5 Jobs You Can Do Poolside
Poolside, Beachside, Park bench… close your eyes and just imagine. If you are looking to make some extra income or want to start working at home, these jobs can be done with just a laptop and Wi-Fi. There are characteristics that freelancers should possess. For instance, you must be able to focus on your work without distractions. You should set up a schedule and stick to it. Your clients are counting on you to come through with the work you are paid for in the time frame agreed upon. So, sit back, relax and check out these 5 jobs you can do poolside.
1. Freelance Writer
If you are a creative writer or copywriter, there are jobs for you. You can create eBooks, articles, or web copy. As mentioned above, you must build trust with your clients. They are counting on you to provide well-written content that is original and not plagiarized. There are websites such as freelancer.com where you can find potential clients. We have some great posts on this as well. Start with this post and you should be on your way to the pool or beach in no time!
2. Virtual Assistant (Also known as a VA)
Virtual Assistants do work remotely. You can be located on the West Coast and have a VA that lives on the East Coast, or even overseas. This helps companies and small businesses cut costs on taxes and benefits, as VA’s are usually independent contractors. They will have to grant you access to log into their systems, you could provide services from anywhere. Basically, any job an administrative assistant does on the computer at an office you can do from home. Need some tips on getting started. See our post here. If you are looking for some ‘experience’ , let’s chat. Also you can try these tips for building up your reputation to score more paying or higher paying opportunities.
3. Graphic Design
Are you good at creating? Utilize that creative talent in graphic design. You can design logos and other digital products for companies. You may have to invest in special software, but it’s worth it if you are skilled in your craft. If you need to learn a new software, there are usually courses at local county colleges or even online.
4. Website Creation
If you are well versed in setting up websites, then that can be your niche. If you have knowledge of HTML or CSS you should think about website creation. There are platforms such as WordPress that have made it so much easier to create and update websites, however, there are still people who are not computer savvy and need assistance. That’s where your skills can work for you! Want to start your own website, there’s unlimited earnings with time.
5. Social Media Manager
Are you a social media savvy person? If you know how to grow and engage followers, you can be an asset to companies who may not know how to. Become a social media manager and handle Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts for small businesses. Create ads, update with engaging posts and grow accounts. Learn more about being a Social Media Manager with this post.
These 5 jobs you can do poolside or even at the beach. They’re a starting point for you to start earning money from home. Imagine the freedom of being able to work from ‘virtually’ anywhere in the world. Feel free to leave a comment with any tips or questions you have!
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