Online jobs for teens - Work from Home



10 WAYS FOR TEENAGERS TO WORK FROM HOME AND EARN MONEY & EXPERIENCE


10 WAYS FOR TEENAGERS TO WORK FROM HOME AND EARN MONEY & EXPERIENCE :


Going to schools and getting education has to be the top most priority for teenagers but to satisfy your day to day needs, earning little side money would be just the trick to stop bugging your parents for money. Believe me, in today's digitized world along with being regular at school you can stay at home and find some online work from home jobs.

If you are a parent of a teenager and want her/him to get some real-life skills along with their education, then show them how teenagers can earn money through online work from home jobs. One of the most important advantages of working alongside your school or college is you get to gain experience in various fields and get to sharpen up your skills in every field you are passionate about.

All this hard work keeps on adding on to your Resume and when you finally begin your journey of becoming self-independent, you get to see that it was all worth it, because it’s not just your certificates or degrees that counts but the major role your experience plays is like a cherry on a cake.

With the current advancement of technology and the digital media, now you can look beyond working in Restaurants, Departmental stores or even mowing lawns. Being a teenager isn’t easy as you are just beginning to learn how to create balance in your schoolwork, housework, relationships, etc. Slowly you realize work from home jobs is the key for 15 - 16 year-olds to earn money online.

Being a teen has been becoming more and more expensive these days, the sooner teens experience the importance of saving money wisely and start looking for small online work from home jobs you can do in your spare time.

The following are the ideas for 15-16year-olds to earn money through online work from home jobs.


1. WRITING REVIEWS

WAYS FOR TEENAGERS TO WORK FROM HOME AND EARN MONEY & EXPERIENCE - WRITING REVIEWS

These days the majority of teenagers have good knowledge about the latest trends our society is feeding upon. Instead of using this knowledge just for spending money and staying up-to-date, you can learn how teenagers are earning money by working from home.

Writing reviews is one of those easiest ways to start your journey, you can write about music, restaurants, gaming parlors, etc. Many Brands and Musicians who have just started to get gigs in the growing music industry need honest reviews on how their music would do when launched for the audience and use that feedback to gain more fan following.

These musicians are willing to pay or reimburse you in one way or another and how much you get paid will depend on the quality of your review. One of the most popular sites that helps people in earning money by reviewing music is to Slice the pie. You can consider writing reviews for Sponsored Reviews or Reviewstream as they are loaded with various categories for review.


2. PART-TIME DAYCARE JOBS

WAYS FOR TEENAGERS TO WORK FROM HOME AND EARN MONEY & EXPERIENCE - PART-TIME DAYCARE JOBS

Well, this isn’t a work from home job but it is pretty efficient even if you are working on just weekends. These are the kind of jobs made for teenagers under 18year old to either work on weekends or even a few hours after your school. If love spending time with children or even pets, then daycare jobs are a good way for teenagers to make money.

All you have to do is look for people in your neighboring areas who need someone interested in childcare, pet care, and even housekeeping. There’s a website called Care.com, you can enroll easily and look for daycare jobs if you do not want the hassle of asking in your neighboring areas.

There are so many families willing to go somewhere for a good weekend but they have to cancel their plans because they can not carry their pets along or have elderly people in the house who can not travel, it’s an opportunity for you yo get yourself a part-time job.

3. SELLING OLD ACADEMIC BOOKS

WAYS FOR TEENAGERS TO WORK FROM HOME AND EARN MONEY & EXPERIENCE - SELLING OLD ACADEMIC BOOKS

Being a student you already know how expensive these school/college study materials are. You must’ve tried to find old books so that you do not have to pay the market price. Well, now you can use this for making a little extra money for your day to day personal need and also help those who can not afford to buy new books. Bookscouter, a great site for selling old books for money.

Well, instead of books if you have something valuable but now you can not find a use for it, go ahead and look for someone who would be willing to be a buyer. There's a vast range of items you can think of selling online from Novels, Music instruments, Old speakers, books and anything that has a market value and is yours to sell, etc. You can even sell home crafted goods by signing in to Etsy or create an online store with Shopify.


4. ONLINE TUTORING

WAYS FOR TEENAGERS TO WORK FROM HOME AND EARN MONEY & EXPERIENCE - ONLINE TUTORING

Ever thought of making money through your knowledge in an academic subject for making money? Another way for teenagers to earn money by working online from home. See, even if you are in school or college and you like a subject and always have been keen to gain more knowledge in this particular subject.

Use this knowledge and share it among others by entering the world of online tutoring. Various companies are looking for hiring online tutors and some of them even help 15 - 16-year-olds to earn money online through tutoring. If you don’t have time to get in this hassle of contacting companies then just spread the word in your circle and start taking classes on Skype.

Teaching online can be a well paid and even fun to work at home job for teen, start focusing on where your expertise lies, it can be Music, Photography, Academic tutoring, ESL Tutoring, or whichever field you are suitable for. Just in case, here is the list of online tutoring sites, SameSpeak, SkimaTalk, Enroll, TutorVista, etc.


5. SELL YOUR DESIGNS

WAYS FOR TEENAGERS TO WORK FROM HOME AND EARN MONEY & EXPERIENCE - SELL YOUR DESIGNS

This is one of the most interesting ways for teenagers to enter the world of earning money through online work from home jobs. If you think you are passionate about designing and want to see your potential in the field then go for it. You get to see your potential and make little money on the side for your expenses.

There are various companies selling items with custom made designs and there is n number of items from T-shirts, Laptop Covers, Mobile Covers, Coffee Mugs, Book Covers, Fliers, Brochures, Album Covers, etc. These companies hire you on commission bases, whenever a customer buys a product with your design on it, you receive a fixed amount of commission.

There are companies always looking for hiring(irrespective of age) new designers who are willing to working from home. You can go through these companies and see for yourself which one is more suitable for you, CafePress, Redbubble, Teespring & Spreadshirt.


6. TURNING YOUR PASSION INTO MONEY

WAYS FOR TEENAGERS TO WORK FROM HOME AND EARN MONEY & EXPERIENCE - TURNING YOUR PASSION INTO MONEY

If you have a passion for something and you dream of making this passion into your profession. My advice is to start working on it as soon as possible, so what if you are still in school and your priority is to get a good education. With our lives getting more and more digitized, you don’t even need to go to offices and apply for work. Start promoting your passion and skills in the field, use social media for sharpening your skills.

This is the call for all teenage Musicians, painters, Academic experts, Writers, Poets, Dancers, Photographers, Sports Enthusiasts, Weavers, etc. Start spreading your art by giving online classes to those who have interest in the field of your artistic passion, start with online tutorials and when you want to go into more detail, start with live classes via Skype.

Even if you are not into teaching start selling your art to people who appreciate it by using the most important tool this generation thrives upon, Social Media.

7. VLOGGING & BLOGGING

WAYS FOR TEENAGERS TO WORK FROM HOME AND EARN MONEY & EXPERIENCE - VLOGGING & BLOGGING

Another fun way for teenagers to work from home online and make money. If you have always desired to be a part go Blogging or Vlogging community then I don’t know what you are waiting for. There are millions of blogs being posted every day and everyone is in the race of earning money and the reason because blogging has turned out to be an effective and efficient way of doing it.

Decide a topic you’re passionate about and would be willing to write or make it into video clips. There are so many ways you can make money in this community, start monetizing your blog through advertising and promote it among companies that are willing to pay you for posting their Articles, banners, fliers or just use Google Adsense.

Similar is with Vlogging where you have to create videos and start uploading on YouTube, it can be of anything trendy and traffic building then you start monetizing it with Google Adsense.


8. PAID SURVEYS AND REWARD SITES

WAYS FOR TEENAGERS TO WORK FROM HOME AND EARN MONEY & EXPERIENCE - PAID SURVEYS AND REWARD SITES

This is one of the easiest ways for teens to earn money in this community of online work from home jobs. Through these surveys and reward sites, you get to earn gas or even gift vouchers and this is a fun test as some sites are completely surveyed bases but there are some sites where some of your tasks are playing online games and earn rewards for playing.

Every day all these companies are running in the race for making their products more user-friendly for the next generations of this digitized world and it’s no big deal for them to pay teenagers for doing a survey. Always keep in mind not to expect too much income from survey jobs and if your expectations are not more than a little side can for your expenses then signing up for online survey jobs is what you should do.

These are the names of top survey sites, MySurvey, Toluna, CashCrate, Opinion Outpost, Paid Viewpoint, etc.


9. SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT

WAYS FOR TEENAGERS TO WORK FROM HOME AND EARN MONEY & EXPERIENCE - SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT

This is an interesting and fun-to-do way for teenagers to earn money in this flexible & vast community of working from home. As a Social media manager, all you have to do is promote and manage the social media for the company or business brand you have been hired for. In this kind of job, you don’t need to have experience but there have to be some specific skills making you different from all the other social media managers.

You have to be willing to keep a follow-up on the e-mails and even comments you receive on any of the platforms you are using. You must have an eye for creating clever and effective social media posts and not just for businesses but you can even work for celebrities if you are willing to do so.

Your demand increases with the increase in traffic on the sites of the company you are working for. There are various social media platforms like Google, Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, Twitter, etc.


10. WRITING AND SELLING E-BOOKS

WAYS FOR TEENAGERS TO WORK FROM HOME AND EARN MONEY & EXPERIENCE - WRITING AND SELLING E-BOOKS

Well, this isn’t just writing articles online but still a fantastic way for our aspiring Novelists and storytellers. If you believe your passion lies in becoming a novelist then I say you start now and use your creative ways of storytelling and convert it into a book that you can sell online.

In this field you’ll need something more than grammar and your hold on the language, you will need to have a way with words filled with such mysterious creativity that catches the readers eye and make them read your books and pay for it as well. However, selling ebooks is not an easy task until you’ve built up a regular audience.

The best thing about an ebook is you don’t have to go to publishers, everything is online. For selling your ebooks you have to be creative in not just writing a book but also what it takes to promote it to make a sale. With Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing you can earn unto 70% of royalty every time your book makes a sale.

Teenagers all over the world are making little money on the side just by being a part of work from home community, being a teenager comes with great responsibilities from housework, school/college work, relationships. The two most important factors in order to be a successful are :

1. Balance amongst your priorities.

2. Have the willingness of working on your passion to turn it into your profession.

Author: Sumit Arora
Sumit Arora is a travel writer and photographer, traveling around India for almost a decade. Passionate about Nature and Wildlife, Sumit documents the devastating effects on Nature.