4 Careers You Can Start From Home


It's understandable to feel tired of getting out of the house and going to work each day. Considering that, you might be interested to know that there are ways you can work from home and be successful. For many, working from home allows them to spend time with their families while earning a nice income. With that in mind, here are four careers you can start at home.


Writing Blog Posts


One great career you can start from home is writing blog posts. There are many avenues to explore in the field of blog writing. Certain bloggers have success creating and growing their own websites. Others do freelance type work for a wide range of companies. What you decide to do will depend on your passion and the effort you want to put in. Writing for other’s blogs will earn you money more quickly, starting your own blog allows you more creative control.


Transcription Work


While transcription work is a form of writing, it differs greatly from creating blog posts. This type of work involves listening to audio and typing out everything you hear. That being said, transcription work isn't for everyone. You'll likely have more success and earnings from this position if you're able to type extremely fast. However, it's still possible for average typists to earn a decent living from transcription work.


Selling Items


For certain individuals, Jeff Rose might not be a familiar name. If you're aware of this man, he is a hugely successful financial advisor and author of the blog Good Financial Cents. Recently, he listed selling items online as one of the best self-employed jobs available. To do this, merely purchase products at a cheaper cost than they will sell for. You can sell products you order online like essential oils from large manufacturers like doTERRA, or products like makeup from companies like Mary Kay.


Teaching English to Other People


If you're reading this, it's likely you know quite a bit about the English language. Considering that, you might want to give thought to becoming an online English tutor. You don't need to be an English teacher or have a plethora of advanced degrees to perform this role. In many cases, you'll be teaching English to children which means an extensive English vocabulary isn't often required.


In closing, there are several careers you can start from home. What you decide to do will depend on your skills and what you want to focus your energy on. Don’t be afraid to explore several avenues while you find your footing.


By: Eileen O'Shanassy


Eileen O'Shanassy is a freelance writer and blogger based out of Flagstaff, AZ. She writes on a variety of topics and loves to research and write. She enjoys baking, biking, and kayaking. Check out her Twitter @eileenoshanassy.