A father from Camden in London has been profiting from his ‘quite unique’ business idea for the past 25 years. He told Express.co.uk he earns £300 in his spare time and has a lot of fun.
While a third of people are already leading their own hustles according to data from Simply Business, others would benefit from a little inspiration.
As for side hustle, nothing beats Dan Carrier’s idea – he’s a DJ on a bike – which allows him to bring his love of music to community events, parades and festivals.
Dan has been a reporter for his local newspaper for 20 years, but on the weekends he likes to ditch his dictaphone for his mixing decks.
Speaking exclusively to Express.co.uk, he said he has been DJing in his spare time around Camden for as long as he can remember.
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“I was like ‘wait a minute, I have something quite unique’.
“So I decided to give it a shot.”
Dan has had great results on the site because he says people go there to find jobs with a particular skill set.
With the Queen’s Jubilee fast approaching, this could be a gold mine for others with skills to sell.
The father-of-two is so passionate about his DJing that he would probably do it ‘for free’ although of course the extra cash is an added bonus.
He said that every time the money hits his bank account, “it’s a nice feeling” that allows him to “pedal into the sunset with a smile on his face.”
It also helps keep the family happy when he can take them on a great vacation like the one they are planning this summer on the French Riviera.
Although not everyone can DJ, Dan recommends Airtasker to anyone who wants to earn extra money from their individual talent.
Up to £1.7billion will be spent by Britons over the Platinum Jubilee weekend, hiring children’s entertainers, party planners, DJs and caterers.
Signing up for the platform is free, but Airtasker will take 20% for each job.
Tim Fung, co-founder of Airtasker, told Express.co.uk: “The Platinum Jubilee is about bringing people together to celebrate this historic milestone.
“With plenty of street parties and social events planned, London will be bustling, so this is a great opportunity for Britons to volunteer their skills and earn some cash ahead of the Jubilee weekend.”