If you’re here you are probably looking to boost your income with side hustles. But you probably don’t know where to start. Don’t worry this list of OVER 60 ideas will have something for you.
Check out the list. While reading keep a mental note (or even a post it) of all the jobs that could work for you. All you have to do next is follow through and start that side hustle!
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60+ Side Hustle Ideas
01. Affiliate Marketing
Affiliate marketing is when you earn a commission by promoting products that other people are selling.
With affiliate marketing, you are usually given your own link to their product or website. When a person clicks on that link, purchases they make will be credited to you.
Different affiliate programs have different rules on where you can promote their products. Some places you might be able to promote them would be:
- A blog
- A YouTube Channel
- Facebook Group
*Not all programs will accept these places. Make sure to read the fine print to find out where you can promote their products.
Babysitting is a great way for pretty much anyone over 13 to start making an income.
The pay really varies on your age, the age of the children, your experience, and your location. Pay usually starts at $3 per hour.
Getting started is pretty easy. You can check listings on a local babysitting Facebook group, use word of mouth to spread the word, or you could place ads on mailboxes and other public bulletin boards.
Bloggers can create an entire business around their blogs. There are tons of ways that bloggers make money, here are a few:
- affiliate marketing
- sponsored posts
- selling your own products
If you’re looking to start blogging go read this post on How to Start a Profitable Blog to help you get started.
This one isn’t necessarily making you money, its more like saving you money on things that you are already purchasing.
Similar to Swagbucks, Rakuten will give you deals for shopping online, In-Store and travel & vacations. Sign up here and get a $10 bonus when you spend $25.
05. Cleaning Houses
On average, cleaning services cost $25+ per hour and it usually takes 2-3 hours for basic cleaning. Earning you $50+ per job.
Don’t know where to find work? You can advertise your services on Facebook, Task Rabbit, or a public bulletin board.
06. Content Writing For Blogs
Enjoy writing but not enough to take the leap into full-time blogging?
Start content writing for blogs. Write it and get paid right away.
07. Crafting & DIY
Are you crafty? Sell those crafts and start getting paid to do what you love.
Don’t know what to sell? Here’s a few Ideas:
The only thing you really need to pay attention to here is your time. If it is taking you hours to make one thing, and you are selling it for almost nothing – this is not the business for you. PAY YOURSELF FOR YOUR TIME!
Decorating for a big event can be a pain and sometimes you just don’t have enough hands to get the job done in time.
Depending on the event, you could make anywhere from $15 to $25 per hour.
09. Detailing Cars
Start your own drop-off or even mobile car detailing service company.
Detailing a small car could earn you upwards of $75. Earn even more detailing large trucks, vans, and SUVs.
Advertise your services on Facebook, Craigslist and other online bulletin boards.
10. Dog Walking
Get exercise and playtime with dogs! Start walking dogs to earn an income.
On average dog walkers earn $30-40 per hour.
Rover is an online pet services site where you can offer your Dog Walking services.
Another service to use to promote your dog walking side hustle is Wag.
Make money with your car and become a ridesharing driver.
There are two pretty big services that you can sign up to become a ridesharing driver.
- Uber. Uber is an app where a person can order a ride, similar to a taxi service.
- Lyft. Similar to Uber, Lyft is also a rideshare app. Lyft has a promotion right now, you’ll get a $250 bonus after your first 100 rides by signing up through this link.
Anyone can sell an eBook. Can’t write? Outsource it. You can hire someone from Fiverr to write an eBook for you. Pay them up front and you sell the book.
You can sell your eBook right on your website or sell it directly on Amazon.
13. Event Planning
Help people plan their events. Plan anything from a retirement party to a wedding.
If you want to become an Event Planner, start off by creating a Facebook page. Promote your services on places like buy & sell groups and Craigslist.
You can boost your service more by networking with florists, photographers, and caterers. You promote their services and in turn, they will promote yours.
14. Flip Cars
Flipping cars isn’t a zero investment side hustle but with a bit of skill, this could be very lucrative.
The basic idea you buy a car for dirt cheap – usually, there’s something wrong with it & that’s where the mechanic skills come in – you fix it and turn around and sell it. This could easily turn into a full-time income. I know that some garages on TV do this too – but you don’t need to go this high end to profit from it.
Note: Mechanical skills will come in handy for this.
15. Flip Houses
This one will either cost you a massive upfront investment to purchase the house (or at least a down payment) plus paying contractors to fix it up for you OR a large investment and do it yourself. If you have a pretty good understanding of the market prices this could come with a huge payout.
16. Food Delivery
Don’t like the idea of strangers in the back of your car? Ridesharing services like Uber & Lyft might now be for you. That’s ok! What about food delivery?
There are SOOOO many options for food delivery out there. You can try looking at local restaurants or you can sign up for a food delivery app like UberEats, Doordash, etc.
DoorDash is a food delivery service that lets you order food near you and have it delivered to your house.
UberEats is another one. Same idea. It’s Uber for food.
17. Freelance Writer
Become you own boss as a freelance writer.
Obviously, a freelance writer writes, but what do they write about? That really depends on what the client wants. You can write articles for magazines, blog content, and even book writing.
Upwork is a site that helps to connect freelancers to clients. Start your freelance writing on Upwork.
18. Furniture Assembly
Can you handle assembling furniture? What about IKEA furniture?
Yes, people hate assembling IKEA furniture so much that they will pay people to do it for them.
Become a tasker and start making $15-25 an hour putting together people’s furniture.
19. Gift Basket Maker
Gift baskets can be made for any holiday and even life events. These are really great for busy people.
Here’s just a few:
- Mother’s Day
- Father’s Day
- New Baby
- House Warming
The size & contents of the basket really determine the price. I’ve seen some that go as high as $150 each and as low as $20. I would make a couple at different price points and see which would be more popular. The more you do, the higher your profits usually are as you can start buying in bulk.
Also, buy nonperishable at the end of the season. If you check out more stores, they are selling off a ton of Easter stuff and some of it is 50% off or more. We do this with our kids but it would definitely increase your profits here too.
20. Graphic Design
Graphic designers create designs for clients. They can help businesses with their logos and branding such as package design, business cards and more.
Not a graphic designer? Fiverr has courses that you can teach you how.
21. Grocery Delivery
Instacart is a shopping service. They do the shopping for you and can even deliver. Sign up to become a shopper here.
They have 2 different types of shoppers; Full-Service Shoppers and In-Store Shoppers. Full-service shoppers will shop and deliver orders (you need to have access to a car). In-store shoppers don’t need to have a car and all they do is shop. Both shopper positions pay weekly.
22. House Sitting
Watch people’s houses while they are out of town.
Increase your earning by offering extra services. These extra services can include things like lawn maintenance and pet care.
Landscaping can be as simple as mowing lawns and weeding gardens. But it can include so much more:
- Planting trees and other plants
- Laying Sod
- Installing walkways
- Aerating Lawns
- Leaf clean up
- & more
The more services you offer the more money you can make in this side hustle.
24. Line Sitter
Did you know that you can be paid to wait in line? I wouldn’t recommend this as a full-time job as I don’t think that the market is that high for it. HOWEVER, it makes an excellent side hustle. On average, you can make $20 per hour. You can start line sitting with Task Rabbit.
25. Listening to Music
Love listening to music? Listen to music, give your opinion and get paid.
Musicxray is an online platform for music created to upload their music to and have other users listen and rate it. Fans get paid to listen and rate song writer’s music.
Slice the pie is another music review site. You can also review fashion, mobile, and random things.
26. Menu Design
A good menu can really help drive up sales for a restaurant. Create unique menu designs for restaurants may not be a full-time job but it can turn out to be a great side hustle.
27. Mounting & Installation
Have you ever mounted a TV? It isn’t the best job. I have a TV sitting the basement waiting to be mounted (I like to tell people that I haven’t figured out how I want it but that isn’t true.)
If you’re a handy person, these mounting tasks can be done fairly quickly.
Combining this side hustle with other jobs on Task Rabbit can turn into a very lucrative side hustle.
28. Moving & Packing
Movers can earn up to $60 per hour loading up people’s furniture and other possessions.
A mover can require a high level of physical strength and/or stamina. Packing may require less but that really depends on your client’s items.
For a side hustle, start your moving & packing business on Task Rabbit. Want to make this a full-time income? Start your own moving and packing business.
29. Mowing Lawn
This was somewhat talked about as a landscaping side hustle. But usually, landscaping calls for more than just mowing the lawn.
Mowing the lawn is an easy hustle that doesn’t require a green thumb.
Tip: You can charge more for owning your own equipment.
Start up your lawn mowing side hustle on Task Rabbit.
30. Notary Public
Notaries usually witness the signing of important documents. This is done to verify the identity of the person signing is who they claim to be.
Depending on your state’s laws and regulations, a notary can earn anywhere from $0.50 to $15 per signature.
31. Online Course
Are you an expert in a topic or do you think you know enough that you can really help people? Create an online course.
Teachable is an online course hosting site where you can create and sell your courses.
Paint walls to start supplementing your income.
The size of the job will really depend on how much you’ll make. With Task Rabbit you can make anywhere from $15 to $25 per hour
33. Pet Sitting
Depending on your availability, you can watch dogs as a doggy daycare where fur baby parents can come pick up their pups at the end of their work day. Or you can board those dogs. Boarding is where the dog will stay with you day and night for a certain amount of time.
On top of dog walking, you can also offer doggy daycare services on Rover. This can be for daytime or even overnight.
Photographers can make pretty good money and the times can easily work around your schedule. Even starting out you can make as much as $50 per session while building a portfolio for yourself.
Boost this side hustle by offering mini holiday session specials. Offer a discount and spend a few days doing as much as possible.
All you really need to get started is a camera and some basic photography and editing skills.
As a proofreader, you will read a clients final draft and check for grammar, spelling, punctuation and formatting.
Usually proofreading tasks are combined with editing, where you would fix any errors found.
On Fiverr, proofreaders start out making on average $1 per 100 words.
Do you have some great cooking & baking tips that you’d like to share for cash?
Cuisine At Home has a program where they will pay you $50 if they publish a tip or recipe that you submit.
37. Rent Rooms / Homes (Airbnb)
Have extra space in your house that isn’t being used or maybe your going on vacation? Rent out your space in your home or rent out the entire thing.
Depending on your houses location you can earn up to $1360 per month with Airbnb.
If your looking for a roommate or something a bit more long term just rent out a room. These can be advertised on places like Facebook or even Craigslist.
38. Rent your car
With Turo, you can earn up to $600 per month renting out your car.
This can be very profitable if you have a spare car that just isn’t being used or you just don’t drive that much.
39. Rental Property
This may take a large investment to get started.
There are a few ways of doing this. First, if you own your home, you may be able to convert the basement into a basement suite and rent it out.
Maybe you home really just can’t be converted. Note: this next one is a high investment idea. Secondly, you can purchase a new home. With rentals in mind, you may want the rental property to be able to be converted into 2 or more suites.
40. Research Studies
There are many different types of research studies being done at any given moment. And some pay!
This one is pretty simple – buy something for cheap and then sell it elsewhere. It could be things that you picked up from the thrift store for dirt cheap and turn around and sell it on Ebay.
The amount of money you can make varies between what you find and how much you are willing to buy & sell. Sometimes you could find a diamond in the rough and make a fortune. More likely -and more practical – you’ll find a bunch of things and make a smaller profit off of multiple items.
42. Review Books
The US Review of Books will pay freelance writers to review books.
Submit your sample work, references along with your resume to The US Review of Books to start writing with them.
43. Sell Designed Products
If you enjoy designing things this could be for you. And there are websites that take care of most of the work for you.
Threadless is one of those websites. You create a design and you can stick that design on anything from apparel to accessories to home decor. They let you create your own store, set your own prices and sell your products. They cover all the manufacturing costs so that all you have to do is market your items. If you sold 10 shirts ($25 each) per day you could make an easy $100 per day. Make an extra $36,500 per year!
Teespring is another print on demand site. And they cover EVERYTHING. All you’re doing is uploading your design and setting up your shop. I prefer Teespring because their base prices are smaller so you’ll take more profit for yourself. If you sold the same 10 shirts at $25 each per day – you’ll be making $150 per day. That’s an extra $54,750 per year. Their lower base price will make a huge difference in the long run.
44. Sell your old items
Do you have items that are cluttering up your life? Sell these items and give them new life.
This side hustle isn’t as profitable as a reseller might be (depending on how much old items you actually have to sell.) But you can definitely earn a bit of extra money getting rid of all those old items.
You can sell old textbooks, baby items, clothes, electronics, pretty much anything. These could be sold online on places like Ebay or even just by having a garage sale.
45. Snow Removal
Obviously, this hustle is seasonal and it depends on your location. Places like Texas, you might not have much work whereas Northern Canada could be lucrative up to 7 months a year.
If you live in a high snow fall area, you have two ways that you can go about this. You can offer monthly removal services meaning that no matter how much it snows you will clear sidewalks & driveways for a set monthly amount. These, typically, are contract based. Or you can work pay per job.
46. Social Media Influencer
Have a large social media following? Put that following to good use and start your side hustle.
Sites like Viral Nation help to connect influencers with brands. Influencers get paid and brands get advertising – it’s a win win.
47. Social Media Manager
Social Media Managers create and curate relevant content, interact with followers, plan content schedules, promote content, among other things.
Exactly what you’ll do as a social media manager depends on what skills you offer and what the client wants.
Social Media Managers can make around $200 per month per social media account. Start making money as a social media manager on Fiverr.
48. Stock Photos
Similar to the photographer, your taking pictures. The benefit with this side hustle is the same picture can be sold over and over again.
This is a great passive income – take the photo once and sell it over & over again.
Start selling your photos on Stock photo websites like Shutterstock.
Surveys are nice little way to easy a few bucks when you have a bit of time here and there.
50. Teach English Online
Each company has different requirements for their teachers. Some require a bachelor’s degree, some a teaching degree. Others the only requirement is to be a native English speaker.
VIPKID is a site that connects teachers to Chinese students. A teacher can earn up to $22 per hour. Chose when and how often you teach. Bonus: they develop the curriculum, you just teach it.
51. Test Websites (usertesting)
Testing websites can earn you up to $60 per test. Testing each website is different but generally you record yourself doing certain tasks on the websites while providing commentary.
With UserTesting, you get $10 for every 20 minute video.
Essentially, a transcriber will write what people are saying. You can transcribe basic audio, videos, interview, podcast, webinars and pretty much anything other spoken thing you can think of.
On Fiverr a typical transcriber will earn up to $55 per hour of audio.
53. Travel Guide
There’s no better travel guide than a local.
Airbnb has set up a program called Airbnb Experiences where they hire locals to led tours. It allows you to pick your schedule, pricing, and manage the details all on an app.
Start your side hustle as a tutor.
Tutor.com allows you to share your expertise and take home a nice little side income with it.
55. Video Editing
Do you have great video editing skills? Turn that hobby into an income.
Fiverr allows freelancer video editors to promote their services (services usually start at $5 hence the name.)
Maybe you need a little refresher? Check out Fiverr Learn and take a course to help you out on your journey.
56. Virtual Assistant
A virtual assistant is an assistant that works from home. They would take care of administrative work such as bookkeeping, research, managing emails, scheduling, creating reports, and lots more.
The tasks will depend on the type of business the assistant is working for.
57. Voice Over
A voice over artist will record a script provided by the client to go over a video.
Become a voice over artist on Fiverr
58. Watch Videos
Watching videos is something a lot of us do on the internet. Why not get paid watching them. With Swagbucks you can earn watching videos. You don’t even really have to watch them, have them playing while you do other things.
59. Web Design
Are you a pro at web designing? Designing a WordPress website isn’t hard at all. Sell your web designing services.
You can create your own web design business on Fiverr.
60. Write Resumes & Cover Letters
Help people get their dream job by writing amazing resumes and cover letters.
Resume writing services can earn you $10 per resume or more. Sell a combo package that includes a resume, cover letter and linkedin profile for as much as $395 on Fiverr.
I’m sure you’ve heard of YouTube before and I’m sure that you know that YouTubers make money. Did you know that anyone can become a YouTuber?
It does take a bit of money to start making money with ads on YouTube, but that’s ok because you actually can make money more ways than one. YouTubers can promote products on their channel and make money through affiliate maketing.
Start your YouTube Channel Today.
Which side hustle will you try first? Comment Below!
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