Working from home is more and more popular and personally, I love it! My most recent job allowed me to work from home and it was great, no commute, I could work in my PJs and I was here to help the kids if they needed it.
Now most companies and individuals that are looking for a VA want one because they need someone to complete relatively easy, day-to-day tasks. If you’ve got a computer, some basic skills you can make money as a VA. It’s an extremely flexible way to make money right from the comfort of your own home.
Freelance work is growing leaps and bound. It’s something you can do full-time or part-time. Heck, you could even do your work from home job and freelance on the side! Either way, there are plenty of options for freelance work.
Now the thing with transcription is that it helps if you are good/fast at typing. However, it’s not a prerequisite. That’s because most transcription projects are worked out on a per assignment basis (not an hourly rate).
Translating is similar to transcription, but you can only take on projects if you can read/write/speak the languages that are involved. They also say that you should always transcribe into your mother tongue language (not vice-versa), so if that sounds appealing to you, consider looking into translation jobs that work from home!
Social media management is something many businesses need help with, simply because they haven’t got the time to invest to do it themselves. You can help with their social media management and get paid for doing so.