80+ Work-At-Home Ideas

80+ Work-At-Home Ideas

When I first wanted to work at home, I was stuck on the types of work I could do. I poured over books that listed hundreds of home-based career ideas, highlighting the ones that seemed interesting.

While I encourage would-be work-at-homers to use their own skills and experiences to identify career ideas, it doesn’t hurt to see lists like this to help you consider viable options you might not otherwise think of. Here is a list of 80+ work-at-home ideas. Many of these can be done as a job or as a home business. Some have links to other resources you can check out to learn more.

  1. Accountant/Bookkeeper
  2. Affiliate Marketer
  3. Amazon Seller
  4. Antique Restoration
  5. App Developer
  6. Baker
  7. Blogger
  8. Bridal Consultant
  9. Career Counselor/Consultant
  10. Caterer
  11. Child Care Provider
  12. Coach/Consultant
  13. Commercial Cleaner
  14. Computer Repair
  15. Consierge – Check out Aspire Lifestyles for consierge jobs.
  16. Copywriter
  17. Crafter
  18. Customer Service
  19. Data Entry(be careful, many scams are advertised as data entry)
  20. Debt Collector
  21. Desktop Publishing
  22. Direct Sale Representative
  23. Doula
  24. Drop Shipper
  25. eBay Seller
  26. Energy Efficiency Consultant
  27. Entertainer (i.e. YouTuber or party entertainment)
  28. Esty Seller
  29. Event/Party Planner
  30. Financial Planner
  31. Franchise Owner
  32. Freelance Writer
  33. Fundraiser
  34. Genealogist
  35. Ghost Writer
  36. Gift Baskets
  37. Grant Writer
  38. Graphic Designer
  39. Groomer
  40. Handyman
  41. Holiday Decorator
  42. Home Cleaner
  43. Home Inspector
  44. Home Stager
  45. House Sitter
  46. Human Resource Consultant
  47. Indie Author
  48. Information Product Creator
  49. Interior Designer
  50. Inventor
  51. Junk Removal
  52. Landscaper
  53. Local Guide
  54. Local Publication Publisher
  55. Marketing Expert/Publicist
  56. Microworker
  57. Neighborhood Welcome Service
  58. Nurse – CareerBuilder lists many home-based nursing jobs. Search “work at home” and then the “nursing” or “health care” category to find them.
  59. Notary
  60. Nutritionist
  61. Organizer
  62. Painter
  63. Personal Trainer
  64. Pet Sitter (and other pet related businesses)
  65. Photographer
  66. Private Investigator
  67. Proofreader/Editor
  68. Property Management
  69. Public Speaker
  70. Referral Service
  71. Researcher
  72. Resume Writer
  73. Seamstress/Tailor
  74. SEO/Internet Marketing Consultant
  75. Social Media Manager
  76. T-Shirt Maker
  77. Tax Preparer
  78. Telemarketer
  79. Data Entry
  80. Translator
  81. Travel Agent
  82. Tutor/Teacher
  83. Video Producer/Editor
  84. Virtual Assistant
  85. Voice Over Professional
  86. Web Testers/Evaluators
  87. Yard Care

Check out these resources for more work-at-home options and resources:

192+ Places that Pay You to Work From Home

70+ Places to Make a Few Bucks

6 Jobs that Require Little to No Experience

About LTruex
Leslie Truex is an ideaphoric writer, speaker, entrepreneur, social worker and mom trying to do it all from the comfort of her home. Since 1998, she's been helping others create careers they love by providing work-at-home information and resources through Work-At-Home Success.

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