Nearly all of us would rather quit our day jobs and work for ourselves. Unfortunately, we must make money to survive. While you make not be able to tell your boss to shove it, there are ways to supplement your income and possibly make a decent amount of extra money on the side.
Checkout some of these ideas and see what might work for you!
Designing Tee Shirts
With so many ship on demand websites on the web today, you don’t even have to touch a shirt to make money! Checkout Printful, Gooten, Printify, or any other print on demand shops. You provide the designs and sell the goods and let them take care of the rest.
The art of soap making has become a full time business for many. While the old fashioned plain jane soap may not get you much, today’s artisans are making so many different variations of fragrant or colored soaps. Everyone has to bathe (or should), and many would rather have something special to use. The market for these products has increased greatly in the last few years.
Candles are another one of those items that people want something different. Making candles is much easier today. You can buy everything you need from distributors online to make every type of candles imaginable. YouTube videos or how to’s on candle making websites can show you everything from start to finish to help you learn the craft. One thing concerning selling candles is making sure you check with your insurance company to see what you need to do first before you decide to start.
Whether you want to start a bakery or a cake shop or just making a few on the side, cottage food laws in many states now allow you to legally make and sell small batches of food at places such as farmers markets, festivals etc. Everyone loves a good sweet treat and once you find your special niche you can make some significant side money.
Checkout Cottage Food Laws by State provided by pickyourown.org. They offer a wealth of information as to what is and isn’t allowed in each state.
Jewelry is one of those things that stays around for generations. Handmade and specialty pieces are treasured and makes a great gift. If you have the talent for making jewelry it makes a good sideline. Many people make a living making and designing one of a kind pieces.
Making and selling home decor can be a good sideline. One of the great things about decor is the variations that exist and the fact everyone has a different style they like. This is good news for someone selling decor as it creates a market for many various types of goods. We got our start online selling decor.
Making and selling items for extra money can be done nearly anywhere. Local festivals, fairs, farmers markets, downtown shops, or online marketplaces all make good locations to sell your wares. Online places such as Etsy, eBay, and Amazon Handmade are all great places to reach millions of potential customers.
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