September 6, 2016

10 Ways To Make Money In The Shared Economy

What do you want from a job? Independence? Flexibility? Freedom? A paycheck?  If this is what you want, it’s time for you to make money in the shared economy.

Man enjoying working in the sharing economy while checking smartphone

Jobs in the shared economy are super popular – and very easy to get. The shared economy operates on the idea of optimizing resources and utilizing assets. It’s a simple business model that uses supply and demand concepts to make life better for everyone.

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An example that everyone can relate to is Uber. Uber is a multi-billion dollar, global ridesharing company. Anyone can sign up to be an Uber driver. These drivers use smartphone technology and their own cars to earn money by providing transportation services. There are enough Uber drivers to fill the demand everywhere. These drivers get paid to drive when they choose to.

But Uber is only one of many shared economy companies. Maybe you’ve heard of companies like Fiverr, Uber, Vayable, Chegg Tutors, Rover, Ghostruck, TaskRabbit, Shyp, Instacart, Postmates, Lyft, or countless others? All of these companies are actively looking for people like you to join the shared economy revolution.

The shared economy concept is a win-win for everyone. The shared economy company makes a small commission on every transaction for playing matchmaker. People who work in the shared economy gets to be their own boss, set their own hours, and gets paid. The customer gets the services they desire at a competitive rate. Are you wondering how you can become  a part of the shared economy? It’s easy!

Here are ten different ways to make money in the shared economy:

  1. Ridesharing
  2. On-Demand Delivery
  3. Peer-To-Peer Car Sharing
  4. On-Demand Odd Jobs
  5. On-Demand Moving
  6. Pet Sitting
  7. Freelancing
  8. Teaching, Tutoring, and Coaching
  9. Travel Gigs
  10. Meal Sharing

Each of these shared economy niches has numerous different companies that want to hire you. Work for one of these companies or work for lots. The more you work, the more you’ll make. It’s a cool way to make a living.

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It’s up to you if you what to go 100% in and make a living as a shared economy worker or if you want to pick up an extra few hours of work to pay for date night. Anyone can make money in the shared economy. Search and apply for shared economy jobs today.

About this Author 

Derek Lennon is a skier and writer who lives, works, and plays in the mountains. He travels the globe in search of snow and adventure. Life has allowed him to live and work all over the world doing cool jobs and loving every minute of it.

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