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Hottest Business Ideas for 2002

Don't worry. These business may be smoking, but the only thing that will go up in flames is your status as "employee."

This story appears in the January 2002 issue of HomeOfficeMag.com.

The time has come. You need to walk into your boss's office, throw down your resignation letter and tell him, "Take this job and sho"--well, maybe don't go that far. Former bosses can make wonderful first clients. Nevertheless, 2002 is going to be your year, the year when you realize you've waited long enough to start your dream business and you actually go out and do something about it.

We'll help you with your first step--finding the perfect business idea. This year, service businesses are reigning over our list of the 10 hottest business ideas for 2002. From computer consulting and referral services to personal training and financial planning, busy folks are still hankering after people who can make their lives easier and make their businesses run smoother. But for those who'd rather sell a product than a service, don't worry--we've got you covered as well.

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