Gone are the days when you as a woman heavily relies on your partner for the rest of your life. It feels like you are an enslaved person. You don’t have financial freedom, and you are not paddling your own canoe. If that’s the case, you need to create your own wealth that you can use for your well-being.
So, If you’re wondering how to make money fast as a woman to live a financially free life. Then no problems, there are several ways you can make money quickly and efficiently. Whether you’re a stay-at-home mom, a college student, or a working professional, there are plenty of options available for those looking to create their own wealth.
Let’s get into it…
1. Share your opinion in your field of expertise
Believe it or not, one of the fastest and easiest ways to make money as a woman is sharing your opinion in your field of expertise.
Let’s suppose you have a wealth of knowledge in Finance. You can go to JustAnswer.com and register yourself as a Finance expert. It’s one of the most popular paid question-answer sites that connects Experts with people who need expert advice.
If you don’t consider yourself an expert, you can read a few books and listen to other finance experts to upgrade your skills and knowledge. In this way, you can get a certificate that’ll help with the approval process…
Next, you need to sign up as an expert on JustAnswer and wait for approval. Once approved, you can start sharing your knowledge and making money at the same time.
Users on JustAnswer usually pay $5 – $90 to ask questions, and you as an expert get paid around 20% of what user pay. Once you’ve reached the minimum payment threshold which is $20 I guess, you can withdraw your money to your bank, or PayPal account.
JustAnswer accepts experts from a variety of expertise. Whether you are a Pet lover, computer expert, mechanic, lawyer, or programmer, you can register as an expert in your field of expertise and start earning up to $2000 – $7000 per month.
Helpful Resource: JustAnswer Review: Everything you need to know
Another well-suited money-making opportunity for women is Fashion/clothing/styling. The fashion industry has tons of career opportunities for women. From a fashion designer to a creative designer to a stylist, you can become anything.
Apart from these professional career options, you can also become an Instagram or Pinterest influencer to collaborate with brands and start making $20,000 – $100K a year. For this, you can create stories or idea pins to showcase the trendy outfits that people love to buy.
Moreover, you can start a YouTube channel to review trendy fashion and styles and make affiliate commissions on the side.
You can also use Depop to turn your clothes into cash. All you need to do is sign up with Depop, click 4 HD pictures of your clothes, describe what you are selling, set up your pricing, and share your store on other social media platforms to get some sales.
Another cool platform called “HURR” enables you to make money renting your clothes. YES! Very similar to Airbab where you can rent your spare room, with HURR you can rent clothes that you no longer use.
These are just a few ways you can make money fast as a woman who is interested in fashion.
What about turning a hobby into a money-making idea? Isn’t it cool! Cooking is one of the best hobbies women (especially moms) can have.
A mom who loves cooking can leverage the power of YouTube, Instagram, or Pinterest to make money fast.
All you need is a mobile or camera, and a microphone. That’s it! Next, you need to set up your camera or mobile in such a manner that it only captures your hand’s movement.
In this way, you can shoot videos of yourself cooking without even showing your face. (However, You can show your face if you want. It’s up to you.)
If you don’t want to make videos, you can start a food blog with Bluehost, and click some beautiful pictures of your cooked recipe. And share it on Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram.
If you have a creative mind and love to innovate new recipes and dishes, you can become a recipe developer and get paid to offer companies new and tasty recipes.
Another great idea to make money fast as women from cooking is creating a cookbook and selling it on amazon kindle or Etsy. You just need to format it correctly to be eligible to publish it on different-2 platforms and sell it to your social media audience.
Apart from that, you can also start a catering business and offer your cooking services for events like weddings and parties.
Similar to fashion, Modeling is also one of the best ways to make money as a woman. In fact, about 77.7% of models in the United States are female. (Zippia.com, 2021)
In today’s digital era, people are digitally connected with social media encouraging brands to hire models to showcase their products.
Types of models
- Runway models
- Plus-size models
- Fitness Models
- Editorial models
- Parts Models
Okay, now let’s discuss how you can make money as a female model.
One of the easiest ways you can make money as a model is by creating an Instagram account, and collab with a brand that suits your style and work ethic. You can even become a brand ambassador if you really enjoy working with them. (Helpful Resource: How to become a model on Instagram)
If you don’t want to work with brands, you can share your model pictures on Instagram or Pinterest to attract brands to pay you for recommending the latest fashion outfits.
Based on the number of followers and the level of engagement, you can charge a few dollars to $100, $200, or even $500 per sponsorship.
You can even join a modeling community like ModelDirect and register to become a model. The models at ModelDirect are privileged to work with creative agencies, event promoters, and businesses. Each and everyone is looking for models to appear in advertising, marketing, promotions, conferences, or exhibitions, and each assignment is a paid assignment for its registered models.
Or maybe you can look for a commercial modeling job to make $25/hr to $500 a day depending on whether or not you are working with a Magazine, Newspaper, or brochure ads.
But if you really want to make the most out of your modeling job, consider becoming a pharmaceutical and healthcare model where you are paid somewhere around $2500 – $20,000 per month.
Helpful resource: 9 Companies offering free product samples to try
5. Teaching or tutoring
Teaching or Tutoring is also a great work-from-home job opportunity for women. All you need is knowledge and a mobile phone with internet data to share that knowledge with the world.
But before you can start making money as an online tutor, you need to decide the subject that you want to teach.
For example, if you’re from the US, you could be good at English because it’s your native language. To apply as an English tutor, you need to have the basic English teaching certification that makes you qualified for applying as an English tutor on Cambly, or other online tutoring platforms like Preply, VIPkid, etc.
In case you don’t know English, you can teach other subjects like math, science, or History. You can start a dedicated YouTube channel and start creating videos related to the subject you want to explore.
Apart from these opportunities, you can do some market research to see if there is a demand for your knowledge, you can combine a series of videos related to the field of your expertise, turn it into an online video course and sell it on UDEMY.
Sewing is an act of fastening simple fabric pieces with the help of needle and thread to turn them into a usable outfit.
If you love turning a waste piece of cloth into a beautiful pillow cover or a handbag, you can definitely make good money doing it from your home. (You learn the basics here)
All you need is a sewing machine (You can see a few listings on amazon), a little bit of creativity to turn garbage into something useful, and a marketplace to sell it.
Just put your creativity into action and come up with beautiful handmade crafts. Then go to Amazon handmade or Etsy to see what types of crafts are high in demand and decide whether or not you can fulfill the demand.
Once you have the idea in your mind, you can then use your sewing power to make something even better.
And finally, create your storefront on Amazon handmade or Etsy to list your handmade craft.
However, it’s not the end, you still need to work your ass off to promote your store to drive sales.
Helpful Resource – 12 Small Home Business Ideas For Women
Nowadays, Freelancing is the most common work-from-home job opportunity for online creators. From writing high-quality content to creating social media graphics, you can do anything you want.
Being a woman, you can make a cooking video recipe and sell it on Fiverr.com. In this way, you can easily make $30 to $60 per gig.
Another great opportunity is to sell digital planners on Fiverr or Etsy and make up to $30 – $250 per order.
You can even use Polywork to look for more freelance opportunities from startups, and individuals to get started.
Here are a few steps that you can follow to make money fast as a woman from freelancing…
- First, you need to decide, “is there anything you already know that has high market value or demand?”
- Next, you need to see a few popular creators in your field of expertise. Analyze their social profiles, portfolios, and sample work, and also connect with them.
- In this way, you’re going to have a great track record of what successful people are doing in your field of expertise. It helps you identify if you’re capable of doing what you have to do in order to become a successful freelancer.
- Now you have an idea of what to do, it’s time, to begin the process of freelancing. You can start by creating social media profiles, and sharing your skills and knowledge to attract potential brands/clients to hire you as a freelancer.
- In freelancing, one-on-one communication plays a huge role when it comes to getting your first few clients.
- Once you have at least 2-5 clients, you can start building your portfolio to attract more Clients.
- Set competitive pricing to make it convincing and affordable for clients.
- Work with big brands & companies to strengthen your portfolio.
- Use Twitter, LinkedIn, and Freelance marketplace (Fiverr, Upwork ) to get more clients.
- Scale – use paid advertising or other marketing strategies to promote your freelance services. (a $500 free Google Ad Credit)
- That’s it!
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8. Makeup/Cosmetic Product Review
In 2019, the size of the worldwide cosmetics market was estimated to be $380 billion, and it is anticipated to grow to $463 billion by 2027. It shows the demand for money-making opportunities in this industry.
It’s a golden opportunity for “cosmoholic” women who love makeup and cosmetics.
Here are a few ways you can make money…
- You can start a YouTube channel and review trendy makeup or cosmetics like sun cream, skincare, hair oil, etc…
- You can consider starting a beauty blog and start sharing your honest opinions and insights on products and building a community. Once you have built a significant following, you can monetize your platform by partnering with brands and promoting their products through sponsored content.
- You can even offer online makeup consultations who want personalized advice on which product to use. Build one-on-one relationships on social media to promote your services.
- You can become a makeup artist for events like weddings, proms, or photoshoots.
- Host makeup and beauty workshops: Host in-person or virtual workshops where you teach others how to apply makeup, create looks and choose the right products.
9. Parent blogging
I have come across countless parent blogs on Pinterest making a full-time income promoting childcare products and guides.
It can definitely work best for moms as they know how to be a good parent and help newly married couples to prepare for the best.
To get started, first you need to decide if you have enough knowledge and experience to help new couples.
In order to start a blog, you need a domain name, You can buy a domain from Goddady or Namecheap.
Next, you need reliable hosting to host your parent blog. I recommend you go and buy Bluehost. It’s the most affordable, reliable, fast, and secure hosting for starting a WordPress blog.
DEAL: you can get a free domain for 1 year if you buy Bluehost. It means you don’t need to buy a domain separately.
Okay, once you have your domain and hosting, you need to install WordPress. Most of the hosting including Bluehost comes with a one-click WordPress installation. With just a click of a button, everything will be ready for you.
You just need to install a theme and customize it to make it look like a parenting blog. Finally, it’s time to create valuable content that can actually help people.
Remember blogging takes time so don’t expect immediate results, just keep on writing high-quality content and build an email list to establish a deeper relationship with your audience.
In this way, you can monetize your email list whenever you want. Also, use Pinterest as your Traffic source in beginning to get your first 10,000 visitors a month.
Later, you can optimize for search engines like Google and Bing to drive more traffic to your blog.
10. Discuss Girls’ Problems
Women suffer from different medical conditions at different-2 stages in their lives.
There are girls who turn into adolescents age are likely to encounter rapid biological changes. They are usually unaware of most of the hormonal changes happening in their body.
As a woman, you have passed by these situations already, and you better know how to deal with these situations.
You can help these girls with their situations, you can even share your good and bad experiences to educate them.
However, I won’t recommend you prescribe any medicines if you are not a certified doctor, physicist, or practitioner. But if you do, it’s even better.
You can create simple videos and upload them on YouTube or any other social media platform you prefer to start sharing your knowledge and also make money with AdSense and affiliate marketing.
Like I said being a woman it’s important to paddle your own canoe as it gives you the freedom to get the most out of your life.
With this in mind, I have come up with some of the best ideas to make money online as a woman. However, it’s important to gain some knowledge before you can start making money.
If you have found this helpful make sure to share it with your friends on social media to help them achieve financial freedom.
2 thoughts on “How to Make Money As a Woman: 10 Ways To Get Started”
Great article! As a stay-at-home mom, I have been looking for ways to make some extra income. I had never heard of JustAnswer before, but I will definitely check it out now. I also love the idea of turning my cooking hobby into a money-making idea. Thank you for sharing these tips!
Glad you find something interesting! I hope it helps