Updated: Apr 12, 2019
Due to advancements in technology and changes in global cultures, women around the world no longer have to choose between their entrepreneurial aspirations or motherhood.
Are you a mom caught up in the buzz world of your little infant and wondering how you can make an income? Have you always wanted to start a business but couldn't due to being a stay-at-home mom?
Did you know that due to technological advancements and changes in global attitudes towards working moms and momtrepreneurs? You can now spend time with the little ones and build/manage a successful career or business.
Many women around the world, like Pinnacle Group's Founder and CEO, Nina Vaca have found the resources to join, and in Vaca's case climb atop a growing global community of working business moms. There is even a Netflix show about the day-to-day struggles and joys of working moms.
Acquire a Franchise
Franchises might not be as fashionable as they used to be, but there are still plenty of options and business ideas for stay-at-home moms out there. Community papers or magazines, product sales, and other lifestyle franchises could all work for you. Make sure to fully research the franchise before making a purchase, and be sure that you can put the necessary time and work in to turn a profit.
Social Media Management
Many businesses are moving from relying fully on the traditional forms of marketing such as the Radio, Television, Newspapers and Magazines and are taking them online. This is a great opportunity for small businesses.
According to Small Biz trends, 77 percent of small businesses use social media to market their businesses with Facebook being top of the list.
As a mom, if you find yourself always online, trying to create conversations on different platforms such as Facebook or shopping online, chances are that it could be forte. You could look out for different small business who are still lagging and offer to provide social media management services for them.
Do you love writing, everything and anything that comes to mind? Do you keep a journal and update it often? Do you love reading and putting down some reflections after an inspiring read?
Do you have some creative juices flowing every time you pen down some thoughts?
According to Marketing and Growth Hacking, 90% of businesses are using content writing to generate more business leads.
Many businesses have set up websites, podcasts, and You Tube channels to create awareness of their businesses. These are opportunities for you reach out as a contributor or a writer. All you need is creativity, a good laptop and internet in order to make a decent income.
We all love to keep the special moments in our lives. We value birthday parties, engagements, bridal showers, weddings, funerals, baby showers, graduations but to name a few. Creative photographers are high on demand for these moments.
According to Venture Harbour, 13.46% of marketers say photography is critical to their current marketing and storytelling strategies.
You do not need expensive equipment to start a successful photography business. You can start with an affordable camera and an inexpensive photo editing software to build your portfolio and market it on your website or Facebook page. The rest, as they say is history.