Side Businesses You Can Start While Stuck at Home

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Side Businesses You Can Start While Stuck at Home


With a majority of people being stuck at home right now, a side business that you can start from home seems more appealing than ever. Here are some interesting ways that you can make money while stuck inside:


Freelance Writing

Sites like or allow virtually any freelance writer to get their feet in the water. There are courses online to help anyone that wants to get into the field start earning money, which makes it simple to get started at home. A lot of people also enjoy writing and typing, which for some, makes this an easy option to choose. 

Social Media Management

You can start a social media management business from home! This is an easy way for someone tech-savvy to earn some income on the side, because it involves something many people do all the time: making posts on social media! 

Online Tutoring

With students stuck at home and parents scratching their head trying to help their kids with their school work, online tutoring is something that would be a great side job while stuck at home. The student, and parents, would thank you for the help during times like this!

Virtual Assistant

A virtual assistant is someone who works as an assistant for a business from home! There are entire websites dedicated to finding jobs like this, so starting this type of side business is easy. 

Website Design

Another great way you could start making money at home is by designing websites for clients! With modern website building tools, you often don’t even need to have any experience to create beautiful websites that your clients will love. 

Written by Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

Josh Elledge is U.S. Navy veteran and launched UpMyInfluence to help entrepreneurs like himself attract the perfect audiences and grow their authority and influence. While growing their better-than-PR agency, UpMyInfluence discovered that building 7-figure B2B Sales Systems (with zero paid advertising) for agencies, consultants, coaches, and other high-ticket B2B service providers is actually what they do better than anyone else on the planet.

UpMyInfluence was the natural outgrowth of his first startup, which has grossed more than $6 million in sales with zero paid ads. He did it all through building authority and serving audiences in the media.

Josh is a weekly TV consumer expert in Orlando, writes a syndicated newspaper column to 1.1 million readers, and regularly appears on more than 75 TV stations across the country. All told, Josh has appeared in the media more than 2500 times.

Josh loves living in Orlando, FL with his wife and three children.


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