Top Business Ideas – Think Outside the Square – Part 1

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More and more people want to avoid the daily grind, avoid the hassle of paying mortgages and raising living hours to feed their children, and the pressures of dealing with office politics, goals and performance appraisals.

This six-article series will look at ten contemporary home business ideas to get someone from home. Along with the description of each business, it is also clarified what the start-up costs will be and the skills required to grow the business successfully.



Most people who want to work from home are often paralyzed by the fact that they can’t think of a great way to start a home-based business. The good news is that once you start researching, there are a lot of ideas that this list could be endless. I have based some of these ideas on easy start-ups, technical knowledge level, expertise and financial outlay.

Here are ten top business ideas based on my standards.



  1. Shirt designer
  2. Product distributor
  3. Art Consultant
  4. Internet Trainer
  5. Commercial photographer
  6. Internet researcher
  7. Technical author
  8. Affiliate Marketer
  9. Website designer
  10. Directory Publisher

The Internet provides a great opportunity for anyone looking to work from home, but your business should not be an online business. These business ideas will help you focus on how you can grow your business and give you things to think about before you start a particular business plan.

1. T-shirt designer



Crazy but true. People are passionate about t-shirts and generally those who are interested in t-shirts want something different. They don’t want to look in a shirt that can be worn by about 500 other people.

The fashion industry is a huge industry that is growing rapidly. Advances in technology mean that making and designing T-shirts is much easier than ever before and can certainly be done as a home business.

There are many t-shirt design businesses that provide you with software to design your t-shirts and they will print them and send you your order. Prices vary depending on which deal or company you choose. Most provide free software and only charge for printing and manufacturing T-shirts.

All you really need in this business is a creative rust, love of t-shirts and once you design it you have the ability to market it.

Create some brochures, consult local businesses, showcase your designs and, if necessary, modify them to suit the needs of the buyer. Choose a great target market and T-shirts to suit this market and make your business more likely.

Designing T-shirts for sale can be a very lucrative home business if you are willing to give it a try.

The next article will discuss how to become an art consultant or commercial photographer.

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