What if I told you that you could start a business from home for free and earn 10K a month passively, all within three months? All you have to do is these three things
Well, you’d call me a conman. And rightly so.
With the internet now riddled with more “online gurus” than ever, the actual valuable information on starting a business from home often gets lost in the shuffle.
But it is perfectly possible, especially for stay-at-home moms. Sure, you might not make 10K a month passively and ride your private jet to dinner in Paris, but neither are the people selling you this dream (Plus, Paris isn’t all it’s cracked up to be anyway).
Here, we will look at some real, achievable ways stay-at-home moms can start a business from home.
Why Should Stay-at-Home Moms Start a Business?
Because you’re a badass boss who can do whatever you want. (You will find no Kenergy in this article!).
But seriously, the better question is, why shouldn’t you?
Thanks to advancements in technology, there are many more business opportunities available to moms who are home throughout the day and would like a little extra money in their pockets.
Aside from the monetary benefits, moms are sometimes cast as only mothers, and (very unfairly) people forget their pre-children careers.
Don’t give them an excuse to forget your skills again!
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Small Business Ideas for Stay-at-Home Moms
Launch an ecommerce brand
And you have a unique viewpoint as a mother. If you have spotted a gap in the market for a product that would help you at home with the kids, instead of searching vigorously through Google pages or trying to make do without, why not create it yourself?
Start a consulting business
As you very well know (and employers should yet never seem to), you had a life before you became a mother.
And as part of that life, you likely had a career. Use that experience to start offering your skillset as a consultant instead. That way, you can dictate your own hours and rates to ensure any work you take on meets your requirements.
Monetize your hobby
When setting up a side hustle, it needs to be something you are passionate about. Are you an animal lover? Create your own pet-sitting business. Love fashion? Create an ecommerce brand. Dabble in photography? Start snapping headshots, family photos, or events.
Trying to balance a job alongside being a full-time mom can be tough, and there may be some long days, making loving what you do critical. Why not earn an income from what you love doing?
Be a content creator
There’s a reason Mumsnet is such a popular website in the UK. Mothers are one of the most active internet demographics, given their need for information and access to digital devices at home.
But rather than rotting their brain on X (formerly Twitter) or delving deep into an anonymous Reddit thread o, moms use the internet much wiser, gaining valuable information from content that’s personal and sophisticated.
While the market is quite saturated, creating content about what you know in an SEO-friendly manner can attract a lot of visitors, allowing you to monetize in the future via ads, paid partnerships, affiliate links, or subscriber tools like Patreon–the ultimate passive income!
Here are stories of momtrepreneurs that have simultaneously grown their businesses and families.
- This Founder Used TikTok to Validate Her Child Safety Bands
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- Kendra Scott Risked Everything for Her Jewelry Customers
Frequently Asked Questions About Business Ideas for a Stay-at-Home Moms
What is the best business to start for a home maker?
When considering your own business as a stay-at-home woman, it's important to ensure you choose something you have a passion for, as you are likely already extremely busy with other jobs at home. What that business is, is completely up to you!
What is a good stay-at-home business idea?
Any great business idea for stay-at-home moms should align with your own schedule, and many revolve around working online.
How can I make money and be a stay-at-home mom?
Setup an ecommerce brand, create bespoke items, start a consulting business, freelance in your specialist field, part-time customer service, provide childcare for friends and family, pet grooming, walking, or sitting, rideshare driver or shopper, monetize your hobby, become a content creator, become a virtual assistant
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