Do you know what type of jobs most millennial’s want?
Location Independent Jobs
Could you imagine how different your life would be if you could work from anywhhere and travel at the same time?!
I know the thought of being in a cubicle 8 hours a day horrifies me, but there are options out there.
This is by far my favorite one, and although I’m not at the beach drinking a margarita (mom of two!) I can work from anywhere I have wifi. I find blogging very fulfilling and the income potential is unlimited. Blogging is completely location independent.
You don’t need any particular skills or expertise, just be thoroughly interested in your topic. Check out my step-by-step guide to launching a successful blog.
Times are changing, did you know you can self-publish your own books? Kindle Direct Publishing allows you to create your book and place it in front of millions of kindle readers. I know many self published writers that make an extra $500 to $1000 completely passively from their books.
Chances are you know a lot about one topic, we all have something we know thoroughly about. So why not write about it? Put all your knowledge in a book and promote it.
If self-publishing doesn’t sound right for you, why not become a freelance writer? You can write from anywhere in the world and as your writing improves you can charge more for your services.
Online tutoring companies allow you to work from anywhere. You teach via Skype or software such as GoToMeeting. The only things you need are a solid internet connection, good headphone and your laptop.
The demand for teaching online ESL is only growing in the last couple of years.
VIPKID is one of the most popular and well-known online ESL programs. You can earn $14-$22 an hour with them. Click here to read my full review post on VIPKid if this option interests you.
Most graphic designers work independently and communication with clients is via email or skype, so it really doesn’t matter where you are. This is a great job for creative, tech-savvy types.
Virtual Assistants are in very high demand nowadays. They are essentially virtual customer service professionals with a variety of responsibilities.
Virtual Assistants are completely location-independent as your work is entirely online. A beginner VA can earn anywhere between $35-50 per hour.
Are you fluent in a second language? Companies hire translator for specific projects or as an ongoing support to the online platform. It can become a very reliable and stable source of income. Use freelance sites like Upwork and Fivver to find clients
Do you have a lot to say or a lot of opinions? Of course you do!
Start a podcast and make money from sponsorships and advertisers. All you need is a microphone and a computer and you can start making
Social Media Coordinator
Chances are you spend a large percent of your day on social media, you probably know all the ins and outs of it without even realizing it. Most companies outsource their social media marketing because it can be quite time-consuming, and they pay a decent price for a job well-done. Social media coordinator manages all the social media channels of brands, blogs, and other small businesses. Producing good content and engaging with consumers is one of the major requirements for this role.
Become A Voiceover Artist
You can become a voiceover artist and start making money from anywhere in the world, all you would need is a laptop, mic, and headphones. This is a great opportunity that not many people know about.
You can find unique project opportunities such as commercial ads, phone recordings
Similar to a writer, you can sell your photographs. All you need is a decent camera and the willingness to learn. It does take a while to learn the skill, but many photographer can make over $30 an hour. Or you can even sell your photographs to stock sites.
If you possess a strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, and other programming languages, you can find work designing websites. Most businesses need websites and many business owners want a stellar website to showcase their business, but they don’t have the know-how in order to make it happen.
Web design is a broad term that has a variety of specialties falling under it including designers who create the website mockup, as well as front-end and back-end developers who handle all the code that goes into making a website function the way it should. Some web designers do all of these, but most eventually specialize in one specific area.
All kinds of copywriting are another popular choice for digital nomads to be able to travel the world. Copywriting is the process of writing advertising promotional materials. Copywriters are responsible for the text on brochures, billboards, websites, emails, advertisements, catalogs, and more.