Every year the trend toward working at home continues to grow, fueled by downsizing and ever-more-affordable office equipment. Author Mel Cook explains how to get started making your self-employment dreams come true, even on a shoestring budget, and provides dozens of examples of real-life success stories about men and women who took their chances and are now making millions. From choosing your business to financing, day-to-day operations, marketing, and publicity, Home Business ac Big Business is the only reference guide you'll need to become a successful home entrepreneur. This revised and expanded edition features a new section on Web-based companies and the cybermarketing opportunities that can be run from your home computer. Even novice entrepreneurs will be able to establish a global presence on the Internetaand at no cost. Plus, you'll find highlights such as: Profiles of entrepreneurs who began in spare rooms and basement apartments and became wealthy, featuring inside information on how they went from their kitchen table to their own executive suite. Descriptions of 120 home business opportunities with proven track records. Advice on how to select a product or service that gives you a competitive edge and quick profits. Tips on how to market a product with little capitalausing low-cost promotional techniques, free advertising, and national distribution through mail-order catalog houses. Listing of: Firms that sell products and services through home-based entrepreneurs 28 franchise and nonfranchise business opportunities that can be run from the home 29 types of companies that regularly use homeworkers 13 popular freelance occupations for work-at-home professionals. A highly readable, entertaining, and informative guide, this book should be in the hands of anyone who has entertained the idea of working from home. Visit us online at http://www.mgr.combe a profitable home business for a skilled craftsman with a large basement or garage. ... EQUIPMENT REPAIR SERVICES Many homeowners have engine- powered equipment a lawn mowers, snow blowers, chain ... General handyman mechanical and electrical skills, combined with service manuals, can be adequate.
|Title||:||Home Business Big Business: The Definitive Guide to Starting and Operating On-Line and Traditional Home-Based Ventures|
|Publisher||:||Wiley - 1998-06-22|