9 Ideas to turn your hobby into a business

Turning your hobby into online money!

Everybody should have the chance to do what they like for a living! Starting an enterprise it’s not an easy task. With the right platform and the right tools, you can create a successful Online Business in no time and become an entrepreneur! 

9 Ideas to turn your hobby into a business

Turn Hobby into money!

Some ideas of what can make money online, but don’t worry if your hobby isn’t here.  Any hobby can be tweaked into an online business with the right training and the right tools if your hobby ain’t here leave me a comment and I’ll do everything I can and every research needs it, to help give you the choice you have to organize your business.

Sell Handmade  Crafts

You create handmade, sewing, accessories, bags, purses, (jewelry, sewing clothes, art, etc).  You can sell your handmade products on a platform like:

Art & Creativity

If your hobby involves artistic endeavors, there are many ways you can turn your creativity into income.  You can sell your finished products online through resources such as Etsy, Shopify.  Instead of selling your completed works, you can get paid to teach others how to enjoy the hobby.


  • Etsy – Sell on the Etsy platform or create your Handmade Shop
  • Shopify – create your Ecommerce
  • Amazon FBA or Handmade
  • eBay – Sell on eBay platform


Amazon Product

Amazon FBA step by steop



Price: $8.90






You can teach others what you love, make a video, selling online courses has been a profitable industry, I know that a lot of people prefer to learn online

  • Teachable – a place where you can create your courses online
  • Youtube – make an online video of your courses tutorial (youtube paid eventually with subscribers)
  • Know we have TicTock, make 1 minutes video to show people where to go for your business.

Landscaping & Gardening

You could create all sorts of businesses in this Niche.  Many people are looking for advice and ideas when it comes to landscaping and gardening.  And even more, are looking to purchase supplies online.


Here are a few ideas:

  1. Become a local landscaping specialist                                           
  2. Make a video on the small balcony garden
  3. Write a blog on lawn care for all 4 seasons(Canada)
  4. Showcase different garden designs
  5. Discuss the zones of plants and flowers
  6. How about pests and diseases?


There are so many niches within this one area, that your particular skills could easily be monetized. (here are some examples of niche: miracle-gro, Green Earth, )


Americans spent over $70 billion on pets and this was in 2018?  Wow!  People sure love their pets.  So if you love animals, or simply want in on a piece of that pie, this is another great niche to build a business in.

So many ideas…

    1. Pet pictures
    2. Vegan pet food/make your own and sell it
    3. Accessories and indulgent
    4. Grooming and boarding
    5. Pet clothes


This list could go on and on, but you get the idea here.

If you’re a pet owner like me, you can probably come up with an idea just from a solution you’re looking for yourself.

Reading & Writing

You like reading, you can get paid reading.  There are many ways you can monetize your hobby. You can become a freelance book reviewer, start a blog, write your own book, or become an editor.

There are easy ways to become a published author. Some people start writing short articles for magazines that he loves reading and now their writing for many magazines that seek out his expertise in various areas like camping, cooking, design, or more  


 Here are some sites to sell online.

  • Upwork, become a freelancer, user tester
  • Amazon, become a published author
  • Moody Publishers, get free books and write reviews on your blog
  • Write E-book to help people “make money online”


This is a big industry, and if you can specialize in a type of food or technique, you’d have it made.  And what about the diets that are taking over the internet?  It’s a big Niche to attack but if you have the skill and knowledge of cooking, go for it, you’ll surely make good recipes and good blogs, create your cooking website.

And so many ways to monetize your blog, like advertising, videos, promoting supplies, online courses, tutorials, tic tock…

What's cooking


Photography is a great business, there are so many ways to show your photos.  Better for you to have your camera on you always and take great photos you can sell online! Most images are digital and easy to sell on platforms.

One way to do it is to take pictures (try to buy the most professional) and go on      .com and you download the pic and try to sell. Take any picture, dog, cat, landscape, river photography, an old trailer, any good picture as a value.  If you travel, travel pictures always make good images to sell.

  • Adobe Stock
  • Shutterstock
  • Photomoto
  • Etsy
  • photoshelter.com
  • Stocksy


Writing Blog

There are many ways to start writing either blog, writing and becoming freelancers, or writing an e-book. There are so many options you have on the internet.  Become an Affiliate Marketing.

  • Write blogs for employer’s as freelance
  • write a scary story as a freelance
  • write ebook
  • write blogs as an affiliate marketer and get pay
  • write a critique for employers

Teach English.

You may not know that English teachers are in huge demand.  And been native English you may not realize it, but you already have the number one qualification you need for a fun portable income that can hand you a steady paycheck from anywhere in the world.

More people on the planet speak English as a second language than those who speak it as a first.  More than two-thirds of the world’s scientists read English.  More than 80% of the world’s electronically stored information is in English.  Today more than one billion people are learning English.

This is are a huge opportunity for English teachers.

Final Thoughts

All those hobbies I talk about above you can make affiliate marketing and build your Online Business with Wealthy Affiliate from one of the hobbies and write about it.  Write about one of the Topics and review products from merchands and promote them and you’ll be working from a home building your business and making a commission from the product you will talk about!

Make a profitable business with your hobby so you’ll know about what you will be talking about.  You will be followed throughout your learning journey by experts who are successful and have good experience in growing an online business.




Today it’s easy to turn your hobby into a business. You will need patient, good training, there are so many opportunities online but it will take hard work.

Choose the one you’re most likely going to commit to in the long run.  You’ll see within the months, years your business will become a Passive Income Online for you.  

make your hobby a business

Quote: Paris wasn’t built in a day!  Building a business takes time, effort, hard work, and


Success is very cumulative by design. This means that everything you do now, and every step you take will contribute towards your personal success in the future. An exciting journey does lie ahead and the effort you put forth now will pay off later and often forever!

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4 Replies to “9 Ideas to turn your hobby into a business”

  1. Thanks for the informative post. I like how you gave examples of ways to make money. The pets were interesting since I have a few cats. Sounds like it could be a great niche since people spend so much on their pets.

    1. Hi john, thank you for your wonderful comment. I try to wright the easier way that reader will have no problem to understand. Yes I can say that pets are a great Niche. People love their pets so much that they don’t look at price some time.

      Take care

  2. Hi,

    These are great ideas. I tried photography on Shutterstock, but my photos were not good enough. I need a professional camera to do this, and I don’t want to make that investment yet. I have a vegan food website, so I hope that it will soon take off, seeing that the food industry is popular 🙂
    Thank you for these inspirations!

    1. hello Christine, It’s not easy making good picture, but I know somebody who did it with just is camera phone, but it’s not for everybody,

      thank you for your nice comment
      wich you success on your vegan websited

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