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It might even be a task you perform everyday!
Where Do I Begin:
You want to start your own home-based business but you don't know what kind of business to start. The answer to your question might be very obvious!
Your best opportunity for home-based business success might be a skill you perform everyday around the house. Perhaps you are a good cook. Consider starting a catering service.
You take care of children or elderly parents. You could start an elder care or children's day care center.
Friends say you have a green thumb. Not the Jolly Green Giant kind, but you are a great gardener. Ever thought about starting a landscaping business? Or growing exotic house plants?
Perhaps sewing is your hobby. You could specialize in tailoring. Or sewing outfits for children. Sewing designer curtains, cushions.
One woman in California turned her sewing hobby into a profitable business by creating patterns and sewing unique hand bags.
Are you good with a paint brush, hammer and nails. Hire yourself out in your neighborhood as a professional repair person.
Maybe, you are a whiz with computers and surf the Internet for fun. Do you realize a large market exist for an eager entrepreneur to train people in setting up their computers, getting on the Internet. Along with teaching email skills, downloading, web page building, setting up accounts with web host. These are skills you might find simple enough, but are very perplexing to newbies.
Are you great at throwing together a children's birthday party? Or are you the life of the party? Performing, telling jokes, making funny animal balloons? One young female friend of mine used her offbeat humor to start a traveling clown business, specializing in children's birthday parties.
Did you help a friend arrange a wedding celebration? Wedding Consultants are in high demand across the country. This would be a very lucrative business venture. One easily started out of your home.
Perhaps you worked in an office performing basic secretarial skills. Why not start a home typing service. You could specialize in one area-target college students, typing their terms papers. Or target recent graduates, typing resume's, cover letters. The point is that it is conceivable that the same tasks you perform everyday for your family or employer could be turned into a very profitable home-based business venture.
Maybe you are thinking, "I don't have any marketable skills. I basically cooked and cleaned for my family the last several years." Wrong! You have a very marketable skill. Why not start a "Home Based Cleaning Service." This is a business that is very easy to start out of the home. And started for less than $100.00.
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The Planning Stage:
First thing to do is to grab a few sheets of paper or a notebook. Write down all the duties you perform each day at your job, or you perform around the house. You get the point?
At work: Do you conduct interviews, answer the telephone, type letters, keep records, manage accounts, market products, train new employees on computers.
At home: Do you take care of children, look after pets, tend gardens, keep a household budget, balance checkbooks, sew clothes for children. Paint and repair projects. Lawn care.
Conduct an online research. Search for Internet businesses that incorporate the skills on your list into their business.
Are You Ready?
Keep your mind open to new business opportunities. There's nothing wrong with following the tried and true path. Starting a business venture proven successful. Great opportunities also exist in starting a brand new business venture. One where the waters have not been tested. Think about it. Are you ready to get your feet wet?
Remember, the business idea you have been searching for might be right in front of your eyes.
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