199 Great Home Businesses You Can Start (and Succeed in) for Under $1,000

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Turn Your Dream of Starting a Home-Based Business into Reality!
It's incredibly easy to start a money-making business right from the comfort of your own home. Millions of people just like you are enjoying the freedom—and extra income—of working for themselves. You can too. In 199 Great Home Businesses You Can Start (and Succeed In) for Under $1,000, home-based business guru ...

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Overview

Turn Your Dream of Starting a Home-Based Business into Reality!
It's incredibly easy to start a money-making business right from the comfort of your own home. Millions of people just like you are enjoying the freedom—and extra income—of working for themselves. You can too. In 199 Great Home Businesses You Can Start (and Succeed In) for Under $1,000, home-based business guru Tyler Hicks shows you how to achieve your work-at-home dream.
Inside you'll learn the secrets to:
·Choosing the home-based business that's just right for you
·Getting started in your business with minimal cost
·Building your fortune doing what you love
·Running a business from home while keeping your day job
·Using the Internet to advertise and promote your home-based business
·And much more!
This invaluable book will help you begin your promising new life today as a successful home-based entrepreneur!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761517436
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 2/28/1999
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 274
  • Sales rank: 1,004,405
  • Product dimensions: 5.53 (w) x 8.47 (h) x 0.74 (d)

Meet the Author

Tyler G. Hicks made his fortune in mail order, real estate, publishing, and other business endeavors. The president of International Wealth Success Inc., he is also the director of a large lending organization in New York City. He is the author of many bestselling small-business books, including Mail Order Success Secrets, How to Start Your Own Business on a Shoestring, and How to Get Rich on Other People’s Money (all from Prima).

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Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction: What This Book Will Do for You
1 Why Start Your Own Home Business?
What Is a Home Business?
Why Start One?
Important Points to Remember
2 What's the Ideal Home Business for You?
Would You Like to Work with People?
Would You Prefer to Work Alone?
Do You Want a Stay-at-Home Business?
Do You Want a Go-Out Home Business?
Analyze Yourself to Pick Your Home Business!
Start Your Home Business As a Spare-Time Second Income
Important Points to Remember
3 The 27 Easiest Home Businesses to Start
Apartment Finding Service
Bird, Duck, and Geese Chasing Service
Building Care Service
Finder Service
Real-Life Home-Business Tips
Home Cleaning Service
Publication Clipping Service
Street Sales
Wake-up and Reminder Service
Develop Ideas for New Franchises
Real-Life Home-Business Tips
Financial Brokerage
Real-Life Home-Business Tips
Employment Contact Group for Young Mothers Seeking Part-Time Work
Sixteen More Easy-Start Businesses
4 The 32 Fastest Cash Producing Home Businesses
Professional Practice Marketing
Real-Life Examples
Mail Order Loan Finder
Real-Life Home-Business Tips
Child Care Referral Agency
Pleasure Boat Maintenance Service
Publishing Special-Interest Newsletters
Real-Life Sample
Mail Order, Direct Mail, and Direct Marketing
Real-Life Home-Business Tips
How-to Video Sales to Individuals and Firms
Personal Computer Business Service
Venture Capital Agent
Seventeen More Fastest Cash Producing Businesses
5 The 26 Simplest Stay-at-Home Businesses
Selling Books by Mail, Internet, or Phone
Real-Life Success Story
Licensing Agent
Why Licensing Is a Good Business for Many BWBs
Exporting from Your Own Country
Real-Life Home-Business Tips
Software Sales by Mail Order/Direct Marketing
Credit and Collection Agency
Ten Additional Services to Offer
Loan Portfolio Broker
6 The 26 Most Profitable Go-Out Home Businesses
Working Outside Your Home Has Advantages
Seminars on Business Subjects
Real-Life Success Story
Income Property Ownership
How to Make Your Real Estate Fortune from Single-Family Repossessions
Seven Lucky Fast Financing Methods for Your Future Real Estate Riches
Making Big Money from Small Single-Family Houses
Antique and Rare Auto Finding Service
Computer Consulting
Real-Life Success Story
Car Service for Local Customers
Credit Card Merchant Account Service Organization
Trash and Debris Removal from Vacated Homes and Apartments

7 The 26 Most Popular "People" Home Businesses
People Can Make You a Millionaire
Centralized Home-Operated Travel Service
Personal Computer Maintenance
Real-Life Success Story
Business Plan Preparation Service
Office Services
Second Mortgage Loan Broker
Real-Life Success Story
Carpet and Drape Cleaning Service
Real-Life Success Story
Get Grants for Needy Causes
Real-Life Success Story
Another Approach to Raising Money for Worthwhile Causes
Home-Based Travel Agent
Money Charge-Off Broker

8 The 26 Most Private "Non-People" Home Businesses
Learn to "Ventilate Your Schedule"
See the Advantages of Your Non-People Business
Good Non-people Businesses
Sale of Patterns for Sewing
Real-Life Success Story
SBA Loan Getter for Business
Importing to Your Own Country
Real-Life Import Business Tips
Why Importing Can Be So Profitable
Know the Numbers in Import Profits
Have a Market Before You Buy
Pick the "Ideal" Import
Score Your Imports
Develope Your Import Product Judgment
Where to Find Profitable Imports
Decide How to Sell Your Imports
Improve Your Methods
Know When to Order Your Imports
Computer Bulletin Board
Run an Investment Club
Help People Get Credit Cards
Getting People Secured Cards by Mail, Phone, and the Internet
Back Issue Magazine Sales
Publish a Helpful Newsletter at Home

9 50 Unusual Home Businesses That Can Make You Happy and Wealthy
Check out Unusual Businesses
Sell Useful Information by Mail, Phone, TV, Radio, and Internet
Use Today's Newest Way to Sell Your Information
Lecturer on Subjects You Know
Scholarship Consulting
Money Watch Advice
Get SBA "Micro" Loans for Small Bussinesses
Sell On-Consignment Type Products
Real-Life Example of a No-Capital Way to Wealth Success
Sell Historical Items to Companies
Real-Life Example of Selling Old Ads
Develop Specialized Tests
Real-Life Example of Specialized Test Sales
Loan Brokerage
Picking a Name for Your Loan Brokerage
Concise Business Plan for Loan Brokerage
Banking Information Agency
10 Quick Tips for Starting and Prospering in the Home Business of Your Choice
Why Rules Exist
Get Right—Taxwise
How to Pick a Good Name for Your Business
Which is Better, a Post Office Box or Street Address?
Get to Know the Numbers of Your Home Business
Find a Unique Market for Your Home Business
Why We Recommend Some Mail Order/Direct Marketing for Your Home Business
Tie Your Home Wealth Future to Growing Companies
Start with $25 and Grow to $2 Million—at Home
Useful Rules of Thumb for Home Businesses
11 Bright Ideas for Earning More from Your Home Business
31 Steps to Take to Great Wealth in Your Own Home Business
14 Good Reasons for Borrowing Money for Your Home Business
Learn How to Borrow Money from Commercial Banks
Use a Banker's Acceptance to Speed Your Business Loan
Today's Best Quick Money Source for Home-based BWBs
How Women Can Get Loans for a Home Business
You're Now Ready to Start, and Prosper In, Your Own Home Business

Resources: Profit-Building Tools from Tyler Hicks's International Wealth Success Library
Newsletters
Success Kits
Order Form
Index

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 11, 2005

    To make money

    This is a great book to start your own business. But is very generalizing the business that you wanted. This is a good start when your cashflow is not to great.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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