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Published on November 29th, 2018 | by Anica O

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Follow Your Passion: 4 Ways To Transform Your Hobby Into A Career

The idea of making a living from your passions can seem alien, especially if your passion isn’t playing in the stock market. Do not fret, the hobby you are passionate about can become a career by simply seeing things a bit differently. The following are four hobbies you can make into a living.

Bake for Others

Baking may not seem like the kind of hobby that could make you money, but that is not the case. You can bake a few things, and sell them using social media platforms to connect to people nearby. You can post pictures of your creation on Instagram and create a fan base. Once you have a following you can start catering and creating custom orders. Just try it out before you actually consider opening up a bakery for yourself. This is how many successful food trucks get started and eventually turn into brick and mortar stores.

Hair and All

Another hobby that most people do not really think can make much money is hair styling. Those who are talented at creating different hair styles such as box braids, hair cutting or other looks should definitely consider turning this hobby into a business. If you like to color your hair for fun you should consider going into a cosmetology program to get a license. Do you like makeup? You should consider becoming a hair and makeup person. You can go to clients or be a HMUA for photo shoots. Get your portfolio started by networking with photographers. Stop using your talent for only family when you can charge strangers. Again, this is something you can try out in your community first before investing in a cosmetology salon just to see how it goes.

Travel the Country

Traveling might not seem like something you can turn into a career, but it can be. Sure, most people just waste money when traveling, but those who can change their point of view on traveling should consider purchasing a truck from trusted dealers like Arrow Truck Sales. Owning a truck means that you can transport goods for companies, making money as you travel. Keep in mind that you get to set your own schedule, so you still have control over where you go and when.

Health Always Matters

Those who love to exercise and know a lot about staying fit should consider passing along that information. You can take a few classes in physical fitness to ensure that you know how to teach others about fitness, which can turn your passion for health into a business. You also get to help others reach their fitness goals, and that should bring a smile to your face as well.

These are just some of the passions that you can turn into money. Of course, almost any hobby can be transformed as well, so just figure out how to market your passion, and you’ll find your career you are longing for.


About the Author

A recent college graduate from University of San Francisco, Anica loves dogs, the ocean, and anything outdoor-related. She was raised in a big family, so she's used to putting things to a vote. Also, cartwheels are her specialty. You can connect with Anica here.


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