A lot of people complain about the lack of business opportunities in their direct vicinity. Luckily, when it comes to seeking lucrative employment, you are no longer location-bound. What this means is that you can now look up what is out there for you online. The number of remote workers in the world is at its all-time high and the number of jobs available this way keeps getting bigger. Without further ado, here are few ideas that might be worth your while.
For those who believe creativity to be their stronger side, there is nothing quite like freelance writing. Why? Well, simply because it is easy and frugal to get on this career path. All you need is a semi-decent computer (or mobile device), anInternet connection and Microsoft Office/Open Office installed. It wouldn’t be a long shot to assume these are the resources most people already have in this day and age. However, this is an industry where you will solely depend on your skill. Every job well done will bring a boost to your reputation while every failure will diminish your editorial reputation. All in all, this is definitely an option worth considering.
Another thing you can do online is become a financial advisor. In this way, you can help SMBs and individualsmanage their funds better and make smarter financial choices. On the other hand, unlike freelance writing you cannot just spontaneously start advising people. In order to make your first steps in this industry, you will need at least some sort of formal training backed up with a recognised certificate. For example, those willing to offer such services to Australia-based businesses may need to work on getting a cert IV in bookkeeping.Accidentally, even this can be acquired by taking an online course, which is particularly convenient for those who already have a day-job.
Both financial advising and freelance writing are great, but they mostly consist of working for someone else. This is why those with a bit more entrepreneurial spirit usually prefer independent career options like being an app developer.The app market is one of the fastest growing markets at the moment, but this only means that you are bound to have an abundance of competition. In order to get started you need to make up your mind about the platform you intend to create for as well as find adequate software for this. Still, in order to make this a success, your app developing skills won’t be enough on their own. You would have to learn a thing or two about marketing, product placement and business in order to increase your chances of success.
Sell Items on EBay
Finally, if you have an abundance of old items, books or furniture pieces on your hands that you would like to get rid of, you may want to consider earning some cash along the way. Luckily, today you have a plethora of platforms such as e-Bay which allow you to sell virtually anything. You would be surprised to find that here every commodity has its buyer and no item is too absurd for no one to be interested in it. This would however require a great deal of patience as well as getting to know the market. Fortunately, both of these things come with experience.
Even though neither of these business options guarantee success, they present everyone with an opportunity to make their own fortune. Nowadays, people are quickly giving up on the traditional notion of 9 to 5 job. Telecommuting and working in digital environment seems to be the way of the future.
Dan Radak is a marketing professional with ten years of experience. He is a coauthor on several websites and regular contributor to BizzMark Blog. Currently, he is working with a number of companies in the field of digital marketing, closely collaborating with a couple of e-commerce companies.