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How many times have your tried starting a home business?



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How many times have your tried starting a home business?

How many times have you tried starting a home business?

I am getting ready to start a craft business.  I have never had a craft business before but just decided that I really wanted to start getting my work out and about and selling it.  I am pretty business savvy, so I think that I will do fine at it. 

I have had another business before.  I used to sell Avon.  I think that having that as a business for well over 7 years will help me with the craft business.  

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cmoneyspinner

I have never tried to start a home business such as making a product from home and selling. But I consider finding work that I can do from home as much of a home business endeavor as selling a handmade item.



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luv2xacosta

Same with me. In my case, I don't have the guts or courage to put up a business since, I know to myself that I have no patience. They say that when putting a business it takes a lot of patience aside form the money and other resources you have put from a business.



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Enyi

I'm yet to really implement a real business I just being having side hustle in form of a business here and there.im still studying the terrains to see if I can really start a real business.



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overcast

I think affiliate marketing, dropshipping, blogging, writing for clients also fall into the home business category. So you must have had some experience with it. And you may have managed to do the home business in such case. I have learned from my experience that some home business are a bit easier than others. That includes handmade items too.



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overcast

I think selling handmade items are definitely good. It can reach more people and also people tend to love handmade items. I love how some people create pottery art and the crochet related content. I have seen some really good small business that work with it.



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kaushikangara

I have successfully tried a home business. I used to teach students. It was a great experience and it was good to see progress in the students report cards. They loved the way I taught them concepts. I had to discontinue this because I found a full time job and I had no time to continue teaching.



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angie828

This sounds like a really fun business! I think that it would be very fulfilling to teach students and see them grow and flourish. And when you find ways to teach concepts to them that is meaningful and they learn from it, all the better! Thank you for sharing your home business success with us.



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theresajane

This is nice. What's even more fulfilling that after you earn, you'll be receiving thanks from your students and their parents for helping their child improve.



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iambeth

I have an e-loading business. It doesn't require a large capital and has a fast return of investment since almost everyone owns a cellphone. Some of my friends asks me through messenger and just pays for the load when we meet each other.



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Jeane

I haven't yet tried starting a home business and to be honest I don't think I could. Technically starting an online business could be considered a home business and I've started a few which failed, but it's not quite it.

However if I had enough money to hire employees to do some of the hard work, I would start a home baking business. I know a thing or two about making cakes so this is a skill I probably could use to earn some extra money. It's just that breaking into the market when there is so much competition might not be that easy which is why I have never even given it a thought.



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edencaga

My current business is loader or loading business. I started a few months ago. I didn't stop even something came up like I commanded someone to buy me some load for my loading business but instead to my account in Coins she loaded me to my Tnt sim which I find it hard to transfer to my coins account. I was so disappointed at that time and knowing that I gave here the instructions, I even wrote it on the paper she still mistakenly loaded me. I think she had no guts to look on the paper I wrote..



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amelia88

Just the once as a freelancer right now. It’s going okay but I think when you work for yourself you always end up looking at ways to try and improve. I want to make a success of this though so I’m prepared to put in the work.



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edencaga

I want to be a successful freelancer also. As homebase freelancer I wanted to create a site and blogs that will enhance my earnings What's good side of being a freelancer you can maintain the site and you can earn passive income which is good while also doing other things.



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Corzhens

Avon is still popular here as a home business but you have to be industrious for you need to peddle your products by knocking on the door of your neighbors. It is good if you can get the inhabitants of the entire village for your business and that they will be your regular customers otherwise Avon is a waste of your time. It is better to be an online freelancer than spend the hours outside in looking for customers.



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overcast

Avon and Amway grown through the chain marketing or say MLM marketing. And the thing about the home business is that it should be affordable for the people. Something many people are going towards for. I have had my share of the issues with the Avon type of business. But I am hoping that some really good options up apart from MLM marketing.



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theresajane

Yes, Avon! I still have neighbors here who's been an Avon dealer for like a decade now. It is still popular among mothers.



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Enyi

I haven't really started a business that I had really put my mind to it.it has been just experimenting for people goods then in my office like a commission stuff but I'm still interested in starting a business though but if it doesn't fly as expected I will continue with my freelancing.



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overcast

I have tried to make some offline business but unfortunately I have no strong plan for offline business. My expertise lies into the online business. I have tried to make some offline small business. And my human interaction is a bit limited. So that limits me from being convincing to the people. I'd say if I can earn some saved money into the proper channel, I'd be surely starting my own business from that. Though it may take years to establish the same.



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knnon

I've done it twice. I used to sell snacks and mobile credits from home, but had to stop because I needed to focus on my youngest. He was being so clingy. Then the second one I tried selling brand new clothes but it wasn't as successful as my snacks shop so I stopped. I think a craft shop will do well. Good luck!



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burgosmichael24

I haven't start any home business yet. I really want to have at least one but I need to make more study first on the business that I am planning to have. I am really not into product business. I am more into services. I do freelance writing, home based tutorials, events organizing and making invitations. But that was all my sidelines because my mainline is my Church ministry.



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NerdIndeed

I'm pretty sure you'll do well whatever business you venture into since you have extensive experience with it. Though what you sell or the services you offer influence how much revenue you can achieve. If it's in demand in your place, you'll do just fine.



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Youngshark

I have failed in a couple of businesses that really offered me a learning experience on how to be persistent and when you focus you can achieve.



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esteban123

I have tried an e loading business before in my home when I was not yet working but by the time that I started to work my e loading business has also stop since there will no people who would manage it everyday since I was just doing it on my own. It was a good business for me since I was really earning a big amount of income everyday since I am selling on high amounts of different load everyday which is something that is really great.



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Alania

I've been practising a home business for quite a while now, for about 4-5 years or so. I'm a seamstress, and I represent a generation of seamstresses. It's practically our family's tradition. Let me tell you, even though you manage your own time and funds, it's still a hard job. Doing a mistake will cost you extra finances.



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theresajane

Yes, you're right. What's hard with home businesses is sometimes, only you or few people work with your product. It'll be really hard when you have lots of clients or customer. It'll even be super hard if you made a mistake.



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Alania

The greatest problem oddly enough was the "marketing" of my business, rather than the finances. The whole problem was the fact that I've made a lot of decent things (as my husband says), but we couldn't sell them to no one because we barely had the audience. We've spent quite an effort to gather that audience eventually.



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Franzel2oo

I have not tried starting a home business yet. I have however engaged in some other business endeavors in the past. What I learned from them is, unlike you, I am not all that business savvy. If I should get into other businesses, then I will be needing the services of someone who knows the ropes way better than I do.



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coolavender

I had a small typing and printing job business at home when I was younger and the income was just great for someone who had just graduated. We were then renting a small apartment in the city center and the location was good for that type of business. I had to stop it though when I found a full time job. It was a very easy business to do because I was a fast typist even then and there weren't as many internet shops around which offered the service. Our prices were also affordable that people usually preferred to have their school projects or resume/application letters typed and printed instead of them renting out a PC and doing the typing themselves.



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gutzman

I have tried before but it's really hard for me to be business minded in front of people who are close to me. Instead of me earning, I lose more because I gave it for free. I think I'm not really into this kind of job. I am better on helping others or offer a service but not for selling goods and stuffs. It's also hard for me to convince people to buy. How I wish though.



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theresajane

I understand you. I actually know some friends who are so generous that it's hard for them to earn a lot because of the freebies that the people around them are asking for.



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theresajane

I haven't tried doing business at home. I have never tried making something like food or crafts and then sell it. I think I don't excel at that field.



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