Maybe Monday’s don’t suck… your job does! Being a digital nomad has never been easier in today’s day and age. If you want to take full advantage of the ever-expanding opportunities of the internet, take note of these 8 high opportunity careers you can do from your laptop wherever you can find a cute cafe and strong wifi.
1. Virtual assistant
If you think you have to be creative or talented to start your own an online business, think again! We’ll start this list with the simplest of all the online jobs. You can be someone's personal assistant and manage their tasks all from the other side of the world. And the best part is you never have to go and get them coffee. Virtual assistants and be hired to do anything from data organization to leads generation. Basically any tedious task that somebody else doesn't want to do on the computer. This job is typically paid by the hour and you can charge anywhere from $15 to $80 an hour!
Pretty much everybody knows how to write. You just have to figure out where your writing skills would be best put to use. If you love reading BuzzFeed articles, how about getting paid to write articles yourself? Blogs are always looking to hire ghostwriters and guest writers to grow to their content collection with ease. You could even work out an agreement with a blog (or a few) to write regular content for them on a monthly basis. Cheers to regular monthly recurring income!
3. Graphic designer
The sky is the limit when it comes to graphic design job opportunities. It's never been easier to design content thanks to DIY design services such as Canva.com. Within minutes you could create all kinds of customized graphic content using templates that are free and available for anyone to use. Brittany New , owner of remote media production company Be New Media LLC gets to travel the world in style thanks to her thriving graphic design career.
4. Voiceover artist
Stop wasting your breath for free when you could be getting paid to talk! There's a high demand in the voiceover business. All kinds of Industries are hiring voiceover artists to communicate their messages. You can make a profile on a website like Fiverr or Upwork to get jobs quickly in this field.
Would you believe me if I said you could make videos without even knowing the camera? You can make videos for social media brands completely using free stock videos and adding text to them. Use a stock video website such as Pexels.com to download high quality video clips and edit them to royalty free background music for a quick and easy video service.
For this job you probably should have a camera. People are earning thousands of dollars monthly by selling their photos and videos online as stock. Take pictures of food, nature, or you and your friends doing cool stuff wherever you are, and upload them to a stock photography website such as Shutterstock. The best thing about this job is that you can continue selling the same photos forever and ever. The money never stops coming in!
7. Web designer
Some people go to school for years to become a proper website developer and coder, but that's actually not even necessary to make money making websites for people. You can use a basic level website builder such as Wix or Shopify and have a professional-looking and functioning website within minutes.
8. Interior designer
For the more creative homemakers, capitalize on your eye for design by decorating people's homes online. All you have to do is have the client send you their floor plan an import into a user-friendly interior design program, such as HomeByMe, and have fun decorating! You can get realistic renderings to send back to the client so that they can go to the furniture store I know exactly what and how to arrange their space.
If you hate your job, what are you waiting for?! You don’t have to go back to college to learn one of these skills. Go watch a Youtube tutorial or take an online course to learn the basics of these profitable trades. Looking for more guidance? Work with a digital nomad business coach such as AnywhereCareers.com . Within a few months you could be a #boss sipping on a margarita in Bali with the other digital nomads.