Side hustles you can start today – part 2

My Hustle
My Hustle


How many times have you seen requests for cute cupcakes or a thematic cake on social media timelines? Is that not indication enough that your sultry pastry skills are in demand? This is a lucrative way to make some extra money while doing something you love. A bucket of scones for weddings and funerals can go for about R300.

Running errands

If standing in long queues or doing admin tasks don’t bother you, then you could become an errand runner. People’s lives are demanding these days and they often need a bit of help. So if you have spare time, how about lending a helping hand – at a cost, of course. It’s actually a pretty easy way to make some extra cash.

Editing and proofreading

Is spotting bad grammar, incorrect sentence construction and poor punctuation your thing? Then you could be in for a world of fun editing and proofing written work, and being paid to do it.