In the past, seniors who lacked the mobility necessary to be completely self-sufficient often turned to nursing homes. Today, seniors have a number of options for obtaining various levels of care, such as home care, assisted living and medical and nonmedical transportation services. Many seniors who wish to retain their independence require minimal assistance, which can include transportation services, cleaning services, companionship, diet monitoring, bill payment, grooming assistance and light chores. An elder care business can meet these needs.
- Business Plan
- Small Business Introduction
- Choosing a Business
- Business Structures
- Brand Your Business
- Register Your Business
- Location And Licenses
- Business Bank Account
- Finance Your Business
- Small Business Loans
- Business Liability Insurance
- Hiring Employees And EIN Number
- Advertise Your Business
- Make a Business Website
- Record Keeping
- Make The Leap
- Small Business Success Factors
- Business Conclusion
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
You never know where a small craft business will lead. In 2005, Sheri Schmelzer started selling Jibbitz, a crafted charm that decorates Croc shoes, in her basement. One year later more than 8 million pieces were sold worldwide, according to Croc Shoes News. A sought-after product is the result of a unique craft idea produced by a skilled craftsperson. But, a successful small craft business requires both creative skill and business savvy supported by a plan.
Friday, May 17, 2013
With the help of the Internet, you can almost have everything correct at your fingertips. With just a couple clicks you get usage of thousands and even millions of pieces of information and data on practically field of interest. As years go by, the Internet continuous to effect radical changes in lots of facets of human efforts, including commerce. Experts say the fact that information space, commonly generally known as the “world wide net, ”
House painting businesses are among the cheapest and easiest to start: you can operate from home and the initial start-up costs can be less than $2,000. The catch is that because it's a relatively easy business to start, you will have heavy competition. Before you start painting, it's important to create a business plan, determine your company''s specialization and create a company image that sets you apart from the competition and attracts your target market."Your targets will be homeowners, apartment buildings and condominium complexes, businesses large and small, interior designers, and real estate agents who may need help with a vacant property," according to Entrepreneur.com. An individual with an eye for detail and handy with tools can start a painting business within a few weeks.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Snorkeling offers some of scuba diving’s visual benefits, but does not require certification or expensive dive gear. A snorkeler requires only a mask, fins and a snorkel that allows him to breathe air from the surface. Many snorkelers flock to tropical destinations, such as the Caribbean and Hawaii, as those snorkeling sites offer crystal-clear water through which to view colorful fish and underwater habitats. Gulf of Mexico waters near Houston vary in visibility because of strong currents, but other Texas coastal destinations, such as South Padre Island, offer sufficiently clear water to provide attractive snorkeling destinations.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Personal and business computers have become commonplace. Knowledge of how to repair computers when things go wrong with them, however, is not as widespread. Starting a computer repair business allows you to make a living while providing a valuable service to businesses and private clients who cannot repair their PC problems on their own. Certification is not explicitly required to start a computer repair business, but it grants you credibility that can be difficult to attain otherwise.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
If you have specialized knowledge and the ability to share your expertise in a clear and concise way, then consider starting an at-home tutoring business. Traditionally, tutors help school age children master concepts from their daily curriculum. While the demand for this service continues, additional areas of focus include college entrance exam preparation, assistance with college courses and even preparation to start kindergarten. The low start-up costs make this business an attractive way to earn part-time income. However, so many parents want to give their kids a competitive edge that there is enough work for a viable full-time business.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
A beer barn business allows drivers to pull into a drive-through opening in a building to purchase beer from a clerk who delivers the order to the car. The "barn" designation comes from the traditional design that resembles a barn used in farming. When the store barn doors swing open, the vendor sells beer, and the closed doors provide an easily identifiable clue to traffic filing by the bar that the business is closed. Opening a beer barn requires detailed research.
Locksmiths can be invaluable allies when you are locked out of your car or home. These trained professionals also install new door locksets or access systems. A locksmith frequently sells and services security-related merchandise such as safes and security systems. “Entrepreneur” magazine notes that in 2010, it is not uncommon for a locksmith to net an impressive $50,000 per year after expenses. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that locksmiths’ business prospects are likely to remain steady. From 2008 to 2018, the bureau projects average employment growth compared with national averages.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Helping people find work and delivering quality help to companies in need can be very rewarding. Yet temporary staffing is a complicated business; getting it all set up and functioning is a lot of work. When economies turn around and grow, demands for temporary staff rise and those capable of delivering the right staff can do very well for themselves.
Many goods that are bought and sold are obtained through imports and exports. "Entrepreneur" magazine notes that more than 90 percent of import/export agencies are small businesses. The import/export business is ideal for people who are organized, not afraid to make a sales pitch, and enjoy dealing with people from different cultures. If you want to start an import/export agency, you need to prepare a plan to ensure your venture's success.
Registered nurses are hard to find. The American Nurses Association reports that by the year 2020, America could find itself short of health care industry demands by more than 1 million nurses. In 2010, the nursing shortage affects some cities and regions more than others, but an entrepreneur with a good agency representing reliable nurses willing to work where the demand exists, stands to make a lot of money. Before you can do that, you need to setup your business well and recruit those high-demand nurses -- particularly those with strong hospitals experience.
While many have had the idea to start a pub business at some point, few actually open the doors of their dream business. If you can get past all of the struggles that could potentially come with this project, opening a bar could be very lucrative business project. When you start a pub, it is important to engage in some research and planning to make sure that you pick the best location and theme for your business.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Running a cookie baking business is a good way to exercise a love of baking and earn money at the same time. Depending on the laws in your particular jurisdiction, you can run this business from your home or from a commercial kitchen. No matter where you decide to base your business, however, you will have to put hard work into building this business. The hardest part may be attracting customers before you have made a name for yourself.
A virtual business has little or no physical structure, and relies on the Internet and telecommunications to achieve the desired business goals. With low overhead costs, little investment requirements and low start-up costs, business owners across the globe are considering virtual business for the present and the future. You will need to accomplish many things to run a virtual business.
As businesses become more environmentally friendly, the demand for green cleaning services has also increased. Business owners looking to start a green cleaning business can simply add these services to a current business model, or start a new green cleaning business. Like other cleaning services, this type of business can be started easily with a small investment.
Pest control businesses provide an important service in removing or eliminating potentially harmful insects, rodent and reptiles from commercial and residential properties. To start a pest control business, you must apply for a pest control license and pass an exam to demonstrate your ability to use chemicals and other means to exterminate vermin properly. Depending on the area in which you live, some vermin are more common then others. Market your services based on community needs.