Your attempt at controlling your profession is a joke. Just go be the best designer you know how to be and charge whatever you want. Just because I suggest it is a way to make extra money doesn’t mean you need to lower your standards.
Etsy – If you like to create arts and crafts, you can sell them on Etsy.It’s completely free to open an Etsy store. You simply sign up, post pictures of your creations and starting selling. You can choose your payment option, but PayPal is generally the easiest. Etsy makes it easy to sell and keep track of your inventory. There is a small listing fee and they take 3.5% of every sale you make.
Car flipping can be a fun way to turn your love for cars into a quick side business idea if you have the capital and a stomach for the inherent risk. Buying and selling cars is similar to other “buy low, sell high” business models, but the profit potential per hour invested can be very high. According to Jeremy Fisher at 3HourFlip.com, the trick is to learn how to make car deals come to you, so you can minimize your time invested and maximize your profit on each flip with this side business idea.
If you love designing or creating stuff consider posting your designs on Cafepress. You can create t-shirts, coffee mugs, shower curtains, blankets or any other number of products. You upload your designs to your Cafepress account and when people buy a product with one of your designs, you get paid a commission of 5% to 10% of the selling price.
I began working feverishly to put together a work from home data-entry outsourcing program, and it took very little time for me to realize that this industry had greater potential than I anticipated. The amount of work coming quickly outstripped initial expectations, and I teamed up with Steven Case a hardcore Internet data engineer caught in the same debacle and started hiring co-workers who had also been laid off to join this amazing work-at-home opportunity.
How? Start by giving yourself daily, weekly, or even hourly goals. Once you start accomplishing them, you’ll feel productive and happy in your career —and you’ll be one step closer to achieving your own work-life balance.
How can you make a living as a real social-media expert? Practice. Build an audience for yourself before offering your services to others. Determine your target sector, build your own online presence in that community and start making contact with the social-media elite. Twitter is a great place to start. Keep cranking out content and getting it to the right users, and you’ll find a way to get yourself hired even in an ever-expanding universe.
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But pet services are also in high demand. Travelers require pet/house sitting services. And people who enjoy owning dogs but don’t always have time to give them proper exercise need dog walking and even doggy day care services.
Everyone (even kids and retirees) need to have some level of technical know-how to stay competitive and appreciate the marvels of the digital age. Just observe how learning sites like Codecademy, Treehouse, and Udacity continue to grow and you’ll understand the urgency of getting computer training for our generation (thus making it a great business idea to train others if you already have the skills). If you’re a techie, you can cash in on this need by offering lessons and tutorials within your neighborhood or across cyberspace through portals like YouTube or Udemy as a side business idea. You can even set up your own tutorial site with an interface for online payments.
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My absolute favorite thing about Smart Panel is how my interests matter and contribute to digital products and services. If I were to recommend Smart Panel to my friends, I would simply say “Download this! You can thank me later!” My participation in Smart Panel is stress-free as it is easy to use. I simply followed the instructions to install the application on my mobile device.
LinkedIn is a social media site for professionals. This isn’t a direct way to make money, but it’s a great way to connect to your current and potential peers, customers, clients, vendors, and more here. You’ll build a reputation and get in the loop on important developments in your chosen career path and/or industry. One day an old college buddy may hit you up for a dream job you never considered at the exact moment you are looking for a new vocation. Whether you like it or not, keeping your LinkedIn profile current is a great way to get surprised with new work opportunities out the blue.
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Thanks to the thriving digital economy, you can work where you want and how you want. And don’t think for a second you have to trade bank for the luxury. I’m a true digital nomad, and I make a lot more money than most traditional office-goers.
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