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How college students can make money during quarantine

Currently, we are going through hard times due to the COVID-19 pandemic and having the quarantine. Employers have to downsize employees or send them on leave at their own expense, and distance work is at its peak popularity. HR experts are convinced that quarantine has its advantages—you can find a new distance job, combine your work with part-time activity, or even take online courses and get a new profession. Keep on reading and find out how to make some extra money during the quarantine.

Social Networking

Students have profiles almost in each social network. The promotion of your group or personal profile is the most realistic option. That is, to become an SMM-manager. To succeed in it, you had better take a little training to learn all the peculiarities of this profession. All materials are available for free viewing. A good SMM-manager is always in demand, as each company has a profile on the Internet, and it has to be promoted. The companies are interested in a person who will update the information in their groups, catch and hold users’ attention and communicate with potential clients. Besides, you will reply to customers’ questions, for example, “Is speedypaper trustworthy?” or “What benefits will they get?” and encourage people to make reposts and choose colorful pictures and imagines.


It’s one of the most profitable ways of software marketing. There are a lot of affiliate programs, but you need to have your own blog, website, or group on a social network to participate in these programs. The more website attendance is, the higher income you will get from affiliating. Your task is to negotiate with a store, online courses, or other services about placing on your resource, in your group links to their goods or services. When a user makes a purchase or use services, you will get negotiated earlier payment. The level of your income depends on the conditions of affiliate programs and the number of your blog’s visitors or groups’ members.

Operator PC

If you have a basic knowledge of PC, this activity will be useful for you. You will need to type text, transferring it from the handwritten documents to the Word format. You have to be attentive and disciplined, meet the deadlines, and estimate your potentials as your employers might not pay you partially if you don’t implement the terms.

Online Tutoring

You can teach both children and adults. Of course, you need to have substantial knowledge in a particular subject to exceed your potential student, and your Internet connection has to be stable. Besides, it’s important to find common ground, explain the material clearly, and be patient. At first, it might be difficult to find students, and you can try to look for them through your friends, but then if everything works out, you will be able to prove yourself as an excellent tutor. How to understand if you are a good teacher? If your students stop wondering, “Who can write an essay for me for money?” and do your assigned tasks themselves, it means you have success as a tutor.

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