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12 home jobs (without the endless Zoom meetings and phone calls)


Tired of an overwhelming work schedule with more Zoom, Video and Phone calls than you can handle?

Here are 12 work at home ideas that will get you out of video and come back to life.

If you’re passionate about numbers and organizing, then accounting may be what you need. Help business owners organize and enter their monthly income and expenses. Some of these companies require accounting experience or a degree to apply. If this sounds like you, check out this career for more details.

Do you like helping people, but prefer not to be on the phone? Provide customer service details via live chat and email. Most of these businesses require individuals to be proficient typists with excellent spelling and grammar.

From blog posts and newsletters to articles and advertising copy, people are always on the lookout for talented writers. You can search for jobs on some of the major freelance sites (like Upwork or Fiverr) or check out this ultimate list of paid writing assignments. As more and more websites are launched, content creators can provide bloggers and businesses with blogs that are always in need of new content.

Short tasks or micro-tasks are exactly what they sound like – tasks that take little time, often only a few minutes. Payments and functions (watching videos, surfing the web, testing websites, searching the internet, etc.) vary widely. Use websites like Appen.com, Fiverr.com, and Upwork.

Do you have excellent listening skills? Are you a fast and accurate typist? Then help businesses translate audio files into written documents.

Do you have an eagle eye? Are typos driving you crazy? So consider working from home as a proofreader. Most positions are freelance which means you have a flexible schedule and can take on as much work as you can.

If you enjoy working online, consider working as a community moderator. In these positions, you will oversee forums, online groups, and social media accounts to ensure rules are followed, questions are answered, and spam and unwanted content is removed.

Did you know that businesses will pay dearly to make sure their websites are user-friendly? It’s true. While you won’t get rich by performing website audits, it is an easy and flexible way to make some extra cash. You don’t need a phone to perform these tasks, but you will need a laptop with a webcam and microphone to record your findings.

Do you have excellent written communication skills? Next, consider working from home as a social media content specialist. As a Social Media Manager, you will manage companies’ social media accounts, manage content, and provide online customer service.

Do you like to surf the web? Are you good at finding the needle in the haystack? So consider working as an internet researcher. In this role, you will perform research tasks for a variety of people, businesses, and businesses.

Are you a math genius? Or something great for that matter?

Tutoring can be a great home-based business opportunity, especially for people who have a deep knowledge of a subject, such as a student majoring in English, a school teacher, or someone who is fluent in a foreign language.

Okay, this requires face-to-face or video meetings, but there are plenty of tutoring opportunities if you’re looking to start a business or just start a side business.

Do you have an eye for execution and detail? So maybe working as a freelance editor or image editor is your calling.

These positions require some experience, but are great for people with a creative flair, and can be completed 100% online.

Create something new

This is just a look at some of the jobs and work from home opportunities that don’t require you to be on Zoom or on the phone all day.

No matter what you choose, building your online presence will be an important part of landing your next work from home business.

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This article first appeared on Capitol Standard.


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