The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has caused unprecedented global economic damage and USA is one the hardest hit country. The unemployment has risen to 14.7% in the US according to U.S Bureau of Labor statistics, and is still climbing. In addition, 20 .5 million American lost their jobs in April 2020. If you are struggling to make ends meet, the following are practical ways that you can still make money during the Coronavirus Pandemic crisis.
1) Food Delivery Services
During the Covid 19 pandemic social distancing and quarantine guidelines has affected all aspects of our life. If you love to drive, then you can become a food delivery driver with companies like DoorDash and GrubHub. Both companies have simple requirements to join as full time, part time and temporary food delivery driver. You dictate how much you want to earn.
2) Offering Consulting Services
Consultancy is a broad and diversified field. Many professionals can turn their professional experience and expertise to be independent consultants. During the COVID-19 pandemic you can use your expertise to offer consultant service in your field of interest such as ecommerce, languages, social media management, DIY projects and government bailout packages.
3) Become A Resume And LinkedIn Profile Writer
Resume and LinkedIn profile writers are in high demand because of resent layoffs and salary reductions. This is a great time to offer the resume and LinkedIn services to unemployed and those looking for new jobs. Resume writers charge between $100- $500 per resume. You can market your services in LinkedIn, Facebook, and Talent Inc. for a start.
4) Selling Online Learning Courses
You can develop online learning course on various careers such as financial modelling, forex trading, stock trading, AI, machine learning, marketing and cryptocurrency and others.
New professionals in that field are willing to buy those short courses because of expertise and industry knowledge of the course creators. You can advertise you work on LinkedIn, personal websites and through email marketing.
5) Remote Assistant / Virtual Assistant
You can offer remote services to businesses, companies and entrepreneurs such as making appointments, social medial management, content creation for blogs and managing programs, for people working from home and remote distance. This will earn you a good pay.
6) Nursing From Home
There is high demand of doctors and health specialists globally because of the Covid 19 pandemic. Those with approved medical credentials for example advanced nursing degree and an RN license, or LPN, can offer their services in exchange of cash. With the advancement of telemedicine such as the virtual clinical research associates, nursing evaluators and remote diabetic educators, you can make money remotely.
7) YouTube Content Creation
YouTube is the largest video sharing site with more than 1 billion users. With monetization of YouTube one can create video content to a target audience. Request viewers to subscribe to the minimum threshold and get cash from sponsorships and ads revenue.
8) Delivering Groceries
Grocery delivery has risen in America and across Europe because of social distancing and quarantine guidelines. With companies like Instacart and Shipt, one can apply to become an Instacart Shopper and earn cash by delivering people’s groceries. During busy shifts Instacart shopper can make up to $20-$25 an hour. For Shipt shoppers, you can earn between $16- $22 per hour and get paid per shop.