A lot of people would love to think about working at home but don’t see how it can be possible. However with the way the world is now making money while at home couldn’t be easier. People are spending more and more time online, spending more time on there and it’s where they receive the majority of their influences so it’s not a surprise that the earning potential has risen. Have a look at some of the ways you can earn an income from home.

Youtube

If you have something worth sharing or saying to a readily available audience then youtube is the place for you. If you are able to build up a following from vlogging (video blogging) then you will be able to take advantage of an affiliate network or adverts that will give you ask to customized banners, adverts and offers for your viewers. The more of a following you have the higher your earning potential becomes.

You may even be able to build up a reputation with companies who will choose you to be an ambassador and have a constant flow income from them. Bear in mind that a lot of people try to get involved with Youtube and vlogging so it’s important to conduct some sort of market research to gather an idea of topics that will prove successful.

Use Your Skills

Have a think about any skills that you may have that you can share with the online community. You could always think about freelancing with tasks such as content writing, guest blogging, data warehousing or ghostwriting. It can be viable to make a whole living from freelancing work, but bear in mind at times it can feel a little like other people are benefiting from your creative work, but remember it’s enabling you to work from home and not have to leave for the office each day.

If you have skills that are based around the digital world then you may already be off to a good start, with things such as website templates, ready built webpages, and social media maintenance currently been a much sought after product or service. Another thing you could consider is tutoring via Skype, as English speaking tutors often prove popular.

Have An Online Store

Why not invest in some wholesale stock and give an online store a try. You can use platforms such as eBay to sell items and Amazon even has a service where they will store your stock and even deal with the delivery of it. Of course, to be able to this you are going to need to be able to invest a few funds to buy stock.

However, you could start off small and if you do your research you may be able to find products that are going to have an easy turnaround for your business. You could even use an online store to sell and creative products that you make, be that digital templates, something you’ve handmade or maybe even books you’ve written creating yourself a platform to sell these items would be a good idea.

Do you have any other ways to earn money from home? Please share them in the comments section below.

By Erica Buteau

Change Agent. Daydream Believer. Maker. Creative. Likes love, peace and Jeeping. Dislikes winter, paper cuts and war. She/Her/Hers.

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