There are many talking about green-shoots as it relates to the economy and many are hopeful that these are true signs of an economic recovery. Nevertheless, hundreds of thousands of Americans are still losing their jobs and when you include the world economy there are millions of people who are feeling the shock-wave of this economic tsunami. However, most enterprising entrepreneurial individuals are seeking to employ their gifts and talents in creating the best business model that would facilitate them living a life by their own design. A life by design allow them to gain control of their path to financial freedom, use the power of leverage, and create quality family moments at home.
So if you are one of the millions who are searching for financial freedom without sacrificing those precious family moments then considering a home based business may be just for you.
The list below are not for those who are seeking to find a get-rich scheme, or those business opportunity who promised you will make money in your sleep. This is for serious entrepreneurs who are committed to the principles of living a life by design.This list Based on current and future trends of businesses with the greatest potential right now with the possibility for even greater demand for these products and services in the coming years.
1) Home Renovation Services
Even though the housing market is still flat home renovation services are lucrative investment choice by the home based business investors - and there seems to be no sign of this trend slowing down. In an aged population, more and more people are going to want to make their homes more livable by investing in the home renovations they need to stay where there are. One key home renovation focus for the long-term is bathroom renovation.
2) Pet-Based Products
Is there anything that indulgent pet owners won't buy for their pets? If you can come up with a product for dogs or cats that you can produce in your home, you'll have a real winner of a home business opportunity on your hands. From designer collars to "organic" pet foods, the sky's the limit.
3) Catering Services
Think dinner for eight. Not just delivered, but served. Catering services aren't just for big parties any more. Career couples are having almost every social occasion catered, and busy families who are tired of living on take-out are spending more on having food brought in. If you have a knack for planning and preparing nourishing, appealing food and can deliver it hot, this is the home business opportunity for you.
4) Cleaning Services
Along the same lines, there's currently a heavy demand for cleaning services, and the demand for domestic cleaning services will only increase. If you're good at organizing and comfortable with the thought of running a crew, this home business opportunity has the potential of turning into something big.
Creating your own product is time consuming and expensive resell rights is best alternative to having your own product. and while the ideal thing is to create your own product to take to the marketplace, a reseller's rights used creatively also set you on the path to living a life by design.
6) Wedding Consultant/Planner Services
More people are opting to get married which means growing opportunities for wedding consultant services. Unless the laws change in the United States, there will also continue to be a growing demand for weddings from gay couples seeking to tie the knot. Are you good at planning? Do you have a mind for details? Becoming a wedding consultant could be the home-based business opportunity you've been looking for.
7) Dietary Consultant Services
Another growing trend that's only going to get larger is the perceived need for dietary advice. People are increasingly concerned about the food they put in their mouths and increasingly aware of the connection between dietary habits and their general health - and they're increasingly prepared to pay for personalized dietary planning and advice.
8) In-Home Beauty Services
This home-based business opportunity combines two trends; the insatiable demand for services that make people look and feel younger and better and the growing desire to have those services delivered. And why not? Having someone come to your home and cleanse and tone your skin and do your makeup is the height of luxury.
9) Sewing and Alteration Services
Sewing is on the way to becoming a lost art as more and more people find they have less and less time. But as not everyone is the regulation size, the demand for other people to provide these services will only increase. If you're really skilled, tailoring is another good home-based business opportunity.
10) Life/Business Coaching Services
Coaching has been hot for a while now, but I think this new industry will continue to grow. Remember when everyone had or wanted a personal fitness trainer? Now everyone has or wants a personal coach. If you have the skills and training necessary, this is a great home-based business opportunity because it can be done remotely as well as in person.
A last tip - Some home-based business opportunities requires specialized training or skills. If you don't have the specialized training or skills needed for a particular home-based business opportunity, you can still reach your goal of living a life by design. Do your due diligence and find an established system and invest in that you can copy.