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5 Ways For Moms to Earn Money From Home

Being able to earn money from home in a flexible way is something that lots of moms are able to take advantage of these days. If you’re hoping to improve your skills and experience and earn some cash, why not consider one of the following ideas?

5 Ways For Moms to Earn Money From Home

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Sign up for freelancing sites

Freelancing sites can be a great way to earn some extra cash. You’re in control of how many projects you take on with no minimum requirements so it’s really flexible. If you’re having a month that’s a little tight in the financial department then you could take on more projects. With Christmas coming up for example you could commit some extra time during the evenings or at weekends to work through some jobs and build up some savings. When things are going well money-wise or you’re just short on time then you could do less. Perfect when you have children to care for and a home to run, as work can be fitted around your other commitments. Freelancing jobs can include anything from writing articles to copywriting, design work, admin, and much more. 

Start a side hustle

Starting a side hustle and having a little business to run is a great way for moms to earn money from home. It helps you to build skills, earns you money, and keeps you productive. It looks good on your resume as opposed to having large employment gaps and can be done in a flexible way. Overall, a win-win for most people. Many large brands give regular people the chance to sell their products which works well as the company is already established, known, and trusted by customers so no marketing is needed to be done by you. You could be selling anything from beauty products to kitchen supplies or even working under a pet supplement company, consider your passions and interests and keep an eye on opportunities based on this. 

Start a blog

Blogging can take time to get established so start it as a hobby. But in time, if you create a good site with useful content you can be contacted by advertisers and be paid to write about their products or services. 

Get on social media

Apps like Instagram and Tiktok allow regular people to make money just by posting about their daily lives. Consider your audience and make content for a specific niche, even if you don’t think your life or ideas are particularly exciting you could be surprised. Whether you post cleaning hacks or relatable mom life content, humor, or cooking, just recording and posting clips of what you’re doing during the day could build you an audience. And with that comes sponsors. 

Sell what you don’t use

While this won’t be something you can do all the time, most likely at least once or twice a year you’ll have enough items in your home to sell and make a chunk of cash. Next time you’re having a clearout, instead of putting things in the bin, take the time to list them online. Not only is this better for the environment but you get to make some extra cash while making space in your home.

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Jess Benoit

Jess is a homeschooling mama of 3, wife, gamer, Whovian, Nerd

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