In addition to a full-time job, Side hustling is one of the fastest ways to improve your financial situation. The extra money can help you to build an emergency fund, pay off your student loans or your children’s or even better; you can start a new career and life.

So we share some easy side hustle ideas that work great and require the minimum effort of your part. Some of the ideas shared below are easier to pull off while some involve a specific skill set to start.

Sell items on eBay and Craigslist.

It is first on our list because it is the easiest and requires little investment to begin and falls into incredibly low-risk areas. You can sell everything on these platform. For example, eBay is a perfect place to sell collectibles, computers and accessories, branded clothing and accessories, electronics, antiques, etc.

On the other hand, Craigslist is best for larger items such as car parts, gaming consoles, fish tanks, etc.

Be a Local Travel Guide in Your Area.

Apart from renting your space, Airbnb also enables you to become a local travel guide and earn. You just have to develop an Airbnb ‘Experience’ to list on the application in your local area and tada! You are in business.

You can increase your job prospects here by searching and looking for tour guide associations via the different city, state, or on national levels.

Walk Dogs or Pet Sit

Are you an animal lover? If you are then start getting paid for dog walking or pet sitting now. Many apps such as Rover enables you to be a daily per sitter, a dog walker or offer overnight boarding for dogs among other pet-related services.

The job works around your schedule as you set your availability and rates in the application and start earning as much as $20 per half hour walk.

Answer Questions on

You can earn extra cash by answering other people’s questions on It is a site where people come to ask questions from a range of different categories of experts. How much you can earn per answer depends on the rate that the person is willing to pay.

Freelance Your Skills

If you have experience in web design, copywriting, web development, PR, etc., you can freelance your skills on platforms like Fiverr or Upwork setting your own rate for each assignment.

For example, if you are good at writing, show some sample work on the profile, and start selling your freelance writing skills on these platforms.

Selling Craft Goods

Side hustling is more than just service jobs. You can also make money using your craft skills with online platforms such as Etsy, Shopify, eBay, and Amazon Handmade. An artist can sell his crafts without leaving home or studio. However, every platform has its pros and cons. For example,

Amazon provides access to a vast online marketplace but has stiff competition while Etsy is perfect for selling handmade items.


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