Internet Work Opportunities for Zimbabweans

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With our struggling economy and continuously declining work opportunities, it’s up to us now more than ever to become creative when it comes to gaining employment.

According to this report by GSMA, a worldwide network of mobile operators, 61% of the world’s population will be connected to the internet by 2025, a staggering 41.8% increase over the 2017 internet population.

This is great news for us as a nation as it means we no longer have to rely on old methods of gaining employment but we have new access to the world-wide market.

  1. Become a Social Seller

With zero to none start-up costs, social selling has become the next best thing. A social seller creates relationships as part of the selling process and with the use of social media and other online market places such as OmniBazaar and MarketHive that integrate blogging, chatting and messaging systems social selling has never been easier and what better way to make money than when you are in full control?

See our Digital & Social Selling course that can set you on the right path –

  1. Become a Freelancer

Freelance work is a chance to not only be your own boss but to offer your services to a world-wide audience! With lots of online platforms such as Fiverr , Freelancer or 99Designs to help you find your next client, whether your a graphic designer, writer or a web developer there’s a client waiting for you.

  1. Become an Affiliate Marketer

*Affiliate Marketing*

“A marketing arrangement by which an online retailer pays commission to an external website for traffic or sales generated from its referrals.“

Once you have a high traffic website, you can use it for performance-based advertising to promote third-party products or services on your website, for which in turn you receive a commission.

A big company that generates humongous amount of revenue through Affiliate Marketing is Amazon, with Jeff Bezos the founder now becoming the richest man on earth continuously shattering his own record.

The great news is that working online, means you have unlimited earning potential so you’re not limited to that $100 you’re getting for transport, you can work at your own pace, at your own time and the best of all you can tailor your work around your passions whether you’re into interior design or music, as your audience is out there.

Now that you know some of the work opportunities waiting for you online, what are some of the platforms that you are already on that you can leverage?


More than 1 billion people are active on Facebook and with the right digital marketing tools and analytics you can track and target the right audience for you. Here you can you continuously grow your market and speak to your client and your customers on a one on one basis.


LinkedIn is a fast-growing professional application with 500 million + users. This is a great tool to use as your online CV to network and grow your professional sphere.


Twitter has a fast growing young entrepreneur audience and this platform is great for peer to peer engagement as well as chatting to and talking to other industry leaders in your chosen field.

Digital Marketing has made it easy for anyone to start their online business or improve their career prospects.


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