Thursday, February 16, 2012

Spring Into March With A Home Based Business

The spring season is all about new beginnings so why not create a fresh start of your own? Several work from home opportunities are well-suited to spring. Explore them now and plan to make a move before the daffodils begin blooming. This new career may be all you need to cure the winter blues and improve your income. You will have control over its direction and will be able to manage work and personal obligations.

Spring is the time for top-to-bottom residential cleaning, so consider establishing a home cleaning business. Price cleaning equipment and supplies to determine whether you can afford this business. Decide whether you want to offer niche services like eco-friendly cleaning practices or carpet cleaning. You may have to start small, operating on a part-time basis while keeping your day job, until a client base is established.

Home improvement projects are also popular during spring. Home Depot plans to hire 70,000 seasonal workers in preparation for the spring project season. Some customers make purchases with good intentions but never get around to the projects they planned. Give them some help by offering spring project assistance like repairing fences, planting trees and shrubs, and gardening.

House painting is a spring project that many people dread. Take advantage of the opportunity to get some fresh air by starting a house painting business. You can specialize in outdoor painting or take on both indoor and outdoor paint jobs. Adding deck and fence painting and staining to the list of services provides an opportunity to earn extra cash.

These are just a few ideas and some brainstorming sessions will generate many more. Whatever you decide to do, hone the accounting, marketing, and business management skills before getting started. These will come in handy on a daily basis and are considered by some to be more important than the services offered.

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