Say that you’re a full-time employee at a big company, and you’ve worked this job for a number of years now. And you’ve come to a point in your career where you can look back and see just how much you’ve earned… and how much you’ve sacrificed.

Now, let’s assume that you considered quitting this set-up for something more flexible and forgiving, an occupation that would grant you greater control over the time you spend on it.

If you resonate with this fictional employee’s problem, then you’re probably already familiar with the idea of taking up home-based, online jobs to support yourself should you quit your job. Working in this set-up must sound like a dream compared to your current hectic routine.freelance_sell_sidelines

Let’s dive into how to make this dream work:

Working online jobs requires a working laptop/computer and a reliable internet connection, so make sure you have both of these things before reading any further!

Once you have access to both of these things, the next big hurdle is actually finding an online job. The greatest thing about how far technology has developed is that it has come to the point that our cultures have evolved around these advancements. More and more businesses and employees have resorted to posting their recruitment ads on social media platforms and blogs.

So when you’re starting to pick through jobs online, always remember to play to your strengths. This is the beauty of taking up online jobs: you get to have the freedom to determine which tasks to accept, how much work to take on, and the rates that you’ll be working with.

To help give you an idea of where to begin, allow me to list down three home-based jobs, you can start on as soon as you finish this article:


Freelancing means that you provide your services to clients for a fee you negotiate with them. You can choose which clients to approach and accept based on how well you think you fit the job description.


There are different ways you can make money off your blog. Talking about how you can do that would require a whole different article on its own. If you want to grasp more about this option, you can check out these articles: Max’s “How to Make Money Blogging CONSISTENTLY” on; Priyanke Nagrale’s “25 Great Ways to Make Money Blogging in 2019” on; and Scott Alan Turner’s “How to Make Money Blogging–The Ultimate Guide!” on


There are actual Facebook groups dedicated to connecting tutors with people who need their help. But there are also sites like Chegg Tutors, Wyzant, and Preply where you can engage in online tutorials, though each site has its own particular set of rules and regulations.

If you still don’t know where to start, feel free to check out Rakuboss – where you can buy and sell sidelines! It’s a virtual marketplace meant to connect freelancers (specifically, freelancers from the Philippines) with clients looking for their particular services.

I hope these tips and reading recommendations gave you a better idea of how you can make money from online jobs. If you have any inquiry or comments about the discussion, let me know in the comments section below!