26 Nov Want More Money? Start A Side Job Today
Whether you are a student looking for extra spending money, a stay at home parent looking to make a little extra something, or even a full time worker looking for a little extra cash, the following side jobs are for you and you can start each of them from the comfort of your home.
Photography: If you are killed at taking breathtaking pictures, then you have a great opportunity to make some extra income. You can offer your services to bloggers, businesses around you that need to have pictures of their products or even sell your photos to online sites like shutterstock. All you need to start is your phone.
Blog: Blogging has become a pretty big industry now our days but just because there are many people doing it does not mean that there is no room for you. If you have a flair for writing, then pick a niche and get to it. You can start off on the free platforms offered by blogger and wordpress and then go from there. You won’t make money right away but if you stay consistent, eventually you will. The nice thing about blogging is that if you take it very seriously, it opens up so many other opportunities for you.
Youtube: Like the other side jobs mentioned above, you can start a youtube channel on your phone. I mean who in this day and age doesn’t watch videos on youtube? You can literally find videos on any subject on youtube so find a subject you are good at , knowledgeable about or one that t interest you and go for it. If your channel is interesting or helpful, no doubt people will come back for more and more views equals money for you.
Freelance : Freelance is a broad term that encompasses a lot of things. You could be a freelance writer, proofreader, accountant, transcriptionist, etc. The best part is you get to do these jobs from the comfort of your home. Some sites you can register with for freelance work include freelancer.com upwork africanfreelancers.com and many others.
Selling your old stuff : If you find that you have gently used items you’re not using, look into selling some of those things and make a little extra cash from it. You can sell some of your gently used clothing , shoes, or jewelry. You can also sell books you are not using anymore, household items, or anything else that you are not using. Some websites you can sell on in Africa include jiji.ng olx.co.za jumia.com.gh etc
Tutoring: If you are still in school and are really good at a specific subject, you can offer to tutor other students for a charge. You could also offer to tutor kids in your neighborhood. Tutoring doesn’t have to be isolated to school work. If you are really good at braiding hair, doing makeup, offer to teach others around you for a fee.
These are just a few of the man many side jobs you can take up. Find one that works for you and go for it.