I have found 6 crazy side hustles that will make you 1000 dollars or more per month!
An extra 1000 in a month could be life changing for you and your family. You could pay off debt faster, save money, pay for preschool, or anything else your family needs! What would you do with an extra $1000?
These side hustle ideas at home are legit jobs, and are REAL ways you can earn money online and work from anywhere.
~ This article may contain affiliate links. I only suggest product or services I believe will benefit my readers. All opinions are 100% mine! ~
#1 VIP Kid
VIP Kid is an online platform for teaching English to Chinese students ages 5 – 12. It’s a full English immersion class which means you don’t need to speak Chinese to teach! You can earn $2000 per month working with VIP Kid 3 – 5 hours per day.
I seriously love teaching with VIP Kid. The company is very professional and cares for their teachers by providing high quality resources, extra earning opportunities, and even special trip giveaways to go to Beijing.
The classroom is similar to Skype or Google Hangouts. You can see your students and they can see you. You both can see the lesson online and students can interact with the lesson by drawing or writing on the pages.
I usually work early morning hours from 5 am – 8 am EST which is 6 pm – 9 pm Beijing time. Classes run 25 minutes long and all materials are prepared for you. No time is spent developing a lesson…VIP Kid has every lesson planned for you. I usually spend 10 – 15 minutes looking over the lessons before teaching so that I have all the props ready to go for my lessons.
This is such a great side hustle opportunity for anyone who is looking to add flexible income. Another aspect that I love about VIP Kid is that I can choose when I teach my classes. I try to stick to a routine so that my students can choose to work with me regularly, but if my husband is traveling or working an early morning then I don’t schedule openings for those days.
Are you ready to get started as VIP Kid Teacher?! Sign up here to fill out the application and then check out this post where I share my experience going through the interview process with VIP Kid!
#2 Indeed Crowd Edited: Indeed Crowd has closed their beta testing.
Indeed Crowd is a crowd-sourced recruiting platform used to help employers fill urgent job openings or hard to fill jobs.
Here’s how it works:
You work as an independent recruiter to find qualified candidates to fill positions. Indeed Crowd will pay you a $10 gift card (to Amazon) if you find a Match for a position posted by Indeed Hire. If your recruit is hired for a job then you will be paid a monetary reward that is listed to the left of the job posting. These rewards can range from $250 up to $5000!
How do you find workers?
Indeed Crowd wants you to use your social media accounts, Linkedin, and in-person networking opportunities to help recruit for the job openings they have listed. They also provide resources for how to use these networks to find recruits. Along with tips for writing emails to candidates that you don’t know personally.
If you are able to fill a job for one position that offers $1000 reward, then you have made your $1000 in a month. You could also find 100 matches and earn $1000 in Amazon gift cards.
Russell Brunson is an online sales marketing guru. He (along with a team) has created Click Funnels which is a sales funnel marketing software designed so that anybody can create effective online marketing. The Click Funnels product includes everything needed to make a sales funnel from the landing pages, squeeze pages, special offers, and tons of training so anybody can create effective sales funnels.
You may be wondering how this can make you money???
Click Funnels will pay you an affiliate commission to share their product with business owners who need to do online advertising which is basically every company! The affiliate commission is at no additional charge to the customer, but you make money for basically introducing the business owners to the amazing products that Click Funnels has to offer.
If you are at all interested in online marketing, then I highly suggest you sign up for the training provided to Click Funnels affiliates called the Affiliate Bootcamp. The Affiliate Bootcamp training is completely FREE and it comes with a plan laid out for you to start making money as a Click Funnels affiliate. The value of the course is $997, but they give it away for FREE.
Once you learn about the Click Funnels product you can start targeting businesses in your local area that need to improve sells. You can send them an email or call their office. When you are targeting businesses you want to choose companies that sell products or services that are between $300+ per visit. Some ideas are dentists, dermatologists/skin care specialists, plastic surgeons, hotels, real estate companies, etc.
There are different tiers of commission for each product that is sold, but if you were to sell roughly 10 products you could earn $1000 per month as a part time Click Funnels affiliate.
If you want to take your commission to the next level then you can become a Click Funnels Certified Partner. As a Click Funnels Certified Partner you go through an extensive training program where you learn how to create sales funnels for multiple niches with different types of sales funnels. The process is rigorous, but the outcome is pretty amazing. You will be able to build sales funnels for businesses and charge anywhere from $3,000 to $10,000 per month to build and maintain sales funnels.
Click here to see the webinar for Click Funnels Certified Partner.
Merch by Amazon is a place where you have access to the millions of Amazon traffic to sell Print On Demand t-shirts. The Merch by Amazon platform is in the very beginning stages and the sales growth opportunities are just beginning!
Here’s how it works:
You have to apply for an invite to the Merch by Amazon platform. This can take anywhere from 2 weeks to 6+ months. Once you receive your invitation you can upload t-shirt designs to the platform. When a shirt is sold earn a royalty fee based on the price of the shirt.
A t-shirt that sells for $19.99 will earn you a royalty fee of $7.19. If you sell 140 shirts per month you can make $1006.60 in royalties from Amazon!
#5 Freelance Writing
There are hundreds of thousands pieces of NEW content being created daily. Business owners don’t exactly have time to run their business and create new content on a daily basis. In order to keep a website fresh and up to date in search engines, businesses need people creating their content.
I got my start freelance writing by networking with two local businesses. They knew about my blog and were able to see the type of writing I can craft.
Here’s how it works:
You can get started freelance writing without a blog! Even though eventually you should start a blog so that you can grow your freelance writing business. If you just simply want to get started with freelance writing, I highly recommend taking a course like 30 Days to Freelance Writing Success.
30 Days to Freelance Writing Success covers everything you need to know about freelance writing like where to find jobs, how to negotiate your price, what to charge, and more!
So if you want to make $1000 per month with freelance writing, you can write 10 articles and charge $100 per article.
#6 Virtual Assistant
Virtual assistants have strong administrative skills, are highly organized, and familiar with blogging/social media. There are several different ways that virtual assistants are used for businesses. Some businesses use a VA to keep up with emails, customer service online, blogging updates, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest.
Here’s how it works:
You can specialize in one area to maximize your skills and time. If you can get really good at a specific skill like Pinterest then you can become an authority in your niche and build a booming business.
Pinterest VAs work for both businesses and bloggers. The typical rate for running Pinterest for a company is $250 per month. This can include pinning pins, joining group boards, creating pins, promoting pins and more.
You would need to sign up 4 accounts to make $1000 per month.
If you love Pinterest, but don’t really know anything about the business side of Pinterest then you should check out How to Become a Pinterest VA.
#7 Start a Blog
Starting a blog is an amazing way to make extra money from home. Blogging is a way to help people solve their problems in any niche. Bloggers are paid 3 different ways; ads, affiliate programs, and sponsored posts.
Here’s how it works:
Ads income: Bloggers work with ad networks like Google Adsense to post ads that will appear on their blog. Different ad networks have requirements for the number of pageview or sessions that a blog must have before a blogger can be accepted into the program. This is a passive way to earn income from blogging.
Blogs can earn pennies up to thousands of dollars from blogs alone. The amount of money earned from ad income all depends on the number of pageviews a blog has per month.
Affiliate Programs: You can earn money through affiliate programs by recommending a product. When someone clicks on that product and purchases it the blogger earns a commission at no extra charge to the customer. The amazing thing is that almost every product you use has some sort of affiliate program, which makes it easy to share with your audience. Once you have blog posts created with affiliate links this is another passive income opportunity for blogging!
My favorite affiliate programs:
Bloggers have to meet a certain minimum in order to receive their pay out from affiliate programs. This could range from $20 to earn an affiliate income from Amazon to $100 from a Flex Offers. Bloggers can earn pennies to thousands of dollars from affiliate programs per month.
Sponsored posts: A blogger will agree to write a post about a certain product or service for an amount of money. This is a great way to earn income, but you do have to create a new written post to earn the money so it’s not passive.
Sponsored posts pay anywhere from $50 to $1000+ per post. The pay depends on the company sponsoring the post, how big the blog is (based on pageviews), and negotiating factors.
While you can make money from these different sources, it’s important that you only promote products or services that are relevant to your audience and are authentic recommendations.
It’s so not worth earning a few bucks for a product or service, that will cause you to lose your audience.
By focusing on providing your audience with answers to their problems you will be able to grow your audience (pageviews) and your income.
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You can make 1000 dollars in a month or more as blogger. There are many bloggers who have quit their jobs to blog full time!
Each of these jobs have the potential to make $1000 or more per month. You have to be willing to put in the hard work to earn the money, though. These are not get rich quick ideas! You will probably be working late nights, early mornings, and through nap time. There will probably be a huge learning curve. And sometimes you might wonder if all the effort is worth it, until you start to see your earnings grow.
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