45 Money Making Home Based Business Ideas

Whether you are looking to make some extra cash, dream of being your own boss or just simply have too much time on your hands, starting a home-based business could be the perfect solution for you. 

Here are 45 home-making business ideas that actually make money to inspire you for your next project:

  • Wedding or party planner
  • Florist
  • Cake maker or bakery
  • Travel agency or travel consultant
  • Virtual Assistant
  • Data entry
  • Blogging
  • Dog grooming
  • Doggy daycare and pet sitting
  • Beauty therapist
  • Nail technician
  • Massage therapist
  • Dance lessons
  • Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Cleaning
  • Graphic Design
  • App development
  • Brand ambassador
  • Hairdresser
  • Hand made goods such as jewellery
  • Web designer
  • Email marketing
  • Cold calling
  • SEO consultant
  • Social media manager
  • Copywriter
  • Freelancing
  • Buying & selling products online
  • Clothes designer
  • Business coach
  • Financial coach
  • Online training
  • Business consultant
  • Etsy seller
  • eBay seller
  • Photographer
  • Yoga teacher
  • Personal trainer
  • Candlemaker
  • Counsellor
  • Rent a room on Airbnb
  • Software and computer training

When choosing the right home-based business idea it is important not to rush into it and consider:

  1. Your own skillset
  2. The start up costs attached to the idea
  3. Legal restrictions & regulations which affect running your business idea from your home
  4. Whether you can run it effectively from your home
Anita Forrest
About Anita Forrest

Anita Forrest is a Chartered Accountant turned entrepreneur who helps the self-employed gain financial confidence when it comes to running the numbers side of their business and filing tax returns with guides, templates and resources on the Go Self-Employed website.