7 Epic Ideas to make money online from home

By Lia

7 Epic Ideas to make money online from home


Need to earn a little extra cash each month for something nice like that holiday or a special event or event just to help with bills? If this is you dive in to learn how you can earn extra cash from the comfort of your own home. This post goes through 7 Epic Ideas to make money online from home.


(If this post contains email links please see our full disclosure policy although I have to say I tried really hard to make it interesting and even I struggled to write it so if you really must read it you can find it here)

1. Start a BLOG and make money online from home

I can’t say it’s the quickest way to earn money online but it can be a really enjoyable way to earn money. I have just started to earn money with Affiliate marketing if you want to find out more check these posts out.

Related posts for Affiliate marketing to make money online from home


If you think you would want to go down this route then you need to start off with a self-hosted website.

First, you need to buy a domain name and then hosting and my recommendation to start off with is Siteground.

Not to mention they are very Cost effective when you are starting out check out their current prices today for under $4 per month

If your curious (or in a hurry ) to find out what Plan is best then check it out here:

Check out which Plan to choose today☑️ Start your own Blog today using option WordPress hosting


It’s an excellent choice for a beginner Blogger just check out the reviews BEST of all it’s under $4 per month on the startup plan. If you find it under $4 then its a bargain so grab.

2. Virtual Assistant to make money online from home

With the boom in online business expected to continue becoming a Virtual Assistant job will only grow.

This work from home job is just going to provide more and more opportunities for people.

Glorified secretary? Think bigger:

  • Respond to emails
  • Process orders and refunds
  • Web design
  • WordPress maintenance
  • Graphic design
  • Ghostwriting
  • Editing proofreading
  • Transcription
  • Content research
  • Keyword research
  • Product launches

And the list can go on.

Any experience both on and offline can contribute to you becoming a Virtual Assistant VA for short.

Learning as you go can also be a great as well so don’t let lack of experience hold you back.

When you start as a VA you need to consider things like your business structure, what services you are going to offer clients, your pricing structure and how you are going to create your offer.

It’s important that you understand you are charging per hour so you are basically trading time for money. So it’s important to consider that this means you are a subcontractor and think about how this is going to affect your tax situation.

You won’t be entitled to sick days or paid vacation.

And all your expenses like web hosting and office expenses.

Pay varies for VA jobs it can be an hourly rate or a fixed rate for specific tasks that need to get done. Make sure you don’t undercharge for your services as this would make you and the person you are working for not happy!

Social Media specific VA:

3. Pinterest VA to make money online from home

If you are interested in Pinterest and already know what you are doing or want to learn how about becoming a Pinterest VA again this can involve lots of different tasks.

You can specify exactly what you want to do on Pinterest like:

  • Design pins
  • Schedule pins
  • Business account set up
  • Promoted Pins

And lots more this are is only going to grow as more people find Pinterest especially now it’s going to become a public company.

Advertisers will want VA to maintain their presence on the platform.

PinterestVA course only opens a few times a year and I have just bagged it I will let you know how this goes. Lots of great stuff in the course so far.

Do you want a review if you do just let me know at liasmartpennies@gmail.com.


4.Facebook Ad’s VA

There is lots of work if you can master Facebook Ads for businesses. Again this is another growing area of VA work with companies seeing the benefits of advertising on Facebook. This is especially great for small local business as well as an online business.


5. Freelance writer

If you are a great writer you can up your earning potential with great projects to increase your pay packet.

You can choose to write online or offline for magazines, websites or your own blog there is so much scope for work if you are good that you won’t have difficulty finding work.

When you start Freelance writing you first need

  1. Samples of your work – figure out where your strengths are market wise and write up some samples as examples of that market. For example, if you want to write for a blog has some blog post examples ready to go.
  2. Make sure you have the most appropriate software usually Microsoft word on your computer
  3. Look for work on online Job boards like Fiverr, Elance, freelancer for example.


6. Teaching English as a Second Language

If English is your first language there are thousands of websites that are looking for native English speakers to become online tutors for children internationally.

Most sites require a degree but it doesn’t need to be in English.

This site is a Chinese based company for children 4- 12 and you don’t need to know anything about Chinese-  VIPKID

CAMBLY is another great site this one is worldwide teaching English with conversation-based learning. There are lots more companies that you can try too.

7. Online Bookkeeper to make money online from home

You can start as a bookkeeper either for yourself or a company remotely.

If you want to learn how to be a virtual bookkeeper you can try this course here:

Bookkeeper Business Launch

If you are more experienced you can try Accountingdepartment.com     another option is Bookminders.

Pick your favorite side hustle and plan out a new lifestyle today. If you need to earn extra cash to pay off the mortgage or for fun activities


7 Ideas for Epic Side hustles you can start and actually earn some decent cash each month. Decided which one you would like to start today and get to it!

If you need some inspiration how about signing up for my FREE anywhere lifestyle challenge to get you on the right path today to find out more click here.


If you enjoyed this run through of 7 different work from home options then please share:

Sharing is caring!

About the author

Five years ago, I began this blog, yet I gave it up. However, after enduring a difficult period of poor health and being told I could no longer be a Pharmacist due to the strain, I decided to revive it.

Leave a Comment

I accept the Privacy Policy

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.