Business Idea Center
Media/Publishing - Category

Community Business Maps

Guide tourists to local attractions and points of interest but don't be surprised if you get lost in the profits.Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Self-Publisher

Don't want to deal with agents? Become a self-publisher.Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Freelance Writer

There are so many points of entry for anyone interested in getting paid to write.Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Graphic Design

Take your flair for design and start a business.Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes

Niche Greeting Cards

Let others use your unique perspective to express themselves--with a niche greeting card biz.Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes

Community Entertainment Directory

Make sure residents never say "There's nothing to do tonight" again.Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Building History Guides

Building guides can bring the past to life for locals and tourists.Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? Yes

Independent Record Label

Take your passion for music and start an indie record label for your favorite artists. Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes

Self-Publishing Consultant

Know the secrets to self-publishing? Help others who want to succeed too.Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes

Transcript Service

A transcript service is unique, homebased and can generate a good income. How else should we spell it out for you?Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Press Release Service

With up to 700,000 businesses being started each year, a press release service is in high demand.Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Desktop Publishing

Use your design skills to lay out a business in publishing.Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Jingle Writer

Don't let a lifetime of watching and listening to commercials go to waste--use your knowledge to make money for yourself.Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Restaurant Menus

Combine page designing talent with a love for food with this business idea.Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Restaurant Placemats

Put designing capabilities to use on restaurant placemats.Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No