When it comes to trying to decide on a side hustle, there are a couple of questions that come to mind immediately for many aspiring side hustlers:
1. How much time will this side hustle take to launch?
2. How much money could I make with this side hustle?
Depending on how quickly you need or want to get started, there are side hustles you can start today and there are also side hustles that will take a couple of months to ramp up.
If you want to get started quickly making extra money, selling physical products is often the fastest way to get started.
If you want to offer a service to others, it could take a couple of months to find clients to get started, but not always if you have some experience with the service you’re looking to provide.
Either way, it’s important to know what kinds of side hustles are out there so that you can identify the few side hustle ideas that work well for the goal you have and the focused block of time you have to dedicate to it.
Side Hustle Ideas to Explore
Robert Farrington says, “If you have the drive and the passion to earn money, you CAN do it.” I agree with him 100%. There are tons of ways to earn money and his list will help get you started
Lauren Greutman emphasizes starting with something you’re good at or that you might have experience in, which I agree with. You can always change side hustles later.
Chris Peach used a side hustle to crush his debt in record time. His awesome list is for anyone looking to start a side hustle quickly.
Nick Loper says that a common question he encounters is how to start a side hustle when you don’t have any ideas. Well, this list of 99 is sure to spark some interest.
Side Hustle Next Steps
Once you’ve looked at the hundreds of side hustle ideas in these lists, it’s time to decide which two or three you want to take a deeper dive. Highlight a few ideas that sound interesting and feasible.
Which of these side hustles that you’re considering help you achieve the financial goal you have for yourself? Consider my side hustle comparison chart; this spreadsheet compares various side hustles. (Feel free to copy it!)
Whichever side hustle you ultimately choose, make sure that it aligns with your financial goal and the time you have available. If you want to crush debt, find a side hustle that will help you achieve that goal!
Lastly, watch this TEDxLivermore talk from Nick Loper about millennials and entrepreneurship. You might see a side hustle as a bigger oppportunity, perhaps it turns into an opportunity to pursue entrepreneurship.