Have you ever found yourself daydreaming about the day when you no longer have to report to your 9-5 job and can earn a great income working from home? Are you looking for a part-time work from home position? Dreaming of becoming a stay at home Mom or Dad? Working at a legitimate work from home job?
If so, then this post is just for you!
Expertise – Writing
If you have a knack for writing, here are some work from home jobs that may be perfect for you!
What is a blog? A blog is an online space where you can share your passions, interests, and expertise. Bloggers post informational articles and ‘how-to’s’ in an effort to provide entertainment or advice to their readers. There is money to be made in blogging once you have built your following. Bloggers can earn money through advertising, affiliate sales and by selling their own products or services.
Narrow down a few of your areas of expertise. If you are a great resume writer, consider offering those services. If you love to write and edit short stories and articles, you may consider offering copywriting services.
There are several reputable online freelance sites where you can promote your services. Fiverr is a great site for freelancers looking for work. You simply set up your online profile, include your areas of expertise and set your rates. People who are looking for your services can browse your profile and contact you to hire your services. Fiverr handles all payments and typically pays out via PayPal. If you are just starting out, Fiverr is a great place to build your portfolio and solidify your place as n expert in your field.
A virtual assistant provides support services to an individual or business from a remote location. VA’s provide a variety of services from general administrative tasks (think data entry) to complex tasks (like website building and email marketing). VA’s set their own rates and hours, and typically the more specialized your skills, the higher your hourly fees will be.
Expertise – Having An Opinion
Ebates allows you to earn money for shopping at your favorite stores. You simply create an account and start shipping. Ebates has a large variety of shops to choose from, so there’s a good chance that you’ll find your favorite stores listed. You can also install the Ebates app so that you can make purchases on the go.
Similar to cash back sites like Ebates, Swagbucks gives you rewards for shopping through their links. Swagbucks also allows you to earn money by taking surveys. The surveys typically take about 20 minutes to complete and you will earn Swagbucks for each, which you can turn into gift cards from your favorite retailers.
There are many survey sites that will pay you to take surveys. When setting up your profile with any survey site, it’s important to fill it out completely. Doing so will allow the company to send you surveys that match your needs and interests. Typically, the more surveys you take, the more surveys will be sent your way.
Typically, you will need to include your PayPal information in your profile so that you can get paid for your efforts. There are also some survey companies who will pay you via gift card or check.
- Pinecone Research (Potentially earn at least $3 per survey)
- Harris Poll (One of my most favorite sites)
- American Consumer Opinion Panel (There’s potential to earn around $150-$175/month)
- InboxDollar (Earn 2,000 points as a sign-up bonus)
- EarningStation ($10 bonus after 5 site sign-ups)
- Survey Voices (I was able to earn over $100 worth of prizes and gift cards)
- Opinion Outpost (Earn cash/gift cards)
- Vindale Research ($2.00 signup bonus)
- Swagbucks (One of my most favorite sites)
- Survey Club (Potentially earn at least $50 per survey)
Expertise – Sales
Affiliate marketing pays you for promoting products that you know and trust. You include a special link on your blog, which directs to the product site. The company then pays you when someone purchases that product through your link.
You can also check out my post on affiliate marketing here.
Many people are making a steady income selling products that they have created. Is design your thing? If so, creating logos, PDF’s, templates or other digital creations may be a great way to boost your income. Do you enjoy writing? Write and publish a book! Are you crafty? Start a business selling your creations. (T-shirts, mugs and tote bags are in demand right now.)
There are so many work-from-home options available to you. Some examples are: data entry work from home jobs, transcribing gigs, and much more. Get creative, think outside of the box and, most importantly, choose something that you love to do!
Do you know of any work from home jobs to earn money?