5 home-based businesses that you can try during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Author : Imam Sahroni Darmawan | Published On : 06 Sep 2021

It's really worrying to see the information update on the Corona outbreak that is growing massively. The resulting impact has penetrated into several sectors, including the economy and industry.

Not a few companies that went out of business. As a result, various companies decided to lay off their employees and some even terminated their employment.

This situation is of course a heavy blow, even some of them experience frustration. It is quite natural, because suddenly have to lose a source of income. While at home there is a family to support.

It is not known exactly when the Corona virus outbreak will end. So it should be, to keep financial conditions stable, you must have ideas and look for other income that can at least be done from home.

Home business is an opportunity that can be exploited. Generally, the capital required is not too large, besides that it is more flexible. To start a home-based business opportunity during the current Pandemic, what needs to be done is to maximize talent and interest in making something that is in demand or needed by others.

5 home-based businesses that you can try during the COVID-19 pandemic

The following are 5 home-based business opportunities that have been carried out quite a lot and have made rupiah coffers.

  1. Online Business

Taking advantage of technological advances, online businesses have been loved even before the pandemic outbreak. This online business idea is very diverse and flexible, you only need to use the internet and a laptop or smartphone.

Especially in the midst of social restrictions like now, where people are more active at home which actually increases the use of the internet -including for shopping. Running an online business can be by utilizing and optimizing e-commerce stalls that are increasingly available, or you can also create an online store via a personal website, even using social media.

  1. The Business of Making Cloth Masks

During this pandemic, masks are mandatory items to wear, especially when you have to do activities outside the home. This phenomenon makes medical masks a fairly rare item - especially when there was a scarcity and even if there was a fairly high price. Until then, there was an appeal that medical masks were intended for frontline fighters in dealing with Covid patients and for the community to use cloth masks as an alternative.

And this can be a business opportunity for those who have sewing skills. Running a cloth mask business can be very profitable to run.

  1. Daily Catering Business

One of the promising businesses is selling food. This is definitely a good business opportunity for those who have good cooking skills by running a daily catering business.

The corona virus outbreak has made some people start to be concerned about maintaining health, one of which is maintaining a healthier eating pattern and intake. You can go through catering that presents healthy and nutritionally balanced menus.

  1. Frozen Food Business

During a Pandemic, activities outside the home are limited and as much as possible not going anywhere, except for things that are so urgent. And this actually makes someone save food more often so that the intensity of going out of the house can be reduced. Especially for people who are not good at cooking, so they often make foods that tend to be simple and easy, such as Frozen food for example.

Well, this can also be a business opportunity. Running a frozen food business is not too difficult. At least, what must be prepared is a freezer and a variety of frozen food supplies.

  1. Business Writing / Content Writer

Ever heard the term 'fun thing is a paid hobby'? So if you have a hobby of writing, you can use it by becoming a freelance writer or content writer.

Make the most of the opportunity you can by writing a short story and selling it, or posting it on a personal blog. A job as an editor at a publishing company or an online media outlet can also be an option.

The most important thing is to find focus and passion in writing. After that, deepen the knowledge, for example by deepening the understanding of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and applying it to increase the selling value at a reasonable price.

Those are some home-based business opportunities that are worth trying to generate rupiah coffers in the midst of the corona pandemic. Keep the spirit to find business opportunities.

Author : Imam Sahroni Darmawan