10 home based small business ideas for woman


Women have so many responsibilities that sometimes their career takes a backseat. From parents to house to husband and to children, they have to look after so many people and things, that going to office become difficult for them.

But achieving your dreams and following your passion is crucial, and for that, you only need focus and willpower. If going to the office is not working for you, there are tons of entrepreneurial ideas that can help you start your own business that too from the comfort of your home.

Let’s discuss 10 such ideas:

1.         Blogging

If you love writing, blogging is one of the best business ideas from you. It won’t require huge capital investment, and you can start working from the comfort of your home. It is a real and genuine way of earning decent money on the internet.

You can start blogging focusing on just content or photography or you can blog about food, books, travel, and so on.

It is easy to start a blog, you can either make a free account on blogger.com, or you can make a blog using WordPress. In both cases, if you buy a domain, you will get a better chance to run ads and earn more.

2.         Card Making

If you love creativity and designing, card making is a great option for you. It requires little capital, and you can start this business at your home before turning it into a big business. Cards are still popular amongst people, and if you can bring a unique twist to it, it will certainly sell.

Of course, like all business ideas it needs marketing too, so don’t forget to make an Instagram account.

Also, take help from Canva; it is a free tool with lots of templates that will make designing cards easy for you.

3.         YouTube Videos

Another great home-based job that you can start is making YouTube videos. YouTube is completely free, you only have to make an account and publish videos that you would like to share with other people.

The making and editing of the video will require some money, but until you start earning from YouTube, you can shoot videos on your phone and edit them using any free editing software.

You can make comedy videos or Vlog or share tips about beauty, skin, homecare, or you can share food recipe on it.

4.         Freelance work

Freelancing is another option for women who want to work from their home. Freelancing not only lets them work from home, but it also lets them choose their own timings. There are tons of freelancing work options like writing, book-keeping, photography, designing, and so on. Check out the website of Upwork to get any freelancing job of your choice.

  • Freelance writing

Freelance writers have the option to write articles, blog, and so on. You can even write for newspapers and other media companies looking for freelance journalists.

Also, you have the option to work as an ebook writer or become a ghostwriter (no byline) and earn good money. Contena, Blogging pro, journalism jobs are websites for freelancing writing jobs.

  • Book-keeping

Every firm requires a book-keeper, but they sometimes hire temporary people for that job. If you have a knack for this field, you can work as a freelance book-keeper for them.

  • Freelance designer

Love graphic designing? Then start freelancing from your home. You can find genuine work through these sites- 99designs, dribble, and Angle list and so on.

5.         Tiffin services

It is a popular business in India, but I think it will be popular in most countries. People who go to the office and don’t have time to cook or cannot cook, love homemade food as it is not easy to eat outside food every day. If you have a passion for cooking, you can start a tiffin service at your home. You can cook and deliver food to these people and get paid.

6.         Candle –making

The demand for decorative and scented candle amongst consumer can make for a great business opportunity for women. It won’t require huge capital, and you can easily start this venture from your home.

7.         Party-planner

I am not talking about planning big events that require a huge team and investment. I am talking about small parties for kid’s birthday or other children party that requires less investment. Most couples living in society are looking for cheap but quality planners to plan a small birthday party for the kids in their society.

If you love parties and knows what it takes to make a party breathtaking and lively, then this business idea is something you should explore.

8.         Craft-making

If your hobbies include making mats or woolen items or any other decorative crafts, then turn this hobby into a business. It won’t cost you much, and these days there is a huge demand for handcrafted goods.

9.         Activity classes and daycare

The number of women who want to work from their homes due to many reasons is increasing. Take advantage of this and find a group of like-minded women, then together you can start dance classes or drawing classes or classes for various activities in your home only.

Also, you can even open a daycare or crèche in your home or in some office space nearby. It will be a successful business if you can provide optimal child care as working parents are always on the lookout for a daycare that keeps their children safe and happy.

10.   Image consulting

Do you love dressing up and you are always complimented for your great taste? Then, this business idea is perfect for you. There are many people who would love to have a personal image or fashion consultant.

It won’t cost you much to start this business and you can start by consulting your neighbors.

It is high time, every woman out there starts working. We can contribute a lot more to society by working and these options will help all housewives to find their footing.