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Five Ways to Earn Extra Money Online Without Wasting Your Time

Durban – Over the past two decades, technology has redefined the way we communicate, work and interact with each other.

From your phone, which is practically glued to your arm for hours every day, to your laptop which acts as the center of your work and a source of entertainment through streaming, we have come to rely heavily on these gadgets.

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So, if you have the means, why not use them to earn some money on the side?

Here are five ways to make money online:

1. Online surveys

If you have a smartphone, you can simply take online surveys and get paid for it.

These are usually businesses looking for opinions and unbiased thoughts on their services/products.

Through these surveys, companies can gauge what works for them and what doesn’t.

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They will also receive guidance on how they can improve. Online surveys can take as little as 10 minutes.

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If you have a knack for typing and have pointy ears, this is the bustle for you.

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Your job will be to listen to audio files and note what is being said.

These jobs are paid by the hour so you can choose how much work you can handle.

However, you must be proficient in the language in which you are transcribing.

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3. Sell stock footage

If you’re a professional photographer or even a novice, selling stock photos online could be a great way to earn some extra cash.

Stock images are seemingly everyday images, illustrations, or icons that are created with no particular project in mind.

These can be useful for brands, journalists, marketers, and graphic designers. As it is highly competitive, make sure your photos are top notch.

4. Be a virtual assistant

In the era of the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses and other types of organizations have dramatically changed the way they operate.

With full-time employees working from home, you can also participate.

As a virtual assistant, you can offer administrative services from the comfort of your own home.

Your duties could include making phone calls, scheduling appointments, making travel arrangements and managing email accounts.

5. Perform online data entry

Businesses often have a wealth of information and files that need to be stored securely in a database. This is where you could step in.

Essentially, you will be responsible for entering information on paper into a computer program designed to organize it so that it is more useful and easier to access for a business or organization.

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