Who doesn’t want to make some extra cash for their pockets especially when you are a college student and to treat your friends on their birthdays as well is somewhat your responsibility. Today in the age of internet making money while circling the campus for a degree has become much easier. With right skills put in the right space of web, one can easily make their way out with a hefty amount of money.
Few skills or training that come extra handy while working online are Digital Marketing, SEO, Content Writing, Photoshop and Adobe Premier pro. To increase their market value one can always gain experience in particular field and use it to attract more paying jobs.
- Freelance Writing
The Internet is flooded with content. Although to increase the market value it is always wise to serve something different and accurate keeping in mind your audience and readers. Content on the internet is a replacement for magazine, books, newspapers and self- help journals. Many companies and websites pay students per article in exchange for a well- structured article. To multiply your money SEO writing is a shortcut to gallons in the field of Freelance writing. There are several SEO tools available on the internet to help one with Digital marketing. SEO, with right keyword used in the right place, attracts more audience and increases traffic on your page or article. Further jobs for writers include writing promotional articles and reviews on several websites.
Blogging has always been more personal that content writing. It suits better who have their own content to publish. Unlike freelance writing which is usually done for marketing purpose one way or another Blogging is mostly philosophical or intuitive writing. It is one platform to let loose your inner creative writer.The top Blogging site recommended by established bloggers are Blogger, WordPress, Medium etc.
- Photoshop and Adobe Premiere Pro
In the era of digital marketing, editing software is providing ample opportunities and money to young enthusiasts who know their way around this editing software. With increasing popularity of Digital Magazines and trend of memes, software like Photoshop and Adobe Premiere Pro are gaining importance in the field of editing. Several projects are published online and one with enough experience and skills can sign up for it.
- Ethical Hacking
There is a fine line between hacking and cracking. No institution or individual want their network to get infiltrated and there is always room for some precaution. Students with sound knowledge of networks and technology are in high demand to help companies against cyber attacks. Ethical hacking involves detailed knowledge of cyber attacking as well as penetration testing.
- Social media
Instagram, Twitter and Facebook are gaining popularity with each moment. Several brands use this platform to promote their products and services. With a base of few thousands of followers one can easily sign up on a website and certain brands will reach out for their promotion. Although, unlike an advertisement, these promotions are meant to sound more personal like you are a happy user of the product or services being provided.
YouTube has given a platform to everyone who is comfortable with a camera in any way. Vlogging is blogging but in a form of video. Vloggers share the same amount of information as bloggers but along with visuals which helps the audience more to grasp the information. Any vlogger who hits prescribed number of Subscribers on the channel is earning a decent amount of money.
- Skype Tutorials
A good teacher always finds ways to the students. With an advanced form of technology, a person can be at any place at any given time. With several loopholes in today’s education system, private tutors are in high demand. Investing few hours over Skype tutoring a curious high-schooler can fetch a decent amount of money.
- Online Surveys
Several firms and companies put up surveys online to track the customer’s response to a particular product. This, of all, may not be the most trustworthy Job in terms of skill development but successful workers are earning money without any skills and efforts.
- Translation based Jobs
The Internet is swamped with online translation jobs and to get hands on this job special mastery on at least two languages is required. Plenty of job offers surround Bilingual and trilingual people for translation. Globalization has accelerated the demand for translators in the market. Each assignment can easily bring 200-300 Rs. in one’s pocket.
- Web Developer
Working as a Web Developer from home is a double win. One can earn while honing their skills at the same time. Even beginners can educate themselves with several of tutorials available online and take up any project according to their experience and knowledge. The price for each project varies with the brand or company’s reputation in the market.