10 Businesses You Can Run Part-Time

1. Amazon reselling

Garage sales, thrift stores, and your attic are all places where you can find merchandise to resell on Amazon. Anyone in the world can sell goods as part-time businesses. Amazon has all sorts of valuables, all trendy! All you need to do is sign up for a seller account with them, and you are set to enjoy the returns.

More info: A Beginners Guide To Selling On Amazon, Making Money And Finding Products That Turns Into Cash


2. Fiverr Gigs

Here is a question for you:  what will people pay for?  Answer: anything.  That’s right, Fiverr allows those with any type of skill to hire themselves out starting at $5 per gig.  This is a popular place or freelancers, graphic designers, marketers and other people who can work remotely.   But don’t limit yourself, we have seen some pretty weird gigs offered.  One of my favorites is “I will stalk you online for $5“.  I know what you’re wondering, and the answer is yes, people actually purchased a few of those gigs.

More info: 101 Ways You Can Make Money Online With Fiverr: How to Make Money with Fiverr


3. Web Design

10 Businesses You Can Run Part-Time

There are many small businesses that need a web presence but do not have a large budget for online development. That’s where you come in.  You can create site professionally for them and maintain the site for a small fee.  Mastering the art of creating service-oriented and value-driven web designs will earn you some good part-time income.  Finding customers isn’t hard either.  Use a service like 99designs.com to bid on projects for possible customers.


4. Freelancing Writing

If you are a diverse writer with the ability to write various publications within a set time, you can get extra income writing for freelance companies. For you to get 100% customer turn around, you should be able to provide quality within set time limits. It is exclusive as it gives you the opportunity to work from home with the availability of the internet. It offers good pay as a part-time business.

More info: Freelance Writing On The Side

5. Weekend/Evening Landscaper

Man cutting the grass Guy pushing lawn mower

This is as easy as driving around a few neighborhoods and knocking on the doors of the homes that need their lawn mowed.  If you have nights and weekends available, you can cut grass for a few hours and make a decent profit.  All you need is a lawnmower, a weed wacker and business cards with you contact number and price.

6. eBooks

If you are the individual who likes sharing information all you need is to package your skills and knowledge into an eBook that is downloadable. Everyone has skills and knowledge acquired through education and professional practice that delivers value to those seeking to gain knowledge on various subjects. All you need to ensure is; enforcing a strategy that targets and capitalizes on the right audience.

7. Affiliates and Sales Marketing

You may have promoted a company’s product without knowing it. Affiliate marketing is basically promoting a product for a company and getting paid from the sale of one of that companies products. There are offline affiliate marketing programs but the quickest and most convenient way is to join an affiliate marketing program. You can sign up for an affiliate marketing program of your choice such as the Amazon Associates and ShareASale that give incredible offers.

8. Social Media Manager

10 Businesses You Can Run Part-Time

Having a large social media presence can be awesome.  Managing it can sometimes be difficult.  Answering questions, replying to mentions and posting new content can be time consuming.  StartUp Mindset’s Facebook page grew much quicker than we expected and the Twitter page was not far behind.  We are able to handle it now, but there may be a time when we will have to hire someone else to manage our accounts.

Almost every child and parent uses Facebook and Twitter in the current era. Many companies will pay you to manage their social accounts, to keep people informed about their enterprises. To start up, you need to contact businesses with social media presence and willingness to pay for the services.

More info: Smart Social Media: Your Guide To Becoming A Highly Paid Social Media Manager


9. Babysitting

You think babysitting is a nanny’s, teenagers, and college student activity who lack fixed daily schedules? Actually you can earn side money as part-time businesses irrespective of your gender working nights and weekends when parents have a date night. In fact, it offers you free lessons on parenting.

10. Cleaning Services for Businesses

Many institutions and organizations need individuals who can provide exclusive cleaning services outside operational hours. If you are willing to spend a few more hours into night and sometime on the weekend, you can make a successful business niche that pays well. You can extend this service to cover homes to earn more income.

Now there is some serious money to be made in this industry.  There have be reports of office cleaners making over $50,000 part-time.

More info: Instant Office Cleaning Kit: How to start or expand your own cleaning service

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Ralph Paul
Ralph is the Managing Editor at StartUp Mindset. The StartUp Mindset team consists of dedicated individuals and is designed to help new, seasoned, and aspiring entrepreneurs succeed.

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