Why you should start a side hustle

  • Do make use of all the platforms available to you. This includes various freelance platforms where you can advertise your gig and social media platforms where you can advertise for free or cheaply.
  • Do invest, save or spend the money from your side hustle well. The second income stream can only help you grow if you use the money wisely.
  • Don’t neglect your primary job. A side hustle should be just that — something on the side. Performing at your primary job is still key to ensure you secure your main income. Your employer has the right to object to your side hustle if it interferes with your ability to do your primary job well.
  • Don’t do something you are not qualified for or not good at — not only will this turn your side hustle into a side hassle, but it may have some negative consequences. Do something you know you’re good at.
  • Freelance Writing
  • Affiliate Marketing
  • Virtual Assisting
  • Photography
  • Graphic design
  • Clean or organise houses
  • Create YouTube tutorials
  • Woodwork on the weekends
  • Become a personal shopper
  • Sell digital products online



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