Have you ever thought about picking up a side hustle? Honestly, who isn’t? With remote work becoming more readily available, the world is at your fingertips many people are turning to side hustles to make a little extra cash these days. With what feels like a million options to choose from, everyone from college students to retirees can see the appeal of a side hustle, but how do you decide which side hustle is right for them? Below you’ll find our thoughts on how to decide on and get started with the best side-hustle option for you!
What Makes a Good Side Hustle: Though Tik Tok stars and Instagram influencers alike will convince you that just about anything could make you a millionaire, in reality, most side hustles will remain a way to make small amounts of extra money to either subsidize your income or have a little bit of extra savings and that’s perfectly okay! That being said, a good side hustle should be something that you enjoy doing. The side hustle you choose should challenge you, and it likely will, but it’s not your job and it doesn’t have to feel like work.
How to Figure Out the Right Side Hustle for You:
Before getting started, consider checking out a few resources to get a well-rounded sense of all of the side hustles out there. Try this easy e-book that goes into details on the top 30 side hustles for beginners. Once you’ve narrowed down your areas of interest, here are the top things you should keep in mind:
Now that you know what to think about when choosing a side-hustle, all there is left to do is choose! Pick something, do some research, and jump in. If the first option doesn’t work out, then I encourage you to think about trying again. Side hustles are meant to be fun, so don’t worry so much about failing and think more about how excited you are to get started! Interested in picking up virtual assistant work as a side hustle? check out our blog post “Five Thing I Wish I’d Known Before Getting Started”.
Author: Camryn Pickworth
As the head VA and owner of The First Pick VA Group I have found such great joy in sharing my experiences and top tips with other freelancers and aspiring VA's. I hope that our blog can service as a great reference for VA's and Clients alike!