Working from home has become the new cool. Today, there’s been a proliferation in remote jobs as most people are either working remotely for an organization or starting their businesses.
Since the coronavirus outbreak, lots of businesses across the globe have shut down their physical offices and transitioned to remote work. Working from home seems like an undemanding and convenient way to earn a great amount of income. We’ve curated list of 10 work from home jobs for Nigerians in 2020.
1. Freelance Writing
There is an increasing demand for freelance writers due to the fact that many businesses seeks to have strong online presence. Freelance writing is one of the most lucrative work from home jobs in Nigeria. As a freelance writer, It’s expedient you have a good portfolio of written works with compelling content to grab readers’ attention.
There’s also a need to get acquainted with SEO and internet concepts in as much as content will be uploaded online. There’s a whole lot of platforms to get freelance gigs e.g Up work, Fiverr etc.
Blogging has been recognized as a desirable profession in the 21st century. There are numerous opportunities for monetization of blogging. When it comes to blogging, focus on a niche that you’re knowledgeable about, your audience can find interesting and relevant; but also has decent search volume on Google and market demand. Seeking for a profession where you get to smile to the bank earning thousands and millions?Blogging will be a great option.
3. Graphic Design
Graphic design jobs have been in high demand in recent times. Many businesses and sites are always in need of graphic designers to design flyers, logos, banners, graphics etc. There’s a wide range of graphic design tools you can work with. Do you have an eye for visual aesthetic? Do you possess an innate sense of creativity? Don’t think twice before delving into this art.
4. YouTube Vlogging
There is a remarkable growth of videos on the internet. According to reports, 500 million people watch videos on facebook daily. Also, YouTube reports that one billion hours of videos are watched daily on the platform.
Make money from vlogging by opening a YouTube channel, uploading interesting and informational videos. The amount earned is dependent on the number of YouTube views. In need of ideas for your vlogs? We have a few listed below:
(a) Movie reviews
(b) Product or service reviews
(c) Fashion and makeup videos
(d) Reviews of gadgets and electronic devices
5. Affiliate Marketing
Are you good at promoting brands of other companies? Affiliate marketing is a best option for you. Here, the affiliates recommend and provide links whereby customers can purchase products in exchange for a percentage of the sale. Today, many Nigerian companies have made forays into affiliate marketing.
You can register as an affiliate with e-commerce stores like Jumia and Konga. For thriving affiliate marketing, you will require an internet enabled computer/laptop, good product to market and a website, blog or social media page to display your link. Ensure that your product is marketable and offers real value.
6. Social Media Analyst
A social media analyst promotes and builds the online presence of a company by efficient use of social media platforms, search engine optimization techniques and blogging into a brand’s identity. The social media analyst is responsible for creating, managing and maintaining a company’s presence on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram amongst others.
7. Translator Job
Another work from job which has become prevalent in Nigeria is the translation job. While a freelance writer create content for readers, a translator rewrites the articles or content in another language.
If you’re fluent in speaking languages like French, German, Chinese, Italian or Spanish, then this job is for you. Most organizations and individual clients are in dire need of translators to translate content from one language to the other.
8. Virtual Assistant Job
This job can be likened to the work of a secretary or personal assistant though it’s a remote job. The job of a virtual assistant includes data sorting, replying emails, proofreading and other secretarial responsibilities.
9. Online Survey
This is a remote job that is currently becoming popular in Nigeria. All you need do is give honest answers to online questions and get paid. Companies around the globe rely on these surveys to boost and grow their business.
You can be rewarded for playing games, joining an offer or watching videos suggested by websites. Some websites can pay you for giving reviews on their products and services. Looking for an online job that pays daily? This is it.
10. Web Development and Design
Lots of companies and individuals are on the lookout for web designers who would help build and design websites for their business.
This job requires a good knowledge of graphic design and coding skills. Get your hands on e-books and look up materials online to improve on this craft. Having a good portfolio will open doors of referrals from satisfied clients.