Home-Based Businesses That You Can Start Today: Business Ideas for the Home-based Entrepreneur

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Robert P Witham, Feb 11, 2011 - Entrepreneurship - 280 pages
More people than ever are considering starting a home-based business. Part of this interest in home-based businesses is driven by an economic recession, but part of it is also driven by the dream of independence.For many people, being self-employed or operating their own home-based business has always been a dream. Leaving the corporate world behind, eliminating long commutes to work, spending more time at home with family, and a desire for a simpler lifestyle have all been listed as reasons why people decide to trade the supposed security of a corporate job for a home-based business.There are many reasons to start a home-based business. In fact, there are probably about as many reasons as there are small business owners! Starting a small business is hard work, but it is also rewarding work. Working for yourself also provides a measure of security and flexibility not available in any job. How much security and how much flexibility depends on the type of business you operate, as well as your motivation and determination to succeed.Home-Based Businesses That You Can Start Today will help you get started on the exciting journey toward being a small business owner. This book is filled with small business ideas that can be started right from your own home with minimal expense or hassle. Each business idea is neatly organized into its own section so you can skip over any business ideas that do not sound appealing and focus on those that you do find interesting.Home-Based Businesses That You Can Start Today focuses on providing ideas to get you started. This book profiles 65 different business ideas that you can start at home.I trust you will find Home-Based Businesses That You Can Start Today to be a valuable resource as you consider starting your own small business. The list of business ideas that is included in this book is by no means exhaustive or comprehensive, but it does provide a good overview of the many types of home-based businesses that can be operated today.
 

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Contents

Introduction
4
Handyman Property Maintenance
29
Handcrafted Greeting Cards
45
eBay Consignment Service
61
Videography
76
Computer Repair
89
Event Planning
102
Restaurant TakeOut Delivery
120
Picture Framing
164
Mobile LawnGarden Equipment Repair
177
Desktop Publishing
193
Public Relations
209
Interior Decorating
222
Advertising DesignConsulting 236 Bicycle Repair and Sales
241
SpecialOrder Bakery
254
Pressure Washing
270

Fitness Trainer
136
Window Washing
150

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About the author (2011)

Robert Witham is a serial entrepreneur and the author of several books.

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