Flickr / Keith Cooper
Flickr / Keith Cooper

These days, it seems like everyone has some kind of side hustle. Who can blame them? A little extra cash never hurts.

If you’re looking for a part-time gig that allows you to make money for your family and work from home, Melecia at Home has some great tips. She shares nine different categories of part-time, work from home jobs that could easily become your side hustle.

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Many of them don’t require any extra skills, though most will take a little training. Some pay flat hourly rates, up to $30 an hour, while some pay a per-project fee.

Here are some of her suggestions:

  • Micro-jobs on sites like, including small editing jobs or graphic design projects
  • Customer service jobs you can do from home, both phone support and online chat support
  • Search engine evaluators
  • Data entry
  • Online moderation for message board sites
  • Mystery shop over the phone, evaluating customer service
  • Online tutoring

Find Melecia’s tips for finding these jobs on her site, Melecia at Home.

Jessie Taylor is a freelance writer and crafter who is currently traveling the U.S. in search of her ideal place to live and the perfect cup of coffee. Follow her adventures on Instagram and Twitter.
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