7 Ways Our Students Are Able To Make Money Online
The days of online freelancing have started to become more prominent. With the world shifted in terms of how we work, learn and play, earning income online has become an extremely viable option.
Internet Income Jamaica (IIJ) has always advocated that you can use your present skills or upskill with additional training and start your own online business empire.
Let’s review seven (7) ways that our students are killing it online.
Due to the sheer volume of multimedia content online, transcription has become a huge hit with freelancers. There’s always someone looking to get the words from an audio or video. Whether this is from a meeting, podcast, website video, or webinar.
Business owners may need this for tabling reports, or more likely to repurpose the content they possess to other web platforms.
Think about offering services of transcription if you are good at writing, typing, or language.
Closing sales or communicating daily with potential or current clients is a hassle most business owners won’t be able to take on by themselves. Once you have a clear voice, working internet and a smartphone this is a business opportunity for you.
This service is also capable for you wherever you are in the world to talk to anyone anywhere once you have the right tools. Every business need phone call services, hence the proliferation of call centers in the Jamaican modern landscape
Virtual Assistants (VAs) are needed by companies to do daily operational tasks such as calendar scheduling, appointments, booking clients, updating documents, and daily meeting logs. VAs are highly-priced as you can get permanent clients who you assist with their daily business operations.
You may be interested in serving as a virtual office assistant if you type well and know your way around document processing software for notes, and presentations.
The world has evolved greatly with the advent of social media. Currently social media managers and those who have surpassed to the higher marketing skills, meaning digital marketers, are a great asset to any team.
You may be interested in being a social media professional if you love exploring Facebook and Instagram or if you have a great eye for creating viral content.
Writing Web Content
The online space has expanded so much that there are estimated to be 2 billion websites with less than 400 million of them being active. All that real estate is a huge market for you to assist others to palace content on their portals, landing pages, business portfolios, and blogs. Written content is the bedrock of most of the online space. Video and audio are consumed a lot but even graphics and videos require copywriters to give a caption.
Book Editing & Publishing
Many people realize that a great way for them to publicize their services is through e-books and stories. Books are just a vehicle of communication and to announce ideas or expansions on a current thought. If you’re a good writer, you can cash in on using your skills to help publish books and edit them. In fact, authors need people with online skills such as proofreading, illustration, graphic design, and book cover design to elevate the presentability of their offer.
Explore being a book editor and publisher with one of our latest courses.
Teaching English Online
A not so thought of skill is that once you are a native English speaker, you can teach others your language. Many think you also have to know the foreign language of your student well but that is not necessarily so.
There are a few places online to explore this and improve other’s abilities in English. You just may find that you enjoy meeting and communicating with others. English is also a well-required language for most professionals and there are many students who wish to enhance their spoken word for involvement in the developed world.
Dwight gives some great instruction in a teaching English online course we created during the pandemic.
So now that you’ve seen the vast opportunity, why not give one of these options a try?
If you need some time to talk it over, then please set an appointment with one of our IIJ agents. Navigate to your Facebook page and then click “BOOK NOW.” You may also live chat with us here on this website.