The 23 Best Side Hustles for Teachers: Earn $1000 a Week or More

Teaching is a noble and rewarding profession, but it’s not the best-paying job in the world.

As a teacher you usually start with very low wages and have the burden of student debt, and so it’s only natural to look to side hustles or ways to make extra money outside of your chosen profession.

While there are dozens of side hustle ideas out there, here are the ones I think are best-suited to teachers and educators to take advantage of your unique skills and expertise.

101 Best Side Hustle Ideas to Make $500+ in Your Spare Time

The beauty of these side hustle ideas is that many don’t require a huge initial investment or even necessarily a highly specialized skill-set. And certainly, not all qualify as “business ideas,” but each has the potential to earn you money in your spare time.

16 Ways to Make Money Playing Video Games: Get Paid $4000/mo to Have Fun!

How To Make Money Playing Video Games

Yes, you really can get paid to play video games.

With the rise of Esports, Twitch, and professional gamers, there’s never been a better time to monetize your video game hobby.

And the cool part is, you don’t have to be a pro. Even casual gamers are getting in on the action, and in this article I’ll break down some realistic ways to make money playing video games.

Get Paid for Amazon Reviews: $2000+ Per Month?

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Can you really get paid for Amazon reviews?

The short answer is yes. The longer answer is it depends on your writing skills, social media influence, and even what you consider as “getting paid.”

And that’s the topic of this post.

The 15 Best Side Hustles for Firefighters: Earn $1000/mo in Your Spare Time

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What are the best side hustles for firefighters?

Given their unique schedule, just about every firefighter I’ve met has had at least one side hustle!

According to Career Explorer, firefighters earn an average of $78,000 a year — but have lots of downtime to pursue other money-making ventures. Here are my top picks. 

Scaling Up a Service Business: From Idea to $400k in Monthly Recurring Revenue (in Under 3 Years)

Three years ago Design Pickle didn’t exist. It wasn’t even an idea in founder Russ Perry’s head yet.

That’s why it seems crazy to me that today the unlimited graphic design service is doing $400k in monthly recurring revenue!

Back in 2014 Russ was running a creative agency, but he started to hate everything about it. “I felt like I was in a prison of my own creation,” he said.