60 Best Home-Based Business Ideas For Moms

Are you a stay at home mom with the desire to become an entrepreneur?

Well, you're in luck! There are plenty of opportunities to start your own business while still prioritizing your family.

We put a list together below of the most popular business ideas you can start from home today!

Here they are:

1. Become a motherhood blogger ($78K/year)

Examples of a successful motherhood blogger:

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And for some real world inspiration, give Carly Campbell's story on creating Mommy On Purpose a read:

I’m Carly, a full time stay at home mom, full-time blogger. I run two semi-related businesses - Mommy on Purpose, a mom lifestyle blog focusing on new motherhood and home life (monetized only through traffic), and Blogging Like You Mean It, which supports new bloggers in their journey to monetize their blogs (monetized only through product sales and email marketing).

But more important to me than any of that, I will never have to leave my kids in daycare to go out and work - my mom blog alone makes 8-10,000 Canadian dollars per month, both when I work hard on it AND when I take a month off.

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Carly Campbell, on starting Mommy On Purpose ($10,000/month) full story ➜

2. Become an airbnb host

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3. Start an online baby boutique ($312K/year)

Examples of a successful online baby boutique:

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Check out all of our online baby boutique case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Emma Lovell's story on creating Fly Babee a read:

Hi, I’m Emma Lovell mum of two small children and founder of CoziGo - Sleep on the Go. I’m originally from England and live in Sydney Australia.

Since launching, we have sold thousands of CoziGo’s all over the world and have won many awards and accolades in areas such as innovation, best buy for baby, start-up, and wholesaler of the year.

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Emma Lovell, on starting Fly Babee ($26,000/month) full story ➜

4. Start a childbirth education service

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5. Start an airbnb management company ($420K/year)

Examples of a successful airbnb management company:

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For further info, check out these books and products:

Check out all of our airbnb management company case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Gary Fox's story on creating Host Butlers a read:

My name is Gary Fox, and I run HostButlers, an Airbnb concierge service in Dublin, Ireland.

Since we started nearly four years ago, we have hosted over 200,000 people and have been profitable from month 5.

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Gary Fox, on starting Host Butlers ($35,000/month) full story ➜

6. Start a party planning business

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7. Become a freelance writer ($320K/year)

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Check out all of our freelance writer case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give David Tile's story on creating Article-Writing Co a read:

My name is David Tile. I own and operate a Content Writing Service, under the banner Article-Writing.co.

We don’t consider ourselves a content marketing firm. But a firm dedicated to the business of writing. Project management offers most often attached to marketing agencies. We work against marketing briefs delivering content on time and under budget.

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David Tile, on starting Article-Writing Co ($80,000/month) full story ➜

8. Start a social media marketing service ($600K/year)

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Check out all of our social media marketing service case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give David Schlais's story on creating Vital Traffic Labs a read:

My name is David Schlais and I am a co-founder of Vital Traffic Labs, a social media marketing agency with a core focus in paid social advertising as well as lead generation. We work with a variety of local businesses as well as eCommerce brands, tech start-ups, and more - helping them sustainably grow their businesses!

Today we have grown to between 50-60K in monthly recurring revenue, depending on any set-up fees, one-off services, etc. and it has been an amazing ride to get to this point in only 3 short years. I would attribute our success to putting clients and quality of work first so that we can focus on limiting churn while scaling to new clients and new opportunities.

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David Schlais, on starting Vital Traffic Labs ($50,000/month) full story ➜

9. Start a child care business

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10. Start an etsy business

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11. Start a jewelry making business ($4.9M/year)

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Check out all of our jewelry making business case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Lindsay Ann Gottschall and Courtney Joy Bleier's story on creating Ann + Joy a read:

Hello there! We are Lindsay Ann Gottschall and Courtney Joy Bleier, two sisters from Miami who started Ann + Joy. We make handmade real flower and resin jewelry and sell online and in stores around the world. We take pride in being one of the first companies to make real flower jewelry. During our first year of business, we blossomed almost immediately into a very successful Etsy shop. Etsy was constantly featuring our products on its website and in promotional emails. We are proud to say that since starting in early 2017 we have had over 5,000 sales online.

For all the readers, we are providing a 20% off coupon to our Etsy shop. Use code: STARTERSTORY at checkout!

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Lindsay Ann Gottschall and Courtney Joy Bleier, on starting Ann + Joy ($4,000/month) full story ➜

12. Start a catering business ($1.62M/year)

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Check out all of our catering business case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Nestor Nidome's story on creating Elegante Catering a read:

Hi, my name is Nestor Nidome and I am the founder and owner of Elegante Catering. Serving the Inland Empire (San Bernardino and Riverside county) and now have expanded to serve all of Southern California. Our customers, mostly higher middle class, have enjoyed our delicious menu ranging from full service plated meals, made to order pasta bars to buffet-style menus such as Mexican fajitas bar and tacos.

Weddings because there is no higher compliment than to have the bride and groom come up to us complimenting us and letting us know how all their guests are raving about the food. As for corporate caterings we like to make it as simple as possible for them. We have 12 different menus they can choose from so that every month their employees enjoy a different menu. Plus once we have their information all they have to do is text us the Date, Menu, and Time they want. We understand that they have better, more important things to do than order food. This has allowed us to grow our monthly sales to $20,000.

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Nestor Nidome, on starting Elegante Catering ($20,000/month) full story ➜

13. Start a tutoring business ($450K/year)

Examples of a successful tutoring business:

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Check out all of our tutoring business case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Adam Shlomi's story on creating SoFlo SAT Tutoring a read:

Hey everyone! My name is Adam Shlomi and I am a 22-year-old senior at Georgetown University from South Florida. I am the founder of SoFlo SAT Tutoring, an online SAT/ACT tutoring company that provides exceptional test prep to students across the country. I started this business in my bedroom almost a year ago while I was recovering from ankle surgery. I couldn’t walk for 6 months and SoFlo gave me the motivation to get up in the morning.

Hey everyone! My name is Adam Shlomi and I am a 22-year-old senior at Georgetown University from South Florida. I am the founder of SoFlo SAT Tutoring, an online SAT/ACT tutoring company that provides exceptional test prep to students across the country. I started this business in my bedroom almost a year ago while I was recovering from ankle surgery. I couldn’t walk for 6 months and SoFlo gave me the motivation to get up in the morning.

SoFlo currently brings in average revenue of $15,000 a month and has seen a linear increase in student sign-ups each month since its official inception in March 2019. Since our customer lifetime is short –our students study for and take the SAT, get the score they want, and then no longer require our services– we invest in and rely heavily on the quality of the service we provide to attract future customers. Happy customers and significant score increases have helped spread the word and grow the brand.

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Adam Shlomi, on starting SoFlo SAT Tutoring ($15,000/month) full story ➜

14. Become a proofreader ($24K/year)

Examples of a successful proofreader:

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And for some real world inspiration, give Lenny Bron's story on creating The Blog Proofreader a read:

Hi, my name is Lenny Bron, and I am The Blog Proofreader. I’m the annoying grammar police person you’ve always been tired of hearing from every time you use an ellipses incorrectly in a Facebook post you wrote 3 years ago.

I’ve been able to build my business from scratch to consistently make ~$2,000 per month with zero experience in the field, no expenses, and barely any upfront costs.

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Lenny Bron, on starting The Blog Proofreader ($2,000/month) full story ➜

15. Become a resume consultant

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16. Become a professional organizer

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17. Start a gift baskets business

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18. Start a niche web design business ($150K/year)

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Check out all of our niche web design business case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Scott Bishop's story on creating Up And Social a read:

Hi, I'm Scott and I am the founder of Up And Social, a Boston web design and SEO company that specializes in helping small businesses.

Currently, we’re doing over $20,000 in sales each month and continue to grow at a comfortable pace.

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Scott Bishop, on starting Up And Social ($20,000/month) full story ➜

19. Start a graphic design business ($53.2K/year)

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Check out all of our graphic design business case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Junaid Ansari's story on creating Draftss a read:

Hello Readers, I am Junaid Ansari, and with Amin Memon, I have co-founded Draftss.com which is a productized graphic design & frontend code service on subscription starting from just $89/week.

In 2019, we made $66,000 ARR serving 54 clients for whom we created 8000+ designs & coding 100+ pages. In 2020, we have kept our focus on automation as our primary objective toward Draftss. Last month in July 2020, we hit a $9.6k MRR.

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Junaid Ansari, on starting Draftss ($7,500/month) full story ➜

20. Become an app developer ($607K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Andrew Askins's story on creating Krit a read:

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Andrew Askins, on starting Krit ($69,000/month) full story ➜

21. Start a Dog Walking Business ($648K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Melodi Landi's story on creating Furry Fellas Pet Service LLC a read:

Hi. My name is Melodi Landi. I am the Founder & Owner of Furry Fellas Pet Service LLC.

Furry Fellas has been voted in the TOP 3 Pet Sitting / Dog Walking Company within the RI / MA area for 8 years in a row!

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Melodi Landi, on starting Furry Fellas Pet Service LLC ($54,000/month) full story ➜

22. Start a coaching business ($297K/year)

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Check out all of our coaching business case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Jim Ackerman's story on creating Ascend Marketing, Inc a read:

At Ascend Marketing, we help small businesses to get more customers who will pay them more money, more often, through educational and Coaching Programs. Our Flagship Principle-Centered Marketing Coaching Program comes with a unique 200% Return On Investment Guarantee.

To date, we’ve put over 600 businesses through our program. All have been given the 200% ROI Guarantee, which promises if they don’t see an increase in revenue of at least twice what they pay us, they’re entitled to a refund. To date, we’ve had to refund exactly 1 Coaching Tuition fee.

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Jim Ackerman, on starting Ascend Marketing, Inc ($15,000/month) full story ➜

23. Start a personal training business ($360K/year)

Examples of a successful personal training business:

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Check out all of our personal training business case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Chris Anderson's story on creating Live Fit a read:

Hey everyone! I am Chris and in March 2011 I started Live Fit. Live Fit is a personal training company that was created to change the standards in the personal training industry. Early on I focused on building a company that is not only based on results, as most fitness companies are, but that is also focused very heavily on relationships. Relationships create trust, trust creates buy-in, and buy-in leads to the accountability and dedication it takes to get results.

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Chris Anderson, on starting Live Fit ($60,000/month) full story ➜

24. Start a bakery business

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25. Become a children's book writer ($72K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Jane Du's story on creating Finn and Remy, LLC a read:

I am Jane, an artist and an author. I am mom to two boys, Finnegan (3.5) and Remington (1.5), who are the inspiration behind the cute hedgehog characters in my books and a lot of my art. I (until very recently, used to) live in Dallas with one husband, two boys, three dogs, and five chickens.

I also make inspirational art prints and cute T’s for adults and kids alike.

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Jane Du, on starting Finn and Remy, LLC ($2,000/month) full story ➜

26. Start a home decor business

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27. Start an online courses business ($1.45M/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Lidiya Kesarovska's story on creating Let's Reach Success a read:

I’m Lidiya, a full-time blogger, course creator, and the founder of Let’s Reach Success. With the content I publish on the blog and the courses I create, I help people start a side hustle and earn passive income so they can pay off debt, quit their job and live their best life.

My signature program - Financial Freedom Through Blogging - is the formula for starting a blog, growing it to 100K page views and $5,000/month, and living life on your terms. Inside it, you’ll find answers to all your questions about becoming a full-time blogger, behind-the-scenes content, real ways to make money and build blog traffic, a ton of video tutorials, how-to guides, and bonuses.

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Lidiya Kesarovska, on starting Let's Reach Success ($5,000/month) full story ➜

28. Start a woodworking business ($45K/year)

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Check out all of our woodworking business case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Sasha Weekes's story on creating Timber Grove Studios a read:

My name is Sasha Weekes and I’m the 25 years old owner of Timber Grove Studios. Our home-based woodshop is nestled in the hills of PEI’s countryside, and we specialize in decorative shelving and home decor with a focus on minimalist design and simplicity. Each piece is made to order with 20+ color options, meaning it will be the perfect fit for each customer's space. We ship Canada and U.S. wide.

Etsy has been the main platform since starting up, although I finally have a standalone website up and running as well which I hope to grow in order to diversify sales channels. I have no current employees, although I have a wonderful subcontractor who works from home to cut and stain wood for me. She’s paid by the piece so it’s a great system for both of us. My partner Mario works full time but has recently joined me on the side and we’ve released a new line of steel table bases together which has been a ton of fun - he is an awesome welder.

After launching in 2017 and being skeptical about making sales of large items online, I was absolutely proved wrong! The business outgrew our small condo basement within 7 months and outgrew the garage/basement of our next rental home in 7 months as well. We’re now happily settled with a detached shop and garage, meaning there’s some room to grow (for now!) and space to begin stocking up on items for the Christmas rush before summer ends.

Moving twice in two years has definitely caused organizational, financial and opportunity hiccups, but the business has grown steadily regardless so we’re very excited about where 2020 will take us. We’ve learned what to focus on during which months, as revenue can range anywhere from $2000 during slow months to $10,000 during high months. Net profit has run anywhere between 20-50% throughout the life of the business and varies month to month. It’s closer to 20% right now as we’ve been spending all we can on new tools and materials for our new larger products and our Christmas stock.

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Sasha Weekes, on starting Timber Grove Studios ($6,000/month) full story ➜

29. Start a sewing and alteration business ($12K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Saara Hafeez's story on creating ALTRD a read:

We are Saara and Stephanie - we’ve been friends for 8 years and have both launched our own socially oriented businesses. We recently started ALTRD - a clothing alteration service.

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Saara Hafeez, on starting ALTRD ($1,000/month) full story ➜

30. Start an embroidery learning kits business

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31. Become an online dating consultant ($62.4K/year)

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Check out all of our online dating consultant case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Shane White's story on creating The Match Artist a read:

Hi everyone, my name is Shane and I’m the founder of The Match Artist. We help singles take amazing pictures for their online dating profiles. Our flagship product is the 3 hour Executive shoot, which gets you about 100 different photos in 7 different settings.

We started this business in January 2018, and we have helped over 100 singles take pictures for their profile. We usually average between $5,000- $6,000 a month in revenue.

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Shane White, on starting The Match Artist ($5,200/month) full story ➜

32. Start a cooking class business ($1.2M/year)

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Check out all of our cooking class business case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Monika Reti's story on creating Hipcooks a read:

Hi, I’m Monika Reti, owner, and founder of Hipcooks! Hipcooks Cooking Schools are known for measurement-free cooking, delighting in the process, and inventing along the way. Every class ends a dinner party with new friends.

Hipcooks is proud to be counted among the top 25 Cooking schools in America, and the only other beside Sur La Table with more than one location.

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Monika Reti, on starting Hipcooks ($100,000/month) full story ➜

33. Start a career coaching business ($514K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Patrick Curtis's story on creating Wall Street Oasis a read:

Hi, I’m Patrick Curtis and I’m the CEO and Founder of Wall Street Oasis, the largest online community focused on careers in finance.

The community has now reached over 100 million visitors over its 14-year history and is currently getting over 2 million visits per month.

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Patrick Curtis, on starting Wall Street Oasis ($140,000/month) full story ➜

34. Start a home staging service

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35. Start a baby blankets brand

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36. Become a personal chef

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37. Start a surprise travel agency ($240K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Charlotte Curry McGhee's story on creating Whisked Away Surprise Travel a read:

Hello! My name is Charlotte Curry McGhee and I started Whisked Away Surprise Travel. Whisked Away saves travelers from hours of planning and overwhelm, giving them the curated surprise trip of their dreams!

Since starting the business in March of 2017, I’ve seen revenue grow exponentially each year, with many clients booking their second surprise trips with Whisked Away within months (or weeks!) of returning.

Megan & Heather, Whisked Away to Prague

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Charlotte Curry McGhee, on starting Whisked Away Surprise Travel ($15,000/month) full story ➜

38. Start a fulfillment by amazon business ($480K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Danny Carlson's story on creating Kenji ROI a read:

My name is Danny Carlson, an Amazon FBA entrepreneur specializing in PPC Management & Listing Optimization. I founded the Amazon Seller Agency Kenji ROI in 2016 and have grown it to more than 10 team members including 5 full-time.

Residing in Bali, my off time is spent training hand to hand acrobatics, ripping sport motorcycles, & speaking at business events.

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Danny Carlson, on starting Kenji ROI ($40,000/month) full story ➜

39. Become a virtual assistant

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40. Become a basket weaver

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41. Start a Beach Weddings And Elopements Company

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Check out all of our Beach Weddings And Elopements Company case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Sha'Quanna Davis's story on creating Dreams & Details Events, LLC a read:

Hi guys! My name is Sha’Quanna Davis and I am the founder of Dreams & Details Events. I started the business last year after losing my job.

I just started my business in November 2019 after years of doing previous party planning and I have obtained two clients so far and earned $500. But the rest is yet to come! I am networking in the community and getting my name out and building strong business relationships with other business owners.

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Sha'Quanna Davis, on starting Dreams & Details Events, LLC ($0/month) full story ➜

42. Start a book club ($156K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Ben Keene's story on creating Rebel Book Club a read:

Hello. We’re Ben Keene and Ben Saul-Garner.

51 books, 570 subscribing members and £10,000 in MRR later and we’ve not only solved our own bad reading habits but helped a lot more people dive into different topics and share their thoughts with each other.

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Ben Keene, on starting Rebel Book Club ($13,000/month) full story ➜

43. Start a coffee subscription box ($162K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Courtney Todd's story on creating Fernweh a read:

Hello, my name is Courtney and I’m the founder of Fernweh. I started around three years ago as a side hustle that I’m slowly trying to turn into full time.

When I first started this company I thought it was a good idea, however, it was a lot of work in the beginning with getting the roasters on board as it was a unique concept and then selling to the customers took work as it needed more explaining than I had originally thought. We now have our website and business in a place where it ticks over and runs smoothly. I’m thankful for the beginning as there were lots to learn.

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Courtney Todd, on starting Fernweh ($1,000/month) full story ➜

44. Start a gardening business

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45. Start a corporate swag business

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46. Start a skin care line ($1.1M/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Kismet Andrews's story on creating LoLo Body Care a read:

Hello! I’m Kismet Andrews, Founder/Formulator of LoLo Body Care. LoLo Body Care makes all types of head-to-toe eco luscious moisturizers.

Sales last month reached $96,000 and our goal is to increase sales this year by 50%.

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Kismet Andrews, on starting LoLo Body Care ($92,000/month) full story ➜

47. Start a decorative pillow business ($270K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Danielle Oakey's story on creating Danielle Oakey Shop a read:

Hi, my name is Danielle Oakey and I am the founder and owner of Danielle Oakey Shop.

The pillow shop continues to grow every month and is projected to do $400,000 in sales in 2018.

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Danielle Oakey, on starting Danielle Oakey Shop ($35,000/month) full story ➜

48. Start a language translation service

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49. Start a meal prep delivery business ($2.44M/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give TJ Clark's story on creating Healthy Chew a read:

Hi, my name is TJ and I am the co-founder and CEO of Healthy Chew.

When we first started, we sold around 200 bowls each week. We currently sell around 10,000 bowls each month. Most companies like this start the same way, cooking from their primary residence for family and friends. We were no exception. But as we continued to grow, we spent time and money to work out of rentable commercial kitchens until we were able to afford our own.

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TJ Clark, on starting Healthy Chew ($60,000/month) full story ➜

50. Become an IT consultant ($25.2K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Dan Khadem's story on creating Access Database Support a read:

My everyone. My name is Dan Khadem. I’m from Denver, Colorado and have a wife and 2 kids. I might have the most interesting or unique story because I have two very opposite things going on in my life. For my first business, I started a database consulting service for small and medium-sized organizations. This is using my technical skills and is very much using the Type A side of my personality. On the other end of the spectrum I do commercial acting and modeling. This is essentially for advertising in the form of print ads and commercials.

The rest of my side income comes from the database consulting service. Unfortunately, time is my limiting factor otherwise I’d grown the consulting business to larger than what it currently is.

I never thought I’d be wearing makeup in this life.

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Dan Khadem, on starting Access Database Support ($2,100/month) full story ➜

51. Start a skills training business ($1.96M/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Andrew Kamphey's story on creating Better Sheets a read:

Hi, I’m Andrew Kamphey and I run Better Sheets.

In April I had 13 sales and made $390. As of now, in the month of May I’ve made 134 sales with revenue of $2,291.

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Andrew Kamphey, on starting Better Sheets ($756/month) full story ➜

52. Start a sleep products business ($1.56M/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Sandeep Prasad's story on creating Wink & Nod a read:

I am Sandeep Prasad, founder, and CEO of Wink & Nod. I started the company around two years back with a mission to provide a healthy and comfortable sleep to the Indian consumers.

While a lot of brands claim to be sleep focused, almost no one has the portfolio offerings to match the claim. Mattresses and pillows are central to sleep, but we've gone above and beyond to create multiple categories including bed linen and sleep enabling accessories to fulfill all sleep-related needs from one place. We're also ever-expanding our portfolio to bring cutting edge technologies to solve sleep problems. We're very excited about the next couple of months, with some really awesome products coming up. We're doing $130k/month in revenues, and have served more than 12,000 orders to date.

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Sandeep Prasad, on starting Wink & Nod ($129,969/month) full story ➜

53. Start a selfcare subscription box ($12K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Meredith Vaish's story on creating Pause Box LLC a read:

Hi, I’m Meredith Vaish. I’m a speaker, writer, retreat designer and founder of Pause Box, a company devoted to helping people go from busyness to breakthrough with the power of the intentional pause.

In my first year of business, I’ve been focused on proof of concepts and iterating. My revenue during this time has been nearly $1k per month. All proceeds have gone back into my business with the exception of 10% of my box revenue going to an organization I’m passionate about Enneagram Prison Project.

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Meredith Vaish, on starting Pause Box LLC ($1,000/month) full story ➜

54. Start a gift wrapping service

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55. Start a journal business ($243K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Ollie Aplin's story on creating MindJournal a read:

Hey! My name is Ollie and I’m the co-founder of MindJournal – a journaling brand for guys.

At the moment I’m working on designing the 3rd edition of our core journal that’s helped over 3,000 guys from all over the world. We’ve helped guys at rock bottom, to entrepreneurs at the top of their game all achieve one thing — feel more in control of their emotions and significantly improve their life satisfaction and self-worth.

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Ollie Aplin, on starting MindJournal ($40,000/month) full story ➜

56. Start an art business ($71.4K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Sarah Hickey 's story on creating Innerglow Art a read:

I’m Sarah, an artist from Plano Texas and living out my life long dream of being an artist. I am a stay at home mom to two; my oldest Elijah is 17 months and youngest Skyla is 4 months old. My husband is also an entrepreneur, so our schedules are pretty flexible and our children get to grow up seeing us both pursue our passions.

I am most proud of how my art allows for a connection with the buyer. To me, it’s more meaningful to know the artist and their process than purchasing a piece of art in a retail store or gallery.

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Sarah Hickey , on starting Innerglow Art ($4,300/month) full story ➜

57. Start a board game business ($18.6K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Beth Kovalcik's story on creating Bingo Card Creator a read:

My name is Beth K., a busy mother of 5 and owner of BingoCardCreator.com. This SAAS (software as a service) online business provides a custom software solution for the creation of custom bingo cards. Most of our customers (about 60%) are educators while the other 40% is comprised of clients using our service for their business or for personal purposes.

This mainly passive income source earns on average $1200 per month.

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Beth Kovalcik, on starting Bingo Card Creator ($1,500/month) full story ➜

58. Start a content writing company ($360K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Dani Mancini's story on creating Scribly.io a read:

Hi! My name's Dani, founder of Scribly.io - you can’t see me but I’m waving at you 👋

Last month Scribly.io topped $14K monthly revenue. That was a really big moment for me, and a bit of a turning point. What started out as a 'let's try and see' project has now become my full-time job with ambitious growth plans 🙌.

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Dani Mancini, on starting Scribly.io ($30,000/month) full story ➜

59. Start a paint party business ($30K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Kelly 's story on creating Brush Tokes a read:

Brush Tokes is 420-Friendly art sessions created by artists - Kelly and Natasha.

The income for Brushtokes ranges on how many classes are scheduled a month. When we sell out of classes - it is up to $2500 per month and growing.

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Kelly , on starting Brush Tokes ($2,500/month) full story ➜

60. Become a financial advisor ($1.36M/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Denzel Rodriguez's story on creating Builder To Contributor LLC a read:

My name is Denzel Rodriguez currently 24 years old and I am a King. I serve the Almighty God King of Kings. My purpose on this earth is to share the Kingdom of God and his influence through financial concepts such as giving.

My company is Builder To Contributor LLC and I primarily do financial consulting with families. My main service is teaching Velocity Banking & Infinite Banking to help people pay off bad debt extremely fast, build credit, increase cash flow, and build wealth in a short period of time. My ideal customer is a mom looking to regain her authority and become a master over her finances. Doing this I currently make over $20k a month.

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Denzel Rodriguez, on starting Builder To Contributor LLC ($20,000/month) full story ➜

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