Sometimes finding the right idea can be the hardest part of starting your own work from home business. Here are some inspirational ideas to help boost your creativity and get you started in the right direction.
Lunch Delivery Service
This can be a great part-time money maker for those of you with strong planning skills. If you will have any competitors, check them out to make sure you can be competitive. Survey office workers on what kinds of food they would like, how much they would like to pay. Let them know when your delivery schedule is, and be on time!
Put your presentation making skills to work by offering your services to others. Make sure you offer confidentiality agreements to so your clients will know they can trust you with their information. Check out RocketLawyer.com if you need help with contracts.
Home Office Planner
If you have good organizational skills you can put them to use helping people transition to a work from home environment. Consider layout, placement, storage and work spaces for different types of home businesses and spaces. You should be prepared to provide estimates for applicable equipment and supplies, as well as recommendations for communications and security.
Toner Cartridge Recycling
It’s easy to learn how to refill toner cartridges with new ink. Offer your services to stores, offices, homes and schools with free and fast delivery.
Website Content Writing
Blogging is a great way for businesses to increase traffic to their website. Too often, however, business owners don’t have time to write new material to publish or just aren’t comfortable writing their own content. Offer to write weekly or monthly articles and consider add-on services like search engine optimization.
Mailing List Management
Mailing lists are a great way for businesses to keep their customers coming back. Offer mailing list management services for both postal mail email marketing campaigns and help your clients implement a contact collection plan to grow the mailing lists. Check out MailChimp or Aweber for email list management.
Freelance Your Talents Online
Freelancing is a great work from home opportunity that lets you set your own hours. Check out services like Guru.com, Freelancer.com, Elance.com or Fiverr.com for projects that match your skill set.
Social Media Coach
Offer your Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest skills to older adults and the elderly. It’s a fantastic way for them to promote their business or keep in touch with family and many adults would be willing to try it with a little help. You can offer lessons or in-home services at an hourly rate.
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