Hey everybody. It’s been a busy couple of months, so I apologize for getting this aspect hustle report out so late. On this publish, we’ll have a look at what I used to be in a position to earn from my varied aspect hustles and gig economic system apps in January 2023.
Beneath is a breakdown of my gig economic system earnings for final month.
Facet Hustle Revenue for January 2023
Complete Facet Hustle Revenue for January 2023 = $791.59
January was a gradual month for me and, as you possibly can see, I didn’t hit my month-to-month aspect hustle objective of $1,000 or extra. Loads of this was resulting from basic tiredness and fatigue. With two children and a busy family, time is brief and my thoughts isn’t all the time targeted on these aspect hustles.
My supply earnings from DoorDash, Uber Eats, and Grubhub have been additionally low for the month because of the climate. As common readers know, I do all of my meals deliveries utilizing an ebike, and whereas I bike year-round, being out within the chilly and snow isn’t that gratifying for me. So, within the winter, I’ll usually reduce on doing deliveries. In the event you look again at prior years, you’ll see that January and February are constantly my worst-performing aspect hustle months exactly due to this.
That being mentioned, I nonetheless was in a position to earn some aspect hustle revenue regardless of not doing that a lot aspect hustling final month. It goes to point out that even if you happen to’re busy, you possibly can nonetheless earn some further revenue if you happen to’re strategic with the aspect hustles you do.
Let’s take a more in-depth have a look at my earnings for final month.
Rental Revenue: $2,400
There’s not a lot to report with the rental property. For January, I needed to swing by the home a number of instances to shovel some snow, however aside from that, there weren’t another upkeep objects I needed to deal with. Happily, shoveling snow isn’t tough for me since my son’s daycare is a number of blocks away, so I’m in a position to swing by within the morning after I drop him off.
Rover Revenue: $379.10
Rover was busier than it could seem from the numbers, however the one lengthy keep we had rolled into February in order that revenue might be included within the February aspect hustle report. The earnings you see right here have been from a number of boardings over Christmas that rolled into the New 12 months.
In the event you’ve been following these posts, you’ll discover that Rover continues to make up a good portion of my aspect hustle earnings every month. That is for the higher, as Rover is a wonderful aspect hustle for a busy mother or father. The way in which I do Rover, it’s virtually passive – particularly since I have already got a canine and folks drop off their canine at my home. In the event you’re a mother or father and wish a aspect hustle you are able to do from dwelling, think about taking a more in-depth have a look at Rover. You simply wish to be sure to solely settle for simple canine (no probably aggressive canine or very lively canine that require loads of work).
For more information about Rover and learn how to incorporate it into your aspect hustle technique, try this publish: Rover Pet Sitting – How To Make Cash Canine Sitting With Rover.
DoorDash/Uber Eats/Grubhub Revenue: $168.18
DoorDash, Uber Eats, and Grubhub have been gradual in January, largely due to the climate. I do all of my deliveries utilizing an ebike and whereas I do trip all 12 months, I take issues a bit slower within the winter simply because it’s not that enjoyable to be delivering meals within the chilly. I used to be nonetheless in a position to get some deliveries executed on the nicer days, although. In the event you’re , you possibly can see a few of my supply runs on my YouTube Channel.
Right here’s what I made with every supply app in January:
DoorDash was the busiest supply app for me however I’ve seen issues getting slower on it previously few months. They lately have been selling “precedence” deliveries for folks with excessive acceptance charges, and since I’m choosy in regards to the orders I settle for, it’s attainable that is resulting in me getting fewer supply requests. I’m nonetheless not satisfied that that is truly why I’m getting fewer requests, nonetheless, and I believe it’s actually extra simply fewer folks ordering or extra Dashers on-line.
In any occasion, Uber Eats continues to be robust and has been in a position to decide up the slack for me. Because of this multi-apping is so vital. In the event you aren’t multi-apping, it is advisable to do it if you wish to maximize your earnings. It takes apply to get good at multi-apping, however it’s price it.
Flipping/Trash Revenue: $5
It was a gradual month on the flipping entrance. The one factor I offered in January was an outdated barstool that I discovered way back and had within the basement of my outdated home. I put it up on Fb Market for $5 and finally discovered a purchaser. I didn’t promote something on eBay in January.
WeGoLook Revenue: $75
WeGoLook was pretty profitable in January, bringing in $75 from three gigs. These have been all exterior photograph gigs that I used to be in a position to full rapidly on my ebike.
You do must be a bit strategic with the WeGoLook gigs you settle for as a result of a few of the gigs are higher than others. I have a tendency to stay to scene inspection or exterior photograph gigs, which don’t require any interplay with property house owners.
ProductTube Revenue: $10
I often do higher with ProductTube however fell behind on it this previous month. I believe ProductTube often begins out gradual to start the 12 months since corporations nonetheless want to determine their market analysis budgets. That being mentioned, in addition to the app being gradual, I additionally forgot to examine it loads as a result of I used to be busy with different issues.
IVueIt/ProxyPics Revenue: $32
IVueIt introduced in $32 for the month, which is a strong quantity. One of many gigs was a “snow” gig that required me to take images of a comfort retailer after a latest snowstorm to ensure it was correctly shoveled. The opposite gig was my typical “darkish retailer” gig the place I took images of a closed-down espresso store. Each of those gigs have been simple and I used to be in a position to full them with my son on our bike trip dwelling from daycare.
Google Opinion Rewards/Surveys On The Go/1Q Revenue/Fb Viewpoints: $13.38
Right here’s what I made with every brief survey app in January:
Google Opinion Rewards was slower than typical. I believe a part of the explanation it was gradual was that I used to be at dwelling for a lot of the final two months and lots of the surveys from Google Opinion Rewards are primarily based in your location. In the event you go close to sure shops, it’ll are likely to ship you extra surveys. Since I wasn’t out and about a lot, I didn’t obtain as many surveys.
1Q made a stunning quantity. I believe loads of it got here as a result of I used to be answering questions on draft Tremendous Bowl advertisements. These took a little bit longer to finish since you needed to watch an advert, however they paid extra due to it.
Secret Purchasing Revenue: $97.50 (plus free meals)
Secret purchasing was strong. I made virtually $100 from secret purchasing utilizing the Marketforce app. Plus I obtained free meals too. Along with the same old Marketforce retailers, I additionally accomplished retailers with Bestmark, Actuality Primarily based Experiences, A Nearer Look, and others. These all allowed me to get loads of free meals, however they didn’t supply extra funds past the reimbursements.
In the event you can, I extremely advocate having a look at secret purchasing. I’m in a position to get so many free meals due to it. For extra info, try the under posts I wrote about secret purchasing and the way it works.
ReceiptPal/Receipt Hog/Fetch/CoinOut/Amazon Shopper Panel Revenue: $11.35
Amazon Shopper Panel paid $11.35 in January. That is the simplest receipt app on the market, so if you'll be able to do, it is advisable to obtain it. I’m in a position to make a simple $120 or extra every year by taking footage of 10 receipts every month. I can’t think about this app will stick round eternally, however whereas it’s right here, I’m going to proceed to reap the benefits of it.
Medium Revenue: $0.08
Medium generates a number of cents for me every month and within the curiosity of completeness, I embody it right here because it’s technically aspect hustle revenue. My time is healthier served writing content material for this weblog, which is why Medium isn’t an enormous deal for me. If I wished to, I’m positive I might make Medium a greater supply of revenue, however my time is stretched too skinny as it's.
And that concludes the January 2023 Facet Hustle Report!
January was a gradual month for me, which is to be anticipated. Traditionally, January and February are all the time my lowest incomes months, primarily as a result of I’m staying dwelling extra because of the climate. In subsequent month’s report, I count on that February might be even lower-earning however then issues ought to hopefully decide again up once more the remainder of the 12 months because the climate will get nicer.
I hope you loved this look into my aspect hustle earnings. Thanks for studying!