Here is a list of trendy skills that people around the world have utilized to work remotely from their own home, either for themselves or for other businesses. Remember, you always have two options – first, you can start your small business, and the second, you can work for others. For others, you can work as an employee or as a freelancer.
Whichever way, you feel comfortable working to support yourself and your loved ones, you should harness the in-demand remote and work from home skills and move forward in life.
Become a Freelancer
To become a freelancer, you must have mastery over at least one skill that is also in demand in the current economy. You just need to evaluate your skills and the skill demand from the marketplace of your choice.
But at the same time, there are many Freelancing websites that just let you grow with minimum expertise you have currently.
However, if you want to upskill your self in order to make more money as a freelancer, you should try a few select courses that I think are the best and affordable too.
Become a Digital Marketer
Digital Marketing has to offer a lot of opportunities, especially post COVID-19, you might have already noticed that ecommerce sales has increased hugely, and all the small businesses want to go online, and these businesses need digital marketers, who can set up their online presence and promote their products too.
To quickly start as a digital marketer in this digital economy, you can choose your path as an SEO Expert, Social Media Manager, Ad specialist, and many more. People just manage one particular social media platform like TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.
Another great opportunity that you can cash in that is selling stuff online. If you have own products, it’s good, but if you don’t have own products to sell online, and you still want to sell online, you can easily get started by selling other’s products. Find some products that you would like to sell, just set up an online store and start selling.
Become Social Media Influencer
If you like to spend your time on social media platform, and you have considerable amount of followers, then you can become a social media influencer and start making money by collaborating with small businesses in your niche market.
Become a Vlogger
To become a vlogger, you can start with any video sharing website like YouTube. You just need to pick your niche market of your choice and start making videos. In the begging, it might not give results as expected but if you keep leaning new things like trends, SEO, the platform you are working on, you will certainly grow as time passes.
Become a Blogger
Blogging is the simplest form of creating content that anyone can do. But before start writing content, you must have understanding of how Content Management Systems (CMS) work, how to find easy to rank keywords and phrase, trendy topics in your niche market.
The easiest and SEO friendly CMS is WordPress. To find your niche, and easy rank keywords and phrases, you can SEO tools like group buy tools.
Start Your Home Kitchen
These days, there are so many apps that let you list your menu, set your price, picks up your orders, and delivers to your customers. Depending on where you live, you should find a few apps like this and list your menu.
Explore Your Locality for Opportunity
So many businesses have shut down due to the effects of COVID-19, you should just explore your local business ares and try to find where you can fit in.
All I am trying to say is that you should look for a shut-down business and start your own in place.
Become an Online Teacher
If you are a teacher, and you just lost your job due to COVID-19 or due to some other reason, you can start teaching online.
There are a few ways, you can teach online, first, find a few websites, where teachers list their classes, second, you can create video courses and sell them on your website or platforms like Udemy.
Create Video Courses
You can create video courses and sell them for money on platforms like Udemy, SkillShare, and many more. You just need to create once and list your course on all the websites where students and learners from around the world buy courses.
Writing e-books is easy and by selling your e-books online you can make handsome money. There are many online tools that let you find trendy e-books topics, you just need to write similar e-books, and self-publish them on Amazon.
Launch Your Mobile Apps
You can launch your mobile apps and start making money. There are many ways you can earn money with mobile apps, first, by placing ads, by selling affiliate products on your apps, by collecting emails, and promoting products with email marketing strategy.
Become a Content Creator
There are many content types that you can create and sell or start publishing them on your own platforms to make money.
Here is a list of most common types of content that you can start creating.
- Text Content
Somehow, these seem linked to one other once start creating content. You just need to be a little creative to generate ideas to transform one type of content to another type.
Like text content to graphics, video and audio.
Learn Affiliate Marketing
To become a successful affiliate marketer, you must know how to pick a product to promote, and you also need to know how and where to promote products to make money with affiliate marketing.
If you are just going to start as an affiliate marketer, you should learn from an affiliate marketer.
But here is what need to know.
There are two ways, first, you can create content, publish them on your website, blog, social media platform, and let it naturally get web traffic, second, you can advertise your content to targeted audience and location to get results quickly.
Here is a list of things that you can do to start making money from home.
- Become a freelancer (Web Design & Development, Graphics Design, Video Editor, SEO, Social Media Manager)
- Help local business go online (CMS, SEO, and Social Media)
- Start online eCommerce store
- Become a social media influencer
- Start a YouTube Channel
- Start a Blog
- Serve homemade food for money
- Explore and start something new
- Teach online (Live and Video Courses)
- Launch your apps for android and iOS (Info)
- Become a Content Creator (Text, Video, Images)
- Become an Affiliate Marketer