So you have finally gotten the break you were yearning for, your yearly leave has been approved, and you and your friends have cleared your calendars for a lifetime trip. You need to get away from the hustle and bustle of work; you need to get away from the concrete jungle and unwind under a coconut tree in the Caribbean, see your family and friends in a faraway city or country, or better still go alone on a trip to rediscover yourself. What if you can do all these alongside making money as you travel? Awesome, right? Even if you get so hungover that you probably misspell Betsafe in Canada to “be safe in Canada,” you would still be able to make money.
Here are six ways to creatively make money while you travel:
The forex is the largest financial market globally, with over $5 trillion daily volume being traded 247, 5 days a week. The forex market can be traded from anywhere in the world. All required is an internet-ready device (PC or smartphone), an internet connection, a trusted forex broker, and your analytical skills of the forex market and voila, prepare to make money while you move from city to city.
Rent your house
Leaving your home locked may be right for safety, but you can also make money by giving out your house for rent while you are away on vacation or touring the world.
Selling goods and services online
The move of the marketplace from conventional brick and mortar stores to online stores have revolutionized the way people buy and sell products and services. You may not necessarily sell physical goods, but skills also. Computer programming, graphics design, digital marketing, etc. are all but a few of the skills that are in high demand.
Are you good at something, say, make waffles or home remedies to acne breakouts, or do voice-overs? You can teach this skill(s) online and get people to pay to learn from you. Some platforms are already in existence that will pay for your ability to teach skills online, such as Udemy.
The demand for exhilarating and exciting content has soared in the past couple of years. Travelling can be an excellent source of premium content. Behind every trip is a story, a story that can entertain and engage people. Telling this story in videos creates content that can attract followership and, in turn, create a source of money while on the road. Online content providers like YouTube will pay per number of views and interaction by users with your content. The more people view your content, the more money you can make. You’ll be surprised by how much YouTube has made people money in recent times.
There are companies scattered around the world that will pay huge bucks for high-quality photographs. Capturing your experiences on your journey can fetch a lump-sum of money; the little details of travel experiences are priceless. Trading these pictures for money is indeed a creative way to make money and show your creative genius as you travel.
Social media manager
Managing a social media account does not require a physical location most times. You can manage a social media account from almost anywhere in the world. This task will serve as a form of entertainment for you as you travel and also make you smile to the banks. Are you traveling, hiking, catching a bus, or cruising on a ship? Not a problem, as long as you have an internet connection.
Utilizing the internet while you travel will serve as the bedrock to make money and add value to society in a simple and yet professional way.