Working from home does not necessarily need a college degree. A computer and internet access, some basic skills, and more importantly, a can-do attitude. We have put together 10 Brilliant ideas to start a business online.
10. Become a Travel Guru
A founder of HomeBasedTravelAgent.com, Tom Ogg sees the outcome of making a travel business is more fun than other home-based jobs since it will help every individual not only as a travel agent, but also to be a boss of your own business.
9. Virtual assistant
In 1990’s, the virtual assistant job was very in demand. It was then that the International Virtual Assistants Association was founded in which it only consists of 28 members and have increased up to 600 in which they just started a charged of $37 dollars student membership good for 6 months until it reached $137 per year as a regular member.
One can either own a business for virtual assistants or worked directly to the client to gain more earnings. Rate Search: If you consider saving your money for a business, you can opt to visit Bankrate.com to check for available rates.
8. Be a Language Translator
Foster also foresees the future percentage of translator jobs for home-based endeavors, this type of work are dedicated for those who are very fluent with a certain language in different country.
Workers patiently translate the text word for word, but with the consideration of the thoughts and correct grammar. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook 2012-13, it was projected that about 29 percent of translator and interpreter will be leading in 2024.
7. Be an In-demand Web Developer and Designer
A former CEO Gary Swart states that Web developers get the highest number of in demand jobs online especially in Upwork.com.
Most individuals who have skills in web designing most specifically in custom website design, template modification and redesigns, code updates, hosting and usability reviews are the most highest paid among online workers. This was also once proven by Terri Orlowski.
6. Be a Customer Service Representative
Taking orders and receiving calls inbound or outbound is another at home-jobs that one should consider. Durst once said that it has been a huge and growing industry in which companies are hiring individuals to act as the front liners, they usually hire in a contractual way.
Various companies that are hiring individuals offshore are listed in HomeWithTheKids.com. Sykes is one of the companies that hire home-based representatives.
5. Be a Technical Specialist/IT Support
Kate lister who was once a co-author of a book about making money, consider tech support jobs as the number three in demand jobs online as it was also foreseen by the
Occupational Outlook Handbook that jobs which requires computer support either onsite or remotely will possibly increase to 12 percent in due time. Technical support is commonly in-demand in most call centers.
4. Medical transcriptionist
An online guru Foster once worked as a medical transcriptionist in his time and he realized that it is also in demand for home-based jobs. This type of job requires your hearing to be more attentive in order for you to easily transcribe or put the audio into text.
In 2015’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, it shows that the rate for transcriptionists is around $17.17. Mostly, medical students are on the list of job seekers since it is quite related to their courses.
3. Be an Online Tutor
This is actually an innovative way of learning and providing education for those who wanted to work as virtual tutor.
It will establish a student and teachers relationship together while they are providing a distant learning through the use of advance technology. You will learn more online teaching jobs by visiting GetEducated.com
2. Be a Creative Writer and Editor
Another opportunity that will lead an individual to earn is through writing. It will not totally require a specific education, but it’s more on passion.
If you have the ability in writing, editing and proofreading, then blogging is perfect for you as what Foster and Durst can see.
1. Be the Owner of Your Own Business
Franchising a business is more convenient to some, it’s not just for a fact that it already has brand name, but also you run it yourself without getting a demand from a boss. Leslie Truex who founded the website WorkAtHomeSuccess.com says, it will bring a huge target of individuals which involves wellness, health, electronic devices and others.
Be Alert with Scams
You should be more vigilant in looking for a home-based job around because scammers are always in.
The following indicators of getting a real career online are listed below:
-The recruiter comes from an established company.
-The email addresses are legit and this includes the name of the company.
-Recruiters or human resources are open for any questions.
-Benefits should be discussed further.
-Application process or interviews is not done through email.
-Specific duties and expectations of the work should be discussed in details.
-You will be provided with samples or other references.