Small Business Ideas To Make You Some Extra Cash

Are you looking for ways to make some money on the side? Does your 9-5 not pay enough or are you just wanting some extra income to supplement life’s little luxuries? You can use the extra money to pay bills or put it away in a savings pot for a big family holiday. The world is your oyster when you have extra funds available. 

You must remember these business ideas are self-employed positions so you will be responsible for your own taxes. Failure to fill in your taxes can result in fines and penalties. 

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If you love flowers and making things look beautiful and pretty you could become a professional florist. You can manage your business from the comfort of your own home running your advertisements and marketing from your social media pages. You will have orders piling in and a good portion of these will become repeat orders so you will have a constant stream of money. 


If you are good with your hands and can do amazing DIY then think about becoming a handyman or woman. You might already have the majority of the tools sitting in your shed so why not make use of them. You can advertise on the local jobs board if there is one or you can get word of mouth out on social media pages. Handymen/women should always advertise on the area’s Facebook page so the locals can see that someone is available to help out with DIY projects. 

Personal Trainer 

You might be very keen on keeping fit and if you spend a lot of time in the gym then why not become a personal trainer. You can share your love of fitness with others and help individuals with their own fitness goals. You don’t even have to do this at the gym, if you advertise well enough you can do it in your own home or even your client’s home. 


Do you have a love of modern languages and can you speak them fluently? Even if you can speak one other language fluently you can become a translator. Translation jobs are great, you can do it from your own home via video chat or phone. Or you can travel and do it in person. There are lots of scenarios that require a translator so you will always have a steady stream of clients looking to hire you. 

Freelance Writer 

Do you have a flair for writing and creating lots of interesting content? You should think about becoming a freelance writer and your writing could earn you some pennies. You can join a blogger outreach company and still be self-employed, you will just get your work through them rather than trying to find it yourself. You can also advertise online if going through a company isn’t what you want to do. There are many sites and pages available for you to advertise freelance work on. Clients will contact you and you can arrange your fees and turnaround directly with them. 

You might be wondering if there are any other ways to make money that doesn’t involve becoming a small business. Well yes, you can do something like invest in property or trade ADA and other cryptocurrencies. You have to choose wisely when you do this however as you could end up losing more money than you make. 

We hope this helps you on your journey to making a little extra cash and gives you some ideas of what you can do to make the money.