Start a Business
Using Your Skills and Equipment

(Last updated: January 13, 2015)

This is the jumping off point for ways to start a business using your skills and equipment. There are business ideas for various sets of skills and equipment. You may have acquired these skills and equipment while enjoying a hobby, working around the house, or working at a job.

See if you can find an idea that suits your abilities, interests, needs, and resources. This page also has other information to help with starting your service business.

Here are the topics:

Business ideas for your skills and equipment
Information to help your business
Starting a business in hard times


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Business ideas for your skills and equipment

Following are the business ideas currently available:

Building Concrete Doorsteps -- Use your concrete or handyman skills and equipment to build concrete doorsteps for people.

Building Concrete Sidewalks -- Use your concrete or handyman skills and equipment to build concrete sidewalks for people.

Cleaning Homes and Apartments -- Use your cleaning skills and equipment to make homes and apartments more attractive.

Installing Insulation -- Use your construction skills and equipment to install energy-saving insulation.

Installing Storage Organizers -- Use your handyman skills and equipment for installing storage organizers in homes.

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Information to help your business

If you don't have any experience in planning, starting, or running a business, you may wish to review the following background information before trying to develop your own small business:

Small Business Basics
Small Business Startup

The following pages are especially recommended:

Business Plan for Simple Services
Simplified Startup Steps
Vital Guidelines for Novices

To learn how to empower your business activities, go to the following page:

Improving your results.

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Starting a business in hard times

One way to have more money is to start a small business of your choice. This puts you in control of your life. Once you learn some tricks and get some experience, you will never have to worry about being unemployed.

One of the best ways to choose a business idea is to turn one of your pleasures or skills into a business.

Regardless of the economy, there are always ways for ambitious people to have more money. Some ways might require changes. I mean things like changing your attitudes, trying new activities, or even improving your life style.

When you get used to things being a certain way, it may be difficult to make changes. However, change is what modern life is all about. For help with making changes in your life see the Magic Success Secrets section.

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