Here we have a list of some of the best jobs that are available online. They are jobs which do pay compared to others that are available only. This does not ensure that they are 100% safe and reliable because it depends on the individual or the company. Do a lot of research about the nature of work, individual and company before you do apply for them.
- Virtual Assistant:
As a virtual assistant, you will be doing everything an assistant does. The only difference is that exchange of information and transactions will be done online. Your work might comprise of creating and managing the schedules of people in business, handling email, business and other administrative work. You can earn about minimum $10 an hour as a virtual assistant.
- Freelance writing:
If you like writing and are passionate about it then writing as a freelancer is a job perfect for you. While doing what you like you will earn money. Despite scammers and frauds, this is still one of the secure online jobs available. As long as you have the skills for writing, a good internet connection and researching ability, you are good to go. Nevertheless having knowledge and skills about specific fields will help you earn more money. Upwork is one of the safest and reliable platforms to apply for jobs and earn money. Other sites for earning money through content writing are Freelancer, Guru and Fiverr.
Transcription is another great job you can find online. As a transcriptionist, your job is to receive audio files and transcribe them or enter them into Word files. You can work from home and negotiate the timings with your employer. Do note that your employers would hire you based on the amount of money you are bidding for each audio hour. One audio hour is different from one hour. On average transcriptionists have reported that one audio hour takes them five to six hours to transcribe and proofread what has been transcribed. Several employers also offer jobs that require translation from the audio files. Make sure to charge more amount if you have to translate as well.
- Data entry:
Data entry is one of the jobs where you do not need to have the academic knowledge or writing skills. As long as you can use a computer and have the know-how to enter data in MS Excel or in a table you can earn money by doing data entry. Companies all over the world have data that needs to be systematically entered, arranged and maintained. A lot of them do not have the resources or time to do the work. Hence they search for people online who will enter data for a reasonable amount of money. You can find work in the websites as mentioned above for content writing.
- Web developing:
If you have the skills and knowledge in web development, finding a job online is more beneficial for you because you have the freedom and flexibility to work at your own convenience. There is also good money in this field.