The idea of working from home and making money online has been gaining increasing popularity. Why would it not? Online work from home jobs gives you flexibility and the comfort of working from your home. But many have trouble finding what online job they can do. So, here are 10 easy online working home jobs that anyone can do without any prior experience.
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If you can read and write in more than one language you might be in luck. There are so many businesses that are looking for translators to translate their content from one language to another. You don’t need to have any extra-ordinary skills or prior experience. All you need is a sound knowledge of the two languages and you can start working.
There are many websites dedicated to providing translation services. They have many clients who use their platform to get their translation work done and in turn, they hire translators to finish the job. Some websites conduct a test before accepting you as a translator. Some of the famous platforms in this area are:
You could get paid by the hour or per word. In any case, this could be a great way to put your language skills to use and earn some money (possibly even a full-time income).
Call Center Agent
Call Center jobs are pretty easy to get started with. All you need is a phone connection and a quiet place to be able to talk clearly on the phone. You can work for any company as a call center agent from your home and all you need is to be familiar with the script they provide.
Sounds easy enough right? Call center agent jobs are available on many platforms. You can simply google call center jobs available in your area or there are dedicated platforms that provide online call center services you could apply to. Either way, it is one of the easiest jobs to find and do.
Here are some dedicated call center service providers you can try applying to:
- Sitel Group
- Working Solutions
Virtual Assistant is nothing but being an assistant to someone but from home. You might have to do a variety of tasks like answering e-mails, setting schedules and calendars or keeping track of accounts, etc, all from the comfort of your home.
If you have experience of being an assistant, then great! However, it is not mandatory. You might match your schedule to the requirement of the employer but otherwise, it is flexible. This job mostly pays by the hour.
Here are platforms dedicated to provided virtual assistant services you can apply to:
- 24/7 Virtual Assistant
- Virtual Staff Finder
- Time etc
Can you write? Do you have an eye for finding mistakes? Content is the king these days and anyone who can write or edit content well has a good chance of making money as a writer, editor or a proof-reader. You need to have a good command over whichever language you choose to write in and you are set.
You can also specialize in web content writing. All you need for that is to learn a little something called SEO (Search Engine Optimization). You can use YouTube for that. Then it is time to start looking for jobs.
Following some of the platforms that are dedicated to content writing services that you can apply for:
- ProBlogger Job Board
- Text Broker
If you are looking to start a remote job that you one day hope to be your full-time career, content writing is a great option. The more you gain experience and expertise in particular topics, the higher you can earn per hour or word.
Social Media Manager
These days everyone is on social media. That is why companies are trying to leverage the crowd there to market their products and services. They need someone to keep posting regular content and engage with people to build brand trust and sell more. That is where social media manager comes in.
Every company tries to be present in as many relevant social media as possible. You could become an expert in one platform or choose to know enough about multiple platforms and apply for this job.
There are some things you need to know for this job though:
- Handling public profiles.
- Learning about the social media platform’s algorithm.
- Knowing the tips and tricks into getting more eyes for the page.
- Being able to understand and use statics.
You can learn all these online through YouTube videos or you can take a course. You can apply for social media manager jobs in many freelancer platforms which we will talk about later in this article.
Transcription is a super simple job. All you need to do is listen to an audio file and type it down in a format that the employer wants it to be in. For this, you could get paid by the hour.
Here are some of the platforms that provide dedicated transcription services that you can take a look at:
Many such websites allow entry-level transcribers without any experience to enroll and work as a translator. You might have to pass some qualifying tests for it. Once you are in, you can start working as a transcriber for a reasonable amount. As you gain more experience, you can even start earning a full-time income as a transcriptionist.
With so many people turning to online learning or tuition, online tutoring is a hot-selling job right now. All you need to start is knowledge in a particular subject and the capacity to deliver that knowledge to other people.
Another option close to online tutoring is to become a language coach and help people learn a new language. Teaching English online is one of the freelancer-favorite jobs.
The tutoring sessions are usually carried out through phone calls or video chats and can be anywhere from a half-hour to 2 hours. The pay is pretty decent too.
Here are some of the best platforms to start making money as an online tutor:
- Homework Tutoring
- Smart Thinking
Data Entry is one of the ancient and easiest ways of making money online. It does not require any skill other than knowing your way around the keyboard (typing). Many data entry works are on the line of typing the text in pictures or pdf files into word documents. So, the work is pretty easy.
You should be careful of the scams out there. If any job requires you to pay a deposit, do not bother trying it. Here is some legit data entry website that you can start with:
- Smart Crowd
Since the job is very simple, there is too much competition in this market. More competition means lower rates.
If you are someone who does not enjoy doing the same work over and over and like to mix things up, micro jobs can be a great work from home option for you. As the name suggests micro-jobs are small tasks that will take a short time to complete. You get paid depending on the task.
To make any real income from this type of job you have to do as many as possible. The following some of the platforms where you can find micro jobs:
- Click Worker
- Amazon’s Mechanical Turk
Many new websites are popping up every day on the internet. As all of these start with the target to attract people, they want to check if they are user friendly before launching a website. For this, they hire someone to do web testing to check if it is easy to navigate.
Since the work does not need a great deal of knowledge and requires you to give only an honest review, anybody can do it and make money. As long as you have a webcam and a microphone to communicate with the client, you are set to make money by testing websites.
Here are some companies you can check out:
These are the 10 easiest work from home options that you can do online.
If you have not found your ‘thing’ in this list, there are other freelance platforms that have all kinds of freelance gigs that you can check out for inspiration. You can find all the above-discussed jobs in these platforms and more:
Hope you found this list useful. All the best for your ‘work from home’ journey!
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