15 Side Hustles You Can Start Anytime
1. Remote English teacher
There’s a huge demand for English teachers who have the patience to regularly coach people over Skype. You can easily make upwards of $25 an hour from people in places like Hong Kong on sites like Indeed and Learn4Good.
2. Online dating consultant
Having expert advice for navigating Tinder, OK Cupid, and Coffee Meets Bagel is something many people are willing to pay for. Some of the best dating coaches charge hundreds of dollars an hour for their video coaching.
3. Travel consultant
If you love to travel and find yourself frequently searching for airfare sales or browsing sites like Lonely Planet, try to monetize that knowledge as a travel consultant. Registered advisers can charges upwards of $75 to answer questions.
4. Instagram marketing
If you have a huge Instagram following, you could be approached by brands and other businesses with products and services your followers may be interested in. You can charge a fee for featuring their product on your account.
5. Brew your own beer
With patience and persistence, brewing beer yourself could result in a new brand. Pick up a starter kit, like one from Mr. Beer, and get creative about finding the next best thing.
6. Tour guide
If you know your city well and enjoy meeting new people, get the best of both worlds by starting your own local tour business. You can earn hundreds of dollars an hour showing people around.
7. Presentation design consultant
Do you know PowerPoint? There’s a large market of people that are more than willing to pay for the design of their PowerPoint presentations. Presentation Panda.com can help you get started.
Every student has to take those tests. If you are good at standardized tests, you’ll find that many parents are eager pay upwards of $100 an hour for the right tutor to help their kids prep for the tests.
9. Teaching online courses
If you have marketable skills as a web developer, designer, or online marketer, there’s an online audience who’d be willing to pay for your expertise. Sites like Udemy or Skillshare can help you get started, then switch platforms as you grow.
10. Buy and sell domain names
Domain trading has been around forever but if you play your cards right, there’s plenty of domains you can purchase. Buy low sell high.
If you can attract a regular audience for your podcast, there’s good money to be made from sponsor ships and other digital product offerings– regularly $250 to $500 for 30-second advertisements on relevant podcasts.
12. Refurbishing used electronics
One person’s junk can be another’s treasure. If you have the skills to fix broken electronics, consider refurbishing and reselling other people’s discarded goods on sites like eBay
13. Tailoring and alterations
If you know how to alter and sew clothes, there’s a growing market of budget-conscious folks who would rather alter than buy new.
14. Dog walking
Dog owners are always looking for people to take their pets for a walk. They even have apps you can download to connect with pet owners.
15. Uber/Lyft Driver
You can use your car and ride share with people, it gets you a good look at your city, and you get to interact with lots of people. You can make $150-$300 a week doing it part time.