The COVID-19 pandemic brought with it many consequences, not only in terms of health. Also the economy of the people was seriously affected: many were left without jobs and therefore without a source of income; There are hundreds of businesses that have closed their doors and the crisis that most countries are going through is worrying.
If this is your case and you ran out of income to pay for your basic needs such as house, food, electricity, water, among others. We give you a series of options that you can consider before resorting to going into debt with a loan or using credit cards as if it were ‘extra’ money, which later would only complicate your financial situation.
How can you make money?
There are several options to generate money, times of crisis always invite us to discover or develop new skills that perhaps we did not exploit to the fullest.
A good option is online sales of services or products, if you do not know how to start, we give you some tips to facilitate the process.
Think about what you can sell
What product you are going to offer, if you are good at preparing meals or desserts it is time to develop those skills to the maximum, you can also sell clothes in good condition that you no longer use, it is a matter of checking your wardrobe to that you find something that is surely worth it.
Giving classes online, offering plumbing, carpentry, electricity, painting services, online consultations, everything is valid, if you have extensive knowledge of any of these topics you can surely take advantage of it to earn some money and be able to pay your personal expenses.
The second point that you have to take into account is where you will offer your services or products, social networks have become an excellent way to do so, we recommend creating a profile or page to promote your services since that will give you more support and credibility.
On Facebook you can find many options for your services or products to have more reach, for example, you can make publications in specialized groups or Market Place, currently this social network has different options that can be of great help to generate income.
There are also pages specialized in online sales, which can be of great help to advertise your products, although the procedure is a bit more complicated, the endorsement and well-positioned name of these pages can be of great help to attract buyers.
Whichever medium you choose to advertise, the most important thing that will help you attract customers is to make clear publications, if you can add photographs of what you offer to make the product or service more attractive