With the high rate of unemployment it may be best to start a business at home to make sure a steady income is realized. Some people are more inclined to be a business owner than others. These people start the huge corporations and the complicated business that only a genius could start.
What about the people who want to earn an income from their home? A small business that can be started for a few hundred dollars with only yourself as the staff? There are literally hundreds of businesses that can be started at home. There is a list of some of the easiest to begin, with little or no start-up.
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Business Plan Writer – Write a formal business plan that is to be presented to banks and other lending institutions in order to get a loan from lenders.
Candle Maker – Make your unique candles that be sold at craft shows, flea markets, wholesale to stores and boutiques. Scented candles are very popular and they sell well to males and females.
Child Care – Get the proper licenses and keep the neighborhood children in your home before and after school and while the parents are at work.
Flower Bed Planting Service – Beautify yards and gardens with plants that you grow and then sell to businesses and other home owners.
Garage Sales – Many people are too busy to handle the details of a garage sale. You will go to the clients home, organize the items that are for sale.
Garden Designer/Consultant – Show your clients how to get the most from the plants or flowers in their gardens and landscaping.
Gift Baskets – Who doesn’t love a beautiful gift basket stuffed with delectable and charming goodies delivered right to their office or front door step?
Greeting Card Designer – There is an explosion in the greeting card business right now that is getting bigger and better every year. There is a market for almost every subject you can think of. Thanks to all of the new greeting card software on the market, you can get started with little or no experience.
Herb Grower– Grow and sell fresh herbs in your own garden or greenhouse then sell them to restaurants, individuals and other stores.
House Sitter – When people are out of town on business or vacation, you can take care of their property and their home.
Interior Designer – Show clients how to decorate their homes by rearranging existing furniture and accessories or by redecorating.
Jewelry Designer – Design and create your own one-a-kind jewelry that you can sell at flea markets, through mail order, on eBay, at Bazaars, at your local mall and many other ways.Newsletter Publisher – Create and publish monthly newsletters for yourself or clients that give information and news about the business.
Party Planner – People love to go to parties, any time of the year. Whenever there is a party or event, big or small there is someone behind the scenes who worked and organized the whole thing.
Personal Fitness Trainer – In this popular business, you go to the homes and businesses of your clients and teach them how to hold their body correctly during exercise and how to properly use weights They also teach and demonstrate to their clients about the importance of their nutritional choices or lack of.
Pet Sitter – Pet sit while the owners are at work or out of town. This usually involves walking, feeding and playing with the pets are away. Sometimes when the pet remains at the home of the owner, other duties are included that mimic house-sitting — watering the plants, getting the mail, turning lights on at dusk and off at dawn. If you keep the pet at your place, the duties will be lighter.
Plant and Flower Maintenance – Office buildings have a lot of greenery and someone need to take care of it.
Recipe Sales – Sell that recipe that your family and friends rave about every time you serve it. There have been many people who have gotten rich from an old family recipe. Is it your turn?
Resume Writing Service – Job hunters are everywhere and a lot of them do not have time to write a resume. You can be the one who do the writing and the typing for your clients. You can earn a hefty payday with this business.
Reunion Planner – Get families together in style with your family reunion planning business.
Specialty Tutor – You can tutor people in the theme that is your specialty – computer knowledge, newsletter writing, piano, trombone classes, math, the English language, child care classes, business management… You can instruct one-on-one or you can instruct several people at once.
Stone Jewelry Designer – Design and create natural one-a-kind rings, necklaces, bracelets, belts and other pieces using polished stones.Wedding Planner – Help new brides and grooms plan their dream wedding with assistance in the wedding and reception that follows.
Welcoming Service – Bring back that wonderful feeling that the Welcome Wagon evoked in new homeowners in neighborhoods. You can easily start a service that welcomes people into new areas.Give newcomers a welcome package when they move into their new homes.
Wreaths – Dried flower wreaths can be sold to friends, family, at flea markets, through your website on the web, mail order and through direct sales or by several other means.
These business are easy to get started. Choose the one(s) that best suit your talents and get started. What are you waiting for?