In this day and age you need more than just the income you make from your 9-5 job. It wouldn’t hurt to enjoy some extra money either way. If you have experiences or knowledge that may be of interest to people out there, then you could use this to your advantage. Here are three things you can do to make some extra income;
If you’ve built up a set of marketable skills throughout your career and at your day job, you should consider the idea of starting a freelance business on the side.
There’s a rapidly market demand for talented freelance help.
This also applies to those whose skills include writing, designing, developing, marketing, social media management, or any other high-demand digital skill, then you’re in a great position to start bringing on freelance clients.
Freelancing services can be offered to clients online on various platforms. It is important to look for a niche specific website which meets the standards of your skills. For instance a mentor or business coach can offer their services on Lisnic on a freelance basis. Freelancing is important in creating a network of clients while at the same time having enough time to work on your regular job.
This is a rather fun way of starting a side business, with my very own here. Albeit a very long term investment, starting a blog and building up a loyal audience of regular readers can take a while. If you’re comfortable with the potential that it may very well take you years to start earning a decent income.
3. Online Teaching or Online Courses
If you have a particular skill that others want to possess or improve in, then there’s a market for being paid to coach people, one-on-one, into an accelerated learning experience. To make it easier to find an audience, there are various online coaching websites like Savvy and Clarity.fm which come with a built-in community of people looking to work on various different types of skills.
If you’d like to take it a step further and start your own online course, it may take more investment on your time, considering the content you need to provide on a relatively good platform. However, you may be able to monetize it further. Websites such as Teachable are also helpful at launching an online course business.