Home Business Start-Up Checklist

Starting a Home Based BusinessThis 2017 business start-up checklist is a basic guideline for all home business owners. We’ve included lots of resources and tools that have helped us save time and money in our own business. Hopefully they can help you save time and money too!

Some steps apply to all businesses, while others do not. Keep this in mind as you go through the checklist. Some steps may not be applicable to you now, but the information may come in handy as you grow your business…

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Work from Home as a Virtual Assistant

Man Blogging on Laptop from HomeA virtual assistant (VA) is an entrepreneur who provides administrative, technical or marketing assistance to clients from a remote location, usually a home office.

A few years of office experience is expected, and workers take jobs on a long-term contract basis for customers. They communicate via phone, fax or internet services and sometimes may not meet the client in person…

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Starting a Home-Based Cleaning Business

Man Standing Beside Cleaning Business VanUsually, you can start your own residential or commercial cleaning company right out of your home. No matter what niche you choose to specialize in, you can usually eliminate most of the traditional start-up costs by working out of your house. Start small and grow your company as you get more clients…

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How to Open a Group Home

Group Home Business Owners Starting Outside HouseThis page focuses on starting a senior care home or nursing home. However, there are different types of group homes you can start in addition to elderly group homes, such as teen group homes, homes for children, mental health group homes and homes for those with disabilities. Many of the concepts and ideas can be used in most businesses.

In most cases, these are private residences which may have been converted for the purpose of providing living space and assistance to small groups (usually under 20) of people. These people share common living spaces, and there is staff or a resident manager on the premises…

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How to Start a Massage Business from Home

Masseuse Working on ClientWhether for therapy, relaxation or rehabilitation, massage therapists are in high demand. Many clients use massage therapy on a regular basis, while others for special occasions or medical treatment.

Sports Massage Therapy is a growing field and is one of the most profitable forms of massage services. Sports therapists help relieve athletes of pain, stress and can actually help them heal from injuries…

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How to Launch a Coaching Business

Become a Life Coach Start-up GuideLife Coaches help people in a variety of different ways.

Besides business and career goals, people want help achieving relationship goals, weight management goals, time management goals, family goals, retirement goals and more.

As a coach, you can work virtually or in person with clients. It’s a very versatile opportunity that allows entrepreneurs to work at home, and it can be a very rewarding career.

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Start a Home-Based Interior Decorating Business

Interior DecoratorInterior decorating and design goes way beyond homes – think restaurants, hotels, spas, art galleries, model homes, corporate offices, even bed and breakfast inns.

Entrepreneurs on a budget can establish a home office as their “hub”, while visiting clients on site or even virtually.

Starting with small re-design jobs is often a great way to get your foot in the door by proving your skills and expertise, so don’t rule out big jobs: just make the right connections!

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How to Open a Home-Based Catering Service

Whether you like working with small private parties, large corporate businesses or festive wedding events, there is good money to be made in catering. You can even start your own catering company without having formal cooking training…

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