At some point in our lives, we always lookout for means to earn extra money from home. Everybody loves the idea of extra money from the comfort of their homes, especially students, stay home moms or people who are yet to get a job.
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Here are additional nine ideas to consider if you are searching for ways to make money from home,
1. Start an online business
You do not need a physical store to start your business. Whatever line of business you want to venture into, the best place to start is online. Most of the striving businesses online do not have a physical store. Start small. Create a name for yourself and maintain credibility. It will take effort, but there are many different routes you can go. Do research on the cheapest delivery method and work towards giving your client an exceptional customer service.
2. Sell off or Rent your clothes/items online
Majority of us have clothes we worn in a long time, and electronic gadgets, furniture etc that we have no use for. Rent or sell off this items. If you have lovely dinner gowns, you can create an online platform where people involve in pageantry can reach out and rent the gown for an event or for a photo-shoot.
If you love kids, I mean really love kids, then put up posters and print flyers to advertise your business. First, you have to make sure that your place is safe enough to accommodate kids. By this I mean you have to lookout for some home gadgets or anything that might put the kids in harm’s way and get right of it. Also, get people to stand as a guarantor for you and also get your business registered as well as a police report stating that the kids will be well taken care of; as this gives parents a sense of security before trusting the safety of their kids in the hand of a total stranger.
4. Become a freelance writer or Proofreader
Freelancing is another means to increase your income. As a freelance writer, you can work from the comfort of your home or office. You can write for a blog, newspaper, and magazine or help proofread written work. Are you good with design, graphics, marketing, and web programming, then freelancing is also for you. You can work as a technical freelancer. Reach out to organization or firm that might require your services or lookout for job ad and apply.
5. Become a delivery rider or driver
Almost every business, large or small do deliveries. Got a bicycle, motorbike or car? What about a Smartphone? Then you should consider doing deliveries for businesses that might need your services. Social media is a great platform to market yourself. Reach out to businesses around you, and volunteer your service. Mind you, your price should not be way over the roof, as you might lose to other delivery companies.
Ever heard of dropshipping? This is another great way to make money. Dropshipping is a retail fulfillment method where a store doesn’t keep the products it sells in stock. Instead, when a store sells a product, it purchases the item from a third party and has it shipped directly to the customer. As a result, the merchant never sees or handles the product. So many businesses are in need of dropshippers. Read more about dropshipping and you’ll be glad you did.
7. Website/Logo/Graphic designer
Are you knowledgeable in graphic, website or logo design? Then, you honestly do not need a 9 to 5.designing website and logo is quite expensive. I remember paying someone to help me build an Ecommerce website, brand logo and graphics, believe me, it is way expensive. What you need to start is just your laptop. Though, there are some mobile app that you can work with, just be willing to pay for the app.
8. Product review
This is particularly for people who have a huge social media following. So you have followers on Instagram, twitter, Facebook etc. the next thing to do is look out for means to make money off your following. Find a way to reach out to brands, review some products in your shelf, this way, prospective clients will know whether or not you are fit for the job. Don’t just post pictures, crave for likes and not earn anything.
Networking is the new and trending profitable business. So many networking platforms are springing up every day, from oriflamme, to Norland, to Longrich etc. look up the one you feel is more profitable to you and register. All you need to network is a mobile phone connected to the internet. This is not only a way to make money but also to save money. If you look at it in a different way then you are making money with every purchase you would have made anyway, whether it be 10% or 0.5% cashback.
Do you want to earn money from home? Then feel free to try out any of the ideas listed above. Have any pressing questions, drop them on the comment section. Don’t forget to subscribe and stay updated for more ways to make money from home.