15 Crazy Ways To Make Money From Home


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Boredom is one of the challenges most housewives and stay-at-home mom face in Nigeria. As a matter of fact, most moms out there are idle and don’t have money of their own to support their husbands. However, this article focus on the 15 creative ways to make money as a stay-at-home mom in Nigeria.

If you are passionate about any of these ideas in this article, you can make up to 200k a month. Many stay-at-home moms solved became financially independent by simply implementing one of the ideas below.

Therefore, take your time and read all the ideas thoroughly. Also, if you need any assistance on how to start any of these businesses, don’t hesitate to drop a question in the comment box.

Top 5 Ways To Make Money As A Stay-At-Home Mom In Nigeria

#1. Data Sharing Business

One of the ways to make money as a stay-at-home mom in Nigeria is data sharing business. This business is relatively very easy to start and requires little capital.

Several housewives are doing this business and it is helping them to be financially independent. Check our article on “How To Start Data Sharing Business In Nigeria” for details on how to start this business.

#2. Freelancing

Freelancing is also among the creative ways to make money as a stay-at-home mom in Nigeria. As a matter of fact, freelancing has made several people around the world employed.

Therefore, if you are a mom or housewife without any job, freelancing is a perfect money making machine for you. However, you need to have a skill like writing, telemarketing, proofreading etc. Trust me, if you have any of these skills, this is just the beginning of your financial freedom.

Check out our article on “best freelancing websites 2018“ to know the platform to register on. You can also check out “High demand gigs on Fiverr” for tips and directions.

#3. Day Care

Establishing a daycare is another easy way to make money as a stay-at-home housewife. You can get a space and start this business there.

Daycare is a very lucrative and fast-growing business in Nigeria. As a matter of fact, as of today, the demand for daycare is higher than the numbers available.

#4. Social Media Influencer

Social Media influencer is another exceptional way to make money as a housewife. In fact, instead of seeing Telemundo and Zee world all time. You can start building your following on Twitter and Instagram.

One of the easiest ways of getting more followers on social media is by continuously posting relevant and interesting information on your social media account. If your posts are informative and educative, trust me you will have thousands of followers within a short time.

Social media influencers in Nigeria charge as high as 200k to post or tweet a particular information or adverts.

#5. Resume Writing

Writing Resume for people is another easy way to make money from home. There are countless job seekers out there looking for somebody to help them write a professional resume.

If you think you have this skill, then you are good to go. You can advertise your CV writing services on your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and other social media platforms.

#6. Blogging

Blogging is another area that can fetch stay-at-home moms money. However, it takes time for your blog to start generating income. As a matter of fact, some blogs take up to 2 years before you can start making money from them.

Generally, patient and consistency is the secret of blogging. Guess what? Once you start making money from blogging, it is continuous.

As a rule, you have to blog about a niche that you are very familiar with. With this, you can be blogging with passion while making money from it. Check our article on “How To Increase Traffic To Your Blog In 2018 [The Secret of Successful Bloggers]” to under blogging better.

#7. FMCG Distribution

Fast moving consumer goods distribution is another good business idea for a stay-at-home mom. As a matter of fact, it is a business that will give you a steady income to support your family.

It is relatively easy to start, just identify any upcoming company and register with them as a distributor. Once you are among their authorized distributors, you can even get some of these products on credit.

Some of the best selling products in this category are; soaps, tissue papers, detergents, snacks, noodles etc. If you are the hardworking type, sincerely you will make it big in FMCG distribution business. It is definitely one of the easiest ways to make money as a stay-at-home mom in Nigeria.

#8. Fashion Design

This is another interesting business you can do as a housewife in Nigeria. Even if you are a graduate, you can still do this business.

However, you have to learn fashion design as a skill before you can do this business very well. Why not devote a year and six months to learn this skill very well and start your own fashion design business.

You can package your own and build a brand. Trust me, if you are very good at it, you will be making steady and good income from it.

#9. Catering 

With the number of wedding parties, birthday parties, naming ceremonies and many other celebrations going on in Nigeria, you obviously don’t need a soothsayer to know that catering is a top-notch business.

Interestingly, the business comes once in a while, it could be once or twice a month. However, people are making fortune out of it.

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#10. Online Retail Business

Don’t tell me you have not heard of online retail business! Retail business goes beyond having a kiosk or shop in front of your house. The Internet has made it more interesting and lucrative with the emergence of E-commerce platforms.

In Nigeria, you can do an online retail business as a stay-at-home mom. You can sell wrist watches, shoes, clothes, jewellery etc on platforms like Konga and Jumia. It is very easy to start and you can make a real income from it.

#11. Rental Business

In every town and city in Nigeria, there are countless wedding parties and other celebrations every weekend. So, if you are running a rental business, you will be leasing plastic chairs, tables, and canopies to people at an agreed price.

This is one of the most stressless business you can think of in Nigeria. Despite the fact that it is not stressful, the income from it is dope. It is one of the best ways to make money as a stay-at-home mom in Nigeria.

#12. Agriculture

Fish farming, rabbit farming, livestock farming are some of the Agriculture businesses stay-at-mom can do in Nigeria. As a matter of fact, you can also do beans flour production, cassava processing, snail farming etc.

Agriculture is fast becoming one of the fastest growing business in Nigeria.

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#13. Information Marketing

Information Marketing is one of the most lucrative internet businesses in Nigeria. Information marketers are people that sell information online.

These tech entrepreneurs create ebooks, digital products, and video tutorials and sell them online. You can also key into this niche as an unemployed married woman in Nigeria.

Several people have become Self-made millionaires by taking advantage of information marketing.

#14. Event Planning

Event planning is also among the ways to make money as a stay-at-home mom in Nigeria. However, before you can start this business, you must have good organizing skill.

As a matter of fact, you must be able to organize large parties without logistics and other challenges. Also, the business is very lucrative and with a good contact, you can soar high within a short while.

#15. Vlogging

Vlogging is the last business idea on our list. It involves video blogging about a particular niche. However, these videos are always educative, informative and entertaining.

Several people have become celebrities overnight as a result of video blogging. You see their videos on Youtube, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. It is actually very easy, you can open your Youtube Channel as well and start posting interesting videos on trending issues.

These are the top 15 ways to make money as a stay-at-home mom. Was this article helpful? Kindly share with friends on social media and don’t hesitate to drop a comment below if you have a question for us.


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