Saturday, August 31, 2013

5 Great Home Businesses Or Online Business For Stay-At-Home Moms

Does the idea of starting your own business from home sound appealing? Has finding the right one stumped you? Do you often think that if you could make money at home you would be one very happy person? Then read on and see how easy it is to make money with a home business.
Make Money with Your Interests
Everyone is born with a special gifts and talents that sets them apart from other people. Your mission is to figure out what that talent is and find a way to turn it into a business. For instance let's say you love dogs and pet sit for your friends in the summer when they go on vacation. Did you know you can expand on that and start your own pet sitting/doggy daycare business or even a dog walking business? I have even heard of a woman who made a business just cleaning up doggy poo in backyards of people who did not want to clean up after their own dogs. Who would have thought there was a market for that? If you're married you can get this job done after hubby gets home and takes his turn watching the kids.

What Are Your Hobbies?
Is your hobby taking pictures, gardening, candle making, painting portraits or herb gardening? These are all great home businesses just waiting to happen, and you don't necessarily have to produce these items to make money. Maybe you could start a newsletter on the subject of your hobby for others just like you. Maybe you could sell supplies to other hobbyists using affiliate marketing methods. Affiliate marketing is defined as selling a product or service owned by someone else for a commission. For example for your candle making business you sell candle wicks to your hobbyists from the craft store Michael's and when they complete their transaction, you get a portion of the proceeds. Maybe you could write a e-book on the subject of candle making and charge 15.99 for the book for instant download from a simple website. Once you start brainstorming you'll be surprised at all the ideas you will come up with. Sometimes the business for you is right in front of you; it's just hard to believe that someone would actually pay you to do something that comes so easily and naturally for you.