All you need is a computer and an internet connection and you could be making up to $60 per hour as a virtual assistant. Do not think that you have to have super specialized skills like graphic or web design. There are many basic services that are in demand around the world. If you can master the following seven areas, you could be making a great living anywhere in the world: from your couch to a coffee shop.
1). Format Blog Posts
Blogs are the future for a lot of websites and businesses. However, it is important that content is fresh and clearly organized. Learning how to use WordPress simply means having an account and playing around with its features. Soon, you will know how to insert a hyperlink or image simply through trial and error. Businesses hire people to format Wordpress blogs so they are easy to read and clear. You do not need to know how to code or design websites at all. Working as a blog formatter can earn you up to $20 to $40 an hour.
2). Proofreading Posts
Businesses use blogs to draw attention to their websites, build their brand and to connect with customers. However, not every business owner has the time to proofread every blog post for content, grammar and appropriateness. Even if you do not have a Masters in English, you can still check to see if blog posts are clearly formatted, have appropriate punctuation, and fit a brand’s messaging. If you are hired to proofread and edit blog posts, you could make an estimated $15 to $25 per hour.
3) Manage Social Media Content
More and more businesses undersand that social media is the key to connecting with customers. Many groups hire people to curate social media content like links, images, quotes and more to keep Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat accounts active and relevant. To be hired for this, you need to have an attention to detail and be organized. You may even respond to some people’s comments or Tweets. Perfect candidates can put themselves in others shoes and think about the types of content that would be interesting and helpful. This job pays between $15 and $40 per hour.