Working from home used to be an isolating experience that left single mums struggling to remain connected to the rest of Australia while doing menial work, like stuffing envelopes or assembling simple crafts. It is easy to see how that would be unappealing to talented professionals, but if you want to run your own schedule [...]
Home Business Ideas
Sydney, Australia is one of the world’s most thriving cities. Economically, Sydney provides job opportunities in a wide variety of sectors. Local small business owners and major corporations both profit greatly from running a business in Sydney. In recent years, home businesses in Sydney have quadrupled. Home business owners utilise local vendors and businesses as well as online resources to maximise their business success. There has never been a better time to start your own home business.
Hosting Parties & Selling Popular Name Brand Products
One of the fastest and easiest home business ideas involves selling other company’s products and services. For a nominal fee, you can join the ranks of many people worldwide that host parties and sell merchandise to family and friends from home. If you have a large circle of friends, colleagues, and acquaintances, you can earn a generous income by joining one of any number of home party companies as a distributor. It is best to become a distributor for a company that sells products that you are also interested in; this will make your job fun and easy.
There are thousands of reputable distributor programs that sell everything from makeup to candles, home cookware, jewellery, chocolates, gift baskets, romantic gifts, and even health insurance. You can market your business by handing out business cards to everyone you meet, posting on classified ad sites, setting up booths at local craft fairs, and posting advertisements in local newspapers. Some schools will also allow you to sell your goods during special events.
Voice over Artist & Jingle Writer
Another very unique and lucrative home business idea is to open your own voice acting studio in your home. Local radio stations, advertisers, commercial producers, and small businesses are always looking for people with unique voices or singing talent to cast in small commercial roles. You would have to make a small initial investment to purchase high quality equipment, but that money can easily be recouped with just one gig. There is a lot of money to be made in voice acting and it is fun! Smaller projects can very easily turn into larger and higher paying gigs, in time. Word-of-mouth advertising is very big in voice acting. Reputable and hardworking voice talents can go on to provide the voice for audio books and even cartoon movies.
Online Tutors & Professors
If you have a specialised skill or expert-level experience in a specific field, you can earn great money as a tutor or online professor. As schools and postsecondary institutions continue to implement new online programs and expand on their current online curriculums, the demand for qualified online teachers increases. Local institutions and many distance education schools offer opportunities for private tutors. Students interact with tutors via classroom chat software or via the telephone. Freelance tutors can earn a very generous and competitive hourly wage and create their own schedules.
Home businesses are among the most lucrative jobs available. Having control over your schedule, marketing, and income potential allows many to reach for the stars and create a thriving home business empire. With a little bit of research, time, patience, and small investment in some cases, it is easy to turn a passion or hobby into a profitable home business.