1) Live stream/Podcasting
As daily routines have been uprooted, a growing number of people are turning to the internet for amusement. The live stream is experiencing a pandemic-related surge. You can share various themes, from daily stuff to professional knowledge. As long as you have audiences, there are lots of ways to make money from a podcast, such as commercial sponsorship and paid ads. And you can also use it as a platform to advertise your own products or services.
2) Online tutoring
A large number of schools closed as a result of social distancing measures. Billions of families are affected. As kids can’t attend class in person, while parents may still have to do their full-time jobs from home, many parents are seeking out online resources to keep their kids’ minds engaged at home. Offering homeschooling, homework help, or online teaching, can provide parents a badly needed break. Anyone patient with an educational background or even a skill for teaching can pick up extra online work in education.
3) Online coaching
Teaching and learning would never be out of date. Those with specialized skills or talents can bet there’s a market for it. Take your lessons from the classroom to the chatroom or offer online courses. You can teach language, guitar, yoga, cooking, video game, etc.
Even if you’re not good at anything, you can start coaching or consulting as a side business in the same field as your main income source.
4) Customer service representative
Great customer service is still needed even during the coronavirus outbreak. With the closure of call centers while customer calls to companies rise in some industries, work-from-home customer service representatives are in high demand to answer the calls. Remote call center job is a viable work opportunity if you lack technical know-how’s.
5) Online nurse
In the fight against COVID-19, Telehealth is emerging as an important power. It helps patients with unrelated mild or moderate ailments to get care via phone or online, without in-person treatment. Online nurses are in great and increased demand as the pandemic continues.
6) Affiliate marketer
If your blog, website or social media accounts are quite appealing, affiliate marketing is an option worth exploring. The sponsored posts and affiliate links can bring in revenue, especially once you gain a large number of audiences. No worry. There are more potential eyeballs as everyone is on the Internet right now.
7) Take online surveys
Taking part in paid online surveys and research has to be one of the easiest ways to make money from home. You can make it without putting in much effort or time. All you need to do to start earning is sign up on paid survey sites and answer available surveys honestly. Of course, it won’t be a large reward, but every little bit helps, especially in a crisis.
8) Other freelance gigs
Freelancing is an attractive option if you want or need to have a flexible schedule, especially for those with a specific skill. There are plenty of other jobs that could be done at home. For example, freelance writer, copywriter, proofreader, audiobook narrator, translator, website designers, software developers, bookkeepers, and whatever area matches your expertise.