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7 Interesting Ideas For Real Life Business

You probably want to support your home budget by working extra hours. However, this it isn’t always possible. Everyone needs some extra cash, but we don’t always find the way. Sometimes, we just miss the idea of what we actually want to do in our lives. You can do the job you love and add up even two more jobs on your list if you are able. The good thing about home based businesses is that you don’t have to invest much money to start. Everything you need to do is to be positive and do the hard work right from the start and you are already on the way to success!

Here are 7 interesting business ideas for you (you can start these with less than $1,500!)

Bicycle Repairing

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In some parts of the USA, this job is seasonal. In order to start this job, you will need to rent a storage unit and make a winter store for people’s bicycles. Afterward, you will start doing repairs on them. If you start this business, you will surely be busy and have a lot of work. Bicyclers train very hard every day. You can even open a bicycle shop. You will end up satisfied more than you could have imagined!

Cleaning Services

This job is really payable and wanted, although it doesn’t seem that way. Today, everyone seeks cleaning services. Therefore, you can choose which way you want to go. For example, choose whether you will focus on offices, homes, restaurants, etc. The good thing about this job is that you won’t need much advertisement since customers in this type of job usually come by the word of mouth.

Computer Repair

You can learn the basics of this job online, and even get many certificates and licenses, too. If you are a beginner, first study it in details – begin with the software types and then investigate computer’s components. After learning these well enough, you should become familiar with the online technologies like ISP’s, WiFi, and many others, since you will be handling them very often. Of course, always try to make it practical – use your own computer or devices to examine how the things work – that will make you a real expert on computers!

Dog Walking

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If you love outdoors and enjoy spending time with animals, this is the right thing for you. Although you might need some licensing and, of course, experience, it isn’t hard to start it at all. You can get organized for few times a day and offer your services to many people in your place. You can also do some additional jobs, like feeding pets, turning lights, bringing a newspaper, and similar, which could also increase your income.


If you have items in your house which you can sell, you can easily start working on eBay. Try to research the prices and the policy, and further decide between auction and an eBay store. Then you can place your minimum bid and the duration of the auction. For this job, you will need a PayPal account for future transactions. All the information you need is directly located on eBay, which will make it much easier for you to start.

Event Planning 

If you are a creative and responsible person, you will enjoy planning events. You certainly must visit potential event locations first. Think about the event and create ideas in your mind. The good thing is to hire a marketing manager to help you with websites and the online possibilities. You can entrust him to create a database of every site – the number of people it holds, equipment available, etc. Then you can plan the event easier and meet the needed criteria for different occasions.

Financial Planning

For the beginning, you will need to go through the certification process and then start working. This way you will label yourself as CFP or Certified Financial Planner. This will definitely mean a lot for your career. It will show your skills and credibility, which will enable people to hire you easier and choose you as their financial planner in the future.

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