This is a guest post from one of our readers.
If you are planning to drive around Australia, you may not have the luxury of being able to fund the whole experience without having an income. This does not need to be a problem. There are many different ways that you can make money while on the road. In this blog post, we are going to take a look at some options in further detail.
Use Skype to your advantage
There are many different ways that you can use Skype to make some money. So long as you have an Internet connection, Skype makes it possible to make money no matter where in the world you are. Some of the different ways people use Skype to make money include acting as a business consultant, singing teacher, academic tutor, intuitive healer, life coach, and online therapist. Essentially, you can give coaching or therapy sessions via the Internet, and this is a great way to make money while you are travelling.
Set up an estore
Another way to make money online while travelling is to set up an e-store. All you need is the right enterprise ecommerce software and you are good to go. Shopify is a great choice for this, as you can make the most of their dropshipping platform. You may think that managing an e-store while on the road is impossible because you cannot manage inventory. However, with dropshipping, you do not need to. Instead, you will make connections with companies who will send the products for you, meaning you do not need to store them or send them.
There is no denying that more and more people are deciding to work from home today, and this has resulted in a flourishing freelance market. This is something you will be able to make the most of while you are travelling. There are many websites today where people post the jobs that they need to be completed. This includes jobs across various disciplines such as admin, writing, design, social media marketing, video creation, and much more. Not only is this a great way to make money while travelling, but you can easily adapt this form of working to suit your travels, i.e. you can take on more work during quiet days and then not work as much when you’re busy exploring.
Become an online teacher
Last but not least, there are also sites that have been set up for students and teachers. Don’t worry; you do not need to be a professional. Essentially, if you have got something to teach, you can connect with people who want to learn. There are many ways you can conduct lessons, i.e. via Google Hangouts, Skype, or any other platform you see fit. Popular categories include WordPress lessons, teaching another language, and singing lessons. However, there is something for everyone. So there you have it: some of the different ways that you can make money while you are driving around Australia. We hope you have found something that appeals to you!