Flexibility is one of the core values for millions of people. In this global world, the best way to stand by it is to work remotely choosing opportunities without location and time zone limits. Good internet connection, a laptop or sometimes even a smartphone is enough to start. So, let’s consider the best remote opportunities for 2020.
- Copywriter & Copyeditor
Today, businesses are constantly looking to create great content for their websites. As a copywriter, you would be responsible for creating adaptive texts for different audiences on social media and websites, advertising slogans and product descriptions. The best thing about it all is that, at the beginning, you don’t need any special education or knowledge. All you would need is a sharp sense of humor, actristic style and good research skills. With each new task, your understanding of how sales texts actually work will become better, you will then discover your own tips and tricks. The only thing that could prevent you from getting this type of work is the absence of a good portfolio. In this case, it’s probably better that you start by offering to write free guest posts for bloggers. This would give you the opportunity to slowly start creating your portfolio. Then, when you have reached a minimum 5 posts and have enough information to build your portfolio, you could then begin searching for copywriter positions (https://jooble.org/jobs-copywriter). In order to gain sustainable livelihoods, look for long-term projects. For example: start searching for a copywriter position in for an an online shop. This will surely help you to master your skills and then, you can start making a steady income.
The copyeditor’s responsibility is to work on texts after copywriters have created content and their main task is to make sure that the texts follow the brand standards. Often, they make corrections as to the structure and rewrite sentences so that the entire article makes more sense and is therefor, much more appealing to the reader. If you are creative and know how to write a little bit, this could be a great opportunity for you to start working from home. Of course, at first, things could be a little slow, but with time, jobs will come pouring in as your portfolio gets bigger.
- Translator & Proofreader
Businesses go global and websites do too. In order for this to happen, they must be translated. If you do not speak more than one language, then obiously, translation isn’t for you. However, if you speak English and your mother tongue is something else, then your in business. So many people only speak one language. So if you are bilingual, use this gift and start making money with it. You can search online for freelance translating jobs. There exists sites that specialize in posting opportunities like these.
A proofreader is a real language geek. This professional has to know language specifics and make the texts spotless in terms of grammar, spelling, and punctuation. One of their main responsibilities is to also to ensure that it is written like a spoken language and does not contradict the culture and values of the country in the language of which it was written.
All professionals mentioned above deal with words in various forms and are in high demand in today’s content-driven business world.
- Voice-over specialist
If you do not mind speaking into a microphone, you should check out voice-over specialist jobs. The main responsibility of a voice-over artist is to, in most cases, read a script and speak. Such professionals are in high demand right now and this demand is going to grow in 2020 as audio technologies are boosting at the moment. Voice-over specialists are required almost everywhere from media to audiobooks creations. If you feel confident with your voice, this is something you definitely have to try in 2020.
- Blog Manager
In this totally amazing role ( if you are into blogging) you will spearhead a blog strategy execution, coordinate partnership with contributors, find, contact and build relationships with potential advertising partners, track and analyze the performance of marketing campaigns, etc.
Example: A YouTube Channel Manager is a very specific niche in this profession. Basically, a manager puts the video on YouTube, coordinates with designers, comes up with descriptions and titles, puts all the hashtags in, and control if the sponsored video includes all the links, etc.
To succeed as a blog manager you have to be attentive to details and respect deadlines.
- Virtual recruiter
If you are passionate about meeting new people, a virtual recruiter job may be a good fit for you. This persone is responsiblefor creating job descriptions with employer’s requirements. They then have to put it on related websites, find test or trial tasks, etc. Generally, they have to come up with the whole structure, schedule interviews, and choose the best candidates that are best fit for the job. Again, there are a lot of job openings for virtual recruiters and luckily, it is something you can start without any special degree. Most employers refuse to keep a huge team of recruiters in order to save on employee costs and therefor avoid hiring entry-level staff and prefer to outsource this function. The demand is most probably going to grow.
New opportunities to work remotely appear every day. So, if you are thinking of working from home, 2020 looks like a perfect time to start doing so. If you are a professional in any sphere, check out remote opportunities in your industry and you will be surprised to see how many options you have. Our world constantly changing and something that you probably though impossible in the past could be pretty achievable today. A remote job may completely change your life and bring you more freedom and flexibility. You could also start by building your own blog or online business. Affiliate marketing could be very lucrative if it’s done right. Have a great 2020!