7 Fun Side Hustles To Do At Home To Earn Extra Income


Working from home sounds like the ultimate dream. Waking up and knowing that you are your own boss and you control your own work hours. Can you do it? The answer is YES you can!

If you’re still stuck at your 9-5 and you’re looking to earn additional income, check out these fun side hustles.

1. Start A Blog

Do you have something you could write about all day long? Something that could benefit other readers on the Internet? Starting your own blog is super easy and very rewarding. Blogging has become a huge passion of mine and I couldn’t imagine going a day without thinking or working on my blog.  

My blog is self-hosted using Siteground. Siteground’s hosting packages start as low as $3.95 each month and their customer service is phenomenal and their uptime is 99.99% – meaning your blog will barely have any downtime.

If you use my link you will receive 60% off the regular price. Click here to read more about Siteground and their amazing features. 

Once you’ve got your blog off the ground you can monetize it and start earning extra income. I recommend checking out Abby Lawson’s eBook and eCourse Building a Framework: The Ultimate Blogging Handbook to help you get started. It is JAM PACKED with super useful information to help you kick-start an awesome blog and biz.

2. Sell Digital Products

Do you have an awesome digital product that you could sell to potential customers? Here’s a list of digital products you can sell:

  • eBooks
  • eCourses
  • Stock images
  • Apps
  • Photographs

3. Become a Virtual Assistant

A great way to earn extra income in the comfort of your own home is becoming a VA. Do you have a knack for social media or can provide administration tasks? Entrepreneurs are always looking for VA’s to help them out. Virtual Assistant tasks may include:

  • Scheduling social media posts
  • Setting up social media accounts
  • Booking appointments
  • Sending emails on behalf of your client
  • Planning blog content on behalf of your client

Gina Horkey from the Horkey HandBook shows you how you can become a VA. She even has an eBook called Jumpstart Your Virtual Assitant Career which is a 21-page workbook that will guide you to becoming a VA.

4. Providing Your Services On Fiverr

Thousands of people are looking for a specific service and that’s where you can help them. Do you have fantastic editing skills or design a beautiful logo for a potential client?

Providing your services on Fiverr is super easy and can help bring in new clients or customers who are willing to use your services.

Your services could include:

  • Graphic design
  • Web design
  • Proofreading
  • Editing documents
  • Business tips

Click here to join Fiverr and start providing your services today.

5. Participate In Online Surveys

Participating in online surveys can bring you a few extra hundred dollars each month. I’ve created a blog post, 5 Survey Sites to Join For Extra Income. I’ve listed 5 of the most popular survey sites where you can start earning income right away.

My favorite survey site is Swagbucks. You can earn gift cards to your favourite stores by playing games, participating in surveys, watching videos and more. Sign up through my link and score a $5 bonus. Click here to join Swagbucks for free.

6. Sell Your Beloved Items on eBay

A great way to declutter your home and earn additional income is to sell your beloved items on eBay. Items that you could sell are:

  • Books
  • Clothes
  • Shoes
  • Notes/Coins
  • Stamps
  • DVD’s

7. UserTesting

Do you a have PC or MAC, a good Internet connection and a microphone? UserTesting allows you to visit websites for approximately 20 minutes, while testing them. UserTesting will give you a set of specific tasks that you will need to complete and speak about how and why you may or may like the particular website given. They will pay you $10 straight to your Paypal account for each website tested.

UserTesting also allows app testing, so if you’ve got an iPhone, iPad, Android or Android tablet  you can participate in these tests. Click here to join UserTesting for free.

Are you interested in earning extra income? What would you use your extra income for?