TOP JOBS FOR STAY-AT-HOME MOMS AND MOMS-TO-BE
Article By Michelle
Home Business Web Sites
Financial consultant and
former analyst Jan MacGregor says, “There are people out there who are expecting
to meet their bills better (after they re-enter the workforce) and never realize
they are working either for a loss or for something like $4,000 a year (after
expenses).” If you think about the many “unseen” expenses of a two-income
family, MacGregor’s analysis, though it seems hard to believe, is frequently the
case. With the freedom and deductions available with having your own business,
many mothers and mothers-to-be are starting their own home-based businesses.
Web Design -
There are thousands of
home-based businesses to select from when you make your mind up to start your
own. Options include web design – while user-friendly programs like FrontPage
allow most people to design their own website and free templates are widely
available, a lot of business and institutional owners understand that for their
website to look first rate and to be really effective in drawing in business,
the know-how of a skilled website designer is necessary.
affiliate marketer is another great home-based business option. Here are the
Low-cost setup – all you need to start your business is an
Internet-connected computer and word processing software; most affiliate
programs are free to join and you can simply
buy web site traffic
High-income potential – there’s no corporate salary structure or capricious
boss, with your own affiliate business your income level is limited only by
your own desire and effort
operating costs – your affiliate business keeps running and generating
profits for you 24/7.
Design Professional -
A whole new world has opened
up for design professionals thanks to the Internet. There has never been a
better time to earn a living as a freelance design professional, in fact.
Creative persons such as graphic designers and illustrators can now meet a huge
new market on a global scale, and there is a vast new industry in the shape of
web design and development.
Virtual Assistant -
ago, there was no such thing as a virtual assistant. Nowadays, thousands of
independent contractors call themselves virtual assistants. These contractors
rely a great deal on VA industry organizations, web portals and clearinghouses
to learn the business, gain support and find clients. The most common
professional services offered are desktop publishing, web research and word
Freelance Writing -
Do you love to write? You
may want to consider freelance writing as a way to make a good living from home.
Freelance writers write anything from newspaper columns to web content and even
ebooks. You can find work on some of the big freelance sites like elance.com and
guru.com. Freelance writing is a great way to do what you love and stay home
with your kids at the same time. Plus, with today’s technology, you can take
Dell Pocket PC or PDA with you on trips and work on and bid on writing
projects, even on the road!