You wish to start a Home Based Business
, Make Money from Home
, be your own
Boss but unfortunately what is preventing you from getting started is that you
don't have much money or special skills. This is a problem that is in the back
of the mind of many would be entrepreneurs who wish to make money from home. Let
this not be a barrier and dampen your enthusiasm. You certainly can get started
if you set about in the right manner.
If you are highly motivated and
passionate about achieving your goal of being a successful home based business
entrepreneur and make money from home, first you have to do some self searching
and self assessment. Next you have to get your priorities right.
things donít come to those who wait, they come to those who want something so
bad, and they canít wait for it."óAshton Kutcher
Every person is blessed
with certain skills or qualities they are good at.
You have to identify
yourself with those skills and qualities you think you are good at, happy with
and feel confident about, especially with respect to home based business. If you
are unable to identify them yourself, get the help of your friends.
Skills can be categorized under, Craft Skills, Service Skills and
Professional Skills. Craft Skills
Some examples are: Carpet
cleaning service, Carpentry service, Wall Paper Service, Candle making, Home
To make money from home and be successful in this business
category you should have qualities such as being good with your hands, ability
to repair things, being artistic etc. Service Skills
examples are: Care Giver, Child Care, Senior Day Care, Wedding Planner, Party
planner, Food Delivery Service, Catering etc.
Qualities that will propel
you to success and make money from home are: you should enjoy meeting new
people, talking with strangers, helping people irrespective of other
considerations. Professional Skills
Some examples are: Business
Consultant, Financial Advisor, Interior Decorating Service, Photographic
Service, Video Production, Secretarial Service, Transcription Service
To establish yourself in this home based business and
make money from home you should have professional knowledge or skills in a
particular field. You should be creative, have the capacity to remember facts
and figures, make estimates and solve problems.
Having identified the
home based business, you should ensure the following: 1
. The home based
business should not cost you much money to set up. 2
. There has to be a
need for the Product or Service in your region for you to make money from home.
. Your home based business offers your customers a product, service or
value that will satisfy them and keep them happy. 4
. Another aspect that
is often overlooked is that it should be a home based business where you do not
need to spend too much money in advertising your business. It should be such
that you could start by advertising with "Flyers" and mainly by word of mouth.
Word of mouth is very powerful. If you render good service and give something
that is unique, the message will spread very fast in your community and your
home based business is bound to succeed and you will make money from home.
The most economic and easiest way to get started is to start
operating the home based business from your home, apartment or condominium. You
could always move out to a spacious house or building later. 6
. Most of
these home based businesses do not need much money to get started in a small
way. In fact some of them require only your skills. Financial help and support
from family members or a small personal loan from the Bank should not be
difficult to obtain. In addition the Small Business Administration provides
all necessary assistance to start a home based business. Necessary information
could be obtained from http://sba.gov. Even credit card facilities are taken
advantage of to make money from home by skillful home based business
Lack of money or skills should not act as a barrier to
start a home based business. If you are really passionate about your business
and want to make money from home, it is your determination and the courage to
succeed in your home based business is what matters most.
problems do have answers, that they can be overcome, and that YOU can solve
them."- Vincent Peale.
Often the difference between a successful person
who is able to make money from home and another is not that the former had
better skills, ideas and money but the courage that he had, to take the first
step and implement his home based business ideas.
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