At Home Business Opportunity - How To Choose

Last Update: November 13, 2016

Deciding On A Home Business Opportunity

Hello Folks

I thought I was finished with this type of blog but it seems not because I'm still getting asked by new members - "How Do I Get Started" or "What Can I Make Money From".

Most Jobs Can Be Turned Into A Work At Home Jobs

For example, many secretaries and administrative assistants get paid to work online. They jumped at the chance to take the opportunity to work from home that are on offer for people with their particular skill-set. They have entered the world of home based internet jobs by becoming “virtual assistants” who perform freelance administrative tasks from home.

The market is wide open and the demand for working from home is getting more and more popular. This blog will offer some ideas in choosing a small home business opportunity.

Here are a few pointers;

Write Down Suggestions

Here is where you can be wild and creative. Make three independent lists. First, think about (and write down) everything you ever desired to do from home, as your own business. Now list exactly what you know you have both interests and talents in. Make a third set of the skills that you have that others could have a need for.

Research Is A Must

After you have that list, go to the internet, and get started on looking up various websites that deal with work from home businesses. Some of these sites gives you lists of many ideas. Find some of them, and then, using the list that you already made, get more ideas to either add to it, or refine some of your ideas into further categories. For example, you have a talent for and a desire to write. You will find quite a few ideas for writers that are home based. You may find there's a great demand for resume writers, content writer for web articles, and perhaps copy-editing. You might add in some similar things that you will also see, like website design, or virtual assistant.

Select 1 Or Two Options

Via this list you should now be able to reduce your options to one or two that stand out. Do some more research to do two things:

1. Get some ideas as to what it will take to get started in that form of business

2. Find out how much you might expect to realistically make from that kind of business.

Cost Effective Financial Planning

This will help one to see whether or not you should pursue that kind of business, and also what you have to work with for a budget. Some money should be kept aside in the event that things do not go according to plan. Plainly speaking, not every home business is a success.

Prepare to Get Started

Once you have decided on what kind of business you want to do then you have to preparation is need to get yourself and your business up and running.

Of course you want to do it right. Don't forget you have to create a website and of course you have to get known so you have an online presence.

To be able to start out a little more efficiently, there is lots of information that can be found online from books such as -

Getting Rich in Your Underwear

The Best Home Businesses for the 21st Century

101 Internet Businesses You Can Start From Home

How to Start and Run a Profitable Home-Based Business

You can actually buy these at Amazon at reasonable cost. Look on them as an investment for your future success.

To Recap - Remember and be introspective: When attempting to decide which home based business option is for you. Think about your past work-related experiences. Make a list of what you enjoyed. What you definitely don’t want to do again. What you are good at. And that old favourite - Hobbies/Interests

There you go now and I'm absolutely sure I wont have to publish a blog like this again.

Please bookmark for future use to ensure I don't.

Thank you and have a great weekend.

Anyone of the readers of this blog that have some ideas of their own to pass on, then please do via a comment below.

Robert Allan

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regon040273 Premium
Thank you Robert, great advice.
Robert-A Premium
Hello Rene.
Is this the first blog of mine you have commented on?
If so I thank you for taking the time to read it.
Enjoy your Saturday.
PaulineT Premium
Excellent post Robert. Thanks. Will bookmark.
Robert-A Premium
Hello Pauline and thank you for your kind words.
Hopefully this is the last time I will need to publish these tips and advice so yes please do bookmark it for future reference.
Enjoy your day.
MPollock Premium
Thanks, Robert this is great advice. and have a great day.
Robert-A Premium
Thank you Mike and you have a great day as well.
Cindy624 Premium
Hi Robert Allen,

I will book mark this. Very helpful and love the visuals!
By the way, I have 2 spiral notebooks full of notes and ideas. It really helps to jot it down.

Robert-A Premium
Hello Cindy and thank you for stopping by and reading my blog.
Its number one on three google webpages under different keywords. Not bad going in two hours.
I just mention this to give you the confidence to follow my tips and advice.
Yes its a great idea to keep notes.
I do it all the time because there is so much I have to remember.
A lot of the members actually print my blogs off and keep them in a folder close to hand.
Have a great Saturday.
Shawn39 Premium
Great Information Robert Allan.
Robert-A Premium
Hello Shawn and thank you for your comment.
Now go out and put the tips and advice into practice.
Have a great Saturday.