Minimum Start-Up: $1,500 Average Start-Up: 10,000 Revenue: $25,000 - $5Mil+ Profits: $20,000 - $1Million One Person Business: Yes
In this information Society, we have an insatiable appetite for knowledge. Add to this our desire to network with people who share our interests, professionals in our own trade.
For these reasons, seminars and expositions have continued to grow. At a time when the explosive growth of electronic systems offer abundant ways information can be delivered, we continue to prefer the old fashioned, person-to-person contact with our peers.
As seminars become more and more specialized, the number of seminars continue to grow. According to industry statistics, there are over 1000,000 seminar sessions each year. There seems to be a wide spectrum of topics on which to develop a seminar.
The Business Opportunities market is at a strategic crossroads where new economic opportunities intersect with our growing disenchantment with conventional employment.
Thus, our continuing search for a "better way to earn a living" makes Business Opportunities Expos and Seminars one of the most profitable products.
Remember, where our economic interest lies, we are all opportunity seekers. And that's a huge market.
The most cost effective way to produce a "Start A Business" seminar is to have sponsors cover the cost of promoting the expo/seminar. In exchange, you can arrange for sponsors to have a mini expo. Compared to conventional expos that use booths for exhibits, a "table-top expo" can take place in a foyer or hotel lobby.
A number of tables can be arranged where different, non-competing sponsors can consult with attendees regarding business opportunities being offered.
If all your marketing and production costs are paid for by participating sponsors, your revenues will depend exclusively on admission.
In a city of 1 million or more people, it is reasonable to project an attendance of 2,500 to 3,500, each paying $10 for 3-hour seminars and an on-going consultation-style tabletop expo.
There are hundreds of opportunities in the service arena offering low-cost start-ups and high profit returns. Almost all can be run from home.
If you have a garage or work building and are willing to learn a craft, upholstering, re-upholstering and/or furniture refinishing would make an excellent home business.
Order 5,000 3 x 6 commission circulars from your printer selling $1.00 items that you earn 50% commission on every order you receive. Have your name printed on them - it will save you hours of stamping time.
I would say the most frequently asked question from beginners about opening their own business is "What should I sell?" I then proceed to ask them, "What interests and hobbies do you have?" Most don't know how to answer that question because they ...
People are always interested in saving money. If you can develop a product or service that will help them save, you are almost guaranteed success.
A few years ago it would have been foolish to even consider a sign business unless you were well qualified to hand paint letters and illustrations.
16 Ways You Can Make Money Collecting Things in Woods and on Beaches
When solving problems after you have exhausted the normal means of coming up with the solution, think in terms of unorthodox methods. Vary your thinking and try to solve the problems by creating something completely new and irrelevant.
Garage sales are like any other form of business. To get the most money out of your garage sale, you have to know what you are doing. You have to be acquainted with the market, advertise for business, offer competitive prices and quality merchandise.
71 Ways for a Writer to Make Money