Anyone doing online tutoring?

Discussion in 'General Advice' started by perlette, Jun 21, 2008.

  1. perlette

    perlette New Member

    Hello, I've been wanting to give tuition online. Anyone has the experience? I'm staying in Singapore.
  2. aplina

    aplina New Member

    what kind are you offering. it would be nice to know what you are best at.
  3. perlette

    perlette New Member

    Hi, I've just got my M.Sc in Bioinformatics & thinking of further study early next year, so I don't want to pursue full time career yet. I love to teach & it'll be great if I can do it from home since I'm also recently got married..
  4. ShawnNelson

    ShawnNelson New Member


    Yes! You can do it online! But it depends on what you need to be effective. I do webinars (trainings) online with people around the U.S.

    I usually present my information using a PowerPoint presenation, by demonstrating various steps live, showing results of past actions to reinforce the content as well as taking questions.

    It's going to come down to how you would like to present your content. Then finding the right tool to help you to achieve your goal.
  5. pcwork

    pcwork New Member

    There are a lot of companies hiring people for online tuitions in different subjects, some hire only for English tuitions
  6. Thugfried

    Thugfried New Member

    There is a market out there for online tutoring. Going it alone, or rather on your own terms, is definitely an option, but there may be times when you're having trouble finding clients (that depends on how vigorously you market your services).

    Selling your services through another site might keep your workload at a better pace, but you also loose control over the cost of your services and maybe even your hours to some extent.

    There really is no wrong way to go about it. Good luck with tutoring by the way [​IMG]
  7. Homeboy

    Homeboy New Member

    You might want to check out a site called

    You can sign up as an expert in a particular subject, and you'll be paid for answering questions from people.

    The times are totally flexible too, you just log on whenever you have a free moment and wait for someone to ask a question. If they like you're answer, you'll be instantly paid for it.
  8. opendoorinspect

    opendoorinspect New Member

    "Tuition online" Quite impressive. Regarding for what? Can u explain in detail?
  9. jpolito830

    jpolito830 New Member

    What is your specialty and what area of interest are you looking to get into here?
  10. danedormio

    danedormio New Member

    Hi perlette,
    It's been a while since this thread was active, have you made any progress with online tutoring? It would be interesting to see what you have come up with, if so.

    I don't think it matters what your subjects are, if it's taught in school students need help with it. I've recently been searching for ways to tutor online, and have found several good sites, but some are better than others, of course. is a good site, and it has a "homework expert" section you can list yourself in, but there are other similar sites that are dedicated to student questions, like and There are other sites that will help you set up an online tutoring business, but these have the benefit of allowing for occasional, casual participation. If you aren't looking to create an entire tutoring business for yourself these can allow you to informally provide help to students and get paid for it.
  11. luis23

    luis23 New Member

    Tutoring is great, for different things.

    You only need to put your time.

    You won't need to expend on buying thing to sell, because you are selling your knowledge, and nobody sell you that.

    If you create good tutoring classes, you can keep your own money machine for the rest of your life.

    Check what steve pavlina is doing.

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