Step out of your comfort zones and explore different ways to earn money during COVID-19 pandemic
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Staying at home and witnessing incomes subside surely doesn’t feel good, which is a reality during the current pandemic. While the traditional source of income may have diminished, there are a lot of other things that one can do to make some money staying at home.
Here are some avenues for making money online while staying at home. With an abundance of time on hands, one can try out one of the following to get started.
If you are academically strong, you’d be surprised how many people would be keen to learn from you. Start tutoring online. You can begin with a small batch of students, maybe those that you are locally acquainted with, or perhaps advertise your service to get started with it.
Start a blog
This is the best time to get started with a niche blog. While it will take some time to grow, people are consuming content more than ever from their homes now. The blog can extend paid collaborations for linking, advertising and other ways to generate decent revenue.
If you are a writer, coder, artist or one with any skills that you can relay online, freelancing is a great option. Just update your social media profiles, especially LinkedIn with what you are offering and look out for clients. Set your rates and earn money at your own terms.
Try affiliate marketing
If you are up for learning a few savvy skills of setting up an affiliate marketing gateway, you can earn some really good money. You can employ this either through blogs, a YouTube channel or any other site where you can use an affiliate link and make a portion for each purchase through your link.
Set up an e-store
If your business has suffered due to COVID-19, just take it online. Set up an e-store on Shopify or perhaps an independent one and list all your products. Market them on relevant sites and you can initiate sales in no time. If you already have a production line, this can help you earn a significant amount at home.
Initiate online consultations
If you are a professional such as a therapist, career counsellor or legal aid who gives consultations, start finding an online client base. Set up a fee, find clients and use your existing profession to make money from home.
Monetizing your skills online isn’t as hard as you think it is. Just make sure to have an organized approach with whatever you choose to start and bring in local customers for your directed service. Anything you start will take some time to start running smoothly. So, get on the band wagon, have patience and put in the work to make decent bucks online. Start today!