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The following are some ideas for starting your own home-based business.  For some of the ideas below, you may need business cards, fliers, insurance or a license.  Research and learn as much as you can about the industry you are interested in.

There may be classes, tutorials, training, and how-to videos available online.

Learn about the skills and talent your clients may expect of you; and find out what a typical day would look like.

Don’t expect to have a swarm of clients immediately.  It will take hard work and time to build your business.  Promote your business daily.  You may want to start with contacting your Facebook friends and joining Facebook Groups.

YouTube can be a great resource for videos on how to write ads and how to promote your business.

If you have business ideas that you would like to share, please leave a comment below.

Business Ideas:

-Start a dog walking or dog sitting business.

-Create your own blog.

-Start a lawn mowing service.

-Start a mobile car wash service.

-Promote advertising services online.

-Start a house cleaning service.

-Start a babysitting business.

-Contact businesses and offer to handle their social media sites like Twitter, Pinterest, etc.

-Start a Typing/Transcription Service.

-Contact realtors and other businesses and offer to help them with prospecting by phone.

-Contact businesses and offer to be their virtual assistant.

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  1. I’ve never thought of dog walking as a valid business but I’ve been watching one Youtuber who’s also a writer, and in one of her videos she mentioned that she’s dog sitting. It’s actually not a bad idea for a home business. I’m considering trying this myself because I love animals and I have some free time aside from my studies.

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