How to Start a Small Business at Home?

Building a successful small business at home begins with basic knowledge of what your business is about and where your potential market is.

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In these days, it's becoming increasingly difficult to make ends meet with just one source of income. Thus, more and more people are investigating the possibilities of starting their own extra-income from small businesses.

Most of these part-time endeavors are started and operated from the comfort and privacy of the home, as Marney Makridakis did.

Most of these people are making the extra money they need. Some have wisely and carefully built these extra income efforts into full-time, very profitable businesses. Others are just keeping busy, having fun, and enjoying life as never before.

The important thing is that they are doing something other than waiting for the government to give them a handout; they are improving their lot in life, and you can do it, too, just as Luisa Cupeles did.

The fields of mail order selling, multi-level marketing, and in-home party sales have never been more popular. If any of these kinds of extra income producing ideas appeal to you, then you owe it to yourself to check them out.

But these aren't the only fields of endeavor you can start and operate from home, with little or no investment, and learn as you go, as Jim Nelson did. Read more success stories here.


At the ground level, those are collective CTPM ideas. The infrastructure you need to furnish a successful home-based small business.

  • If you type, you can start a home-based typing service.
  • If you have a truck or have access to a trailer, you can start a clean-up/hauling service.
  • Simply collecting old news papers from your neighbors can get you started in the paper recycling business.
  • More than a few enterprising housewives have found success and fortune by starting home and/or apartment cleaning services.
  • If you have a yard full of flowers, you can make good extra money by supplying fresh cut flowers to restaurants and offices in your area on a regular basis.
  • You might turn a ceramics hobby into a lucrative personalized coffee mug small business. What I'm saying is that in reality, there's literally no end to the ways you can start and operate a profitable small biz from your home and get extra income.

The first thing you must do, however, is some basic market research.

Find out for yourself, first-hand, just how many people there are in your area who are interested in your proposed product or service, and would be "willing to stand in line and pay money for it."

This is known as defining your market and pinpointing your customers.

If after checking around, talking about your idea with a whole lot of people over a period of one to three months, you get the idea that these people would be paying customers, your next effort should be directed toward the "detailing" of your small biz plan.

The more precise and detailed your plan - covering all the bases relating to how you'll do everything that needs to be done - the easier it's going to be for you to attain success.

Such a plan should show your start-up investment needs, your advertising plan, your production costs and procedures, your sales program, and how your time will be allocated.

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Too often, enthusiastic and ambitious entrepreneurs jump in on an extra income project and suddenly find that the costs are beyond their abilities, and the time requirements more than they can meet.

It pays to lay it all out on paper before you get involved, and the clearer you can "see" everything before you start, the better your chances for success.

Now, assuming you've got your market targeted, you know who your customers are going to be and how you're going to reach them with your product or service.

And you have all your costs as well as time requirements itemized. The next step is to set your plan in motion and start making money.

Here is the most important "secret" of all, relating to starting and building a profitable small based local business, so read very carefully.

Regardless of what kind of small business you start, you must have the capital and the available time to sustain your business through the first six months of operation.

Specifically, you must not count on receiving or spending any money coming in from your business on yourself or for your bills during those first six months.

All the income from your micro business during those first six months should be reinvested in your business in order for it to grow and reach your planned first year potential.

Once you've passed that first six months milestone, you can set up a small monthly salary for yourself, and begin enjoying the fruits of your labor.

But the first six months or operation for any small business are critical, so do not plan to use any of the money your business generates for yourself during that period.

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Now, while you are considering these points to operate a small scale business at home, did you think of how you could deliver this small business on the Internet too?

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If you have your small business plan well done and properly organized, you should at the end of your first year be able to begin thinking about hiring other people to alleviate some of your workload.

Remember this: Starting a successful small scale business is not meant towards a job for either yourself or a way to keep busy. It should be regarded as the beginning of an enterprise that will grow and prosper, with you as the top dog.

Eventually, you will have other people doing all the work for you, even running the entire operation, while you vacation in the Bahamas or Hawaii and collect or receive regular income from your initial efforts.

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