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Five unique ways to make money working from home

In 1973, Jack Nilles coined the term “telecommuting” to describe an alternative form of working arrangements where employees perform tasks elsewhere that are typically performed at a main or central workplace such as an office.

Decades later, working from home has become the norm, a phenomenon exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic in recent years.

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Here are five unique ways to earn money from the comfort of your own home.

1. Teach your native language

A mother tongue or mother tongue is a language that you learned in childhood and still master and speak.

The importance of preserving our mother tongues cannot be underestimated. They allow us to communicate and connect with each other and help us appreciate the intricacies of our shared history and our ancestors.

There is a huge online market for teaching these languages. Just advertise your services, sign up for language exchange apps, and you can earn some extra money.

2. Record Audiobooks

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The first recorded audiobook was created in 1955. However, with the advent of technology, these have become more abundant and readily available.

If you have a beautiful, easy-to-hear voice, you can become an actor. This is a person whose job it is to voice characters in audiobooks, animated films, dubbed foreign language films, etc.

There are many online platforms where you can offer your services. For that side hustle, you’ll need to invest in recording gear.

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3. Dubbing

This side hustle is closely related to the one mentioned above.

Dubbing consists of adding new dialogue or other sounds to the soundtrack of a film, series or documentary that has already been shot.

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It is used as a means of translating foreign language content into the language of the intended audience.

4. Customer service

A customer service agent is the first person customers contact when they have a problem with a service or product.

It is work that can be undertaken from anywhere; therefore, several international companies are recruiting online for this position.

In this position, you must handle complaints, provide solutions to customers and follow up to resolve the problems encountered by these consumers.

5. Writing

If you are gifted or proficient in writing, you can easily use that passion to earn money.

Writers can transform the most mundane experiences into captivating, evocative, and thought-provoking works.

Many magazines offer money for submissions of everything from poetry and short stories to essays.

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