6 Side Hustles For 2020 (COVID-19)

“I got 6 jobs, I don’t get tired” – Kevin Gates

Building multiple income streams is one way to achieve financial freedom, and you’ve probably been saying that or kept that as a goal this 2020, so lets see how we can make it happen.

Below are a lost of side hustles that you can do from your home in your free time after or before you go to your job.

As Gary Vernerchuk puts it! 7Pm to 2Am Overtime 😉

Lets dive into it.

1. Transcribe and Caption Videos

If you are good with typing on a keyboard and are fast enough, Transcribing and captioning videos on YouTube and other streaming platforms would be a great option.

Many people want to create online videos, not everyone wants to or takes the time to create captions for their videos, That’s where you jump in.

How to get started?
You usually do not need any experience other than keyboard skills.

Some of the companies that offer transcribing services are

  • TranscribeMe
  • Rev
  • 3 Play Media

They just require you to have access to a computer and WiFi.

2. Give Walking Tours of Your City

If you’ve spent a lot of time exploring the city you live in, You probably know the city better than most people. and if you are good with talking to random people and get along easily. giving tours of your city as a side hustle would be a great idea,

Plus walking around can also prove to be healthy for your body 😉 Jus Sayin

Companies like

  • Urban Oyster
  • Wanderlust

Will train you to be a great tour guide, You get to show off everything your town has to offer and get paid to do it.

This gig will allow you to meet new people, get fresh air and exercise and shamelessly brag about the best city in the world

3. Deliver for UrbanEats, Postmates, Doordash, etc.

How much does it pay? Get paid up to 5 times per day. Earn between $10-$15 per hour.

If you have a drivers license and a means of transportation, you are good to go, you can be making money the second you register,

What do you need to do?
You just have to drive around your town dropping off food to the people who order it.

Companies like

  1. Grubhub
  2. UberEats
  3. Postmates
  4. Doordash
  5. and many more

Let you offer your services to them

4. Answer a Question

How much does it pay? 20 cents to $20 for a single reply

Humans are curious creatures and will never run out of questions, plus, you get to make money by answering some of those questions.

Weather you are an expert in the field, or you just know a lot of random information, you can earn anywhere from 20 cents to $20 for a single reply

Companies like

  1. JustAnswer (Questions related to your profession)
  2. FixYa (For electronics related queries)
  3. StudyPool and Chegg Study (for academics)
  4. Maven for random topics as a consultant

“Knowledge is Money”

5. Become a Virtual Assistant

If you are bored by doing the same tasks over and over again and are looking for challenges, becoming a virtual assistant might be a great option for you,

Depending on who you work for or with, you will be assigned with new responsibilities on an hourly basis or on contracts

You set your pay per hour rate, depending on your experience,.

Tasks include providing administrative support to creating websites for buying groceries to curating online meal plans.
Even maintaining eCommerce stores and becoming a full time staff member is one of the more popular tasks given to virtual assistants

How to get started

  • Belay looks for college-educated applicants for executive assistant positions
  • Time Etc seeks to hire full-time assistants and those who prefer to be task-based
  • VaVa Virtual Assistants wants people who have special skill sets like graphic design, social media, and digital marketing, and web design.
  • Or you can join fiverr and set your own prices and customer acquisition

6. Get Paid for Your Photography

How much does it pay? 100 or more per image.

Sites like

  • 500pxPrime
  • iStockphoto
  • Shutterstock 

and even Etsy will let you sell your photos. Do some recon first by looking to see what sells—some of these sites pay $100 or more per image.

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