Are you fluent in any foreign language? Being bilingual or trilingual can create an attractive money-making opportunity from the comfort of your home. You can find several online translation opportunities on freelancing platforms like Freelancer and Upwork.
You need to show your translation ability, either by providing previous work samples or passing a translation test. All these platforms offer multiple gigs that you can do simultaneously, and you can even become an all-time online translator.
Not all language translation gigs pay the same, as some languages are more popular or challenging than others. German is very popular because it’s one of the most common languages in the business world, and there are currently more than 130 million German speakers in the world.
France is another popular language, especially for business experts who want to expand their business operations in developing African countries. There are currently more than 300 million people who speak French, and more than 30% of them live in Africa.
Arabic is the first language in 22 states in the Middle East, with more than 274 million speakers around the world. It’s a difficult language to learn, but if you’re fluent in it, you’ll be translating several business and governmental documents.