30 Side Hustles That You Can Start Today by Fred Carr is a book that promises to give you tools and ideas to start your own side hustle. Fred Carr, the owner of sidegigjunction.com which he describes as the UK’s most trusted side hustle website has compiled 30 side hustles he believes we can all start provided we have the right information and he has provided some of that information here.
The book has 33 chapters of which the first two set the scene for the book, the next 30 describe the side hustles and there is a concluding chapter. Chapter 1 which is the introduction to the book explains what you can expect to read about each side hustle. For each side hustle in the 30 chapters, Fred explains:
- explanation of how each side hustle works
- its earning potential
- steps to get the idea started
- ratings on various aspects of each side hustle to help us see how effective the side hustle is
The second chapter has some interesting information on the difference between active and passive side hustles.
An active side hustle is described as follows:
Active side hustles tend to be side hustles that require you to actively carry out a task in return for some form of remuneration.
Examples of active side hustles include dog walking and online tutoring.
While a passive side hustle is described as:
a side hustle whereby you create a product or service and then make an income from it over and over again.
Following is a list of the 30 side hustles discussed:
- Sell products on Amazon through fulfilled by Amazon
- Teach English online
- Become a tasker with task rabbit
- Rent out your car
- Publish an online course
- Start a metal detecting service
- Become a self employed courier
- Matched betting
- Online user testing
- Become a delivery rider
- Fix mobile phones
- Affiliate marketing
- Sell on Ebay
- Write and publish an ebook
- Window cleaning
- Become an online trader
- Set up a lawn mowing service
- Run an AirBnB experience
- Rent out your driveway or parking space
- Dog walking
- Sports trading
- Online tutoring
- Sell on Etsy
- Sell your photos and videos online
- Drive with Uber
- Sell gigs on Fiverr
- Sports Arbitrage trading
- Website design
- House sitting
- Social media marketing
These are a lot of side hustles but fear not, the content on them is not that much. It will take you a couple of minutes to read. So if you are interested in reading about any of the side hustles, you can highlight the ones that interest you and read about them in one seating. Fred does make it clear that the book does not cover everything you need to know about the side hustles but it is definitely a good start.
Therefore if you are still trying to find a side hustle idea, this book is a good place to start.