Who says that you can’t make money from your own passion?
Everyone has something that they’re passionate about — from cooking, painting, writing, to singing, and these days it doesn’t hurt to earn extra income out of it. Here are ten hobbies that you can turn into a profitable business.
Anyone can start their own blog these days. Blogs are a popular way of earning income on the side, especially if your blog becomes popular enough. Your blog can be about anything that you want, but be sure to pick a niche. The three most popular topics are food, family, and technology.
2. Video Editing
Plenty of companies these days are looking for video editors. It is one of the most in-demand skills as digital marketing became highly essential during the pandemic. If your editing skills are not yet advanced, there are plenty of resources online available so that you can check out to upgrade your skills.
While face-to-face gatherings have been minimized, there are still companies looking for photographers. All you have to do is to provide a portfolio and start looking for clients. If you’re a freelancer, you can join several groups online such as the Independent Creative & Advertising Professional (ICAP) group on Facebook to look for job opportunities or gigs related to photography.
4. Web design
This is another popular skill these days. Since everything is embracing digital transformation shifting to digital, creating websites has also been increasingly popular for businesses. Watch out for business owners who are seeking help to build their own websites. You can try
to visit popular freelancing sites such as onlinejobs.ph or upwork.com where you can find job postings for web design or web development.
If you don’t want to create your own blog, you can start as a freelance writer. This can range from articles, to blog posts, to scripts. This doesn’t pay as much as the other skills, but you can ask for higher rates if your skills are advanced and if you’re an expert on a certain topic.
More and more traditional and digital artists have utilized social media to promote their works and get their clients. There are art communities that you can join to get started, and it can start by setting up an art account on any social media platform that you prefer.
Food will always be essential. Since everyone’s been stuck indoors, food delivery services have been increasingly popular. Whip out your special recipes and post them online!
Crochet and knitted items are also a popular item along with handmade accessories. If you have a knack for handicrafts, now is the perfect time to try making money on it.
Baked goods are another item that has been trending. For those who want freshly baked goods but don’t have the means of making them, they would opt to order from local businesses instead. If you have the means and the passion for it, why not try it?
10. Tarot Reading
This is more unconventional than the others, but astrology is becoming more and more popular. And if you know a thing or two about reading tarot cards, it may be good to try and profit off of it. Tarot readers offer readings on their social media accounts, with an array of different reading services.
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