Teacher’s TIPS: How can you make more money in Thailand besides teaching?
Thailand has been one of the most popular country that people love to visit in the world. Foreigners come to Thailand with different purposes. In order to live in Thailand, foreigners need to have a job order obtain in Thailand. Depending on the educational background or country, these people come from, there are many possibilities with regard to employment. One possibility if you have a degree is to be a teacher, especially an English teacher. There are many English institutions in Thailand which employ native and non-native English speaker’s teacher.
So, what are you going to do to maximize your earnings besides teaching? In my previous articles, I’ve enlisted some popular ways teachers should do to earn extra income as their side hustles. There are so many ways which teachers can do to earn more extra even if you don’t want to do tutoring at home. Whether you just want to sit in your computer or sip your favorite strong, fresh sweet aroma of coffee, or go out for shopping and travelling, YOU can earn a good cash doing the things you love! This is what my article is all about. I’m going to teach you proven ways you can earn more CASH in your spare time even if you don’t teach!
TIP CASH 1: BLOGGING
Why do you start a blog? And how does it make you money?
Blogging is a type of website that focuses mainly on written content, known as blog posts. It has quickly become one of the most popular ways of communicating and spreading information and news. It is a great way of expressing yourself and also a fantastic way to share information with others. There are so many reason why you need to start a blog. And one of the best reasons bloggers are crazy about it is they earn great cash out of it!
In order for you to earn money from blogging, you need to set up your own blog. Choose your blogging platform. Options are available such as WordPress and Blogger (there are more…) Now once you’ve set up your blog, start creating useful content. Your content must be valuable that people would want to follow you because you’ve touched their lives. In other words, your content must be helpful to your readers.
Tip: Start writing a content with just 500 words.
One of the ways most bloggers earn money from blogging is through the affiliate marketing. To make money from affiliate marketing, you need to promote a product or website to earn a certain percentage as commission from sales made. All you need to do is to link up a buyer and seller; once the sale is made, you earn your commission. So, where do you get products online that you will promote? Amazon is the most popular and one of the largest marketplace in the online world. There are thousands of products available that you can choose from to promote in your websites or in social media. Another popular online marketplace for affiliate marketers is the clickbank. There are countless of products to promote.
TIP CASH 2: BUYING THAI PRODUCTS TO SELL
This is actually one of my favorite things to do in earning more cash besides teaching here in Thailand. I search for product suppliers that I sell online and offline too. From fashion clothes to beauty products, I’ve earned decent amount of money from them. I only use Facebook as my selling platform to reach for buyers. I also send the Thai goods to my country Philippines and have my resellers sell them for me. Selling is what I love the most when it comes to earning extra cash. So, if selling seems appealing to you, why not start doing it and maximize your earnings! Remember, teachers make great entrepreneurs!
Tip: Always negotiate with a wholesale price.
Bangkok is large city with thousands of wholesalers and distributors of fashion clothes and beauty products a few to mention. Bobae tower is a wholesale and retail market cheap clothing. The market area offers two huge wholesale shopping areas the Bobae tower and the Bobae market. The market is open from 6 am to 6 pm daily. Then, during the night, there will be other sellers to inherit and they will sell until dawn.
Another famous wholesale and retail shopping market is Pratunam. Pratunam is Thailand’s largest clothing market. The market includes retail stores and outdoor stalls. So, if you buy more you could save more and of course, you can have a good profit.
TIP CASH 3: BE A TRAVEL AGENT
To be a travel agent, you don’t need to go out of your house just to sell tickets to the people who travel. You don’t need to shout at the mall convincing the people walking by to buy travel tickets from you. If you have a desktop or laptop, a tablet and phone you can effortlessly market your tickets online. With a cup of strong sweet aroma of coffee on your table, you are on the go of marketing your ticketing business. But bear in mind that being a travel agent doesn’t mean you’ll get a lot of money instantly. It is still depending on your hard work and skills in marketing your business. Most travel agents work hard to earn their money. They are paid in commissions and fees. Reputable agents will charge their clients service fees for their time. They can help travelers to save time and money by booking the right holiday deals for their needs. If you are interested in becoming a travel agent, know that the amount of money you make will depend on several factors. The type of clients you serve, your level of skill and the kind of holidays you help plan will all determine how much you make.
Tip Cash 4: SELLING FOODS
Foods such as viands, cookies and breads are very easy to sell. Most people love to eat. We sell cookies and breads to the Filipino community here in Thailand. Not only that Filipinos are our customers but Thais are becoming interested to our cookies, breads and cakes. So, if cooking and baking interest you to make extra cash, what’s stopping you? You don’t need a big capital to start this small business that you can absolutely do besides teaching.
Where do you sell your foods? In our experience, we just sell online. We offer free delivery around the city. You can also sell in the markets. We haven’t done selling at the markets yet but it’s possible to sell your goods at the markets.
We teachers are good at economizing. All you need to do is to start earning extra income by doing the things you love!
Tip: Always remember that teachers make great entrepreneurs! Make this as your motivation to earn more cash.
If you are a teacher in Thailand and you have other tips to share with our fellow teachers to make more money besides teaching, feel free to share. Let’s help building each other’s lives by sharing together.