50 Work at Home Businesses With Proven Results
1 Antiques/collectibles dealing Know your stuff when it comes to certain kinds of collectibles? If so this can be a great way to make money from a hobby. e success with this myself in the past, trading cards and video games,” he says. 2 Babysitting If you can spare a few evenings and know any
1 Antiques/collectibles dealing Know your stuff when it comes to certain kinds of collectibles? If so this can be a great way to make money from a hobby. e success with this myself in the past, trading cards and video games,” he says.
2 Babysitting If you can spare a few evenings and know any parents desperate to get out, there are few simpler ways to make a few extra pounds.
3 Bed and breakfast Got a spare room? Live near somewhere of interest to tourists, or close to a student area?
4 Biscuit/sweet making Homemade biscuits and confectionery can be a great seller, says Hamm. “Bake and package them well, and try reselling through a local gift shop.
5 Cake making/decorating If you enjoy baking and have an artistic touch, making and decorating cakes can be a really satisfying way of earning extra money.
6 Car boot sales This is a part-time occupation that increases earnings and broadens horizons as you make sales and travel.
7 Car cleaning/valeting Have a meticulous eye for detail and love to get things spotless?
8 Catering Formal qualifications are not strictly required for catering, which is more about producing and delivering good food.
9 Census distributor collection and delivery.
10 Childcare There’s great potential to earn extra money from looking after kids, but you’ll need to adore children.
11 Computer repairer/troubleshooter
12 Cosmetics sales This is very much a social business activity so be prepared to spend lots of time meeting and talking to people.
13 Data entry Perhaps not the most thrilling of part-time pursuits, but data entry can nevertheless offer an extremely steady income.
14 Dinner preparation “I recently met a woman who earned quite a bit of money as a very part-time chef.
15 Become a DJ It goes without saying that you need a deep love of music and an extensive collection of tunes.
16 Be a doula Jasmine Birtles, the founder of website http://www.moneymagpie.com
17 Flower arranging Imagine doing what you love and getting paid for it, which is what this idea brings to mind.
18 Garage/garden sales “One person I know holds a garage sale at their house almost every weekend during summer.
19 Gardening services
20 Making greeting cards
21 Handyman services
22 Host and teach foreign students
23 House cleaning
24 Ironing/laundry services
25 Jewelry selling Never mind Tupperware
26 Knitting/alteration/sewing services
27 Leaflet distributing Delivering leaflets to people’s houses
28 Market research to people willing to do phone interviews
29 Musical performance If you can play a musical
30 Online surveys
31 Online trading Sites such as eBay and Amazon make it easy for people to dabble in e-commerce.
32 Personal organiser/assistant
33 Personal shopping “
34 Personal tutoring agency like Personal Tutors.
35 Pet grooming
36 Pet minding/walking “Dog-walking
37 Online referrals expert service
38 Rent out your stuff, lease things, but it’s worth a try.”
39 Slivers of Time OK, this isn’t strictly a business idea
40 Selling ad space on a personal blog
41 Scrapbook making
42 Selling lost luggage
43 Translating If you are fluent in a second language
44 “Ugly” modelling If you look, shall we say, different, you could make money in ads, photoshoots or appearances
45 Vegetable growing
46 Virtual assistant with a good internet connection.”
47 Website designing be a profitable side business.
48 Wedding/social photographer
49 Wedding planning
50 Writing letters to magazines