Our whole world was flipped upside down due to the Corona Virus Pandemic. Whether you lost your job, took a major pay cut, or need something productive to occupy your time. Side hustles are a great way to create some extra income to help make ends meet. Here are 7 side hustles that you can start today to create some extra income.
Become a Virtual Assistant
Becoming a virtual assistant is one of the best side hustles to do from home. All you need is a computer and internet connection and you can work!
Here are some ideas on tasks that you can do to become a virtual assistant:
• Write blog posts
• Edit blogs
• Write email copy
• Create graphics
• Social Media Marketing
• Scheduling YouTube video and blog posts
If becoming a Virtual Assistant is intimidating to you or you have a million questions, check out Lydia Senn’s course The VA Prep School. In this course, you will learn how to find your niche, how to find clients, how to market yourself, time management, how much to charge, and creating multiple streams of income.
Create a course
Knowledge is power and I guarantee you that there is something that YOU have a lot of knowledge on that someone would pay to know about.
Teachable is a super easy to use and intuitive platform that allows you to host your course. They allow you to make sales pages, take care of taxes and payments and everything you will need is right there.
Teachable allows you to create video courses, audio courses, or even written courses if you aren’t comfortable being on camera!
I’ve been wanting to create a course for over 2 years on How To Save Money on Groceries. After being in quarantine for a month I decided, enough was enough and I made it happen. Three weeks later, my first (of many) courses was live!
Course Ideas to get your juices flowing:
• How to train your dog
• How to hand letter
• Software programming
• How to be successful on “x” diet
DoorDash is a service that allows you to earn extra month by delivering takeout food. You can choose your own hours unlike full-time jobs or seasonal gigs. DoorDash gives you the freedom to work anywhere, deliver near your home, or a city you are visiting.
DoorDash is easy to get started, you don’t need to worry about car inspections or vehicle restrictions. Just sign up and receive everything you need to start earning.
DoorDash is available in over 4,000 cities in the U.S., Canada, and Australia, DoorDash is about connecting people with possibilities: bigger savings accounts, wider nets, stronger communities, and happier days. We empower local businesses and local drivers (called Dashers) with opportunities to earn, work, and live.
As a Dasher, you can be your own boss and enjoy the flexibility of choosing when, where, and how much you earn. All you need is a mode of transportation and a smartphone to start making money. It’s that simple.
Instacart is the go-to service for quick and effective grocery delivery. Customers select groceries from various retailers, then a personal shopper does the shopping and delivers to the customer when they are finished.
Instacart connects customers with shoppers to deliver fresh groceries to their door. Make extra money by becoming a shopper
Some of the perks of Instacart:
• Get paid weekly. Work peak days to maximize your earnings
• Be part of the team. Make an impact on people’s lives
• Choose the hours that work for you. Take time off, or work extra when it suits you
There are so many people that do not feel comfortable going to the grocery store or that physically can’t this is a great service that you are able to offer and would really help people.
My aunt does instant cart as a side hustle and she goes above and beyond for all of her customers, she makes sure that she wipes all of the products down with a Lysol wipe and has amazing customer service. This helps her to make really good tips and sometimes doubles her hourly wage!
Where are my pet lovers at? Get paid to play with dogs! Become a sitter with Rover today!
People are starting to go back to work now and animals are used to us being home 24/7 and some extra walks would help with their separation anxiety.
Some of the perks of Rover:
• Set your own schedule and prices
• Offer any combination of pet care services
• Set size, age, and other pet preferences that work for you
• The Rover app: manage your dog sitting business on the go
Rover Services include:
• Dog Boarding (highest earners)
• Dog Walking
• Dog Daycare
• Drop Ins
BONUS! If you have Rakuten you get an additional $25 cash back when you sign up for Rover! Click here to sign up for Rakuten and get a $10 bonus!
Do you have a heart for teaching? VIPKid is an awesome platform to teach English online, earn money when and where you want!
With VIPKid you can set your own schedule, work when you want and where you want. There is no commitment or minimum hours.
There is NO lesson planning, VIPKid allows you to focus on what you love, which is teaching kids!
Allow market research companies to collect data to better serve their customers. Online surveys don’t pay a ton, it varies how much you will make per hour depending on the company, but if you are going to be sitting on the couch watching tv and on your phone, you mine as well make some extra cash.
Some of the top survey companies are: