One of the most popular solutions people still look for online is Home Business Ideas, you only have to do a quick search query for this on any search engine and more often than not you will be simply overwhelmed by the sheer number of search results.
While very many people do well in the online marketing and internet business sector there are plenty of other work at home or from home businesses to be considered and although many of them will require you to get some sort of qualification or approval here are some ideas to help get you started when thinking about working from home.
Firstly although you could gain qualifications or learn any business you want, it is always best to stick with what you know or do something you already understand, follow something you have a strong interest in or are already good at. Personal tutoring is a good example, if you already have expertise in something or already have qualifications in something why not offer personal tuition in this from your home. This could be anything from giving lessons in music or playing an instrument to self defence classes or even DIY classes. Some tuition can even be done online or via instant messaging for example.
Personal trainers come in many niches from general fitness trainers, Pilates trainers, Yoga instructors, as well as alternative therapists to name just a few. It very likely that you would need some sort of certification for many of these so that is something you would have to look into, but my aim here is just to give you some ideas to get the ball rolling.
I have already mentioned briefly tutoring but another thing worth mentioning is business coaching and mentoring or consultancy services in whatever your area of expertise might be. Consultancy services can be extremely profitable and of course this can be done from home. This goes for all the ideas i mentioned above.
Another one of the many businesses that do require certification and education but are highly profitable and can be run from home is Accountancy services. If you can get the correct certification in this field you can work not only with private individuals but you could take on accounting work for all sorts of companies and businesses which will depend on you for this work.
A few more ideas...web design, interior design, desktop publishing, child care, laundry or cleaning services etc are viable businesses that can be run from home and could be developed into very lucrative businesses with plenty of effort.
I must warn once again against taking up a home business with ideas that are not within your field of expertise as it is almost impossible to run a profitable business if you don't have a clue about the fundamentals of that business and you really do not want to invest money or your valuable time in something you know nothing about. When it comes to the online possibilities to make money and internet marketing opportunities a little bit of research before hand to avoid the scams will pay dividends and whatever business you choose to get involved in you need to keep yourself motivated and keep up with the latest trends in that field.