• Summer Jobs

    Looking for summer job ideas to supplement or potentially replace your income during prime vacation season? Whether you’re a mom, teacher, or college student looking for seasonal summer jobs hiring now, this list is for you. Ah, summer. The season of the year when things seem to slow down just a bit. The kids are out of school and the warmer weather presents the ideal canvas for memories to be made and good times enjoyed.

  • How to Become a Virtual Assistant

    Starting a virtual assistant business just might be your answer to successfully working from home. With each passing day, the world becomes more digital. Innovations in technology have streamlined business and communication, flipping the traditional business model on its head. Think about it. From the palm of your hand, you can do virtually anything. Whether it is ordering food, chatting with clients or friends or even booking appointments or hotels, gone are the days when

  • How to Directly Pitch Clients Your Freelance Writing Services

    The Pay At Home Parent presents Chhavi Agarwal, a freelance marketing writer, and a blogger at Mrs. Daaku Studio. In this guest post, Chhavi shares her tips on how to pitch new freelance writing clients. Before, we get to the point and discuss how to pitch clients, tell me if any of these situations sound familiar to you. You have decided to work as a freelance writer but haven’t been able to land any quality

  • Work From Home Jobs

    It’s about time someone combined all work from home jobs into one ultimate guide. This is where you’ll find the best work from home jobs no matter your life circumstances. Whether you’re a mom looking for part time data entry work, or a college student trying to make money while studying full time, you will find a job on this list worth applying for. You can also take a look at these lists of more than

  • How to Get Traffic from Pinterest

    Pinterest Traffic Tip from a Pro The Pay At Home Parent presents Saranya Ramanathan, a career blogger at One Fine Wallet. In this guest post, Saranya shares exactly how to fix your pin images in order to garner amazing Pinterest traffic. As a beginner blogger, Pinterest seems like the perfect platform for blog traffic. And rightly so. When I started my blog back in March 2018, I was able to reach over 6,000 pageviews in

  • How to Research Competition

    How to Research Competition and Find The Best High-Traffic Post Topics The Pay At Home Parent presents Alvern, a blogger and podcaster at Success Unscrambled. In this guest post, Alvern shares exactly how to research competition to find low competition keywords and high traffic generating topics. Never in a million years would I have thought that DIY bloggers would be raking in so much traffic. I started this project a few months ago because I

  • Guest Blogging

    Your blog’s SEO still relies on backlinks; even those acquired by guest blogging. Learn everything about guest blogging: who to guest post for, when to guest blog, where to submit a guest post and much more! What is Guest Blogging? Guest blogging is when you submit a high-quality piece for a popular blogger to post on their site. Some guest blogging opportunities pay for your work, while others do not. Whether you guest blog for

  • How to get clients

    Easy Strategies to Get Clients Starting a business is easy, but getting your first client is another story. Whether you’re working on launching your own home-based business or blog, or you’ve already launched and it’s nothing but *crickets,* listen up! I’m going to tell you exactly how to get clients for a new business. Additionally, these same strategies work for up and coming or well-established businesses. For reference, my 3-year-old business’ schedule is so packed full right now that I’ve

  • need money now

    “God, I Need Money Now” “God, my baby is due any day now and our bills just keep coming! Please show me a way to stay home and raise my own son. I will do almost anything to make this work.” Is it just me, or does it tire you too that everything revolves around money? I’m not proud of it, but in the past, I vividly remember praying (more like begging) God for more money. Its thoughts

  • Blogging Investments: Essentials, Courses, Ebooks, Products, Services

    Blogging Resources and Investments Certain necessary blog investments come before earning your first bit of blogging income. And these expenditures are just that: investments. You spend money on a blogging product or service with the understanding that it should make you more money in the future. When I first started The Pay At Home Parent, my frugal-self swore to spend as little money as possible. While there is nothing particularly wrong with this frugal mentality, it

  • Ebates Review

    Using Ebates is one of the easiest ways to make some extra money online. I am writing this Ebates review because I’ve earned $103.53 total in only a few weeks and even have received my first verified PayPal payment. From a quick online purchase at Walmart to a shopping spree for gifts at Christmas time, there are always ways to use Ebates to make money online while you shop. What is Ebates and How Ebates

  • How to create a business website

    Whether you’re starting a new business or bringing an existing business to the online world, this tutorial will teach you how to create a business website. With free templates, affordable hosting solutions and small business website examples to follow, there are no surprises when it comes to creating a business website. Even the small local business can benefit from building a business website to promote to local and surrounding customers. Using local SEO techniques, small

  • Blogging Tips For Beginners

    Because blogging has evolved with the ever-changing world wide web, it’s important to keep up with the best blogging tips for beginners and pros alike. After surveying hundreds of everyday bloggers like you and me, I put together this list of blogging tips to help you prioritize, learn and succeed on your blogging journey. Blogging For Beginners There are bloggers earning anywhere from $0 to $1 Million or more per month. It takes time, dedication and

  • most profitable unique service business ideas list

    Offering a service online or in your local area is one of the quickest ways to make money from home. Whether your goal is to supplement or replace your full-time income, this list of service business ideas offers the fastest solution to your income needs. Service business ideas typically require few assets, small investment and little time to launch. You don’t have to rely on a supply chain or stocking products that may never sell. I’ve

  • How To Choose A Niche

    I see this among new bloggers and business owners all the time. They enter the world of online business or blogging and choose a niche that they know nothing about. Why? Because they’re thinking of the money they could make and not the knowledge they can give away for free. Wait, what? Did I really just say “… instead of the knowledge they can give away for free”? Yes. New online business owners and bloggers will have a nearly

  • Free Business Plan Template

    Starting a home business or blog from scratch with little to no experience can seem daunting. But rest assured it’s not as hard as it sounds. Using a free business plan template allows you to outline your plans from start to finish and set your goals straight from day one. When starting a business you have to think of all angles at once. Your customers, what they want, what they need, how you’re going to

  • Fun Saturday Night Dinner Ideas

    It’s finally here. The weekend. The hustle and bustle of everyday life takes a temporary hiatus as you and your family enjoy some rest. These fun Saturday night dinner ideas will bring even the toughest weeks to an enjoyable end! For once, your calendar has nothing on it. Typical Saturday night plans include a movie, dinner out and of course a coffee or dessert. But for the average family of four, those nights on the

  • Why Businesses Fail: Frustrated Man

    There are hundreds of reasons why businesses fail. From a bad location to a bad economy, there are often problems that business owners can’t control. But I’m going to talk specifically about why online businesses fail. An online business has access to billions of potential customers each month, yet they are still failing. How can this be? It’s sad to say that many business owners have no idea how to harness the power of the internet.

  • Promote Your Business

    Starting a $50,000+/year business is simple, but promoting your business successfully can be a challenge. That’s why I’m sharing how to promote your business so that your revenue and income can grow exponentially. Whether your business is online, local or both, most of these methods listed will work for you. The first secret to promoting your business successfully is to choose one to three methods to start. If you try to promote your business using

  • make money with music

    Music lovers everywhere are asking one burning question: “How can I make money with music – doing what I love?” Your first thought might be to set up a “stage” on the corner of the busiest street or in the subway with a hat or bucket for coins. But that’s definitely not the way to go about making money with music. There are many ways that you can earn money on the side or with

  • how to start a consulting business

    Ready to pave your own way and work from home? If so, then you’re in the right place to learn how to start a consulting business that earns $80,000+ per year from home! Did you know that no matter what business you decide to start, you’re typically going to follow similar steps each time? In other words, if you’ve started a small business in the past, you hold the knowledge and expertise it takes to

  • Start a blog

    In the next few minutes, I will walk you through the 5 steps you need to take to start a blog on WordPress. Whether you’re aspiring to be a hobby blogger, a side cash blogger, or a quit your day job and make big bucks blogger, then you’ve come to the right place! Using my tutorial to start a blog on WordPress, you can have your blog set up and ready to go in less

  • How To Start A Web Design Business

    Starting a web design business is not as difficult as you might think. But it does require certain talents that cannot be overlooked. I’ll share exactly how I started my own website design business in 2015 without a portfolio and landed my first client (and many more!). Learn how to start a business, promote it and grow your income from home! A little secret that many people don’t know when considering web designing is that you

  • how to save money for kids

    Wondering what is the best way to save money for kids? I’ve got you covered. Though we didn’t plan ahead and specifically save money for our son before he was born, we were in a great place to start saving for children as soon as he made his debut in 2015. I’m sharing my top 5 ways to save money so that you can implement them before, during or after pregnancy until you’ve reached a comfortable balance

  • Save or make extra money using these money making apps without changing spending habits or shopping behaviors. If you like to shop online or be on your smartphone throughout the day, then you can use your phone to save money or make extra money with these apps. I have personally used all of these apps and have made some extra money with some of them just by setting up an account, using the apps and

  • save money on groceries

    Whether you’re shopping for an army (aka large family) or just for yourself, there are many ways to save money on groceries. We’ll talk about how to save money on groceries with and without coupons, shop in bulk for large families, and use your phone to seek out the best deals while on the go. First, you may wonder how I would know anything about grocery shopping hacks that you might now know. Well, growing

  • Paid Surveys at home free legitimate online survey sites that pay cash

    You’ve probably heard the endless hype of paid surveys by now. With promises of high payouts spouted left and right, it must be a great way to earn some extra cash, right? Well, not exactly. These online survey sites do payout hundreds of thousands of dollars per month around the globe. But not typically huge amounts to a single person. Paid surveys will never replace your day job. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make some extra cash

  • Did you know that you don’t need to start a blog in order to make money writing from home? I actually haven’t been blogging on my own for a very long time and I make money writing. For more than 3 1/2 years now I’ve worked from home as a freelance writer! And the funny thing is that I used to hate writing. Back in high school and college, writing any type of paper or

  • need money now

    If you want to learn how to make money on the side, then these side hustles, gigs and jobs are for you! Whether you are looking for side hustles, side jobs, side gigs or just ideas to make extra spending money, this list of work from home opportunities will get started and help you make money quickly. Taking on a side hustle might be the answer for you if you are struggling with finances. Although you

  • How to save money as a kid

    Let’s talk about how to save money as a kid (and how to teach kids to save money as a parent). I am going to give you some actionable tips to help kids save money (with or without a job). I’ve been there. My teenage years are behind me, but that doesn’t mean I don’t remember them well! So how can you save money as a kid? Or if you’re the parent, how can you

  • Small Business Ideas

    You’ve just landed on the most extensive small business ideas list on the internet (or at least it will be soon). If you are toying with the idea of starting a business but you’re not sure what business to start, this list of small business ideas is for you. Let’s not waste any time. Your small business idea is waiting for you to discover it! Related: 115 Ideas for a Home Based Business Small Business

  • How to Save Money for a House

    I am going to tell you exactly how to save money for a house. You may be wondering how I could possibly know how to save money for a down payment on a house? Fair enough. My husband (then fiance) and I saved up $30,000 quickly in less than one year to pay off debt and pay $7,000 toward a house down payment. Without going into too much detail (because this about you, not about me), I

  • Increase Website Traffic Free

    Let’s talk about my simple 13 step plan to increase website traffic free. I’m sharing this method with you to help you get traffic to your website for free using search engine optimization (SEO). Understanding and implementing SEO will not guarantee you instant website traffic, but it will give you stable free website traffic that will grow as time progresses. What Is SEO? If you are unsure what SEO really is, here is a simple

  • Online Transcription Jobs

    Did you know you can make money from home transcribing audio files? It’s a simple concept and it’s not as grueling as you might think. I’m going to tell you exactly what transcribing is and how to make money transcribing. I will also share a list of online transcription jobs. I will even share a hack that will make your transcribing speed soar through the roof. The time it takes to transcribe one audio hour

  • affiliate marketing examples

    Five successful bloggers share affiliate marketing examples that help them make money from their blogging website. Bloggers have proven themselves time and time again showing that it absolutely is possible to make money from a blog by following the best affiliate marketing blog example. Though it’s true that you don’t even have to have a blog to successfully make money writing from home. In fact, there are so many ideas for home-based businesses and side hustles

  • get paid to write online

    If you’re interested in ways to get paid to write online, you are in the right place! I have been a freelance writer, web designer and SEO for more than 3 1/2 years and have loved it. At first, it’s going to take some planning and time investment to start earning income writing for clients. But in time, you’ll spend less time looking for clients and more time writing! You can earn anywhere between $30

  • blog commenting

    It is important to get backlinks to your blog in order to increase your site’s authority in search engines’ eyes. Backlinks are great for SEO! But is blog commenting for backlinks still a thing or is it dead? I’m just going to cut to the chase and tell you that blog commenting is still a way to get backlinks. It is definitely different but it is not dead. But wait! Don’t hurry off to start commenting on blogs

  • how to get quality backlinks

    “How to get quality backlinks” is a question that I hear in the blogging world almost daily. And it’s no wonder that many are asking this question since backlinks are undoubtedly a major ranking factor when learning how to SEO. How do we get these quality backlinks that are seemingly so important? Well, if you haven’t heard this little speech yet then allow me to be the first to tell you; quality backlinks need to

  • Motivational Quotes for Work

    When you’re ready to throw in the towel and you’ve got nothing but tears left to give, these motivational quotes for work are for you. Recently something big happened in my own life and it made me want to give up. But something in me knew that this is only the beginning of a new chapter. We may not like change and we certainly don’t like to be told what to do or how to

  • Home Based Business Ideas

    If you’ve sifted through scam after scam hoping to find ideas for a home based business, you’re just like I was three years ago. You want to find some home business opportunities that allow you to raise your own children while still paying the bills; ultimately one that will alleviate financial struggles. Learn how to start a business from scratch and use this business ideas list to choose the one that works best for you.