Money! Money! Money! that elusive snake, that seems constantly out of reach. 🙁 . seems like one has to engage in one form of slavery or nerve-wracking, discomforting activity in order to get it.
What happens when you can’t get your dream job? or the 9 to 5 life just doesn’t cut it for you?

Thankfully the internet has radically redefined working/business, it has warped space and time and transcended distance. No matter where you live as long as you have an internet connection you can make money working from home.

The best part is it offers you infinite possibilities, frees you from the shackles of the corporate world and affords you unlimited time to spend with friends and family.
Another wonderful fact is that there are so many ways to make money online while working from home. This means that whoever you are and whatever your inclinations, there is most likely a profitable niche available for you.

A word of caution though, it is no walk in the park. It takes time and considerable effort, but like the saying goes if you do what you love(or work comfortably from home : ) ) you would never have to work a day in your life. 🙂 Another bonus is that working online from home is usually relatively cheap.

Below you would find out 7 of the best tried and true online businesses you can engage in to make money from home. :). Take your pick.

1. Start a YouTube channel

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starting a YouTube channel is probably the simplest way of all to make money online while working from home as it requires no investment. YouTube gets almost 5 billion video views per day!! Pheww!! 5 whooping billion, this is testament to its influence on the internet. Individuals have reported earnings up to 12 million dollars in a single calendar year!! Yeeeesh!!!! Show me da money!!
This is suitable for people who love to make videos, talk, mime, dance or create short films and documentaries.

2. Affiliate marketing

Making money from home

Affiliate marketing is one of the most veteran online money makers. It is a form of performance based marketing in which a business rewards a certain percentage or commission for each product bought by the customers who are brought by the affiliates own marketing efforts.
This is suitable for people who have a good network of friends or family and like to talk or can be persuasive.

3. Start a blog

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Blogging is one of the easiest ways to make money from home, you can work with ease and choose a niche you are passionate about. A word of caution though blogging takes time before it starts bringing in money, so patience plays a big part.
Suitable for knowledgeable people and good writers who love to share their opinions and experiences.

4. Sell a service on

Working from home

fiverr is a global online marketplace which offers services and products, individuals can earn money by performing various tasks from the comfort of their home. Can you design logos? Write programs? Write CV? Compose mails e.t.c. you can monetize these skills on
Close to 5 million visitors per month is an indication of the influence of fiverr on the online marketplace.

5. Work as a social media account manager/virtual assistant

Working from home

so you have great social media skills, and can compose eye-catching posts, create hilarious memes, so why not use these skills to fetch money, by helping brands and individuals manage their social media accounts or their general online presence. you can so all these from the comfort of your home.

6. Become an Amazon/ebay associate

Working from home

One of the quickest ways to get started selling online is to leverage the power of “third party” sites.
E-commerce giants like Amazon, eBay, and Etsy are powerful sales and marketing platforms, with a built-in prospect base. This is an affiliate marketing program that creates an opportunity for website owners and bloggers to earn money based on referral commissions, whenever website visitors click-through the given link and make a purchase.
This is most suitable for blog or website owners with reasonable traffic.

7. Email marketing

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This is another type of affiliate marketing, which requires you to use your email list to promote certain products, services and information.
Suitable for people with a rich mail list..

There are so much more ways you can make money working from home, feel free to check this site for more information, let us know if this list was useful, and also feel free to add some of your own.

Cheers!! : )


  1. Affiliate marketing is such a great way to earn money if your blog gets a lot of views. Not sure how it would do if you aren’t advertising your blog correctly.

  2. There are a couple of these I would really like to try. I moving shortly to a larger and more expensive home so I could use the extra cash. I’m not having any luck on YouTube but that doesn’t mean I won’t have it somewhere else. I just need to find what works for me.


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