The world has officially changed. So it’s time for you to get your sh*t together and start on that digital career. If you’re already having a panic attack, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.
Here are the 5 best jobs to make bank online right now.
Virtual Assistant: Yes! That’s right, being a virtual assistant is all the rage right now. You can literally get paid to be in your pyjamas answering calls and booking meetings. Now it is a bit more technical than that, but I am sure you understand what we mean. A business owner will contract you to do basic tasks for the business like handing their calls, scheduling, admin, social media and bookkeeping. The industry standard for a VA is around $19 to $25 an hour. Which in our books is perfect, especially if you adopted a pet during COVID and want to stay home with them. You can find VA positions in Facebook groups, fiver and on indeed.
Copywriter: Did you know that copywriting is one of the most essential parts of search engine optimization?! If you have the gift of research and writing, then it’s time to put those skills to work. Several agencies and companies are in dire need of well-written blog posts and content pieces. The first thing you need to do is create a few writing samples. The second is to email them to different companies that have an active blog, but their content is garbage. You can also put yourself on fiver. The industry average is between 50 to 150 per 500 words. Remember that you’ll be writing an opinion based on straightforward content, so you definitely don’t need to have a Ph.D. However, that might help the selection process.
Influencer: Becoming an influencer is an uphill battle in the beginning, but if you double down on a niche and showcase your value, you can absolutely build a following. You have to be a visual person who enjoys curating out of the box content. This will help set you apart from the 1 million other influencers. Once you set up your audience and have about 10,000 followers minimum, you can start charging for your posts. But in the interim, you can use affiliate marketing to make money while you build. Several agencies hire/contract influencers, I’d reach out to them to start. The industry average is about $150 per post per 10,000 followers.
Create a Course: Digital online teachers are laughing now. Their sales have been doubling as boredom is on the steady incline. If you’re a person who has some tangible skills that other people need or want to learn, its time to bunker down and create a course. Now creating a course isn’t as complicated as it used to be. There are so many service providers like Teachable and Kajabi that help you framework out what needs to be in your course step by step. It’s basically course creation for dummies. Since everyone is so used to purchasing content online, you’re only job once you build your course is to be an attractive character for your business.
Amazon & Dropshipping: Gone are the days where you had to have a complete business plan, buy inventory and lease a location to start a store. Now you can basically have one up and running within 24 hours. All you need is youtube and a couple good ideas for what the market needs. If you’re just starting out, its easier to create a general store using Shopify, where you can test multiple products to see which one is doing well! Once you find a winner, you can purchase inventory and create a store on Amazon! Fun tip: set your sale notification to a cash register noise. The endorphins that you get from that are WILD!
Well, there you have it! 5 ways to jump on the work from the home train and make bank in this current economy.