Those with access to a computer and an internet connection can do small business abroad and earn hard cash
It’s been nearly a year since Government He will decree the first phase of Preventive and Compulsory Social Isolation (ASPO). This caused Argentinians to stay home and dedicate themselves to making it Heavy use of the web And digital entertainment.
On the other hand, others have pointed out “changas” online (For the country and the tasks assigned to it from abroad) for Achieve additional income, In several cases in dollars.
It is about Small jobsTasks that require human intelligence are called, which can be Hire almost instantly And from The decision takes between an hour or two.
He was one of the pioneers in this field Amazon, Along with Mechanical Turk, a service it first used internally to allow users to perform certain tasks the machine could not perform, such as Verify that the product image On your platform or it is of good quality, Data validation Or answer surveys.
Later, the e-commerce giant opened this service to other companies that wanted to take advantage of human intelligence services, without having to hire employees. Competitors emerged who They exclusively offer this type of job to people from all over the world With no more requirements than Computer and internet connection.
But there is also Independent work platforms Aimed at professionals who present the possibility Earn money in no time And to get additional income.
In case Work platforms Remote programs located in the country, among the job offers published by the client companies there are many Tasks that take a few hours or up to a day and are paid in dollars.
These platforms free work They offer prof Strong progress in the number of users What are they seeking Turn your time into money Through some remote missions.
“We saw a progress of nearly 50% in the number of freelancers Who registered on the platform“, Confirms iProUP Guillermo BraciaporteAnd the Co-founder of Workana, Which has more than 300,000 independent professionals Registered in Argentina.
Not only this, iProUP Access to a survey conducted among 20,000 companies of all sectors by Freelancer, WHERE Six companies out of ten Confirmed that It will allocate more jobs (Which was implemented internally until recently), to freelance people you call online.
Sebastian CecilisAnd the VP Freelancer, The platform brings together nearly 500,000 Argentine employees Recorder, this is guaranteed Finding a job online is very fastAnd simple, And that the projects are also resolved in Very short deadlines.
This includes “all tasks related to the design, the same as Translate or write texts. These are not very complicated activities It may take a few hours or days. They pay between 50 and 200 dollars. ” iProUP.
For this part, Guillermo Braciaporte, From WorkanaAgrees to that The vast majority of projects delegated to it Two days charge max by You pay up to $ 300. Add that “65% of jobs At Workana they are hired In less than 48 hours“.
“What is the most abundant Short design assignments Signage and arrangements; Short articles for blogs and websites; Youngsters Scripting modifications for small websites; Short video editing Less than a minute, among other thingsWorkana CEO confirms.
We hope there are signatures E-commerce or internet oriented commerce is growing in this periodAnd that this trend continues with the passage of time. ” Arm lift, By forecasting the industries most in demand.
Therefore, it is expected that the activities related to B. graphic designAnd the Create content (Text, photo and video), Financial specialists s Marketing analysts, Among other things, still Very wanted For relatively simple online jobs.
Beyond Freelance platformsWhich requires a certain professional knowledge, and there it is, too Small jobsWhat are you showingchangas “digital This, in many cases, deserves no more requirements than being an internet user.
It comes to b Platforms with simple tasks Payments range from U $ s5 a U $ s10 And many times It requires no more than half an hour, How Searches On the Internet, display ads, shopping on websites, Give your opinion in the polls Online, Bug report On digital channels, Edit text Or translations.
In many cases, these websites record user behavior data, allowing their profile to be analyzed to generate reports that are then sold to clients to carry out marketing activities based on this data.
“he is He answered some surveys And it takes less than an hourHe confirms to iProUP Silvia BilbaoAnd the A neighbor of the Almagro neighborhood in Buenos Aires Who is using his spare time to Add income To your salary as a technical support operator.
Plus, he admits that he has it User created in more than one of these services, Because “because tasks are filtered by profile, there are usually few in a week.” A) Yes, Make sure you have projects on a frequent basis.
Microjobs make a few bucks with tasks that take half an hour or less
Indeed, Bilbao Ensures that the account registration process is usually rather complicated, as you have to enter a lot of data to find Job offers that best fit the profileSo he recommendsAnswer them with conscienceIt reveals, “This allows assigned tasks to be easier to solve, to perform in less time, and to prepare for the next task.”
In addition to freelance jobs, you can also do it ”Small jobsThat is, businesses that only require one hour of resolution.
In addition to Leave de amazon mechanical, One of the key players inSmall jobs” is being Fiverr, Which owes its name specifically to All of his functions are equal to five (five) Dollars. Hence, you can find assignments ranging from Write comments on a blog Or help you do Personal files on social networksAnd the Giving advice or teaching Briefly for programming and design tasks.
But there are also other options:
- PeoplePerHour: Tasks are suggested from $ 10. In addition to jobs with technical knowledge (marketing, design, programming), it includes Submit to write comments In social networks, Strips s Translations
- Amazon em turk: Designed for people with low technical requirements. It is a community in it Companies interact with people Around the world for low-time tasks, such as Review dropped linksAnd the Image quality controlAnd the Write your captionAnd the Support claims, Etc.
- Swagbucks: Their “gigs” consist of Answer surveysAnd the Search the internetAnd the Report promotions And online shows. Thus, users accumulate points on the platform that can be redeemed for cash or purchase orders on Amazon and other e-commerce sites.
How to charge
The The main challenge for professionals Who apply this method Are the counts. generally, PayPal is the method used for thisBut when the money is brought into Argentina through the banking system, it is collected at the official rate.
To get more fees every time More users prefer to use platforms One to one o P2P (From person to person), like Airtm, Offers an account in AirUSD, Belong to him A cryptocurrency linked to the US banknotes. Hence, you can get a savings account in the cloud to receive funds and Transfer it to a local bank account in pesos with a blue value.
Additionally, it is Regulated by FINCEN (Financial Crime Watch Network), and it relies on the US Treasury, which conducts the audit Airtem about Certify there is $ 1 in escrow for each AirUSD Existing.
Geronimo PernoAnd the Head of Global Operations for the platformHe explains iProUP The three most common uses of the platform are:
- Save in dollarsIn this case, the payment is received and instead of being re-converted into the local currency, it is received The hard currency is kept on the platform It is withdrawn when needed
- Receive international payments: Widely used by the self-employed. The professional receives the money and Convert it into your currency or request a card to pay for purchases out of the country
- Transfers: Users use the wallet for Send and receive money to family and friends in Argentina. Transfers between users are free of charge
The app works like a middleman It connects people who want to buy credits with others who want to sell them. The currencies are converted back to The rate that is generated within the platform Based on supply and demand, a value very close to The parallel dollar.
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