Working for yourself is always a good idea. But what if you could have fun while doing it. Businesses don’t necessarily have to be boring. Your work can be something that gives joy to others as well as yourself. Here are some fun ideas for a home-based business.
Party Planner: The title itself sounds fun, right? You can help people various events and occasions from graduations to fundraisers and engagement parties. If you are someone who enjoys making plans and working with a variety of different clients, then this is a job for you. While you can work primarily from home, it will need you to make client or field visits from time to time.
Vintage clothing reseller: Online platforms like eBay and Etsy have made it simpler to sell anything online. If you think you have an eye for vintage clothing or a knack of picking great pieces of vintage fashion from thrift stores, you can easily set yourself up as a vintage clothes reseller.
Jewelry maker: If you are fond of stringing beads together, mixing and matching, textures and metals to create beautiful jewelry, you can take up jewelry making as a home-based business. You can sell these creations at local fairs or online.
Hairstylist: All you need to be a professional hair stylist is to get a certified course. You can also take short term courses offered by brands like Toni and Guy Schwarzkopf or L’Oreal and update your skill from time to time. All you need is a small room and a few basic equipment to get started.
Seller of collectibles: Like rummaging through attics for interesting stuff to sell? Do you have an eye for interesting antiques and collectibles? You can have a great business selling and resell these online or set up your small shop space.
Social media consultant: Social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest have become a popular way to market one’s business. They are a great platform to promote personalities too. Approach local businesses and prominent personalities and offer them your services as a social media consultant wherein you can help them shape a strategy which will help their business grow.
Pet sitter: Do you enjoy spending time with furry little friends? Start a pet sitting service. Pet parents are often concerned that they have to leave their beloved pooch or dog home while they are away at work. while they are away at work the whole day. This will make the owner’s life easy while you get to do what you love.
Furniture up-cycler: If you enjoy woodwork and are great at giving old furniture a makeover, you can be a furniture up-cycler. You can approach clients to and offer refurbishing services or find old pieces at flea markets or second-hand stores and add your own upgrades so that you can resell them for a profit.
Florist: If creating beautiful flower arrangements sounds like fun, make a career of it by being a florist. You could even start by growing these pretty exotic flowers in your own backyard!