If I had the time, I imagine I would be rich with all of the work from home
ideas running through my head. However, my calling to homeschool my kids limits me from doing some of these top ten ideas for making real money from home. Instead of falling for some of the work from home frauds that will take your money and still leave you jobless, try some of these ideas.
Number 10 idea for making real money from home: artist for hire *
Put together a portfolio and offer your services to the public. You can illustrate for book writers or greeting card companies. You can paint murals on walls. You can create logos or other art for businesses. You can sell completed art at art and craft fairs. Let your talent dictate your income.
Number 9 idea for making real money from home: Freelance writing *
Offer your services as a freelance writer to anyone who needs it. You can find clients on the INTERNET (do not pay anyone to help you find leads). If you know anyone starting a business, you can offer services to him or her. To get started, you just have to let people know that you are a good writer and your services are available. Many websites like Craigslist has regular ads seeking writers.
Number 8 idea for making real money from home: Private Coach
For a parent who wants their child to excel in a sport or other competition, you can use your unique talents to become their private coach. Some of the disciplines where you can be a private coach are children’s pageants, sports from baseball to gymnastics, chess, spelling bees or any other areas that involve competition.
Number 7 idea for making real money from home: Child tutoring
Everyone is good at some subject. Choose your favorite and offer private tutoring. Teach math, language, history, art, or any other subject where a child or adult may need help.
Number 6 idea for making real money from home: Music Lessons
If you can play any music instrument well, offer to teach local children in your home. People are willing to pay more, if you can travel to their home. If you can do a different neighborhood a day, you will maximize your income potential.
Number 5 idea for making real money from home: Dry cleaning delivery
Work with your favorite dry cleaner to get bulk dry-cleaning rates. Then offer a free pick up and delivery dry cleaning service for all your neighbors. If it cost them no more than before, they will jump on it. Your pay will come from the discounted difference you get from the dry cleaner. You could work just two days a week (pick up Monday, deliver Wednesday) and make plenty of money.
Number 4 idea for making real money from home: Mobile Laundry service
Are you good at washing and ironing? This work from home job is especially good for moms with kids. Set your delivery and pick up time for when you are child free. Then wash, fold, and iron clothes for people willing to pay. All you need is a washing machine and dryer. If you can install a second set somewhere in your home, you can do more volume and make more money. Just remember to consider your water and electricity bill when you are setting your rates.
Number 3 idea for making real money from home: Become a person or gal Friday
There are many busy business executives you your community. They manage multi million dollar corporations, but do not have the time to manage their own lives. Have them send you their to-do list, which may include standing in lines, shopping, buying gifts, and taking care of their personal calendar. You can make a brochure detailing the items you are willing to do. Working for one or two people will surely make a decent income. If you give each person one day a week, you could work four days, charge $100-$150 a day, and make a large profit
Number 2 idea for making real money from home: Start a grocery delivery service
Use internet bulletin boards to advertise that you are willing to shop for people who cannot get out for a 10 or 15 percent surcharge. This is less than people tip waiters and servers, but if you shop for two or three people at one time; you can make $25-$20.00 and hour, and get your own groceries at the same time.
…And the Number 1 idea for making real money from home: Write for Associated Content *
It is a good part time income. If you are eloquent to write 10 articles a day, you could even pull a full time income. The average top writer produces approximately five articles per day.
* These Ideas of course can be combined to add up to a full time income. I personally do the three items that have the asterisk.