I started this blog a couple of months ago now and it all stemmed from a few years of looking at and trying different quick and easy side hustles. I realize in today’s busy world people have less time on their hands, so instead of you reading all my past articles (Which you still can if you like!), I thought I would compile my Top 10 Quick And Easy Side Hustles.
These will be in no particular order but I will rate them out of 10 at the bottom of each one.
A side hustle is important to have, as I learned a long time ago that no matter how secure your main job is it is always handy to have multiple income streams.
If one of those income streams fails you have the others to fall back on.
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Rent Your Driveway:
This is one of the easiest side hustles which involves very little work. What you will need to do is have a house near any kind of sports or music venue. Every time there is an event on, you can list your driveway on various websites.
Post a quick picture and description of the driveway, location, and address, etc. Then name your price. For example, whenever I have been to London and visited Wembley stadium for football or music gigs most local houses are renting their driveway for the evening for around £20-25.
As you can imagine when there is usually at least 2 or 3 events on in a week it can be quite lucrative. Although like I said you do need to be in the right area.
In terms of quick and easy side hustles this has to be up there for being the easiest. Should you have that ideal location of course.
If you have a skill and I have no doubt that you have, You can sell your particular skills on the Website Fiverr.
As you can see from the title some of the skills people are offering start at around $5 but for the more skilled they can charge a lot more.
Some sellers on Fiverr are making a serious amount of money so if you have skills in website design or translation or perhaps even writing then this would be the site for you. Quick and easy to sign up and super easy to get started. The more jobs you complete the higher your rating and therefore the more jobs you will be offered.
Start A Blog:
Ok, so the title said top 10 quick and easy side hustles and this is absolutely not quick and or easy. The reason I have included it is because if you are writing about something you are passionate about and you are patient then you can make good money blogging.
Some bloggers who have the right niche and have learned their skills over a few years are making thousands of pounds per month. However, this won’t happen for all of us. But with a good amount of hard work and some time it is quite possible to make a few hundred pounds per month which is why this is a great side hustle.
If you need to see how hard this is, then simply visit my Blog growth and earnings reports here and have a read for yourself. You Will clearly see the struggles I have had and am still having.
If you are thinking of starting a blog and are looking at self-hosting then have a look at SiteGround. They have really cheap monthly deals and all the knowledge to get you started.
Writing is how I made my first extra money online. There are various ways in which you can write and earn money. The first place I used was a revenue sharing site called HubPages. Essentially you write articles for the revenue sharing sites and in turn, they place ads onto your work.
It is preferable to have a good niche when writing one of these articles but you can write about anything. I was writing about a particular video game and was making anywhere between £100-200 a month from just a small batch of 3-4 articles.
Virtual assistants are becoming all the rage at the moment due to the growth of the digital age. If your savvy with a computer then you are halfway there. A lot of businesses these days hire virtual assistants to help with many tasks that would normally be done by someone in their office.
These tasks may vary from compiling and sending emails to Social media work or bookkeeping or proofreading etc. Popular websites such as Upwork are the place to go to find such work. Depending on your skill-set you could earn a good hourly wage working from home.
Pinterest is the latest place to go to become a virtual assistant. Pinterest is getting bigger by the day and there are plenty of small businesses or bloggers needing your help. From creating great looking pins to manually pinning throughout the day there are a wide variety of ways you can earn through this avenue. To find out more go and check out B at BoostMyBudget She has a great article on how to become a Pinterest Virtual assistant.
This I came across by absolute accident. I read an article by a student who made nearly £1000 in a few weeks and was intrigued enough to do some more research. It is not strictly betting as you are covering all outcomes.
It is a way of taking advantage of bookmakers sign up offers as well as their weekly reloading offers to earn free bets as cash.
The more money you put in at the beginning the more you can make in a short amount of time. Matched betting can be taught to you through a number of matched betting subscription services for which you pay a small amount each month.
Most of these services will offer a free month whereby you can see how it all works and you will get help with your first bets and make guaranteed profit.
Read my guide on matched betting to learn more. This is guaranteed to earn you extra income.
If it all sounds a bit complicated then head over to Profitaccumulator. The guys over there are experts and will help you make a profit on a daily basis. They have helped me earn over £1000.
Although not what I would call one of the better quick and easy side hustles, what better way to earn extra money than at the job you do every day. Some companies will offer overtime at an elevated rate such as time and a half for Saturdays or double time for Sundays. Although working extra hours isn’t ideal for everyone it is pretty much the only way to earn extra money easily.
All your doing is your day to day job. Make sure you keep a record of how many hours you are doing just in case you dont receive the correct pay.
Selling t-shirts isn’t as hard as you would think. Amazon has created Amazon Merch. All you have to do is create a design upload it to the Merch site, Set a list price and when someone buys your design Amazon print the design on a shirt and handle the shipping.
The genius thing about this is that you dont have to do any of the hard work yourself. Amazon dont even print your design on the shirts until there is a sale so there is no waste product. They simply print the design. Package the shirt and send it. You then receive a royalty based on the sales that are made.
They have a few download templates for the design work. If you are not overly creative then just keep the design simple. You can even just use words to create your design. Some of the best and funniest t-shirts I have seen just have a saying on them. Go and check them out and start designing. Merch By Amazon.
To be fair this is one Quick and Easy side hustle that I am currently getting into. The number of ways to freelance is pretty much endless. The plus side is you dont have to be some kind of Computer whizz either. Remember there are always people prepared to pay for the skills they dont have.
Proofreading: Join one of the many proofreading sites and once you have passed their short assessment you can earn money at home in your spare time.
Facebook Ad Management: Small businesses need help with advertising. Luckily Facebook has an ad management program. Lots of business owners just dont have the time to organize all of this and that’s where you come in. with a little bit of self-promotion, it is possible to land contracts with small businesses to manage their social media advertising.
Rating: 7 Dependant on your skills of course.
Domain Name Flipping:
To be completely honest with you, this is the one side hustle on here that I haven’t tried yet. Believe you me I want too though. Although the initial boom of this particular quick and easy side hustle has slowed there does seem to be another slow rise around the corner.
People are starting to blog more and create websites now it is becoming easier to do so. What everyone wants for their brand new website that was so easy to set up is a sparkling flashy name. Something that represents either them as a person or their particular brand.
The only issue is that when they go to get their domain name it isn’t available. What happens when they search for it is they get redirected to a For-sale landing page that belongs to you. With so many domain names listed for sale at a cheap price all you need to do is buy a few that you think have long-lasting great names and put them up for sale.
There is a huge potential for profit here. Especially if whoever wants your domain happens to be business as they will pay way more than an individual.
So there is my top 10 list of quick and easy side hustles to earn you some extra cash each month. I would love to hear from some of you as to if you have tried any of the above or indeed if you have any of your own side hustles that you have tried and work for you. Let me know in the comments.