12 Ways to Make Money as a Video Editor: Get Paid $50k a Year Editing Videos

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Becoming a professional video editor can be a great way to make money online.

Video editing is an in-demand skill, growing at a 12% per year pace. And when you see the millions of YouTube channels, TikTok videos, and Instagram reels, it really comes as no surprise.

Full-time video editors earn an average of $50k a year, and freelancers often command rates of $40 an hour and up, depending on experience.

So how can you get starting making money as a video editor? Here are some ideas.

The 6-Figure Side Hustle Cleaning Up Parking Lots

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This week’s guest started his side hustle with the goal of earning an extra $1,000 a month – fast forward four summers later and it’s now a 6-figure business.

Blademir Hernandez of LitterFreeLots.nyc is a long-time listener of the Side Hustle Show who was inspired by Brian Winch’s story in episode 266 to start his business.

Brian built a $650k a year operation picking up litter and cleaning parking lots, something Blademir told me he knew he could also do.

How to Start an Offline Agency: From Idea to Multi 6-Figures

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This week’s guest took a pain point she was experiencing – finding a nanny for her 3-month-old – and turned it into a multi 6-figure full-time business with 500 nannies across 5 states.

Kristy Bickmeyer started TwinkleToesNanny.com back in 2011 in response to not being able to find a nanny herself.

At least not without going through the “traditional” agency model of paying $1,500-3,000 upfront and with few guarantees it will work out long-term.

Getting Paid to Talk: $4500 a Month Voiceover Acting

Your voice has value both figuratively, and maybe even literally. To prove this point, I’m joined on the show this week by a side hustling couple who have turned their voices into an income stream worth thousands of dollars a month. Dom and Nicole Draper from TheVoiceoverCouple.com are award-winning voice over artists. They get paid … Read more

How to Become a Wedding Officiant: Make Up to $300 an Hour on the Weekend

How To Become A Wedding Officiant

Officiating a wedding for close friends is a special honor, but it can also be a fun weekend side hustle.

After all, there are 2.5 million weddings in the US every year, with an average cost of $28,000! That spells a great opportunity to help families celebrate love and make some money at the same time.

In this guide, we’ll look at what wedding officiants do, the legal requirements to become one, and the potential income. We’ll also look how to market your wedding officiant business and get customers.

Building a 6-Figure Agency: From Imposter Syndrome to $1500 Recurring Clients

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“There is no plan B, I’m going to make this work.”

That’s the kind of determination that is often the difference between success and failure, and this week’s guest is a perfect example of that.

In this episode you’ll meet Brien Gearin, a side hustler who battled through 11 months of not getting a single client.

However, during those 11 months Brien was learning new skills and growing as an entrepreneur, and has since grown his digital marketing agency into a 6-figure business.

Usually Hustling, Occasionally Social

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