A survey of 2,000 individuals, lugged out by Visa Europe, has exposed that millions are turning into small entrepreneurs by transforming pastimes into part-time companies and earning an additional 1,815 a year!
Wannabe designers make the most at 3,700 a year, while jewellery-makers scrape in around 300.
It appears the popularity of social networks and the use of the internet has actually had a big effectinfluence on success, with budding lAlan Sugars selling and marketing on Facebook and Twitter.
Kevin Jenkins, of Visa, said: Selling and marketing by means of the internet opens up the market to everybody. It is a possibility for anybody and everyone to be in the companybusiness with an idea or craft they are enthusiastic about.So next time you bake a cake or knit a scarf, believethink about just how much cash money you could make from it! By Alice Hughes