Starting a Home-based Business
Your home-based business could be the next BIG thing. In fact, many major corporations started out in someones home. That's why it's important to make sure you know the ins and outs of having a successful home-based business that meets your state guidelines, etc.
Do you know what Ford Motor Company, Hershey's, and Apple have in common? That's right! They all were started as home-based businesses. Although starting a home-based business has many rewards, there are also challenges. I would like to provide you with resources that will help you start your home-based business.
Before you start a home-based business, consider the following:
- Are you ready to start a home-based business? You can use this assessment from SBA.gov that takes less than 5 minutes to determine if you are ready to start a home-based business: Small business start-up assessment tool
- Is it feasible for you to work and live in the same area? Where will your work space be? How will your family react, etc?
If you think you are ready to start your home-based business, you have to decide on what your business will be? If you don't know yet, you may want to start thinking about what your good at. Most people can make money off of following their passions.
- You will need a checklist of things to do in order to start your home-based business, you can find ideas at the following: Setting up a home-based business, Home-based business for Dummies
- *IMPORTANT* Find out your local governments zoning ordinances. Not knowing the rules and regulations in your area can have tragic affects on your business.
I hope you found the information I have provided valuable and have an idea on what home-based business you would like to start. If you already have a home-based business, use the links provided above to see if you are on the right track.