There is a whole lot of sitting around going on in the world right now. We’ve been banished to our homes so that we can flatten the curve and come out of the Covid-19 pandemic as a strong, healthy, and vibrant community. It’s been a struggle. Some of us have lost our jobs and others have had to become extremely agile, pivoting our businesses in order to find a new way to survive during these trying times. But ingenuity and fortitude exists among us! There has never been a better time to start a home business!

While the Coronavirus has forced the entire world into a unique and rather depressing situation, our creative outlets have been given new life while we do our best to stay safe in our homes. When backed into a corner, many of us have escaped into the hobbies that we had left to the wayside years ago.

But what if we wanted to turn those hobbies into home businesses? What if rather than just escaping into gardening, woodworking, or knowing all there is to know about Bitcoin or mechanical engineering, we could actually monetize the things that we are passionate about?

Well, you can. You can start a home business by blogging about it and generate ad revenue, affiliate sales revenue, and even get companies to pay for sponsored posts if you are good enough at what you do! If this sounds like something you would like to do, Quicksprout wrote a great post on how to create a website.

The problem is, generating a following takes time.

Driving traffic to an SEO based site has as much to do with great content as it has to do with your website’s age. Luckily for you, there are already an incredible number of content based websites available right now on Flippa that you can purchase in order to jumpstart your side hustle. These sites already come with aged content that is generating not only traffic, but profit!

Listed below are 10 different ways that you can make money on the side by following your passion and starting a home business. These are all content based websites that are thriving – bursting with page views and profit – and looking for new ownership.

Flippa is rich with similar opportunities to those listed below, so if these don’t suit you, just jump onto our site and start searching for a business that inspires you to put in a few hours here and there, helping pay for your hobby or bring in a bit of side cash to supplement your lifestyle. Play around with the toggles on the left hand of our search page to hone in on just what you’re looking for and if you are new to buying on Flippa, check out our First Time Buyers Guide!

1. Help people plan bachelorette parties!

bachelorette party business

The Hen Planner

Sure, we’re quarantined right now, but that doesn’t mean people aren’t planning for the future. And, with most hospitality services being shut down for the time being, people are spending their free moments online looking for creative ways to celebrate with their friends, excited for the moment when they can finally do that again. If you love to party plan, if you are ripe with ideas on how to turn a so-so weekend into an out of this world weekend, this business idea might be perfect for you, and lucky enough, there is already an up and running version of this idea available on Flippa right now. Start your home business by picking it up on Flippa and get started making money while in quarantine and beyond.

2. Inspire people’s yearning for travel!

travel blog for sale on flippa

A Mary Road

Nobody is traveling right now, but the moment that social distancing comes to an end, you can bet that there will be an absolute burst in people getting out there and enjoying life. We’re going to be renewed with an urgency to see the world while we have the chance (and while flights are cheap!). You can go ahead and start your own home business travel blog as a side hustle while self isolating in the comfort of your living room, or you can buy one that already has 75,000 page views each month. Trust us, it’s more fun to write blog posts that people are reading than writing them just to sink into oblivion.

3. Teach woodworking!

wood working blog for sale on flippa

Hobby Is My Life

Are you handy? Do you love tinkering in the garage with hammers, nails, and table saws? Maybe you should put your knowledge of lumber and glue to good use by starting a home business teaching others a few tips and tricks on how to build their first table and make some money to help pay for your addiction to oak. A little investment now can help pay for your weekend activities well into the future. Can you imagine turning a bit of time showcasing your knowledge of woodworking on a website into the next carpentry project of your own? Can you imagine a day when you didn’t need to save up for three months to purchase your next power tool? Some of the best side hustles help us fund our side hobbies and keep us happy all day long.

4. Review stuff!

product review site available on flippa

The Review Gurus

We all love stuff, but some of us love stuff more than others. Okay, sounds a bit silly, but haven’t you ever Googled something like “what’s the best electric toothbrush?” or “top rated bicycle helmet” before you go ahead and buy a new item on Amazon? I know I have and I always end up on one of these review sites where I can get an expert opinion on the top products before I make the purchase. Beyond being a great way to make money working from home, starting a home business doing product reviews is fun! You get to spend your time doing research and writing review a myriad of items and what’s more fun is making money by voicing your opinion? This site makes $1,755 each month doing just that. Yes please.

5. Help people out with parenting skills!

parenting site available on flippa

Vintage Parents

Have you raised a family already? Do you have an outstanding amount of advice that you’d love to leave for the world on how to help your kids grow up healthy and smart? Parenting advice has been around for as long as there have been parents and it isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. When you search for “parenting advice” on Google, you get shot back with 236,000,000 articles. Sounds great, but if you know your SEO, that’s actually a bit frightening as it must be hard to break through. That’s where purchasing an already established site comes in. The one linked above is generating nearly 600,000 page views every month, so rest assured that your words can reach a whole lot of people if you take ownership and start a home business by jotting your experiential tips down and sharing them with the world.

6. Teach people about cryptocurrency!

blockchain cryptocurrency blog for sale on flippa

7 Bitcoins

Are you one of those people who’ve been mining for bitcoin since the early 2000’s? Do you know everything there is to know about Ethereum, Ripple, Ox, Lisk, and Orchid? What about Augur, Monero, Hedera, and VeChain? Great. Time to take that knowledge and help the world find out about the exciting world of cryptocurrency while making some money yourself while in quarantine and continue making money once life is back to normal (sorry, you might have to settle for old fashioned US dollars instead of XRP). Blogging about cryptocurrency and the newest blockchain coins is extremely popular and this blog already ranks in the top ten for 8 different phrases about cryptocurrency press releases, so you’d be off to the races if you picked it up on Flippa and turned it into your own home business side hustle. Think about it as investing in Bitcoin when it was only worth about $2. 

7. Preach your love for CBD!

cbd content site for sale on flippa

In CBD We Trust

Probably the fastest growing CPG item on the market is CBD, so you may as well get used to the fact that the hobby you once had to hide from your parents is now an incredibly marketable product with a huge potential for revenue both now and for years to come. You’re probably already talking your friends’ ears off about the benefits of CBD and the different strains of CBD and maybe even offering them free samples of CBD, but have you thought about starting a content site dedicated to CBD? Talk about a great way to start a home business and make money while social distancing! Well, In CBD We Trust, is already up and running and is now for sale on Flippa. If we said it would give you a head start on your journey to dominate the market, that would be an understatement. Don’t trust us? Google “free cbd” or “cbd sample” and you’ll find this website on the FIRST PAGE of the results! How’s that for a way to get moving quickly on your side hustle?

8. Teach engineering to the masses!

engineering content blog for sale on flippa

Engineering Reference

Are you an engineer? Do you have friends who are engineers? Have you ever thought about putting your knowledge into a book or getting a side gig as a professor at a local university or high school? What about starting a website where you can profit every month from your knowledge of gears and electricity by spreading your knowledge across the globe? This site, listed right now on Flippa is doing just that and they’re doing it to the tune of $1,959 every month. Yep. Who would have thought that there was such demand for engineering knowledge on the internet! Oh right, we all knew that! 

9. Share your joy for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu!

jiu jitsu grappling website available on flippa

Grappling Insider

Thanks to the UFC and other mixed martial arts competitions, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has become one of the fastest growing sports in the world and because of that, there is plenty of money to be made when it comes to creating content that surrounds it. Whether you are a practicing fighter yourself or just someone who is brutally obsessed with the art, developing content for people similar to yourself is a wonderful place to start a home business. Just like with all of the businesses available on Flippa, purchasing a flourishing company will give you a leg up on the competition and drive you to profit much faster. This site is already seeing an average of 35,000 page views every month, so the time is now to grapple with the owner and settle on a sale price.

10. Show off your gardening skills to the world!

gardening blog for sale on flippa

Sumo Gardener

We’re staying six feet away from each other, but that doesn’t mean we need to stay inside all day long. If you’re like most people with a yard, you’ve been spending a lot of time out there these days, trying to escape your office which has now moved into your dining room. Gardening is a great escape and there are plenty of people looking for advice on soil and pots and when is the best time of year to plant petunias. If you have the urge to fund your gardening hobby with some extra cash on the side, consider starting a home business blogging about your tips and tricks. More so, considering buying an already established business as a means of skipping the lull at the beginning when you get zero views and make zero money. SumoGardener is a cute name and cuter still, they are netting over $800 each month in profit off of 33,000 unique visitors. Just imagine, 33,000 people checking out a photo of your perfectly trimmed rose bush. Sounds like a great way to make money while in quarantine to us!

In conclusion.

Hobbies are great. We need them in our lives and we need them even more right now as we find ways to escape the doldrums of working from home, socializing at home, and entertaining ourselves at home. But when it comes to building a side hustle, hobbies can be ideal for that as well. You don’t need to be a coder or have a revolutionary idea to make a bit of money while self isolating. All you need is the right website and a bit of passion to create compelling content.

Need some inspiration for starting your home business? Just head to our website and play with the search toggles on the left hand side to find the business of your dreams.

Benjamin Weiss

Benjamin Weiss

Benjamin Weiss is a marketing all-star at Flippa. He has well over a decade of experience running multifaceted marketing programs within the CPG industry and knows just what it takes to drive a business from vision to reality. You will often find him enjoying a cold beer on a hot day in Austin, TX, or you can always find him on LinkedIn.