Do you know that its’ possible to earn money while you are at home? Do you know that you can earn as much as 6 figures even you only stayed at home? Here is the list of the top 5 ways to earn money at home. You can do or make as a side hustle that will give you an additional earnings even without stepping outside your house.
Start your blog
Yes! You can earn by starting your blog. Blogging has been around over 20 years ago and there was a great transformation in the blogging industry since the early 2000s. 2003 when Google introduced “AdSense” which makes anyone monetize their blog and start earning from blogging.
The good thing here is, you don’t need to spend a lot of money to start blogging. There are free sites that you can use for your blogging journeys like blogspot.com, wordpress.com, and wix.com. However, it’s better to have your self-hosted website which you can have all the privileges and rights on your contents. You can start as low as less than 3 dollars per month for your self-hosted blogging websites.
However, blogging is not for everyone. Blogging is for those who love writing and have patience in creating creative and valuable content.
Tip: Before you decide to start blogging, ask yourself first if you are willing to dedicate yourself to it because it takes time, patience and dedication before it can start earning a decent amount of money.
Start your online store
Who loves shopping online? A pair of new shoes, new collections of outfits for the season or collectible items you love can be now purchased online. Online selling is now a trend, so why not start your online store too.
You can start your online store by selling the old stuff that you can’t use anymore but in good condition. You can start selling your piece of art or the best food dessert that you always love to make. Or you can build your online clothing store, general merchandise or drop shipping online business.
Social media can be the best medium for a low-cost online store. You can create your online store page for free and start posting your products or services.
Tip: Complete your online store setup whether it’s on social media or your self –hosted website. Aside from selling quality products and providing the best service, make sure to have a good engagement with your customers.
Start joining Paid Surveys
Companies are willing to pay for joining their surveys. Though the earning is not that much, it is a good sideline while you are at home. You can participate as many surveys as you want and you can answer it anytime like when you are watching TVs or while waiting for your laundry or even when you are waiting for your baked goods to cook.
Some of the most popular surveys you can participate are listed below and all of these are free to sign up:
- Inbox Dollars
- American Consumer Opinion
- PineCone Research
- My Soap Box
- Global Test Market
Tip: Just be careful in joining any surveys. Once the site is asking for you to pay to participate in any surveys, leave that site immediately.
Become an online tutor
You can sell your knowledge and expertise online. You can become an online tutor and pay hourly or by classes.
You join websites that offer tutorial-like Udemy or opt to become an English tutor which is the most in-demand today. You can create your educational classes that are relevant to your expertise. Some of the classes you can offer are cooking class, music class, a dancing class or you can teach other languages.
If you go as an independent online tutor, make a plan to set yourself different and better from the rest. Make your classes more unique, fun or interesting. It is also good if you can make it more personal and engaging to your target audience.
Tip: Plan it well, schedule your classes in advance, and offer a good price.
Start your digital career as an Online Freelancer or Virtual Professional
Have you heard the word online freelancing before? How about Virtual Professional or Virtual Assistant? If you don’t have any ideas yet, here’s a brief explanation:
Online freelancing, virtual professional or virtual assistant are all digital careers. A digital career is a path created by those who want to build a profession using online tools.
There are a lot of opportunities you can have in this digital age which includes remote jobs and freelancing jobs. You can work at home or anywhere you want as long as you have your laptop, internet connection or even your Android or IOS mobile phone.
Some of the jobs you offered online that you can take are administrative assistant, social media managers, graphic designer, web designer, consultancy or mentorship and more. And good thing is, it has good learning opportunities. You can earn from 5 dollars up to 50 dollars per hour or 500 dollars to 10000 dollars a month.
Tip: In building your digital career, knowledge in not enough. You should invest in skills training too to stand out from the rest.
These are the top 5 ways to earn money at home. You can make it your side hustle or your main source of income. In your opinion, which of the list above works on you well? Share it with us in the comment box below.