Top 3 Ways I Make Money from Home (and you can too!)

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Thinking working from home is an impossibility? Read on to find out how I do it and how you can too.

Whether you want to make a little extra money on the side or want to start an empire from your kitchen table, there are plenty of women looking to make money from home. There are many advantages to working from home. You get to have total control over your space and time.

If you find you work best sitting on the couch in your comfiest clothes, you can. Alternatively, you can always section of a part of a room or an entire room to become your home office and set up a desk with all of the supplies you need to be successful. 

The biggest benefit, of course, is being able to spend more time with your family. Many women don’t want to make the choice between being a great mother and wife and being successful. This is why working from home is becoming more and more popular. You won’t miss out on the big moments, and you’ll still be able to make enough money to support your family.

Here are the top three ways to make money from home that anyone can do!

#1 – Sell Space in Your Home

Do you have an extra bedroom that you don’t use? Do you have a finished basement that gets only minimal use? If you have extra space in your home, you can convert that space into a homestay, bed and breakfast, or even a rental apartment. Mother-in-law apartments (those extra apartments tacked on to some houses that have their own entrance) are a popular choice for people who want to make money from home.

If you don’t want to rent out your spare room on a long term basis, there are usually people looking for rental alternatives to hotels and motels, especially if they are visiting an area for an extended period of time. A homestay  is often ideal for discerning traveling tourists who want to experience the authentic nature of the destination they are visiting.  Homestay accommodations may also be ideal for people that are moving to a new area and need some time to settle in before they rent or buy a more permanent place.

Even just a simple bed and breakfast can be attractive, for both long term and short term visitors. Many travelers prefer the atmosphere that comes along with staying in someone’s home, rather than in an impersonal and expensive hotel. Even charging $100 a night makes your home far less expensive than most nice hotels and with lots of websites where you can post your ad for free, it will be easy to find customers.

#2 – Consulting

When most people hear the word “consulting,” they think of high-powered professional consultants that work with financial firms and other large, complicated companies. Consulting, in reality, simply means selling your knowledge and expertise to people who need it. If you are a skilled seamstress, you could consult others on how to improve their sewing or design skills. If you are an expert baker, you can teach others to make both basic and complicated recipes.

Think about what you know you do really well. How can you package that so that other people will pay you to share that knowledge with them? If you studied literature in college, you can set up a consulting firm that helps people develop their story and novel ideas, provides editing services, and even helps individuals write and send out inquiries to agents or publishers.

No matter what your skills are, there are ways to make them turn a profit. You have great stores of knowledge and incredible aptitudes. If you are not currently using that knowledge and those skills to make money, it’s time to start!

#3 – Affiliate Marketing

Because affiliate marketing sounds complex, many people will shy away from it, unless they already have experience in marketing. The truth is that you don’t have to have any marketing experience in order to make affiliate marketing work. The basic concept of affiliate marketing is this: consumers like to research different kinds of products before they buy. They also like to hear about products from sources that they trust. Businesses provide a monetary award to affiliates who send page visitors or customers to their products or services.

In short, affiliate marketing allows people to make money, just by sending traffic or buyers to a company. It’s easy, cost effective, and many bloggers do it. Because you often get to pick which companies and products you want to work with, you never have to try to tout something you don’t actually believe in.

Bottom Line

Making money from home is possible. It’s not just possible—it’s easy. Like any other business, these techniques take time to establish, but once your homestay/bed and breakfast, consulting firm, or affiliate marketing plan is in place, you’re sure to start making that extra money you need.

Please Share Your Thoughts 

In the comments below, share with us:

1. Have you ever worked from home? If so, what did you do?
2. Any advice you would give other women looking to work from home?



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Google Tells Me About THESE HOT Markets to Make Extra Money From Home

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Make Google work for you and help you earn money!

Google is the number one source of traffic for the vast majority of businesses, blogs, and affiliate marketers who want to make extra money from home. Let’s be honest—it isn’t 1997 anymore. Not only are there far too many interesting and useful websites online to remember the URLs for all of them, how else are people going to find new products and websites, if not by using Google? (Sorry Bing, but Google is still the king.)

That means that people who want to make extra money from home, make money online, or start affiliate marketing need to pay attention to what Google says is popular. What are people looking for? Those are the products and services that people are willing to pay money for and how you can make money from the comfort of your very own home. So what is Google telling me? Here are the top five products, websites, and services that are both HOT demand and low supply, which basic economics tells us means great profits.

  1. Stress management. Have you seen the amount of homework being given the second graders these days? Stress starts early and it doesn’t let up. Even retired people have plenty to be stressed about, even though their careers are finished and their lives seem perfect. Whether it is your children, you, your husband, or your parents experiencing stress, the most likely place to find help these days is online. People are hopping online every day to find solutions to their own stress or solutions for the stress that their loved ones are feeling. Whether you are an expert in stress management and can offer a consultation or coaching service or are just an expert researcher and can write informative, useful content about stress relief techniques, with links to appropriate products that you recommend, it can be a great way to earn extra income while helping others.
  1. Personal development. Lots of people want to achieve their goals and to go into business for themselves,. And why not? It gives you much more flexibility and with the right product or service, you can make far more money than you are locked into at an office job. If you’ve already built a successful business, the internet needs your expertise. Seriously. There are so many people out there hocking themselves as business experts that have never started or run a successful business, and there are many more people following their unfounded advice. While our economy has recovered somewhat from the recession, there are still plenty of people looking for ways to get into business for themselves, that are in need of specific, valuable personal development information. Again, a consulting firm that you run from your home, a blog that gives advice, and affiliate marketing of products that actually work, are all great ways to get in on this area of the market.
  1. Self-improvement. I’d hazard to guess that there are few people in the world that are 100% happy all of the time. All of us have goals we’d like to achieve, things we’d like to do, or ways we’d like to improve our lives. The only problem is that very few people actually know where to look for reliable advice, tips, tools and resources on these topics. If you put “how to achieve a goal” into Google, there will be millions of results—but most of them will recycle the same canned advice. This is one area of the market that is in desperate need of a fresh voice. For those looking for ways to affiliate market, make money online, or work from home, this is a great area to get into.
  1. Self-help sites. Do you have the information and the expertise to create a hub of self-help doctrine? When it comes to self-help, there just aren’t resources like Wikipedia or About pages that a person can visit to find out how to get help with any kind of personal problem. Issues of identity, future, and health are only becoming more and more prevalent in our society. Building a self-help site that actually helps people can be a great way to make money, especially because there are so many sites out there that don’t actually help people. People are looking for answers, and you can provide them with those answers.
  1. Self-help products. One of the biggest in-demand categories of products, according to Google, is self-help products. These products come in a huge variety of forms, ranging from CDs put together by self-help gurus, to inspirational music, to kindle books, to wall art, and more. This is a largely untapped area for affiliate marketing especially, and one that can seriously change the lives of people who will view and engage with your marketing efforts. Because there is a high demand and a low supply, it can also be a great earning opportunity.

Google says that these five areas are highly searched and trafficked right now—which makes them perfect for anyone looking to earn money online.

Please Share Your Thoughts 

In the comments below, share with us:

1. Which of the five areas above would you like to work in?
2. Has Google helped you find a purpose/area to work in? Share with us.


All content on this ​website was created and/or compiled by ​Natural Stress Relief Women. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material (including text and images) without express and written permission from this ​site’s author/owner is strictly prohibited.