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Home business ideas
Thinking of starting a business from home? There are many types businesses that can be run from the comfort of your own home, whether as a way to earn extra money or as a full-time business.
Popular home business ideas you could consider are:
- Selling on Amazon
- Selling on eBay
- Selling on etsy
- Starting a craft business
- Starting a tutoring business
- Starting a wedding planning business
- Becoming a freelance copywriter or designer
- Becoming a childminder
- Opening a bed and breakfast or Airbnb
If you have existing products to sell, then selling on Amazon or eBay are great ways to start. As you develop, you might want to consider a dropshipping business.
A home business idea can also use a particular skill you have – perhaps you’re creative with your hands, in which case starting a craft business, or maybe even starting a clothing line or a cake making business, could be a good option.
Perhaps your strength is in your knowledge, in which case becoming a freelance copywriter or starting a tutoring business from home would be worth pursuing.
Alternatively, if you have good contacts, then you could start an event planning business such as wedding planning – bear in mind that some travel might be involved here (there are many other business ideas that could be started at home but fall into this category, such as dog walking).
If you’re happy to make your home available to others, then good home business ideas could be starting a childminding business, a consultancy, or even renting a room out on Airbnb or opening a full bed and breakfast. Even some hair salons can be started at home!
Below, Startups.co.uk uses its years of knowledge to provide detailed guides to starting a number of home business ideas to help you get started today!
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