Are you a stay at home mom wondering about how to earn money online so you can help your partner in your family’s finances while still being able to stay at home with your child? I see more and more moms wanting to start working from home and when they find out that this has been our family’s setup of choice since 2011 (and what I have been doing since 2008), the first thing they ask is what types of jobs they can do and where they can find legitimate projects. To make your online job search a wee bit easier, I compiled a list of online jobs for moms without investment needed–just your time and skills!
Note: Click on the links under each number to see the opportunities related to each category I mentioned below.
#1 Online Teaching
I always thought that I’m not very good at teaching. But when I had my own kids, I proved myself wrong! If I can teach my kids languages, math, and the sciences, then I’m sure I can teach others too. If teaching is your passion, you can give online teaching a try. Here are some websites that will pay you to teach:
#2 Virtual Assistance
One of the most popular online jobs for moms without investment is working as a virtual assistant. Your role as a VA is to provide virtual administrative support where your client needs it. It can be assisting in publishing content on a website, managing a calendar, accepting calls, sales, etc. Here are websites where you can find virtual assistant job openings:
- OnlineJobs.ph – This is where I found one of my long-term clients!
- Virtual Coworker
- Virtual Staff Finder
- Virtual Staff Finder
#3 Web and Graphics Design
Are you good at software like Adobe Photoshop and InDesign? Can you find yourself around codes to fix or build websites from scratch? Then you can work from home as a web or graphics designer! Here are websites where you can find opportunities for these two types of work:
#4 Voice Talent
#5 Writing / Blogging
#6 Internet Marketing
#7 Video Editing
If you think you are an expert at a certain topic, try creating your very own YouTube channel and upload videos of yourself sharing information about your chosen topic. I’ve seen so many successful beauty v-loggers, toy reviewers, etc! Just make sure that your videos are fun, interesting, and gives lots of new info to viewers.