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Sewing Classes

Give sewers the guidance they need while stitching together some profit for yourself.

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Sewing Classes

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

Calling all seamstress and hobby sewers,starting a sewing instruction business is a fantastic opportunity toearn a great part-time income while operating your own homebasedbusiness.

A sewing instruction business can be set in motion for lessthan $5,000 and has the potential to easily create an income in therange of $25 to $35 per hour or more. Sewing classes can be marketeddirectly to students via all traditional means of advertising. You canalso initiate a joint venture with a local fabric store to hold theclasses evenings and weekends or even as a joint venture with acommunity or recreation center. Joint ventures are a fantastic way toreduce the overall start-up capital to open a business, as well ascapitalize on the partner’s existing customer base. Overall, it’s agreat little business that can generate additional revenue by sellingsewing patterns to students, as well as by mail order.

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Education & Instruction

Home Schooling

More and more curriculum gets packed into the school year. Home schooling is a great low-cost business opportunity.

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Home Schooling

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

Thousands of parents each year in the UnitedStates are making a decision to remove their children from the publicschool system in favor of home schooling their children. This factcreates a fantastic opportunity for an individual with a teaching oreducation background to start a new consulting business that assistsparents in establishing a home-schooling educational program for theirchildren. The home-schooling programs can be designed to specificallymeet the educational needs of children at various stages of developmentand age, as well as feature subject testing, suggested educationalfield trips, and recreational and social interaction activities.

Thebusiness can focus on developing and marketing home-schooling programsfor children and parents. Or, the business can focus on in-homeconsulting on a one-on-one basis with parents to specially design ahome-schooling program for their individual children. This type ofunique consulting service is best marketed directly to parents who areat presently home schooling their children or who are considering it inthe near future. The best way to gain access to this market is to joinhome-schooling associations and utilize the associations’ membershipsor roster lists as a basis for a direct mail campaign for yourhome-schooling consulting business.

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Online Home Schooling

As more and more curriculum gets packed into the school year, help those learning by connecting through the internet.

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Online Home Schooling

Startup Costs: $2,000 – $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? Yes

Business Overview

Take home schooling into the high-tech worldby developing a home schooling website. The website can featureinformation and services that can be used by parents wishing to schooltheir children at home.

This can include home schooling programs inprint format, an online chat forum for parents to discusshome-schooling issues and articles submitted by parents on homeschooling topics. In general, the site could become an online supportand information service for parents schooling their children at home.Income can be earned by selling textbooks and home schooling programsand guides that outline suggested curricula and social activities.

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Education & Instruction

Woodworking Class

Teach others the craft of working with wood. It could turn into a nice stack of paper.

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Woodworking Class

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

Calling all craftsmen and woodworkers. It istime to put your woodworking skills to work for yourself and start aninstructional business teaching students how to use woodworkingequipment and complete woodworking projects.

The business can beoperated from a home based workshop or from a small industrial rentallocation. Woodworking classes can be taught in a group format or aone-on-one basis. Additionally, you can provide various levels ofwoodworking instructional classes ranging from a beginner level all theway to an advanced course for the serious woodworker seeking to masterthe required skills to complete more complicated woodworking projects.Additional revenues for a woodworking instruction service can be gainedby providing students the option of purchasing wood for their projects,as well as purchasing woodworking tools once they have completed thecourse.

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