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Jen “Odd” Glantz here!
If you’re super busy with not a lot of time to spare, I have some ideas for you for odd side hustles.
I’ll be honest - each of these will take time, especially at the start. So expect to invest at least 5+ hours a week into building the ideas below but once you get going, you might be able to reduce the time commitment by 50%, or more.
Ps. if you ever need help starting your own side hustle, I’ve got your back with this.
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Side Hustle Ideas for Busy People
Utilize your organizational and administrative skills to offer virtual assistance services.
Determine the tasks you can handle, such as email management, scheduling, or data entry.
Create a website or social media profiles to promote your services.
Join freelancing platforms like Upwork or Fiverr to find virtual assistant gigs.
Set clear boundaries and establish realistic working hours to balance your main job and side hustle.
Leverage your expertise in a particular subject and offer online tutoring services.
Determine your target audience and create a lesson plan or curriculum.
Advertise your tutoring services on social media platforms or local community boards.
Utilize video conferencing tools like Zoom or Skype for virtual tutoring sessions.
Set flexible scheduling options to accommodate your availability.
Utilize your writing skills to offer freelance content writing services.
Determine your writing niche, such as blog posts, copywriting, or social media content.
Create a portfolio of writing samples and a professional website to showcase your work.
Join freelancing platforms like Upwork or Fiverr to find writing opportunities.
Set realistic deadlines and manage your time effectively to balance your full-time job and writing projects.
Start an online store without the need for inventory by utilizing dropshipping.
Choose a niche or product category and research reliable suppliers.
Set up an online store using platforms like Shopify or WooCommerce.
Market your products through social media, paid advertising, or influencer collaborations.
Automate order fulfillment by connecting your store to the dropshipping supplier.
Digital Product Creation:
Leverage your expertise and create digital products such as e-books, online courses, or templates.
Identify a topic or skill you excel in and that has market demand.
Create high-quality content and package it into a digital format.
Set up an online platform to sell your digital products, such as your own website or platforms like Gumroad or Teachable.
Market your products through social media, email marketing, or collaborations with influencers.
Social Media Management:
Capitalize on your knowledge and experience in social media platforms.
Offer social media management services to businesses or individuals.
Create a website or portfolio showcasing your skills and successful social media campaigns.
Utilize scheduling tools like Hootsuite or Buffer to streamline content posting.
Set clear expectations and communicate your availability to manage client relationships effectively.
Random Odd Stuff
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🙂 Work With Jen Glantz:
👏1:1 coaching: I specialize in working with people who want to switch careers, start their own business, improve their personal brand, or are feeling lost in life. Book a session and let’s work together this month.
👏Courses: Want a quick pick-me-up? I offer a handful of digital courses that include videos, assignments, and real-time personalized feedback from me along the way. Check them out here - the most popular one is the personal branding course.
👏Company workshops & speaking: I offer company workshops and conference keynotes on topics that include personal branding, social media trends, storytelling, and more. I’ve worked with Google, Apple, HBO, ESPN, and more. Learn more here.