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7 Side Hustle Ideas for Students

7 Side Hustle Ideas for Students

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The Philosophy Of Side Hustles

The Philosophy Of Side Hustles

Having a supplement of money that is in addition to your primary source of income can be very beneficial.

Side hustles are not a traditional second job because There’s a pay cap. The work isn’t very fun and it would tie you to shift work

3 Things your side hustle should do

  1. Makes more money
  2. Fulfils you creatively
  3. Autonomy over your time


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The Law Of Making Money

The Law Of Making Money

Money is just an exchange of value, if you want to make money you need to provide value that someone will be need to be willingly to pay for that money.

The Formula for making money: Learn a high value skill + Find paying clients


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1: Be A Content Writer For Business

This one might be a struggle at the beginning because of the emergence of AI technology but being a content writer is still a valued skill

You want to start thinking, what value can I add to local businesses

One example of content writing is a blog for a business


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2: Freelance Design

If you're creative and have skills in graphic design, web design, or other design fields, you can offer your services on freelance platforms to earn money.

You don’t have to be an expert at the beginning but having good communication and being willingly to learn will be critical


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3. Social media management

If you have a knack for social media, you can offer your services as a social media manager for businesses or individuals who need help managing their online presence

You’d be surprised with how much people are willingly to pay because they know it will increase their business


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4. Tutoring

If you're good at a particular subject, consider offering tutoring services to other students who may need help. You can offer your services online or in-person, and set your own prices.

This is a valuable skill because you learn many life skills as you are tutoring


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5. Online store:

You can set up an online store and sell products you create or source from suppliers.

Some online stores include Shopify, Etsy or EBay.

Do you know someone makes wonderful arts and crafts or do you know someone who makes delicious cookies. You can help set up an online store for them


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6. Virtual assistant:

You can offer administrative support to busy entrepreneurs or business owners by handling their emails, scheduling appointments, and managing their social media accounts.

This is a good way to get started with gaining a side hustle


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7. Be A Content Creator

Overall, becoming a content creator can be a very rewarding experience, both creatively and financially. However, it does require a lot of hard work and dedication, and it may take time to build a following and find success.

While not all content creators make a lot of money, there are many who are able to earn a significant income through their work. This can be especially true if you are able to build a large following or work with brands and advertisers.


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