Legitimate Online Jobs That You Can Do To Earn Money
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Legitimate Online Jobs That You Can Do To Earn Money

Some people think that online jobs are nothing but scams. The truth is, there are a lot of well-paid jobs that you can do online but you have to keep on looking and don’t be easily fooled by those ‘get rich quick’ schemes. You’re definitely going to waste your time.

There are lots of legitimate online jobs such as transcription, translation, graphic design, freelance writing and data entry. The thing is you have to effectively market yourself first so that you will be able to attract the interest of your future clients or customers.

Graphic design, for example, is a very lucrative online job. You can earn a lot of money by designing logos, banners, icons and business cards. There are lots of sites wherein you can showcase your skills in graphic design. Aside from Freelancer.com and Odesk.com, you can promote your services at Fiverr, DoUpTo, CrowdSpring, Elance and 99Designs. However, do keep in mind that there are lots of skilled and experienced designers out there. You have to provide something that your clients cannot easily get on other freelance service providers.

As for those who are hoping to land a job in the field of online writing, you have to assess your writing skills first. Writing online is a bit different from writing in a magazine or newspaper. You have to add some ‘spice’ into your work and you need to be mindful about your phrases and keywords. On the lighter side, online writing doesn’t require you to finish a Degree in Communication Arts or Journalism. You can start off by offering your services at online employment sites such as Elance, Freelancer, Odesk. You can also become a consumer review expert here at Knoji and receive a variety of projects such as Company Reviews, Snap Shots and Web Articles. Better yet, you can create your own website or blog and use it to promote your freelance writing services.

Meanwhile, those who are hoping to land a job in the field of translation and transcription can post their skills on Odesk or Freelancer. There are also sites that are constantly looking for skilled transcriptionists such as Scribie and Transcript Divas. If you know how to speak and write a language other than English then you can make use of Fiverr to post a $5 worth of translation gig. You can also apply at MyGengo or at PeoplePerHour.

To key to a successful online job is to assess your skill level. Do your best in your chosen field and make sure that you can submit your projects on time. Please your clients and build a strong portfolio. Strengthen your online presence by promoting yourself at various social media networks such as Google Plus, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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