You’ll likely have a lot of questions as you start to explore how to make money from home. What types of home-based businesses are there? Which one is a good fit for you? How much investment is required? How do you know if an opportunity is legit or a scam? Get some perspective before you launch.
Now that you have some background info on how a home-based business works, let’s discuss what it takes to get started, like the considerations around choosing a product-based business versus a service-based business. You’ll also get a crash course on a critical part of how to make money online: marketing your business.
In this chapter, I’ll discuss the basics of how to find products to sell from home. You'll learn about dropshipping, which is one of the best low investment ecommerce strategies. You'll also learn about setting up and managing a traditional ecommerce store. Then, you'll discover the top things to sell from home.
Do you have a service-based skillset, like writing, photography, design, web development, or marketing? Learn more about how to run these kinds of businesses, what you’ll need to pursue them, and how to land your first clients. This chapter will cover all the bases for learning how to be a freelancer.
Now that you know all about starting a home-based business that sells products or services, let’s turn those concepts into action by looking at 18 different home business ideas. I’ll give you the lowdown on each idea, explain how you’ll make money, and discuss who’s a good fit.