There once was a time when a side hustle was considered as something to be ashamed of. Your household couldn’t bring in all the money you needed to pay bills and buy food, so you had to go out and make some money ‘on the side’. Fast forward to the current day and if you don’t have a side hustle you’re falling behind. Nowadays you can be considered multi-talented if you are bringing in money apart from your full-time job. You can use what you have to make good money not just a little extra. What you’re good at, can be used by someone else. Don’t ever think that your passion away from work, cannot be made into work. It’s not just odd jobs either, real companies yearn for people with quirky talents as they need to fill parts of their business with individuals that are flexible and possess skills their workforce doesn’t. Notably, those with particular skills can make their little side hustle into an art.
An honest opinion
Magazines and newspapers have to have a connection with the ordinary person on the street. Not everyone’s wants to read about politics and business. However, neither does a large percentage of readers want to gorge themselves on sports news. There are jobs that require people to give full and honest reviews on products. This could be something as simple as buying a name brand cake for the kids’ birthday party and comparing it with a store brand birthday cake. On the other hand it can get complex as writing reviews of the latest smartphone.
If that is not your thing, many highbrow magazines would love to know what your local restaurant is like. Restaurants and travel agencies will work with magazines and newspapers to then offer a local from a particular area a chance to dine for free. Well, it’s almost for free as you will need to write a detailed review about the food, what you ate, compare prices of dishes and rate the overall experience. Don’t worry you will get paid for such a review, but you want to make your work of such good quality that you are marked down as a contributing writer.
Watching the markets sway
Do you ever watch the business channel and understand what the hosts are talking about? Well, you’re officially in a minority then because most people just stare at the screen hoping to pick up some details that aren’t jargon-filled. Noticing the markets going up and down and understanding why is not something you should sit on the sofa and waste. Get involved with cfd trading and invest a small amount of money into instruments that could net you a few fair coins. It’s not that difficult to understand, as you simply invest in a position that believes a certain financial asset will lose a portion of it’s value during a certain time period. For example, if the price of cocoa (US) drops because cocoa bulk bean (UK) has risen and your position predicted a certain percentage or rather ‘margin rate’ you stand to make the difference in profits. Predicting this occurring becomes an art as you get more advanced and take more high-value positions.
Everyone with spare time on their hands should consider making money on the side. You never know, if you’re good at something and make use of it you could end up earning more money than your full-time job.