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Garage and Estate Sale Promoter

Help clients promote their garage and estate sales.

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Business At A Glance

  • 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 Overview

Weekend profits await entrepreneurs withgood marketing and organizational skills who become garage and estatesale promoters.

Garage, lawn and estate sales are hugely popular eventsin every community across North America. In fact, it is estimated thatmore than 60 million people go garage-sale-shopping annually,generating billions in sales. As a promoter, you can provide clientswho do not have the time or gumption to hold their own sale with theservice of organizing and conducting the sale for them.

Duties includepromoting, organizing, selling items and cleaning up after everyone hasgone home.

In exchange for providing this valuable service, you retaina percentage of the total revenues generated’25 percent for largersales and up to 50 percent for smaller ones. Once you have found aclient, be sure to canvas the immediate neighborhood and solicit foradditional items. Why hold a small sale if you can increase revenuesand profits by enlisting neighbors to provide items, too? Promote thesales with professional site signage and in community newspapers thatdo not charge for small classified ads or for garage sale postings.

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On-Hold Promotional Messages

Help add another weapon to a company’s marketing arsenal with on-hold promotional messages.

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Business At A Glance

  • 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? Yes

Business Overview

Right now hundreds of thousands ofretailers, service providers, professionals, and business owners of allsorts are missing out on a fantastic opportunity to market their goodsor services to a captive audience for next to no cost.

How are theymissing out? By not having prerecorded promotional messages advertisingtheir products or services playing while telephone customers wait onhold. To create an on-hold advertising message for your clients, simplywrite the ad based on their input and needs, and hire a professionalvoice person to record it in a studio.

Clients pay for this service ona one-time fee basis or on a monthly contract basis that includes afixed number of changes to their on-hold promotional message. Optingfor the second method means you will build a steady revenue stream. Thebest way to market the service is to produce sample recordings and hitthe streets, setting appointments to meet with business owners to pitchthe benefits of your service.

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Online Advertising Agency

Create a website that helps visitors determine the right type of advertising for them.

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Business At A Glance

  • Startup Costs: Under $2,000
  • Home Based: Can be operated from home.
  • Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
  • Franchises Available? No
  • Online Operation? Yes

Business Overview

Not only will you be providing a valuableservice for site visitors, but you will also be establishing your ownpotentially successful business.

The business concept is verystraightforward. Start by designing a website that features informationabout various advertising mediums including rates, contact informationand any special promotions or discounts in terms of advertising rates.

Business owners who visit the site simply locate the type ofadvertising that suits their marketing program and budgets. Income isearned by charging the advertising companies a fee to be listed on thesite, as well as by selling advertising space featured on the site.

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Hoarding Advertising Service

Sell advertising along the fencing that protects construction sites.

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For anyone who is not familiar with the termhoarding, it is the temporary plywood fencing that is erected aroundthe perimeter of a construction site.

Typically, hoarding is used forconstruction sites in densely populated urban areas to prevent foottraffic from being potentially injured as a result of coming intocontact with falling debris or construction equipment. While manypeople illegally post advertising posters and notices on hoardingfences, a very successful advertising business can be built by legallyacquiring permission to post advertising on the fencing.

Marketing thistype of advertising is very easy as most hoarding is erected in highlyvisible areas and that is exactly the kind of exposure advertisers areseeking.

Additionally, be sure to negotiate a revenue split arrangementwith the contractors or property developers of the site, as this willdefinitely remove any potential objections.

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