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Starting A Small Home Based Business
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Starting A Small Home Based Business

It sure is tough out there; I mean getting a job can be a nightmare today. Even tougher if you are retired or about to retire, in other words as you get older most employers say no thanks. Unless you have a lot of experience or do something that is in demand, you might want to look into starting a small home based business.

Thinking of what type of business, can you do from your home that will not cost too much? I will let you in on a little secret working on the internet can be just the thing for a home based business.


I think out of all the choices out there for a home based business an online business is the less expensive route to take.

Any kind of service venture can be done from home thousands run construction companies, cleaning, accounting businesses from their home, just to mention a few.

They all come with a cost though, you will need equipment some advertising maybe a vehicle, than you might need to hire someone to help you, more cost. Then depending where you live local licensing might be needed, even more cost added.

Now to start a home based business and do it online the cost is dramatically reduced, almost to nothing, zero. Well maybe not, zero but close to it, have you a computer, if you said yes and you have an internet connection your set.

What to Do

To start with the internet since it was introduced into everyone’s home, people have been taking advantage of this avenue to make money from home.

You can too, sell cigars, do you like fishing, do you make the best tasting peach cobbler in town? Do you have a hobby, just think if you like it or you do it, a very good chance that others will as well.

Having a home based business is like picking your job, career, from a million things, only your imagination will hold you back. Do something you are very interested in, do it online and make some real hard cash.

If you are retired or about to retire well you have your whole lifetime of experiences to choose from, take a pick. You can even do more than one, get one business going then start another, it cost about the same, very little.

Learning to Do Business Online at Home

Unless you have been in a business of your own before, you might think that there is no way you can do this, I am here to tell you that yes you can.

Look at your local college or continuing education avenues, the government may have set something up in your hometown. May be get a couple of books and start reading starting from scratch, ask someone you know that is in business for themselves and see if they will help you get started.

There is more than one way to get the education that is needed to start a home based business at home. Look on the internet there are literally thousands or maybe even millions that advertise online.

As you see if you sit there and think of it all that is really needed is a little education and a whole lot of ambition.

Get searching for some education that will teach you the right stuff to succeed, it is your hands now.

Street Talk

Another one spot on!

  about 1 decade ago

Being older...not old...older....often when I was younger I wondered what it was going to be lilke when I got older......I now do the same thing and wonder what it will be like when I get older...:)

  about 1 decade ago

You said it all very nicely! I know what you mean about being old and employers wanting that younger, lower paid fella that has more energy, etc! Working from home is where it's at! Great read!

  about 1 decade ago

They say age is golden I guess it really depends where you sit on the fence at the top or near the end.....workiing at home is just great...gardening in the afternoon for a bit a walk in the morning and get some work works for me....thanks McK....I have been told twice that I was to old....not at home I'm not....

  about 1 decade ago
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