s the world is changing rapidly, it’s high time to change our habits. We can’t rely on one job to make both ends meet. Therefore, it’s important to find easy hobbies to make money. If you’re concerned about the hobbies that make money, here are some of the best ideas you can choose without any investment.
This is one of my favourite hobbies because it’s a full-time job but is very worthwhile, you can get paid for blogging by sites like Google AdSense or others. It doesn’t matter how much time you have, get started on writing and get going. No one can stop you. There are so many places online to find great content for blog posts and everything. You can also get published on websites that pay for articles online. The number 1 tool is WordPress, I always recommend using it with the free themes found here. Plus if you want to go professional and set up websites for companies, you can take some lessons from Youtube and start overnight. If you love writing or journaling then it’s also one of the creative hobbies that make money.
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Gigs for bloggers, writers and other content creators are now available everywhere and even if you don’t have a site already you can create freelance gigs for friends and family on Fiverr and Upwork. There are some great options to try first like Upwork and even just posting on Facebook, YouTube and Instagram is something worth trying. A lot of jobs on Fiverr are part-time so that won’t cost you a ton of money unless you want to be doing more than one gig. Also see: How To Start Freelancing. On both these platforms, the average monthly wage on posts on freelancers and clients is about $5-$10 an hour.
A lot of people are now listening to podcasts every day because they think they can do better and be heard. The thing is podcasting is not limited to listening to information; there are lots of ways to tell stories and help your listeners through their hard times. If you love comedy then you can follow content creators like Tabish Hashmi, Junaid Akram, Akbar Chaudhry, Ali Gul Pir, and more. Make sure you don’t quit once you make your first episode. If you want to learn more about starting your own podcast try Skillshare or Podia. They have all the courses to help you succeed; good quality equipment, training videos, original music and more.
4. Web Designing
As you know web designing is extremely difficult but easy at the same time, it’s an incredible experience! Most websites are made by individuals who have no idea what to do or don’t know how to do good web design, you can become one of those people and be successful. Look for tutorials online and read articles by others that will give you an understanding of things.
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5. Creating Your Content (Content Creator)
If you’re looking for ways to earn extra cash and get creative with that content then look no further, there are hundreds of YouTube channels with video creation resources. Many companies now hire writers to post original content and there are many companies looking to hire creatives like influencers, video producers etc., which means you can work from home as long as you work with someone. Creators for businesses use Canva, Photoshop, HTML and video editing software to edit photos and videos to create content for advertisements and marketing promotions.
Youtube is a major source of content and there is a huge amount to learn from it. While youtube is the place to go for anyone who wants to turn their hobby into a career, it would be advantageous for most people if you choose your topic and focus on that. Also, youtube has thousands of creators sharing their knowledge for free. Watch every video that speaks to you and don’t let anything distract you. The best advice I could give you is to watch every tutorial that comes your way and try to understand them. I personally watch every single class that I can find online. Not only will you learn, but you will develop your skills in an industry in no time. Check out: Top Youtubers in Pakistan with Million+ Subscribers. To be very honest, this idea also goes well with adults who are looking for retirement hobbies that make money. They can start a channel to share their opinions on politics, and life, and can also talk about their experiences.
Photography is really exciting and unique to your subject. There is nothing more satisfying than shooting an amazing photo of somebody and having the opportunity to share that special moment on social accounts. Do you have a DSLR camera or iPhone 8 camera? Maybe you don’t know how to manually focus or crop a picture on a black backdrop. Or maybe you are a beginner and you’ve been taking pictures for years but have recently taken the leap and learned how to photograph people, I think that is a fantastic way to get started, especially if you like photography as well. Before you get started ask around on forums for tips and suggestions. When you feel comfortable enough, start a brand new project and see how beautiful things look. Have fun capturing great photos.
8. Video Editing
This one is kind of surprising but very important. The internet is changing so quickly and so fast that it can easily make a difference. From simple video editing programs that you can download just to basic software like Final Cut or Adobe Premiere, there are all kinds of apps. This is probably why so many people don’t realize they can easily find editing software. With some basic editing software such as Lightroom or Premiere, you can make video clips for YouTube in just minutes.
9. Lifestyle Marketing
This is one of the hardest things to do, you want to show everyone how you live every day and make decisions based on real-time analysis. Life is busy and stressful and it is hard to find focus when you’re in the middle of everything. That being said there are plenty of opportunities to stand out and find your niche with lifestyle products and services. Think of your car, furniture, clothes, shoes, clothes and accessories. How often do you go to the gym? How often do you drive to the grocery store to buy milk? Try to figure out what your ideal lifestyle is every day.
Find out what your goals are, what motivates you and how you spend your free time. Create a plan so that you can achieve at least one goal every day and stick to it. Follow people on Twitter and Instagram in hopes that some inspiration will present itself and you’ll finally discover what you like and what inspires you to make a change in your life. Then sell your products or services and make a profit. It really sounds like a lot of work to make that little but I promise you it is one of the best money-making hobbies to start at home.
10. Writing Articles
This is a skill that you can do to earn money online almost anywhere and get noticed. Whether you write short fiction or poetry articles your article gets distributed by big publishers through Google searches. Writers usually are paid per article but in the Pakistani market, the pay is less. So, try reaching people personally via email or LinkedIn and try offering them your services. You should have a strong portfolio to convince people of your skills. So, before you reach out, get yourself published on big websites as a guest author and you’ll reap the results. In addition, you can also try freelancing websites to serve international clients and earn dollars.
Apart from these, you can also choose crafting hobbies that make money such as baking, handmade jewellery, painting, card designing, and more. Start with a bang and you never if your hobbies turn into a business later.
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I prefer books and diaries more than phones and Facebook. Soulfully connected to Pakistan. And I passionately believe that I can change the world through blogging.