Many Women choose to work from home due to various reasons. Unemployment, cost of daycare, traveling expenses, may need an extra income and more quality time to spend with their children are top reasons to work from home.
The economy can be unpredictable. In November 2012 alone The United States Department of Labour reported employers took 1,759 mass layoff actions involving 173,558 workers. These mass layoffs increased by 399 from October, and the number of associated initial claims increased by 42,385.
There are many different online income opportunities out there. Before you start researching all online opportunities read the reviews to make sure they are legit. Listed below are things you should consider:
- Surveys are a great way to earn a sideline income from home. Whether they are online surveys or paid phone surveys. The advantages to online surveys is that you can work from your computer, no contracts and you can work when you want. You are not required to have a specific skill or educational attainment except a basic knowledge of English. You can start right away and this income can be mixed with other income opportunities. You can read the reviews on each survey company at an online website called Survey Spencer.
- Mystery Shopping is another good source of income for the work from home mom. Especially if you live in the city where the demand is high. As you are out shopping you could be earning a potential income. The reports are filled out online and payment can be made via paypal. Gab Busters is a popular mystery shopping company but again read the reviews first before choosing a company.
- Affiliate Marketing is a passive way to earn income on your existing website. Each time a visitor clicks an ad and buys a product on your site you earn a commission. Make sure you add products that complement you website. ClickBank is one of many good sites for affiliate marketing.
- Selling products online through Amazon, Kijiji and eBay is a great way to earn income from home. The advantage is both sites have large traffic and these sites are a great way to test your new product or sell old used products.