By Norberto Mercado
It seems like for every work from home job that is legitimate, there are a dozen or more scams in its place. This can make earning money from home a difficult endeavor before you even begin bringing in extra income.
Whether you are looking to supplement other income, are a stay-at-home parent trying to help make ends meet, are disabled and unable to work outside the home, or simply want the flexibility of being your own boss, there are actually legitimate work from home jobs and work from home opportunities out there. You just have to know where to look!
Freelance writing is one of the easiest ways to be able to earn additional income. As long as you can string together a sentence that is coherent, you can earn money freelance writing from home.
A simple web search of “freelance writing jobs” will offer a plethora of opportunities for freelance writers to accept and offer jobs at affordable and competitive rates.
People love their pets as much as they love their human family members. And pet sitting businesses are exploding all over the country as a result.
If you love spending time with animals, then you can sign up to pet sit from the comfort of your own home. Websites like rover.com and care.com allow you to put in your information, your rates, hours, and you can start getting jobs right away. You have flexibility with either going to other people's homes or having them bring their pets to you.
Performing Small Tasks
There are a number of instances where a human is needed instead of a computer to complete tasks. Websites like Amazon's Mechanical Turk allow workers to accept tasks to be performed by humans.
Most only pay a few cents, but with hard work and practice, you can quickly add up the amount of money you make by choosing tasks that are worth the time and effort for the pay. Other sites like taskrabbit.com allow workers to sign up to complete tasks for other people like waiting in line for concert tickets or picking up dry cleaning.
There are actually legitimate work from home opportunities available. Sometimes it is difficult to weed through the scams in order to find the legitimate jobs, but many people are able to help supplement income or make a decent living by working from the comfort of their own homes.
About; Norberto Mercado
Online entrepreneur, content marketing expert and developer of online business.