Create Your Own Unique Service
One of the more flexible and fun home business ideas is to create your own service business.
Do you enjoy helping people? Is there a specific activity or service you enjoy doing for others?
Service based home business ideas can be very creative as you will see.
Some benefits of creating your own service business:
Drawbacks of this home business idea:
There are many services that you can provide to others from your home that require minimal investment, in some cases using supplies you already have at home. Is there something that you are good at, that you would enjoy doing for others? There are an abundance of home business ideas available to you in this area.
Our free Internet Business Ideas has a wealth of additional information that will give you some great ideas about developing a service business on the internet. There are additional ideas for a service based business here at 41 Hot Home Based Business Ideas for Women.
Brainstorm More Home Business Ideas
To brainstorm, take a look at the list you made of what activities you most enjoy, (see Starting a Home Business). Is there any activity there that other people NEED, that you can see yourself doing for others?
For example, if you love to putter around your garden and enjoy mowing lawns and making the yard beautiful, you can easily adapt this to a small landscaping business. My dad did this as a summer job when we were growing up. He used his own equipment that he carried in his station wagon. I remember how much he enjoyed the work even though it was physically challenging, because he loved to work outdoors.
If you enjoy playing a musical instrument and have good communication skills to teach others, you can teach! You will have to decide whether you are comfortable seeing students in your home, and if not, you'll need to find an alternate place to work.
Do you like children? Are you patient and do you have good communication skills? You could tutor children who need a little extra help with their schoolwork.
If you decide upon a service that many others do, like web design or housecleaning, find a unique selling proposition, something that helps to distinguish your work from others.
Find a Niche Market
Find new markets and niche markets that might be a good match for your talents and interests. Some of the best home business ideas have come when a person discovers a hidden niche that turns out to have a lot of potential.
Offline the best way to discover a niche is to keep your eyes and ears open in your community. If you're serious about your business you may want to hire a market research professional to help you determine the potential profitability of your home business idea.
Here's a few ideas to get you started:
There are endless creative possibilities, depending on the needs in your area. I found some new
home business ideas recently that blew my socks off ... unique niche local businesses ideas I had never even thought of!
Create An Online Business
How would you like to have an online business that works for you 24/7, 365 days a year? View this short video and learn how you can find the right niche, and build a website and home business around your niche. You do not have to be a technical wizard to do this. Watch the video and see if any ideas pop into your mind.
Wholesale to Retail Re-Selling
Do you enjoy or collect certain products or items, like antique lamps, unique clothing, herbs, bicycles? Consider being a re-seller. You buy a product at wholesale and sell at retail, the profit pays you for the work involved in getting the product to your customer. You will need to create a way of marketing your product to customers.
Do you love restoring antique items? You could visit garage sales and find items that can be fixed up and then sold for a profit. This kind of business is great for someone who enjoys going to flea markets and finding unexpected treasures! You can learn more about how to find good wholesalers at this article Finding Quality Wholesale Product Suppliers.