In many households, one adult
works while the other stays home to care for young
children. Most of the time, the Dad is the one
who works and the Mom stays home with the children.
Several years ago, families that did this usually
had no problems paying their bills and taking
care of their other monetary obligations. These
days, however, the economy is much different—and
Moms who stay at home often look for ways to bring
in extra money.
There are many ways in which Moms who are staying
at home to take care of the kids can make cash
online. Working at home and earning money online
isn’t difficult, and it doesn’t have to be time-consuming.
Here are some simple ways in which Moms can make
cash online from home:
Sell stock photos
Moms usually have digital cameras to take photos
of their children. They can use those same cameras
to take other photographs that can be sold for
profit. There are several websites which sell
photos. Before beginning, it is best to visit
these sites to take note of what types of images
are selling. People are always looking for photos,
and it isn’t necessary to be a professional photographer
or to have the most high-tech camera to take great
photos. Look for tips on the stock photo websites.
Sell on EBay
Gently used children’s clothing (especially name
brand clothing) and baby equipment are often hot
sellers on EBay and on other online auction websites.
Moms can earn a profit from their unneeded children’s
items—and at the same time clear out their household.
Of course, other items can also be sold at auction.
Because online auctions can be posted at any time
of the day or night, this is a great option for
Try Amazon’s Mechanical Turk
This website offers many different types of tasks,
most of which can be completed in a minute or
two. The downside is that many tasks pay only
a few pennies each; however, Moms can complete
qualifications to earn access to higher-paying
tasks. Some of those tasks pay several dollars
each, while still only taking a few minutes to
complete. Because these tasks do not require a
big time commitment, they can be good for Moms
with small children who need a lot of attention.
Blog for pay
Many Moms don’t have the time to start their
own blogs. There are many blogging websites, though,
which hire people to blog for pay. Moms who are
good writers can work for already established
blogs to make cash online.
Write articles for pay
Several websites pay for well-written articles
on many different subjects. Moms who can write
polished articles in a conversational tone may
find this to be a good method for earning money
online. Some sites pay per article; other sites
pay a fee per article as well as a fee based upon
how many people view the article.