Here is our list of various online jobs. We will continue to expand the list and provide more information.
Large Freelance Job Sites
Freelancing is the way to go if you like to have the freedom of picking and choosing who you want to work for. Freelancing is not for everyone though so make sure you are well prepared. Keep in mind that some freelancing jobs can turn into full-time jobs if the contractor loves the work you do.
Review: Freelancer is a large site that has been working with online job posters and those seeking employment since 2004. The type of freelance jobs you can find are not only for programming and graphic design, but also marketing, writing, and data entry.
Review: At ProBlogger, you will find a list of high paying jobs for writing blog posts. They expect you to be a high-quality writer so if you are new to writing online do not expect to get a job.
Review: Just like with ProBlogger, Freelance Writing Gigs has jobs for those of you who are talented writers. Make sure that you have a profile of past jobs ready to show potential employers. They will want to review your portfolio before contacting you.
Review: With People Per Hour you need an appealing profile and projects to attract potential employers. If you are good at making videos, writing, SEO, and other skills then you will need to showcase them for others to look at.
Review: Upwork gets mixed reviews since there are job postings where people want to pay peanuts for your hard work. Navigate away from them and built a solid reputation. Do that and you can be successful and that platform.
Review: Guru connects experts with potential employers in need of your skills. There are all types of jobs here for you to choose from.
Review: Smashing Jobs is focused on graphic artists, designers and programmers. They have one of the coolest sites for people looking for online work so at least the experience of looking for a job will not be boring.
Review: Media Bistro has a list of jobs for writers, digital marketers, sales, video and other jobs you can do from your home. They have courses as well for those of you that want to improve your skills.
Review: Indeed Has a variety of jobs worldwide. They claim to be the world’s number one job site with over 200 million unique visitors each month from over 60 different countries. You can look for jobs on their website or through one of their phone apps. Virtually any job you can think of that’s online can be found through Indeed.
Social Media Jobs
Do you have a strong social media presence and love to tweet and post on Facebook? You might be a perfect fit for some of the social media jobs below.
Review: Modsquad is a great place to work for if you enjoy engagement on social media. You will work for companies that need comment moderation, customer support, social media specialists, and community moderators.
Review: Crisp labels themselves as the global authority on social media risk. They protect some of the major brands from offensive, abusive and illegal content, exploitation, social PR crises, security risks, IP and trademark violations and regulatory issues. See if you qualify by taking their assessment test.
Review: The Social Element is well established and has been around since 2002 under their previous name of eModeration. They claim to offer flexible hours and 100% home-based work along with online training to become a social media monitor. Go to their recruitment page to get started.
Review: At Lithium you will be supporting some of the largest companies in the world. Positions include social media marketing and management, social customer service, customer support, and management of online communities.
There are multiple ways to support customers from inbound calls, online chats, answering questions in forums and responding to support tickets. If you have a willingness to help others and are good at problem-solving then you should check out some of the jobs below.
Review: Teletech focuses on customer service and if you are bilingual that is a bonus. They also have jobs in sales and marketing, jobs for veterans, technology professionals and multiple works at home positions.
Review: Indeed has two lists of jobs where you work from home supporting the clients of various companies. The first is their list of home-based customer service jobs and the second is their virtual customer service jobs.
Review: Convergys has worldwide operations and employs a large amount of home-based customer service reps. They also hire people for technical support, human resources and billing services.
Are you good at writing and copywriting? Why not get paid to sit at home creating content for websites and blogs.
Review: Hirewriters can provide consistent work, but the pay is not always the best. You will have to work your way up to become a top-tier writer. There are jobs posted that you can offer to work on and in other cases, you will be invited to work on jobs.
Review: Check out the jobs board on Blogging Pro where you can choose freelance, contract, part time, full time, and internship positions. Most of the jobs are remote and allow you to live anywhere.
Paid To Test
Get paid to test websites, phone apps, and other jobs where you help companies fix problems. Many of these jobs will send you an alert when a new test comes up.
Review: The name says it all, User Testing is one of the main sites where you get paid to test a website or app. You get paid $10 per test. Some tests are restricted to users in the US and Canada.
Review: Enroll not only works with testing of websites and apps, but you also give your opinions on logos and website content.
Review: UserLytics Pays you through PayPal so make sure you have an account. Projects start out around five dollars and some go up to as much as $90. You will work on websites or mobile apps. It is best if you have a newer iPhone, Android phone, or tablet. Many of their projects are in Europe and North America, but they also started to take on projects in South Africa, South East Asia, Japan, China, and a few other countries.
If you enjoy doing simple tasks instead of complex jobs, then take a look at these different websites. Many of these jobs are pusher button get a peanut type of work. These are all low-stress type of jobs and ones that most people can handle. Obviously, because of that, the pay is not that high.
Review: Mechanical Turk is service by Amazon, and is one of the largest Internet marketplaces for individuals and businesses to connect. Businesses are known as requesters, and their main goal is to find people to work on tasks that artificial intelligence and computers cannot currently perform.
Review: Micr0Workers is a website that is similar to Mechanical Turk where you will do things like image tagging, proofreading content created by AI, company sentiment analysis, and other simple tasks.
Review: ClickWorker has tasks such as categorizing and tagging, surveys, web research, writing content, and training data through AI. Some of these tasks are little more difficult than what you see at Mechanical Turk. However, they do pay more when they are more difficult.
Teach English Online
If you are new to teaching online then start here. If you have been teaching online and want to go straight to our advanced search then here you go. Do not forget that we have an extensive guide to help you out as well. If you do not have any sort of certification make sure you read this article on obtaining a TEFL certificate.
Teach Anything Online
Okay, so maybe you don’t want to teach English online but you’re a teacher at heart. No problem, there are plenty of other websites where you can teach math, science, history, and prepare students for tests.
With many of the sites, you will need to create a profile to attract students. You are able to set your own rates but just make sure that they are within the amount the students will pay. You are in competition with other teachers so keep that in mind.
Review: When I last checked Homework Tutoring was looking for tutors with experience in engineering, history, and law. They still teach other subjects but those were the three main subjects listed. They also prominently display categories for biology, chemistry, economics, electronics, English, math, physics, programming, and statistics.
Review: Chegg has a decent starting salary of $20 or more per hour. You have the choice of teaching young, older, and college level students. Some students are professionals as well. Students will make requests in the form of a question. They’re looking for tutors like you that can answer the question and also help them online. Some of the more popular subjects include Calculus, Biology, and Computer Science.
Review: Aim for A has tutoring centers and online tutoring services. They recommended that you have a digital tablet and pen mouse for some of the subjects that you will be teaching. You will need to become familiar with using a whiteboard software system that they use. It appears that they also teach all of their lessons through Skype.
Review: Tutor has a large number of subjects that they teach. To get a job with Tutor you will fill in your application, have a subject exam, mock session, and then if you pass their background check you can start tutoring. It looks like if you are bilingual you have a higher chance of getting a job since they appear to be looking for people with that sort of background.