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Contractors are always in need. Help others find them with an online directory.

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Online Contractors Directory

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

Business Overview

Not all contractors and renovation companieshave the time, budget, or skills required to create and maintain theirown Web site. Thus there is a fantastic opportunity awaiting thecybersavvy entrepreneur by launching a ‘contractors online directory.’The Web site can be indexed by the various construction or renovationservice featured, such as a painting section, flooring section, andsunroom section.

Ideally, the site would service one particularcommunity or city, thus allowing for future growth by franchising orlicensing the operating format to qualified webmasters across thecountry. People would simply log onto the site and view the service andproduct listings that were of interest to them. Each contractor couldreceive a listing in the index hyperlink to a pop-up page to describetheir business, or even link to their Web site if they have one.Charging clients a monthly fee of $100 including site maintenance andcoupon page options is not out of line. Providing you can secure 100clients, you will generate sales in excess of $100,000 annually.

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Online Entertainment Coupons

Make cheap entertainment even easier to find by putting coupons online.

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Online Entertainment Coupons

Startup Costs: $10,000 – $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? Yes

Business Overview

Here is a new business opportunity that combines the entertainment industry with the internet. Consider starting an online entertainment coupon service. The business concept is very straightforward. Simply design a website that is indexed into various entertainment services and products such as musical concerts, plays, movies, etc.
 
The next step is to secure companies and businesses within the entertainment industry to advertise discounts that apply to their specific products and services on the website. Visitors to the entertainment coupon website would be only a few clicks away from locating and printing a discount coupon for the entertainment event or product they were seeking. The business would gain revenue by charging the entertainment companies a monthly fee to advertise on the site and post their discount coupons.

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Online Franchise and Licensing Opportunities

Start a database for those seeking opportunities to buy into a business.

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Online Franchise and Licensing Opportunities

Startup Costs: $10,000 – $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? Yes

Business Overview

Create an online portal that brings corporations with franchise opportunities for sale together with people that want to purchase and operate a franchise business.
 
The site can be created in a directory format with a main index page that lists the various franchise opportunity categories on the site, such as restaurants and food services, retail and maintenance services.
 
Income is earned by charging corporations a listing fee to be featured on the site. Additionally an alliance could be established with a lawyer that specializes in franchise agreements to write and post articles pertaining to the legalities of franchising on the site. Promote the site by using internet marketing techniques such as SEO, links and joining a rotating banner advertisement program. For the truly innovative entrepreneur, you could also host monthly franchise opportunity trade shows that operated in conjunction with the website. The trade shows could take place in every major city across North America on a rotating basis.

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Online Spokesperson Directory

Create a database of people who can help businesses with their PR efforts.

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Online Spokesperson Directory

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

Business Overview

Product endorsements and testimonials are a very important marketing tool for many businesses. Thus starting a website featuring spokespersons for hire has the potential to make you rich.
 
Professionals, industry experts, and celebrities alike from every corner of the globe could post an advertisement on the site that gives detailed information about their qualifications to promote certain products or services and the type of endorsement contracts they are seeking. Corporations and organizations that are looking for a professional spokesperson to endorse or promote their products and service would simply log onto the site and begin to search the listings featured. Sources of revenue for this type of cyberenterprise include charging spokespersons a listing fee as well as selling advertising space on the site.

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