50 Side Hustles for Financial Freedom
Are you looking for ways to earn some cash on the side. Perhaps to supplement your income or perhaps looking to take the first step towards building your own business empire?
A side hustle can be the best way to test the water. Not only can you try something without giving up the security of your employment but in some cases you may be able to cheaply outsource the labour and build something that will deliver you the financial freedom you desire.
As a start here are 50 side hustles that can boost your income:
This is a great way to make extra money if you have a spare room in your apartment or house.
If you like meeting lots of different people from all around the world this is a win-win for you.
You don’t need to invest in marketing because Airbnb is well known, and here's an article on the risks and rewards that make this our number one.
There are many websites that offer different jobs jobs from data entry to web development and much more.
3. Mystery Shopping
Companies hire mystery shoppers to evaluate the quality of service in their stores.
Mystery shopping as a side hustle is great if you consider yourself to be very honest.
You also need to be good at writing reports and be friendly. And watch this video. Good luck!
You don’t need to be a professional to start, you can turn your hobby into a side hustle. Find a good camera and find if you’re more of a landscape, wedding, motion or portrait photographer.
If you are good at it, make it profitable. Read this great article about how these three “bakerpreneurs” started their sweet business.
And here is more on how baking cookies can change your life.
6. Cleaning Service
If you dont’t mind cleaning your own, or better, if you like it- cleaning service may just be a perfect side hustle for you.
7. Doula Service
I guess this isn’t everybody’s cup of tea, but if you have experience and love birth and babies, this is worth considering.
8. Uber Driver
If you have a newer car, you can make money driving uber.
You also need some requirements before hitting the road, background checks and passing the interview are some of them.
9. Makeup Artist
Not everyone who owns makeup is a makeup artist. But, if you find some good tutorials, you can make a nice income out of it.
Follow these steps or this blog to become successful, and when you do that go to these websites where makeup artist can find some good work.
10. Moving Service
Moving is never an easy job and help is always needed!
Starting a moving company as a side job can turn out pretty good and you can start by offering only weekend service.
11. Online Suvreys
12. Personal Training
And we all know it’s always easier to work out with a trainer than without.
13. Selling online
Amazon, eBay, Etsy, Feverr... All good sites to make extra money. You can sell stuff you don’t need anymore or some of your crafts.
14. Sports Coaching
Become a coach of your local team. Turn your love into a side job.
15. Teaching online
Earn money by teaching what you already know.
You can tech whatever you are good at: languages, math, science.. Make it your side job.
16. Vehicle Advertising
If you don’t mind driving a car wrapped in an add, go for it.
17. Affiliate Marketing
Find your niche and some good programs to start with. And be patient.
18. Brand Ambassador
Fun way to earn extra money by going to a variety of events. Build a good resume and become a brand ambassador.
Best way to find out more is read a good interview.
19. Car Flipping
If you know about cars and a bit about trading, start your car flipping business.
Here is a video about this great side hustle.
If this comes naturally to you, this won’t just be any job, but a great way of helping someone.
Care.com can help you find jobs.
Hanging out with kids and making money. Piece of cake, right? Ok, not really but it is a good way to make some extra income.
And… you can do it no matter what your career is!
22. Interior Decorating
If you have the eye for decorating, you can turn your dream into a good side hustle.
23. Personal Shopper
24. Selling your hair online
It might be weird, but it works!
25. Vending Machine Business
26. Notary Public Service
Working at home and signing documents. Great, right? This is a perfect side hustle.
Become a public notary easy.
27. Wedding/Event planner
You’ll need to love planning and be very reliable.
Become an event planner and make some serious money.
Blogging seems to be the best way to go, you can work anywhere and write about what you like. Alternatively do your research and then outsource the content creation to one or more virtual assistants to make sure you get the best results.
Now, you only need to start and learn how to make money doing it. There, that's not so hard is it. Well, actually it is, but here are some articles on the subject.
29. Homemade pet treats
It’s hard to find a good pet treat these days.
If you are good at baking and care for our furry friends, making homemade pet treats is the best side hustle for you.
For this side hustle you don’t need any investment. Just bring your skills.
31. T-Shirt Printing
Start this business to make extra money. Be creative and get a good printer. Unique designs are very important to Millenials.
32. Teaching music
33. Teaching Yoga
nstead practicing it by yourself, teach it to a group.
Here are 30 ways you can make money teaching yoga.
A great job if you are familiar with other languages.
35. Voiceover acting
It is more than just talking. Learn the basics and let your voice free.
36. Web Design
If you’re good with numbers and have good organizational skills, bookkeping business can bring you great side income.
And there is a benefit of working from home.
38. Car Washing
We all love a sparkly car. Start your sparkly business.
39. Computer Repair
If you know your way around computers, use it to help friends, neighbours and family for a little side cash.
Use part of your weekend for some computer maintenance.
40. Instagram Marketing
I picked Instagram out of all social media not only by being most popular one these days,
but it also because it brings the most ways to make money out of it.
41. Social Media Manager/Consultant
A great side job for all of those that are familiar with social media and all around it.
This interview with social media marketer Rosie has everything you need to know about this job.
Here at HDO we offer low cost Social Media Managers so perhaps you could make a business out of this, using your contacts and outsourcing the work.
42. Dog Walking
Maybe not for everyone, but dog walking is a great way to spend time and do some exercize as well.
As is pet sitting.
You can trade with all those goods.
Here is how to really make money out of it.
44. Product Tester
Trying new things and getting paid. Sounds too perfect.
45. Cryptocurrency trading
You don’t need to be a pro, there are automated softwares that do everything for you.
Learn more on trading cryptocurrencies and how it can make you very rich.
46. Cryptocurrency mining
It can be very profitable, but you will need to get special processors and know which coins to mine.
Consulting is great because you sell what you know.
Find your strength and use these tips.
48. Selling Stock Photos
Hustling Hotties wrote everything on how to sell your photos and what to expect from it.
49. User Testing
To be a user tester, all you need is a smartphone or tablet , some previous experience in QA, and some free time to do the testing.
Easy side hustle for all of those who care about user experience.
50. Selling blood plasma or medical research
Ok. Not entirely sure about this one but here goes. Apparently you can make money from medical research. Somehow this seems hard to advise, but there you go, its out there. You can also theoretically help someone and make money selling plasma.
Kristin Larsen is a champ of side hustles, and she shared her full experience doing this.