Have you been thinking about a business you can start at home online? Then this post is for you.
Questions like this are asked by people in recent times when people can’t go to work due to the COVID-19. What can I do at home and sell online to other people out there?
Online businesses aren’t time consuming. Once you build systems around your business, then the stress will be limited for you.
The online businesses I will take you through in this blog post are businesses that every business owner needs and they will pay you for every time and even while you are sleeping.
- Website design:
We live in time and age when many businesses want to establish their online presence, website design is one of the most sorts after skill.
There are thousands of businesses and organizations in Nigeria and millions around the world who wants what they do to be shown to the world out there.
Owning a website makes people trust you with their money because they see a structure already on ground.
An average website is built with less than N15, 000 when building with word press but it is priced at N50, 000 or more.
The reason you are paying that much isn’t because website designers are wicked people but because you are paying for their time and their skill.
You positioning yourself with this skill will make you sort after and the beautiful thing is you don’t need an office for this skill. All you need is a laptop and internet connection.
- Graphics Design:
Your relevance is tied to a skill that can make all business and organization seek for you.
Graphic designing isn’t a skill for everyone especially if you aren’t good. There are many graphics designers out there but few professional designers out there.
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What makes you a good graphics designer is when you understand what makes a good design. If you are considering doing graphics design for a long time, then you have to consider sitting with a mentor who is a professional in this field and learn.
We live in a digital world. Every business will need someone that can work with their brand on their designs so as to create a good perception of who they are out there.
You don’t need an office to be able to design for businesses and organizations. All you need is your laptop and internet connection.
- Online Tutorial Classes:
What skill do you have? Are you good at something? Why do it alone to provide service when you can teach people how to also do it? Do you know there are lots of people out there that want to learn more about what you do?
Many times, we think we don’t know too much until you meet someone doing lesser than you are doing and charges more for their jobs.
You can decide to set up a WhatsApp class and teach people for free then do a premium class where people will pay you and the reason you are doing a free class is so you can build brand awareness after which you can keep all your classes as a paid class.
- Social Media management
There are many people and businesses that don’t have time managing their social media page and will need someone to help them manage their pages online and reply several messages.
Social media management is not just about posting online but being able to use different hastags and know how to engage people on what you do online.
You can decide to manage the page daily, weekly or monthly depending on your agreement with the organization.
- Digital marketing
Every organization will always need the skill of a digital marketer that can help run adverts online in order to gain more clients online and help them position their brands to their target audience.
Digital marketing is a skill you must learn from someone who has result in digital marketing because there are many without results but claim to be a digital marketers.
- Content writing
Not everyone have the time to sit and write articles or blog post for their pages due to their busy schedule, so they’ll rather hire someone and pay them per 500 or 1000 words written.
Content writing is the new deal now.
- Information marketing:
Have you ever come across an eBook or video someone put up for sale? Or some free ones online?
Those are information products. Information marketing is selling your brain or your knowledge as you may want to call it.
If you are a designer, you can decide to package a course and sell to people or upload it on your website where people can pay you to access this course.
The beautiful thing is that you don’t have to be there for you to make sales. Integrating payment systems that will lead people to get the material they paid for will solve you the problem of tracking sales.
You can use paystack to integrate payment on your website and even if you don’t have a website, you can still use it to receive payment for your products.
You can package your knowledge and sell for as low as N1, 000 and you keep getting paid after you’ve developed the product even while you are sleeping.
The skills mentioned above are not skill that you just wake up one morning and decide to start, you must be good at what you do if you are thinking of starting or venturing into any of these skills.
That’s why you need to be passionate first about these online businesses and you can decide to convert your passion into money.
Its passion that will drives you to the place of personal development and growth.
These skills are just few out of thousands you can start online and at the comfort of your home. Once you conclude on the exact skill you want to venture into.
Start building yourself and brand it. Let people know you for what you do. Let them know you are good at what you do.
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Thanks for reading through, hope this helped you?
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