Sick of the day to day drag? Need to make some extra money? Here’s a list of 11 things to make and sell from home so you can quit your day job and get more out of your life!
Isn’t the Internet awesome?
Since its debut to the world, it has given us so many opportunities we didn’t have before and it has certainly made the world a much “smaller place”. The World Wide Web has provided more and more people with the opportunity to work from home and has offered countless women the option of being home with their children to watch them grow and still make an income. The number of things to make and sell from home using the internet is infinite.
If you can dream and make it, then you can sell it to someone…somewhere in the world.
You know the old saying “You could sell ice to an Eskimo”? It’s true…people all over the world are actually buying ice on the internet!
So, if you’ve been sitting around trying to think of things to make and sell from home, this post is for you!
No matter what your craft or skill level, there is something you can do to make money at home.
Below, I’ve compiled a list of things to make and sell from home so you can quit your day job and finally start doing something you love…
11 Things To Make and Sell From Home So You Can Quit Your Day Job
Do you enjoy baking and decorating cakes? Learn How to Start a Cake Business From Home and then open up an Etsy shop or start your own website and sell your cakes online!
Check out these delicious looking cakes and treats from Lady Sweet Cakes on Etsy!
Create Meal Plans
People are busy and they don’t always have time to come up with easy dinner menus for themselves. Offer them the gift of time with custom made menu plans or design blank menu planners and sell them as printables on Etsy.
There are so many options available for teachers on the Internet! And, no, you don’t need a teaching license. The only requirements are knowledge, persistence and a subject that people want to learn about. Learn How to Make Money Teaching Without Getting a Job…
The Internet is made up of graphic design. Why not steal a piece of that pie? If you’re good at web design, offer to design websites from the ground up for your customers. Not so good at web design? No Worries! You can make stationery, design t-shirts, art prints, duvet covers, the list goes on and on!
Okay, so writing might not seem like “things to make and sell from home”, but it is…
Hear me out! Yes, your words are not a tangible thing, however, you can easily create e-books and articles, blog posts and even your own magazine if you wanted to get really serious! Then, you can sell your finished products on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, CreateSpace….again, the list goes on and on! Just type “sell e-books” into google, you’ll be shocked at how many options there are online!
Design & Sell T-Shirts
There are a zillion websites on the internet that offer you the ability to design and sell t-shirts. From Amazon Merch to Society 6 to Zazzle, you can really make a lot of money if you offer popular designs that people want to buy. Learn more from MoneyPantry.com…
Do you like taking pictures? Get them printed professionally and offer your photographs of landscapes, wildlife, etc. for sale! Here’s 37 ways to do it from The Work At Home Woman.
People go crazy for homemade soap! Back in early 2000s, before I started designing stationery, I sold homemade soap at local craft shows and I loved it! Making soap is not only a really fun craft, but you can make them to satisfy a ton of different skin needs and there is a HUGE market for specialized soaps on Etsy. Check out this post from 6 Dollar Family on How to Make Homemade Soap + 33 Recipes!
Just like with the soap, people get all sorts of gaga over fun candles and there are so many things you can do with them! From a standard jar candle to making hand-sculpted pillar candles, the possibilities are endless! Head over to Crafts on Fire to see recipes for 20 Unique and Easy DIY Candles that Anyone Can Make, then check out some of these awesome candles people are selling on Etsy…
Homemade Dog Biscuits
Or Food…Toys…Photographs…Or even freakin’ birthday cakes, can you believe that?! People are all sorts of crazy about their pets and they are willing to pay big bucks for homemade things for Fido! Check out this Homemade Dog Biscuits Recipe from DIY Projects to get started…
Especially those with motivational sayings, quotes or phrases on them! You can design and sell coffee mugs on a ton of different websites, without ever touching a single piece of inventory, too! Check out the options on Zazzle, Society6, Printify or Printful…
As you can see the possibilities of things to make on sell from home are literally endless! While I’ve included just 11 here, there are so many more options out there!
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