Good work from home options for mums of young kids need to tick a few boxes. In this series, you’ll find ten good options that tick the boxes and ensure “real income” not just get rich quick schemes! It’s important to consider what needs your family has before running out and choosing the first work from home opportunity that comes along. Delivering pamphlets might sound good in theory but the pay doesn’t stretch very far. Buying a franchise might offer great returns but you’ll need a lot of capital up front.
Choosing the Best Work From Home Option for Your Skills
What did you do BC (before children)? Admin? Sales? Process work? Unless you really couldn’t stand that job, playing to your strengths is the best way to make good money. Write a list of your skills and consider jobs that best match them.
Choosing the Best Work From Home Option for Your Family
Some mums have a great support network of helpful babysitters and home business personal assistants, some don’t! Some have a dad who can be in charge in the evening and on weekends, some don’t. Some mums have kids with greater needs than others. Some families have bigger bills than others. Some families live a long way from cities, some don’t. Some are happy to have clients in their home, some aren’t. Consider the level of flexibility and income your work at home opportunity needs to be a success for you family.
What else you need to consider…
You will need to register a business name and get an ABN (you may not need it right away but you may as well – it’s free). You won’t need to register for GST in Australia until you’re turning over $75,000 or more. You will probably need insurance (shop around, there are brokers that get it FAR cheaper than the mainstream companies) and depending on the career you choose, you may need other licenses to operate. Check with SmartLicense in Australia.
Now you know the type of job, skills and parameters…
Read on for the top 10 work at home options for mums – click on each one to read about how to go about it!
About the Author: Dana Flannery is a crazy busy work at home mum who will never work for someone else again! Check out her Website Marketing and Marriage Celebrant Brisbane pages or visit her Facebook Online Marketing page.