Technology has fundamentally changed the way we work and the opportunities for us to earn money.
Technology has opened up a entire sharing economy, as well as opening opportunities to sell our time and skills as freelancers.
Here are 8 of the best ways to make some extra money on the side.
1. Rent out Your Spare Storage Space
Have you got some spare space in your garage? Why not try renting it out on spacer.com.au:
Earnings potential $500 / month for prime locations.
2. Be a Delivery Driver
Have you got some spare time, and a car, scooter or push bike? Why not try delivering meals using deliveroo, foodora, or ubereats, or be a courier on sherpa?
Earnings potential $20+ / hour during peak times.
3. Sell Your Unwanted Stuff
Have you got some items of value that you no longer want or need? Why not try selling them on gumtree or ebay?
Earnings potential $1,000+ depending on how much stuff you have
4. Sell Your Arts & Crafts
Can produce a unique product that people would buy? Why not try selling some of your wares on etsy.com
Earnings potential $1,000+ / month depending on what you are selling.
5. Sell Your Skills Online
Have you got a skillset that you could sell online as a freelancer? Why not try selling your services on fiver.com, freelancer or upwork?
Earnings potential $20+ / hour depending on your skillset
6. Sell Your Skills in Real Life
Have you got some spare time and some useful skills? Why not try selling your time on airtasker.com.au
Earnings potential $20+ / hour depending on the service provided.
7. Rent Your Spare Room
Have you got a spare room in your house? Why not try renting it out on airbnb.com.au:
Earnings potential $1,000+ / month for prime locations.
8. Rent Your Idle Car
Is your car sitting idle for most of the week? Why not try renting it out on carnextdoor.com.au?
Earnings potential $2,000+ / year for prime locations.
- There are so many new ways to make some extra money on the side
- If you are lucky your job on the side could turn into a full time career
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The Wealth Guy