It’s true, a lot of work from home jobs these days have a high skill requirement. If you're a beginner, or just want to try out remote work, it can be hard to know where to start.
While some of these opportunities may sound “too good to be true” the jobs in this list are absolutely real and can help you earn money quickly from the comfort of your own home. For some of these jobs, you can even work from your smartphone!
If you have a hobby or hidden talent the popular freelance service Fiverr can help you get paid for it! The only qualification to start is knowing what service you want to offer.
Fiverr's workers can get paid for anything from doing voiceover work, drawing, making specialized crafts or creating video content. The choice for what you get paid for on this platform is up to you! From there you can get started right away doing literally anything you feel qualified to market as a service!
The company is named Fiverr because the starting rate of pay for each task is five dollars. Do you feel like your skills are worth more? Don’t worry! There are built in features on Fiverr that allow you to potentially earn way more than just five dollars per task...See more about how Fiverr works by clicking this link and start getting paid to showcase your talents!
Pretty much everyone knows Amazon, but did you know they pay people to complete tasks online? Amazon Mechanical Turk connects businesses with people who are willing to perform short, easy tasks online like data entry or clicking/browsing for small amounts of money - that can add up quickly!
The best thing? All you need to do to get started is to sign up (using the link above) and start picking up tasks for quick cash. Amazon Mechanical Turk also pays via Paypal, so you’ll be paid quickly for the tasks you complete!
Lionbridge is another big-name company in the freelance world. Haven’t heard of them? They’re perhaps the biggest name in translation services. That’s what makes this job an excellent choice if you are bilingual or multilingual and looking for entry into remote translation!
To get started, sign up and take a quick fluency test so you can become eligible to translate to the languages of your choosing. Once you pass, you can start picking up translation work and earning money!
Lionbridge offers services outside of translation, like site moderation, editing, and user testing as well if you don’t feel like you qualify for translation tasks.
Rev is a site that offers transcription for clients who submit their audio files. If you have a computer with a speaker or headphones and can type well, you are on track to being a Rev transcriptionist already!
To get started, sign up for Rev, take a quick typing test, and that's it! Once you're set up you can start transcribing audio files right away, no resume or interview required! The money you make with Rev will be paid out on a weekly, regular schedule.
Rev also offers captioning services for clients who submit video files to their service. As a captioner, you would listen and type, while also making sure your captions sync up to the words being spoken in the video file you’re captioning.
The best thing is there's no qualification to get started. Just sign up to become a captioner, take a quick typing and grammar quiz, and start selecting captioning jobs, no resume or interview required! The money you make with Rev will be paid out on a weekly, regular schedule.
Casting Words is another transcription service that you can sign up for if you have a computer that can play audio files. Casting Words also offers editing services to their clients, so you can also edit completed transcripts to make sure they match the audio file they belong to and are free of errors.
To get started with Casting Words all you need to do is sign up...and that's it! Once you complete the signup process you can get started earning money right away.
Have you ever heard of a user tester? You could be one if you sign up for User Feel. This company offers paid testing for developers who are trying to build a website or app.
When you user test, you will be helping to find problems or bugs in a developer’s site or app, just by using it. User testing pays ten dollars per test to those who participate.
To get started all you have to do is sign up to become a user tester and you can start right away, once registered.
Testing Time also offers paid user testing jobs, but these are a little more in depth, and pay more too, up to $50 per test! With this service, you will not only be testing, but you could also meet with a developer virtually to give them your impressions on their site or app.
To get started all you need to do is sign up, and that's it! Once you're fully registered you can start testing online products for money.
Don't have a home computer? You can still make money online! Click Worker is a great service to sign up for if you don’t have a reliable computer to use or reliable wifi access. Click Worker is a widely known user testing service, and they offer all kinds of user testing tasks for their members.
To get started, sign up and/or download their mobile app to start earning from your phone or computer during the hours you want. No interview or resume upload required!
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