There are several different work from home jobs, including freelance writing and/or blogging and online tutoring. But of course there are plenty of other work at home career options that you might want to consider as well. When planning on carving a work at home career path, it's important to consider all of your different skills.
Things You Will Need
You will need the desire to work from home and the creativity and drive to pursue this dream.
For instance, if you enjoy online working from home jobs and you happen to have lots of extra stuff lying around your house that is in very good condition (but that you are also dying to get rid of) think seriously about selling these items on eBay. There are actually many people who focus the bulk of their work at home energy on being eBay sellers and are making quite a good living in the process. Scope out some blogs
written by successful eBay sellers, as this is a great way to get some constructive tips about how to begin your own eBay selling career.
Alternatively, if you have great taste in home furnishings and you enjoy visiting other people's homes, you may want to consider running a home decorating business. Depending on where you live, there may be a big demand for this kind of consultant, so be sure to consider it in your ongoing search for online working from home jobs. (As always, do some research first to make sure there are enough potential clients in your locality for you to really make a solid go of a home decorating business.)
Just like there are always people looking to spruce up their homes, there are always people looking for ways to get into better shape. If you are seeking online working from home jobs and you love to exercise
and are in great shape - and if you are also skilled at communicating and teaching - you might want to consider becoming a home based personal trainer. Most personal trainers go to their clients' homes to train them, but if you have a full gym set up at home, some clients may not mind coming to your home instead.
For more tips about working at home, read this piece and this one.
Tips & Warnings
As you can see, there are many different work at home options for you to consider, and as soon as you realize that others have actually succeeded in doing these work from home jobs, you may have the confidence boost you need to try them yourself.