9 Steps to Become a Freelance Artist (and Crush It) in 2020

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Being a freelance artist is shrouded in stereotypes. You’ve probably heard the term “starving artist” enough to last a lifetime.

The truth is the starving artist stereotype is outdated, proven false by millions of freelance artists around the world who are making good money doing work that fulfills them.

It’s not easy, but thanks to the Internet and an ever-growing need for visual content both online and off, there are more opportunities to make money as an artist than ever before.

Instacart Shopper Review: $10,000 Driving for Instacart Part-Time

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Considering a side hustle as an Instacart shopper?

With Instacart, you can make money shopping for — and delivering — other people’s groceries.

If you have a car and extra time during the week, why not put both to work? That’s the pitch, anyway.

Let’s take a closer look at how their grocery shopping program works, and how much money you can expect to make. (With insights from a side hustling Instacart Shopper earning $480 a week!)

The Path from “No Skills” to $3k a Month on the Side

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Are you stuck with the idea that you don’t have the skills or experience to work as a freelancer?

Today’s guest, Chris Misterek of SelfMadeWebDesigner.com didn’t let that hold him back.

He went from being in a tight spot personally and financially, to bringing in an average of $3k a month on the side through his new web design business.

20 In-Demand Freelance Skills: High Paying Jobs To Learn and Work Online

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What freelance skills are most in-demand right now?

Freelancing is one of the fastest side hustle ideas to start, and one of the fastest growing employment segments in the US.

But if you don’t have any immediately freelance-able skills, it can be frustrating to know where to begin. The good news is you have the ability to learn new skills!

And you’re going to learn a new skill, it might as well be something that pays well, right?

Respondent.io Review: Can You Really Make $140 An Hour For Your Opinion?

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Unlike most online survey companies, Respondent actually pays “real” money for participating in studies.

This isn’t about watching silly videos or completing offers for pennies. What do I mean by real? It’s possible to earn $100 an hour or more.

(At press time, the website cited the average payout even slightly higher, at $140 an hour.)

How to Become a Bookkeeper and Make $70 an Hour from Home

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Side Hustle Show listener Kate Johnson started her bookkeeping business in 2017, and now serves several recurring clients. She targets an effective rate of $70 an hour, and is able to work from home.

With her youngest starting preschool, Kate found herself with an extra 9 hours a week. “I wanted to be a good steward of that time,” she explained.

Remote Marketing Jobs: How to Land High-Paying “Secret” Gigs

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I clicked “send”. That marked my 100th attempt at sending a cover letter that would hopefully land me an unpaid marketing internship.

I didn’t know what I was doing, but I figured that it was a numbers game. The more cover letters I sent, the better chance I had of landing something.

Right?

The 19 Best Places to Find Side Hustle Jobs Nearby and Online

It’s no secret that more and more people are turning to freelancing on the side to earn extra money, hone their skills, and maybe even build a business of their own.

Whether you’re just looking to supplement your day job income or eventually strike out on your own, you’ll find dozens websites and marketplaces to connect you with potential clients.

But which ones are the best for you? That depends on your skills and expertise, and also what you want out of your side gig.

Teach English Online: Get Paid Up to $26/hour (or More!) as an English Teacher or Tutor

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Yes, you can teach English online — and you don’t even need experience or a college degree to start.

You’ve probably heard about people traveling abroad to teach English, but you can actually do it from the comfort of your home.

Being a remote English teacher is a legitimate work from home job that’s growing in popularity.

In fact, the online learning industry is booming. By 2025 the e-learning market is projected to be worth $325 billion! And the market for learning English online is a big chunk of that.

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