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Ecommerce
Opportunities For Mothers And Others

by
Jack Brooks

Financial consultant and
former analyst Jan MacGregor says, “There are people out there who are
expecting to meet their bills better (after they re-enter the workforce)
and never realize they are working either for a loss or for something like
$4,000 a year (after expenses).” 

If you think about the
many “unseen” expenses of a two-income family, MacGregor’s analysis,
though it seems hard to believe, is frequently the case. 
With the freedom and deductions available with having your own
business, many mothers and other folks wanting to work at home are
starting their own home-based
businesses.

Web Design

There
are thousands of home-based businesses to select from when you make your
mind up to start your own. Options include web design – while
user-friendly programs like FrontPage allow most people to design their
own website and free templates are widely available, a lot of business and
institutional owners understand that for their
website
to look first rate
and to be really effective in drawing in business,
the know-how of a skilled website designer is often necessary.

Affiliate
Marketing 

Becoming an affiliate
marketer is another great home-based business option. Here are the reasons
why:

  1. Low-cost
    setup – all you need to start your business is an Internet-connected
    computer and word processing software; most affiliate programs are
    free to join and you can simply buy web site traffic using a
    pay-per-click online ad service, such as Google Adwords.
  2.  

  3. High-income
    potential – there’s no corporate salary structure or capricious
    boss, with your own affiliate business your income level is limited
    only by your own desire and effort
  4. .
     

  5. Low
    operating costs – your affiliate business keeps running and
    generating profits for you 24/7.

Design Professional

frogs using computerA
whole new world has opened up for design professionals thanks to the
Internet.


There has never been a better time to earn a living as a
freelance design professional; in fact. creative persons such as graphic
designers and illustrators can now meet a huge new market on a global
scale, and there is a vast new industry in the shape of web design and
development as well as print media.

Virtual
Assistant 

Ten years ago, there was
no such thing as a virtual assistant. Nowadays, thousands of independent
contractors call themselves virtual assistants. These contractors rely a
great deal on industry organizations, web portals and clearinghouses to
learn the business, gain support and find clients.

The most common
professional services offered are desktop publishing, web research and
word processing. Also, electronic marketing and organizing data have
become desired virtual services.

Freelance
Writing

Do
you love to write? You may want to consider freelance writing as a way to
make a good living from home. 

Freelance writers write anything from
newspaper columns to web content and even e-books. You can find work on
some of the big freelance sites like elance.com and guru.com. 


Freelance
writing is a great way to do what you love and stay home with your family
at the same time.  In
addition, with today’s technology, you can take your Pocket PC or
PDA with you on trips and work on and bid on writing projects, even
on the road!

computer and office accessories

There’s
an online world of possibilities out there-new ones are continually
emerging. Your creativity and desire are what will move you forward into
an exciting online career!