#1 Online Tutoring
Ever thought about teaching English online? You can teach English to Korean and Chinese kids for example, through a site called VIPKid. You’ll be teaching kids age 4-12 ESL (English as a Second Language). The only requirement, besides speaking English, is you have to have a Bachelor degree. It doesn’t have to be in teaching necessarily.
The average salary for this job is about $19/hr. Some online tutors make up to $22/hr. To get started, VIPKid offers some training, which include a mock session. You can find lots of tutorial about VIPKid on YouTube.
Checking content for grammatical, syntax, spelling and typos can be lucrative. If you are a big fan of grammar (and are good at it), and of Oxford comma, then proofreading might be just what you’re looking for. To get a job as a proofreader for a large company might require a degree in English or Journalism. However, if you want to work as a freelancers, the degree might not be necessary.
Proofreading pays around $20/hr on average. To get started, visit ProofReadAnyWhere. This free workshop will go over the skliss needed to have a successful side career and a proofreader. This is a great way to make use of your extra time for some solid extra cash.
If instead of words, numbers are your forte, then consider becoming a bookkeeper. This entails recording expenses and income, reconciling accounts and prepare financial statements. Every business needs a bookkeeper, so there are plenty of jobs out there. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need a degree to become a bookkeeper. You’ll need to use proper software and get a certification. There are a number of certification programs available online. Check out Bookkeeper Business Launch to see how you can get certified.
#4 Virtual Assistant
Virtual assistants are assistants…that work remotely. They answer emails, make travel arrangements, manage schedules…the typical tasks that require wearing many hats. Although becoming a virtual assistant doesn’t require a degree, most employers will require some sort of prior experience. A good place to start is on UpWork and Craigslist. Virtual assistant are paid (on average) about $15-16/hr.