The niche of tutoring from home is growing daily, why you see many companies offering opportunities to people to come and tutor via their platform.
Some people may enjoy teaching basically because they want to but most people are in the business of tutoring because of the money they can make from it.
Online tutoring may not be a nice source of income but it can pretty much uplift your finances as a cool side gig. For more help, this guide here.
What to know about tutoring online.
Tutoring online is time demanding to some extent and requires focus attention.
It is quite flexible as you are the one who sets the time, picks the dates that are convenient for you, and will allow you to work and cater to your family.
You don't have to stick to a set or rigid schedule and can be remotely done from home.
Below are ways to make money tutoring online
Firstly, you've to find relevant websites that or platform that offers teaching or tutoring opportunity. There are many out there, do your research and select what works best for you. Most online platforms don't need high-sounding degrees or diplomas, all they expect are the ability to answer and solve relevant questions.
You must choose a niche you want to belong to. There are many opportunities out there from teaching English to other Non-English speakers, tutoring school children in mathematics and other science subjects, assisting people on how to pass exams, and many others. Depending on your language skills and level of communication, you should be able to find something to work with from the above.
Work with the companies, website, and platforms as a corporate tutor. Many companies seek professional expertise (English Language) for their employees to meet the demands of society, especially when they hire new workers from other countries. They will need a tutor to prep them up to a professional standard already set. Though this is not as convenient as online tutoring, it is quite rewarding.
Work with more than one platform. It is okay to have a different account on each platform as this will allow you to earn more than the normal rates. Also, different platforms come with a different opportunity, so why not tap into that. But essentially, you should not overwhelm yourself, struggling to deliver on each of your niches is bad for you. Money is not an infinite resource it is a reward of value given.
Most tutors start with Youtube short videos, building an audience and also monetizing their values. From there they seek other platforms that have active learners such as Udemy, Teachaway, Coursera, CourseHero, VIPKIDS, and numerous others.
Lastly, if you had built a name and reputation for yourself as a reputable tutor, you may want to further the course of this by having your online school where you will hire other like-minded tutors to help out. You should know it wouldn't be as easy as it sounds, as you will need a functional website, hire other teachers like you or run things by yourself (which will be stressful), raise your brand awareness and marketing which requires lots of money.
It is very easy, convenient, and comfortable to make money tutoring online nowadays due to various enabling technology. All you need is to find your niche and your audience. Try different online platform and sticks to those that suit your needs. Grab your laptop and fill the world with your language and communication skills.
But make sure you are duly motivated to walk this path because will have to be stable, committed, and create value to last long in the market.