By creating original, entertaining videos and uploading them to YouTube, you have the chance to get in front of the largest audience in the world and make money online. With enough views and subscribers you can make some serious money through advertisements and product marketing.
A “gig” in the online world is small work or projects you do as a freelancer using a particular online marketplace as a means to find work, book clients and get paid. This work pays quite well ($25+/hour is quite common) is quite varied, including copywriting, painting, cleaning, software/website development, computer support, translations, putting together furniture, carpentry work and a lot else. This can be a great online side hustle for college students.
By leveraging an online tutor platform you can either have your own designated students you pick and tutor or every time you login you are randomly assigned someone who has questions in your area of expertise.
By leveraging an app, like Uber, you pickup up people in your vehicle and drive them around for a fare.