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Photo ID Service

Each year, millions of dollars worth of property are stolen out of homes and offices. With a photo ID service that burns proof of property onto a CD, this service really does take care of business.

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Photo ID Service

Startup Costs: $2,000 – $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? No

Business Overview

A photo ID service is a terrific homebasedbusiness venture to set in motion, and has the potential to generate asix-figure income per year once established. The business concept isvery straightforward.

Each year millions of dollars worth of personalproperty such as TVs, stereos, home computers, and other householditems are stolen from homes and businesses.

The photo ID service issimply taking digital pictures of a client’s personal property andstoring the images on a CD-ROM. Clients receive one copy of the CD-ROMwhile a second copy is archived in storage.

Should the client’s home orbusiness be burglarized and questions arise about the property stolen,the client would simply produce a copy of the CD-ROM for the police andinsurance company featuring the items that have been stolen, leaving nodoubt as to the type and value of the stolen items.

The service couldbe provided both to residential homeowners as well as business owners.A fantastic way to market this type of unique service is to establishalliances with companies that sell and install home alarm systems.

Thealarm companies could offer this service as a free added-value fortheir clients or charge only a small fee for the service. A jointventure such as this would be a win-win-win situation.

The home orbusiness owner would receive a terrific service that could potentiallysave them thousands of dollars or result in the stolen items beingreturned.

The alarm company would have a sales and marketing toolsecond to none for promotional use, which would definitely separatethem from their competition, and you would benefit by establishing asuccessful business that is being marketed and promoted by a team withgreat built-in contacts and resources.

Once again, a photo ID serviceis very simple to establish and does not require a great deal ofphotographic skill. However, some computer and software skills will beneeded to successfully transfer the digital images to the CD-ROM

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Errand Service Business Opportunity

Help busy people get through the day by providing an errand service.

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  • Business: Errand Service
  • Start-up Costs: Minimum
  • Home Based: Can be operated from home.
  • Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
  • Online Operation? Yes

Business Overview

Let’s face it; today’s busy lifestyles mean that a lot working people just don’t have time for even the simplest of errands, such as taking the family pet to the veterinarian for a routine checkup, buying AuntSue a birthday present, or picking up the kids after school.

Which is great news if you’re a multi-tasker looking to start your own simple,inexpensive, yet potentially very profitable business. An errand service can be operated with nothing more than a cell phone and reliable transportation.

Land clients by networking and by creating a simple marketing brochure explaining the services you provide along with your contact information.
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The brochures can be pinned to community bulletin boards, hand-delivered to homes and businesses and distributed with the local newspaper.

A few promotional items such as pens and memo pads emblazoned with your company logo, name and telephone number given out to potential customers will go a long way as a daily reminder of your fast, reliable and affordable errand services.

This is the kind of business where growth is fuelled by referrals, so customer service and satisfaction are the most important goals.

The Market

Busy individuals who need a little help getting their day to day errands done. You can also market your services to small business owners.

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Sales Trainer

Use your superb sales smarts to help companies boost sales.shes

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Sales Trainer
Startup Costs: $2,000 – $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? No

Business Overview

Are you recognized as a top-producing sales professional who knows how to prospect for new business, win negotiations, and close the sale every time? If so, why not share your sales knowledge and experience and make huge profits in the process by training employees, managers, small business owners, and executives to also become top-producing sales professionals? And you won’t have to interrupt your current sales position. You can train students online, via correspondence, with personal conference calls, and by way of evening and weekend workshops and seminars. That way you can make the transition to full-time sales training as your business and client list grows.

The Market

Target customers will include small business owners, salespeople, retail clerks, corporate managers and executives, students enrolled in business and marketing courses, professional service providers, volunteer fundraisers, and real estate professionals.

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Red Carpet Service

Make a business out of giving parties the Hollywood treatment. Red carpets, valet service and emcees are just some ideas for this event planning service.

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Red Carpet Service
Startup Costs: $2,000 – $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? No

Business Overview

A red carpet service includes individual services such as valet parking, ushers, event planning, and professional emcees all wrapped up into one service for clients. The market for a red carpet service is huge in every city across North America, and clients can include event and wedding planners, business owners hosting special events, seminar and trade show companies, and even political and sports organizations for award ceremonies. Once established, this is the type of business that will be kept very busy by way of repeat clients and word-of-mouth referrals. As there are numerous variables, the profit potential for the business will fluctuate. However, even on a part-time basis the business is capable of $20,000+ per year.

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