10 Side Hustle Ideas From Home To Make Money Online

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If you spend most of your time on the internet, then online Side Hustles are definitely for you.

I love doing Side Hustles because I can always make extra money every month that I use to pay my bills, buy food and sometimes I buy dresses as well.

And all this money I earned just by doing simple things using the internet. Free money, baby!

In this article, I will share 10 Side Hustle ideas you can do to make money in your spare time.

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10 SIDE HUSTLE IDEAS FOR PASSIVE MONEY

1. PERFORM TASK USING TASKRABBIT

TaskRabbit website

TaskRabbit connects you with people who need help in the following categories:

  • Handyman
  • Cleaning
  • Delivery
  • Moving
  • Furniture Assembly
  • Personal Assistant

This site acts as a middleman between clients and tasker.

To get started, you need to join TaskRabbit as a tasker to get notified regarding available jobs in your neighborhood.

You can then select any job you like by confirming the details with the client along with a schedule.

On the scheduled date and time, you must complete the work and submit the invoice.

TaskRabbit takes 20% as service fees from the total earned money and the rest is transferred to you.

Sometimes, you can also get tips from the clients as extra money.

 

2. GET PAID FOR BEING SOMEONE’S FRIEND

Rentafriend website

RentAFriend.com is a website that allows people to rent local Friends from all over the world.

They can rent a local Friend for 

  • Hang out
  • Watching movies
  • Go for dinner in a restaurant 
  • Attending a party or event
  • Teach you a new skill or hobby
  • Show you around an unfamiliar town

RentAFriend.com is strictly a platonic Friendship website. It is not a dating website and is strictly for friendship purposes only.

To make money from this site, you first need to create a profile where you need to mention your personal details, hobbies, profile picture, etc.

If someone is looking for a friend and they find your profile interesting, they will contact you via phone, text message or through their messaging system. (Your email addresses are safe as they do not share it with anyone.)

You can charge them at least $10 depending on the work and time. However, if they want to take you to an event or concert, you can even waive your fee.


3. TAKE SURVEY ONLINE

Online Survey

An increasingly popular way to make money is to fill out online surveys in your spare time. 

There are many companies who want to know their target customer so that they can deliver products & services which they are willing to buy.

To find out, they create online surveys having several questions.

For a few minutes of filling them, you can make a few bucks that are paid as cash or rewards. 

You can even make $5 for some surveys.

Here are some legit ones:

To know more in detail, check out this Survey sites guide.


4. START PROOFREADING

Proofreading

A Proofreader’s job is to find and fix grammatical errors, spelling mistakes, typos from a written document.
A written document can be anything like

  • Books
  • Novels
  • Newspaper
  • Articles & many more

For this job, you can make at least $10-$50 per hour or even more.

You can read this guide where I talk everything about Proofreading.

Also, here is a list of 15 companies that accept proofreaders.


5. MAKE MONEY FROM THRED UP

Thredup website

ThredUP is an online consignment store offering to buy your clothing and sell them online. 

They take women’s, children’s clothing (both boys and girls), handbags, shoes, and maternity. They don‘t take men’s clothing.

You can sell your old clothes here to make money online. 

Although, you should remember that it doesn’t pay much and you won‘t make a lot of money.

But still it is a good way to make some quick cash.

 

6. USE SWAGBUCKS

Swagbucks website

Swagbucks allows you to earn digital points called SB by doing various activities like:

  • Shopping
  • Searching online
  • Watching videos
  • Playing games
  • Taking surveys & much more

These points can be redeemed for merchandise, gift cards or PayPal money.

You can use my link to sign up for Swagbucks to get a $5 bonus instantly when you make 2600 SB.

 

7. FIND GIGS ON CRAIGLIST

Craiglist website

Craigslist is a classified American advertisement website with sections dedicated to jobs, housing, for sale, items wanted, services, community service, gigs, resumes, and discussion forums. 

In the gigs section, people are often looking for help in the following categories:

  • Computer
  • Creative
  • Crew
  • Domestic
  • Event
  • Labour
  • Talent Writing

You just need to visit Craigslist and then browse on to your city page to find gig section.

Here, you can find different jobs which pay from $50-$200 or even more depending on the gig.

As a caution, you may sometimes find weird gigs. So, search carefully.


8. WEBSITE TESTING JOBS

Website testing jobs

By the name, you should’ve guessed what is it about?

Website testing is a procedure where you need to test a website or web application in terms of functionality, usability, interface, compatibility, performance or security wise.

There are various companies who want to know about the user experience of their newly created website before launching them.

So, they approach website testing platforms to get a thorough review. They may also submit a few questions that they need an answer.

As a tester, you need to record your screen with a screen recorder while browsing their site explaining your experience. 

Once you’re done, your submitted review is checked by the website owner and if it satisfies their need, you get paid.

You can make at least $10 per test but the availability of the job is not frequent. 

So, to make the most out of it, it’s better to join multiple websites.

Here are 10 website testing platforms that you can join.

 

9. TRANSCRIBE AUDIO FILES

Transcription

Transcribing is a process where you type out what you hear in an audio file. Audio files can be interviews, discussions, meetings, etc.

If you have a nice listening skill and can understand different English accents, then you can definitely try Transcription jobs.

There are many people who are making more than $300 every month just by doing this. Some top Transcriptionist makes more than $1000 per month which is great.

To get started, you need to join Online Transcription companies by passing their English & assessment test.

If you can pass these test which includes transcribing an audio file, they will definitely hire you.

Here are 10 Transcription service sites that are currently hiring people.

 

10. SELL GIGS ON FIVERR

Fiverr website

Fiverr is a marketplace where freelancers sell their gigs (service) for at least $5. 

If you have any talent that can help people in any way, don‘t wait, just join Fiverr and start selling them.

Fiverr is a crazy place where you can find crazy and imaginative gigs that people are selling and still making money.

So, it’s not a surprise it has a wide variety of audience that can buy anything.

To get started, you need to create an engaging profile about your gig and how it can help them. 

You need to make sure your gig description is pretty awesome, so it connects well with the people. The base price for all the gigs start from $5 and can go up till $995.

You can also add extra gigs for additional work or quicker delivery which is a great way to make more money.

Here is an awesome article that talks briefly on how to make money on Fiverr.

 

OVER TO YOU – BEST SIDE HUSTLE IDEAS

So, these are some best Side hustle ideas from home that you can try.

Always remember that you can’t expect free money without doing any work. All the jobs I mentioned here need work and patience.

So, if you are willing to spend a few minutes every day for these side hustles, you are good to go.

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Cheers.

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7 Comments

  1. brandon hudson April 9, 2018 at 3:19 pm

    Wow the rentafriend site sounds interesting…have you offered services on there? If so, how was the experience?

    Reply
    1. Mahesh April 9, 2018 at 4:48 pm

      Yeah, before getting into blogging. I use to try it during weekends. Earned few bucks though.

      Reply
  2. chad April 9, 2018 at 5:40 pm

    Interesting ideas, I may have to try some of these out when I get time!

    Reply
  3. Sunaina April 10, 2018 at 11:56 am

    Good post.
    Keep writing.

    Reply
    1. Mahesh April 11, 2018 at 7:35 am

      Thanks Sunaina

      Reply
  4. David Storobin January 8, 2019 at 8:36 am

    Great share, Mahesh.

    These are some of the best ways one can make money online.

    Keep sharing more 🙂

    Reply
    1. Mahesh January 22, 2019 at 6:32 pm

      Thanks a lot David 🙂

      Reply

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