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The world is turned upside down due to an outbreak. People are at home. You need money. What can you do?
Keep reading while we share these 5 ways to make money from home during a pandemic!
Finding Work from Home Gigs
First of all, finding a legit work from home job is like finding a needle in a haystack. You wouldn’t think it would be THIS hard, especially today, but it can be. You can be roped into an MLM or a service program where you have to pay a fee.
Not saying those kinds of opportunities are not legit but when I hear someone say they want a work from home job, they want a job, not an opportunity.
Opportunities are great and can lead to fruitful destinations but, the time to learn the skill, get good at it, start generating leads and income, it’s all on a timeline. It could take you 4 months to start making money and that may be on the fast track.
That’s not what you’ll find in this list.
Take a look!
Do you love kids? Are you responsible and would like a low-key kind of job where you don’t have to wear a uniform and be formal. Babysitting!
Get paid to watch the kids of others.
A family friend did this, well sort of, she did an at-home daycare where she charged $400/head and was making around $3,500 per month a few kids. Prices were more for babies.
This is an idea.
Or, watching kids for a few hours at $20 to $30 per hour gets you quick cash in your pocket and can easily get you to few hundred (or a few thousand extra per month).
If you want full-time pay, you can work full-time for even more money.
Consider this and if you’re interested, in addition to spreading word to your neighborhood, community, and peers, you can join sites like Care or Sitter City.
2. Data Entry
This is the golden goose. What everyone looks for: data entry.
Here are some companies to get you started:
3. Personal Shopper
Get paid to shop for someone else. This one isn’t work from home. But, I had to include it in the list because it’s such a cool opportunity. Make money shopping. Can’t beat it!
Try these companies:
4. Teaching English Online
You will teach kids English that are in China.
You sit at home at your desk, put on a headset and spend under an hour with just one student.
You can make up to $25/hour doing this and I’ve heard of people making $1,600/month to $2,500/month or so from this gig.
Requirements apply based on the company.
5. Virtual Assistant
Get paid to assist people online.
Your tasks will vary based on your client but think, data entry, note taking, email replies, calendar and email management, etc.
Here are some companies to check out!
There you go! Hope this was helpful. Let me know what you think down below in comments.
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