There are many of legitimate work-from-home opportunities available, and most let you get started without paying a penny. Here few ways you can make money from the comfort of home.
• Trade your own arts and crafts. You can make money buy selling your creative skills such as artwork or craftwork in the net. www.etsy.com is a useful website where you can set up your store front and start selling your work.
• Start a home-based bakery. If you like baking and want to bake for special occasions, parties and local events you can start it easily. You can sell baked goods from home and work with local restaurants or catering companies to start building your client base.
• Retail beauty products. Become an independent representative for beauty lines and make a commission every sale. Being an independent consultant, you also have chance to host parties and social events to drum up sales.
• Start an eBay business. If you have access to wholesale merchandise. Set up an eBay store to sell your products to a wide audience. You can design an online store and start selling. If you have some basic Web skills and idea of a professional storefront you can do this easily. Else get a help from a friend who can help you on this. As most of the younger generation are IT civic.
• Write articles online. Start writing articles and get paid upfront from content publishers such as Associated Content and Demand Studios. There are hundreds of topics which these content writers look for including travel, shopping, business and more. Article writing is an easy way to get paid for what you are best in.
• Start giving Tuition. This not only gives you an income also helps to keep your knowledge fresh and know the up to date developments in the area you are teaching. As most the people are looking for online tutors who have degrees or certificates in various subjects. You can be a tutor for a Grade 1 -12 Student or college student who needs your support.
• Create a blog. A steady income can be achieved by bloggers by writing about virtually any topic of interest and earn money through advertising. But it may take time to start generate income. Also you must update the blog on a regular basis so there will be regular visitors to the blog.
• Retail gift baskets online. Packet your own gift basket and sell via net. Tie up with a deliverer company who do a drop-shipping. You can make a commission on each sale.
• Personal assistant services. There are lot of business or families who need assistant in certain times. Offer personal assistant services to take care of everyday tasks such as grocery shopping, picking up office supplies and running other needs. Get paid per job, or by the hour. By this you can help them overcome their urgent needs.