Side Hustling is a way of making extra money. The extra money could be used to help cover the bills, enable you to go on holiday or renovate that bathroom or kitchen you always wanted. Over the past year, I have undertaken lots of different side hustles. Some of them work really quickly, some of them are slow burners and others simply just bring in hardly any money but still takes a lot of your time. Therefore I thought I would go through the side hustles that actually made me money.
Sell all that clutter
One of my absolute favourite side hustles – sell your items! I do admit I have sold a lot of my stuff and I am obsessed with it. I find it one of the easiest ways to make some money.
You can use sites such as eBay and Depop, these do incur fees. Also be aware that there will be PayPal charges as well. As well as this, you can use sites such as FB which I have used (no fees too sell on there) but I find that it can be unreliable with whether the buyer actually turns up. I found eBay works best for me and I always wait for the £1 selling fees offer to list. If they don’t sell on eBay I will then list it on Depop. However, I do find that you often get less for selling on Depop than you do on eBay. I have probably made over £2,000 selling my items after fees and postage. It can honestly really help!
Please be aware though that when you are new to eBay then your money will be held for 30 days or until a good review has been received for that item before your money will be released. The more you sell though and the more reviews you achieve, the money will be instantly in PayPal when they pay. I wouldn’t do anything with this money though until you know the customer is happy with the product. Plus with eBay you could possibly go into re-selling but that is a different side hustle all together.
Cash back apps
This is definitely one of my second favourites! I love these sites/apps. You can literally earn money on what you buy. This can be on pretty much anything, from hotels to your daily shopping. I use it for a lot of purchases. some of them take longer then offers for the cash back to come through but I feel like its worth it in the end. A couple of months ago, I switched energy suppliers and ended up getting £30 cash back as well. My recent trip to Bristol, I booked a hotel through Top CashBack and got £11 waiting to come through. I use a selection of Quidco and Top CashBack for these, they often have welcome offers too. A great post about this is – Thrifty Chaps Make Money by using Cashback sites.
To be honest this isn’t one of my favourites. They can be time consuming and you can end up not being selected for them or just no surveys being available. There is money to be made in surveys and I use on YouGov (I just cashed out £50 the other day) or an app called VYPR. However, I haven’t really earn’t a lot from these, probably about £80 in the last 6 months but sometimes every little helps!
If you want more information on survey sites, Jennifer has a great post here called – Survey’s that Pay Through Paypal: My 4 Favourites.
Now I have tried this once but I did get confused with it at points. It is something that you need to really concentrate on due to the amount of steps. It is something that gets easier the more you do it and it can definitely make you money. I have seen people that do it as their main job and can make £1,000s on free bets and reload offers. I recommend you sign up to a site that walks you through the steps. The site I used is profit accumulator. It talks you through step by step of how to make the bet, what are the best odds and how to utilise the free bet, it is honestly the most useful tool I have found for it. It is around £17 a month but if you do an a couple of hours a week you should be well on your way to making £300-£500 a month. They have a free trial to help you earn £45! If you want to sign up using my #Aff Link click here – Profit Accumulator Affiliate Link. They have a joining offer of £1 for 14 days!
Please let me know what side hustles have actually made you money!