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6 Small Scale businesses to start at home today

In today’s world, where technology affords us more flexibility in how and where we
work, home-based businesses are becoming more popular by the day.

Here are some business you can start from home:

1.Buy products in bulk and sell them online

Many businesses import goods in bulk and sell them at a profit from a particular
page online, you can also create some of your products or goods yourself, which is
cheaper, and sell them online.

2.Sell unwanted items
A lot of us either have so many clothes we rarely wear, clothes that don’t fit
us anymore, so why not create an online thrift store and start getting clients who buy clothes and toys too.You will be making extra cash that can be placed in savings.

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3.Start a print-on-demand business
A print-on-demand business doesn’t require you to hold any inventory or ship
anything yourself. Print-on-demand even offers you more flexibility to customize
white-label products with your own creative designs. If you have design skills, you can create your own designs. But if not, you can always hire the talent that you need.
The first thing you need to do is know a specific niche you want to get in, know
your clients, are you printing designs for pets, clothes, mugs, and plates, or
gamers, there are a lot of different people you can create designs for. Find the right
one for you.

4.Makeup
Makeup is a growing business right now, a lot of people are making a lot of money
from selling makeup products online, start by going to Dubois, which could make your
profit margins quite high. Work with a delivery service to make it easier for your clients.

5.Wigs
A lot of people are scared of entering the wig business because it is perceived to be
expensive. If you download Aliexpress on your phone, you will see a lot
of affordable wigs for as low as 1500, import those ones and start selling online
with the aim of making a profit.

6.Food
You can make your own food and sell it to people, it can even be just snacks such
as sausages, kebabs, samosas, hotdogs. A lot of people are very interested in buying snacks for different occasions, grow your client base and your business grows from there.

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One thing you need to understand is in every business there is patience, you have a
lot of research to do, build your brand, know your clients, build trust and then
start making money, the foundation of any business is your clients don’t ever
forget that.
I hope I gave you some ideas to get started on making some extra money.

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