13 Post-Pandemic Money Making Online Side-Hustles

Easy ways to make $2,000 — $5,000 every month from side-hustles.


Yousuf Rafi

2 years ago | 4 min read

Who could’ve predicted a virus that would seal everyone in their homes? Away from work, from people, you might be working remotely and spending more time with family.

As a full-time employee, it’s challenging to adopt the new norm. But in the past few months, we’ve been doing it because of no other choice.

Everyone wants to make more money and become financially independent or live a life of luxury. But before that life, you need to start a business, work on your side-hustle that can earn $2,000 every month or read this blog to start your own business from home.

1. Start a podcast of something you love

If you have a microphone, a laptop and recording software, you can make your first podcast in an hour. Podcasting is not at all complicated. Plus, you only have to do it once or twice a week. Talk about something that you love or have a firm grasp on.

There are several ways in which you can earn from podcasting. The most obvious one is commercial sponsorship. Talk about a great product, sell it and take your commission from the company. Or, you can sell your own product/service on the podcast. Launch your podcast using this simple guide.

2. Create how-to videos

During coronavirus, YouTube has emerged as a life-saving medium for people. People are making simple videos from home and earning a lot.

If you have a skill that people don’t know about, create how-to videos on YouTube and earn from it. Here’s how a real-estate started making $100,000 from making YouTube videos. Lastly, know what people are searching for on YouTube. For instance, search for “how-to” and check the drop-down menu and see what phrases people are searching for and create videos on those topics.

Once you gain a decent following, you’ll be able to make money from ads.

3. Become a typist and earn

One of the simplest businesses that you can start from home is to listen to audio and type it out. That’s it. Transcribing is simple, and you can earn easily without having any skill. You need to learn how to type fast, and you’re good to go. An average transcriber can easily write 75- 100 words in a minute. Sign up on that pays good money to freelance transcribers.

4. Become a copywriter

Want to enjoy a vacation in Vianna every alternate month? Copywriting is the ideal business for you. A mega-industry that can bring tons of money to you. Even if you don’t know anything about copywriting, you can take baby steps and become impossible to beat.

Here’s an excellent video that’ll help you start copywriting from scratch.

5. Sell your photos

Are you a photographer with a collection of photos? Sell them on stock photography websites and start earning a fortune. Websites like ShutterstockPhotoshelter and Getty Images provide you a medium where you can upload your best shots and when people buy, you’ll get money for it.

6. Start a dropshipping business

You might have heard of a friend who is earning a fortune with dropshipping. Well, not anymore. You can start your dropshipping business.

You’ll never have to buy, stock or ship anything. A customer will buy a product from a third party, a platform will sell it, and you’ll get your commission. Selling platforms like eBay and Amazon is a great place to sell online.

helpful article from Shopify will teach you dropshipping from scratch.

You can find out more about drop-shipping in this helpful article from Shopify.

7. Become a freelance proofreader

Another huge money-making business is proofreading. For one page of proofreading, you’ll get around $18 — $20. Whether you want to do it part-time or full-time, this profession can put a lot of money in your savings account. Here are some tips on how to become a proofreader.

8. Self-publish a book on Amazon

The easiest way to make money is to write a book and sell it on Kindle. Do you know that you can make $1,000 per week selling books online? Yes. Check out this video.

Or, if there is an already published book in print, you can give royalties (8–15)%to the author and keep the rest for your own.

9. Setup an online course

If you’re not a fan of writing but still want to earn, why not create a course and sell it online. Create a course on Udemy with this step-by-step tutorial, or use LearnWorlds to sell your knowledge online and earn from it.

10. Teach English

If you’re a native speaker, you can easily teach English online and earn from it. Signup to any website like GoOverseas.comTeachAwayiTutorGroup and English Hunt and get a payment every month in your savings account.

11. Become a translator and interpreter

Or, if you speak any other language, you can earn from becoming a translator or an interpreter for that language. Check out this list of top 20 companies that are providing translation and interpreter services. Sign up in any one of them and start making money.

12. Start a content or web development business

Are you a content writer or a website developer? If you offer these services, sell them on freelancing platforms or create a website and sell your services to global customers.

The easiest way to create a website is to use these platforms: WordPressWeebly or Joomla.

13. Narrate a book and earn from it

If you have a soothing voice or can charm people with your voice, narrate books and become a freelance narrator. Sign up on this site and start earning money for your wonderful voice.

There you have it. Pick one or two side-hustles and start making money online from the next hour. And the best part is that you don’t even have to leave your 9–5 job to begin any of these side-gigs.


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Yousuf Rafi

A Caffeine dependent writer who loves writing on self-help, life, happiness & motivation.







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