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30 Side Hustles You Can Do Today

We believe there has never been an easier time to make money than now. Thanks to the internet and social media, we have access to an abundance of opportunities. Even if you have a full time job, you can still make some extra income on the side. We have compiled 30 side hustles you can do today.

1. Private Online Tutor

If you love teaching other people especially children, you can try private online tutoring. There are plenty of online tutoring sites you could apply to. You can also try seeking your local platforms and connections to see if there are any online tutoring opportunities available.

2. Freelance Graphic Designer

If you’re creative and have some basic knowledge of graphic design. You can try being a freelance graphic designer. There are sites like 99designs that are exclusive for graphic design works you can apply to on top of other freelance sites available.

3. Freelance Copywriter

If you find yourself able to write beautifully for marketing purpose, you can try being a freelance copywriter. Sites like Fiverr, Upwork and Freelancer are especially perfect for this kind of job and there are a lot of listing available there.

4. Writing E-Books

Next is E-Book writing. There are classic options like Kindle. However, if you’re outside of the US and don’t know how to publish your book on kindle and monetize it. these days there are also plenty of private paid-to-read platforms, mostly based in Asia but works worldwide that will help monetize your book for you such as GoodNovel, NovelCat and IReader you can try your hands on.

5. Video Editor

If you like editing videos, you can try being a freelance video editor. These jobs usually pay per project and you don’t have to make long term commitment if you don’t want to.

6. Blogging

If you have plenty of written ideas or experience to share, you can try your hands at blogging. There are several ways to make money from blogging starting from google adsense to affiliate links. We highly recommend you to start with WordPress. You can purchase your own hosting from sites like Bluehost or any credible hosting provider of your country and purchase a domain. Alternatively, there are sites like Wix, Weebly and SquareSpace as well.

7. YouTube and TikTok

Starting a YouTube channel and monetizing it is a proven way to make money. Plenty of millionaires have been born from it. TikTok is also a great platform to make a little bit of income. It doesn’t pay as well as YouTube does but it will give you more exposure compared to YouTube which you can utilize for other things.

8. Social Media Manager

Social media is a huge part of who we are now as an individual. Businesses are the same. They’re always using social media to engage with their audience and customers. If you happen to be great on managing social media, why not monetize it?

9. Social Media Marketing

Similar to social media manager, being a social media marketer is a great way to make some side income without consuming too much time. There are automation you can use to make your job easier.

10. Catering Business

If you love cooking, you may get your hand on a catering business. The great part about catering business is it uses a made by order system and you only have to cook it once in the morning and have it delivered. It shouldn’t take too much of your time and you can make generous profit out of it.

11. Translator

If you happen to speak more than one language, you can take a part time hustle as a translator. There are many form of entertainments and educational contents in need of a translator so finding the right one for you shouldn’t be difficult.

12. Voice Acting

If you’re amazing at reading lines and giving life to words through your voice, you can try voice acting. There are many gigs available especially for animated movies and games.

13. Drop Shipper

If you want to have a taste of business but don’t want to take a huge risk and space, you can try drop shipping. The great part about being a drop shipper is the flexible work hour and minimum risk since you’re not stocking up on the items. The products would also be delivered by someone else. You just have to manage it and make some cash from the profit.

14. Amazon FBA

Amazon FBA has a similar system to drop shipping, but you will have to invest a lot more money on it in the beginning. However, many have sworn on Amazon FBA as the reason why they can have six figures in their bank account. It’s one worth the shot if you don’t mind making the initial investment.

15. Bakery by Order

Next is to create a bakery by order. This is great if you like baking because it’s not a full time bakery business and you’ll be able to keep your day job and bake the cake in the evening when someone orders it.

16. Podcast

Next is podcast. Podcast has been quite popular lately. If you love speaking, starting a podcast might be the perfect choice for you. If you manage to monetize your podcast, it can be a great source of income in the long term.

17. Online Courses

If you have a passion for teaching and is skilled at something, you can try creating online courses. The great part about making these courses is the fact that you only have to do it once. After you publish it, people will buy it and the money will flow. It’s a great way to make additional passive income. If you’re not sure where to start, you can try sites like SkillShare and explore your way from there.

18. Etsy

If you love crafting and creating handmade products, selling them on Etsy might be a great choice. Some people complain Etsy’s fee can be rather high. However, you can still make profit out of it and form a set of loyal customers before getting your own website in the future if you want to.

19. Fashion Stylist

If you are gifted with great sense of fashion, you may want to take a part time work as a fashion stylist. It will also allow you to engage and network with different kind of people which would be an extra bonus.

20. Event Organizer

No matter what happen in the world there would always be events to be organized. Organizing event is a great way to get your creative mode on and make a decent amount of extra cash as well. Keep in mind this do require more time than other works mentioned in this list and you may need to spend extra effort on this.

21. Life / Dating / Etiquette Coach

Next side hustle as grown in popularity in the recent years. Being a life, dating and etiquette coach is relatively easy as long as you have the charisma and credibility for it. It can gain at least a few hundred dollars extra monthly and the more fame you gain the more money you’ll make.

22. Freelance Photographer

If you love photography and already own a camera, you can be a freelance photographer on the side. The timing is quite flexible and you’ll get paid a decent amount for it as well.

23. Air BNB

If you have a rental property you’re not using and not being rented at the moment, you can list it on Air BNB. The world has started to open up again and people have started to travel again. It’s definitely an option you want to look for.

24. Travel Guide

As mentioned, since the world has opened up again and people are travelling. Being a travel guide during your free time is a great way to meet new people and make extra money. Just make sure you actually know the places you’re bringing these people to and you’ll be fine.

25. Instructor

Being a part time instructor at something you’re skilled at is definitely a great side hustle. You can take some short courses to get your certification and make some extra income.

26. Counselor

If you find yourself to be a good listener and has an advanced knowledge of psychology, being a part time counselor might be the job for you.

27. NFT Artist

The best part about living in the twenty first century is the internet, which has provided us with constant new jobs on the market. Lately, NFT is a huge buzz. If you can create an NFT that sells well, it will be a great source of side income for you. There are plenty of great sites to sell NFT you can check out later.

28. Makeup Artist

Love makeup and gifted with the skills? Then being a makeup artist maybe for you. These days you don’t even need any certificate to be a makeup artist. As long as you have the right portfolio and skills for it, you can be a part time makeup artist as well.

29. Pet Sitter

For those of you with a lot of free times and a passion for animals, you can be a pet sitter. These days there are a lot of people with pets who are busy with their everyday life and couldn’t take their animals out on a walk. This is your chance to have some fun interaction with the animals and get paid for it.

30. Reviewer / Product Tester

Last but not least, if you don’t mind being the first one to test a product out, you can be a product tester or reviewer. These days there are many ways to be a reviewer and product tester. The payment received is usually pretty good as well.


Making some extra income both active and passive income has never been easier. Now you can start exploring your talent and monetize them for a better future for yourself.

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