There are many online jobs you can do from home during COVID-19 lockdown. These online jobs not only makes you busy but helps you to be creative and productive. It helps you to earn money and learn new skills during the leisure time of quarantine. This article covers about 50 platforms from which you may earn working from your home. Choose the best from the lists that align with your interest and expertise. These platforms may become the side hustle even after this lockdown and could generate income regularly.
Freelancing is the best way to earn during this lockdown. There are many freelancing sites in which you may get online jobs. Some of the popular freelancing websites are Upwork, Freelancer, Truelancer, 99designs, fiver, PeoplePerHour, WorkNHire, etc. You may start freelancing without spending a penny on it. This Complete guide on freelancing will help you to learn more about starting your freelancing career and will help you to land on your first job. Freelancing offers you to work on a variety of categories like Data Entry, Web Designing, Translating, Graphic Designing, Content Writing, Translating, Tutoring, Digital Marketing, etc.
2. Content Writing
Every business needs a website, and hence the content. You may earn writing content for a website. There are many websites other than freelancing websites that pay you for writing content. Some of the most popular sites that offer you the writing jobs are Paypercontent.com, onlinewritingjobs.com, writerbay.com, makealivingwriting.com, etc. It may be the case you are not a native English writer or you be the beginner to get hired on these popular sites. If you are getting difficulty in getting jobs on these popular sites, you may try some of the other websites that pay you less but gives you a chance to earn. Some of those websites which I recommend to the beginner are ayushveda.in, expertscolumn.com, iwriter.com, constant-writer.com, etc.
3. Sharing Knowledge to Earn
Sharing is caring” -The more you share your knowledge, you understand and excel it. Also, many websites pay you for sharing your knowledge. You will get paid for anything you master, it may be academics or any skill. Post your video teaching skills at Udemy or Skillshare and make money. You may teach programming, designing, animation, drawing, playing musical instruments, or digital marketing. These sites pay you well based on visitors over your content.
There are many tutoring websites like Chegg, meritnation, Vedantu, studypool, tutor.com, photostudy expert, solutioninn that pays you for helping students with their assignments. You may be good at Science, Maths, English, or Commerce, you can earn helping students. If you are good at English, You may sign up for English Teacher for non-native speakers at cambly, palfish, skimatalk,tutlo, etc and start earning. Moreover, many other sites pay you for teaching them your language even if you are not a native English speaker. People are willing to learn Hindi, French, German, or Nepali and they are ready to pay. You can earn teaching your native language at Justlearn.
4.Filling online surveys
Your opinions really matter. There are many companies looking forward to your opinions. Public opinions matter companies because they use it for the R&D of the companies. So, the Company pays for the survey. There are different websites that pay you for filling up online surveys. Some of the popular websites that pay you for filling online surveys are: Ysense, mobrog, panelplace, valuedoopinions, etc. Fill up the survey, help the company, and get paid.
Many professionals or companies require help with micro-tasks and they create online jobs to manage such tasks. One can do such jobs if you have basic computer skills and good at basic maths and English. It includes writing a short description of the product, feedback, liking and commenting, advertisement, etc. You can earn money online helping them doing such minor works. Many websites provide micro-tasking jobs online. Some of the websites are: Mturk, microworkers, clickworker, crowdsource, etc.
5. Virtual Assistant
Due to COVID-19, all companies have started working from home which causes to rise the jobs of a virtual assistant. Many professionals need a virtual assistant to manage their meetings, social media accounts, website, drop shipping, their customers, and clients. If you have a computer and virtual assistant skills, you can get many virtual assistant jobs in freelancing sites. Other than freelancing sites, Many other websites like Timeetc, fancyhands, GetFriday ,,etc offer virtual assistant jobs.
It’s the worst situation of COVID-19, but there is something good in everything. It provided you with free time to explore new things and generate multiple streams of income. Try everything listed above.
PS: Money is not everything but money might give many things to you. May you stay healthy and wealthy during Quarantine.