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6 Legitimate Work From Home Jobs

Updated on July 18, 2017

There are many ways you can earn money online. Everybody wants that, no travel time, no traffic, no stress from your co-workers or your boss. Luckily, there are many ways you can earn in the world of internet.

Online job or working at home often times feels like a paradise, you wake up, open your computer, make coffee, and work. after that, you can go out and enjoy the rest of the day without draining your energy from stress and traffic.

We all know that working online in your home is great, and has many benefits. But the question is what are the ways you and I can work from our home?

There are many ways you can work home:

1. Turn your skills into cash

The world of freelancing is huge and have many different types of jobs that you can ever dream of. If you have a certain set of skill, or good at something and you think that you can do a great job using that skill, you can do freelance.

How this works is that people find people who can do the work for them, work like web designing, programming, graphic designing or any other type of job you can ever think of.

The reasons why they hire people is because they can't do it themselves, need help or just because they don't want to. So they post jobs and people like us with a certain skill set bid for the posted jobs and the one who posted the job will choose who he wants to work with.

Some Freelancing Sites:


Upwork is like any freelance website out there. They offer a huge variety of jobs. Work can be done hourly or per project. Anyone with an entry level skill or an expert can find a job here. They offer sliding fees, which means the more business a freelancer has done with a client, the more they'll earn.


Fivver sort of works the opposite way. The freelancer is the one who posts or market their works, jobs or what they are good at and the client is the one who chooses.


There are million of job offers here, they offer hourly work. As well as competitions where you compete for a job.

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2. Convert Pictures into cash

If you didn't already know you can sell stock photos from your iPhone or Android devices. Selling photos is easy if you already love photography. This is how many photographers monetize their photos.

If you love photography or serious about doing this then buying nice cameras and equipment's can help you along the way. The more high quality your photos are, the more people will likely to like it and therefore will lead to more conversions.

(Okay so this is not a work from home job because you need to go out and take pictures. But wait, you can also sell illustrations which you can make without going outside, and if your great at it, companies may hire you to be their personal graphic designer)

Illustrations are great because you didn't have to go out and take pictures, you can just sit on your computer and draw some Illustrations.

Selling photo is a little bit hard at first because the competition in this industry is large. You need to have a huge portfolio before you can actually see the results.

Sites To Sell Your Stock Photos


iStockphoto is a good website to sell your photos or illustrations. They offer software like deepmeta to make the uploading and the submissions of your pictures fairly easy.


Shuttershock just like iStockphoto is a fairly good website to submit your photos, they have many benefits and has also a large volume of clients.

(Links to the websites below)


3. Virtual Assistant

Most virtual assistants are a contract and freelance workers, most business owners hire virtual assistants to help them on the administrative task or technical part of their business or online business.

Being a virtual assistant is close to having a real job that you can do in the comfort of your home. Most of the virtual assistants work 8 hours a day, just like a normal 9-5 job.

Virtual Assistant Sites:


You can also apply to be a virtual assistant in upwork.


Flexjobs started in 2007 and has been around since. They offer a wide variety of jobs from CEO to a customer service representative. Summing it all up, you can basically find different kinds of jobs here.


Peopleperhour is also one of the fairly good job websites out there. Just like in their domain name, they offer job from as little as one hour.

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4. Transcribing

If you are fairly fast on a keyboard then this "type" of job is for you. All you have to do is listen to audio files and type what you're hearing, pretty simple. You can earn $25 and up doing this.

Sites you can apply if you want to be a transcriber


Transcribeanywhere help aspiring transcriptionists build successful businesses. They offer multimedia, self-paced course, video tutorials, worksheets, step by steps, tips and tricks and much more in order for you to become a successful transcriber.


Transcribeme is one of the best transcription companies out there. All you need is a computer, a reliable internet connection and the ability to transcribe audio and video. The pay starts at $20 per audio hour and an average monthly earning of $250.


Quicktate is another good website you can signup to be a transcriber. Just like any other transcription company, they offer many features and benefits to being one of their typists.

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5. Teach Language

Teaching language is another way to work from your home. If you can speak two or more language then why not teach? might as well monetize your skill and help other people learn to speak a certain language they like to learn. You can earn up to $15 per hour just by teaching people how to speak a certain language.

Sites to teach language


Gofluent is an English distance learning company in Europe. As a trainer, you will be conducting training online, over the phone and via webcam to your clients. Visit their website to see the requirements for applying.


Learnlight originally known as ispeakuspeak or "ISUS" is a good website for teaching language. They offer you to teach remotely or face to face which is a great thing because you can choose on which you'll be most comfortable at.

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6. Customer service representative

You can also work as a customer service representative from your home. Customer service representative interacts with customers on behalf of an organization. They provide information about products and services, take orders, respond to customer complaints, and process returns

Sites for customer service representative


Arise provides a business opportunity for tens of thousands of primarily home-based micro call centers, run by stay-at-home moms, veterans, college students, retirees and other entrepreneurial-minded individuals. Starting a call center company and registering to be part of the Arise network is a great option for those who are looking for flexibility, who want to earn a living working from home, and those who want to spend more time with friends and family.


SYKES is a pioneer in the work at home space, setting. The average age of their at-home agents is 41 which means they were able to attract and hire team members with more “life” experience, in turn, translates to a superior customer experience. And, with more than 2 million training hours invested annually in their people, they offer an agent training program.


Convergys’ home agent program combines the many advantages of home agent staffing with proven security, technology, compliance, and operational expertise for recruiting, training, coaching, and managing home agents.

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This is just some of the many ways you can earn money home, there are many ways you can work online but this is the most popular ones. Hope you gain some ideas and hopefully start to take some action.


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      Prayer Power 4 months ago from Long Island, New York

      What do you like to do? What are you good at? What is your best skill? I might be able to grab a couple of ideas for you.