Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Top 10 Home Based Business Ideas

In the past, I have covered starter guide for WAHM. If you want to start earning well by staying at home, here are top 10 home based business ideas which might come in handy:

1) Medical and legal transcription. If you have transcription skills and the necessary equipment, you can easily work from home for a variety of different companies. Check out Job Listings for list of medical and legal transcription opening

2) Virtual Accountant. There are many opportunities available for certified accountants or account assistance. Take a look at American Institute of Certified Public Accountants for information on specific state requirements and Virtual Accountants for any job opening.

3) Web Design. If you can design quality Web sites, consider turning your skills into a home-based business. Good designers tend to be well-compensated for their efforts. You can invest in professional Site Builder software.

4) Crafting. Handmade crafts are popular and creative home-based business. There are websites such as Kinfolkcraft.com and Etsy.com that allow you to market your product online

5) Child-care services. Turn your expertise with children into one of the most popular home-based business opportunities. Check out Starting a Daycare for free help on how to start your own child-care center

6) Cleaning service. If you are good at cleaning, consider offering your services to others. One way to go is with a franchise. CleanNet-USA and JaniKing are two of the largest franchisers in the cleaning market.

7) Computer Repair. If you are a computer geeks, turn this into a business and start getting paid for fixing fatal errors. Check out Geeks on Call America and Rescuecom if you are interested in franchise opportunities.

8) Wedding Planner. Turn your organizing skills into creating a 'Happily Ever After' story for others in a wedding. There are numerous online certification courses online, including one from Weddings Beautiful.

9) Virtual Assistant. There are great demand for virtual assistants so sets the stage for starting, operating and growing a successful business. If you need help on setting a virtual assistant business, check out Virtual Assistant - The Series

10) Tutoring. You can start a business tutoring students by advertising at schools, the local YMCA, and other places frequented by families. If you have children, talk to their teachers and determine the needs of your school district.

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