There is no career that is more rewarding than that of stay-at-home moms. Watching your kids grow, taking them to school, helping them with their homework, playing with them, cooking for them is a great responsibility, and it is also work that gives you great pleasure. But as a stay-at-home mom, there are several hours a day when you find yourself with a plenty of free time, especially when the kids are at school or playing outside.
Many moms spend their free time by doing Yoga, having lunch with friends, watching TV shows and so on. We are not saying this is wrong, but wouldn’t it be so much better if you could spend your free time more profitably and add on to the family income by running an online business?
The great thing about online business is that all you need is a fast internet connection and a laptop – that’s it! There are several online business opportunities out there, and you will find excellent information about them here on our website. Let us discuss very briefly some of the online business opportunities to give you some idea of how you can make money online as a stay-at-home moms.
Sell on eBay!
One of the best ways to get started with making money online as a stay-at-home moms is to sell stuff on eBay. The great thing about selling on eBay is that it is so easy to get started. Anybody can do it, and you can begin by selling the Barbie dolls that your child no longer needs, or your husband’s vintage baseball card collection. The idea is to sell your old stuff and make some money initially and then build your eBay business gradually, by buying inventory from China (such as mobile phone accessories) for cheap and selling them for a higher value your country. Many women make thousands of dollars each month trading on eBay, so this is something you should look at.
As stay-at-home moms, you will have a plenty of time on your hands. Why not use the time to write books? You have probably always fancied yourself as a writer. With Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing and other self-publishing sites such as Smashwords, anybody can write books. If you are good at it, this can create an excellent source of income for you. But you will have to do some research on the most profitable topics. There are many books on Amazon that instruct you on writing eBooks for money, perhaps you would like to have a look at some of them.
Offer SEO services
You have probably heard of SEOs and how much money they make. You probably think that a career as a search engine optimization is beyond you. Not really, anyone can become an SEO professional, you just need to do a lot of reading on core SEO concepts and join an SEO training course, if there’s one in your city. Once you pick up the basic SEO skills, you can strike out on your own as a freelance SEO professional or work for an SEO firm from home itself.
Try Your Hand at Affiliate Marketing
As an affiliate marketer, you will sell products and services belonging to other companies on your website. For example, if you have a book review blog, you can become an Amazon affiliate and sell books. Or you could start a blog that offers advice on home improvement and sell homecare products. What’s important is to have a certain familiarity and expertise on the products you’re selling.
Stay-at-Home Moms: Sell On Your Own Website
This is for those of you who are really ambitious as Stay-at-Home Moms. You can buy exquisite antique jewelry from Africa, computer accessories from Taiwan, beautiful handicrafts from India and sell them on your own website. You can imprint great designs on T-shirts and sell them for a higher price online. If you have great artistic ability, you can sell your paintings and sculptures online. The world is your oyster!