Don’t Quit Your Job Yet, Here’s How You Can Start Your Own Venture as a Side Hustle
Is your current 9-to-5 job sucking the life out of you? Are you 100% sure that you would quit if you could? But to be honest, quitting your job is one big step, and truth be told, it may turn out to be a step in the wrong direction if the business you intend to start fails.
All the same, there are some businesses you can dip your toes in without having to hand in that resignation letter just yet. What’s more, they’re relatively easy to manage and will help you hone your entrepreneurial skills for future ventures.
One such venture comes in the form of ride-hailing services Uber, or better yet, Lyft. In the spirit of being candid, driving for either company can’t replace your regular old paycheck. However, what it can do is provide a steady stream of side income, and everyone could do with some extra cash, right?
The best thing about these services is that as the driver, you are the master of your own schedule. Just via your smartphone, you can switch your availability on or off and can work at any time you are free.
Do you have unwanted items in your house that you haven’t used in forever and would be better off going to someone else? Well, you can become an online seller, and there’s no shortage of websites through which you can do this like Amazon, eBay and Craigslist, just to name a few.
And by the way, did you know that Kim Kardashian’s first entrepreneurial venture was selling shoes on eBay? Look how that turned out for her; it shouldn’t be any different for you! To even embellish it a bit, you can offer to sell off some of the stuff your friends don’t need, then earn commissions once the transactions are complete. Sounds pretty simple, right?
You must have heard of freelance writing, and you’ve probably been considering it for a while now. Of all the available options you have while still being employed, this has got to be the least expensive thing you can do. All you need is a computer, good grammar, and an internet connection, and for the grammar, there is an unlimited number of grammar-checking programs.
You can work at night, during the weekends, or even in your office if it’s a slow day (don’t get caught though!). Point is, you can write an article, proofread, type up a resumé, etc. whenever you have the time.
Become a Teacher
Moving on, are you one of those kids whose parents insisted on playing musical instruments? Well, you could also have been interested in your own volition, and you are so in luck. There are many others out there who would want to learn, and you could make a quick buck from teaching your trade.
And just so you know, it doesn’t have to be all about music. If you’re extremely good at any other skill, you can tutor others on that subject. Thanks to technology, you can do all this virtually. Don’t we have Skype, Facetime, and all those other video-calling platforms? The ball is in your court!
Dog lovers can make money out of man’s best friend by signing up to be dog walkers. You could take a stroll with several dogs at the same time, and a regular walk should take you between 30 and 60 minutes. You can do that daily, can’t you?
More in business management
This Travel Expert Has a Secret Formula for Finding the Best Luxury Hotel for Your Next Holiday
These days, one can make a career out of literally anything. For one Philippe Kjellgren, traveling is a full-time job. He’s...January 7, 2020
These Money-Managing Apps Will Help You Save Up This Year
Saving and managing money has always been a struggle, it is that moment that you would realize how difficult it is...January 6, 2020
5 Things Every Self-Employed Worker Should Do to Secure His Future
According to statistics, more and more people are ditching the traditional 9-to-5 jobs to work for themselves. An estimated 4.8 million...January 6, 2020
Majority Of Americans Lack Financial Management Skills, Research Shows
The world over admires Americans for their self-confidence and infrastructural development. However, Americans are not perfect beings without flaws, and one...January 5, 2020
These Are The Newest Must-Have Gadgets You Need
If you are a fan of the latest devices which were introduced in the market you certainly will have a list...January 5, 2020
Experts Say Millennials Will Be The Richest Generation In History
Experts believe that the millennial generation is literally taking over the world, and they also think that they will be the...January 4, 2020
Students Are The Best People To Benefit From Amazon’s Textbook Rentals
The biggest online retail store in the history of the world has got to be Amazon, it is literally taking over...January 4, 2020
All the Details that You Need to Know About Steve Martin’s Beverly Hills Estate that He Listed for $2.149 Million
The award-winning banjo player Steve Martin is selling one of his beloved homes in Beverly Hills, California for $2.149 million. He...January 4, 2020
How Will Americans Be Affected By the Shutdown Of the Government?
Early on Saturday morning, the Congress failed to meet a deadline for funding a major portion of the federal government and...January 3, 2020