No one could have ever imagined that our lives would turn upside down since the first day when COVID-19 virus shattered the world. A midst of panic, fear and lock down due to coronavirus many of us have lost our jobs, struggling for living and some start working at home. During this lock down period, you can be productive while staying at home. In my small way, I want to share and help how people can have ideas to start freelancing jobs online.
You probably have tons of the in-demand skills already but don’t even know it. Every day many people and companies are looking for some individuals who can help and do the work for them even in online freelancing and willing to pay for it.
My post will give idea on what kind of freelancing jobs online you can offer. Anywhere in the world you can do the following most in demand freelancing jobs online.
People who do writing jobs include writing blog posts for other people, writing websites content for businesses, proofreading, and plenty of general typing jobs. A most in demand freelancing job online is copywriter and proofreading. If you can write well and put your ideas into words, then start as a freelance writer. From the start it will be difficult but with practice and experience, you can charge a good rate for your articles.
Your competitiveness depends on how strategic, systematic, reliable, you have great communication skills and confident on your write-ups.
If you love doing administrative work then you can be a Virtual Assistant. They are the one monitoring emails, doing some data entry work, scheduling social media posts, or processing payments and chasing invoices. Your ability to organize meetups, implementing strategies and managing people.
To be a competitive Virtual Assistant, you should be reliable, have good communication skills, time management well implemented, strategic, resourceful, multitasking, and have a quality of leadership and marketing skills.
Here are some services offered by virtual assistants:
- Email Management
- Project Management
- Pinterest Marketing Assistant
- Real Estate Virtual Assistant
- Virtual Personal Assistant
- Virtual Research Assistant
If you are a person who is creative and loves arts, freelance design jobs can be suitable for you. They offer designing of logos, flyers, creating websites, photography and so on.
In this modern world, the graphics industry is rapidly growing due to the requirements to deliver better communication. This is a very competitive job but if you have a great online portfolio you can win lots of clients.
Designing jobs one can find in graphics industry as follows:
- Multimedia designer
- Web designer
- Logo designer
- Brand identity designer
- Photo Editor
- Layout Artist
- Creative Director
Your passion, being creative. problem solving, communication skills and working knowledge of computers and designing software will equip you to be more competitive. Imagine a world without graphics all are plain, black and white.
The internet has opened a replacement array of freelance translation opportunities.
New technologies have made it easier for people to succeed in specific audiences in their native tongue, therefore the internet is becoming more and more multilingual. Some articles and blog posts that need to be translated to put more detailed technical pieces. Digital technology doesn’t just stop with blogs and articles. People need games, apps, videos, social media content and digital ads that need to be translated every day.
A great freelance translator needs to have strong listening, reading comprehension and writing skills. You must be also highly skilled in communication in different styles in both the source language and the language you are translating into. You must translate as smoothly as possible but also keep it as true to the original style as possible.
Social Media Management
You have the skills and knowledge about different social media platforms. These platforms are a bit complicated and overwhelming. Around the world people are using social media to interact and grow their online business. Nowadays, celebrities and influential people hire social media managers to promote their projects, movies and events.
To grow the business online and promote you have someone to handle it. The goal is to bring more sales, more business, more connections, and so on. A person who can manage social media strategies and maintain social media accounts.
As social media manager, you are responsible for raising brand awareness, growing their audience, engaging with their audience (reply to queries and comments), running ads, and creating progress reports.
You will earn by commission in promoting products and services of others. Here you are the key to attract people to buy the products and services that you are promoting. There are lots of affiliate marketing platforms that you can register.
Some common examples of these networks are:
- Wealthy Affiliate
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Working as a bookkeeper requires a good understanding of numbers and should be detailed oriented. All businesses need a bookkeeper. They do recording, analyzing and balancing the financial aspects of the business. Nowadays, there are so many online accounting systems or software used by some companies like QuickBooks, Xero, Sage and so on. They hire bookkeepers to do the online work. The owner is giving them an account to access also the main account of their business. The details are sent to their freelance bookkeeper’s email. All details will be encoded in the software to update the recording so the owner or the end users can see the real time posting and reports that it will generate.
My experience as a virtual bookkeeper inspired me to look for more clients in online freelancing platforms as my part-time job. In your own free time, you can finish all the tasks they assigned. They are paying you in per hour work so it will not be a hassle if you are busy working in your regular job.
Your passion and strong determination to earn income anywhere you are or just staying at home keeps you to be a successful online freelancer. The important thing is that you need to be mindful of your competition. Be different. Stand out!
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