top free resources to jumpstart your online hustle

Are you thinking of beginning your work-from-home career, but you’re not sure what you can do or what could be your area of interest?

Well, you are not alone.  

There are so many people who are confused about what money-making work-at-home jobs or profitable businesses they can start. It can be very confusing with so many choices out there.

If it is a job, then the decision is pretty easy: you go ahead and apply for the ones that are available, and you clearly know what kind of job you are going to get. You might not even need anything to start off there.

But if it is an online business or job, then it is vital that you start on the right foot.

Today, I am going to give you a roundup of work-at-home side hustles that have helped many people and that might help you find the right direction for your future WAH career.

All of these e-courses are FREE. So go ahead and explore your passion.

Jumpstart Your Virtual Assistant Business

Jumpstart Your Virtual Assistant Business is a course that will take you through an overview of being a virtual assistant. If you are confused about the services you can offer as a VA, check out this FREE massive list of 150 VA services.

FREE Intro to Scoping Mini-Course

OK, many of you might not know what scoping is.

Scoping is editing courthouse transcripts. It is a very rewarding work-at-home job, and Internet Scope School has a very educational free mini course about all the basics of scoping, like what do you need to be a scopist, where to find clients and what the income potential is like.

It is a 7-day course and covers most of the questions you might have. Scoping can be an excellent work-at-home choice.


Scoping: How to Make Money from Home Editing Courthouse Transcripts
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ProofreadAnywhere – FREE Intro to Proofreading Workshop

Another fabulous course created by Caitlin Pyle for aspiring proofreaders. She has answered many questions and added many freebies to this course. This free course has all the answers to your questions like finding clients, making money as a newbie proofreader, and mistakes you are making as a proofreader.

She also shares her marketing strategies to help you increase your earnings. It is a must for proofreaders.

The Click Cartel – FREE 6-Day Intro Course

All right, I am taking this course myself, so I’m a little biased here. It is a course that might clear up all your confusion if you are thinking of starting your photography side hustle. Being passionate about photography myself, I am always in search of finding ways to make money from my hobby. The Click Cartel course gives all the answers.

Christian is the course creator and has successfully been earning $100,000 a year working part-time. If you are even slightly thinking of exploring the possibility of making money from your photography, then take this free course.

TranscribeAnywhere – FREE 7-Lesson Mini-Course

Most of my readers are interested in transcription jobs, so it’s no wonder this work-at-home job is in such demand. If you want to start your at-home transcription business, then this is the course for you.

It is very detailed and covers topics like what exactly transcription is, what you need to become a transcriptionist, and how much you can earn as a general transcriber. Janet Shaughnessy is the course creator, and she has over ten years of experience in the field of transcription.

Start a Bookkeeper Business

Ben Robinson from Bookkeeper Launch has this excellent free intro course for starting your own bookkeeping business. If you are excellent with numbers and love the accounting part, then this course might be just right for you. He talks about what you need to start on your own, the costs involved, the income potential, and many more things.

The best part is you don’t need any experience to kick off your bookkeeping business.

Get Paid to Write – FREE 6-Day Email Course

Freelance writing can be a very profitable side hustle, or it can even be as a primary business. As a freelance writer, you can write for many clients like blogs, brands, companies, etc. Elna Cain is a freelance writer who has helped many writers start their freelance writing career. She has a great free 6-day email course that gives you an excellent overview of freelance writing.

If you are looking for a little push to start your writing career, take this course and start it right away.

Amazon FBA Boot Camp

Is there any other online marketplace giant like Amazon? Probably not. Selling on Amazon has taken off in the last few years, and it has become a significant income source for many. With such a reputable brand and a big marketplace with infinite reach, you can make a substantial income.

To learn the tips and tricks of this side hustle, you need Jessica Larrew’s free video course. She is a pro when it comes to Amazon FBA, and she earned $100,000 in the first year of selling on Amazon. Take the course to kick-start your Amazon side hustle.

How To Start A Blog FREE Course

I LOVE BLOGGING!! There is so much earning potential in this platform, and this can be the best work-at-home business that you can have. There are so many excellent resources out there, but the one I used and recommend is Michelle’s free blogging course. It is a 7-day course that takes you through every aspect right from starting your WordPress blog to all the monetization methods.

If you are new to blogging, then this course can give you a clear picture of how to start blogging.

PS: Though it is not a free course, I highly recommend Michelle’s Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing course. This course has helped me to go from $300 to $2,300 per month in affiliate income.

There you have it; you have got all the FREE online courses to start your work-at-home business and take your passion to the next level.

Whether it is transcription or writing or blogging, these great tried-and-tested courses can give you a real insight into your future work-at-home career. All of them are from the most successful entrepreneurs, so no doubt they are the best ones.

Have you taken any free courses to start your WAH career?


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About Sireesha Narumanchi

Hi, I am Sireesha and thank you for stopping by to know me. I am a work-at-home mom, side hustler and a firm believer in making 'working from home' a success for everyone. I have worked in a remote job for over 11 years and tried many side gigs. I have been featured on many popular websites like Forbes, Business Insider, American Express, QuickBooks, The Muse, Moneyish, Virtual Vocations, Spark Hire, Bustle, Fairygodboss, Side Hustle School, Payoneer, Jobbatical, Skillcrush.Read more...

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