Job satisfaction may always not be easy to get when you are doing a regular corporate job. Slogging for hours and yet not receiving the desired results makes many to quit their jobs and look for something more rewarding. So, if you want to be your own boss and set up a more comfortable environment for working, you should definitely go for a freelance job. Such jobs can be performed at your own convenient time and can also help you earn better than your previous employment. So,weare going to enlist some bona fide methods of earning by freelancing.
Sell Your Possessions Online
All valuables that are just stocking up uselessly at your house can be sold online, on sites like eBay. You can sell commodities like used books, antiques, gadgets and clothes that you don’t use anymore. Place such items on Craigslist or Facebook where you can easily contact the buyer and get a fair price for these old items.
Become A Direct Marketer
Companies like Tupperware, Avon and Oriflame (to name a few) help to sell their products and services directly to your host party, or online. Search for such direct marketing companies and use your skills to earn better every month.
Participate In Online Surveys
There are MNCs that who need feedback of the common people to design products according to their taste. This can be done by conducting online surveys and people interested to take up this job can approach these companies for participating in these surveys. There are various such online surveys available to earn money but you have to gauge their credibility before heading to earn money from them. Some popular ones are iPsos Isay, Swagbucks, Surveymoney etc.
Work As A Transcriptionist
A transcriptionist is one who converts live or recorded speech into a written or digital image text. You can work as a medical transcriber where recorded dictations of healthcare professionals are interpreted to produce diagnostic test results, operative reports and other such medical documents.
Work As A Customer Care Executive
Big MNCs offer customer service jobs to people who want to work from home. You just need a phone and a laptop/desktop with a steady internet connection where you will be provided with a call list to make calls to the customers.
Be A Social Media Manager
There are some organizations that require people to handle their Facebook and Twitter pages to update information on the latest news and events of that organization. This work can be done from home too and you can be paid quite well. Look out for such jobs on reputed job portals.
Design & Host Websites
If you are adept at website designing, then this is definitely another option you can go for, to earn money at home. Websites like Freelancer.com and Moonlighting, to name a few, offer you website designing jobs where after you place your bids for the job, and wait for employers to contact you to get the assigned job done. Some employers may also ask you to look after any technical issues faced by your created website and therefore pay you accordingly.
Become An Online Tutor
If you hold good academic records then you can become an online tutor for a subject you are proficient at. You can also create online courses or sell self-prepared question banks based on certain subjects for schools or colleges. Some good online tutor websites like superprof.co.in ,tutor.com, skooli.com and cheggtutors.com offer good pay to online tutors.
Become A Search Engine Evaluator
You can earn quite well if you become a search engine evaluator at appen.com. All you have to do is look out for the relevancy of some specific search terms typed in a search engine. The pay is pretty good where you can be offered more than $13 per hour. To get hired you need to take a lengthy online test where a lot of study material will be provided to get hired successfully.
Rent Out Rooms Of Your House
You may have rooms in your house that stay unused. In such a case you can be of help to travelers and backpackers who need clean affordable rooms to retreat to. Just rent out your rooms at Airbnb or Craiglist and price themsuitably, and be a good host.
Rent Your Shed Or Backyard
If you have one, then lend it to someone at an affordable price and earn money from your unused storage space. Provide your house’s backyard to people who need to keep their recreational vehicles during the off-season. This will help you to earn good money even by staying back at home.
Take Up A Writing Job
If you have a flair for writing apply to online writing job posts where you will be given various topics to write on. You can also work as a proofreader if you have enough experience in writing and a stronghold in English.
Sell Digital Products Online
Digital goods like e-books, music files and software digital images can be delivered digitally to your target audience through Paypal and WordPress. You can act as a digital product manager where you have to oversee the inception of a new online product to its launch by using marketing methods to further enhance the features of that particular product.
Become An Affiliate Marketer
When people buy your linked products online, you can earn a commission out of it. You first need to choose your niche, build a site by doing research on the different affiliated products, set up excellent content to attract the audience and promote the product successfully. Sites like eBay, ShareAsale&AmazonAssociates to name a few can help you to become a successful affiliate marketer.
These work from home methods will definitely help you to be your own boss. But going for freelancer jobs definitely need a lot of legwork and sometimes you run the risk of not getting paid regularly. So there is always the option of switching jobs to get hold of a reliable employer.
Love Counting My Pennies?
Sign up to get our latest content by email.