With the Ongoing pandemic and continuous rise in unemployment, a lot of the educated youth are turning towards online jobs, temporarily or even for a living. Nowadays the jobs online are plenty and the pay is good as well. Here are ten jobs from which you can pursue many or one from the comfort of your own home-
Blogging is one of the best ways to earn money online, working from home. It becomes easy once you get the knack of it. All you have to do is write about things you find interesting or anything you are knowledgeable at, things that others would find interesting, things that you’re passionate about etc. on your blog. It only costs a few hundred rupees to start a blog, but the earning potential is limitless. Some earn 10k-25k while others even 1 lakh per month, it really depends on your content and audience growth. You can make money as a blogger from Google Adsense or as an affiliate marketer for Amazon, Clickbank, etc. It’s an easy way to make money, but you will need to be patient as you won’t make much in the first 6 to 12 months of starting the blog.
Web development is the fastest growing industry in the world, If coding and designing are your strong suits then you’re in luck. There are many companies in India which offer internships, freelance and even full time opportunities to web developers. One can easily earn Rs. 1,50,000- 2,00,000 per month once they are able to make a name for themselves on sites such as Elance.com. Most web designers are self-employed and many are so successful that they hire other people. But these are tough skills to master so make sure you put forward your best.
If you are fluent in upto 2 languages, especially English, this opens up several opportunities. There are a lot of translators who work on freelance websites and are a huge requirement in India. The five of the most influential foreign language options for studies in India are Mandarin Chinese, French, German, Spanish, and Japanese. These languages are regarded as the most sought-after as far as career and prospect, employment opportunities, and immigration are concerned. There is also a requirement for Indian languages like Hindi and Tamil.
YouTube has taken the world by storm, especially India. We can see these days everyone has a YouTube channel of their own, whether it’s about a cooking show, comedy skits, motivational videos, the ideas are limitless. With the right interest, motive and equipment, you too can make your own channel and easily earn a ton of money through advertisement and product endorsement. If you’re passionate and patient you can be a successful earning YouTuber from the comfort of your home.
Travel agents are freelancers who work on the internet and book flights, travel packages, railway tickets, bus tickets, hotels and so on for their clients who do not have the time to do it themselves, for a commission. There are a number of online travel agencies in India, so the competition in this profession is quite fierce. To succeed in this profession, you will need to specialize in something, such as, say, Maldives honeymoon packages. To become a travel agent, it is also important to have your own website.
SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
Every business these days has its own social media account for exposure and popularity growth among people. However, due to their busy schedules businesses opt for hiring social media managers to manage their tweets, updates and respond to customers on an immediate basis. If this is something that interests you, you can create a profile on sites such as CareerBuilder.com, SimplyHired.com, and Elance.com. It would also help if you comfortable and familiar with mainstream social media platforms and have hundreds or even thousands of friends or followers on various platforms for business exposure.
Data entry is one of the simplest things you can do to make money online. All you need to have is an attention to detail, a decent computer, fast internet, MS Office and fast typing skills. You can work at home according to a schedule that suits you. If this is something you can do, create a profile on freelance sites such as Freelancer.com, and SimplyHired.com. You should also have Strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent attention to detail and ability to multitask effectively.
CALL CENTER REPRESENTATIVE
If you have any experience of working in a call center before, you can do this job at home, as a freelancer, on sites such as Freelance.com, SimplyHired.com and Upwork.com. You will get hired by a small business for this task and will be sent calls to your home. For this, you will need to get a decent computer and a special software and equipment.
Medical transcriptionists work from home and transcribe recorded medical dictations made by doctors from thousands of miles away. All that a medical transcriptionist needs is a computer, a proper desk, a fast internet connection and a first-rate earpiece. It is important to have done a course in medical transcription. You can look for work as a medical transcriptionist by joining freelance websites such as Guru.com and Freelancer.com, or join a online medical transcription company that allows you to work from home.
In recent years, there’s been a huge demand for talented freelance writers and content creators. If writing is something that interests you and you’re good at, create a profile on freelance sites such as Upwork.com, Fiverr.com, Freelancer.com, Guru.com and Elance.com. As a freelance writer, you can make anywhere from Rs. 20,000 to 100,000 per month – depending on the quality of your content. You can also take up as job as a virtual assistant from your own home.
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