Over the last few years, people have woken up to the importance of having a side hustle. So whether you want to start a sidekick as a passion project or to help you during rainy days, we’ve got you covered!
One of the trends that has widely picked up steam in the last few years is the need to have a side hustle. It doesn’t matter if you are an entrepreneur or working in a full-time job or not working at all!
Moreover, having a side hustle could mean a lot of things to a lot of people. For some, it is about monetizing your hobby; for others, it could quench their thirst for creative avenues that may or may not be possible in your full-time work.
However, we all agree that an undeniable advantage of a side hustle is that it can help you during the rainy days. That’s why we are taking a deep dive into some of the options you can explore to kickstart your side hustle today!
Start teaching coaching
Online teaching was not a serious concept until the COVID-19 pandemic gave it a proof of concept. Today, the demand for online coaching is enormous. Huge.
You can teach English and multiple other subjects like history, physics, etc. You can also teach a foreign language if you know any. There is an immense demand for people who know Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and more.
The story doesn’t end here…
If you are not a fan of traditional teaching, you can create your own online YouTube channel and upload courses and curriculums that you have created. While you may not be able to make money instantly, as and when you garner more followers, you will be able to translate that into a solid return on investment.
Yoga and fitness instructor
In today’s time, no individual on this planet is not endeavoring to improve their health and overall well-being. Whatever part of the world you live in, the health and fitness industry has a wide range of opportunities. According to ResearchandMarkets, the global fitness industry is expected to reach $4.277 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 4.2 percent between 2022 and 2027.
Teaching different forms of exercise like Zumba, aerobics, or yoga from home is highly rewarding. As a beginner, you can start by charging $36–$40 per hour and raise the bar if your client requests private classes.
One of the reasons why being a dog walker or dog sitter is a fantastic side gig is because no professional certification or course is required. Isn’t that super convenient? Anybody and everybody can do this. Just like a parent doesn’t think too much before spending money on their kids, the same is said to be true for pet owners as well. According to the American Pet Products Association, pet owners spend more than $72 billion per year on pet-related goods and services annually.
Airbnb your space
You can never go wrong when it comes to real estate. Isn’t it? So, if you have some extra space, go list the property on Airbnb! While the pandemic has impacted the real estate sector a little bit, experts argue that the rates and rentals are going up again and the sector can see the light at the end of the tunnel.
Become a content creator
Tik Tok, YouTube and Instagram are considered the 21st century’s greatest disruptions. It doesn’t matter who you are. If you have a talent for writing, singing, making videos, podcasts or dancing, you can get noticed in no time, thanks to the power of social media!
Criya’s Founder & CEO, Deboshree Dutta started her Instagram page, @deesignplay, as a side hustle. Today, her page has grown to 168K followers. Moreover, she is using her experience as a catalyst to inspire many other women to start their own businesses or side hustles with Criya.