Some of us are trying to save for a long-awaited vacation, or perhaps simply catching up on debt. Whatever our reasons are for needing a bit of side income, there are plenty of options out there.
When choosing a part-time job for supplemental income, it’s best to find one that is flexible so that it doesn’t interfere with your current obligations. Remember, a second job should be a second priority to the rest of your life, otherwise if you put too many things as first priorities, you become overwhelmed and fall behind.
Many part-time jobs offer flexibility as well as competitive wages. You may even enjoy it so much and become such a success, that you decide to make the switch in your career altogether!
Take a look at some of these supplemental jobs for making a little money on the side, and decide whether or not it might fit into your lifestyle.
Start a Blog
The world of blogging has morphed over the last 10 years from being an “online personal journal” to a potential gold mine. Between product endorsements and pay per click advertising, a successful blog can make you millions.
How do you ask? The secret is in learning the tricks of the masters. The internet is full of resources with free information about technique and step-by-step guides to making money from your blog.
No matter where you are in the world, there will always be someone who is seeking to learn English. Since English is the standard world language for communication in business or politics, it’s in high demand to be learned.
You can find clients online, or even by posting flyers on university campuses. Cafe bulletin boards are also an idea. Once you have a few clients, word of mouth spreads fast, and you start a referral system. Before you know it you will have a variety of students and may even need to outsource which could be an opportunity for an even bigger business plan.
Taking on a position as an Uber driver is one that many people in the world have chosen because of its flexibility. In addition to being flexible, you can make competitive wages, especially during peak times and holidays.
Many people enjoy the social aspect of being a driver for Uber because of the variety of people you get to meet on a daily basis. If you are shy or don’t enjoy customer service then this is probably not the right job for you as it requires a lot of face to face interaction.
Many people opt to join a team of selling goods and services for companies such as Advocare, Shakeology, or even Avon. These business models are created for people who want flexibility yet an opportunity for making a lot of money.
The sorts of jobs can yield as much money as the effort you put into it.