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Old 12th July 2009, 10:12 AM   #11

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Originally Posted by IgorMordkovich View Post
This is called "Employment" not business.

Business is when you can take a 2 months vacation and when you come back the business is still operating. If you constantly have to be IN the business and do the work, you're simply employing your self and working FOR your self.

If you work IN your business you're eployed. If you work ON your business while other people do the operations, you OWN a business.

Being a handy man and going to appointments does not make you OWN a business. You're simply employed by your self. And you're still a handy man ... not a business owner.
This is by far the most interesting & to the point definitions of 'business owner' and 'self employment' that I have heard.

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Old 22nd August 2009, 05:20 AM   #12

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It is easy to recognize the benefits of having your own work from home business. We have touched on the financial benefits and personal freedom, as well as the opportunity to live the lifestyle you desire. Having your own internet home based business should be fun.Additionally, the growth of the internet and internet business opportunities has vastly expanded the field for the beginning entrepreneur.

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Old 24th August 2009, 03:42 AM   #13
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this is nice idea but u didn't tell how can we get job!!

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Old 30th August 2009, 06:01 PM   #14
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A window washing business - so simple yet it worked, thanks for the story. Anyone else have small business success stories?

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Old 20th April 2010, 10:54 AM   #15

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I have found a site that lists lots of good small business ideas.
www.parttimejoblist.co.uk hope it helps someone

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Old 27th April 2010, 03:22 PM   #16
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I have to agree that these aren't really businesses, their jobs, you may be your own boss but you still aren't making money while sitting back and managing...your still the grunt in all of these.

Tshirt printing is hard to break into too, even funny original sayings have to have appropriate typography to make them look right, so it's strictly for designers and artists...

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Old 3rd July 2010, 05:47 AM   #17

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Originally Posted by sannwood View Post
I found an interesting article that listed 25 part time home based business ideas. I was expecting to see the usual suggestions, but this one also included some new and original ideas such as plant leasing and maintenance, mobile window tint, home and office organizer, home inspection, etc.
Successful Internet marketers always trumpet the importance of finding a niche. Your interest may uncover a niche that proves profitable. If you can tailor your hobby and interest to meet the needs and demands of a particular market, you can quickly prosper.

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