this is a guest post in association with Local Mart
Becoming a stay at home mom is a rewarding thing in terms of being a mother. But in terms of a career most women believe that staying at home means sacrificing the income and career perspectives. In fact, this is not true. In times of the Internet we are living today, more and more people opt for working from their homes. Such work has lots of benefits, such as convenience, saving money on commuting time and on transportation. For a mother it also gives an opportunity to save on daily care expenses. Most jobs done from home are offering flexible hours, and can be easily done part time, or full time, if you wish. And here are some of the money making ways for you.
You may not know it, but there is a whole field devoted to creating the manuscripts to the audio recordings, and you can earn some good money through this. Basically, to do this you have to know how to type and obtain some good headphones. The audio files needed are downloaded to your computer, and you simply type what you hear. The good ear of yours will come in handy, as the audios can contain some accents. The audios transcripts are needed for lectures and speeches. Insurance companies sometimes make their interview transcriptions.
Written word is really needed today, especially on the Internet – businesses and private companies need quality content for their websites. Examples of this can be professional blogs and blog posts and articles related to the products or services provided by business. The specialized writers’ websites offer you work for their clients, and this is a good way to start your own writer’s career. After working some time for a website you will be able to get your own clients and broaden your field of work.
Selling your own products
If you are good in any type of crafts and you know how to make things that are not only beautiful, but useful, you should know that there is a market for the stuff you make. There are lots of websites on the Internet that are ready to list your crafts with photos and descriptions. Many people make a good income from the things that they do as a hobby in the free time.
Many companies which sell products often hire their salespeople directly from the Internet, and the process is quite simple – all you have to do is sign up for the program and you will receive the unique account number assigned to your name. After that you should simply use this number in the link that would go to the company website – this will indicate that the sale was made by you, and you will get a commission for the sale. Many people working as an affiliate sales person operate from their blogs and through it drive people to buying the products of the company they are working for, and there are basically no limits for the earnings you can get with the help of affiliate commissions.
These are only four ideas, but there are many other opportunities for stay at home moms. Open your mind and look for the ways to stay a good mom and a specialist bringing money to family budget. You can look through some Localmart ads to see some job opportunities and many other interesting things.