Online Jobs or Freelancing work to start after Lockdown (Covid-19)

Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmail There are plenty of ways to work from home after lockdown due to Covid-19, all the following are examples which can be done from your PC or laptop over the internet. Common work areas are: Paid surveys, freelancer jobs, online tutoring, website testing, content writing, blogging, transcription, translation, product testing and internet research jobs, photo online selling, Click working, Website Development, Graphic Design, Internet Marketing, Data Entry, Online Microjobs, Virtual and Real World Short Tasks, Online Juries, Website Testing, Make Money With Your Cell Phone. mobile app development, virtual assistants, online product manager, Transcriber, translator, read proofing, data mining, Vector illustration, Animation, Coding and programming, Community management, including content creation, social networks management and other. Whichever jobs you target, some good tips to always aim for to get better online (from home or abroad) working results are: to get organized, neat set work space, day planning, become computer savvy, avoid distractions and limit the times you check on other stuff while working online, set office hours, improve communication skills to the most effective pre sale and post sale customer relation management. A word on first time solicitors and Reputation and Certifications. For all the Job hunting or Freelance projects or Gig culture attempts you try online be sure to fill in all your profile requirements to the fullest, it can be difficult to get first trials without reputation, so you might have to take up exams to certificate your proficiency in an area. Some of the web pages will charge as low as 5 bucks per qualification exam, while most will provide the exam for free. These exams are not hard but most require a close-to-perfect score to be certified, therefore, some of the answers to these exams can be also found online with a little research, even in youtube. Let us start by reviewing the most known freelancing platforms, where you can Post a task which you need to complete and receive offers of potential workers, where the biggest online job or gig markets are: These are upwork, fiverr, peopleperhour, freelancer, workana, among the others. These probably account for over half of the online job market both in quantity of orders and in their daily transactions amounts. Before starting with the main platforms, our best remote-work recommendation is to Work for Yourself online, this is the easiest way to be sure you get your pay weekly as soon as you deliver your work directly with freelance clients. Upwork, is a global freelancers platform where businesses and individuals meet to do business, formerly named Elance-oDesk, it has been online offering jobs for over a decade, they guarantee the payment and also provide a software to track the hour or time amount spent while working at each project, helping the budgeting and tracking of orders.
  • Upwork started a year and a half after Elance and oDesk merged in 2013. So, in 2015, the Elance-oDesk platform merged into Upwork, based from California, it has 5 million enrolled clients and 12 million enrolled freelancers. 3 million jobs annually, for a total value of US$1 billion. This makes it the biggest freelancer marketplace online.
  • Fiverr, which is newer to the old oDesk or Elance (Upwork), one of today’s best and most recommended gig culture platforms, certifies the payment and has the second largest share of the market. it is a related company of the online bank Payoneer, holds a large piece of the pie when it comes to orders, traditional client and workers’ success, or “doers” as fiverr calls them.
  • Peopleperhour, started not so long ago, but has a large menu of enrolled workers and projects in its online market platform. UK’s number one freelancing community free to find professional freelancers and jobs quickly, it is one of highly recommended.
  •, their motto is “Whatever your needs, there will be a freelancer to get it done”, here you can post a job requirement, get offers, get support 24/7, and it has a 95% chance of getting hired again. It also certifies its freelancers from a database already of 28 million users.
  • Workana. Workana is the largest online freelance work platform in Latin America. Workana appeared in April 2012 in Argentina and Hires top freelancers: developers, web designers, writers and all kinds of experts, aids to finding freelance jobs in one of the leading freelance marketplaces.
  • The case of WeWork is very controversial, since within a couple of years the shared work company rose to billions in earnings and investments, they expanded too quickly their properties network (real state of offices) while their subscriptions and project sales did not, it became one of the biggest failures of the online companies.
  • To work as a transcriber, which is not highly paid but it can be constant, you can research any of the following sites: SpeakWrite, 1-888-Type-It-Up, Speechpad, TranscribeMe, Daily Transcription, Tigerfish, Casting Words, GMR Transcription, among many other.
  • Work by starting stocking your pictures to get paid for them, the most famous is Shutterstock, stocking for original photographs, and images in general, is a much prefered niche by workers with aesthetics and providing a slight chance of better income from the economics of scale of multiple copies sale. Other great alternatives to Shutterstock to create your profile are: FOCA, ISO Republic, Reshot, Flickr (Creative Commons Search), The Stocks, Unsplash, Death to the Stock Photo, 99club, StockPhotoSecrets, iStock, Adobe Stock, Photocase among many other.
Besides, there is another whole possible way to earn an income while at home, and this is the one trendy among young millennials, which is to monetize social networks accounts, even to get some branding going on and manage a shopping cart, down below we will list you some powerful options to get started once you have settled your instagram, facebook accounts. A longer list of Remote Job or Online-WorkPortals could include: Fiverr and Upwork and all other above mentioned of course, but also, CloudPeeps, Indeed, College Recruiter, Freelancer, GetAFreeLancer, Guru, ServiceScape, The Penny Hoarder, ZipRecruiter, AngelList, FlexJobs, Glassdoor, Indeed, Jobspresso, PowerToFly as the main ones. And Apps where you get payment right away are Uber, Lyft, Earnin, Gigwalk, InstaGC., DoorDash, Qmee and others. For Americans or US-working permit holders a great option of remote work is to work for a Multinational company, good examples are:
  • Appen and Lionbridge, which have remote, part time and freelance positions in gaming, global marketing, autos, banking & finance, engineering, legal services, testing, life sciences, machine intelligence and translation. Translation services are common among online job offerings. Lionbridge employs more than a hundred thousand language experts who work in 15 different industries reaching over a half million people in 26 countries.
  • Working Solutions, based in Dallas, Texas, since 1996 providing customer service and sales agents in retail, telecommunications, finance, health care, travel, and energy by over 110,000 independent US contractors. The company Concentrix, from Freemont, California, since 1983 with over 90,000 online employees.
  • Amazon, seattle based, over 100,000 workers, largest online retailer in the world, also with jobs from home, and with the possibility to open your own shop.
  • VIPKID based from Beijing, China, which recently opened in San Francisco their US headquarters which focuses on English language instruction.
  • Liveops from Scottsdale, Arizona is a modern call center employing over 20,000 independent remote agents. It is the world’s largest cloud contact center specializing in travel and hospitality, high tech, retail, telecom, roadside assistance, finance, health care and insurance.
  • TTEC, Englewood, Colorado, since 1982, and is a business process outsourcing company operates delivery centers in 24 countries.
  • Kelly Services, since back in 1946 is a well established employment agency in the US but provides employment opportunities in nearly 30 countries.
A final word, If you have been hoping about a work-at-home situation, stop dreaming and get on with your applications. There are more remote jobs than ever and there will be even more. Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmail

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