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Ballroom Dancing

Do you waltz around your home? Make money while you help others do the same in your own studio.

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Ballroom Dancing

Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Business Overview

Big bands and ballroom dancing are back instyle, and starting a business that teaches students how to ballroomdance may be just the type of business opportunity that will enable youto make money utilizing your ballroom dancing skills. The business canbe established as an independent venture or in association with acommunity recreation center or club. Students wishing to learn how toballroom dance would pay a course fee and attend the classes on nightsand weekends. Typically, these types of instructional courses cost inthe range of $75 to $100 and are held once per week for four or fiveweeks in duration. This is a terrific business to launch, and couldeasily generate a part-time income in excess of $1,000 per month.

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Employee Training

Combine good teaching and management skills for a career in employee training.

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Employee Training

Startup Costs: $50,000 – $100,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? No

Business Overview

The demand from employers for specializedemployee training is enormous, and starting a home basedemployee-training service is a terrific new business venture to set inmotion.

The key to success in this business is specialization, and yourservice should focus on one particular training style or method thatyou have mastered or can quickly master. Popular employee trainingcourse topics include customer service, working without direction,money handling, making the workplace a safe and secure environment, andcoping with stress. The training courses can be conducted on theclient’s site. Marketing the service can be accomplished by attendingbusiness networking meetings to promote your service or designing amarketing brochure explaining the service and course curriculum anddistributing the brochures to potential clients.

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Factory Tours

Are there lots of factories in your town? If so, you may be sitting on a tour business goldmine.

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Factory Tours

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

Do you live in a highly industrialized city or region of the countrythat has many factories? If so, you could be sitting on a tour businessgoldmine and not even realize it. Factory tours have become extremelypopular in the past decade, as more and more people are seekingdifferent and interesting ways to spend their hard-earned vacationdollars. The first step in establishing a factory tour business is tofind companies that’ll permit tours of their factories. This isn’t hardto accomplish as the companies can be compensated by way of shared tourrevenues. Often factories will sell their manufactured goods to thetourists at wholesale or factory-direct prices.

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Tourists

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Self Defense Training

Empower women and men alike with self defense training.

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Self Defense Training

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

Business Overview

Self-defense training is big business’kids, students, single mothers,housewives, executives traveling overseas, government employees,celebrities, sports figures, politicians, school teachers, securityguards, and just about anyone who wants and needs to feel safe andsecure are potential customers.

This opportunity will really appeal topeople with a martial arts, military, or law enforcement background’themore qualified and the better your credentials, the more your trainingservices will be in demand. Training can be conducted in a group formator on a one-on-one basis at your school location or the clientslocations, including their homes, businesses, or offices. Never beforehas self-defense training been as popular as it is right now. Literallyhundreds of thousands of people sign up for new classes every month andare prepared to shell out big bucks to learn the skills they need tokeep themselves and family members safe. Rates vary from a few dollarsper hour, per student, when training a group, to as much as $200 perhour when training one-on-one.

The Market

Anyone who wants and needs to feel safe and wants to learn how to protect themselves.

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