Ways To Make Money Working From Home

by WorkFromHome on November 6, 2011

With the continued growth of the Internet and an increasing trend by consumers to spend their money locally, it has never been easier to find ways to work from home. It takes hard work and determination to succeed, but earning an income in the comforts of your own home can be a very rewarding experience. Millions of people are doing it everyday by building upon something they love or utilizing their professional skills. Here are just a few of the ways that you too can make money working from home.

Sell Photographs Online

If you love photography and have a keen eye for detail, there is an expanding market for photographs online. There are numerous sites to which you can upload your photographs and be paid each time someone downloads one of your images. There are also many stock photo companies that will purchase your images outright.

Take Online Surveys

A growing number of market survey companies are now using online surveys to gauge customer feedback on products and services. These companies are willing to pay you for your opinions on a scale that ranges from a few cents to over $50 per survey. The higher paying online survey opportunities are often hard to find, but they do exist if you take the time to look for them.

Write Blogs

While blogging started out as an online way for sharing personal information with friends and family, it has now grown into a way for people to make good money. You can start as many blogs as you want around as many different topics as you can think of. The money from blogs is mainly generated through people clicking on the ads you place on your blog sites. Although the pay scale is usually only a few cents per click, the potential of having many click on your ads per day grows as you continue to increase the number of followers on your sites.

Freelance Writing

If you have good writing skills and talents, there are now numerous ways for you to make money online. There are many websites linking clients with freelance writers and newly opened online avenues for self-publishing and selling your manuscripts as electronic books.

Virtual Assistant

Through a combination of the continued downsizing of corporations and the expanding ease of communication over the Internet, there is now a rising market for virtual assistants. If you have good administrative skills this in a excellent way to make money working from home. There are numerous websites that can link you with the clients that need your services.

Customer Service Agent

Many large corporations are now using home-based customer service agents as their primary source for handling customer questions and reservations. These corporations are doing so to save on the expenses of office space and staff benefits. There are several online companies that you can apply to for these positions. The criteria and pay scale varies with each company, but it is predicted that there will be a growing demand for new work at home customer service agents.

Personal Concierge

Many people think that being a personal concierge is only something that is done for the rich and famous, but that is quickly changing. Being a concierge means that you will be doing things for people who don’t have the time or ability to do them on their own. It’s an exciting job because it may mean completing tasks that range from making dinner reservations to locating tickets for sold-out concert. And with the rising number of elderly, there is now an expanding need for those who are disabled to use the services of a concierge for completing tasks that they can no longer complete without assistance.

Scoop Poop

Yes, you read that right. There are many people who have home based businesses where they are making good money scooping poop for pet owners. It may not seem like the most glamorous of professions, but there are some people who are too busy or simply find it easier to hire somebody to do this job. To gauge the potential of this business, just notice the number of pets running free in yards the next time your drive through your community.

Make Candles

Candles are always in big demand, especially if they are unique in both aromas and designs. Even if you have no experience with making them, it is a fairly easy process to learn and something that can easily be done in the home. Once you have created candles that are of your own design, they can be marketed through the Internet, in consignment shops or at local farmers markets and festivals.

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