Shoestring Startups

Executive/Personal Organizer

Some people are just naturally organized. If you're one of them, help those who aren't by starting your own organizing service. You can help busy executives get their workspaces and schedules in order. Or cater to individuals by organizing closets and garages. Whichever market you choose, you'll need brochures and business cards to tout the benefits of your services. Joining organizer associations is a good way to get referred to your first clients.

Start-Up Cost: $1,000

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This article was originally published in the April 1998 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: Shoestring Startups.

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