50+ Online Jobs For Teens in 2020

50 Online Jobs for Teens

Before the Internet became an assumed part of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, the usual jobs for teens included bussing, waiting, or being a cashier at eateries. They also mowed lawns, cleaned cars, cleared sidewalks of snow or leaves, went babysitting, did paper routes, and performed other mundane menial tasks.

 

Online Jobs for Teens

Today’s Online Jobs for Teens

But then the Internet happened, and we now regularly hear about teenagers raking in a lot of money by becoming influencers, vloggers, on-cam sensations, and from performing other previously unheard-of online jobs. Those who had to use elbow grease in the past for a day’s pay could only dream about these seemingly awesome tasks – tasks that do not even require teenagers to get up from their comfy computer chairs (or beds, or recliners, or wherever they choose to do their jobs)!

For today, we are going to tackle the interesting topic of online jobs for teens. We are placing special emphasis on the “easy” part because we all know how busy a teenager’s life can get (don’t laugh – we are in earnest about this!). After all, their daily considerations often include school, sports, family and social life, homework, chores, and a whirlwind of other extracurricular activities. The result is that there is precious little time left for a job that will pay a teenager decently.

So is it possible for teenagers to have online jobs from home, and get the kind of financial compensation that makes it worth their while? The resounding answer is: YES. The Internet has made it not only entirely possible but painless and feasible, as well.

 

best online jobs for teens in this day and age

What are the best online jobs for teens in this day and age?

At this point, it’s best to manage expectations regarding online jobs for teens. They will mostly be part-time, side-hustle types of work. Very rarely will a job in one’s teen years become a full-time career that is fulfilling both financially and for one’s personal growth and trajectory. At the very least, they could address the kind of immediate financial needs of a teenager, including extra pocket money for gadgets, toys, hobbies, dates, and other entertainment and leisurely pursuits. Or, they can help foot part of one’s tuition or traveling aspirations.

Having mentioned the general hectic schedule of a typical teenager, it is then important to consider the kind of jobs online for teens that will not wreak havoc on their regular itineraries. Therefore, the keyword “easy” in this article on easy online jobs for teens aims to place special emphasis on both flexibility and doability.

Flexibility is vital since many teenagers are still students – and therefore have a fixed curricular and academic schedule for a certain period. The jobs that will best suit them would be the ones they can integrate during breaks in-between classes, after their school’s dismissal, during weekends, or when they take long seasonal vacations from schooling. If it can be done from the comfort of their home, all the better. As long as they meet the job’s requirements on both work and time quotas, then they’re good.

As for the doability aspect of it? Of course, the work has to be suitable for someone still in their teen years. The best ones should make use of their inherent skills, talents, energy, and knowledge of technology and communication. A bit of onboarding is fine, as long as there is not a huge learning curve to master. This means those jobs that require years of experience in a certain field, a degree or higher educational attainment, or those that involve sensitive materials and themes – along with other issues and factors that are not age-appropriate – are simply out of the question.

Which brings us to…



How to find safe jobs for teens online

How to find safe jobs for teens online

There will be many articles, blog posts, and social media content touting the “most legit, best, easiest, most lucrative”, etc. jobs for teens in this day and age. It would be tempting to take on them – especially among teenagers who badly need extra pocket money.

However, it is important to take note of this early on in the article – STEER CLEAR OF THEM. They are scams, plain and simple.

There have been numerous untoward incidents about teenagers getting involved in illegal gambling operations, multi-level marketing schemes, unsavory exposure via live-cam sites, and the overall exploitation of young and innocent minds and bodies by unscrupulous organizations or individuals. Too often, these scams promise something along the lines of get-rich-quick schemes. Teenagers could easily be lured by smooth talks of thousands of dollars in exchange for uncomplicated, no-brainer work. But as stated a few paragraphs up, most of the jobs online for teens will not make anyone rich at the drop of a hat.

So on this note, we encourage both teenagers and the parents reading this article to practice caution when looking for an online job. Make sure to check out the safety and age-appropriate criteria before committing to a job, or even when giving someone personal information in the application process. Research feedback and information on the company, app, or individual offering the job and ask the following questions: will this be physically or mentally rewarding, or punishing? Will the job involved require too much time, or will it encourage work-life balance? Is the financial compensation worth the amount of work, time, and effort put in by a teenager?

If it is easy and doable, flexible, will pay decently, and above all – safe – why not go for it?

Below is a list of tried-and-tested jobs for teens that could become a teenager’s job roadmap for 2020.

 

Over Fifty Easy Online Jobs for Teens To Try in 2020

Give online tutorials

Give online tutorials

Teenagers who are senior high school students and those in college can earn from being online tutors. To give it a more fun twist, think of it as getting paid to do another student’s homework – albeit in a legitimate and safe setup.

Where to look?

There are thousands of tutorial opportunities available, but most of them require at least a Bachelor’s Degree or college-level education in order for students to apply as tutors. Advertising on campus for peer-to-peer tutorials or remedial lessons is a good first step, although this does not automatically ensure that you will get lots of fellow students to sign up. The best way to do so, therefore, would be via a tried-and-tested online tutorial platform with fair and fixed rates. It should also allow even teenagers to apply.

  1. SameSpeak is a good example. It is open for anyone who is 16 years old and above, and who can speak and write English fluently. The platform is geared towards students who want to learn how to speak English well. The going rate is about $10 for every thirty minutes of a tutorial session, which is not bad at all!
  2. SkimaTalk is another option for teenagers who want to become online English tutors from any location they prefer to work. While prior teaching experience is welcome, it is not a requirement. All they need to be is a native English speaker who has a good grasp of grammar, spelling, and syntax, and can teach anyone from around the world via a stable and reliable Internet connection.

 

Perform data entry tasks

Perform data entry tasks

As a thoroughly discussed previous article in this blog about data entry states: “In the world of side hustles, one job stands out as being steady, reliable, uncomplicated, and – if we are to be honest here – potentially dull.” So yes, it might not be as exciting or stimulating as the rest of the jobs in this list. But what data entry can offer in return are stability and doability.

What makes this particular online job doable is that it very rarely requires a college degree or even an impressive work history. A bit of experience goes a long way, but since data entry has a relatively lower learning curve and little to no onboarding required (compared to other jobs, that is), a lot of teenagers can go ahead and apply for one.

Data entry jobs are always readily available so there won’t be any shortage of work to be done. It also offers both flexibility and freedom. In return, though, it requires workers to be patient about doing repetitive tasks, have some decent to impressive typing skills, be organized and pay attention to detail, know how to communicate effectively and promptly, and be familiar with basic computer applications, programs, and software. So while it is not as fun or entertaining as other online jobs, data entry work is reliable and easy to do.

Where to look?

  1. MicroWorkers offers a lot of data entry tasks that are easy to accomplish.
  2. To apply for work at Working Solutions, users will have to go through an assessment test first, which will determine the best tasks to match with their skills and proficiency.
  3. The Smart Crowd is a micro-tasking platform offering data entry on its menu.
  4. Amazon mTurk provides Human Intelligence Tasks or “HITs” where users can find easy jobs like data entry.

 

Join rewards programs

Join rewards programs

How about those jobs for teens that don’t really feel like jobs? We’re talking about rewards sites!

The best thing about them is they involve activities that a teenager typically does online every day. Some of the tasks on a reward site’s menu include watching videos, completing offers, downloading apps and games, and answering surveys. Each satisfactorily accomplished task gives the user a certain number of points, and once they have racked up the required minimum, they can cash out or redeem the reward of their choice within 48 hours.

Another good thing about joining rewards sites is the flexibility involved. They can do the tasks in-between schoolwork or whenever they have free time. As a result, they can earn enough for extra pocket money or redeem rewards for their gaming and shopping pursuits.

Where to look?

Legit rewards programs offer online activities in exchange for rewards – usually gift cards, gaming stuff, or cold, hard cash – basically things teenagers will find useful. The three sites listed below allow users 13 years and older to register.

  1. GrabPoints works with different brands to help them with engagement. Registered users do simple online activities like watching videos, downloading apps, answering surveys – and get rewards for them in the form of gift cards or cash via PayPal.
  2. ZoomBucks encourages members to earn cash or dozens of exciting gift cards by performing easy online actions a teenager normally does on a typical day.
  3. And the brand-spanking-new GCLoot will definitely appeal to the gamer teen! After racking up enough points from performing doable tasks, they can redeem them for a wide variety of in-game items and gift cards!

 

Sign up for age-appropriate survey sites

Sign up for age-appropriate survey sites

Are there still jobs for, say, 15 year olds this year that are both age-appropriate and interesting for the participants? Thankfully, there still are. Survey sites are prime examples. And which teen has not tried their hand at determining their superhero or Star Wars name via silly online surveys?

There are tons of survey sites online, thanks to businesses and organizations needing valuable feedback from consumers about their products and services. In return, the participants are given cash or other forms of rewards to make it worth their while for joining up and performing tasks.

The best survey sites for teens, however, are those that truly value what they have to say. The questions should be better suited for their kind of lifestyle, experience, skills, and of course, age. But are there actually survey sites catering to the teenager’s opinions?



Yes, they do exist. Where to look?

  1. PanelPolls – Touting itself as a family-oriented survey site, Panel Polls provides paid surveys “for kids, teens, young adults, and parents”. Not only does this meet the age-appropriate requirements we previously mentioned, but parents can also ensure a secure and safe survey experience for their teenagers in the process. In addition, this survey site offers beta-testing tasks that will appeal to teens – including for websites, games, and apps. Rewards come in the form of both cash and a variety of gift cards.
  2. Paid Viewpoint – Claiming to have “cracked the code that takes “boring” out of the survey answering experience”, Paid Viewpoint allows teenagers from 13 years old and above to join their site. The site also promises never to screen out a participant in the middle of a survey – quite a rare occurrence that takes the frustration out of taking them!
  3. TeensEyes – The site describes itself as “an online survey panel of teens between 13 and 18. TeensEyes surveys reward teens for telling the companies that make products and services for them how they look through teens’ eyes.” The questionnaires target what teenagers know and love best, including snack foods, movies, television shows, clothes, and other activities and interests well-suited to their experiences, age, and lifestyle.
  4. GrabPoints – Though not specifically geared towards teenagers (just ask its multitude of satisfied adult members!), GrabPoints nevertheless makes it easy for anyone who is 13 years or older to join and perform tasks. The activities are ones a typical teenager does online on any given day: answering surveys, playing games, downloading apps, watching videos, and more. Plus, the rewards are quick, easy, and painless to obtain – often in as little as 48 hours!
  5. SurveySavvy – Seeking the kind of consumer opinion that will help shape businesses’ products, services, and other marketing tools, SurveySavvy encourages teenagers who are 14 years old and above to participate. Though first and foremost a survey site, it now also features an app for added mobility, and to accommodate the on-the-go lifestyle of its younger, more tech-adept members.
  6. Swagbucks – Swagbucks is a popular survey site among adults, but anyone can be a member provided they are at least 13 years old. Aside from answering surveys, teens can also play online games, watch videos, browse the web, and do other typical online activities to rack up points and cash out.
  7. ZoomBucks – ZoomBucks recruits members who are 13 years old and above to participate in some tasks geared towards brand engagement for their partner businesses. After performing easy online actions like watching television clips, answering surveys, and taking on offers, members can choose from a dizzying array of rewards including gift cards for shopping, gaming, and more.
  8. GCLoot – Even though it’s new to the entire rewards program game (see what we did there?) GCLoot is piquing the interest of gamers who want to make their regular online habits a truly rewarding experience. Teenagers aged 13 years and above can enroll and start to complete actions like watching videos, completing surveys, playing games, and taking on offers in exchange for points. What is especially appealing about this site are the rewards to be redeemed: dozens of gaming-related gift cards, game keys, skins, and more!

 

Manage social media accounts

Manage social media accounts

What is a teenager without a social media account these days? Probably a bored one, that’s what. Today’s teens know the intricacies of social media platforms so much better than their adult counterparts. So it’s not by any stretch of the imagination that a lot of companies whose products and services are geared towards the youth would prefer someone from that age group to manage their social media accounts for them.

Where to look?

  1. In your neighborhood! Some of the best places to start looking would be in one’s own neighborhood, especially where local businesses enjoy the patronage of its younger clients and community members. It won’t hurt to ask business owners or managers to see who needs a hand with managing their social media accounts (or even put them up if they don’t have them yet!). After all, establishing rapport is a great first step to knowing how the business ticks (and who’s behind the scenes). Thankfully, those are things a savvy teenager can accomplish.
  2. As for online hunting, UpWork is a good place to start looking for social media management jobs. The site allows job-seekers who are 14 years old and above to register. The tasks are already categorized for easier searching, and there is also a search bar for anyone to utilize.
  3. Another recommended site is Fiverr, which features an Explore the Marketplace classification of its most sought-after jobs.
  4. Amazon MTurk is more of a crowdsourcing marketplace, but microtasks like social media management will thankfully always have a place on their menu of small jobs.

 

Provide customer care

Provide customer care

Customer care representatives are not always bored, middle-aged, disaffected people. This is especially true with businesses that cater to the younger, trendier set. It only makes sense for youth-oriented businesses to tap the customer care potential of teenagers who can relate better to clients of the same age.

Where to look?

  1. FlexJobs is a good place to start as any. Its personalized job search function allows users to tick off their own requirements on what constitutes the perfect work-life balance, or what will suit their schedules and needs best.
  2. Teens can also be customer service representatives without having to report to an office every day. Companies like U-Haul are often in need of home-based representatives who can take rerouted calls from their service centers. Teenagers who are 16 years or older and who have pleasant, friendly personalities are encouraged to apply.

 

Create content for blogs or websites

Create content for blogs or websites

It is hard to argue with the observation that, given modern technology and innovation in communication, teenagers appear more confident, articulate, expressive, and even opinionated these days. This is also supported by the proliferation of blogs, vlogs, and social media platforms with content that showcases a decidedly youthful spin.

The use of SEO (search engine optimization) tools has helped boost the visibility of these platforms. Savvier teens know how to use these tools to their advantage, along with social media strategies that ensure their content is constantly engaging and fresh. In this manner, they can monetize their content by writing about what interests them, or what readers can find interesting in turn.

Where to look?

Creating content for other people or businesses’ blogs or websites is also a good way for teens to make money in 2020. They can start looking via hiring platforms that allow teens to apply for content creation jobs.

  1. TextMaster is an online platform listing content creation as one of its services.
  2. Helium pays for articles that meet their standards – and yes, even if you’re just 13 years old, you can apply here!
  3. As for sites like HubPages and UpWork, only those who are 18 years old and above can try their hand at getting paid via revenue sharing for submitted articles (they also require parental consent, which is perfectly understandable).

 

Do voice-overs

Do voice-overs

No cartoon or commercial will be complete without the perfect voiceover artist (unless it’s a silent film-type!). A lot of recognizable voice-over talents today started out as young voice actors. Teenagers can always try out for this fun and fulfilling job, especially if they have interesting, unique, or pleasant voices.

Where to look?

  1. Voices is a website that regards itself as a marketplace for voice-over talents, including for younger members. There is a comprehensive list of industries (spanning animation, advertising, broadcasting, gaming, and video production) to give their talents an idea of which one best suits their experience, skills, age, vocal range, and talents. Members will have to upload voice samples for their profiles, though. Doing this will help potential clients decide if their voices are the best fit for their projects.
  2. “Quick-job” sites like Fiverr are also helpful resources for freelance voice-over artists. In fact, “voice over” is currently one of its most popular searches! Job-seekers can base Their talent fee on their experience, body of work, or even on what others in the industry typically charge to get a good gauge of how to price fairly.

 

Review new music and movies

Review new music and movies

One of the most interesting and engrossing online jobs from home that teenagers can do this year is to review new music and movies. There are always fresh tunes, TV shows, or films geared towards them, with actors, pop acts, and rock stars all vying for their undivided attention.

This kind of job is right up their alley – and if it helps them earn their own income, all the better. Thankfully, there are now apps and sites that encourage them to do so.

Where to look?

  1. Slice The Pie is perhaps the most popular platform today where teens can try their hand at getting paid just for listening to new music tracks. Those who are 17 years or older can sign up for the site and get paid via PayPal.
  2. Meanwhile, Hit Predictor aims to “influence record labels, radio stations, the artists, and their managers on what gets released to the public.” They do this by allowing members to review new music and get enough points to redeem for music-related merchandise and gift cards.
  3. With its interesting and thought-provoking tagline of “An Unclogged Pipeline Enables Deserving Songwriters & Acts To Shine​”, MusicXRay encourages teens to listen to different genres of music and provide unbiased feedback on each one. Now that would definitely appeal to the interests of a teenager!

 

Participate in sharing economy gigs

Participate in sharing economy gigs

The sharing economy has leveled the playing field as far as earning opportunities are concerned. Even teenagers won’t have a hard time looking for a decent paying job that will make use of their skills, energy, knowledge, and talents. And while the tasks involved are not strictly home-based, they are still doable and practical.

Where to look?

Understandably, those who are too young to have a driver’s license can not become Lyft or Uber drivers yet. Still, there is a myriad of other safe, age-appropriate jobs they can do for other people.

  1. For instance, Postmates is a courier app available in selected US cities. The services could be for deliveries of food, groceries, packages, and even pick-up of dry cleaning and laundry. The great thing about it is that even those who rely on biking or walking to get around can apply for this job.
  2. The same holds true for jobs via TaskRabbit. “Taskers” can help haul stuff, clean homes, deliver packages, assemble furniture, and help others with small jobs in exchange for payment. Think of it as a modernized, innovative version of the older generations’ menu of summer or school break jobs.

 

Declutter for cash

Declutter for cash

One person’s trash could be another’s treasure. Even young adults outgrow a lot of things pretty quickly. From clothes to gadgets, to shoes and textbooks, there is always something they can declutter and sell for some extra pocket money.

(Plus, if you are a parent of a teenager, this is an effective method to get them to clean up after themselves and not bug you for an allowance increase!)

Where to look?

Putting up a yard or garage sale requires considerable time and effort, so the best recourse is to go for their online versions.

  1. eBay is arguably the most recognizable online selling platform where vintage, antique, and previously-owned items are featured. Aside from putting up their decluttered but still usable stuff for sale, savvier sales-minded teenagers can also use it as a resource for finding items they can resell at a reasonably marked-up rate.
  2. For those selling textbooks they no longer need, BookScouter is one of the best places (and apps) to do it with relative ease. The site features a buyback offer scheme, which aims to ensure that the seller gets the best price for their used but still serviceable books.
  3. Facebook Marketplace is relatively new but has become a reliable source for people looking for previously-owned items (that are still in good condition). While it isn’t as streamlined as other online selling platforms, what it has going for it is the ease of use and the speedy communication between buyers and sellers.

 

Create and get paid for online videos

Create and get paid for online videos

Increasingly, today’s available jobs online for teens are appealing more and more on their need to be seen and heard (and, more often than not, both at the same time). Thus, we’ve been witnessing wave after wave of video influencers and YouTube celebrities who appear to be getting younger as time goes by.

While this might seem like a potential scenario for exploitation and inappropriate exposure, we believe that teenagers can be encouraged to produce quality, age-appropriate video content that earns them some income in the process. With the proper guidance of their parents and mentors, it can happen.

Where to look?

  1. Nearly everyone and their grandmas watch YouTube on a regular basis, so that’s probably the best place to start creating and getting paid for online videos. Depending on their interests, passion, and knowledge of things, teenagers can produce videos and have people watch them – and yes, make money while they’re at it. Some of the best teen-centric videos of today have to do with gaming, fashion, makeup, sports, celebrity gossip and trivia, and reviews about music, toys, movies, TV shows, and other pop culture references. When they get enough viewership and engagement, they can use ads and product placements to monetize their video blogs. Specifics on how to achieve this via AdSense can be found on the YouTube site.
  2. Facebook Video now allows monetization via ad breaks, though it has stricter rules to follow compared to YouTube. Videos must be under a business profile page, not a personal one. Users must be 18 years old and above and should meet all their rigid “milestones”: including being a resident in an eligible country, having the minimum number of followers, and having enough views within a given period.

 

Review calls for companies

Review calls for companies

We mentioned teenager customer care representative jobs a few paragraphs up. But there is an interesting twist to this particular job which is suitable for the more introverted teenager.

Anyone who has taken a call and heard the phrase “this call is being recorded” can get an idea that someone, somewhere, is getting paid for a job to review particular calls. That someone can be a teenager!

What a recorded call reviewer is expected to do would be to analyze various nuances of the call. Was the representative polite, friendly, and helpful – or were they impatient, hostile, and useless? Was the problem or concern resolved within a satisfactory period of time? Feedback and observations culled from this review can help improve the quality of future calls and can prove to be important to the company behind it, in turn.

Where to look?

  1. Humanatic allows teenagers who are 17 years and older to review recorded phone calls and earn money in the process. Work hours are flexible, which makes it convenient for students who still need to study and do extracurricular activities.
  2. Reynolds and Reynolds offers part time home-based work for applicants who are willing to receive training via web-based lessons, and be assessed and interviewed prior to being hired.

 

Edit and proofread articles and manuscripts

Edit and proofread articles and manuscripts

Perhaps the most ideal online jobs for teens who love to read and write involve editing and proofreading. Those who are part of their school’s publications or website content team are a shoo-in. Fortunately, there are plenty of job openings online of a similar nature for them.

Where to look?

  1. TextMaster is a good place to start for those who want to be professional proofreaders. Services include proofreading for syntax, spelling, and catching grammatical errors. Those who want to be editors are expected to both proofread and rewrite submitted articles to improve the overall editorial style.
  2. Fiverr also merits a mention, because users can simply advertise their skills and rates in a personal listing within the site.
  3. Or, teenage job-seekers can create their profiles on UpWork and emphasize their skills, experience, and background on being editors and proofreaders. This will make companies looking for proofreaders and editors to sit up and take note of what they have to offer.

 

Come up with custom-made designs for merchandise

Come up with custom-made designs for merchandise

Creativity and artistry, even at a tender age, can become sources of income. Today, all manner of merchandise has some youthful and artful design on them, thanks to creative and enterprising teens who know how to utilize the proper tools to enhance their artsy ideas.

These designs are submitted by young creatives. They get paid a commission every time a buyer purchases an item with their design on them. It is a creative but passive way to increase one’s allowance or pocket money. All they have to do is sit back, relax, and wait for the payment to come in after uploading their designs to the sites!

Where to look?

  1. CafePress is a site offering unique and one-of-a-kind designs for a variety of merchandise on their gift shop. You can see a range of products such as T-shirts, coffee mugs and cups, tote bags, hoodies, photo prints, greeting cards, blankets, and more bearing a myriad of colorful designs.
  2. RedBubble takes pride in offering “awesome products designed by independent artists”. There are currently millions of unique designs featured in their gift shop, and the site takes care to emphasize how “money goes directly into a creative person’s pocket” per purchase made.

 

Sell hand-crafted items online

Sell hand-crafted items online

For those teens who prefer creating with their hands and crafting OOAK (one-of-a-kind) items as opposed to digital, easily-reproducible art, there are ways to make money from this endeavor, too. There will always be clients who are on the lookout for unique gifts that are not store-bought, and which have the patina and craftsmanship a factory-produced item can not achieve.

Where to look?

  1. Etsy is the best place to start an online shop specifically for hand-crafted items. After all, the site’s tagline is “If it’s handcrafted, vintage, custom, or unique, it’s from Etsy.”
  2. While it isn’t strictly a selling site, Instagram has become an unexpectedly successful platform for selling – mainly because of how easily products can be curated and with the helpful addition of hashtags.
  3. It’s also good to consider selling via eBay and Facebook Marketplace because these platforms also have handcrafted items in their selling categories.

 

Beta-test new websites

Beta-test new websites

Before successful websites are fully launched, someone has to make sure they are in good and navigable working order, first. That someone can be a savvy teenager who beta-tests website and gets paid for it.

Most of the jobs related to beta-testing do not require workers to report to an office at a specific time. So those who prefer home-based tasks only need to have a speedy and reliable Internet connection, a working laptop or PC with the required specs, and perhaps a webcam, microphone, or headphones.

Where to look?

  1. Intellizoom Panel, formerly known as WhatUsersDo, pays people to test websites in the comfort of their own home – definitely something teenagers can achieve in their spare time.
  2. UTest also provides applicants the chance to become paid testers as long as they meet what they call `unique requirements”.
  3. Another site worth visiting is UserFeel, which is a remote usability testing platform. Successful beta-testers will be paid $10 per finished test.
  4. BetaTesting, as its name implies, encourages early adopters from 18 years old and above to test new products, websites, apps, hardware, and more, then give feedback or report bugs to the clients. The site promises anywhere between $10 to $20 per completed task.

 

Provide online freelance services

Provide online freelance services

Teenage freelancers know how it is to take on jobs that are considered a one-off. They agree with the client on the terms and timeline, work on the task at hand, submit the work, revise as needed, then get paid for it. Easy as that!

Where to look?

  1. Mendr is an editing app where photo editors can help accommodate requests for photo enhancements, changes, and the addition of elements to client-submitted images. It’s perfect for those who love photo editing and have a knack for enhancing or augmenting pictures.
  2. UpWork and Fiverr are also noteworthy freelance marketplaces to try for a variety of skills and work experience.

 

Watch ads

Watch ads

Those teens who prefer passive types of online jobs can do so via the handy and practical video watching scheme. A lot of survey and rewards sites like GrabPoints, ZoomBucks, and others mentioned above often have them on their menu of ways to make some extra money. But there are also sites that specifically pay people just to watch ads and click on them!

Where to look?

  1. Jingit is one such site. Anyone who is 13 years or older can get paid to watch ads via this platform, and even for giving feedback via short surveys.
  2. Qmee is similar, though users are required to install their browser first before they can get paid for each ad they watch.

 

Transcribe documents and other text

Transcribe documents and other text

Transcription work transcends age – anybody with good hearing and know context clues can do it provided they have the time, patience, and inclination. But it’s also a good exercise for listening carefully, contextualizing things, becoming familiar with turns of phrases and accents, and being a fast typist.

Transcription work forms the backbone of many scripts, manuscripts, articles, important papers, and other literary or scientific publications. More importantly, it is something even a teenager can do!

Where to look?

  1. Quicktate provides call auditing and transcript solutions and constantly needs transcribers to meet client demands.
  2. Transcribe Me! Is a popular platform for transcriptions of all ages because of the promise of short and easy transcribing, plus flexible hours.

A fleshed-out section previously featured on this blog lists helpful tips and resources on audio transcription jobs. It also mentions the skills and tools you will need to become a successful audio transcriptionist.