9 Work From Home and Travel Careers


Hopefully, you had the chance to read their interviews on my blog, but in case you missed any of them, I have created a roundup so you might find something that sparks your interest.

Some of these are work from home jobs and businesses, others allow you to travel the world, but the most important thing is that there are options for everyone.

The careers and jobs below include:

  1. Selling on Amazon

  2. Becoming a virtual assistant

  3. Traveling the world as an au pair

  4. Making money as a grammar nut by proofreading

  5. Bookkeeping even if you have no experience

  6. Using your voice as a voice over actor

  7. Creating an ebook

  8. Starting a successful freelance writing career

  9. Becoming a transcriptionist

I’m always looking to add to the list, so if you know of anything, please let me know in the comments below or by sending me an email.

Sell on Amazon

Jessica Larrew, of The Selling Family, explains how selling on Amazon may be a possibility for you. She is a friend of mine, and I am blown away by her success!

The first year that Jessica’s family ran their Amazon FBA business together, working less than 20 hours a week total, they made over 6 figures profit!

If you are looking for a new job, or even just a side hustle, this may be something that you want to look into. For more information on how to work from home selling Amazon on FBA, check out the interview below.

In this interview, we talk about:

  1. How Jessica started selling on Amazon FBA

  2. What exactly Amazon FBA is

  3. How to choose what to buy and sell

  4. How much a person can expect to earn

  5. The positives of selling on Amazon, and more

Learn more at How To Work From Home Selling On Amazon FBA.

Become a virtual assistant

Virtual assistant tasks may include social media management, formatting and editing blog posts, scheduling appointments or travel, email management, and more. Basically, you can get paid to do any task that needs to be done in someone’s business, but doesn’t need to be done by them.

Gina is a professional writer and virtual assistant. In just six months, she was earning over $4,000 per month as a writer.

In our interview, she explains how this can be a possible career or side hustle choice for you.

In this interview, we talk about:

  1. How Gina became a virtual assistant

  2. Who the typical clients are

  3. How much you can expect to make

  4. The positives of virtual assisting, and more

Learn more at Make Money Online as a Virtual Assistant.

Travel the world and be an au pair

In 2016, my sister was an au pair in Italy. It was an interesting experience, and she shares how you can become an au pair and travel the world in her blog post.

In this blog post, Alexis teaches you:

  1. How much au pairs make monthly

  2. The benefits of becoming an au pair

  3. The negatives of becoming an au pair

  4. How to find a host family

  5. Questions you should ask the family before choosing them, and more

Learn more at How To Become An Au Pair And Travel The World.

Grammar nut? Try proofreading for a living

In 2014, Caitlin made slightly over $43,000 by being a freelance proofreader, while also going on several fun vacations.

If you are looking for a new job, or even just a side hustle, this may be something that you want to look into. Check out the interview below for more information on how to make money proofreading by becoming a court transcript proofreader or a freelance proofreader.

In this interview, we talk about:

  1. How to get started as a proofreader

  2. Who the typical clients are

  3. What kind of income can be made

  4. Whether anyone can be a proofreader or not

  5. What kind of training you need, and more

Learn more at Make Money Proofreading By Becoming A Freelance Proofreader and How To Become A Proofreader And Work From Anywhere.

Become a bookkeeper

Ben, founder of Bookkeeper Business Academy, explains how becoming a bookkeeper may be a possibility for you.

Ben helps people start and grow their own bookkeeping business with his online bookkeeping course.

And, guess what?

You don’t have to be an accountant or have any previous experience!

In this interview, we talk about:

  1. What a bookkeeper is

  2. The typical clients a bookkeeper has

  3. How much new bookkeepers earn

  4. How to become a bookkeeper

  5. The positives and negatives of bookkeeping, and more

Learn more at Make Money At Home By Becoming A Bookkeeper.

Use your voice

A voice over actor is the person you hear but rarely see on YouTube videos, radio ads, explainer videos, corporate narration, documentaries, e-learning courses, audiobooks, TV commercials, video games, movies, and cartoons.

In 2014, Carrie replaced her salaried day job to become a full-time voice over actor. People are constantly asking her how she got her start and how they can too.

So, she created a six-week online class, and it sold out. Several of her students booked voice acting jobs before the class was even over!

In this interview, we talk about:

  1. How Carrie got into this interesting career field

  2. Who the common clients are

  3. How much money a beginner voice over actor can expect to make

  4. The positives of this job

  5. How to find your first job

  6. The costs, and more

Learn more at How To Become A Voice Over Actor And Work From Anywhere.

Create an ebook

My friend Abby, from Just a Girl and Her Blog, explains how creating eBooks may be a great income source for you.

Abby made over $110,000 from sales of digital products (such as eBooks) in 2015, and she is on track to crush that in 2016. She started 3 years ago knowing nothing about blogging and now makes six figures a year, due in large part to her eBooks. She is now teaching others the process she uses to write and launch profitable eBooks, and you guys, it is genius!

In this interview, we talk about

  1. How Abby got into creating digital products

  2. Why she decided to write an ebook

  3. How much money she’s made from ebooks

  4. Whether it’s easy or hard to create one

  5. How much money the average person can make

  6. The positives of creating an ebook, and more

Learn more at How To Create A Profitable Ebook With Abby Lawson.

Start a thriving freelance writing career

A freelance writer is someone who writes for a number of different clients such as websites, blogs, magazines, and more. They don’t work for one specific company, rather they work for themselves and contract out their writing.

Catherine Alford is a full-time blogger, freelance writer, and has a course- Get Paid To Write For Blogs. She has been published in U.S. News & World Report, The Huffington Post, Time, Lifehacker, AOL, and more. She has also landed amazing appearances on Good Morning America, Fox News, and Huffington Post Live.

She was able to quit her full-time job due to her successful freelance writing career, and she gets to work from home and see her two-year-old twins all the time. She also started her freelance writing career at $10 per post, but now receives several hundred dollars per blog post and earns a great living from freelance writing.

In our interview, she explains how this job can be a possible career or side hustle for you.

In this interview, we talk about:

  1. How Cat found her first freelance job

  2. What a freelance writer is

  3. How much a beginner freelance writer can expect to make

  4. The positives of freelance writing

  5. How to find your first freelance writing job, and more.

Learn more at How To Start A Successful Freelance Writing Career.

Become a transcriptionist

In 2007, Janet started working from home as a medical transcriptionist. Shortly after that, she started a successful general and legal transcription business.

While running her business, the idea of a course popped up. Janet now teaches others in her online course how to transcribe online, while working from home as a transcriptionist.

In this interview, we talk about:

  1. What a transcriptionist is

  2. How you can get started as a transcriptionist

  3. What kind of money you can expect to make

  4. The type of training you need, and more

Learn more at Make Money At Home By Becoming A Transcriptionist.

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