Business Idea Center: Advertising Agent - Professions

Ad Agency

Ad Agency

Use your creativity to come up with knock-out ad campaigns for clients.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No
Advertising Broker

Advertising Broker

Use your sales skills to mediate between ad agencies and content providers.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes
Advertising Clipping Service

Advertising Clipping Service

Keep track of advertising competition for other businesses.
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
Bench Advertising

Bench Advertising

Don't just sit around. Put your advertising sales skills to work.
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
Billboards

Billboards

Take advertising to the great outdoors by renting space on highly visible billboards.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? No
Bulletin Board Service

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 Consultant

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
Copywriter

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
Corporate Videos

Corporate Videos

Move over YouTube. Shooting corporate videos for promotions and training is the next big video venture.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No
Direct-Mail Service

Direct-Mail Service

Help businesses get their message across by providing a direct-mail service.
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
Drive-By Broadcasting

Drive-By Broadcasting

Help people promote their businesses with short-range FM broadcasts.
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
Elevator Advertising

Elevator Advertising

Sell advertising space that will reach a captive audience.
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
Entertainment Booking Agent

Entertainment Booking Agent

Put your networking skills to work as an entertainment booking agent.
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
Flier Distribution Service

Flier Distribution Service

Help clients distribute fliers with this low-cost advertising method.
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
For Sale By Owner Kits

For Sale By Owner Kits

Help cars, homes and other property get sold by creating for sale by owner kits. These can include tips on marketing and purchase form templates.
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