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10 Real Online Work from Home Jobs that Offer Good Money

Yes, you can work online from home and earn some good bucks too! Generating decent income while working from home is no longer a myth but a reality. Today, you will not only find work from home moms but also work from home dads who are cleverly utilizing their skills and managing both home and work perfectly well. Here we have described 10 work from home online jobs that are real and not a scam!

Online Work at Home Jobs

1. Virtual Assistant

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A virtual assistant fits the bill of a company when they are unable to find a permanent employee. You fit your services as per your skills. It can be anything from handling of emails to scheduling appointments of CEOs and professionals like doctors and lawyers and to even help a company hire employees.

What they need to do this job?
Key skills needed for the job are administrative experience, organizational and time management skills.
How to start doing this work?
To get started you can advertise on the various job help websites that can easily help you find clients.
Expected earnings
You can expect to earn anywhere from $10 to $30 per hour.

 

2. Online Reseller

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If you have some free time and want to help others and earn some money too, then being an online reseller is an option which you can seriously consider. You can earn by selling items online for people who do not have the time or the means to market their stuff.

What they need to do this job?
You need to have a business sense to successfully spread the word among the right audience.
How to start doing this work?
To get started into this business you can get your profile listed on trading assistant websites.
Expected earnings
Earnings in this business depend on your performance. While some people offer flat per-item payment (around $5-$25), others may prefer sharing a percentage (20-40%) of the total sales made.

 

3. Document Translator

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Are you a polyglot (Polyglot meaning- a person who knows more than one language)? Then the best way to put to use your language skill is to earn online by doing some translating working. Translations are required for technical documents, for medical papers or for legal cases. Home based online document translators are much in demand these days. 

What they need to do this job?
Spanish is the most in demand language followed by Japanese, Korean, Chinese and French.
How to start doing this work?
You can get yourself listed on free online directory of translators and select jobs that suit your abilities.
Expected earnings
Translators can expect to earn $12 to $20 per hour depending on the work.

 

4. Data Entry Operator

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This is the digital age and we will only go forward from here. All companies, big or small are in the process of digitizing their work and one the cheapest way to start this is by typing paper documents into a computer. 

What they need to do this job?
Typing accuracy and speed are two skills required for a data entry operator.
How to start doing this work?
You can directly search for data entry jobs on Google or get yourself listed on freelance job websites.
Expected earnings
Data entry jobs can fetch you around $6-$20 per hour.

 

5. Interview Transcriber

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Another online work from home that you can undertake if you have good typing speed is that of an interview transcriber. Journalists and non-fiction writers take hours of interviews which they are unable to transcribe for lack of time. 

What they need to do this job?
As an interview transcriber, you need to listen to the interview and type it without any mistake. You can look forward to regular assignments on sites linked to transcription services.
How to start doing this work?
Alternatively, you can check for book publishers websites and contact authors directly.
Expected earnings
Depending on your skills you can expect to earn between $5-$40 per hour.

 

6. Content Writer

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If you want your pen to do the talking, and you have the power to express your views and ideas, then content writing is the best thing to do form home. Content writing gives you an opportunity to write on any subject under the sky be it travel, finance, education, literature or technical – you can chose your client accordingly and write articles or blogs for various websites.

What they need to do this job?
For content writers, sky is the limit. Start blogging on free blogging platforms and write on your favorite topics, share it on social media and ask for review from industry experts. Doing this you can build good connections and interact to your industry experts.
How to start doing this work?
There are plenty of websites where you can search for freelance content writing jobs.
Expected earnings
The median pay for a content writer is $35,200.

 

7. Affiliate Blogger

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Do you have a blog that address specific issues like parenting, education, social issues, or even on art and architecture, music or travel? Does it attract a lot of visitors? Then many companies will pay for your blog to run advertisements and link it to their websites for traffic.

What they need to do this job?
You are not doing anything additional – you are simply tapping your existing skill to good use.
How to start doing this work?
To get started look for websites that offer ideas for enthusiastic affiliate bloggers.
Expected earnings
Your earning as an affiliate bloggers will depend on the numbers of hits the ads on your website generate. You can expect to earn around $10 - $50 per 1000 hits.

 

8. Social Media Marketing Consultant

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Gone are those days when only traditional advertisement will work for the promotion of the business. Today, social media plays a crucial role in promoting the business and services of the organisation. Companies and even individuals need social media experts who can understand the algorithms of Facebook and Google to market the product.

What they need to do this job?
If you think you have the skills to understand Google analytics and people's behavior on Twitter or Facebook, then don the cap of a social media market consultant.
How to start doing this work?
Create an impressive resume that highlights your achievements in social media and look for jobs in online portals specializing in social media jobs.
Expected earnings
You can expect to earn $10-$25 per hour.

 

9. Online Tutor

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This is one field which is still picking up pace. But if you are a subject matter expert and have time to tutor students across the world, then why wait for the opportunity! 

What they need to do this job?
If you have a college degree and tutoring experience, then you will have an added advantage.
How to start doing this work?
You can simply enroll yourself in any online tutoring classes as a teacher and spread your skills and knowledge far and wide.
Expected earnings
You can expect to earn $9 - $40 per hour. If you are a certified teacher and specialize in advanced science or math you can expect to earn more.

 

10. Beauty Product Seller

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Do you love to put on makeup? Do you have a knack to experiment with the latest brands and do you have people coming over for fashion tips? Then use this skill to sell beauty products online from home. 

What they need to do this job?
If you have strong convincing power than you can go for it. Use social media for creating Facebook page and groups (Google+ page and community also works similar). Add your contacts in your group and invite them to like your business page.
How to start doing this work?
Get your friends in the social circle together to spread the word and start selling beauty products from home.
Expected earnings
You can join a company and earn sales commission (around 10-30% of the sales). Or, you can create your own website and sell products directly.

 

When looking for online jobs it is important to remain alert and avoid scam websites. Make sure to work with only established companies where HR personnel are available to answer your queries. There should be a proper interview process wherein the employ checks your resume and sample work and discusses the job responsibilities and expectations in detail before hiring.

Resources:

http://www.allyou.com/budget-home/money-shopping/online-jobs-work-from-home/online-jobs-virtual-assistant
http://www.bankrate.com/finance/personal-finance/10-best-and-real-work-at-home-jobs-1.aspx
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jennagoudreau/2011/09/27/the-best-paying-work-at-home-jobs/
http://www.thesimpledollar.com/10-work-from-home-jobs/

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