any parent or pet owner will tell you that some days the absence of a pet or child is a welcome reprise. People are willing to pay for that reprise. Teenagers usually try these types of jobs, but this can also be done by adults. Money is money right? Legally of course.
This is definitely one of the most varied side jobs out there. It’s a great way to meet the needs of both people. I’ve paid for tutoring myself. Usually the subjects are Math and English, but there’s tutoring in all kinds of other subjects. There are music tutors, testing tutors etc..
Bartender or server. One of the greatest things about the service industry is flexible hours and tips. You may even enjoy this work if you are a social person.
5. Yard Work
This can be a lucrative opportunity for an adult with spare time on their hands to make some decent money during the season. Mowing lawns, weed whacking, watering, raking leaves. This can be a challenge for elderly people, lazy people, or just people who lead busy lives. But all of us still like to maintain our yards. Make some cheap flyers with a phone number and put the word out in your neighborhood.
6. Part time airport shuttle service.
If you enjoy driving and don’t mind the crowded nature of airports this is a great way to make a few extra bucks and meet interesting people. In some airports you can register your car as a airport shuttle service vehicle. Then you get paid to drive people around. You will have to pay a little more in insurance every month. However you don’t have to use your own vehicle it’s just an option. Hotels also hire shuttle drivers as well.
7. Arts and Crafts
Sell your arts and crafts. Beaded necklaces, bracelets, ankle bracelets. You can press tee shirts. You can even tye dye clothing and other items. You can set up shop at local festivals.
8. Call Center employee
Call centers route incoming calls to home agents phone. Professional, pleasant, phone presence.
9. Content writer
Companies don’t have the staff to create content for their websites so they outsource the jobs to freelance writers with new sites popping up everyday. The demand has never been better for writers.
10. Virtual assistant
Tasks can include scheduling, social media management, administrative duties, bookkeeping etc… Depending on your schedule these jobs can be done both full and part time.
11. Personal trainer
Do you have the training and stamina to be a personal trainer? If so you can do what you like to do and get paid for it. Maximize your health as well as train others to do the same. Feel good about yourself and feel good that you helping others.
12. Sell your Gourmet Expertise
If you’re a great cook and or baker, friends and family rave about your food? This could be a supplemental income. Farmers market, fares, or selling dinners or baked good in your home to start.
Verse of the Day: John 15:2, “He cuts off every branch in me that bear no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes it so that it may be even more fruitful.”