It is often not possible for many people to sustain a 9 to 5 job culture outside of their homes. The reasons can be various; it might require a lot of daily commuting that they hardly get any time at home, then there are mums of infants and toddlers who would want to be financially independent but at the same time do not want to stay away from their young kids for the entire day. There are retired senior citizens who are not used to sit idle at home and want to still have some income for themselves.
Here are 10 ways to earn right from the comfort of your couch.
1. Home Chef
Have a natural flair for cooking or baking? This is the job for you. All you have to do is tie up with a home food delivery app. You can then display your day’s menu on the app and start getting orders. The delivery is usually taken care by the provider of the mobile app.
2. Content Writer
If you love writing, you can take up a freelance writing project. There are several websites which introduce you to the prospective clients. For example, PeoplePerHour, Freelancer, Upwork, etc.
3. Gift Packing
You can always use your creative and design ability to decorate gift baskets as a business. You would definitely require a help or two during the peak wedding season. This would be the perfect time to start this kind of a business. All you would need is a little variation in style and a weekly visit to the market for buying decorative material.
4. Online Tutor
You can become an online tutor in the subject of your choice. This way you can teach students over the video conferencing sessions. The only drawback is that you might have to work according to the students’ time zone.
5. Web Developer/Designer
If you have the necessary skills to design a website, then nothing like this. This is one of the highest paying jobs that you can get working from home. You can take up projects through the freelance websites and even hire other web developers to work for you.
You can start your own website or blog and earn through Google AdSense or WordPress ads. Moreover, you can showcase other websites products on your website and earn a lot through affiliate marketing.
Know several languages? You can always take up translation jobs that require you to translate text from one language to another.
8. Resume Writing
If you have a knack for writing professional and good looking resumes, you can take up the task of writing a resume for other people.
9. Online Selling
You can sell your goods through various websites such as Amazon, Flipkart, etc. or even open your own website to sell goods and services.
10. Virtual Assistant
This job is the same as the office job, the only difference being that it is done from home through internet and phone. You can earn per hour on the basis of your skillset.
Thus we see that there is no dearth of options for people interested to start working from home. The best thing about it is up to you to take up as much work as you want. Moreover, there is no limit in growing in the field of the choice that you choose. So with these, you can manage a full-fledged career without stepping out of your home.