One of the hottest “work at home” businesses is becoming a VA (Virtual Assistant). Virtual assistants are, technically, freelancers who may do anything from social media management to secretarial tasks. Whatever skill you have that can be done remotely, is marketable under the ‘Virtual Assistant’ label.
Many Canadians have become interested in starting a small business on the side, as they’ve realized the importance of having a backup plan with maximum financial control. Others need to start their business part-time while they’re busy working another job or caring for their family. In the many possible scenarios, the main reason they don’t […]
Online sales of secondhand fashion have been growing for a number of reasons, with the most common being the environment and saving money. Environmentally-conscious consumers want to say goodbye to fast fashion. Recent events accelerated recommerce market growth, as consumers sought out ways to save and earn money.
The online income opportunity to get paid for taking surveys in Canada has greatly improved since I first started working online in the 90’s. Back then, only a handful of companies paid people to take surveys and few accepted applicants from this country. As Canadian businesses embrace the power of the Internet, and international businesses […]
One of the biggest challenges a Virtual Assistant (VA) faces is the perpetual need to find new clients. Businesses and individuals who hire virtual assistants are often looking for temporary help, and ongoing contracts can be tough to land. It’s a constant effort to bring in new and repeat clients.
An increasing number of Canadians are turning to online business as an income option while they’re unemployed, or to supplement a lower-paying job until they find a better one. Many do well enough to never go back to a conventional workplace.
In Canada, there are many businesses that need websites, social media and videos translated into Canadian French, aboriginal or other languages that reflect the cultural diversity of this country. If you’re qualified, you can make a good living with digital content translation as a home business, or even start an agency of your own.
Freelancing has always been around, but it has exploded online in the past decade. This evolution of self-employment is often referred to as the “Gig Economy” or “Freelance Economy”, with both the freelancers and businesses of all sizes embracing it. Specialized freelancers can earn serious money, depending on the demand and level of competition in […]
One of the most wonderful things about having an online business is you can operate most of them on a budget from anywhere. There are legitimate, online business opportunities that can work for almost any situation. If you’re one of the many who will be setting up an office for your online business operations, this […]
Many Canadians are interested in selling products online, either with their own website or through eBay and Amazon. Drop shipping provides a low-risk option for starting an online business in Canada. Today’s supplier portals (gateways) and apps make it really easy to find and sell millions of products globally. The most difficult part is choosing […]