As a stay-at-home mom, you can return to the workforce without giving up on raising your kids. I’ve put together 7 Online Jobs for Stay at Home Moms that will allow you to continue working and raising your kids at the same time.
1. Online Fitness Coach
Demand for personal trainers extends beyond the gym. As an online fitness coach, you will be able to work from your home to help customers meet their fitness and health goals. Tools such as calorie trackers, food logs, exercise tracking programs, and workout guidance can all be managed online.
2. Vacation Planning Counselor
As a vacation planning counselor (aka travel advisor) you will craft dream vacations for your clients. You can either work with your own clients or from referrals from hotels and hospitality groups. The majority of you work can be done online since most of your coordination will be done over the phone or email.
3. Virtual Teacher or Tutor
Demand for virtual teachers is rising as internet-based learning continues to become more popular. State requirements for virtual teachers are typically the same for traditional teachers. Colleges and universities typically require a graduate degree, field experience and prior teaching experience for teaching collegiate courses.
Websites like care.com help link tutors with students. You won’t need the same certifications or qualifications as an online teacher but the pay won’t be as good either. You will need a background check for most online tutor services. A strong resume and references are crucial to acquiring new students.
4. Online Event Planner
If you have a nack for planning weddings, parties or any other type of event you can put your skills to use as an online event planner. This can be a rewarding opportunity as you make your client’s important occasions an extra special experience. To make a decent living at this you will need to build an extensive network to get referrals.
As a freelancer you hire out your IT, Data service, writing, marketing, graphic design, legal, financial management, project management, administrative, or customer service skills.
Elance.com is a popular site that links freelancers with companies looking to hire. In my article Home Based Internet Jobs I go into more detail on the pros and cons of being a freelancer. With the right experience, this can be one of the great online jobs for stay at home moms.
If you speak multiple languages there are opportunities for online jobs in translation, teaching, transcription, localization, call center, or tech support. Each of these jobs require its own unique skillset in addition to language proficiency.
7. Affiliate Marketing
You can turn your hobbies and passions into online income by working as an affiliate marketer. You make money off commissions from promoting products and services on your own website. You don’t need experience in web design or online marketing to make good money in affiliate marketing. Wealthy Affiliate has an amazing program for teaching beginners how to make money online. Please read my full review of Wealthy Affiliate by clicking here or click here to go straight to their website.
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