We’re all familiar with how tough the job market is these days. Opportunities aren’t as hot as they used to be, so many people are looking for alternatives by becoming self-starters and earning money from home…and what’s not to love about being able to stay in your pajamas all day while making a living?
While you may see little opportunity in your area, the number of potential home-based careers is almost unfathomable, especially since many are online opportunities. To help you get started, here are three paths you might consider.
Sell a Product Online
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E-commerce has seen a surge in recent years thanks to its ability to let sellers reach a huge audience around the web as well as the fact that it’s inexpensive to set up. Etsy and eBay are just a couple of the hundreds of e-commerce sites you can use to sell a product. Forbes predicts that by 2017, the e-commerce industry will be worth $440 billion. You can easily be a part of that. Handmade jewelry, art, and even antiques sell well in online shops, but you could take advantage of any one of the many trends floating around on the web.