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Are you ready to be your own boss from home and enjoy its benefits?

From setting your own rates, choosing your own hours of work or taking a holiday whenever you like – you get the whole package.

I’m sure you like the sound of that.

I enjoy working from home as a blogger. It makes me a full-time income from home and I work as much as I like. It is a great form of passive income as I make money even on the weekends or on vacation.

Let’s look at all the different way you can make money from home, including blogging.

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Mom boss jobs where you are in charge. Want to start your own online business? Check out these work from home ideas

1. Blogging

I am starting this list with blogging, as I have tried and tested it myself and seen huge success with it.

I began my blog back in 2018 and have been making money from home since. It started with a few hundred dollars a month and less than a year later I was making a full-time income from home.

The investment with starting a blog is less, as you can begin one with under $100 a year. 

Bloggers make money from ads that are placed on their site and through affiliate marketing. Check out this post to learn all the different ways to make money blogging. It’s got examples to help you understand this better.


2. Virtual Bookkeeping

This is second on the list because it is currently one of the highest paying work from home job.

If you are good with numbers this is definitely a job worth trying as freelance bookkeepers can earn up to $60/hr.

As an online bookkeeper, you do not require previous bookkeeping or accounting knowledge or a degree. However, training is necessary to understand how the system works.

Here is a detailed guide on how you can become a bookkeeper from scratch, with the interview of a stay-at-home mom turned bookkeeper.

The job of a virtual bookkeeper is to handle financial transactions of small business owners. You will not need to worry about handling the taxes as well, as that would be the job for an accountant.


3. Proofreading Jobs

If you are a grammar nerd, you can earn anywhere between $37,000 – $60,000/year as an online proofreader. The job of a virtual proofreader is to check for grammatical errors and sentence structure in online content.

Most online business owners and bloggers require proofreaders to check content on their blogs, social media, emails or to make corrections on their ebooks or online course.

Here is a free proofreading training I recommend you check out. And here are some online proofreading jobs for beginners that are hiring.


4. Freelance Writing

As a freelance writer, you can work for online magazines, bloggers or online store owners to write posts for their business.

Freelance writers get paid per word. Usually, range from $0.08 per word and upwards. This is just a rough estimate and it can vary based on experience. Expert freelance writer Elna Cain has made $1,200 with just one post! She shares insider tips in her training Write to 1K where you learn how to make your first $1,000 as a writer.


5. Illustrator

If you have an interest in drawing, you can convert your paper drawings into digital art as an illustrator.

Illustrators can make a fulltime income from home, create personalised greeting cards, wedding portraits, business cards and ebook covers.

Check out this post on how to become an illustrator. In the post you will see how an illustrator is making $4,000 a month with this side gig.


6. Sell Websites

Did you know that you can create and sell websites for profit?

You can choose to either create your own website or buy someone else’s website and sell.

I have created two websites so far, and from personal experience, I can tell you it will only take you a couple of days to build a website from scratch. And if you are a good writer that can push out content regularly, you can have a content filled website in a month that’s ready to sell.

Jennifer Leach has been doing website flipping for 3 years now and is making a six-figure income from home.


7. Virtual Stylist

As a fashion stylist from home, you can provide virtual styling advice either one-on-one or in a group.

Stella and Dot or Cabi are the two best online platforms to start a career in styling from home.

You can choose your own hours of work and get paid commission if you are working with one of the styling companies.


8. Get Paid to Work on Pinterest

There is more than one way to earn on Pinterest.

One is through direct affiliate marketing, where you share affiliate pin images on Pinterest.

The next is working from home as a Pinterest Virtual Assistant.

If you are used to using Pinterest, you might already know how to open a Pinterest account and share pins.

As a Pinterest VA, you will be working with bloggers and business owners, in opening a Pinterest business account, creating and sharing pins that bring in website traffic. Pinterest VA’s get paid between $18-$35 an hour, and with experience, you can move on to become a Pinterest Manager earning over $50 an hour.

Gina Horkey’s training is highly recommended if you are are interested in starting this career.


9. Social Media Management

Social media managers are also well paid, with many earning a six-figure income based on experience.

A social media manager is someone who manages a companies social media accounts. It could be just one or all of them depending on what the company requires.

Usual tasks include creating promotional content and responding to comments left on social posts. The type of promotional content includes regular updates about companies products posts on their Facebook business page or content promotion on Instagram.

Check out this guide on how you can become a social media manager in less than 2 weeks!

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