If you’re a stay-at-home mom looking to make some money, you might consider a side hustle project. There are plenty of ways that you can earn money, using tech platforms, and your own talents. For a few ideas to get you thinking, here are some great options.
1. Tutoring Online
Online tutoring is a great option for stay-at-home moms. Using a virtual platform you can teach students no matter where they are in the world. Many different companies employ online tutors. To get you started on your job search, try companies like Club Z, Khan Academy, or Skooli.
2. Start A YouTube Channel
Starting a Youtube channel is an excellent way to make money online. Before you get started, you’ll need to decide on the content of your channel. You might start a channel that’s themed around beauty and fashion, music, or food? Perhaps you’ll review products, or offer content about parenting? It’s important to think about who your ideal target audience is. Once you’ve decided on your theme, research popular channels for inspiration. There’s so much similar content on YouTube, so you’ll need to think about your unique selling point.
3. Print On Demand
Perhaps you enjoy making artwork? If so, consider running your own ‘print-on-demand’ business. A print-on-demand store allows you to sell your designs, printed on t-shirts, bags or mugs. Using a POD store you can sell products, using a dropshipping model. A dropshipping company will print your products, and sell them on your behalf. It’s a simple business model, as you don’t need to print, store or send the products.
What you will need to do is market your store. There are plenty of marketing tactics that can help you to do so. For a few options, consider:
- Create leaflets to advertise your store. Ensure that these leaflets feature a QR code, to give customers fast web access to your products. You can check out Flowcodes’ QR code Generator.
- Design an attractive website, ensure that it’s SEO optimized, and has a well-written blog.
- Use marketing tools to create visually striking content (try Infogram or Canva).
4 . Sell Your Photography
If you’ve got a talent for photography there are plenty of ways websites where you can sell your photos online. Stock photography sites allow users to browse and buy photographs. Usually, your pictures will be used for websites, ads, and marketing materials. When someone buys one of your pictures, you receive a payment through your online account. To get started, check out top stock photography sites such as Fotolia, iStock, and Alamy.
5. Sell Homemade Products
If you enjoy being creative, you might consider selling your own homemade products? Whether it’s cakes, soaps, illustrations, or knitted scarves, people love the unique quality of homemade goods. Once you’ve created a few products, you’ll need a website to start selling. Platforms like Wix or WordPress can help you to make a site, with no expertise required. With a little bit of planning and effort, it’s simple to grow your side hustle.