5 Side Hustles You Can Do On Weekends in Lagos 
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5 Side Hustles You Can Do On Weekends in Lagos 

Weekends in Lagos are synonymous with vibrant parties and well-deserved relaxation. 

However, amidst the rhythm of celebrations and leisure, there lies a world of opportunity to add an extra dimension to your weekends.

If you’re looking to turn your spare time into something productive, we’ve got just the thing for you. 

Here are some exciting side hustles that can seamlessly fit into your Lagos weekend, allowing you to enjoy the best of both worlds – the energy of the city and the potential for extra income. 

Freelance writing or editing

If you have good writing or editing skills, you can use your weekends to freelance for websites, blogs, or businesses.

There are many websites where you can find freelance writing or editing gigs, such as Upwork, Fiverr, and Truelancer.com. If you can’t access these platforms you can prioritise using your social media to showcase your writing services.

Once your network knows you offer such services they can refer you to blogs and businesses that will pay well.

Online tutoring 

Online platforms like Cambly, TutorOcean, Preply, and Learn to Be, make it easy for you to tutor students online. 

To get started you need to identify the subject that you excel in. This will help you join the list of young entrepreneurs who are generating income from their side hustle. It will also make your weekends eventful as you will be meeting new people.

Sell a digital product

As long as people continue to seek knowledge in this digital world, selling digital products will remain a viable side hustle.

Digital products could include educational materials, audio files (like stock sound effects or music), digital templates, and more. If you are an educator, you could sell educational materials. If you are a musician, you could market music needed for movies and ad campaigns.

If you are a graphic designer, you can also sell graphics to websites. So, use your weekends to design these products. 

Once your products are ready, you can take advantage of platforms like Digital Downloads, SendOwl, Courses, Single Music, and FetchApp amongst others to sell your products.

Become a rideshare driver

This is another side hustle that has greatly enriched some young entrepreneurs. Do you know how to drive and have a valid driver’s license? If yes, then you could start making money this weekend.

You could use your vehicle or a friend’s vehicle to drive for tried and tested companies like Uber or Bolt.

Offer digital marketing services

Since online businesses always need people to create content, run social channels, optimize a website, etc, you can make money through this side hustle.

To get started, take advantage of the numerous digital marketing certification courses online.  Once you are certified, normalize advertising your services.

You can set up a basic website with a portfolio of your work. Also, You can take a step further by creating an online course and selling it as a digital product to people who want to learn your skills.

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