Start Your Own Home Business After 50: How to Survive, Thrive, and Earn the Income You Deserve

Start Your Own Home Business After 50: How to Survive, Thrive, and Earn the Income You Deserve

by Robert W Bly


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610351317
Publisher: Linden Publishing
Publication date: 05/01/2013
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Robert W. Bly is the author of more than 70 books, including "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Direct Marketing," "The Copywriter's Handbook," and "How to Write & Sell Simple Information for Fun and Profit." His articles have appeared in numerous publications, including "Amtrak Express," "Cosmopolitan," "Bits & Pieces for Salespeople," "DM News," ""and "Writer's Digest." He lives in Dumont, New Jersey.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments viii

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 The Over-50 Entrepreneur 1

Chapter 2 Home-Based Business Opportunity #1: Freelancing 13

Chapter 3 Home-Based Business Opportunity #2: Consulting 21

Chapter 4 Home-Based Business Opportunity #3: Coaching 37

Chapter 5 Home-Based Business Opportunity #4: eBay 47

Chapter 6 Home-Based Business Opportunity #5: Internet Marketing 59

Chapter 7 Home-Based Business Opportunity #6: Close-Outs 69

Chapter 8 Home-Based Business Opportunity #7: Import/Export 79

Chapter 9 Home-Based Business Opportunity #8: Real Estate 95

Chapter 10 Launching Your New Business 109

Chapter 11 Setting Up Your Home Office 121

Chapter 12 Marketing and Promoting Your New Business 135

Chapter 13 Becoming a Thought Leader in Your Niche 157

Chapter 14 Operating as a Virtual Company 171

Resources 185

Index 195

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If it's time to take your post-50 career into your own hands, "Start Your Own Home Business After 50" is an essential. It will give you realistic options for supporting yourself into retirement. —Ilise Benun, founder of, co-producer of the Creative Freelancer Conference, and author of "The Creative Professional's Guide to Money"


Encourages readers to realize their own entrepreneurial goals and dreams and dreams and bringing it all together for business success ... "Start Your Own Home Business After 50" is a must for business and inspirational collections, not to be missed. —Midwest Book Review

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