A Home Based Business is defined as working from the comforts of your own home, for an employer who is situated many miles away, or for yourself. Modern Technology combined with Fed Ex, UPS etc has made having a Home Based Business a profitable reality for many. I know I have 2. One is online, one is offline. I can be a great life!
There are many kinds of Home Based Business Opportunities. Here are some of them:
1. Working as a digital secretary. It resembles the job of a normal secretary. The difference is that you won’t have to report to work. Between the fax, the phone, email, overnight mail, and your computer everything you need is at your fingertips.
2. Medical transcription. This is a growing Home Based Business Opportunity. You would have to transcribe some audio files that would be sent by your employer. The audio files are recorded by Dr’s and other medical professionals. They need them in written form. The job pays around $0.04 to $0.15 per line. One audio file can be 15 pages long, which is equivalent to an hour or an hour and half work. You will need to be familiar with medical terms. There are some medical transcription courses available, both online and offline. Some of them last for 30 hours. Others for 6 months.
3. Legal transcription. Much like medical transcription, only, you would have to transcribe audio files sent in by attorneys. You’d need some basic knowledge of legal terms for this one. There are legal transcription courses available online and offline.
4. Help desk representative. You will be briefed about the employer’s products or services, and you will accept calls at home and answer the customers’ needs on behalf of your employer. Some require you to answer using your phone. Others employ VOIP through the internet.
5. Collection agent. You would have to make calls for and on behalf of the employer to attempt to collect debts that have become due and payable.
6. E-bay. I use E-bay to drive traffic to my real money making opportunities. There are many ways to profit with E-bay. That is a whole other article.
There are many other opportunities that are available for Homes Based Businesses. Remember that your earning potential is determined by how much you work, how smart you work. It is a lifestyle that has many perks. One draw back is when your home your at work. So you need discipline.
Successful Online. Successful Offline.