What to do during isolation

What to do during isolation

September 24, 2021

Millions around the world have lost their jobs and livelihoods due to the Covid-19 pandemic. There are many people who now find they are sitting at home and waiting for the pandemic to end. While the severity of Covid-19 has somewhat reduced, the need to fill hours of time at home with something productive and entertaining is high. 


You would be amazed to know there are countless sites that will pay you for your writing skills and provide a fun and productive way to spend your time. You don’t necessarily need to be the next Stephen King to become a successful writer. You don’t even need to write fiction novels!   

  • Academic sites

If you write well, you could be hired by various academic publications. These websites are always looking for subject experts in Science, Engineering, Maths, History, etc. 

You should have good writing skills and a good knowledge of the various styles, such as Harvard, APA, etc. 

  • Newsletters

Writing and publishing newsletters can also be a fun way to spend your time. You can write on any subject in your newsletter as long as it meets the content requirements. 

Writers monetize their newsletters when a reader clicks the former. Newsletters are basically a Click Per Pay business. You can consider writing newsletters on Substack and Twitter. Medium is also a good platform. 

Social Media 

Once you have crafted a winning piece of content, whether that’s an academic article, a newsletter, or even a blog post, take it to your social media. Social media is a crucial way to advertise your latest pieces of content. You can use social media more effectively by following these steps.

  1. If you are deeply into politics, write articles specific publications. Of course, you would have to meet the basic content requirements first. 
  2. Once published, put the link to your article on your Twitter or Facebook profile. 
  3. This way, you get more traffic to your profile. 

Online entertainment

Today, you can play a wide variety of games online. You can gamble online at sites such as allslotscanada.com. You can also participate in various e-sports and become an expert. Use your domain knowledge to educate others and make money. 

In fact, there are hundreds of YouTubers who teach the right skills on e-sports, etc. As a YouTube influencer, you can earn thousands of dollars monthly. Read this ZEE News article on top Indian YouTubers who earn money per month. 


This is yet another revenue source for many people at home. Podcasting is basically the art and science of broadcasting yourself through audio files. You can say podcasting is quite similar to YouTube, except that in the former, there are no visuals. 

Podcasting is completely new to some people, but you can take it up by reading this article. Podcasting is a fun and innovative way to spend your time productively and to share your knowledge on specific subjects. Popular podcast genres include true crime and comedy podcasts. 


Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 45 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.


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