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Promotional Buttons

Use design and craft skills to make promotional buttons for clients.

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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? No

Business Overview

Making promotional buttons is a great homebased business opportunity for the entrepreneur that is looking for away to generate extra part-time income. The business is easy to start,requires little in the way of experience, equipment, or investmentcapital, and has the potential to earn you $25 per hour. Promotionalbuttons have been used by businesses, charities, and organizations fordecades as an highly effective, low-cost marketing tool to get amessage out about a product, service, or event.

Creating promotionalbuttons could not be easier, especially when you consider that thedesign or message featured on the button can be supplied in digitalformat by the customer. It can also be easily created on a computer andthen simply transferred via software to a printing stamp or pad tocreate the finished product. In addition to a computer and software,you will also need a button press, a pad printing press and a fewsupplies to get started–all of which add up to an initial investmentof less than a few thousand dollars.

Market the buttons to businesses,charity organizations, schools and just about any other business, clubor group that is seeking a way to create a low-cost promotionalcampaign. Join business and social clubs to network for clients and besure to hand out a lot of buttons promoting your promotional buttonbusiness. Much more memorable than handing out a business card,wouldn’t you agree?

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Small-Business Advertising Agency

Create cost-effective advertising campaigns for small businesses without big budgets.

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Business At A Glance

  • 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

Put your advertising and marketing skillsand experience to good use by starting an advertising agency focused onassisting small business owners to create knockout advertisingcampaigns that get the results they want and need from their tightadvertising budgets.

Many advertising agencies concentrate on bigcorporations with massive advertising budgets, leaving small businessowners to figure out how to best advertise their products and services.Advertising is costly, and small business owners cannot waste money onadvertising that does not hit the target and get results.

Creatingcost-effective advertising campaigns is one of the toughest challengesthat most small business owners face. Advertising is anall-encompassing task that requires experience and creative skills todetermine what type of advertising and message will work best for whatis being sold. Confusing the matter even more is that small businessowners are bombarded daily by advertising salespeople, each with the’greatest offer.’

Capitalizing on your advertising, marketing or publicrelations experience, you can create specialized advertising campaignsfor small business clients that will directly reach their targetmarket, stay within their budget and get the results they want.

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Transit Advertising

The profits will roll in when you start operating and marketing a transit advertising program.

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Business At A Glance

  • Startup Costs: $10,000 – $50,000
  • Part Time: Can be operated part-time
  • Online Operation? No

Business Overview

Like many advertising service contracts,operating and marketing a transit advertising program is generallyawarded by the transit commission or agency that operates the transitservice on a tendered basis.

Typically, the tenders renew every fewyears and the decision to award the contract to one particular serviceprovider is made on the basis of reliability, revenue generation andperformance record.

This type of advertising service contract can beextremely difficult to acquire. However, for the successful biddingcontractor the financial rewards can be outstanding as transitadvertising is some of the most sought-after advertising media bycompanies, agencies and merchants.

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T-Shirts in a Can

Capitalize on the novelty factor by designing T-shirts in a can for gifts, retail or wholesale.

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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.
  • Online Operation? No

Business Overview

Designing novelty T-shirts and the can theshirt will be sold in is a very interesting business opportunity to getrolling. The T-shirts can feature jokes, images or messages based on avariety of themes from political humor to children’s cartooncaricatures.

Once the silk-screening is completed, the T-shirts can bepackaged in tin cans that have a slot in the top to serve a secondfunction of a piggy bank. T-shirts in a can make a terrific noveltygift and can be sold to retailers on a wholesale basis or directly toconsumers via a sales kiosk or the internet.

Furthermore, to keepinitial startup costs to a minimum, the silk-screening aspect of thebusiness can be contracted to a local silk-screener as opposed topurchasing the equipment. In addition to selling T-shirts in a can,larger sweatshirts can also be printed with humorous messages andpackaged in larger, one-gallon paint cans.

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