With the advent of technology, working online is now possible. You only need basic skills and tools such as a cellphone, tablet, laptop, or computer to start.
Online jobs have become popular side hustle for Filipinos who want to earn extra money to save for emergencies, buy gadgets, and pay tuition fees.
To some, they maximise the power of online jobs to pay off their debt. If you’re one of them, here are the six side hustles online that can help you pay debt faster.
1. Online Live Selling
If you love selling products, you can consider online live selling. It is easy, and resources are free. Whether you sell fashion apparel, beauty products, electronics, or baby products, you can certainly generate sales. You only need a stable internal connection, a social media account (mainly Facebook) and a smartphone.
With online live selling, your buyers can immediately see, feel, and quickly decide whether they want to purchase the item. Before going live, think about your ideal target customers — check the best time that works for them to keep selling under your belt.
If you don’t have any products to sell but have online selling skills, you can ask the business owner to hire you and earn a commission. By doing this, you can make extra cash by using your skill alone.
2. Become an Affiliate Marketer
Affiliate marketing is an advertising model wherein the business compensates the third-party advertisers or publishers that help generate traffic, leads or sales to them.
Being an Affiliate Marketer is exciting. You can earn passive income online without spending a single penny. You only need a cellular phone or computer to start. Then, you can begin creating unique affiliate links on the dashboard and share them online. When someone clicks the link and makes a purchase out of it, you will earn a percentage commission.
To maximize your income, build strategies to implement an excellent social media presence.
3. Sell Your Service to Upwork
Upwork is one of the best freelancing platforms online. To start, you need to create a profile and include your services. Some clients in Upwork offer flexible projects such as 2-4 hours daily shifts, which can be perfect, primarily if you work full-time. You can offer skills from writing, virtual assistance, typing job, web development, and many more. To succeed in closing the projects, ensure that you have a decent internet connection, a desktop or laptop, and noise-cancelling headphones.
If you think you’re not good enough, you only need to start and keep learning.
4. Become a Video Content Creator
78% of Marketing Professionals say that videos helped increase their sales. It boosts their website’s traffic, increases brand awareness, and opens up new conversations. No wonder many companies maximize the opportunities for video content creators. Some of these are influencers, vloggers, and professional videographers.
If you love capturing beautiful places and memories, you can explore video creation. You can upload videos on Facebook, Tiktok, and Youtube. These platforms are free to use; you can even start with a smartphone and a free editing application.
While growing your followers and views may take time, video content creation can help you pay off your debt and be your primary income source in the long run.
5. Answer Online Surveys
Another great opportunity not known to many is earning while answering surveys online. You only need to answer a 5-30 minute survey, and then you can earn points and some cash.
Surveytime.io gives instant cash for every completed survey. While some sites like lifepointspanel.com and toluna.com provide points for every completed survey. The points are also convertible to cash when you meet the minimum number of points.
Online survey sites do not require a number of surveys or time. You can do them whenever you are free. Thus, another perfect side hustle if you’re working full-time.
6. Become a Social Media Manager
Most companies invest in their presence on social media requiring them to hire Social Media Managers. Social Media Managers’ role is to promote a company’s image and products on social networks such as Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, and Facebook.
If you love being on social media every time, this is a perfect side hustle for you. You only need a smartphone or basic laptop, free graphic editing software and knowledge of using the platform. Social media management usually takes 3-4 hours daily, depending on your agreement with the client.
Start Your Side Hustle and Pay Off Your Debt Faster
There are plenty of side hustles that you can do to earn extra money. You only need to assess your current skill and prepare the essential tools, and you’re good to go. You will not only be able to pay off your debt faster but who knows, it can also be your bread and butter.
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