Being a mom is one of the toughest jobs in the world. And to make it harder, it doesn’t pay you anything at all. If you are a single mom, you and we both know the struggle you face to keep moving forward with all those expenses for you and your child. But still, everyone with a right mind knows that it’s difficult to go out for work when you have little kids. And we are here to bring you a solution.

At home jobs! Yes, there are many jobs you can do at home, ranging from freelance jobs to jobs offered from reputed companies through newspapers, advertisements or over the internet. Here you will be informed about some of the most preferred legitimate work which can be done from the comforts of your home.

Customer Service Representative (Call Centers)

Most of the American Based companies such as Walgreens and American Express often hire virtual agents to assist their customers through customer service calls.  Such companies hire per hour basis, pay ranges from $7 to $15 per hour as per the candidates’ experience.

To apply for this job, you must have excellent customer service skills, a high-speed internet, and a landline phone.  Also, you should have silence in your house while you handle calls. If you are in search for such a job and if you possess the required skill set, you can search on the internet or newspapers and get their application processes.

Search Engine Evaluator

When you search for something on the internet, the search engines list a set of results. But sometimes it fails to bring the most accurate results and here’s where a Search Engine Evaluator works. Search Engine evaluator rates the results found by search engines. The pay ranges from $10 to $15 per hour.

Many companies hire the search engine evaluator by posting their requirement through newspapers or online job websites. You can apply directly from there.

Tech Support Provider

From the name itself you can figure out the type of work this job requires. Tech support provider needs to answer technical questions of the customers over the phone or through online chat. As there are many categories of tech support jobs, the pay scale varies accordingly.

If you think you can be a good tech support provider, this job is for you. Apply now!

Data Entry Worker

Data Entry work is one of the most popular type of work executed mostly through online from home. Many companies need data entry workers to input information into computer programs. You just need to have a good typing speed with accuracy and may be a high-speed internet to work as a data entry worker.  Since the requirements are simple, most of you can apply for this job.

Different categories of data entries are needed by different companies which require different skills and therefor the pay varies similarly.  The pay rate for this job is quite less as compared to other jobs because of its simplicity.

General Transcriber

A transcriptionist is a person who listens to the audio recordings and converts it into a document. No matter whether the recordings are college lectures, interviews or court hearings, the person should have good listening skills and good command on the particular language and accents.

Here the pay rate ranges from $15 to $20 per hour. Before applying for this job, be sure of good command on the language. Click to find General Transcriber jobs!

Document Translator       

A person who knows two or more languages are hired as document translators. In this job, the person needs to translate the document from one language to another without making any mistakes. While translating the sentences, the meaning should remain same.

Such kind of job is easily approached on online jobs offering websites or newspapers. Pay scale differs here as per the languages. Find translator jobs.

Tutor

Tutors have been hired from long back to teach students. Today online tutors and home tutors are in demand around the world. Parents need a skillful tutor for their children who can teach them anytime.

If you think you have strong knowledge in any particular subject, and you can teach that easily, apply for the job of an online tutor. You would require having a computer with a good speed internet connection. Or you can also conduct classes for students at your home.

Freelance Jobs

In the world of money making jobs at home, you may have heard about the term ‘freelancer’. Freelancer is a person who offers services to one or more clients at a time.  You won’t require paying any tax as a freelancer. Being a freelancer, you can raise your rates after gaining much experience and even switch to other high paying clients whenever you like.

Freelance jobs can be found at Freelancer.com, upWork.com or Elance.com.

Singlemoms.org has a very detailed tutorial on How to Make Money as an Article Freelancer.  Also check out there How to Make Money Writing article as well, which offers some general tips on how to be a writer for pay.

Freelance Job Types

Here are some freelance jobs you might consider. All of these are legit positions and you can do them from home. Note though, some of these require training.

Magazine writer

If you have an interest in writing and carry excellent language and writing skills, then you can become a magazine writer. Writing for magazines are said to be the best paying job as compared to other writing jobs.

Pay ranges from $50 to $1000 per magazine article as per the category of the magazine.

Freelance Blogger

Freelance blogger is paid less than a magazine writer but is loved field for writers. In this type of writing, writer has to write regular blogs for some companies or business. Pay ranges from $20 to $100 per blog post. Freelance blogger job is one of the famous online jobs among students and women.

Copywriter

The copywriter is quite different from magazines writing and blog writing. It majorly focuses on increasing sales. Various types of sales letters, sales pages, newsletters and other marketing write-ups are needed by the copywriter.

Virtual Assistant

A personal assistant who works from home is termed as Virtual Assistant. There are many duties which are not possible for some companies to handle, so they hire a virtual assistant. In the present, companies want to maintain their reputation through social media, so they mostly hire a virtual assistant for managing their social pages.

Other types of work like finding pictures, editing, scheduling, and email management is asked from the virtual assistant.

Web Designer

If you are creative in designing unique websites, then you should work as a web designer. Before applying for such type of jobs, you must have a website designed by you which shows your portfolio. Web designing is becoming the hottest job around the world.

Commission Based Online Reseller

To become an online reseller, the person should be skillful in selling things. There are various jobs posted online by the manufacturing companies who need commission based online reseller for selling their products.

Take Surveys

Online Surveys is another most preferred job by the people. It is a trusted work in which the person needs to fill details needed by the surveying website from time to time. This job does not require any skill but a payment will be made for each filled survey.

We bet you’ve already found the perfect at home job for you from this category. There are many other jobs you can carry out at home. If you are more towards the creative side you can start your own business like card making, painting, cake making or even other food related jobs where you can have a take away food hut from home.

Regardless of what job you choose just remember, however busy you might be with your kids and other house work, you can always find a little time to earn some money for you and have some fun at the same time.