There is plenty of work from home jobs available online. Through the internet, numerous opportunities have opened up for people who would otherwise not want to work 9 to 5 for a company. Many of the people who choose to work from home are those with families to take care of.
Doing their learning at the comfort of their own homes provide them with more freedom over their time and of course, let them spend more time with their loved ones. Some, the fortunes ones, were even able to turn their hobbies into lucrative businesses. So, as you can see, it's all about being creative and using your imagination.
Over the internet, there are endless choices for those who choose to work from home. Although if you choose to run an online business instead, and no matter how many people tell you that it is a very easy thing to do, it actually is not. Many people start with a great idea but still fail and the reasons behind such occurrences are endless.
For the most part, however, many people do manage to succeed with having their own home businesses. It takes effort, skill and a bit of luck to make something like it work.
So while you choose to work over the internet as an affiliate marketer or if you choose to run your own online business, remember that since you are not paid 9 to 5 like a normal employee your "salary" or income solely depends upon the work that you have done for that day. It may not be a regular income but if you persevere, a home business or home based work can actually become a lucrative source of income.