Whilst offices around the globe are re-opening, many people are shunning the traditional working model. In fact, many are claiming the traditional office is dead, and in fact people are embracing the new way of working – which involves remote working, and spending more time on side-hustles.
With recent figures suggesting that 3 out of every 10 American workers requiring a second job to simply make ends meet, we’ve got 5 realistic ways to make money online – fast.
Manage social media accounts
With over 420 billion active social media users, businesses who are able to harness the power of social media are able to transform their business prospective. However, many businesses don’t have the expertise or infrastructure to support this important arm of the marketing department.
If you have a passion for social media, a creative and commercial mind, and the ability to analyze data, then a career managing other businesses social media accounts could be the perfect way to earn some extra cash.
The full extent of the pandemic won’t be known for a number of years, however, there is a real worry that many children’s education could have been adversely affected by home-schooling and lockdown. Even if you’re not a teacher but are educated to degree level in a subject you could become an online tutor.
Whether you sign up to a tutoring agency or you advertise for yourself on a local message board or spread the word via friends and family, online tutoring is a great way to make extra cash – without leaving the comfort of your own home.
If done right, Forex trading can yield great returns on investment. With such volatile economic markets, now is the perfect time to start forex trading. By buying low and selling high, you can make some serious cash in a matter of moments.
As ever, if you’re unsure about what or how to invest, you should always speak to an expert before getting involved in trades you don’t understand.
Use second-hand sites
Who needs spring cleaning when you can a fall clean-out? Spend the weekend decluttering your house and sell unwanted and unloved goods on second-hand sites like Ebay or Facebook Marketplace. Not only will you be raising extra cash, but you’ll be helping the planet by stopping people buying brand-new items.
Have a look at similar listings and price your goods to sell. If you’re selling big items of furniture, post the details on social media and you may get a local buyer willing to come and pick it up first.
Become a freelance SEO editor
With around 50 billion webpages indexed in Google, it’s a competitive place for business. If you have a knowledge of SEO and a talent for writing, you could become a freelance SEO editor for companies.
By optimising and editing their web copy, you could help their pages rank on Google, and therefore help their sales.