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2020 has been a difficult year for everyone. We are being forced to adapt to things we thought would never be necessary – working from home being just one aspect of the “new normality”. Although there are a lot of people who have been working from home for a while now, for some of us, it’s something to get used to.
Fortunately, technology allows us to get almost anything done from the comfort of our own homes. Just about any industry has found its way to make things function online, and this has opened up a lot of possibilities for profitable stay-at-home jobs. Today, there are a lot of jobs for women online, from working on cam girl sites to a freelancer for a corporate company, all women including stay-at-home mums can easily make a nice, steady profit.
And if you aren’t sure just what job you could do, join us as we take a look at four highly profitable jobs that you can earn money working. All of these are rather popular nowadays, and that’s not going to change anytime soon.
#1 Online Tutoring
Whether it’s a new language or a new skill, the pandemic has got a lot of people spending their time at home learning something new. And while there are a lot of courses that are available online, there is no denying that nothing is as effective as a one-on-one lesson with someone that is proficient in a certain skill. If you have such knowledge, especially if you are proficient in a foreign language that is famous these days, you can make a good profit by teaching someone online.
There is certainly no shortage of ways to do this, and you will find a host of tips and tricks to make things easier for you. Communication is pretty easy – all you need is Skype or Zoom, and you can find students on social media pages easily. If you are wondering how to pitch the right students, search for Facebook groups that unite people searching for tutors or info on the topic you are tutoring in. With the right approach, you can find students for almost any skill or knowledge you are capable of teaching.
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#2 Social Media Marketing
With practically the entire world being online, it is now more important than ever for brands (and individuals) to have a strong online presence. Everyone wants people to be able to find them, and advertising on social media is the way to go in 2020.
Social media is something you just can’t ignore. It’s currently the most important medium for connecting with people, promoting your brand, and engaging with potential customers. If you have the knowledge (or the will to learn a bit), you can easily make money by promoting brands. With everything going on in the world, finding clients is rather easy, and all you have to do is prove your skills from then on.
In this kind of environment, word travels quickly, so if you’re good at it, you’ll have more clients coming in before you know it – this can turn into a rather profitable thing. To make things even better, you can expand your skill set to include SEO and PPC marketing as time goes on, and be able to offer even more services to more clients.
#3 Freelance Content Writer
If you have a flair for finding a good story and making it engaging for readers, this may very well be right up your alley. This is a slightly tricky one, as you need to be good when you’re starting out and you need to be able to prove yourself to clients rather quickly.
The good thing about it is that nowadays there is certainly no shortage of online platforms that allow you to promote your skills and portfolio. These are where you’ll probably land your first customers, and you can often find a great team you can work with long term.
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But once you’ve established yourself as a good writer, you can start communicating directly with clients like websites, online magazines, or companies, and this is when you’ll start making a lot more. It’s an interesting job to do, and you will find that you’re quickly learning new skills and you’re expanding your knowledge about various industries.
#4 Virtual Assistant
If you’re a fan of working with people, getting an online job as a virtual assistant is a great idea. Whether it’s for an individual, or for an established online business, it’s something that will keep you engaged and it’s honestly a really fun job.
You will find yourself handling things like customer support, scheduling, data entry, social media management, and you’ll learn a lot about various elements. If you’re already comfortable with some of these things, you can offer them immediately, and add others to your portfolio as you learn.
In a couple of months, you’ll find yourself with a busy schedule, making a great hourly wage, and enjoying your everyday life!