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LEGITIMATE WORK FROM HOME JOBS SOUTH AFRICA.
Like in so many countries today, people are looking for legitimate ways to make money from home. Many people need more money to cover their monthly expenses. The cost of living is rising worldwide and not only here in South Africa.
More and more people are making a living by working online, be it from home or remotely. This is a positive for South Africans looking for LEGITIMATE ways to make money from home.
South African stay at home moms can now work from and make money and become self-sufficient and earn an income for themselves. South African women have more choices today and opportunities and ways to make money.
Gone are the days when stay at home moms had to take care of the kids, husband and household chores, today stay at home moms could work from home or even start an online business.
We live in modern times, and it is not only women who stay at home to look after the children, but stay at home dads also stay home to look after the kids. So this post is for all South Africans looking for legitimate ways to make money from home.
It is for stay-at-home moms, single moms, and single dads—people looking for ways to supplement their income or start making money.
The legitimate work from home jobs in South Africa includes “adult-oriented jobs”.
Examples of adult-oriented jobs:
Selling feet pics online in South Africa
Being an adult text chat operator.
Selling nude photos of yourself online in South Africa.
Being a webcam performer.
If these jobs are for you, don’t worry. There are many more jobs that are not adult-orientated.
The adult jobs will be towards the end of the post.
With so many legitimate work from home jobs in South Africa, let’s start the list of honest work from home jobs in South Africa.
WORK AS A FREELANCER
There are many freelancing websites for South Africans to join and offer their services.
Remember that working as a freelancer, it will take time to build up a client and have a steady income from freelancing.
Popular freelancing websites:
SOUTH AFRICAN FREELANCING WEBSITES:
Freelance Cape Town
To find out more on how to become a freelancer in South Africa, please read these two detailed posts:
A proofreader focuses on finding spelling and grammar mistakes.
If you have a keen eye for detail and are good at spotting errors in writing, then proofreading may be the job for you.
Proofed is looking for highly qualified freelance editors to work as part of their team.
Proofed lets you choose your work hours and workload. So you can work when you want and where you want.
Editors must be meticulous, passionate and meet deadlines.
Ideal applicants should have a PhD or master’s degree and at least three years of experience in proofreading, editing, or writing.
Excellent English skills and follow written instructions.
If you do not have the experience, you can take the Proofreading Academy’s flagship course, Becoming a Proofreader. If you score over 80% on the final assessment, then you will qualify to work for Proofed.
MORE PROOFREADING COMPANIES:
Get Editing Jobs
Writer’s Job Shop
Domainite, an excellent place to start out, pay on the low side.
Being a virtual assistant is an excellent way for stay-at-home moms, dads, students and retired people to make money at home.
Tasks include, but are not limited to:
Reading and replying to emails setting up appointments
Various writing assignments.
Booking travel and accommodation
Manage contact list for clients
Prepare customer spreadsheets and keep records in order
Be able to perform market researcher if your clients’ requests it
You may need to complete personal errands
HOW MUCH CAN YOU MAKE AS A VIRTUAL ASSISTANT?
The pay is $5 to $20 per hour. Experienced VA’s can charge more.
CONTEMPORARY VA accepts applicants from English-speaking countries with expected earnings of $10 – $13 per hour.
99 DOLLAR SOCIAL is a decent place to start working if you have little or no experience as a V.A.
They give mandatory training of roughly 7-8 hours.
The pay is $12 per hour.
24/7 VIRTUAL ASSISTANT
It’s good to know that 24/7 Virtual Assistant hire virtual assistants outside of the U.S.
The downside is that you may earn less.
The pay is (U.S.) $10 – $15 per hour.
WORK AS A TRANSCRIPTIONIST
Way With Words
Pioneer Transcription Services
A Pinterest virtual assistant helps clients to grow their Pinterest account.
As a Pinterest VA, part of your duties will be to make eye-catching pins to drive traffic to your client’s blog.
You need to drive sales, organize boards and pins, and to write SEO descriptions.
Help set up new Pinterest accounts and profiles for your client.
Creat Pinterest boards and optimize the boards.
Make the pins stand out and want to make viewers click on the pins to find out more.
HOW MUCH CAN YOU MAKE AS A PINTEREST VIRTUAL ASSISTANT?
The pay is $15 – $20 per hour, and there are some Pinterest VA’s who charge $100 per hour.
WHERE TO FIND WORK AS A PINTEREST VA.
Facebook has many Virtual Assistants groups.
Job Boards are another excellent place to look for Pinterest VA jobs.
Ask your family and friends if they know anyone who needs the services of a Pinterest VA.
You have children of your own, but you can charge an hourly rate for looking after someone else’s as well.
BE AN AU-PAIR
Look online for websites that let you list your services as an Au-Pair.
There are Facebook mom groups where moms are looking for an Au-Pair to look after their kids.
Are you interested in becoming an online tutor in South Africa?
Becoming an online tutor in South African is a great way to make extra money part-time.
Being an online tutor in South Africa can also be a full–time job.
Are you a qualified teacher, a university student, a professor or a professional in a field that is sought after?
What subjects do you want to tutor online? The more qualified you are, the more likely you can find work as an online tutor.
TYPES OF ONLINE TUTORING JOBS IN SOUTH AFRICA:
Special needs tutoring
Primary School Tutoring
University entrance tutoring
Popular subjects to tutor in South Africa include:
AVERAGE BASE SALARY
According to Indeed.com, the average salary for a tutor in South Africa is R152 per hour.
- Genius Premium Tuition4.810 reviews5 salaries reportedR 272per hour
- Tutor Doctor4.3304 reviews6 salaries reportedR 158per hour
- Tutor Me4.97 reviews5 salaries reportedR 155per hour
- Teach Me 24.538 reviews2037 salaries reportedR 154per hour
Companies that offer online teaching and tutoring may require you to qualify to work on their platform, and others may require you to have a university degree.
Legitimate work from home jobs South Africa.
Another great work from home job for South Africans is Affiliate Marketing, and the good thing is that there are so many companies you can promote online. For example, do you want to boost clothing, wellness products, toys, kitchenware, nutritional supplements?
The list of products you can promote online is endless.
COMPANIES YOU CAN BECOME AN AFFILIATE FOR:
Bid or Buy
Cape Town pass
Faithful to Nature
The Health Nut
USN or Ultimate Sports Nutrition
AMAZON MECHANICAL TURK
Amazon Mechanical Turk or MTurk, as many people refer to it.
MTurk is a crowdsourced microwork website, and the site was created in 2005.
On the site, you get paid for doing small tasks online.
On MTurk, work orders are known as HIT’s or Human Intelligence Tasks.
TYPES OF HIT’s:
Completing online surveys
Get paid to write dating profiles
Earn money by writing content
SELL PHOTOS ONLINE
South African stock photo websites to join and sell your photos on:
International stock photo websites to sell your photos on:
Foap, please read the full review on Foap here.
TEST WEBSITES AND APPS ONLINE
Testing websites and apps online can be a great way for your to earn extra money on the side.
Earnings for testing websites range from $4 to $120 per test.
Shorter tests that take about five minutes to complete will earn you $4.
A twenty-minute test that involves screen and audio recording and answering four follow up written questions earns you $10.
Lastly, live conversation tests, which will require you to schedule and join a video conference call, pay between $30 to $120 depending on the time of the conversation.
Payments for completed tests will be paid seven days later via PayPal.
PayPal is the only payment option.
For more websites that pay you to test websites, read this post that lists 7 Websites that test pay you.
GET PAID READ BOOKS
Yes, there are websites online that pay you to read books.
ONLINE BOOK CLUB
Please note that you will not be paid for the first book review you do.
The Online Book Club pay between $5 to $60 for book reviews.
MAKE MONEY BY USING YOUR VOICE
Many websites pay you to be a narrator.
BECOME A DOG WALKER
There are many websites you can join to list your services as a house sitter.
TRUSTED HOUSESITTER is an international listings website.
MIND MY HOUSE: a global house sitting matching service.
You can also start your own house sitting business.
Advertise your house sitting business by putting flyers up at the local supermarkets, online and by word of mouth.
Your spare room
Your parking spot/bay
You can even rent out your garden!
MAKE MONEY BY USING YOUR CAR
Become a delivery driver for:
Please read the full post here on: How to become a delivery driver in South Africa.
Have an advertisement wrapped around or on your car.
Start a lift club:
Moms taxing school children
Au pair driver
SEW CLOTHING FOR PEOPLE
When scrolling through my Facebook feed I always see on the mom groups that someone is looking for a person who can sew clothing.
The clothing you can sew for people from home includes:
Matching mommy and me outfits
Sew clothing for Barbies dolls
You can also offer to alter clothing for people
Bras and panties
Bedding, sheets, duvets
Whenever the new school year starts, I cover my children school books.
I think I am not alone in saying I do not always look forward to covering school books.
You can advertise your services to cover school books for children and charge per book or X amount for a set amount of books to cover.
MAKE HANDMADE TOYS
SELL STUFF YOU LONGER USE
OFFER PRIVATE SEWING LESSONS
GET PAID TO COME UP WITH NAMES
Are you good at coming up with new ideas and names for companies or new products before they launch?
Companies pay people to come up with manes for them. So you can earn yourself some good money with specific sites.
Naming websites to have a look at:
Picky Domains – open globally
Slogan Slingers – open globally
START A YOUTUBE CHANNEL
BECOME AN INFLUENCER
WAYS TO MAKE MONEY FROM YOUR KITCHEN
Start a catering business from home
Be a private chef
Offer cooking lessons at your home
Cook and sell frozen meals
Sell ready-made meals
Sell ready-made frozen cookie dough
Become an agent for Cape Cookies
Cater for dietary needs
Become a recipe creator
Sell your recipes online to food bloggers and magazine
Have any kitchen tips?
Get paid for kitchen tips that work!
Sell AMC cookware
Please read the full post. There are many different ways for can make money from your kitchen.
GET PAID TO TAKE PART IN ONLINE FOCUS GROUPS
Respondent is a focus group that people worldwide can sign up and join.
Earn up to $250 for taking part in focus groups on Respondent.
Indigo Focus has been operating since 2011.
To join Indigo Focus group, register and complete your profile on their website.
If you have applied for a focus group and your application meets the requirements needed, you will be shortlisted and contacted telephonically.
If you are your application is unsuccessful, then you will not be contacted.
e-Wallet 24-48 hours after.
EFT- 24-48 hours after.
Brand Surgeon is another South African focus group you can join to earn money by participating in focus groups.
Brand Surgeon has over 20 000 people on their database.
Brand Surgeon is another South African focus group and has over 20 000 people on their database.
Payment for taking part in focus groups ranges from R400 to R800, but you can earn more than that amount.
Please note that you are only allowed to attend two focus groups a year.
GET PAID TO LISTEN TO MUSIC ONLINE
Listening to music online will not make you loads of cash, but you can earn extra money on the side.
SELLING DOMAIN NAMES (DOMAIN FLIPPING)
The purchasing and selling of domains or domain flipping can be a great way for you to make money online.
You do this by searching for expired domains and domains that are for sale.
Do your research before you start domain flipping.
Websites, where you can buy and sell domains, include:
Sedo, Sedo has auctions on domain names and allows you to buy and sell domain names.
GET PAID TO BE AN ONLINE FRIEND
Getting paid to be an online friend is a legitimate and way for you to make money online. Are you surprised to read you can earn money by being an online friend? Do you have an outgoing personality, do you enjoy other people’s company and meeting new people?
Are you a good listener, sympathetic and caring, and know how to have fun? To make money by being a virtual friend, you need to find reliable websites connecting buyers and sellers and help facilitate a virtual friendship transaction online.
By working online as a friend, you will be able to charge for your service by the hour. People worldwide are looking for someone to talk with, maybe even meet up in person to spend some time together.
Rent A Friend is available worldwide.
Rent A Cyber Friend
Rent A Local Friend.
GET PAID TO BE A FRIEND
Getting paid to a friend is similar to the websites listed above in “Get paid to be an online friend”.
The only difference is that you meet the person in person, face to face and do activities.
Going to the movies
Exploring the city or town you live in
A relaxing picnic
Learning something new
Having drinks at a restaurant or bar.
Always let someone know where you are going.
Have enough money to pay for a taxi home and extra cash for unforeseen circumstances.
Make sure your mobile phone is charged and has enough airtime on for you to make phone calls.
Always meet in a busy area.
If at any point during the outing you feel uncomfortable, leave!
BE AN ONLINE PSYCHIC
BECOME AN ONLINE PERFORMER
BECOME AN ADULT CHAT HOST
BECOME A PHONE ACTRESS
BE A PROFESSIONAL CUDDLER
SELL YOUR SMELLY USED SOCKS ONLINE
SELL YOUR SMELLY USED SHOES ONLINE
SELL YOUR USED PANTIES ONLINE
BECOME AN ONLINE DOMATRIXS
CONCLUSION ON LEGITIMATE WORK FROM HOME JOBS SOUTH AFRICA.
Well, there you have so many different LEGITIMATE work from home jobs South Africa. I hope you can find a way to make money from home for yourself or you and your family.
Have you tried any of the above ways to make money?
If so, please share with us which ways you made money? Would you recommend any of the ways to make money listed above to your family and friends?
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