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You may be getting sick of that stuffy office and fluorescent lighting. Am I right? I did and am beyond grateful that I get to work from home full time now as a software and systems analyst. When I got laid off from my last job, I was quickly discouraged about where to go from there. One thing I knew for sure was that I did not want to waste hours in traffic everyday and wanted to be happier in my job.

I was lucky enough to come across an I.T. employer on indeed that all of their offices are virtual, meaning everyone works from home across the U.S. doing various jobs throughout various departments. The people were so nice and we see each other maybe once a year. However I am not authorized to give away information about who I work for, but I can say I get about 100% more work done working from home. It truly is the way of the future for working environments if you are in a field similar to mine. Think about the amount of money both the company and yourself would be saving if most companies ran virtual offices instead of physical ones they had to pay rent and insurance on.

Having said my point on why I stand behind virtual working conditions, I want to share with you on ways you can also work from home in a variety of fields!

Among the best ways to work from home are:

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You are about to get your mind blown.

We are in a technological revolution after all. It is now possible to work from home doing whatever you want.

Welcome to 2017.

Utilize job search engines.

Where do you look if you are looking or a job that is 100% remote. I looked at all the job search engines and the least likely one I thought would work was the one landing me this awesome job. It eventually gave me the financial freedom, spare time and idea to get this site up and running. My next step from working from home for someone else , is working from home for myself.

So what search engines do you know? Look at them all. Here are a couple of suggestions.

These search engines will have an advanced search feature that will allow you to search for work from home jobs. To filter the results to your advantage, use the ‘Location’ field and type in either ‘Work From Home’, ‘Remote’ or ‘Telecommuting’.

Scroll through what appeals to you and your field, and apply to all you think would work for you. Some require travel like mine does once a year.

Sell Your Services On Fiverr or Upwork.



Be your own boss and use your skills to create your own job. Work from home and work for yourself.

Fiverr is a network of working people who offer services and people who come to fiverr looking to get tasks done that they aren’t fit to complete or don’t have the time. It is an amazing idea if you think about. What is best about fiverr is that is all free to sign up and use! You only pay when you are paying someone on fiverr to complete a task for you. Plus, you keep 80% of each transaction.

Here are the steps to start selling your useful skills.

1.Create A Gig

After you sign up, set up your Gig, and offer your services to the global audience.

2.Deliver Great Work

The fiverr system will notify you when you get an order and prompt you to discuss details with your customers.

3.Get Paid

Payment is transferred to you upon order of completion. Simple as that!

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Start a blog.

Set up a money making blog the cheapest way possible with Siteground, in this step-by-step useful guide.

You can monetize a blog in any number of ways. What turned me on most to blogging as an investment in my future, was how diverse your content and income portfolio can grow to be. Among some of the ways you can make money blogging are displaying ads, affiliate marketing, selling a product of yours, selling a service of yours, writing sponsored posts, posting as a social media influencer, offer courses others can sign up for, offer paid subscriptions for products like stock photos and designs, write and ebook to sell, offer tech services like helping others to set their site up, blogging on other blog networks and getting paid for it, etc. Currently I am only utilizing ads, affiliate marketing, just started as an influencer and beginning to offer my web set up and WordPress development and graphic/content services.

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Some of the ad networks I belong to and recommend:

Some of the affiliate networks and programs I belong to and recommend:

Some of the influencer networks I belong to and recommend:

Your blog and what you decide to do with it is 100% up to you, you own it and you can build it up to be such a wonderful thing. I love having something that is 100% mine, I can control it, and the possiilities are endless with what I can do with it. Blogging is an exciting journey.

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Sell/ resell stuff online.


You can either sell your own things online or resell items you purchased for the intention of resale. Reselling your own things online gets pretty easy and sets a steady cash flow pretty quickly if you are a collector. My wife collects guitars and after collecting too many over the years, started selling them on eBay and now makes an extra $500 bucks a month just selling random guitars. I know a handful of people that do this for a living.

You can resell other peoples items pretty easily as well. Visit an auction for some antiques that may have a market still to resell on ebay. Buy items like records, books, electronics, furniture to resell for a higher price. Check out junk yards for car parts or estate sales for tools and furniture.

The networks you can do the best with selling items online or flipping/reselling items online are as follows:

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68 Replies to “How To Work From Home Doing Anything You Want”

  1. This is a super awesome information here. Thanks for sharing. The world is highly tech now and I love that you can even run a company remotely.

  2. The virtual world began many, many years ago with Virtual Assistants – maybe industries even sooner than that. Web Site designers were working virtually well before VAs. I joined the virtual work force around 2001 as a Virtual Assistant then Web Site designer. I’ve never looked back. The IT world has been working remotely for almost as long – if not longer. Now I do grief coaching via video conferencing. It’s a wonderful world.

  3. Its such a useful blog ! I am bookmarking for future reference !! I am working from home so need alot from this !!

  4. I am trying all these methods but not seem to have any luck. I haven’t monetized my blog but I never started it to make money from it and it is also a very niche subject but have tried fiverr and selling things online without any success. Do you have any advice or posts related to those?

    1. I have some other posts about selling stuff… all the links are under related links within this post. I am working on some other posts about this though and should be up this week. Just check back for more updates!

  5. Great to know about ad networks and affiliate networks. Great post! Just curious though, why you did not mention Upwork, in one of the remote freelance platforms…:-)

    1. That is one I have not fully explored yet to be able to talk about it. I will take a deeper look at it for a future post maybe! Thanks for the suggestion!

  6. I’m working on turning my blog into a full-time gig. Thanks for the advice! I can’t wait to try some of these tips.

  7. I found this really interesting. I wasn’t aware of some of the other affiliate programmes although I haven’t joined one just yet myself I need to increase my views and DA.

  8. I work about 10 hours a day every day, but on my days off I even work from home. It’s only because I don’t have coverage at the office so if I don’t, it will turn into a circus when I get back. I would love to be able to work from home full time because as you say, I get so much more done. But at home I don’t have to answer the phone! I think that is the difference.

  9. This is very useful information! I would love to work from home one of these days.It is a dream of mine that I intend to make happen sooner than later! I love SiteGround too! They are the best!

  10. Great tips, am working remotley part time and can say that am more productive not having to worry about the commute or gas. Thanks for the leads.

  11. Working from home works for me because I have a steady retirement income to back me. Your advice is welcome and cNt wait to implement some of your strategies.

  12. I’m not sure how I survived going to an office everyday since I’ve been working from home. Best decision ever to invest in my dream. I love that you share so much information in this post to help others achieve their own goals. Thank you!

  13. I have been contemplating on signing up for Media.net. I tried to but my only issue is that they take a long time to respond to queries. I might try Chikita. Thanks for sharing other ways to earn online. This is a good opportunity for stay at home moms.

  14. There is no doubt that virtual offices and workplaces are here to stay and using the internet allows you to build you own income stream to a global audience. This does have many upsides and challenges also, depending on your knowledge level. Nevertheless there are few things you can’t overcome if you have the required determination. Great post.

  15. I don’t think I could work from home as you have to have so much discipline and I’d worry about getting distracted and doing other things which I wouldn’t do when I was at work x

  16. Thanks Guys!! You have helped me with the Google Analytics. I was totally lost with it until I signed up to your subscription and you sent me an email to help me. Feel happy and not as lost!! Wish I had know about Siteground earlier too!!

  17. I still pinch myself that I am earning from my blog. It is not enough but it is a start, I tried Fiver but have not received anything through them. I like the sound of searching for work from home jobs though thank you xx

  18. Very well written. I always hire gigs from Fiverr from creating a funnel to SEO, This is to tell you how much they are in demand. Working from home has made my life so much easier! Thanks for sharing!

  19. My husband works from home doing IT and after seeing how good he has it, I couldn’t imagine after having another office job. It’s so great that there are so many jobs available for you to do right from your couch.

  20. I am currently looking for ways to monetise my blog so there are great tips here in which to do so. Also the links to searching for ways in which to work from home are very helpful. Thanks!

  21. Great post! As a mum of five, working from home is imperative! I am lucky to be able to blog for a living, and am in the process of writing my first childrens book, that certainly keeps me busy!

  22. This is a great resource for earning money working at home. When I had kids, I knew I wanted to stay home and blogging allows me to earn money and still be here for them when they need me.

  23. I like how a lot of companies are starting to give their employees work from home days. Its the best thing ever!

  24. There really are plenty of opportunities online that people can take advantage of. It’s not that tough to find a job anymore especially when it comes to blogging or freelance writing.

  25. Nice and useful post on work from home. Great tips. And you are right about technological advancement or revolution.
    Today many companies are giving work to work at home.. Yes blogging is the one of those things.
    Thanks for sharing…

  26. Great resources to keep the ball rolling even without a regular job. And i am sure if it works, it can bring out the best of results..

  27. At first I started working as a freelancer on Upwork and later I started a blog, but it is not going so well. I might get back to Upwork.

  28. This is something I’ve been thinking to do, work from home fully. Thank you for sharing this information full with valuable details. There are plenty of opportunities and blogging is one of them.

  29. amazing to know we can really make a whole lot of money right from our homes doing what we know how to do best and at our own pace to deliver. thanks for the headsup. will look uo fiver and upword.

  30. What a brilliant post! I’ve been working from home for over 6 months now and I’m absolutely loving it, I wouldn’t want to do anything else! x

  31. I have just really begun trying to turn my blog into a business. So much work but hope that I can make enough to contribute to my family! Some other great ideas here!

  32. This is one of the best posts about and so informative. I have started blogging 2 months back and I want to make it a full-time thing by monetizing it. Will surely read all your articles. Thanks for sharing. 🙂

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  34. I’m starting to finally branch off the just writing part of blogging and becoming more serious about making money from home… thanks for the info, it was perfect timing : ) I’ll be sure to check out a few ideas you’ve mentioned : )

  35. This is very helpful post thank you for your effort to bring us this amazing post! I’m working from home full time. I’m fashion blogger, I hope this year will be good for me.

  36. mate this post is informative and great, i would love to work from home and do anything i want, i mean who doesn’t want that lol

  37. I love the quiet atmosphere of working from home. Without the distractions of an office, I can stay focused on my work and complete tasks quickly.

  38. I’ve worked from home for the past 10 years. My career job is in I.T for corporate America and I’m also a blogger (my hobby). At first I found it challenging to stay focused with all of the around the house distractions. Now, I have to be careful to get out and about or I’ll get cabin fever. All that being said, I wouldn’t have it any other way.

  39. Hi! We live in some exciting times providing more freedom for people to work from home, according to their own schedule. I have been freelance for most of my career. It is great but sometimes I am craving a bit more structure and real-life interaction with people!

  40. First of all I would like to say terrific blog! I had a quick question in which I’d like to ask if you do not mind. I was curious to find out how you center yourself and clear your thoughts before writing. I have had a hard time clearing my mind in getting my thoughts out there. I do enjoy writing however it just seems like the first 10 to 15 minutes are usually lost just trying to figure out how to begin. Any recommendations or hints? Thank you!

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