Small Business at Home IDEAS
Professional instruction, like piano lessons, can be done right out of your home.
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Both men and women have many options for stay-at-home business opportunities. The key is choosing a product or service that interests you. Perhaps you have a hobby or skill that you can turn into a home business. However, you'll need to consider start-up costs. Some home businesses will inevitably cost more money to start, especially if you require certain equipment or need to advertise on a national basis.
Many people who formerly worked in the corporate world do consulting. If you have a number of years experience performing a specific job, you can consult. You just need to find the clients. The main thing that separates good and bad consultants is passion and drive, according to Entrepreneur.com. Types of consulting jobs include Web design, management and marketing research consulting. Contact old business associates, agencies or clients. Ask them if they have any overflow work. Advertise your consulting business in the newspaper. Get a mailing list of would-be clients and mail them a brochure about your consulting service. Start locally, as you will sometimes need to meet clients in person before they assign you work.