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Five side hustle ideas that you can start today

Summer is here, but everyone who’s been to university is well aware of how eager a young adult is to have some money on the side to keep them afloat. Side-hustling is a great way to earn extra cash while gaining transferable skills.

Here are five ideas for a side hustle that you could get involved in this summer.

Tutoring

It’s great to have the experience of being in a position to mentor. If you are enthusiastic about certain topics in education, or if you excel in a particular subject e.g mathematics, English language or science you’re in a great position to help those who are in need of guidance.

Write an eBook

TheWriteLife and Upwork are great apps that you can use to start writing novels/books. If you’re someone who has a passion for writing, these areĀ a great little side project you can embark on. eBook publishing is a great avenue for budding writers that have stories to tell and aspire to sell their written content.

Set up your very own Etsy shop

For those who have a knack for crafty activities, knitting, do-it-yourself projects, this is a great side hustle where you can gain entrepreneurial/business savvy skills. There is literally space for any and every craft idea.

Online coaching or consulting

If you’re someone who likes interactive means of getting your voice out there, why not host tutorials or lessons online. There are thousands of people online who are looking for tutors that are well read in certain specialised skills. Clarity.fm is a great platform where you are eligible to get paid by the minute if you provide consulting over the phone! Udemy is an easy tool you can use to actually create courses online and mimic an “e-classroom” vibe. Who knows, maybe you can be the very next Khanacademy.

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