How has your 2019 been so far, any resolutions met? Don’t worry, 2020 is yet another year full of opportunities. Opportunities like – easy businesses to start without capital. Freelancing jobs that pay through Mpesa. And/or jobs that do not require any experience at all.
You just need to know where to look to find it.
In today’s post, we explore 13 different job sets that are easily available on the internet. In content mill sites and on professional social sites.
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If anything, you only need a strong internet connection, a laptop, and/or maybe just a reliable high-performance smartphone to start earning.
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1. Take Freelance Websites, IT & Software Jobs
This is one of the most popular and the most sought skill set on the internet. Of course after freelance online writing.
In Freelancer.com alone, over 24,000 Websites, IT & Software projects are reported to have been logged in 2019.
My projection is, in 2020 there will be a 10% or even 20% increase in projects needing these skill sets.
In case you don’t know what to expect in the website, IT and software jobs, carefully look at the table below to find your baring: –
Freelance Active Directory Jobs Adobe Captivate Jobs Freelance Adobe Illustrator Jobs Adobe Premiere Pro Jobs Apache Hadoop Jobs Freelance API Jobs Apple Xcode jobs Adobe Muse Jobs Freelance Adobe Air Jobs Adobe Freehand Jobs Freelance Adobe Pagemaker Jobs Freelance AJAX Jobs Amazon Web Services Jobs Freelance App Developer Jobs Freelance Azure Jobs Artificial Intelligence Jobs ASP.NET Jobs Freelance Android Wear SDK Jobs Backend Development Jobs Computer Science Jobs Freelance Django Jobs eCommerce Jobs Freelance Embedded Software Jobs Frontend Development Jobs Freelance Google Cloud Platform Jobs Freelance Google Firebase Jobs HTML Jobs Freelance HTML5 Jobs Freelance jQuery / Prototype Jobs Microsoft Access Jobs Freelance Metatrader Jobs Freelance Zoho Jobs MySQL Jobs Freelance node.js Jobs PHP Projects Freelance Pinterest Jobs Social Media Management Jobs Windows Desktop Jobs WordPress Jobs Website Management Jobs Freelance Software Architecture Jobs Freelance Software Testing Jobs Freelance XML Jobs Visual Basic for Apps Jobs Freelance YouTube Jobs
2. Take Mobile Phones & Computing Jobs in 2020Join Freelancer.com to bid and work on these projects.
Just like in a website, IT and software jobs, mobile phones, and computing jobs need skilled people to perform.
As such, there isn’t so much competition in the field and there aren’t so many companies outsourcing either.
In 2019 only 3,460 mobile phones and computing projects were posted on Freelancer.com.
These included: –
Amazon Fire Jobs Amazon Kindle Android iPhone iPad Appcelerator Titanium Blackberry Geolocation Samsung Virtualization Freelance Adobe Pagemaker Jobs AJAX Jobs Amazon Web Services Jobs App Developer Jobs Windows Mobile (2)
Examples of mobile phones and computing freelance gigs recently complete by freelancers on freelancer.com: -The best part about this skill set is, its jobs pay better and it doesn’t take long to complete if you have the skills.
- ComfortDelGro Taxi Booking App By heltleo59
- Workout Fitness App By technologybeach
- Travel App – Hullortravel.com By gobyweb2
3. Take Freelance Writing & Content Jobs
Freelance writing jobs are by far the easiest to secure online jobs.
They don’t need any experience and they certainly don’t need any investment prior to getting hired.
If anything, you just need to have excellent communication skills and boom! You are hired.
Not to get mixed up though, not all writing jobs have the same format. And certainly, not all of them sound good with the same voice.
Below are examples of online writing jobs to expect in your freelance writing career of 2020.
Academic Writing Apple iBooks Article Rewriting Article Writing Blog
Book Writing Cartography & Maps Business Writing Book Writing Blog Writing Blogging Catch Phrases Compliance and Safety Procedures Writing Content Strategy Content Writing Essay Writing Editing Fiction Editorial Writing Financial Research Forum Posting Ghostwriting Online Writing Newsletters Proposal/Bid Writing Proofreading Research Writing Research Report Writing Resumes Reviews Romance Writing Short Stories SEO Writing Screenwriting Slogans Speech Writing Word Processing
Depending on the mill site you choose to work with, you can withdraw your earnings to either Mpesa, Skrill, Paypal, Visa, and/or WebMoneyFind what suits you and do it.
4. Freelance Design, Media & Architecture Jobs
In 2019 more freelance design, media, and architecture jobs were posted and completed on Freelancer.com than writing jobs.
What does that tell you?
Design, freelance, and media jobs are more in demand than most work from home jobs.
In fact, they were the second most popular gigs in 2019.
As such, if you are a designer, architecture, or a media personality, you can be assured of getting more such gigs in 2020.
Below are examples of media, architecture, and design jobs that you can do from home.
3D Animation 3D Rendering 2D Animation 360-degree video 3D Modelling 3D Model Maker 3ds Max Adobe Dreamweaver ActionScript Adobe InDesign Adobe Flash After Effects (303) Adobe Flash Advertisement Design Apple Motion After Effects App Designer AutoCAD Architecture Brochure Design Music Infographics Interior Design CSS Corporate Identity Photoshop Image Processing Landing Pages Covers & Packaging Illustration Poster Design Stationery Design Freelance Photoshop Design Infrastructure Architecture Freelance Logo Design Sound Design Vectorization Pre-production Voice Talent Freelance Photo Editing Freelance Website Design Video Services PSD to HTML Videography Product Photography Video Editing Freelance Filmmaking Sketch Video Production Video Broadcasting Furniture Design
5. Freelance Data Entry & Admin Jobs
While data entry and admin jobs are the easiest online freelancing jobs that you will ever find online, they are not easy to come by. And if by chance you get any, they don’t pay well and most of them end up to be a scam.
Just in case this is the only gig you can do in this list, work – but only if your employer agrees to an upfront payment known as a milestone in Freelancer.com. Otherwise, save your time and soul from frustrating.
Below are data entry hustle samples that you can do online in freelancer.com
Bookkeeping BPO Customer Support Freelance Customer Service Call Center Data Analytics Data Architecture Freelance Data Cleansing Freelance Data Data Entry Extraction Freelance Data Processing Data Scraping Email Handling Excel Email Handling Infographic and Powerpoint Slide Designing General Office Microsoft Office Investment Research Microsoft Office Microsoft Office SAP Master Data Governance Procurement
6. Freelance Engineering & Science Jobs
Unlike data entry and freelance online writing jobs which anyone can do regardless of if they hold a certification for any skill; freelance engineering and science jobs can only be done by qualified personnel.
You can lie to the content mill systems about being qualified for the job. But tell me, my friend, what happens if you are awarded a project in medicine, biotechnology, or medical research and the only certification that you have is the birth certificate?
Haha… Tell me how that folds out.
Below is a list of freelance engineering and science jobs in this job set.
AutoCAD Arduino Audio Processing Freelance Biology jobs Chemical Engineering Data Mining Data Science Digital Design Internet of Things (IoT) Intercom Microsoft Office Manufacturing Design Materials Engineering Mathematics Mechanical Engineering Mechatronics Medical
7. Forex Trading
From where I sit, Forex Trading has grown so much in Kenya and in all the other parts of the world – India, Nigeria, Russia, Mexico, South Africa, Tanzania – to name but a few countries currently topping trading geos.
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8. Freelance Product Sourcing & Manufacturing
These are supply chain jobs, product design, manufacturing, supplier sourcing, computer-aided manufacturing, and buyer sourcing jobs done on the internet.
While there aren’t so many of them on content mill sites, you can still find one or two if you know where to look.
You can check on similar project descriptions on Freelancer.com to get an idea of what to expect.
9. Freelance Sales And Marketing Jobs
Interestingly, 99% of startups in this decade share the same objective – profit maximization. But that’s the easy part.
The difficult part is meeting this objective. And that’s where you – an influencer, a social media strategist, Vlogger, content marketer/marketing strategist… comes in.
If you are a sale marketer, expect these freelance job types in 2020
Ad Planning & Buying Advertising Affiliate Marketing AI (Artificial Intelligence) Algorithm Brand Management Brand Marketing Branding Content Marketing
eBay Email Marketing Facebook Marketing Google Adwords Internet Marketing Internet Research Leads Email Marketing Sales Management Telecom Sales Viral Marketing Online Sales Telemarketing Social Media Marketing Search Engine Marketing Marketing Mailchimp Freelance Reseller Jobs
10. Freight, Shipping & Transportation
Come on, it’s almost 2020. Freelancing has no bounds. And it is no longer about online writing, transcription, virtual assistant jobs or affiliate marketing only.
Freelancing has grown and in 2020 you can as much work from home on Freight, shipping, and transportation projects as you can work on data entry.
These jobs include scheduling flower delivery, courier, packaging, and shipping, parcel delivery, pickup, delivery, and logistics. All done from home.
If you are interested in this Job set create an account on Freelancer.com to begin working from home.
11. Freelancing Jobs for Business, Accounting, Human Resources & Legal
There is no way you can talk about business and not mention accounting, human resource, and the legal side of the business.
Interestingly, millions of people have studied in these fields and acquired degrees, diplomas, and/or even MBAs.
Problem is, there aren’t so many jobs to accommodate everyone.
What if you could still do what you love, from the comfort of your home and earn?
Yes, you can now work as an accountant, an HR specialist, or legal expert without having to leave your home.
Below is a list of freelancing hustles that you can take on Freelancer.com and earn doing what you studied in the university.
Accounting Business Analysis Customs and Global Trade Services Business Strategy Business Requirement Documentation Data Analysis Brand Marketing Branding Bulk Marketing Content Marketing CRM Customer Experience Contracts Education & Tutoring Equity Transaction Advice Financial Markets Health Plans Digitization Inventory Management Legal Research Sales Management Consulting Recruitment Real Estate SAS Project Management Visa / Immigration Training Development Risk Management Salesforce.com Report Development
12. Freelancing Jobs for Translation & Languages
If you are bilingual and fluent in any of the languages listed below you can occasionally get the language and translation jobs done online.
And such projects are plenty in Freenalcer.com
English (UK) English (US) Arabic Bulgarian Dutch Czech Danish Bengali Croatian Czech Danish Dari Dutch Check English Grammar Check English Spelling Estonian Filipino Finnish French French Hindi Hungarian Indonesian Japanese Kannada Italian Korean Latvian Voice Artist Welsh Lithuanian Macedonian Malay Malayalam Maltese Norwegian Polish Portuguese Portuguese (Brazil) Punjabi Slovenian Spanish Spanish (Spain) Swedish Tamil Telugu Thai Traditional Chinese (Hong Kong) Yiddish Traditional Chinese (Taiwan) Turkish Vietnamese Ukrainian Urdu
13. Local Freelancing Jobs & Services
Much as freelancing jobs are assumed to be online jobs, there are thousands of others that can only be done on the location. In business premises, homes, on the road or anywhere else but on the internet.
These kinds of jobs are known as local freelancing jobs and services.
In freelancer.com there are only enough of those. If you want more you can constantly look for them on your local job listing sites.
In Kenya, Brightermonday and Jobs Web Kenya are known to update their lists frequently.
Below are examples of jobs in this category.
Air Conditioning Antenna Services Asbestos Removal Appliance Installation Appliance Repair Asphalt Attic Access Ladders Making Awnings Balustrading Bamboo Flooring Building Biometrics Bracket Installation Bricklaying Building Bathroom Building Consulting Certification Building Design Building Surveying Casting CCTV Repair Ceiling Installation Cement Bonding Agents Clothesline Installation Column Installation Commercial Cleaning Computer Repair Computer Support Contact Center Services Cooking / Baking Courses Damp Proofing Decking Decoration Demolition Domestic Cleaning Drafting Drain Plumbing Drone Photography Electric Repair Embroidery Epic Systems Equipment Rental Event Staffing Excavation Extensions Feng Shui Field Technical Support Financial Planning Flashmob Floor Coatings Flooring Flyscreen Installation Frames & Trusses Furniture Assembly
The list for local freelancing jobs and services is endless.
Local freelancing jobs are just about any local hustle you can think of.
Register on Freelancer.com to easily locate these jobs/services.