The Top 20 Working from Home Ideas

Introduction

Working from home is great. Making money from home can be very pleasant for many reasons. But sometimes it also seems very difficult. Because how do you get work done at home? Through the internet you will find many different ‘companies’ that offer home work. Usually you will encounter the following type of work:

Packing work
Telephone work from home
Administrative homework
Assembly and assembly work
Test products
Participate in surveys

Throughout the years I have come to look at all of them. I had to register myself, sometimes pay money and then it was all kinds of work that was not fun at all. In addition, the earnings were not great either. I thought, “There must be a better way?”

And there is! If you are a bit creative you can also work from home, but in ways that you really like. To help you on your way, I have made a list of ideas to make money from home. Most ideas require a bit of entrepreneurship, but I believe everyone can learn that. Here are 20 of the top working from home ideas.

1. Selling homemade products

If you are creative and handy then you can sell your own creations. For example in a web shop or on websites like E bay. These can be drawings or paintings, but also homemade jewellery or clothing, wine etc. or anything you can create yourself.

2. Start blogging

With your own blog you write about topics that interest you. You can decide for yourself when you work on your blog. There are some websites that pay you for blogging, just find the one suited for you.

3. Accountant

Supporting self-employed people with their finances. Because you work from home and work independently, you can ask lower prices than a bookkeeper who works for a company.

4. Virtual assistant

Agenda management, correspondence, tracking of social media channels. These are just a few activities that a Virtual Assistant could perform. You support entrepreneurs and take on a number of tasks so that they can concentrate on the work they are good at. 

5. Professional photographer

Is your hobby making photo’s, then why not make money with them? With this you can really go in all directions. For example, you can think of:

wedding photos
pregnancy shoots
festivals / events
selling nature photos on photo websites

6. PC repair

Helping people by doing small jobs on their computer. Such as removing superfluous programs / malware or replacing parts. Many people have a computer, but have little understanding. And not everyone has a handy neighbor who can solve the problem just as quickly for them.

7. Hairdresser at home

This can be as luxurious as you want. You can have a special place built at your house, but you can also just cut your customers at your kitchen table. You can also go to people’s homes who can not or do not want to come to the hairdresser’s shop. Think of older people or mothers with young children.

8. Nail studio

Treat your clients with a complete range of nail and hand care

9. Making cakes / cupcakes

For birthdays or other special occasions (such as weddings / births) people find it wonderful to be able to serve a special cake made for them. There is always a demand for tasty and personalised cakes. Offer something unique that suits you. If you want to make money with this, word of mouth is very important. So make sure that your customers tell the good news about your arts!

10. Freelance writer

If you are a good writer and thus love it, write articles for magazines or websites.

11. Write a business plan

More and more people want to start for themselves. Help people realize their dream by supporting them with writing a business plan for their own business.

12. Write and sell e-books

If you have so much to say that it can fill an entire book you can of course also write an e-book. Make sure you write something that people would like to pay for. Think of problems that you have solutions for. You can sell your e-book via your website or via amazon.com. If you have written a great e-book, you can also set up a program where others sell your book on their website. For that you give a little commission.

13. Become a childminder

If you love children, childminder is the ideal way to work at home. A childminder is someone who receives children for an hourly rate. A kind of shelter at home. It is important that you have enough space and that you have the right diplomas. You need to find out what is required in your area.

14. Purchase products and sell at a profit

You can do this via a web shop or via other websites such as E-bay and Amazon. Buy things cheaply through abroad in large quantities and then sell it with profit. Think for example of hobby stuff, fabrics, etc.

15. Consultant

Do you have the expertise? For example, do you know a lot about marketing or education? Use your knowledge as a consultant and earn money from home with consultations. Create advertising in the neighborhood and via your own website.

16. Provide cooking workshops

One of the nicest ways (I think) to make money from home. Of course you have to leave the house to give the workshops, but you can do all the other work at home. Do you make a party out of cooking?  Then this is for you.

17. Music lessons

Music lessons in a center is often very expensive. Perhaps you can offer this at a competitive price?

18. Party or wedding planner

Organising a party is not easy. Offer your services as a party planner and show people how easy you can make them. Also consider organising children’s parties. Or give someone an unforgettable wedding!

19. YouTube

Earn money with videos on YouTube. Create fun, funny, handy videos that people want to see. Then you can make money with the advertising YouTube puts on your video.

20. Own a website

Do you like to write? Within 10 steps you start your own website and you can write articles about all kinds of subjects. Making money with a blog is really possible. The easiest way to earn money in this way is through advertising and offering other people’s products. Earning money with a blog does require some patience and perseverance. Keep on writing useful and interesting things regularly, then the visitors come naturally. The more visitors, the more money you can earn.

My recommendation

I have tried to collect a number of working from home ideas as diverse as possible, so that many people can find the right option or options. It depends on each one of you to make them work properly. If you have any additional work from home opportunities, then please let me know.

But f you really want to make a living and a full decent income working from home than option 20 is the one to go for. Why? Because there is a community out there who will teach you step by step how to make money having an affiliate marketing business on the internet. Find out how they work here.

This one worked for me, as it is scam free, very reasonably priced and a sure way to success! Let me know if you have any questions and I will reply within  24 hours.

 

 

 

2 Replies to “The Top 20 Working from Home Ideas”

  1. You have some great work-from-home ideas here. My daughter is looking at starting her own craft business at home making things to sell. I hear that eBay is quite expensive to use as a selling platform. What other suggestions would you have for her? Would it be worthwhile her starting her own website?
    Regards,
    Megan

    1. Ebay is of course a great opportunity as you will be able to reach a lot of people. Your daughter can also start a website, but it should be a local one. You can choose a radius of so many kilometres around your place of stay. She will then need to promote her website with flyers, local newspapers etc.

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