Getting paid for work you do on the side is very valuable to your professional development. It is essentially as if you started your own business, except your costs are little to none, and there is pretty much no risk.
Reginald Addae (CEO & Founder)
A side hustle, like consulting is when you exchange a particular skill set or know how you possess for money.
YOU show someone how to do something. THEY pay you money in exchange
This simple exchange is often the start to most business people’s lives.
Here are some examples of side hustles (you will notice the difference in remuneration for some of these different services):
A huge company is installing a new software system across all their branches.
Someone is having marital trouble.
Someone is trying to make sure people can find their website when they search for it.
Someone needs help training their staff how to use their new website.
Side Hustle Jobs don’t have to be different to get different prices. Some side hustle jobs can be the exact same service, but will be priced differently based on a number of factors. Those who can get the highest rate will have some advantage:
Now we know what a side hustle is, the next step is understanding WHY you should do it.