- by Trish
Find a business that you will love to do and you will never have to work even one day in your life. That is what many of us have learned that we need to do in order to better enjoy our work day. And this is why I decided to share how to start from home business ideas with you here.
Now, apparently most of us have become what is being referred to as “porcelain dolls”, due to the fact that technology has brought us soooo much convenience that we no longer handle failures very well. It seems many of us throw tantrums and quit over our failures.
So… when considering to start a new business of ANY sort, be sure to ask yourself if you can love doing this new business to the point that you can take the pain and persevere any failures that may occur along the way?
Instead of throwing a tantrum and quitting, you can do what previous generations have done and that is to LEARN from your failures.
Most successful businesses have suffered MANY failures before experiencing success.
Now, let’s get started…
Each of the following businesses can EASILY be started from your home and once the need to expand becomes obvious, you can decide then to move your business to a much larger facility if you want to.
- ) Affiliate Marketing – Is not an “easy” business if you are not prepared to actually work. But then what real business doesn’t require work, right? However, affiliate marketing has to be one of the most versatile businesses available for people of ALL ages, races, and those who can read and write, and are able to work from virtually anywhere you are located.
- ) Article Writer – This requires good grammar as well as knowledge about the topic you wish to write content for.
- ) Beekeeper – If you are a person who is not so easily intimidated or frightened, and you love the outdoors, then you just might be a natural at this business.
- ) Build Online Business – Training is provided for you to be able to do just that!
- ) Builder of Shipping Container Homes – You could be the first in your area to start doing this growing in popularity business and become very successful at it.
- ) Builder of Tiny Houses – Though the popularity for this type of business has fizzled out a bit since it’s introduction, there is STILL lots of room to make money creating these much-needed homes today.
- ) Buying and Selling Old Gold – This type of business will always be “in style” considering that gold holds its value better than most investments. Once you are ready to seriously start buying and selling gold, you are going to want to check the information provide in both linked posts out.
- ) Cake Baking and Decorating Business – For those who love to bake and love to share their baked goods, why not start selling those yummies, right?
- ) Cell Phone Resell Business – Why let your old cell phones sit in a drawer collecting dust when you can make money with them?
- ) Child Daycare Business – Moms and child-care specialist who love kids could create a business to help other mothers and get paid for doing what they love best… tending to children.
- ) Commercial Cleaning Business – No PhD required to start up your very own cleaning business. Just a love of helping others and a passion for cleaning is required here.
- ) Commercial Embroidery Business – Embroidery work is fascinating and needed for more than towels with His and Hers on them, as this is now in demand for T-shirts, baseball caps, and more.
- ) Computer Repair Business – Time to put those tinkering and fixer-upper skills to work for you, and start your very own computer repairing business. So many laptop and desktop computers needing repaired and too few qualified repair people.
- ) Copywriting – If you have a gift of words, know how to get buyers to take action without “selling”, and love to create great content that gets noticed, then here’s a business for you to seriously consider.
- ) Crossing Guard – This is not an easy job, in fact you need to be active and energetic (among other traits) if you wish to pursue this ‘talent’ as a means for making money.
- ) Data Entry Clerk – If you are a meticulous person who can work independently or with a team, deadlines work to motivate you, and you enjoy computer work where you must stay focused, then this just might be the career for you.
- ) Driving for Dollars – If you enjoy driving around your city, and you enjoy meeting new people, then perhaps you should consider this business.
- ) Dog Walker – So many dogs in everyone’s neighbourhood now. Think about how many dog owners would love to have you come, take their dog(s) for a walk regularly, saving them hours they could be using preparing meals, shopping, etc.
- ) Doggy Day Care – Too many people now have to commute several miles to work daily. Those dog owners who truly love their dogs would enjoy learning of your local doggy daycare in their neighbourhood, I’m sure of it.
- ) Freelancing Business – This type of business could find you designing logos, creating infographics, handling social media for local businesses, etc. Pick your passion and start your freelancing business now.
- ) Gardener – If you enjoy planting annual and perennial flowers, perennial small shrubs, and small trees, do regular weeding and trimming while tending gardens than this might make for the perfect business for you.
- ) Grass Cutting Services – Here is yet another business that can be started by the very young to the middle-aged, men and/or women. If you love to work outdoors, and you love the smell of fresh cut grass, then perhaps it is time to consider starting a grass cutting business. This would also be a great business for those who prefer to only work seasonally.
- ) Home Cleaning Business – Again, if you love cleaning, but prefer to stick with cleaning homes, then make this your specialty. Be the best house cleaner in your area!
- ) House Painting – For those willing and able to provide quality painting for home owners in your neighbourhood, here’s a great money making business.
- ) Link Building Business – Your knowledge about quality backlinking can be put to work for you as a business too.
- ) Magician – This type of business does not have to be restricted to entertaining children only. If you are great with magic acts, then perhaps it is time to start earning money with your talent.
- ) Paralegal – Working for a firm, in a government office, or in your very own business requires the necessary training that a passion for law can help catapult you into a rewarding career.
- ) Pest Controller – With the number of rats now infesting many major North American cities, and fire-ants on the increase… if you enjoy working outdoors and you prefer using natural pesticides, then this might be the best business for you to focus on.
- ) Pet Bakery Business – Love baking and love pets, you can have two of your passions in one business and make several pet owners very content with homemade treats for their pets.
- ) Pet Sitter – Love pets but can’t have them where you live? Then why not consider starting up a pet sitting business where you get to have all the fun of taking care of pets and getting paid for it.
- ) Photographer – Isn’t it about time you got paid for those awesome photographs you have taken? Then perhaps it is time to start your very own photography business. Those who love to play with drones could even consider doing this business.
- ) Podcaster – Your opinions need to be heard, right? Then perhaps it is time to give serious consideration to starting your very own podcast.
- ) Professional Investor – If investing intrigues you then maybe this is where you need to invest your time.
- ) Quilting for Money – Mom always wondered how you might earn from your talent of making quilts, and now you can show her.
- ) Snow Removal – You could offset your grass cutting summer business with snow removal in winters. What a great way to provide yourself with a steady, year-round income!
- ) Social Media Manager – For those who love to share great content with the world, and want to get paid for doing it.
- ) Transcriptionist – Though medical transcriptionists are not much in demand any more, general and legal transcription are STILL very much in demand. If you could easily be a medical transcriptionist due to your skill level of writing, then perhaps you should consider this as your business of choice.
- ) Vending Machine Business – For the adventurist as this type of business could cover a very large area. Done right, and this could earn you a tidy sum.
- ) Videos Creating Business – So many local businesses in need of great videos for their online profile. If this is your passion, then now is the time to get paid for it.
- ) Voiceover Gigs – Many video advertisements now need voiceover created, and if you have that perfect or unique voice that others are looking for to use in their commercials, you could make this idea into your very own business.
- ) Website Designer – Whether you have been creating and updating websites for years now, or you simply want to learn how to do them, either way, if this is your passion then you must know by now that a lot of local businesses are STILL not online. Maybe it is time to put your skills into this business.
- ) Woodworking Business – That great workshop you have had for years now and you are not sure what you want to do with it. You still enjoy creating projects but you are not sure what sells. Whether you have a shop already or not, if you enjoy woodworking, maybe it is time to check this business idea out.
- ) Writing and Selling eBooks – Whether you choose to write Kindle or PDF ebooks, this really can be turned into producing a great income for those with a passion to write.
There are so many other businesses ideas like: landscaper, gardener, social media consultant, proofreading and editing services, ghost writing, virtual customer services, bookkeeping services, desktop publisher, informational product creator, dog groomer, laundry services, delivery services, house sitting, upholstery repairs, and more.
I do hope this information has been helpful in your decision making, as well as learning what it is that you are passionate about doing that might be able to be developed into a business.
Can YOU think of another business idea that has not yet been mentioned here?
Should you have any questions regarding these start from home business ideas, please leave me a comment below and I will gladly discuss it with you.