by Stone Evans, The Home Biz Guy
When some folks begin to think about a business of their own,
they know in that very moment what kind they are going to start.
Then, there are the rest of us...
Knowing that we want to have a business of our own is not
enough. Many of us have struggled with the important question of
what type of enterprise we would like to start.
Franchises offer a simple pre-packaged money making idea, but
the cost of a franchise often makes it a prohibitive option to
most folks who contemplate going out on their own.
For those who do not have a million dollars to buy a McDonalds
franchise, we must look to other ideas for our own business.
There are literally hundreds of lucrative home business ideas
for you to choose from, which will suit every type of
personality and all levels of financing. From selling
information on the Internet as a infopreneur, to growing
delicious gourmet mushrooms for sale to restaurants and catering
companies; there is a pile of money to be made by filling a
need, for these and a host of other necessary services.
Of course, actually liking what you do, will have a lot to do
with the success of your new venture, so be sure to pick a home
business that you'll enjoy running and that will keep you
For example, if you're a math whiz, an accounting or income tax
service might be the ideal home business for you to start.
Perhaps writing is your forte and you'd like to start your own
home based copywriting service or advertising agency. Each of
these businesses can be run successfully--and profitably from
the comfort of your own home.
Academia might not be your cup of tea, but maybe you are good
with your hands --- having a creative genius where crafts are
concerned. Craft items are red-hot sellers at swap meets,
country fairs and world wide over the Internet, and they can
provide you with solid profits. If crafts don't interest you,
then why not start a laundry service with pick-up and delivery,
or a shopping service for shut-in's--even a companion service or
granny sitter or a doctor shuttle service; any of which, could
be much in demand, in and around your neighborhood or community.
When brainstorming new ideas for your future home business, keep
in mind the soul of any successful endeavor is providing a
product or service that others will actually purchase in
quantities. Satisfy the needs of your target market, and your
target market will keep you and your home based business
healthy, happy and profitable.
Below are some suggestions for home business ideas that might
help you decide on a suitable venture in which to invest.
Multi-level-marketing (mlm), floral/plant service for offices
and hospitals, pooper-scooper service, dog walking service,
answering service, vending machine service, gift basket service,
homemade soap maker, mobile windshield repair service, mobile
tire repair service, income tax specialist, researcher,
freelance writer, business card and letterhead designer,
courier, shut-in/shuttle service, landscaping service, tree
trimming service, wood crafter, carpenter, crafts and crafting
supplies, pool cleaning service, plants/nursery starts, growing
herbs, growing mushrooms, garage sale and swap meet vendor,
proofreader, private investigator, typing service, interior
decorator/designer, website design, wedding consultant, hot
lunch/snack vendor at local courthouses, pet sitting service,
pet grooming service, Internet entrepreneur, paralegal, gourmet
catering service, new media production, mobile cosmetic
technician, mobile nail technician, mobile hair stylist,
aerobics instructor, personal fitness trainer, advertising
consultant, companion service, small printing service.
Ideas, ideas; hopefully the above ideas will give you some fresh
ideas of your own to mull over. A spring board if you will, on
which to dive into your own chosen home business.
When you work from home, any business you start has the
potential to explode into a perpetual gold mine! It just depends
on how much your home business is in demand around your
community or on the Internet. Your home business might start
slow and steady, regularly picking up clients as you become more
established. On the other hand, your chosen home business may
take off like wildfire, quickly becoming too hot for you to
handle by yourself (well done!). This is the time to enlist the
help of willing family members to help you out in your time of
need, which will make your business into a friendly, family
concern. This will also help family members better understand
your business and get a grasp on the mechanics of profit.
Good luck in all your decisions and have fun with your home
business, which ever one you choose, and don't forget to enjoy
your newfound freedom!
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