The problem with procrastination is if you let it, it will prevent you from getting moving with your home business idea. Certainly, if this has happened to you before, then it’s time to take back control!
Whether you’re crafty or stylish (or a little of both), a home business idea can turn an initial concept into a new lifestyle where you work from home and have fun at the same time.
Here are four home business ideas to start before the New Year.
Custom T-Shirts Based on Your Designs
If you’re someone who loves drawing, painting, or designing, then why not turn your hand to custom t-shirts?
They’re easy to do and fun to reproduce. While you could paint or sketch an original design, it can then be reproduced again and again at a low cost.
One way to reproduce your design on a t-shirt is to use a heat press machine. These are fairly portable and can be set up on a table out of the way. Knowing the right one to purchase is not easy, so try this review of several of the heat presses available: https://www.freefreehand.org/best-heat-press-machines-for-beginners/
Good with your hands and have an eye for creative detail? Do you love jewellery, especially inexpensive custom pieces? Then why not get into producing handmade jewellery?
Many ladies are looking to their budgets now, so pricey new jewellery is a bit of a stretch. They want creative, beautiful pieces of handmade jewellery that catch the eye but won’t break the bank.
There’s a great deal of interest in this type of merchandise. You can put your creative talents to work delivering a luxurious-looking necklace or delicate bracelet at an affordable price. Look to use the Etsy platform or another online storefront to sell inexpensively. Later, you can sell at craft fairs once these reopen.
Virtual Interior Design
Just as there’s now interest in virtual staging for estate agents with homeowners wanting a way to show their home but finding it more difficult now, virtual interior design is becoming more common too.
As services like Modsy.com have shown, there’s a ready market of homeowners who would like to redesign their home and need help visualising it. Providing a makeover design, arranging the purchase and provision of the furnishings is all that’s required. It can also be done at a distance, so there’s nothing to stop people from giving your service a try.
Web Design for Creatives
There are plenty of web designers who create websites for clients. The trick is to specialise and build up a clientele in a specific industry or category.
For instance, focusing on providing services for creatives is going to strike the right note. A website produced for an interior designer is going to attract other designers to your services. An author who’s happy with her website is likely to recommend you to her writer friends too. These word-of-mouth recommendations don’t always happen when providing services to anyone and everyone who needs a site.
When you love stylish or creative things and need to make a living, look to combine these dual interests into a profitable business. Leave the corporate world behind and tread your own path.