I always wanted just to be able to stay at home with the kids. I also have a huge bucket list and wanted to be able to travel to many places. My 9-5 job didn’t give me much flexibility, nor did it give me enough vacation days to really travel.
Well after my divorce and 15000 dollars in debt I decided to really learn to work online. I spent hours researching different ways to work online. After a while, I decided to try some methods out myself. I was so lucky to find a program that I could try for free and learn about blogging and making money other ways online.
Amazingly it worked!
After a few months, I felt secure enough to leave my day job. All of my side hustles then became my primary source of income. I became a work-from-home mom. Really we became a family who could travel freely. Years later I still don’t regret this decision one bit.
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They were so many posts that inspired me, and I decided to create this list as my successful side hustles, so hopefully, I can encourage you to start your own. You can be successful when working online. I am proof that it can happen.
5 Successful Online Side Hustles That Work For Moms
Offer Services on Fiverr
Fiverr was my first side hustle attempt and has had the best outcome to date. You may not know what Fiverr is, so I’ll explain it to you. It is an online marketplace where freelancers offer many types of services. Here are five categories of services:
- Graphic Design
- Web page Design
- Content writing
- Video editing, …
The services start at $5, but you can place your fees higher than that. This is a great place to start with side gigs because you can offer so many services. It’s free (they take a small fee after you are paid!) I have completed 4 years and made $8,000 from Fiverr! You can choose to have them deposit your money into your bank account, Paypal, or through Payoneer card.
If you are interested in Fiverr, I have a blog post where I detail my entire plan for success on Fiverr. I will show you step-by-step how I earn money on the site.
Become a Freelance Writer
I started my freelance writing gigs on Fiverr, but it didn’t stop there! Clients eventually started contacting me personally. They offered me higher paying jobs! Then I began to understand just how much money I could make from home as a freelance writer. Fiverr gave valuable skills on how to be a better writer and how to expand my business! Here are some platforms I used to freelance write on:
This may sound strange, but the easiest ways to find jobs is on Craigslist. There are thousands of ads for people looking for writers. You can search in every city because the position is all online! I always looked in larger cities. Make sure you have a PayPal or other money sending accounts for these gigs.
Fill out all the information on your profile for these freelance platforms, begin to collect pieces for your portfolio. Also send personalized messages to potential clients outlining your skill, with a little work the money will start rolling in!
Surveys and Online Rewards
If you are looking to make a lot of money, taking surveys is not for you. If you like something that takes up a few minutes a day with little effort, then reward sites are for you!
I earn about 30 bucks a month on Swagbucks, they pay you in gift cards, so I cash in on Amazon, these offer all sorts of gift cards! This is my Christmas gift fund!
Maybe if you do several reward sites each month, you could cover a bill or two!
Online Cash Back
I love Ebates! It’s a great way to save money when I’m shopping online! Simply begin an account, then buy through their site where they offer cash back! I shop a lot online, so the money back on Ebates really stacks up fast! I have my PayPal account linked to the site, so I get my cash transferred to there.
It’s free to sign up! Go here to get $10 cash for using my link to sign up!
Online Coupon Codes
I also save money online by searching for coupon codes!
Join me at Dealspotr and search for Store name. This will give you a list of codes available to try!
You can even earn some money, sharing these codes at your social media accounts.
Teach English Online
English Tutors are always in demand, some jobs require a degree or certification. But many times all you need is a computer and be patient and kind to your students, you can make up to $30 an hour with some of the English Language learning companies.
If this is something that interests you, definitely read this blog post by Lindsay from Lindsay Loves Languages
Start a Blog!
Of course, I have to tell you about blogging! This isn’t the fastest side hustle, but when you start getting the money it’s really worth it! Wow! It’s the most rewarding. I get to write about topics I love. I get to connect to other people interested in the same things that I am interested in.
If you need to create a blog check out my post. This method can help you get a blog up and running in 3 minutes, and you can get a free domain if you sign up with Bluehost.
If you already have a blog but aren’t making money, need to learn how to make money. Check out this post that I’ve written about monetizing your blog site.
I’ve had a lot of success with affiliate marketing. I personally use Awin and ShareASale.
You may love your day job, starting a side hustle can be a great way to earn extra cash, who doesn’t want extra cash!
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What is YOUR most successful side hustle that work?
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