If I had to look at the good part of the actual economic situation, it would be that, increasingly more people take in hands their destiny and decide to start their own businesses. So, 2014 is a good year to get into the arena and put into practice your dreams through a home based business with low initial cost. Starting a small business requires such a smooth planning, strict control of the money and time invested in its development.
In this period, increasingly more people, whether they are fresh graduates or have years of experience in the back, they need help when it comes to finding a job or making a decision regarding the evolution of their careers. So, if you have experience in human resources or simply a vast professional experience and want to share with others of it, this business is for you!
What you should know/do as a career consultant? You must have the communication skills to know very well the labour market, to help your clients to discover which are the strengths and weaknesses, what are the most appropriate directions of professional development, how to write a resume and how to submit to an interview, how to overcome shyness etc.
In order to promote you business, you must use mainly the Internet, through a presentation site for the services you provide, where you can also post articles relating to career development and management. Also, you can make an account on social networks where you can interact with your potential customers.
An advantage in such a business is getting a professional certificate, which attests to the specific competencies for career counseling in your country, and for that you should follow a specialized course.
Natural or dietetics food firm
Increasingly more people are giving increased importance to food either for medical reasons or because they want to have a healthier life style. In this context, a company that would provide fresh and healthy food, can have success. So, if you’re passionate about cooking and your food is always appreciated by those around you, this is the right business for you!
For starters you can work in your kitchen and after you will increase the volume of your business, you can rent a larger space. Supply and delivery of finished products can be done in a first phase with your personal car to which you must add a cold adapted equipment.
To promote you can open a blog where you can put your recipes and write articles about natural nutrition/dietetics. In addition, you can distribute flyers in office buildings or through medical practices of family doctors or nutritionists. But, the most important promotion is done through satisfied clients, so it’s essential to not do rabat from quality and to abide by your promises to consumers.
Coach/trainer on personal development
In these recent years stands out more intense concern in terms of personal development and a return to spirituality. From the business point of view, this creates new opportunities for those passionate about the field, which can offer services to other people wishing to invest in their development. What does that mean? You can use your knowledge and experience to help others to know better, to cope with stress more easily, to establish goals and to create strategies to achieve them.
A good way to get into this market would be the acquisition of a national or international franchises.
You can market your services with minimum costs, exploiting the potential offered by the Internet, making a website or a blog to put relevant content for your potential clients. And for this business idea, the best way to promote it through satisfied clients who will recommend you to other people, so you have to treat seriously this activity and to maintain the confidentiality of any information.