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 planner 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
  • Candle maker
  • 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