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Your day job might pay the bills and cover the essentials, but if you want to maximize your earnings, then you must think of a side hustle. With so many choices available online, it’s easy to get confused about which route you should take. Knowing what will suit you may not be easy, but these five easy side hustle ideas will definitely get the ball rolling.

1. Dropshipping business

Working after hours means you don’t have time to track inventory or the headache of shipping products. The manufacturer holds the inventory and ships the products to your clients. Your part in the chain is marketing and customer service. The model is pretty simple. The customer buys from your site and pays you. You send the manufacturer the customer's details and pay them after deducting your cut. The manufacturer ships the product and sends you a tracking number which you forward to your customer. For that, you need to consider software for tracking the number of products.

 For that, you need to consider software for tracking the number of products.

2. Become an UberEATS driver

If you have a car, this is one of the best ways to earn an extra dollar. Once you become an uber eats driver, all you need to do is turn on availability on the app, wait for a new order alert and accept it. Always make sure that the delivery package matches the order listed on the app. UberEATS gives you the flexibility to make your own schedule and deliver when you want. As expected, the busiest time is during peak eating hours, that is, lunch and dinner. Drivers are paid through the app, but you can choose to have your money paid daily. Customer tips are also paid through uber.

3. Launch a blog

Blogging allows you to own your own asset while building a personal brand. The easiest way to break into this side hustle is to blog about something you are passionate about. But passion is not enough. Your niche should also be profitable. Are people willing to pay you or buy products in your niche? You can monetize your blog through affiliate links, selling advertisement space, and even creating and selling your own digital products. You can also add a dropshipping store to your blog and create an entirely new stream of income.

4. Become a home sitter

A lot of people frown on this gig, but it is one of the best because you can easily combine it with other side hustle. For instance, you can sit homes while building your blog, dropshipping store, or selling your copywriting services. The best way to get clients is through networking, but you can also use online sites to get gigs.

5. Flip products online

Flipping products online and flipping homes have one thing in common. You buy low and sell high. This idea is as old as the economy. You must know where to get low priced products online, which trending products will fetch a reasonable markup, and where to sell your products. You also need copywriting and marketing skills.

The possibilities of how to earn extra cash are endless. Compare the side hustles and match them with your skills, passion, and how profitable the side hustle is. Where all these variables meet is your sweet spot.