12 Hobbies You Can Turn Into a Side Gig

Earning money on the side from your hobbies is a nice way to make some passive income. Get ready to bust out your social media management and hit the flea markets and thrift stores: Here are 12 hobbies that can make you money.

1. Candle Making

Try tapping into pop culture or book-inspired scents to capture a niche.

2. Soap Making

Bar soap is relatively easy to make and eco-friendly.

3. NFT Artist

There's no guarantee you'll make much, but some NFT artists have made a fortune.

4. Fiverr Artist

If you're the artistic type, you can offer your services on Fiverr or similar freelancing platforms.

5. Baking

Friends and family love your baked goods? Start by offering your services for birthday parties and other events.

6. Running Coach

Share your training routine and experience with newer runners.

7. Crocheting or Knitting

Start by selling projects you've already completed. And if you create your own patterns, you can sell them, too!

8. Gardening or Landscaping

Take before and after photos of work you've done and post ads for your services online.

9. Hand-Lettering

Sell your own hand-lettered art or create online lessons to teach others.

10. Photography

Offer sessions to clients or sell your photos to stock photo websites.

11. Antiquing

Dig through estate sales and antique stores for treasures you can sell online.

12. YouTube Channel

No matter what your hobby is, you can start a YouTube channel to share it with others!