Business Idea Center
Marketer/PR Agent - Professions

1-800 Telephone Call Center

Answer phones and provide customer service for companies with 800-numbers.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Art Auctions

Love event planning, art and the thrill of bidding? Hold art auctions.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Bicycle Tours

Build a business that cycles around your town.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Bottled Water

With a focus on health, the bottled water market continues to be strong.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? No

Bulletin Board Service

Help spread the word about local businesses and events by posting fliers on bulletin boards.
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Business Broker

Match up business buyers and sellers with a business brokerage.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? Yes

Business Consultant

Help others grow their businesses as a business consultant.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes

Business for Sale Broker

Put a commercial realtor's license to work in a business brokerage.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? No

Business Presentations

Many people hate putting together business presentations. So do it for them.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Catalogs

If you've looked at your mailbox lately, you'll know catalogs aren't dead. Get in on this industry by helping produce them.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Coffee Service

Help employers keep their employees happy with a coffee service.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Contract Negotations Service

Contract negotiations can be a dreaded aspect of business, but you can make the process less painful for clients with your negotiating skills.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Cookie Sales

Get people to line up for your addicting desserts.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? Yes

Copywriter

Have a way with words? Start a copywriting business.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Coupon Books

Businesses want more customers, and customers want a bargain. Satisfy the needs of both groups.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No