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Work at Home Job Leads: Miscellaneous
DO NOT assume that just because a
company appears on this list
that they have current openings for home-based workers. Always take the
time to visit their corporate Web site and review their current
DO NOT CALL THESE COMPANIES! If there are openings, be
sure to follow the application directions on their
sites. Links in the bulleted list have been screened.
Work at Home Jobs You Can Do When It Fits
everyone wants to work a 50-hour week and commute three hours a day.
Some of us just want to earn extra money online or locally, with
maximum flexibility in our schedules, and little or no driving. Here
are some options that may fit the bill.
In the old days,
attorneys sometimes tested the strengths and weaknesses of their cases
with mock jurors in an actual room. Now with the web they can do it
remotely. This is where you come in: Read legal cases from home and
give your opinion virtually.
PAY: From $5 to $50 depending on the complexity of the case.
WHERE TO FIND: eJury.com; JuryTest.com
Work from Home as a Website Reviewer
Website owners often
wonder what impressions their sites are making on customers, clients
and other visitors. Do those crazy Flash features we paid so much for
actually work, or do they make people feel like they just got off the
Website testers, usually
working at home, get paid to answer such questions – via video
and audio recording – as they review assigned sites.
PAY: Typically $10 per review.
WHERE TO FIND: UserTesting.com; Userlytics.com
“Pull Tickets” for Popular Events
Got great typing skills and high-speed Internet? Then you might consider being a work from home Ticket Puller.
Pullers go online and do their best to grab tickets for popular
concerts and other events. They don’t spend their own money, but
use a company account.
PAY: Up to $50 for successful “pulls” (but no pay for failed attempts).
WHERE TO FIND: TicketPuller.com
Get Paid to Answer Questions
Do you know “a
little bit about a lot of things,” or how to find answers online
quickly? Home-based “answer agents” help the public get
answers to their questions on the go.
The user simply texts
the question to the company, and for a small fee (usually about .99
cents) a work at home researcher promptly finds an answer and texts it
PAY: Averages .10 to .20 cents per answer. Fast agents have reported making up to $9 per hour.
WHERE TO FIND:
ChaCha.com; KGB.com (Lots of competition for these jobs, so check back
regularly if you don’t see openings.)
Earn More Cash for Your Opinion – Focus Groups
Companies have long
relied on sample groups of their target customers (aka “focus
groups”) for candid opinions on new products, services and
concepts. Back in the day, this was often done on-site. Now, work at
home moms and other folks can do it online, joining a focus group
PAY: Depends on the length of the study.
WHERE TO FIND: Focus Forward Online (focusfwdonline.com); 2020Research.com
Stay at Home Mom? Get Paid to Drive Your Car
In a cluttered “ad
landscape,” advertisers know they must get their brands in front
of consumers in a variety of ways. Now, stay at home moms can get paid
to put a magnetic decal on their car to advertise a product while they
run their usual errands.
In some campaigns, moms
can also earn extra money giving samples, coupons and postcards to
other moms who might be interested in the product or service.
PAY: Depends on the campaign.
WHERE TO FIND: MilesofMarketing.com
Work from Home as a “HIT Person”
Contrary to popular
belief, computers can’t really do everything, and sometimes this
can spell additional income for those seeking work at home jobs. As
part of the crowdsourcing jobs trend, Amazon pays people to complete
“Human Intelligence Tasks,” or HITs. These might include
identifying objects in a photo or video, transcribing audio, giving
opinions, or doing research.
PAY: Compensation is per HIT completed, and can range from a few pennies to a few dollars.
WHERE TO FIND: MTurk.com