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10 Work From Home Business Ideas For Creative Entrepreneurs

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01 | T-Shirt Designer

Are you always thinking up clever little sayings that would look great on a t-shirt? Then starting a t-shirt design business may be perfect for you!

Companies like PrintAura make it super simple to get started selling your designs online. You can get your account set up in just minutes and they will print and ship your designs under your label direct to your customers for you. How easy is that?

02 | eBook Author

Do you have an idea for a book or lots of content on your blog? Package it all up into an eBook and offer it for sale.

It is easier than ever to package up your knowledge into an ebook for sale. Here are two proven, self-published authors that have written books to help YOU become an author too:

Kindle Bestseller Publishing: Publish a #1 Bestseller in the next 30 Days! - The Proven 4-Week Formula to go from Zero to Bestseller as a first-time Author! 

All her books reached #1 within just a few days of publishing and over time, she developed a step-by-step, proven and easy-to-follow system that helped many first time authors around the world reach #1 within weeks and even beat out famous authors like Tim Ferriss, Hal Elrod, John Grisham and Liz Gilbert and - best of all - it can help YOU do the same!

From Jobless to Amazon Bestseller: The Step-by-Step System I Followed to Write, Self-publish, Market and Promote my Book to Become a #1 Bestseller on Amazon

"From Jobless to Amazon Bestseller shows you the simple, step-by-step system that author Marc Reklau used to write, self publish, market and promote his book to over 50,000 downloads on Kindle."

03 | Website Designer

Web design is a growing field. You can build a web design business by working directly with clients or create templates to sell in the marketplace.

Want to sharpen your skills and get the BEST training in the web design business? 

If you’re serious about growing your business, then you need to watch this workshop:


During the workshop, you will learn:

  1. How to WORK SMARTER (Not Harder) in your website design business and to position yourself as the expert and get better projects using the Go Wide Go Deep Method
  2. How to increase fees without learning new tech or web design skills.
  3. How to create more predictable and consistent income.
  4. How to go from struggling website designer… to HIGH paid consultant… (by asking prospects TWO SIMPLE QUESTIONS before engaging with them).

04 | Photographer

Wedding photography, family portraits, lifestyle photography, oh my - there are so many niches to explore!

You could upload and sell your photos online at sites like: Shutterstock or Creative Market.

Or you could start your own Styled Stock Photography website and sell your images in bundles or for a monthly membership.

Start a Photography Business: What beginner and intermediate photographers ought to know about photography & starting a photo business from home

"Imagine doing something you enjoy as your career. Well that's exactly what I'm going to show you in this guide. What to do and what not to do. In this book, Ray Baker will show you how to set it up."

05 | Videographer

Statistics show that video marketing is on the rise and is not backing down any time soon.

If you are able to tell a story and capture an audience's attention through film, then starting a work from home business as a videographer may be the perfect fit for you.

Source: Video Marketing Statistics: What You Must Know for 2019

06 | Blogger

There are many ways bloggers make money and work from home: affiliate marketing, online courses, physical product sales, eBooks, digital product sales, and more.

Michelle Schroeder-Gardner is able to travel full-time and regularly earns over $100,000 a month from her blog, "Making Sense of Cents" which she began in 2011.

Source: CNBC

| Related: 12 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

07 | Copywriter

With more and more content being published online, there is a growing need for copywriters.

If you enjoy writing and want to learn more about freelance copywriting, check out this article over on The Balance Careers blog: 10 Ways to Kick-Start a Freelance Copywriting Career.

08 | Social Media Manager

Do you enjoy spending time on social media or do you have a knack for creating viral content?

If so, you may be enjoy working from home as a social media manager to help companies, bloggers or entrepreneurs build an engaged online audience.

09 | Graphic Designer

There are a number of ways to work from home as a graphic designer and it is easy to get started with little overhead.

Businesses are always in need of graphic designers to help them come up with logos, flyers, brochures, posters and more. You can choose to work directly with business owners or market your designs for sale on sites like Creative Market or Etsy.

Source: Creative Market

10 | Surface Pattern Designer

This is such a fun one! Websites like Spoonflower make it easy for surface pattern designers to get started selling their fabric, wallpaper and wrapping paper designs online.

I have enjoyed creating and selling surface pattern designs for a number of years.

Check out my Spoonflower Shop for inspiration.

Do what you love

Starting a work from home business is not easy - there is a lot to learn.

Choose a work from home business idea that you love and you are more likely to stick with it and have fun too.


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