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5 Businesses You Can Start Without Quitting Your Day Job

Anything for more money, TBH.
August 17, 2018
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With life's essentials like food, clothing, shelter, and makeup growing ever more expensive, your suweldo from your day job may no longer be enough to purchase the things on your wish list. That’s when you know it’s time to start taking on rakets to do your wallet—and even your creativity—some good. Here are a few ways to earn a bit more income and fund your lifestyle without resigning from your job.

1. Transcribing

This can earn you legit bucks if you’re fast with your fingers and have a good ear. Do you usually see posts on student groups about undergrads needing someone to transcribe interviews for their projects and theses or even journalists, for their articles? Hit them up! All you need are your laptop and earphones.

2. Freelance Writing

If you have a knack for writing articles, product copy, or even soacial media captions, try your hand at this. Magazines and online publications are always looking for reliable contributors. And now that social media presence is essential for every entrepreneur, they all need good copy to sell their wares.

3. Virtual Assisting

Think of it as being someone’s personal assistant, but from the comfort of your own space. As you manage someone else’s schedule, book appointments for her, and sort through her files, you’ll need a good mic or audio device and a speedy internet connection for clear online communication.

4. Pet sitting

While this may take some of your time, this is a very lucrative idea, especially now that everybody’s traveling a lot. If you have the luxury of doing your day job from anywhere and love animals, simply post your services online in pet groups.  

5. Online Reselling

If you need to free up some closet space and a lot of your clothes are in good condition, try selling them online—technology these days allows you to make transactions easily. If you’re worried about coordinating bank deposits and courier deliveries, try, a channel that provides payment and delivery services to its merchants, making online transactions super easy.

To learn more, visit Be sure to also check out CheckMeOut Exclusives, a nationwide buy-and-sell Facebook Group. Join the group to participate in their online bazaar happening from September 1 to 7. Buyers will enjoy exclusive discounts on gadgets, homeware, skincare, a lot more.

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