Owning and maintaining an online business gives entrepreneurs the freedom to make
money from anywhere in the world. The idea is enticing and more possible than ever, but
many entrepreneurs don’t know where to start. The most necessary step in starting a
profitable online business is to find a business idea that matches your skills and strengths.
Identify a skill or talent that you think could be converted into a home-based or online
business opportunity. Simply go through this consolidated list of business ideas for
women who want to be their own boss and find out if you could be one of them.
Ordering in food has become the norm with numerous food-ordering apps providing quick
and easy meal fixes. Setting up a catering service can be a profitable business, especially
in communities that have a large working population. One can easily start a catering
service with kitchen appliances that are already available in the house. Other things that
would be necessary besides are groceries and packaging containers.
Handcrafted jewelry is popular because of the uniqueness of the designs. If you are
creative enough to fashion pieces of jewelry using quilling or other methods, you can
create a Facebook or Instagram page to showcase handmade earrings, necklaces,
bracelets and more. But you have to make sure the designs and the finishing are topnotch.
You can earn money by reselling clothes on social media platforms or e-commerce
platforms. If you buy clothes from local markets or wholesalers, you can sell those online
at higher rates and earn a profit. You can create a lucrative business by selling distinctive
clothes not found in malls or stores.
Blogging is one of the most suitable business ideas for women at home. The good part is
that you can work for flexible hours as per your wish. You just need to build a website and
write articles about anything you like. You can start a blog depending on the interest you
have like food blogging, travel blogging, beauty blogging, photography blogging and child
care blogging etc. Once you become able to bring enough visitors every month, you will
Home-based hobby classes:
If you have a skill that you are good at, you can consider conducting classes to share it.
Hobby classes like flower making, cake decorating, jewelry making, art, pottery etc. are
popular with adults and kids alike.
If you are adept at baking and enjoy making cookies, biscuits, brownies, breads or cakes
at home, then this passion can become your calling. All you require: an oven and baking
YouTube makes starting an online education business especially easy. Upload videos of
yourself educating viewers on any subject, whether beginner or advanced, and use social
media to spread the word of your channel. As your number of viewers grows, you’ll be
able to monetize your videos and make a profit from them.
If you are great with your hands then a good home-based business for women is
handmade craft supplies. The world is seeing a shift towards handmade as it is authentic
and unique. Stationary to handcrafted book covers, great ideas can be used to create
handmade goodies that can pay good money. Backing your creativity with good quality
and unique products will help build loyal customer bases.
Match your skill or passion with any one or more of these to create an opportunity that is
best for you. Being your boss gives you freedom of choice and the ability to juggle your
Eshrat Zafrin, Intern/ YSSE