Earning extra money can be difficult, especially if you’re a mother trying to take care of two small children.
One thing Maggie O’Neill learned is if you do nothing different tomorrow than you did today, nothing will change. This prompted her found her website mother of two and City to Upstate(a real estate consulting agency). She explains that whether you have a partner, you are a stay-at-home mom or you work full time the financial burden nearly always falls on you. She’s a firm believer that only taking action would create a change in your life and that a lack of flexibility and time constraints are two of the biggest challenges she faced when trying to find some part-time work. Instead, she looked to more flexible side hustles things are allowing her to earn some money while the kids are at school and squeeze work into tighter Windows of time like when the children are sleeping. Maggie explains it takes courage to change one’s life and also persistence and perseverance. During her journey she explored several side hustles, but here are seven that she would recommend for busy homes.
#1 Content creation for branding campaigns or blogs
Whether you’re creating content for an agency and advertising company or a blog, there are a variety of different platforms, you can use to get paid for your writing. As content is vital for the ranking of websites on Google search engines, there is an abundance of writing things available and these can be quite flexible about where and when you can work. If you can string convincing sentences together and may be worth your while looking at platforms such as Fiverr who offer the opportunity for freelancers taking access to clients. For example, on Upwork and Fiverr some more experienced riders charge up to $50 per hour, others charge $150 for a 500 word writing gig. She also explains that specific parenting logs such as freelance mom can pay up to $100 per post you can even find reasonably paying freelance writing gigs on Craigslist and indeed.
#2: Help startups by becoming a VA(Virtual assistant)
Virtual assistants are in high demand and individuals in businesses around the world are happy to pay for a variety of different services including current management travel booking research and data entry. Virtual assistants can usually work the hours that suit them from a few hours a week to the New Year full-time gig, and this job can prove an excellent opportunity for anyone looking for an income from a Side Hustle. If logistics and organization are skills you possess or you have a background and business administration freelancing websites such as Upwork will quickly reveal that experienced VAs can charge up to 50 dollars an hour you’ll find many advertisements for virtual assistants on recruitment websites like a super cruiser and indeed.
#3 Become a photographer
Mastering yard of photography does usually take a financial investment and practice you need to source and getting to know your equipment, building a portfolio, getting some training, and then earning your stripes Having said all that if you have some skill with the shutter this is a viable side Hustle and the fact that you can choose the gigs you want to work around your busy schedule makes it an attractive option for many working moms. According to ZipRecruiter, the average photographer in the US makes over $20 an hour.
#4: Rent out unused space
Mindless option may not suit every month there is money for me by renting out any unused space in your home. If you’re up for it your sole responsibility is to ensure the areas I kept clean, then you need to set up a profile and which will help you communicate with renters. Airbnb may be an option for you, I don’t average research shows that 40% of Airbnb hosts make up to $500 a month.
5. Become a consultant
Consulting is a lucrative and varied field with many opportunities available for those who help businesses with their development it problems and even content creation. If you have a person ticket or skill set listing your availability and sites just as LinkedIn’s pro-finder and Upwork may help you find clients who are looking for professionals to help them with their business needs. Professional consultants can make over $30 per hour according to a recent survey by indeed. One of the better-known consultants in the working Mama sphere as a lady called Armi Kibler she founded a social media never called Hey Mama and according to Armi consultancy work is extremely rewarding and offering the high level of flexibility you can do most of this digitally these days.
#6 Start teaching English
This is certainly a side thing that stayed home mom was going to take advantage of. Plat forms such as Gogokids and VIPkid offer English teachers the opportunity to earn anything up to $25 an hour and teaching Chinese students in water primarily 25 minutes classes. because of the time difference between China and America, this suits honey must stay at home moments who can do some teaching in the mornings while they’re children at school.
#7 Use your imagination
Another excellent resource for moments who are looking for a second income is available to a company called TaskRabbit. If you can plant flowers, make deliveries, even fix furniture, you can pick up simple things that suit your schedule. Simply create a profile and sit back and wait for people to call. The quick review of task Robert will show you that people get paid up to $20 for planting flowers, even $50 for making some deliveries, and I saw one project where people were offering $150 for simply assembling and furniture. These gigs are just the tip of the iceberg on this website. If there is one group of people who are well equipped to take advantage of the growing side hustle market, these are stay-at-home moments. They’ve already learned to be obviously independent and flexible, juggling many tasks on any day. Many of these women had successful careers before they had children so they have skill sets that people are more than willing to pay for they just need to put themselves back out into the digital market. Contact us today!
“Good content isn’t about good storytelling. It’s about telling a true story well.” – Ann Handley
“Content is King but engagement is Queen, and the lady rules the house!” – Mari Smith
“Marketing is telling the world you’re a rock star. Content Marketing is showing the world you are one.” – Robert Rose
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