Last week, we talked about side hustling and how to with make side income and make extra bit of cash on the side.

To make it even easier for you, we’ve narrowed down our top ten favourite side hustles to increase your income this year. 

Trying to figure out which side hustles could work for you? 

Read on to find out.

  1. Public Speaking: 

Are you a great orator? Start offering your services to schools, corporate entities and public-sector organizations as a side hustle. From keynote speaking to delivering workshops, it’s possible to make good money from speaking about the things you are passionate about.

2. Event Management: 

Are you an epic event planner? If you really enjoy creatively planning, managing people and timelines, and seeing your ideas come to life, start building a client base by offering to plan birthday parties, corporate events and more. You can advertise on social media through a separate instagram page. 

3. Selling art: 

Does it bring you joy to create art? Are you a hidden Picasso? Try marketing and selling pieces online, or offering your services for commissioned pieces. Outlets like Etsy and farmers markets make it easy to test your creative side hustle ideas. To find out more information, check out this blog here

4. Tutoring: 

Still know a thing or two about maths? Are you English language savvy? Or maybe you’re a teacher – either way, if you’re good at tutoring, there’s scope to offer your services to students both online and offline.  

5. Proofreading and editing: 

Handy when it comes to the finer details? A lot of people aren’t – that’s where you come in. Build up a clientele through pouring through essays, articles and research paper with a fine-toothed comb.

6. Baking: 

If you have a passion for baked goods, sweet treats or savoury dishes, you can turn your love for cooking into a full-blown side hustle. Pick a few items you can cook really well, and market your creations online.

7. Blogging: 

Got a serious knack for writing, vlogging or posting content? Build a presence through blogging and soon you’ll be able to monetise your platform through ads, affiliate marketing and sponsored posts.

8. Pet sitting: 

If you love furry four-legged animals just a tad more than humans, this one is definitely for you. Online job boards have a number of options available, from taking dogs on walks to chilling out on the sofa with them at home.  

9. Coaching: 

Do you have an expertise in a specific field? Why not consider coaching? Offer one-on-one services, or host online webinars/ seminars where you can share your knowledge with others.

10. Miscellaneous Gig Work: 

There are so many platforms online which informs you of adhoc gig-work. From clinical research to help with moving, platforms like Craigslist can keep you up to date with the latest side hustles to make money.

There’s so many other ways to make money on the side. Staying open minded and leveraging opportunities as they come is one of the major ways to increase your income.

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