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51 Ways to Earn Money Online Work from Home

With my successful long professional career, growing from the grass-root position upto the Top Management position, i.e. from Office Assistant to the Assistant Director and CEO in India, I decided to stay with my children in Canada and Costa Rica.

I heard that a person can work up to the age of 65 years in western countries.  My strong ambition was to continue working in any Educational Institute as a Lecturer/Professor.  I wanted to share my Learning, Knowledge, Skills and Practical Experience to the youngsters which would give me the fullest satisfaction.

I tried my best in applying for jobs on Full time or Part Time or Contractual basis or as a Consultant.  I was ready to offer my Service either on honorarium or even free to a University which gives free Education to the deserving and needy students. Surprisingly, I was not getting any offer from anywhere, as I guess, for the following reasons :

1.  I did not have necessary Teaching Experience to be a Lecturer or Professor

2.  I was not a PR (Permanent Resident) of this country

3.  Because of my last position was a CEO and also because of my age group.

4.  Covid-19 Lockdown

5. I did not know the local language : Spanish

I also searched in Google for any Online Job so that to work from home.  I found some in the fields of Education & Training, Entrepreneurship, E-Commerce, Affiliate Marketing, Freelancing, Technical,  Social Media & Multimedia, Consultancy, and General Administration & Services.  It’s my pleasure  sharing these with you so that you can get influenced and benefited from these. 

As you can see, there are numerous ways of earning money from online jobs or online work or through online business work from home. All you have to do is to review and analyse them thoroughly and focus on whichever attracts you as per your skills and specialization.

Online Jobs for Students Work from Home as  Career  or  Business

Fresh graduates, after finishing their graduation, search for Online jobs work from home no experience.  They apply for job in many places and go through the interview process.  Because of competition, their capability and skills work better here.  Students who continue their studies can also find this Online Job wonderful opportunity to start and get needed experience online.  Online Jobs For Students To Get Your Professional Life Started and will set you on a successful career path.

Following online jobs are not always easy to get, but once you find your way, you’ll be able to build long-term skills, which can be turned into a career or a business.  These are the ways to make money Online by working from Home.  Learn more below about how you can earn a career or business on the world’s work marketplace.  Most of the online jobs are very simple and anyone with basic knowledge of Internet and English language can do this. You can even make thousands of dollars monthly with some of these options.

1. Affiliate Marketer

Affiliate marketing is the process of helping another company to sell their products or services by your special affiliate links. When you sign up for a company’s affiliate platform,  you will receive your unique link or links, that will get you a commission whenever a user clicks on them and decides to buy the products or services.  This is a continuous process.  This is simply a referral marketing where you can earn your commission. Let’s say that you have a website and you signup with retailers like Amazon or Flipkart, promote your favourite products on your website and social media to make decent earning.

When the visitor clicks the affiliate link and buys the book, Amazon or Flipkart will pay you a percentage of the sale.  People love affiliate marketing because they can start earning money without any investment but only with the link.  This is considered as a passive income.

I am discussing affiliate marketing as a separate option because it can fit with any kind of online business, in some scenarios people don’t even own a website but still make money through Affiliate marketing.

There are many Affiliate Networks and Affiliate Marketing Tools.

How much can you earn?          : between 5% and 30% on  products sold through your link.

Where to find the work?            :  Amazon

2. Amazon FBA Store

Amazon is one of the most respected shopping portals.  Along with shopping, you can also make great  income with Amazon work from home by job and by having store.

There are various categories of jobs in Amazon as below:

Amazon Design

Audio / Video / Photography Production

Buying, Planning, & Instock Management

Editorial, Writing, & Content Management

There are various  positions included in these jobs category.

How to start selling on Amazon?

It is a Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA) Store.  You can launch an Amazon FBA store as per the process mentioned below.   Amazon will handle all the shipping, customer service, refunds and payments directly for you. All you need to do is to provide your products to Amazon. They even have a nifty FBA calculator that you can use to calculate your costs of fulfilment and potential for profit.

Whether you’ve already got an established e-commerce business, a great idea for a new product, or you just have a passion for selling, here’s how to take that to the next step with Amazon.

*         Choose a selling plan : Whether you want Individual Plan or  Professional Plan

*         Consider your selling strategy :

Whether you are Manufacturer or Reseller.  You can choose whichever method works for your goals. If you plan to sell your own brand on Amazon, there are lots of resources and tools to help.

*         Create an Amazon seller account online with necessary basic information.


*         Choose the Product :

 Product category | Exact Product | Product Condition (New or Used)

How to Attract Customers?

Provide fast shipping

Advertise your offers

Set competitive prices

Grow your business after the first sale

Stay successful with a very good customers review by providing a seamless, trustworthy, delightful shopping experience for your customers.

3. Baker/Caterer/Chef

If you have the art and passion for baking or cooking, then turn your passion into a  business and earning platform. From your own kitchen, you could start catering services or become a personal chef.  If you’re a baker, you could sell your goods to friends, neighbours, and party organizers or on any special occasions online.

Three of my friends started baking and catering.  They enjoy and continue doing this with very good earnings.  My daughter also did cooking and catering on special events when she did not have a full time job as her career.

4. Blogger

Blogging is an online work or job from which you can make money on a part-time or a fulltime basis.  You can choose a topic you are truly passionate, comfortable and useful to the audience.  You can start  writing about your favorite topics like music, food, travel or any hobby. The opportunities from blogging  are virtually no bound.

Through Blogging, you can earn money in the following ways:

You can write Blogs for your own website.  Your blog can be your online business, it will take some time to build your audience. It usually takes at least 6 to 12 months to earn money from a blog.  But once you start earning money, then your blog can generate money even when you are not very active.

*  Affiliate Marketing – This is where you get paid a commission for any products that you sell through your blog.

*  Placing ads on your blog:  You can create online Advertisements using Google Adsense. You make money whenever someone clicks on such Blocks containing advertisement from Google Adsense.

*  Writing reviews about products or services of other companies.

*  Offering additional paid content within your articles (e.g., downloadable e-book, online consultations or related products).

*  Doing content marketing for your customers. You can either write articles for your client’s blog or pitch guest posts to reputable platforms including links to your client’s site. Your customer will pay you for spreading the word about their services and improving their ranking in search engines.

Generating your own leads for Training, Consulting, Email Marketing, etc.

*  Writing Blogs for other customers and media outlets that pay guest contributors.  You can also write Blogs for others on chargeable basis online, i.e. as a freelancer.

How much can you earn?          : $1,000 to $2,000 plus  per month

There is no any big investment required except Domain Registration, cPanel Hosting and other Plugins.    You need only good writing skills and expertise in finalising the right topic for the Blog.

https://www.domainnow.com/ is one of the most affordable options for Domain Registration & cPanel Hosting. WordPress  platform is very good to create your website with money-making blog up and running.  I started my website and even Blogging through these platforms.

5. Business Proposal or Project Proposal

If you are very good in this with relevant experience, you can earn a lot.  There are companies searching for such experts.  Even I have done this type of work.

Universities, hospitals, and non-profit organizations often need to apply for grant money. Since these applications can be difficult to write, considering the road-map, plan, target with necessary review, etc. 

How much can you earn?:         between $36,000 and $65,000 per annum. 

Where to find the work?  :         https://www.fiverr.com

6. Child Caretaker

Running a childcare business from your home can be lucrative, service oriented and very satisfactory, whether it’s just for a couple of hours or for the entire day. Please make sure that you obtain the necessary license and permit.

You can also have a babysit or house sit to make some money. You can use online resources such as Care.com to get the right source. You can also source child care, senior care, tutoring, housekeeping, day care, physically & mentally challenged care and even pet care.  Your neighbours, family members, relatives and friends or even any information through WhatsApp and facebook can help you with necessary source for this work. 

7. Clinical Research Coordinator

Clinical research coordinators help manage operations for clinical trials. A clinical research coordinator (CRC)  plays an integral role in medical studies of all kinds. They typically work under the direction of the principal investigator (PI), who is in charge of designing, conducting, and managing the clinical trial from a high level. 

Key responsibilities of the CRC include the planning and management of the study, enrollment, maintenance, training initiatives, and maintaining compliance with federal, state, and institutional regulations. In addition, they carry out experiments, clinical research, and medical studies.

The salary levels for clinical research coordinators can vary greatly, depending on factors such as where they work, their level of education and experience, and many other factors.

How much can you earn?:         more than $48,000 per year. 

Where to find the work?  :         https://www.indeed.com     OR https://www.naukri.com/

8.  Consultant

You can sell your knowledge, experience and expertise to many companies. You don’t have to be a super expert in one domain to become a consultant or teacher, you just have to be better in your skills.  You can either monetize your existing skills, or learn new skills, acquire necessary experience that make money online.

Anyone with a core competitive skill can become a consultant and find clients online. For example, if you are a legal or finance professional, then you can make your website, and start attracting clients online.  You can help companies in making a content marketing plan. They may get more business by running better marketing campaigns.

These are just some examples of different areas you can consult on:

  • Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing & sales
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Freelancing
  • Relationships
  • Health & Fitness
  • Fashion & Style
  • Parenting
  • Interior design
  • Writing

Where to find the work?  :      https://www.toptal.com/

9. Copy Writer Online

Copywriters  plan and create written content  for the purpose of advertising goods and services on behalf of a company or a client. This content includes advertisements, slogans, blog posts, emails, sales letters, technical documents, speeches, scripts and website copy.

If you have very good writing skills on the contents mentioned above,  you can easily convert it into a source of income.

Skills & Competencies required:

  • Creativity & Clear Concept
  • Social Media Awareness and Experience
  • Ability to learn on the job
  • Communication
  • Attention to details

How much can you earn?:   $15.00 to $57.00 per hour or on the basis of content or job work

Where to find the work?: Freelancer.com.

10. Customer Support Representative

Do you possess excellent communication skills? Do you also have a landline and reliable internet connections?

Many companies are planning  to outsource customer support services especially when their client base is global and they cannot provide round the clock support service with their own existing team.  If  you have very good experience in this area, willing to offer your services as a freelancer it is good to start now.

Email, social media and chat support services are the most common tasks of an outsourced customer service representative.  However, the wider the range of services you offer, the higher your chance of getting hired.  Data entry jobs, social media management, report preparation and other responsibilities will have added advantages.

How much can you earn?          :  $8 to $15 per hour.

11. Data Entry

There are different data entry jobs available in India & Global. You can find some good companies that can pay you money for working as data entry operator for them.  Entering data for businesses is not very highly skilled and the most exciting job.   You don’t need any previous experience or expertise on this.  You need to have good typing skill for this.

You can do such job with much ease and cool.

How much can you earn?:  between $10 and $30 per hour or on per page basis.

Where to find the work?            :  https://resources.workable.com/

12. Earn Money Online from YouTube

You need to understand that people are making money from YouTube. But you also need to understand that you need to register appropriately and follow the policies.

*         You need Audience

*         Make consistent Videos that viewers really like watching

*         Important that the Videos follow YouTube’s Community Guidelines

*         Join YouTube Partner Program (YPP).  This lets the creators to monetize Videos on YouTube.

How do you qualify for YouTube Partner Program (YPP)?

*         Be in good standing with YouTube

*         Ensure 4000 Public watch hours in the last 12 months

*         Get at least 1000 Subscribers

YouTube Partner Program (YPP) Application Checklist :

*         Fulfil YPP eligibility criteria

*         Sign the Partner Program Terms

*         Sign up for Google AdSense Account

*         Your channel will be reviewed against these policies

What are going to be your Earning Sources?

*         Advertisements

*         YouTube Premium Subscribers watching your content

*         Channel membership or Super Chat once you are approved by YPP

A YouTube user can make around $18 per 1,000 advertisement views, which comes out to $3 to $5 per 1,000 video views.

13. E-commerce : Online Digital Store Owner

You must be having some products in mind to sell on an online store – it could be electronics, jewelry, handkerchiefs, decorative materials, etc.  Even if you do not have your own products, you can sell other’s products with your own small margin.  Ecommerce is a hot business now.    You need pretty way to deliver your content, boost conversions, maximize customer value and run your business without worrying about technology.

The best way to start selling online digital products or services, you should start with this process :

validating idea,

set up the store,

procuring products and

finding customers.

Everyone wants to place order online sitting at home expecting home delivery. Amazon is not the only company benefiting from the rise in consumer spending online.  You can easily build an ecommerce store using  Shopify.   Sam Cart, an eCommerce platform, gives the easiest way to start accepting orders.  You can sell online courses, eBooks, Membership Sites, Coaching and Consulting.

There are sites like Shopify, Magento, WooCommerce and Marketplaces which can help you to launch quickly in  your eCommerce store.

14. Editing and Proofreading

What is Editing?

Editing is correcting, condensing, or changing a draft in preparation for publication. An editor is involved with the big picture of the document.

Content Editing : If you have experience in quality analysis and checking for content errors,  companies are always looking for such talented individuals for editing written works.

What Is Proofreading?

Proofreading involves examining the text and ensures that the written content is free from grammatical errors including spelling, typography, formatting, and syntax.

Proofreading vs Copy Editing

Proofreading and copy-editing are sometimes mixed up or used interchangeably. Knowing the difference between these two concepts can help you when looking and applying for online proofreading jobs.

In professional publishing, copy edition is the act of improving what an author writes. Proofreading , on the other hand, is a safety net that ensures that the author and copy editor didn’t miss anything. These are two different remote jobs with the same goal: making a piece of writing as better readable and error-free as possible. 

Finally the work of proofreading may include copy editing also and which has the following activities:

Find and correct different types of grammatical and punctuation errors.

Incorrect numbering of pages;

Inaccurate index;

Misaligned text;

Additional (or missing) spaces between words;

Incorrect paragraphing.

How much can you earn?:         $25-$50 per hour.  But there are charges on the basis of pages edited or proof reading done.

Where to find the work?  :  https://speakt.com/industry-translation/

Some people use grammarly.com for doing this type of work.  Similarly, many entrepreneurs write their own website texts or blog articles that just need editing and proofreading, or translation for other markets.   You can share your resume and  your work sample.  This will help you win a very high competition prevailing in the market.

You can take the help of Google with Google Search.

Google Docs is an online word processor included as part of the free, web-based platform.  Google Docs Editors suite offered by Google, which also includes Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Drawings, Google Forms, Google Sites, and Google Keep.

With Google Docs, you can create and edit text documents right in your web browser and no special software is required. Even better, multiple people can work at the same time, you can see people’s changes as they make them, and every change is saved automatically.

15.  Email marketing.

Email marketing is a powerful marketing channel.  This is known as both direct marketing and digital marketing, that uses email to promote your  products or services. It can help make your customers aware of your latest items or offers by integrating it into your marketing automation efforts.

There are ways and means how to generate the Email list.  This also depends on the type of business or your products and services.  The money truly is in the list. But building that list is challenging. However, if you’re going to learn anything about online marketing, you should definitely learn how to do marketing through email.  Your marketing will decide on the demand for your products and services which finally leads to purchasing them.  There are tools for this purpose.

16. Facebook Online Jobs & Business

There are Jobs available in facebook which can be searched and located.  Millions of people use Facebook for sharing pictures, chatting with friends and getting many likes, etc,  but there are  so many people making money from Facebook.  There are many ways you can use Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to earn good income.

You can earn money through your Facebook Profile or by creating a Facebook Page or Post. There are other options where you can use Facebook Business, Facebook Marketplace and Facebook Groups,  etc.

Post your Content, Advertisement in Facebook Page.  Also you can make videos in Facebook like in YouTube, and include Advertisements in these Videos.  Learn to manage Advertisements in Facebook and you can earn through this campaign

You can even get paid for likes of all these posts and videos.  This definitely takes time.

17. Film and Post Instructional Videos

People watch videos to learn new skills and knowledge.  Videos give us the right, clear and better information as compared to contents with text and audio. Therefore, engaging and entertaining people with effective videos is very important.

What equipment do you have to use for making videos?

iPhone with iPhone Holder, Pop Filter and Video making App.

Teleprompter with Remote

You do not require fancy cameras, expensive microphones, complicated lighting setups.  These will, of course, be required for highly professional and polished videos.

You can definitely make quality videos with minimum and normal equipment like,  

  • A computer 
  • A camera (even a webcam will do)
  • A microphone
  • Proper Video Editing Tool

How much can you earn?: $12 to $30 per hour based on the level and expertise.

18. Forex Trading

Forex stands for foreign exchange trading.  The foreign exchange market is a global decentralized or over-the-counter market for the trading of currencies. This market determines foreign exchange rates for every currency.  It includes all aspects of buying, selling and exchanging currencies at current or determined prices.

Companies like ETradeSimpler Trading and Ameritrade provide platforms for trading currencies.

Forex.com offers forex & metals trading with award winning trading platforms, tight spreads, quality executions, powerful trading tools and 24 hours live support.

If you are interested in this trading, you can start with an investment.  This decision requires basic knowledge, bright decision making, courageous efforts and experience to be really successful.  There is an operational risk.  I personally have been using ICICIDirect.com.  Udemy has very competitive learning eBook materials on Forex Trading.

19. Freelance Animator

How to Become a Freelance Animator?  Are you an artistic and creative individual who is able to create animation and visual effects for television, movies, video games and other types of media? Then you can work at home as freelance animator and can earn money.

Common animation careers include art director, animator, craft or fine artist, graphic designer, and web developer. Careers in animation may be found in advertising, television, gaming, or film, along with a variety of other industries.

Employment of special effect artists and animators is projected to grow 16% from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations. About 7,800 openings for special effects artists and animators are projected each year, on average, over the decade.

Do you love creating heart-stopping images and gorgeous videos? Do you wish to get paid for your creative work? You might become a freelancer on Upwork, where businesses meet the talent.

How much can you earn?          :  $20 to  $38 per hour.

Where to find work?                  :  Upwork.com

20. Freelancer

Freelancing means providing your services to your clients.  Freelancing is one of the best opportunities of work from home to make big income. You can make your clients permanent with your satisfactory services by increasing their business. 

Who can become a Freelancer?

Whoever has specialized skills, willingness and Marketing Skills.  Freelancer platforms can show you the way how to go about it. Some of the most popular freelancer platforms include Fiverr, Upwork and  Freelancer

There are over 2600 work categories with different skills like programming, designing, marketing, writing, online promotion, web designing, coding, singing, dancing, creating videos, photography, image editing, etc.

How to Earn Money at Freelancer.com?

  1. Determine what you are good at, commit to a life of freelancing, and sign up with Freelancer.com.
  2. Set up your profile.
  3. Find projects and start bidding.
  4. Work hard and smart
  5. Get paid and earn five-star feedback.

Beginners can earn between $20 to $80 a day.

21. Gigs on Fiverr.

Fiverr is the world’s one of the largest marketplaces for digital services, where you can offer almost anything, like graphics & design, digital marketing, writing & translation, video & animation, music & audio, programming & tech, advertising, business, fun & lifestyle. This is the place to make money out of your creativity and profession.

The service you offer and sell in the marketplace is called a “Gig.” Your Gig is anyone or more of the  opportunities mentioned in this article.  You can showcase your products and services to potential buyers, and to provide them with all the information they may need before they choose to place an order with you.

You can sell virtually any type of service on Fiverr. No matter what you do, you can likely sell it there. While prices do start at $5, you can offer up-sells. Once you become top-rated, you have the chance of joining Fiverr Pro. Fiverr Pros are assigned higher-priced projects and can make much more income than other talents in the general pool.

How much can you earn?:  Starting at $5/gig.

22. Google Online Jobs

Google is the most trusted and respected company on internet world-wide.   Google is where people search for what to do, how to do, where to go, and what to buy. Your digital advertisements can appear on Google at the very moment someone is looking for products or services like yours. Whether on desktop or mobile, a well-timed advertisement can turn people into valuable customers.

I have been very extensively using Google for  the last two years for  various reliable searches, information, templates, formats, explanatory videos and learning videos, etc.  Google does take care of all my requirements.  Therefore, I put my 100% trust on Google for my business from home.  I know, you too are in the same boat.

There are many ways you can earn money through Google Online Work from Home or Google Online Jobs.

Following are the few ways you can do job, do business, earn money and become successful.

*         Google AdSense

*         YouTube

*         Google Opinion Rewards          

*         Google AdMob for Android developers using their Apps

*         Google Ads

If  you are a business owner, you can also increase your own business,  through Google Ads with very flexible plans.  When you register your business with Google, you get a Free Advertisement Credit for Rs.2000/- which can be initially used for Ads of your business through Google in your website.

For all these opportunities you need to search in Google, get the details and Register yourself online.

23. Graphic Designer

If you are talented in any crafts or design, there is definitely a market for your art. If you have at least  certification in this area with sufficient experience, you can make a comfortable salary. 

The nature of work will be Logo, Advertisement, Cover Page, brochure, product design, Banner and Icon for YouTube channel. Also Coral draw design for flex printing and pamphlets

Following are the type or category of Graphic Designing :

Logo Design

Photoshop Editing

Web & Mobile Design

Presentation Design

Architecture & Interior Design

You can earn between $1 and $6 per hour or on fixed charges basis ranging between $6 and $142 based on the work levels.  You can earn annually $45,000 and and above.  Get updated with the hiring data.

Where to find the work?  :  99designs, canva, creativecircle and Landor

24. Handmade Crafter

A handicraft, sometimes more precisely expressed as artisanal handicraft or handmade, is any of a wide variety of types of work where useful and decorative objects are made completely by one’s hand or by using only simple, non-automated related tools like scissors, carving implements, or hooks.

Here are some of the best handmade product ideas for online stores.

  • Resin Jewellery
  • Digital Art NFT
  • Custom Engraved Tableware
  • Pet Clothes
  • Ceramic Planters
  • Handmade Jewelry
  • Candles
  • Bathbombs and Handmade Soaps

Here are few images of knitting my wife has made for my grand-daughter .

Some great platforms for selling your products online:

Facebook is the most obvious place to start. 

Create a page for your product or brand, invite all your contacts to join and come up with a contest with free giveaways. You can also add a shop to your Facebook page or join Facebook Marketplace that enables buying and selling right in the app.

Etsy is the most famous platform for showcasing handmade items.

If your art is less tangible, you can create your online store with Sellfy. Creative entrepreneurs use this tool to sell digital products like video or photo presets, e-books or copywriting templates, animations, jingles, beats, or even knitting patterns.

Sell T-shirts, posters, mugs, hats, or even bags with your design or beautiful quotes. Drop shipping services like Printful handle all the printing, packaging, branding and even sending in your place.

Etsy and Zazzle are great resources for selling handmade items. If you’re skilled at knitting or woodworking and any other trade that involves crafting things with your hands, consider selling those items online through Etsy or Zazzle.

25. Internet Security Specialist

Internet Security is otherwise known as Cybersecurity.  The security specialists are also referred to as information security analysts.  You can be the one who monitors company networks for security threats and you  often need to implement security standards and install data protection systems as well.  As per the cybersecurity analysts,  this job is expected to grow about 31% from 2022 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations.

26. Launch an online course

If you have a very good power of expression and if you can explain the concept and content well to others, you can design and develop an online course, syllabus or course content, duration and the charges for the course.

You have many options of courses :

Languages : English or German or Spanish or French or any other foreign languages.  I am currently learning Spanish through https://www.duolingo.com free.  I am going very strong with Duolingo.  I can teach English and Spanish online.   There is a referral program in Duolingo. With our referral program, for every 1 person you refer and sign up for a Duolingo account, you receive a free week of  Duolingo Plus!

One of my friends, with a long professional experience in Corporate Companies, is teaching German Language online. 

Learn German Online and Teach German Online

Online Courses will be another great source for generating income.   You can create a video using power point and upload this on the sites of  Udemy,  or Teachable or teachwhatyoudo by complying with their policy, terms and conditions. You can even design and develop your own website, generate email database to sell your course online or you can organize the training online. 

27.  Nurse – Telephone or Telehealth

If you are a registered nurse, you can work online from home and get paid as:

A Telephone Triage Nurse has to provide a very specialized service in the field of healthcare.  A Triage Nurse is a registered nurse positioned in an emergency room (ER) or facility; responsible for assessing patients and determining their level of need for medical assistance.  You not only have to assist patients over the phone or through video chat, but also have to help determine whether the calling patient needs to seek emergency care, schedule an appointment with a physician, or treat themselves at home.

A Tele-health Nurse has to spend most of your time working with computers, phones, and faxes. This means that  you need to be technologically savvy.  You also need to complete electronic charting in order to keep track of  the patients’  prescriptions and medical history. 

You can  work for health insurers or health management companies like Humana, Aetna and United Health Group. They hire nurses remotely to handle case management, treatment authorization and patient education.

Where to find Work? :     https://www.ziprecruiter.com  OR Indeed.com

28.  Online Micro Jobs

Micro jobs simply means small remote jobs  or tasks  or assignments which may take  few minutes or an hour to complete. There are dozens of sites like Amazon Mechanical Turk, MicroWorkers which provide such online micro jobs.

There are hundreds of small tasks like sharing a page, giving review or rating for a product or page, writing a short article,  searching something from Google, creating a testimonial or many other simple and easy tasks.  Profit from your Talents. 

You can earn 5 cents to $1 for completing each task  depending on the time duration of the tasks.  Payment also will vary accordingly.  If you work 1-2 hours a day then you can earn between  $10 to $30  per hour.

I am sharing my personal and practical experience.  I registered myself with Clickworker  and earned some money in Euro currency.   They work on AI training data, SEO texts, web research, tagging, surveys and more.  They use the crowd sourcing principle with the power of  more than 3.6Million Clickworkers.  Clickworker has got many specialists registered and are earning really good amount of money. Clickworker always looks for internet users worldwide who can create or correct texts, participate in surveys or search and categorize data.

How does it work?  You can sign up as a Clickworker free of charge.  You work independently.  Your schedule is flexible and all you need is a computer and/or mobile device with internet connection.  You can decide when and how much you want to work and how much you want to earn on a freelance basis.

29. Online Survey

Online surveys are another best way to earn money on internet. In online surveys, different companies ask for your opinion for their product or services, so that they can do analysis on the basis of survey and work out a plan and method to increase their sales.  Here you can sign up with different companies who provide this online job. Once you join the online survey companies, they will send you the survey forms or format.  You can complete them in time and  get paid.

If you search online, you will find hundreds of online survey sites but only a few may be genuine survey sites.

You can earn any amount between $5 and $50 Per Survey basis.

30. Pet Groomer or Caretaker

Do you love pet animals?  Are you ready to clean, feed and play with the pets?  If your answer is “Yes”, you can start your business or work from your home.  You need to use Rover.com to source this work in your area.   Rover.com is an American company which operates an online marketplace for people to buy and sell pet care services including pet sitting, dog boarding, and dog walking. The process is as follows:

Boarding, House Sitting, Pet Walking, Day Care and Drop-in Visits.

Rover.com offers one of the largest nationwide networks for dog walkers and pet sitters. The company manually reviews every single profile before allowing anyone to offer their services on its platform. They vet and verify to meet the expectation of the owners. But, once you’re approved with the required satisfaction level, you can quickly start making money.

Even in Costa Rica, I have seen personally. Every family has at least 2 or 3 pet dogs and many families have cats also.  They do take them along wherever and whenever they go out. This opportunity is available here also.

31. Photographer  OR  Videographer

Everyone has camera on their mobile phone these days, but there’s still a need for professional photographers and videographers for events like weddings, parties, festivals, social gatherings, conferences, etc.  There are people who love posting their photos of birthdays, anniversaries, festivals and other memorable occasions in facebook.  Same is the case of making videos and they are being shared in YouTube Channel, WhatsApp and Facebook.

If you love taking photos or videos, you can quickly turn this hobby into a source of income. Here are some ways photographers or videographers can earn money online:

  • Teach photography or Videography. Share valuable tips and techniques that aspiring photographers/videographers would love to hear about.
  • Sell posters or digital artwork. 
  • Sell your photos/videos on stock websites. ShutterStockiStock, Foap, vimeo, upwork, fiverr, and BigStock are the most famous photo/video databases.
  • Offer your photography/videography and photo/video editing skills on freelancer platforms

Capture your prospects or direct customers’ attention with photography and video.  Now-a-days, there are very effective tools very much available.  Using these tools, you can reach more customers and more locations to build your brand.

32.  Product Reviewer on YouTube or other Platforms

You can involve yourself  just by reviewing the products that are being used by you, or your friends or your own relatives on a daily basis. 

Product reviews give your customers the opportunity to review the specific products they have purchased and have been using themselves. They can take further action of purchasing products which give them satisfaction on the basis of the review. Customers can rate a product overall, or individual product attributes.  There are websites devoted to providing consumer opinions and reviews including the benefits on products, services and businesses.

Most of us have checked a product review on YouTube before making a purchase. Why not try offering your own product review videos on YouTube?  The good news is that you can review products in your favourite niche – be it technology, beauty, home decor, fitness or any other category.

Here are some ways you can earn by placing product reviews on YouTube:

  • YouTube advertisements – if you get a lot of views, advertising can be a good source of income.
  • Affiliate marketing – place an affiliate link in the video description and get a percentage of the sale.
  • Get paid to produce sponsored reviews – get hired by brands to do specific product reviews. There are websites to search for paid sponsorships.

With time, you can grow your audience, gain influence and work out more deals of reviewing the products that you love.

Some of the best Sites providing Customer and Product Review

  • Amazon Customer Reviews.
  • Angie’s List.
  • Choice.
  • Trustpilot.
  • TestFreaks.
  • Which?
  • ConsumerReports.
  • Consumer Affairs.

33.  Programmer

Coding is used to describe the process of programming using a language or ‘code’.  There are different services and different platforms like web content, mobile apps or desktop software.  There are few codings that are most popular such as HTML, Java and JavaScript.

Learn a programming language, such as Python, Ruby, and you could end up making around $61 per hour for programming.

What does an Online Programmer Do?

An online programmer’s responsibilities are to design, develop, test and implement online features or software for a mobile application or a website.  Working on mobile apps is a good option if you want to work as a programmer from home, as you’ll be able to find smaller app projects on freelancing sites like UpWork relatively and easily.

U.S Software Programming Jobs:  Work Remotely. No Visa needed. Full time jobs. High salary. Great Companies. Higher Pay. Interesting Projects. Work Remotely.  Elite Software Engineers are required.  Visit https://developers.turing.com

The requirements are :

Programmer · Data Processing Automation Programmer (DPAP) · Site Reliability Engineer · Ruby On Rails Developer · HTML HAND CODER Online Mentor – Web Development …

Freelance Programmer’s  Salary

Annual SalaryHourly Wage
Top Earners$118,000$57
75th Percentile$85,500$41
Average$70,714$34
25th Percentile$45,500$22

34. Publish Ebook or Audiobook.

Have you ever dreamt of becoming an author?  Do you want to be?  Anybody, having strong interest and skills, can self-publish an eBook these days.  How?  Simply use Amazon‘s Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) and you can become a self-published author.

Do you want to sell a printed version of your e-book? Use Amazon’s Createspace platform. Your books can be  printed, on-demand, whenever you get an order.   Do you want an audio-book version? Head over to ACX. This is a great source for passive income

Sell used textbooks on Amazon.

Do you have some used important textbooks lying around? Consider selling them on Amazon. It’s a great way to earn some income from something you might not be using altogether now, which are lying idle. 

35.  Recycle Mobile Phone or other Device.

Sell Old Mobile Phone, Tablet, iPhone and other Smart Phone devices. There are Companies offer the best Resale Value.  Pass them on. The main channels for disposing of mobiles are the shops that sell them, but there are other organisations and charities that accept them for refurbishment and recycling. Up to 80 per cent of a phone is recyclable, so don’t send it to landfill or leave it in the drawer – recycle it!

Prices may range between  $90 to $370 depending on the condition of the device.

36. Rent, Buy & Sell Domains

Like Offices, shops and houses can be given on lease or rental basis, Domains also can be given on Rent.  You can rent your website if you already have a website with very good traffic.  In this case you don’t have to invest on getting a new domain, hosting, design your website and create the website right from the scratch.  If your business requires a website for a shorter period of time, the same can be hired for few months by paying rent.  The website can be returned after completing the requirement.

The other option is selling your domain if you have a good SEO score and Domain Authority. In the same way, you can buy expired domains and sell it out at a higher price to people who need them.   This is a tricky business like stock market trading. 

Flippa.com will be helpful for this.  When you start working on your online business then you will also learn how to make money from Renting, Buying and Selling of domains.

37. Renter 

Your House on Rent – Air BNB.  Find vacation rentals, cabins, beach houses, unique homes and experiences around the world – all made possible by hosts on AirBnB. An American company that operates an online marketplace for lodging, primarily homestays for vacation rentals, and tourism activities. The platform is accessible via website and mobile application.

You can use the services or offer of these companies like InvitedHomeLuxuryRetreats or Vacasa, you can easily make money if you are in location where people visit for a vacation.   Do you have an extra bedroom in your house? How about a car you don’t drive everyday? Are there household items not being used for a long time? If so, try renting them out to people who could use them.  

You can give your car on Rental through a well established Renting Company

38. Reseller

Reselling means finding low-cost and useful items that you can sell for more with your own margin.  This can be a very feasible online work if you have special skills or knowledge that lets you find products that are less accessible to other people in and around.   Thus they would be happy to pay more to have these products brought to them by you.  You can even start by selling the items you have at home and no longer need them. For reselling,  you can either create your own online store or sell items on sites like eBay or Craigslist.

You can also turn to Facebook’s new marketplace which is free.  It’s the middle icon at the bottom of your Facebook app that looks like a storefront. 

39.  Search Engine Evaluator

Whether it is a Blog or a Website, their Usefulness, Relevance, Quality and Accessibility of the information,  are measured based on some algorithms by Google or Bing.  Users’ feedback  with necessary steps to improve them form very important source for this evaluation.

In this category of the work at home directory, you will find search engine evaluator  jobs.  Earn money by evaluating the results from web searches.  Working as a web search evaluator is one of the best paying part-time or full time jobs you can do from home, ideal for those wanting to earn.

The role of a web search evaluator is to ensure that search engines are always updated. For instance, if someone decides to search for a particular keyword or phrase, your job is to make sure the web page results remain accurate.

How much can you earn?          : $12-15 per hour.

Where to find work?                            :  https://toughnickel.com

40. Social Media Manager

We naturally do spend a lot of time on social media every day, that is; Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Quora, etc.  If you are used to getting a lot of likes or comments, or if you are good in motivating others through your posts, you might want to consider converting this into a profession as Social Media Manager.

There are many organizations who need someone to manage their social media accounts, and some may even want you to completely develop a social media strategy for them.

A basic social media management monthly package could include:

  • Setting up a social media profile (if necessary)
  • Monitoring the social media platforms mentioned above, by answering comments and messages
  • Creating content and posting several times per week
  • Adding relevant hashtags, images and links

How much can you earn?: $62,000 per year for employees, according to Indeed. If you’re a freelancer, it depends on your marketing and negotiation skills.

Where to find the work?: The best opportunities in this field come from networking and from companies directly.

41. Stock Market Trading

You can earn money online by doing stock trading  if you know how to pick the right stock and you should know also when to sell it.  You need a little money as investment to start your career as a stock trader.  You need to invest more time in learning the basics of stock trading.  Also, you need to have a close monitoring on the stock market and a thorough analysis market trend on daily basis.

You may lose money in stock trading, therefore it is better to start with less money initially and increase it once you become confident, comfortable and profitable.   You can read the article on   intraday stock trading in India.   This may help you learn the basics of stock trading.

  • FREE Demat & Trading account
  • Zero brokerage on delivery
  • Flat Rs.20/trade on trading

Every bank is offering for sign up with stock trading account now-a-days.

42. Teacher or Tutor or Instructor Online

You can be specialized in any of these, namely, Education, Special Training, Health, Drawing, Painting, Yoga, Music, Skating, Swimming, Boxing, Karate, etc.   Languages and other Special Certification Courses can be offered online.  Also, if you are knowledgeable in design, photography, health and fitness, business, personal development, music, fashion, technology, writing, public speaking, etc., you can teach any of these skills or categories online.  This can be done with the help of Internet, by using online teaching sources like Skype, Zoom, Team, etc.

For example, my wife and I have given special tuition classes for students on regular education.  I have taught and am teaching Soft Skills, Digital Marketing, Website Development, English and Spanish Languages.

You can earn between : $13-20/hour or on the basis of curriculum per student.

Where to find work: Tutor.com,  Wyzant, and Udemy.

You can also make videos, e-books, kindle books, etc. and upload them on these platforms of Skillshare and Udemy.  Also, you can create a trustworthy  video profile on Social Media like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc and offer as free intro video about your courses.

43. Transcriber or Transcriptionist

Transcribers listen to live proceedings of audio and video recordings to create written or typed versions of them. They work freelance or full-time basis in many industries, but those employed in the legal or medical field will require specialized knowledge. Now-a-days, Transcribers use various software.

Typical activities of a Freelance Transcriptionist are receiving dictation from professionals, such as lectures narration/dictations or doctors’ medical prescriptions making necessary corrections, delivering accurate documents timely, retrieving the dictation, managing self-promotion, and securing new projects.

This job also requires you to type fast with accuracy, which needs to have a great attention to details. The faster you type, the more you earn on hourly basis.

You can earn between : $15 & 30 per hour.

Where to find work?    : TranscribeMe and Rev.

44. Translator or Proofreader

Each region across the globe has their own native languages, and that must be understood to have clear communication with your audience across.  If you are fluent in another language, you can do the translation of important documents and you can become an interpreter also.  This means that your translations will contain vital details to make your communication sound natural for your audience while also delivering professional translations between languages.

How much can you earn?          : $27 or more in a day.

Where to find the work?                      : Talent Desire

45. Travel Agent

If you love travel and if you have the art of planning for well organised trips, working with people, you can become a Travel Agent to work from home depending upon your interest.  It will be really a thrilling and beneficial opportunity.  Travel agents get the benefit of working from home and setting their own work schedules.  They can enjoy the incredible perks of travel and flight benefits that come along with the industry.

There are certain travel conditions and beneficial schemes that people may not be aware of.  You, as a Travel Agent can explain and convey to those who plan to travel and you can take advantage of the benefits.  There’s still a market open for travel agents to scour the web for the best deals, share advice or plan itineraries.

46. Virtual Assistant

The functions of a virtual assistant include simple tasks like data entry, replying to emails,  schedule meetings and manage them,  webinars and conferences, transcribing conversations, web research and analysis, lead generation, photoshop edits, travel planning, LinkedIn search, accounting, etc.

If you are very good in any of these functions, you can become a successful Virtual Assistant providing any of these or all of these services and can earn between $10 and $15 per hour.

47. Virtual Recruiter

Recruiters used to only work offline, but things have changed.  Now you can do this job from home online.  The other major difference is that you search the web to find the right candidate for the right position. You’re also responsible for screening the applicant and being a part of the interviewing and negotiation process.

Recruiters post jobs online and look for potential employees on LinkedIn and other platforms. They read LinkedIn profiles and resumes which are sent to them, and decide who could be a good and appropriate candidate.

They often conduct the initial telephonic interview, then pass the shortlisted candidates list to the relevant manager at the company to continue the screening and selection process.

How much can you earn?          : $20-30/hour.

Where to find work                    : SimplyHired and CareerBuilder

48. Voice Acting

Do you have a golden voice? You can become a Voice Acting person and start earning online working from home.  Many companies are searching for male or female voices to narrate their marketing or explanation videos.

Furthermore,  audio books, podcast introductions, TV/Radio commercials, tutorials and even voicemail are required for the right professionals.  If you have excellent vocal skills in your native or any other language, there’s a big opportunity for you to earn money.   The best part – this job is easy to do as all you need is a computer, a good microphone and a room with decent sound properties.

With your golden voice, you can make somewhere between $56 and $72 per hour.

49. Web Designer & Web Developer

As you are aware, graphic design works are more demanded in the Digital World?

If you have some design skills and experience, these are some types of online work you can do:

  • Website & landing page design
  • Logo design
  • Mobile app design
  • Business cards & corporate souvenirs
  • Advertisements, banners and marketing materials
  • Leaflets, brochures, e-books and kindle
  • Packaging design
  • Presentation design
  • Diverse illustrations

99Designs is a great resource for designers from creating Logos and other designs mentioned above.  Designers compete with each other to win their business. Do you want to refine your designs, compete with others  and to be chosen to be paid?

Besides freelancer platforms, there are other reliable ways to make some extra money with your design skill.  Try adding your designs on illustration databases.  You designers can set your own artwork with the right price in platforms like 99Designs and Creative Market .

Freelance Web Designers need to market their services if they want to make a sustainable living.  Websites do the marketing work for you which often come with a  very competitive price as companies desire.

While companies care about their brand and image, and they often care more about the results. Therefore, better and expert freelance web designers are often the ones who understand what works as user friendly, user experience and Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO). They learn how to create websites that drives traffic to download something or to buy a product.

  • Where to find work: The best opportunities in this field come from networking and pitching the companies directly. To get started, try Google marketing agencies and see if they need help handling their existing clients.
  • How much to earn?  : $61,000/year for employees, according to Indeed. If you’re a freelancer, it all depends on your marketing and negotiation skills.
  • Depending on the specific job, as well as your expertise, you could earn between $55,000 and $175,000 per year for building websites from the scratch.

50.  Website Tester

What are the primary requirements of the website tester?   The website tester should have familiarity with content inventory, experience testing, and knowledge of Java.  A good software tester has a broad range of knowledge, experience, and skills, and is very skilled and knowledgeable.

Companies or businesses want to make sure that their websites are attractive and easy to navigate. As such, they will assign instructions to login and check out their sites. In most cases, you’ll need to speak your thoughts out loud and record your screen actions as you browse the website.  Many websites lose money due to a poor user interface, less navigation, unclear copy or bad design. Therefore, companies search for people to test and review their site before launching it.

The main job of a website tester is to act as a normal user, consider the design and usability of the site on his computer platform, test and evaluate the performance of a site on the internet and to provide feedback on the site’s performance.    The tester will basically do the testing of Functionality, Usability, Interface, Compatibility, Performance and Security.  

Each test usually takes around 15 to 20 minutes. In return, you’ll often be paid $10 to $15 per test.

51.   Writing Gigs

There are authors or Writers of Academic, Article, Biography, Blog, Content, eBook, Fashion, Legal, SEO, Scientific, Technical, White Paper, etc.  Companies want to build good relationship and long term trust with their target audiences, and thereby promote their products and services.  This is done by providing top quality content about products and services offered, which finally promotes sales. 

There is a very high need for writers now.  Freelance writers take advantage of this need as they stay up to date on marketing trends and research and know which content types work best and when. They are not only skilled at conveying complicated ideas, but also they know how to do it in a way that best convinces the audience.  Such convincing ideas and contents encourage them and make their demand strong so that they finally purchase the products.

There are fresh graduates who struggle to get their first job.  You can help them writing their resumes which are very impressive and projecting their skills, talents and achievements.  This will definitely help them get shortlisted.  Similarly, you can offer  your writing services even in social media like profile on LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, etc.  If you like writing and have the skills, then start doing it.  You can earn a lot.

Average Salary they can earn : Anything between $15 to $130 per hour  or $61,000 per year who work as full time employees, according to Indeed.

Where to find work: ResumeEdge.

Where to find work: The best opportunities in this field come when you network and proactively pitch to companies, but the Freelance Writers’ Den, with a membership option.  This article can help you earn money through your writing skills.

Conclusion

Firstly, I must thank DigitalDeepak and PIXEL TRACK because I learnt Digital Marketing and Content Marketing from them.

I must thank Google and Wikipedia as they are my major source of information for my articles.

The online work from home of your dream is waiting.  The work starts with more determination.  Once you promise yourself to work for your own benefit and growth, you should organize your life in a way that fosters productivity and efficiency.   There are also numerous apps and resources for freelancers that will help you to achieve more by working less.

The Best Online Work from Home Jobs, Home Business, Home Freelance, Home Consultancy and Home eCommerce, etc are the most suitable source for earning.

The Best Work from Home sites are :  Indeed, flexjobs, upwork, fiverr, PowerToFly, etc. 

The list of work from home companies is : appen, kelly services, amazon, United Health Group, Liveops, Salesforce, etc. 

The Online Jobs Platforms are :  Glassdoor, 99designs, Jobspresso Inc., ZipRecruiter, Flexjobs corporation, etc.

Time for your Action

I can keep sharing information but nothing gonna help you until you take the action. People are afraid of failure and they don’t start anything. Take the first step and you will see the light ahead.


 

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