Business Idea Center
Customer Service - Interests

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

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

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

Airbnb Host

If you're willing to rent out a spare room or even your entire home, Airbnb offers you an avenue for creating an income.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes

Airport Shuttle Service

For those who don't mind the red eyes, an airport shuttle service is a practical business with an assured customer base.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Antique Furniture Refurbishing

Start a business giving antique furniture a new shine.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? No

Children's Book and Software Store

Revisit those sweet reading days by opening up a children's bookstore.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? Yes

Cigar Sales

This hot business is so specialized, it'll have you smokin' out profits in no time.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes

Coins and Stamps

Feed your collecting soul with a store that buys, sells and trades collectible coins and stamps.
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

Copy Sales

With the growing popularity of running businesses or working at home, a copy center can offer a range of services for people who lack office equipment.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Costume Rentals

Dress up your business with a costume rental shop.
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

Custom Airbrushing

Combine your artistic and business sides with a custom airbrushing company.
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

Customer Service Training

Have a knack for impeccable service? Teach companies' employees to deliver.
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

Demographic Data Broker

Provide businesses with the demographic data they need to better target their clients.
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

Developer Home Sales

Use your sales and marketing skills in a career for independent homes sales.
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? No