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Community Entertainment Directory

Make sure residents never say “There’s nothing to do tonight” again.

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Community Entertainment Directory

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 aspiring publishers. Are youseeking to start a homebased publishing business that has the potentialto generate a great profit, as well as be started on an initialinvestment of less than $10,000? If so, perhaps you should considerlaunching a monthly entertainment guide that services your community.

The entertainment guide can be distributed free of charge and featurearticles and information about local entertainment events, movielistings, concert listings and reviews, and horoscopes. Selling displayadvertising space in the entertainment guide to local merchants cansupport the business. Once again, this is an ideal publishing businessto be operated from a homebased office. Once established and provensuccessful, the business could be expanded nationally on a franchise orlicense-to-operate basis.

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Puzzle and Game Books

Combine fun and local advertising by starting a puzzle and game book publication.

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Puzzle and Game Books

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

Here is a great home based desktoppublishing business to activate in any community. Sudoku, trivia,crossword puzzles and word search games are hot, and starting abusiness that creates puzzles and game books combined with couponsfeaturing discounts on products and services provided by localmerchants has the potential to make you rich.

The booklets could besold locally through participating retailers that have advertisementsand discount coupons featured in the book. Additionally, as a method todrive sales and interest in the game booklets, consider establishing analliance with a local charity, wherein a portion of the revenuesgenerated by book sales goes back to support community charity programs.

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Taxi Cab Publication

If you’ve ever been stuck in traffic during a cab ride, then you can probably see the appeal of an in-taxi publication to pass the time. You’ll have plenty of advertising clients who will also want to take advantage of this audience.

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Taxi Cab Publication

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

Starting a taxi cab publication will takesome clever negotiations skills to accomplish, but like any newbusiness venture the effort is generally rewarded financially for thedetermined entrepreneurs that take the initiative.

A taxi cabpublication is simply a daily or weekly two-page paper that isdistributed free of charge for taxi customers to enjoy during theirride. The paper can feature information about the local community, aswell as trivia and games. Revenues are earned by sellingdisplay-advertising space in the paper to local business owners andprofessionals.

Ideally, the business could be formed as a joint venturewith an established printer who can produce the newspaper, while youconcentrate on the marketing and sales aspects of the business. Onceestablished and proven successful, the business could easily beexpanded by a franchise or licensed-to-operate basis nationally.

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Restaurant Menus

Combine page designing talent with a love for food with this business idea.

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Restaurant Menus

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

How do you provide business owners in yourcommunity with highly effective low-cost advertising options, whilealso providing restaurant owners with high quality menus printed freeof charge every month and make a profit for yourself? Easy, start arestaurant menu advertising program in your community.

The businessconcept is very basic. Secure agreements with busy restaurants in yourlocal community that would be prepared to allow advertising to beprinted on the front and back covers of their menus in exchange forreceiving new and updated menus free of charge each month. Once thishas been accomplished, you can set out to market the advertising spaceson the menu covers to local merchants and service providers. Thebusiness will take patience to establish, but a terrific annual incomecould be eventually realized.

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