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20 Side Business you can start with full-time job

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Side Business – Quitting a 9 to 5 job and starting a business is a dream seen by many individuals. However, only a few can able to make it. The fear of not having a steady paycheck is one of the most prominent reasons, why people don’t quit a job to start a full-time business. If you are in the same boat I have something for you. You can first start a side business along with a full-time job. Starting a side business along with a job is a slightly less risky affair.

A question that might be popping up in your mind is what type of side business I can start along with a full-time job? So, here is a list of 20 Side Business Ideas that you can start keeping a full-time job intact. I hope these side business ideas will help you in starting your first business.

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20 Side Business you can start with a full-time job

1 Tuition Class

The first side business you can start along with your full-time job is tuition class. Tuition class is an evergreen business. In order to start tuition classes, you don’t even need big capital. You can start this business from your home. Every evening or morning you can give tuition to school children and earn decent money. You can convert this side business to full-time business after running it for a few years.

2 Homemade food

The second side business for you is the homemade food business. To be successful in this business, you need to be very good at making food. You can initially start will small items like chocolates, namkeen etc and expand it at a later stage.

3 Catering

The food catering business is third side business you can start with a full-time job. However, you will need a team of people working with you. You should be extremely good at managing things as this business requires extremely good management skills.

4 Party Organizer

You can start your own side business as a party organizer. You need to be creative and good at management skills to become a party organizer. It will take time to establish you as a party organizer.

5 Interior Decorating

Interior decorating is next in the list of the side business. You need to be creative and result-oriented to start this business.  It is no investment business. As an interior decorator, you can charge fixed or commission-based money to your client.

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6 Real Estate Agency

A very good side business along with a full-time job is a real estate agency. You can start this business with zero investment. You need to have contact with a few builders and clients who are looking for property for sale and rent. You can earn very good money from this business.

7 Computer Troubleshooting

If you have knowledge of the computer field you can start a part-time business in computer and IT device troubleshooting. In this business, you need to repair or replace IT devices. As IT field is growing this business could be a very good business idea.

8 Computer Training Institute

Computer training is an evergreen small side business idea. Today nothing works without a computer and everyone needs computer domain knowledge. If you have passion you can establish a very good computer training Institute.

9 Social Media Marketing

The next idea is also from the IT field, it is called as social media marketing. As a social media marketing expert, you need to serve to help companies to increase social engagement and marketing of products.

10  Blogging

Blogging is a very good side business. You can work for few hours and earn a decent income from this idea. However, it will take a time to establish yourself as a professional blogger. Here your income depends on multiple factors.

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11 Content Writer

If you are good at writing content you can start working as a content writer. Many online websites are looking for a content writer and they are ready to pay in $ based on the quality of the content.

12 Website designer or Consultant

Startup businesses are growing in India and more than 60% of startup businesses own the website. This argument is enough to make website design an evergreen business idea. You can also take advantage of this by starting a side business as a website designer or consultant.

13 Network Marketing

One of the most powerful side businesses now a day is network marketing. You can start this business anytime. However, you need to be careful in selecting the right network and company for which you are acting as a network marketer.

14 Freelancer 

You can become a freelancer and start your side business as a freelancer by bidding on projects online. These projects are fixed-cost timeline-based projects. Some of these projects require special skills.

15 Photographer

Well, photography is not everyone’s cup of tea. However, if you are good at clicking photos you can start your second career as a photographer. You can start this side business with very low investment.

16 Fitness or Yoga Class

Starting a fitness or yoga class is a very good side business idea. People are health conscious today and they are ready to spend money for it.

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17 Accounting

If you are good at accounting and bookkeeping you can start your side business as an accountant. Many small firms and business organizations are looking for part-time person to manage an account. You can explore your skills to earn more money.

18 Marriage Bureau

If you are female and want to do something after office hours, the marriage bureau is an ideal side business for you. It may take some time at an initial stage to establish this business.

19 Skill or Hobby Class  

You can start your own Skill or Hobby class at your home and earn decent money part-time. You need to be skillful in order to run this class successfully.

20 Mechanical Turk or Virtual Assistant

Mechanical Turk means working online for some fixed task. These tasks are like data entry, letter typing, etc. It is also referred to as a virtual assistant task. Income earned from these tasks is low and depends on the type of work.

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Over to You –

Hope you have enjoyed the side business ideas mentioned above. If I have missed any side business ideas that you can start with your full-time job please share the same in the comment section.

Shitanshu Kapadia
Shitanshu Kapadia
Hi, I am Shitanshu founder of moneyexcel.com. I am engaged in blogging & Digital Marketing for 10 years. The purpose of this blog is to share my experience, knowledge and help people in managing money.