10 Online Part-Time Jobs for Seniors
As part of the elderly generations, the chances are that you’ve already spend most of your life as part of the workforce and you’ve probably made the arrangements, so you never have to go back!
However, you may still need to earn money or simply earn as a way to spend some of the time you have on a daily basis. With this in mind, why not use the internet to earn some extra cash while working the hours you want to work?
Not sure that it’s possible? Here are ten jobs you can find online and start working today!
Become a Freelance Accountant
One of the more well-respected and paid jobs among internet users is a being a freelance accountant. If you’ve had experience in this industry, this could be the perfect job for you.
Whether you’ve got experience in bookkeeping or even handling tax, you can be sure that there are companies and small businesses out there that you can work for. You’ll even be able to work your own hours!
Become a Freelance Writer
A freelance writer is one of most increasingly popular jobs these days, and there’s no reason why you can’t jump on the bandwagon. Using sites like Resume Writing Service, you’ll be able to find jobs writing product descriptions for companies, editing resumes and creating all sorts of content for the web.
Become an Online Developer
If you’re a bit tech-savvy or have the time to learn, you could always spend your time creating programs and software for internet users to make their lives easier. Websites like Easy Word Count and Cite It In provide simple services that help the lives of thousands of users every single day!
Become an Online Tutor
If you’re particularly knowledgeable in a certain subject, you can be sure that there are people out there who will pay for you to teach them.
Start Your Own Blog
Nowadays, it’s quick and easy to set up your online blog, and there is a tonne of tutorials online teaching you how to do just that. So, if you’ve got a passion for something in life, whether it’s cars, fishing or sewing, why not write about it and create a community of like-minded people.
Once you’ve developed a following, you can start selling ads on your website!
Become an Academic Writer
Hand in hand with being a tutor, there are also many students out there who will pay for you to help them complete their academic assignments. You could be writing essays, research projects or even creating presentations for students around the world using jobs found at websites such as Boom Essays, as recommended by the Huffington Post in Write Me an Essay, or UKWritings.
Become an Online Seller
The basics of selling are that you buy a product and sell it someone else. Starting your own online store selling products that you love and care about is a great way to earn money, and you’ll even be able to earn while you sleep!
Starting a store is easy, and you may need to invest in products first, but once you start selling, this can become extremely profitable!
Become an Online Reviewer
If you’ve ever bought anything online, you may have checked the reviews to see whether the product or service was worth it.
The same goes for movies, television series and the likes. By becoming an online reviewer, you’ll be reviewing online products and services based on your own experiences.
Become a Blogger
If you’ve got a passion for something that you’d love to write about, becoming a blogger may be the job for you. There are millions of blogs all over the internet, just like Via Writing, where you’ll be able to write about the things you care about and have your content read by like-minded people.
This process is known as guest posting, and all you need to do is search online for guest posting opportunities which can be found with a quick online search.
Become a Writer
Have ever you thought about writing your own book? It’s a dream of so many people so why not do it now? You could write a fiction or non-fiction book, a novel or anything you want to write about! Of course, it will take time to write, but once you’ve written a few chapters (or even one), you’ll be able to get funding from a publisher that can tie you over while you write.
You’ll be able to work your own hours, and if you’re writing about something that you enjoy and are passionate about, this can be an extremely enjoyable part-time job!
Mary Walton is a proofreader and editor. She has a blog - Simple Grad, there she rants about education policies and college life.