Work From Home Business Ideas For Creative Entrepreneurs
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A question that I get asked a lot is, "What work from home business can I start today with little overhead?"
I rounded up a list of 10 work from home business ideas for creatives that you can start today.
1. 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 Printful make it super simple to get started selling your designs online.
Set up your account in just minutes, connect your WooCommerce store and upload your designs.
They will print and ship your designs direct to your customers for you.
How easy is that?
Do you have an idea for a book or lots of content on your blog?
Package your content 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:
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3. 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.
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During the workshop, you will learn:
- 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
- How to increase fees without learning new tech or web design skills.
- How to create more predictable and consistent income.
- How to go from struggling website designer… to HIGH paid consultant… (by asking prospects TWO SIMPLE QUESTIONS before engaging with them).
Wedding photography, family portraits, lifestyle photography, oh my - there are so many niches to explore!
Or you could start your own Styled Stock Photography website and sell your images in bundles or for a monthly membership.
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Statistics show that video marketing is on the rise and is only going to continue to gain popularity.
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.
There are many ways bloggers make money and work from home: affiliate marketing, online courses, physical product sales, eBooks, digital product sales, and more.
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So much content is published online that there is a growing need for copywriters to help businesses create messaging that stands out.
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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
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.