The dismal economy is just one reason why many IT professionals are supplementing their income with various side projects. Are you? Let us know by taking this poll.
Many IT professionals supplement their income with various side projects. For years, I ran a Web server in my house and did Web development work on the side to bring in a few extra dollars. Even now, I write for TechRepublic.
Freelance work is not always about the money; sometimes, these side gigs encourage us to learn new things, lead to the start of a new career as a consultant, or just give IT pros something to do with their free time.