It may seem like the UK economy has been improving and more jobs are becoming available. However, based on a report from the Centre for Labour and Social Studies, as cited by Faiza Shaheen on The Guardian, 20% of households either have or plan to have second jobs. This is especially heartbreaking for stay-at-home moms who cannot even afford to take on a full-time job. If you are one of them, here are some ideas to start earning without leaving your home.
List your extra space for rental
If you are in a metropolitan area like Bromley, Kent, a loft conversion would be a great idea for visiting tourists. This would require bigger capital, but it would also provide a more stable income. Also, with a more stylish space, you can ask for higher daily fees. If you have an extra guest room, that would be fine too, as long as you spruce it up.
Get an online job
Nowadays, job opportunities for online-based freelancers are endless. You can work as a tutor, transcriptionist, virtual assistant, or data encoder. If you are equipped with more technical skills like software development or graphic design, you can get a much higher pay by the hour. If you think that your skills are insufficient, consider taking online courses with minimal fees.
Sell your work on the Internet
If your strength lies more in creative work, you can likewise thrive on the Internet. There is a wide array of incredible platforms for artists, hobbyists, and crafters to sell their work. Whether you are into photography, needlework, DIY projects like upcycling furniture, or jewellery-making, there is space on the World Wide Web for your artworks and products. You simply need to be aggressive in promoting them to connect to your target market.
People cannot help but feel that what they are earning is still insufficient because of the inflation. This is a sad truth, especially for people who cannot take on full-time jobs like stay-at-home moms. However, depending on what kind of income you expect to make and how much work you are willing to apply, there are still several ways to earn income from the comforts of your own home.