When consumers shop for computer products and services, they're looking for bargains--and the best customer service. To succeed, "start with something you know well and develop a niche in that particular area," says Marnie L. Pehrson at the International Association of Computer Professionals. "There's a lot of demand for custom applications, high-end Internet programming and computer repair."
As technology evolves, users will constantly be upgrading their existing software and systems. Whether your forte is in software, computer upgrades or networks, you'll always have a skill businesses and consumers need.