The working climate of today has many offers for those interested in working at home or online. Following is a list of some of the best web based jobs. There are quite a few options for you to consider. Some of them appear on more than one list of the top Internet jobs.
Online teaching is becoming more popular by the minute. It is a job that carries quite a bit of the traditional teaching workload. While traditional teaching had the edge for a long time, online teaching is a great option for those already trained in the field.
Design & Photography
Designing graphics for sites like iStockPhoto or other sites that sell designs for commercial use is also in the list of top Internet jobs for 2013. Images are really popular today as a trend in design. Whether you sell graphics or images, this is a good way to generate income. If you love taking pictures of animals, nature or landscaping, this could be a great option for you.
Software programming has a lot of flexibility for generating income. Current trends are focused on mobile applications for the many new mobile devices. There are new devices coming out regularly and developing mobile applications is a really popular job. Programming courses are available if you need a refresher course. If you are interested in programming, you can take online classes or complete a full master degree in computer science online.
Writers are in demand because the Internet is the source of information. Web content is necessary and many companies are looking for good writers. There are quite a few companies that have a variety of writers as independent contractors. Sign up with a company and choose the content that you would like to write.
Online Job Sites
Elance and Odesk are sites that allow you to work online. Sign up on the site. They both have tests that establish you as an independent contractor. You decide what area in which you would like to work. These are free sites. However, Elance has a paid membership that allows you to search for work in more than one category. Once established, this is a very lucrative base for income on a regular basis.
Online stores are very popular. People are very busy these days and shopping online is an excellent way to save time and money. Having an online store offering products and services that people use on a regular basis is a great job to have. Set up your e-commerce store and consumers shop from the web. There are quite a few e-commerce applications available from which to choose in order to process payments.
Blogging is a good way to make income. The key here is to have a topic that you enjoy and your audience will enjoy reading on a daily basis. You can generate income by getting paid for the number of hits received. This job can be difficult because consumer loyalty needs to be maintained. Your blog must have accurate information and be relative to the audience on a consistent basis. However, if you are passionate about a topic, the difficulty is certainly minimized.
Selling on Ebay
Internet shopping is here to stay. Ebay is a well worth the effort if you have products that people need because it is a reputable site. It is important to make sure you understand the fee structure of Ebay. The products you have to offer should generate enough income to turn a profit after other expenses have been handled.
Affiliate marketing is an excellent way to generate income. Basically, you promote the businesses of others on your site. Receiving a percentage of the sales generates the income. This is very popular for many because people find it easy to promote others when they enjoy the products themselves. Just about anything and everything can be included in this category.
This is certainly a job that is in demand. With so much more business activity being added to the Internet daily, there is demand for those people who can help develop the websites with programs that work the best for users. You are online most of the time and can do this work consistently from home. Develop your client list and go for it. Certainly this is not an exhaustive list. However, it gives you a good idea of options that you have for working in 2013.