With 2021 right behind the corner, many people are considering starting the year off with a new work-from-home job.
December 17th, 2020
With 2021 right behind the corner, many people are considering starting the year off with a new work-from-home job. Whether that’s one that will supplement what you’re doing at the moment and add a bit of income, or something completely new, looking into online careers is an attractive approach for many.
The problem is the sheer amount of online jobs you have available – there are just too many to choose from. And if you haven’t yet decided on what you want to do, here are a few profitable works from home jobs you can do in the year that follows.
A lot of people are looking for virtual assistants, whether to book their flights or to find them the best webcam sites to make money on. It doesn’t matter which one it is, really, because a virtual assistant is a job that requires you to be versatile, to be able to think on your feet and follow instructions.
You’ll be helping your client organize their time, whether that’s the daily schedule or a monthly calendar. There’s a high chance that you’ll be booking tickets for travel, ordering things for them online, and communicating with them throughout the day to tell them what they have for that day.
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And while sure, you’ll need to be careful not to make a mistake, and you’ll need to check things twice, sometimes three times, to be sure you’re doing the right thing, once you get the hang of it, it’s a pretty easy job.
It also pays by the hour, and you’ll be able to agree on a schedule with your client. When all that’s set, you end up with a job that doesn’t take up too much time, gets you a decent income, and lets you work on your people skills.
Probably one of the most talked-about topics in this past year, dropshipping is a potentially incredibly high-income job that anyone can do. It does take a lot of research to set things upright, and it does take a bit of knowledge to know just what to do and what to avoid. But in 2021, all that information is easily accessible, and you can learn all that pretty quickly.
With dropshipping, the first big thing you should be doing is setting things up. You’ll want to find the right market to sell to, and you want to be careful there. A lot of markets are already oversaturated, so don’t go for one of them unless you really have something different to offer. Find a market where your product is needed, but not readily, or easily available.
When you’re setting things up, one thing to remember is that you want people to be able to easily find their way around your website. If they take more than a couple of minutes to find what they need, they’ll probably leave.
And keep in mind that you might not get a lot of customers starting up, but you’ll need to put up with that until you get to a point where your shop is well established. Once you’re there, it’s all about making sure things are running smoothly and there are no issues. Of course, you should keep up with your customers and make sure you listen to their feedback if there is any because that’s how you turn customers into repeat customers! Click here to learn, how to start a store for drop shipping.
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Even though for some, blogging isn’t a “certain” job, because your profits and income don’t depend on you only, if you spend enough time and do things right, you can actually get to a good, stable source of income. The trick is to find something you’re interested in, something you can dedicate plenty of time to and something that makes your blog stand out from all others.
It’s impossible to find a niche or industry that doesn’t have thousands of blogs covering it already, and that’s why you want to do things differently. Maybe go for a different perspective, or just analyze your competition and see what they’re lacking. That’s the easy way.
Your blog should be simple and easy to read, and you should make sure you know the target audience you’re working with. This will allow you to cater your content to them and give them exactly what they want when they’re visiting your blog. That way, they’ll just keep coming back and bringing new readers.
Of course, the interesting part is when you start working with brands on collaborations, and that’s usually when you’ll start seeing a higher income, too. And all it takes is a bit of time and patience, and a will to do things right.
Northern girl Laura is the epitome of a true entrepreneur. Laura’s spirit for adventure and passion for people blaze through House of Coco. She founded House of Coco in 2014 and has grown it in to an internationally recognised brand whilst having a lot of fun along the way. Travel is in her DNA and she is a true visionary and a global citizen.