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Children’s Party Service

Pros at making children laugh and play wanted for this startup idea.

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Children’s Party 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

Every day thousands of children have birthdays, graduate to the next grade, or just deserve some fun, and all of these events are a very good reason to celebrate and have a party. The main consideration for starting this type of party service is whether the business be operated from a fixed location or on a mobile basis? Once you have established the base of operations, you can begin to market the party service.

A great starting point will be a well-designed and colorful marketing brochure describing your service. These brochures can be circulated to daycare centers, kids sports association meetings, and recreation centers. Remember not to overlook elderly groups and associations as this can be a very lucrative market to tap into. After all, grandparents love to spoil their grandchildren. Try to make the party service a one-stop shopping experience, and include items such as a location for the party, theme, party favors, activities, transportation, food, entertainment, and prizes. It’s not a bad idea to include some educational value too, if you can make the kids think it’s fun.

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Dollhouse Manufacturing and Sales

If you enjoy small-scale construction, you can make kids’ dreams come true by building and selling dollhouses.

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Dollhouse Manufacturing and Sales
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? No

Business Overview

Manufacturing custom designed dollhouses is a great part-time home based business to set in motion. The dollhouses you build can be sold through retail accounts, flea markets, craft shows, mail order, the internet and mall kiosks. The only requirement for this business to succeed is you ability to manufacture a good, high-quality dollhouse. Design plans are available at any hobby shop for dollhouse construction, or you can create your own custom designs. The potential profits this business can produce are varied. However, a well-established dollhouse manufacturing business should have no difficulty generating annual sales in excess of $500,000 per year.

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Talent Agent for Children

If you like working with kids and can spot talent, helping children get their big break could be the business for you.

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Talent Agent for Children

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 searching for a low-investment homebased business opportunity that has the potential to be a lot of funand potentially very profitable? If so, perhaps you should considerstarting a talent agency for child actors. This type of business is avery easy to start and there will certainly be no shortage of potentialclients as many children dream about hamming it up for the camera.

Currently, agents for child actors are charging a commission rate ofbetween and 10 and 20 percent of their client’s earnings. Many agentsalso represent children in this modeling profession as well thoseinvolved in voiceover work for radio and TV. To gain exposure toproducers and directors for the business, start an e-mail, letter andpersonal visit campaign promoting your talent agency, clients andservices.

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Children’s Coach Service

A children’s coach service makes everyday like recess.

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Children’s Coach Service
Startup Costs: $10,000 – $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? No

Business Overview

A parent’s worst nightmare is their child will become a victim of crime or even worse–abducted. This fact creates a very strong argument for parents to utilize a childrens’ coach service within their community. Basically a childrens’ coach is a taxi service that exclusively specializes in moving children safely from point A to point B. These specialized services include picking kids up at home and taking them to school in the morning and delivering them home safely after school.

Your services can also provide trips to the mall, a sporting event, to meet friends, and just about any other time parents are too busy to personally pick up and drop off their children for any occasion. Beyond reliable transportation and a communication system, the main requirement for getting this business going will be a taxi or limousine license and permit. These permits can be difficult to acquire, however. Be sure to plead your case to community officials, as this service is focused on the well-being of kids, and benefits the community as a whole.

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Busy parents

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