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An Idea for a Small Business You Can Start

Start-up costs range $50 to $500,000+, earnings $5,000 to $2,000,000++, skills from knowing nothing to running an airline. Bon appetit!

Off-Site Secretarial Services

Submitted by Jackie Flowers

Start-up cost: $0.00-$1,000.00

Potential earnings: Unlimited earning potential. All based on drive and dedication.

How to Find Clients Place ads in the classifieds. Flyers and Brochures at the nearest college, Internet website, mailouts to businesses, direct contact and many more. Creativity is the Key.

Equipment needed: Computer, printer, and fax. These are the basic essentials. Based on services provided, you may choose to purchase more equipment.

Qualifications: Determination, efficient, good organizational skills, typing, basic computer knowledge and a sense of professionalism.

Provide word processing services as well as desktop publishing (if qualified). There are many services you could provide. You must advertise only the services you can perform. Typing, transcription, database management, business cards, mailouts, flyers, term papers, internet research, and the list goes on and on. You have to be open minded and creative. Positive attitude is important.

About You:
I looked for a year on the internet for work that would allow me to stay home with my baby. I was unsuccessful. Although I had the qualifications, I was determined not to pay someone to let me work for them. So I asked myself, what is it that I am offering my potential employer? Then I answered back, all these things I can do for them, I can do locally. I began my own secretarial service. I never dreamed of the response I am getting. I have enjoyed staying with my daughter. I hope you too find your dream working at home. As for me, this is it. For more information, contact me at

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