Working from home has so many benefits, whether it be saving money on transportation costs, setting up your own schedule, traveling the world, and more.
If you're unhappy with your career, make a change. People spend an average of 40 hours a week for 30 or so years, which comes to about 60,000 hours. Do you really want to spend 60,000 hours of your life doing something that makes you unhappy?
Included are articles from actual people who are in the field, along with resources to apply for jobs, tips, and advice to score the job, and more
Below are 16 real work from home jobs that can turn into full-time jobs, too.
- 1. Teach English with VIPKID
- 2. Sell on Amazon
- 3. Blogger
- 4. Flipping Items
- 5. Transcriptionist
- 6. Freelance Proofreader
- 7. Bookkeeper
- 8. Facebook Ad Manager
- 9. Teaching English with Magic Ears
- 10. Create a Profitable Ebook
- 11. Freelance Writer
- 12. Scopist
- 13. Pick up garbage
- 14. Pinterest Consulting
- 15. Virtual Assistant
- 16. Voice Actor
1. Teach English with VIPKID
In 2016, a teacher made $75,000 teaching children English. He did this by using an online platform called VIPKID.
VIPKID is currently ranked at number 1 on the Forbes list of best online jobs. The online service is currently hiring online teachers.
Requirements to become a VIPKID teacher:
- Exposure to the American or Candian K-12 education system
- Minimum 1 year of traditional teaching experience OR the equivalent in Mentoring, Tutoring, Alternative education, Coaching, Supervising, Pastors, Church Leaders, Nursery School Assistants, etc.
- Bachelor’s degree
If you pass these requirements, apply here.
2. Sell on Amazon
The first year that Jessica's family ran their Amazon FBA business together, working less than 20 hours a week total, they made over 6 figures profit their first year.
You can learn their secrets, tips, and tools in their 7-day FREE course that will get you started selling on Amazon.
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4. Flipping Items
Melissa makes $133,000 a year flipping items.
These are a few of the things she’s flipped for profit:
- An item that they bought for $10 and flipped for $200 just 6 minutes later.
- A security tower they bought for $6,200 and flipped for $25,000 just one month later.
- A prosthetic leg that they bought for $30 at a flea market and sold for $1,000 on eBay the next day.
She even created a course called Flipper University that teaches students how to become a successful flipper. Melissa says her students can expect to make $500-$2,500 per month in their first year.
A transcriptionist practices the art of turning audio and video recordings into text documents.
These can be legal proceedings, medical, and general. All industries, besides medical and legal, fall under the general umbrella. These might be writers, podcasters, bloggers, trainers, academicians, anyone with audio or video content that needs to be turned into text.
You can learn more about becoming a transcriptionist and making money from it in this FREE 7-day mini-course.
6. Freelance Proofreader
“In 2014, Caitlin made slightly over $43,000 by being a freelance proofreader, while als1o going on several fun vacations.” You can find out how she makes a full-time income as a freelance proofreader below:
Caitlin has a FREE 45-minute workshop that will give you tons of great info on becoming a freelance proofreader. Check it out the free workshop here.
A bookkeeper is in charge of tracking every dollar that goes into a business. The job isn't a get rich quick scheme, but over time can be a great source of full-time income once clientele is built.
“Students wish to earn $10,000 per year which is around 3-4 clients.”
“Students wish to earn $40,000 per year which is around 12-16 clients.”
Find out how to become a bookkeeper below.
8. Facebook Ad Manager
A Facebook Ad Manager is in charge of making sure businesses get seen on Facebook. Ad Managers are in charge of creating new leads to come to the business to bring in more money.
You'll learn everything it takes to become a successful and profitable Facebook Ads Manager. With over 30 million businesses in the U.S., you're reach is endless.
Check out the testimonials here and see people who are making up to $10,000 per month doing this.
9. Teaching English with Magic Ears
Magic Ears is a company based in China that hires English speakers from the U.S. and Canada to teach English.
Don't have teaching experience? No bachelor's degree or teaching certifications? No problem.
Magic Ears pays teachers up to $26 per hour and provides all the curriculum for you.
10. Create a Profitable Ebook
Abby has made over $110,000 from sales of digital products in 2015. She now makes 6 figures a year.
Find out how to create a profitable ebook below.
11. Freelance Writer
Writing online can be quite lucratively if you know how to get your name and writing out there. Holly from Club Thrifty earns $200,000 a year writing online content.
Find out how to become a freelance writer below from a freelancer herself who makes an average of $5,000 a month.
Scoping is editing legal documents for court reporters. Scopists generally make between 30k-60k a year when working full-time.
13. Pick up garbage
Hear me out before you skip this one.
Brian started a cleanup business that now makes over $650,000 annually.
The garbage pickup business is incredible for several reasons: 1) There's a high demand for it 2) It's recession proof 3) Helps the environment
Not only that, you can make pretty great money while also getting exercise in. Brian has also found many treasures during his cleanup, including $600 that was thrown away in a dumpster.
If you're interested in this opportunity, check out Brian's book where he tells you everything you need to know to get started, which also includes free phone support to get your business up and running.
14. Pinterest Consulting
A Pinterest consultant is someone who is in charge of helping you grow your Pinterest page. Pinterest is gold is bloggers' eyes, as it can create brand awareness and bring in thousands of page views which is why many people pay for Pinterest services like this.
15. Virtual Assistant
A virtual assistant is in charge of duties from their computer. This can be related to social media marketing, writing articles, creating images for blog posts, and more for their boss (and those tasks are related to blogging).
I'm a virtual assistant for Making Sense of Cents and make a comfortable income from doing that, on top of blogging for my blog, FITnancials.
Find out how to become a virtual assistant below.
16. Voice Actor
“A voice-over actor is a person you hear, but usually never see on radio ads, YouTube videos, explainer videos, corporate narration, documentaries, e-learning courses, audiobooks, TV commercials, video games, movies, and cartoons.” – Carrie
Carrie is a full-time voice actor, and she gives all the details of her job below.
Working from home can have a lot of perks, such as being able to set up your own schedule, travel and live all around the world, and even save money by cutting transportation costs. Being a full-time blogger has allowed me to work at home, which lets me travel wherever, whenever.
What do you think about these real work from home jobs? Have you ever been employed by one of these jobs?
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