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Ringing Up Baby

Make money with baby cards.

This story appears in the April 1998 issue of Business Start-Ups magazine.

If you're searching for a business custom-fit for your schedule, try Babies `N' Bells Inc., a custom card printer specializing in birth and wedding announcements and children's party invitations.

Babies `N' Bells helps franchisees set up stations in national retail chains, including Babies `R' Us, to ensure constant sales traffic. You need to be at the station to assist customers only on Saturdays, the busiest shopping day. The rest of the week, customers can look through the product albums and call in orders to you or give store clerks orders to fax to you. You personalize blank announcements and cards for customers using your home computer and laser printer.

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