If you are a person that has some really good computer skills and you are looking for some sort of income that you can make by working from home, then you might be able to utilize these skills of yours to do just that. In fact if you are good enough and have enough patience you might even be able to turn your computer skills into something that becomes a full time career all the while you are in the comfort of your own home. There are a variety of things you can do with your computer skills like writing, customer service, computer service done remotely and the list goes on and on.
The first thing you need to do is ask yourself if you are really serious about doing something like this and then take a look at all the skills that you think you have that might benefit others. You need to evaluate how good your skills are then be able to present that value to someone who might need them. Whatever it is that you are extremely good at you should be able to market your skills and get paid for sharing those skills with others.
You also need to consider the kind of work you might be doing now and if it can be transferred into your work from home environment. If you already work somewhere that you deal with computers find out if you can't do your work from home, this way you won't have to worry about considering quitting the job that you already have. If however; you are unemployed this could be a prime opportunity for you to start making some income.
You should take time to research your local area and see what kind of needs there are that need to be filled and see if your skills match those needs. You might want to consider only an area of about a 15 mile radius from your home. You can test the market by running a few small ads offering your services and see how well of a response you might get from local businesses or individuals. Make sure before you do this though, that you have a base amount for whatever service you are offering set so that you will be able to answer their questions about how much you are going to charge.
Don't limit yourself to just one kind of work. If the kind of computers skills you possess can be used in a variety of different ways then you should diversify and do a variety of different kinds of jobs. This will increase your ability to be able to bring in good money. If you have good writing skills you can offer your services to help businesses write new work manuals, you can blog, write website content, help companies with overflow work, etc. The better you can incorporate your skills the better chances you will have to earn income while working at home.