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5 hot ways to profit for your PC...even if you're not a techno-wiz

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

With the possible exception of the telephone, computers have created more start-up opportunities for entrepreneurs than any other business tool. That's because PCs can be used to launch a growing number of hot businesses that offer not only long-term money-making potential, but also the ability to operate from home.

Some of the best opportunities are businesses that have been around for decades but are being made easier by computers. Businesses that deal with preparing resumes or writing business plans may not be new, but computerized word-processing, graphic design and spreadsheet capabilities make running such ventures simpler.

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