Work From Home Jobs At Night

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Abbey Ashley

Where are my night owls at!? 

If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably wondered: “Can I turn these late-night Netflix binges into something more? Can I make a living while the world sleeps?” 

The answer is YES and in this post I’ll show you how. 

My Work From Home Journey

Let’s rewind a bit. My name is Abbey, and I’m the founder of the Virtual Savvy. 

Before I was running a multi-seven figure online business, I was a tired mom trying to make ends meet. 

Picture this: I was eight months pregnant, with a two-year-old in tow, and my husband was spending hours commuting to and from work every day. Needless to say, our lives were a whirlwind of chaos, and the idea of a traditional 9-to-5 job was simply NOT an option for our family. 

But then, I realized that if I wanted to create a better life for myself and my family, I needed to think outside the box – or in this case, outside the hours of daylight. 

So, armed with nothing but a laptop and a dream, I set out to conquer the nighttime workforce.

work from home jobs at night

It wasn’t easy, of course. Balancing pregnancy, childcare, and the demands of starting a business was difficult.  But I was determined to make it work. 

And you know what? It did work – beautifully.

Fast forward a few years, and here I am – living proof that you can turn your nighttime dreams into daytime realities. 

I’ve built a thriving business, helped thousands of individuals achieve their own work-from-home dreams, and retired my husband from his soul-sucking commute.

Now, you might be wondering: “What does this have to do with me?” 

Well, my friend, everything. 

Because if I can do it, so can you. 

Whether you’re a stay-at-home parent looking to supplement your family’s income, a night owl searching for a way to make a living while the world sleeps, or just someone with a burning desire to break free from the confines of the 9-to-5 grind, you can start making money working from home with the skills you ALREADY have. 

So, grab your laptop, pour yourself a cup of coffee (or tea, or whatever fuels your late-night adventures), and let’s get to it. 

What are the Benefits of Work From Home Jobs You Can Do at Night?

Let’s face it: traditional office hours don’t work for everyone. There may be practical reasons that you HAVE to work at night (hello crazy work schedules or kids attached to your hip all day). But there are actually many BENEFITS to working during the nighttime hours: 

  • Peace and Quiet: Say goodbye to office chatter and distractions. Working at night allows you to enjoy uninterrupted focus and productivity.
  • Flexibility: With remote work, you have the freedom to choose when and where you work. Say hello to pajamas as your new work attire!
  • Work-Life Balance: For parents and caregivers, the night shift offers a precious opportunity to pursue professional goals without sacrificing time with family.

work from home jobs at night

20 Work From Home Jobs to Do at Night

Ready to jump in? 

Here are 20 Work From Home Jobs to Do at Night (that you can get started with RIGHT AWAY): 

Administrative Tasks:

  1. Email Management: Become an inbox ninja that every business owner dreams of.
  2. Calendar Management and Appointment Setting: Help clients stay organized and on schedule by managing their calendar and setting up appointments with their clients. 
  3. Data Entry: Turn mundane tasks into money-making opportunities by offering your data entry skills to businesses in need.
  4. Travel Arrangements and Research: From flights to accommodations, help clients plan their next adventure or business trip.
  5. Market Research: Get paid to surf the web and gather valuable insights for businesses looking to stay ahead of the curve.
  6. Online Survey Creation and Analysis: Craft surveys that get results and help businesses make informed decisions.
  7. Community Management: Engage with online communities and foster meaningful connections, even when everyone else is counting sheep.
  8. File Organization: Channel your inner Marie Kondo and help businesses declutter their digital lives.

Creative Services:

  1. Writing Blog Posts: Put your wordsmith skills to good use and create captivating content for websites and blogs.
  2. Graphic Design and Presentations: Design eye-catching graphics and presentations with tools like Canva
  3. Newsletter Creation and Distribution: Many small business owners put together weekly or monthly newsletters for their customers. This is a perfect task to take off of their plate! 
  4. Social Media Creation: Craft engaging social media posts that stop the scroll and leave a lasting impression.
  5. Social Media Scheduling: Plan and schedule social media posts. This is a great task to do at night, since you’re not actually posting during the late hours, you’re scheduling post to go out later. 

Niche-Specific Services:

  1. Proofreading and Editing: Proofread and edit blog posts, ebooks, emails and more for your clients. 
  2. Video Editing: Turn your editing skills into cash. You can edit Youtube videos, instructional videos, reels and more. Content repurposing existing videos into short form content is also incredibly lucrative. 
  3. Podcast Editing: Help podcasters sound their best by editing and polishing their audio recordings.
  4. PR and Outreach Tasks: Connect with influencers and forge valuable partnerships, getting your clients PR opportunities, podcast bookings and backlinks. 
  5. Web Design and Maintenance: Create stunning websites and keep them running smoothly. Many of our students create websites on WordPress and Squarespace. 
  6. Bookkeeping and Remote Accounting: Crunch numbers and balance the books for businesses in need of financial expertise.
  7. General Virtual Assistance: Offer your skills as a virtual assistant and tackle a variety of tasks, from email management to customer service. You can also niche down your general VA skills by industry. For instance, becoming a Real Estate VA (REVA), a VA for health coaches, authors, ec. 

Need more ideas for services? Here’s a mega-list!

Tips for Thriving on the Night Shift

Working at night comes with its own set of challenges, but with the right approach, you can thrive in the moonlight. Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your nighttime hustle:

  • Set a Schedule: Establish a consistent work schedule that aligns with your natural energy levels and personal commitments.
  • Create a Productive Environment: Designate a dedicated workspace that’s free from distractions and conducive to focus.
  • Take Breaks: Remember to take regular breaks to rest and recharge. A quick walk around the house can do wonders for your creativity. I like to use the Pomodoro Technique when working on big projects. 
  • Stay Connected: Working late at night can be incredibly productive, but also lonely. Make sure that you schedule plenty of time throughout the daytime hours to connect with friends and family. 

What’s the best work from home job to do at night? 

While there are several types of jobs you can do at night, my favorite by far is virtual assistance. 


As a virtual assistant, you can start working ASAP with clients with the skills that you ALREADY have! 

Many of our students have been able to book virtual assistant clients within 30 days of launching their businesses. 

Check out our free “Become a Booked Out Virtual Assistant” training. This 60 minute webinar will guide you step by step through the process of promoting your VA services and attracting clients. To watch this 60 minute free training right now, click here, drop your name and email address in the form below!


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Ready to Join the Nighttime Revolution?

Armed with this guide and a healthy dose of determination, you’re ready to embark on your nighttime entrepreneurial journey. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out, there’s never been a better time to embrace the night and turn your nocturnal hustle into a thriving career. So dim the lights, fire up your laptop, and get ready to make your mark on the world – one moonlit work session at a time.




Meet Abbey

Abbey Ashley is the Founder of The Virtual Savvy. She helps aspiring virtual assistants launch and grow their own at-home business from scratch. She's since gone on to grow a multi-six figure business and retire her husband ALL from her at-home business. It's now her passion to help others start their own VA business so they can taste the freedom and flexibility of entrepreneurship as well.


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