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Home Based Business

Today, many entrepreneurs are turning away from ventures outside of the home, and are choosing home based business opportunities instead. Studies show that 75 percent of Americans are dissatisfied with their choice of career. With these statistics climbing people are opting for home based business opportunities that are in harmony with their personal interests, experience, and hobbies and turning them into lucrative careers. Here are some ideas for starting your own home based business.Animal Groomer, Pet Sitter, and Pet Trainer are wonderful home based business opportunities for animal lovers. Animal Groomers can choose to work out of their home, or they can work mobile- out of a van or a trailer. You can start your own pet sitting business with flyers, brochures, coupons, and advertising in your local paper. It is recommended that you have pet training experience before starting your own home based pet training career. There are local classes you can attend if you need further experience before opening your home based pet training business.

Many people are choosing to operate their own home based answering service. This is a great career choice because most offices prefer that their off duty calls are answered by “live” people rather than answering machines. Studies show that more people will leave messages with live people as opposed to answering machines. You must first decide which hours you will work, if you will work weekends or just weekdays, and how many clients you will handle. If you have relatively few clients you can start your own answering service home based business with just a few phone lines. If you will handle many clients, you may choose to operate a switchboard for best service. You should have great customer service skills, and excellent note taking (spelling and grammar included) before embarking on a career as an answering service. No matter what your hobbies, experience, or talents, with a little ingenuity and creativity you can easily turn your interests into your next money making home based business.