Five Businesses a Mum Can Start from Home
The life of mums is so difficult that it would take books to describe fully.
However, we can’t let troubles get in our way of success and dreams. Just because you have more responsibilities now doesn’t mean you should give up on all other aspects of your life.
You can’t work a full-time job, but you can start a business of your own and run it from home. This way you can choose your working hours and earn at least as much as a job. As long as you have a credit cards and a sharp mind, nothing can get in your way. Here are a few ideas to help you get started.
Start a Blog
The easiest and cheapest thing you can do is start a blog of your own. You only need to buy a website and a domain name if you already have a computer. It won’t cost more than $100 to start a blog.
Decide a niche and get someone to make you a website. Choose one thing that you are an expert at and start writing about it.
As you start getting people on your website to read your blogs, you start to get advertisements. You should also learn the basics of digital marketing to promote that blog.
Can You Sell a Product?
You can also make an e-commerce store and index a variety of products to sell. If not that, you can start using affiliate marketing to sell other’s products and get a commission on it.
This also doesn’t require much investment. You just need to make sure that your website ranks on Google for relevant user searches.
If you have a shortage of money, see these options for personal loans. It will easily get you enough investment to start an online store.
Become a Consultant
Is there something that you know a lot about? Something that you know better than most people? It could be about teaching motherhood, painting, or exercising.
You can become a consultant and call them to your home for consultancy. They will pay you per hour for your services. You can choose the hours because they will call to get an appointment.
Now the question is how you will get people to contact you for consultancy.
Create a social media channel and start sharing good advice. Next, do some paid social media advertising; you can get started for as low as $5 and reach your target audience.
Freelance Writing or Designing
If you have any skills such as writing or designing, you can start offering it on platforms such as UpWork and Fiverr.
They need all levels of skills, from beginners to experts. Beginners are, of course, paid less, but there is also more work for them.
If you have space, create a garden in your home.
You can start selling organic vegetables from your home; people will pay extra for that. In addition, you can also sell plants and provide consultancy about gardening once you become an expert.