There has been a 49 percent increase in Britons taking on side hustles in the past two years, according to data from insurer Royal London. For those who are considering doing the same, NetVoucherCodes.co.uk has researched some of the easiest ways to make extra cash this October.
The best 12 side hustle ideas according to NetVoucherCodes.co.uk are:
This won’t produce income immediately, but it can lucrative long-term.
If you can program or make videos you should be able to make money by freelancing online.
Thousands of people take to car boots and the like to buy cheap items and then resell on sites like eBay. Or declutter and sell on Depop (link to other exclusive).
From stationery and unique gifts, to household items and printables or downloads, the potential for selling creations is limitless.
- Babysitting or dog sitting
If you love kids and/or dogs then use your spare time to earn cash babysitting or dogsitting.
This is a fairly low-paying opportunity, but the pennies quickly add up.
A fun side hustle that doesn’t have a huge amount of earnings potential, but could mean big savings.
Depending on where people live in the UK there could be a host of opportunities which can be found via a quick Google search.
Marketing companies are always holding focus groups to study the consumer’s response to products, services and advertisements across a variety of mediums.
Scour the web and other online resources to find people looking for personal shoppers.
Hand out fliers on and around your street or post on social media offering your services.
People can list their services on sites like Airtasker and TaskRabbit.
Express.co.uk recently researched 10 ways to earn up to £2,000 a month:
1 Airbnb – earn up to £2,000 a month
2 Karshare – make around £600 a month
3 JustPark – renting out the driveway could earn people over £100
4 Stashbee – let someone store their stuff in the loft and earn up to £300
5 TaskRabbit – limitless earnings depending on free time
6 TV and film extra – up to £200 a day
7 Tour Guide – up to £300 a day in London
8 Homesitting – around £20 a day but it’s an easier way of life
9 Market Research – up to £50 an hour but the work is few and far between
10 Skillshare – limitless earnings depending on free time and skills.