1. Be a freelance writer. Ever wanted to write great articles or books? Why not head over to associated content which is a site where writers can submit non copyrighted material and get it published… Each article that is published can get you $11 per article.
There is also a big opportunity at the moment to write for social media. Places like twitter and Facebook are great websites to write content on and people are always looking for writers on these as well as bloggers.
2. Sell items on e bay. What you can do is see what other people are selling on eBay and see if there are any market trends. All you would have to do then is list those items on e bay and bring in extra cash that way. eBay fees are very low too and after a while you can establish yourself as an expert in that niche. The other thing you can do is set up an eBay shop and sell a whole range of stocked items at different prices.
3. You can do affiliate marketing. This is where you sell other peoples products and make a commission on the sale. Go to places like ClickBank.com and commission junction and you can pick the type of products you like to promote and get the affiliate link and your good to go. If you have an e mail list you can send your subscribers the recommended product and get paid when they purchase through your link.
4. Build an online business. Find out what your passionate about. What hobbies do you enjoy? You can build a business around that. I would say create an eBook on your subject and then sell that e book on your website. You can also set up an affiliate program on your website and get other affiliates to sell your e book for you. ClickBank is a great place to start as it has a built in affiliate program.
I hope the above information was helpful to you and if you follow the above genuine ways to make money from home as a mum, you will greatly be rewarded for years to come. I admit at first it does take a bit of work but you will find like any real business venture the benefits are there. Always remember to believe in yourself that you can do this and yes there is a learning curve but that other mums are also in the same situation and have made good money from home.