Side Hustles

Interested in making a little money on this side? Then you should find a side hustle that works for you! Over the past few years I’ve made £1000’s from various side hustles including survey sites, mystery shopping assignments and task based apps. Carry on reading to find the best side hustle for you…


Become a Mystery Shopper

woman mystery shopping

As a mystery shopper, I’ve been paid to eat, drink and shop for free at my favourite restaurants, bars and shops! I usually do one mystery shopping assignment a week.

I get the money I spent on food/clothes reimbursed as well as a payment for my time. Sounds like something you’d like to do?


Look for Part-Time Work

RedWigWam is a website (& app) that offers temporary work which could last from 5 minutes to several weeks! It’s one of the most recommended sites out there, as you can pick and choose the work that suits you, submit your time-sheets online and they sort out the rest.

Sound like a site that you’d be interested in? Sign up & start earning a bit of extra money from casual work in your local area.


Complete Surveys

There are tons of research companies out there that are willing to offer rewards for consumer opinions! The amount you earn with survey sites really does depend on the amount of effort you’re willing to put in! Willing to give it a go?


Freelance your Skills

Fiverr is the world’s largest freelance services marketplace. It’s free to sign up and you can offer any service you wish – be that writing, photo shoots, events management, graphic design, etc. – as long as it’s legal and complies with Fiverr’s terms.

Some people work full-time on Fiverr and others offer their services as a side hustle. Once you complete a buyer’s order, your earnings are transferred straight into your account (you keep 80% of each transaction).


Earn Money from your Phone

earn money from your phone

There are various task-based apps (including mystery shopping & audits), surveys apps, receipt upload apps, shopping (cashback & selling) & loyalty card apps that you can download onto your phone that enable you to side hustle your way to some extra £££’s.

If you’ve got a phone and some spare time then why not give these apps a go.


Rent Out a Spare Room

You can make hundreds of pounds a month by renting out a spare room on Airbnb. No matter what kind of home or room you have to share, Airbnb makes it simple and secure to earn money and reach millions of travellers and you can earn up to £7,500 a year tax-free!

The steps are simple: Create Your Listing, Welcome Guests, Get Paid!


Complete Online Offers

OhMyDosh! is a website that rewards you for completing a variety of offers and taking online surveys. It’s super easy to claim a load of freebies while earning money through OhMyDosh!

Offers pay anything between 50p to £25. You can cash out once you reach £10 and you’ll also get a £1 sign up bonus just for registering with my link below.


Review Websites

WhatUsersDo is a ‘remote user testing platform’. Meaning that they offer people money to provide feedback on a variety of retailer websites and apps.

They pay around £5 per review, and the reviews take between 5-10 minutes. Sound like something you’d like to try?


Become a Social Media Evaluator

Appen offers work from home projects for over 1 million flexible workers in over 130 countries. The most common job on Appen is a Social Media Evaluator. An SME provides feedback on ads, news feeds, and search results on social media platforms.

Payment can vary depending on the project and job that you sign up for. The average job pays around £10 per hour. You will need to record your hours and submit an invoice and you’ll be paid monthly through your preferred payment method. As you will be working as an ‘Independent Contractor’, you will need to take care of your taxes.


Take Part in Paid Research

Respondent is a company that pays respondents to help researchers with their studies. The research projects vary; with some researchers recruiting in person participants and others accepting remote feedback. You cashout via PayPal and can expect to earn anything between £50-150 for taking part in a quick interview/focus group. 


Review Music and Ads

Slicethepie is a music review website that pays you to review television ads, music and fashion.

You can earn earn around 10p per review. As soon as you’ve earned a minimum of $10, you’ll be able to withdraw your earnings straight to PayPal. While it doesn’t pay much it’s an entertaining way to earn money and it can soon add up!


Reselling

Reselling is where you purchase goods or services with the intention of selling them for profit. There are individuals and groups making £30k a month by reselling with Amazon and ebay.

Sourcing stock is the hardest part of reselling, but Christos has created a guide to help you source great products to resell.


Disclaimer: please check the terms and conditions of any side hustle you sign up to as your rights and responsibilities may vary.

9 Comments

katielauren · April 7, 2018 at 7:54 pm

Loved this post, i’m interested in giving mystery shopping a go since I love reviewing things. I’ve always been worried about knowing how legit the mystery shopper websites are, i’m gonna check out the ones you’ve suggested!

    beemoneysavvy · April 7, 2018 at 7:56 pm

    My personal favourites are defo Market Force & BeMyEye! They’re the ones that I’ve had the most luck with & have paid me without issue (but you do have to be patient sometimes!)

Kristin · May 27, 2018 at 4:42 pm

I have considered trying mystery shopping a few times but always wondered if it was worth it. Thanks for the great guide it was very informative!

Stephanie Ortega · June 18, 2018 at 7:22 pm

I’ve never done any mystery shopping but these pages sound interesting! I may have to give it a shot!

Vicki · June 19, 2018 at 1:32 pm

I think I may give this a try! Sounds interesting 🙂

Bethlwebb · July 30, 2018 at 12:09 pm

This is great! I love a bargain but also love trying to make as much money as possible with as little effort! Going to be rich in no time!

Faisal · August 30, 2018 at 9:39 am

Great post but I’m really interested in Oh my dosh in particular.

Not Taught At School · October 14, 2018 at 10:19 pm

Great article, I haven’t heard of Red Wig Wam before so will check them out, thanks 🙂

stephandthecityy · October 15, 2018 at 3:36 pm

I’ve heard of mystery shopping before but I’ve never thought to give it a try. This post has me so intrigued! Making extra money doing things you already enjoy doing is definitely a bonus!

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