A Hobby for
Deciding what your home based
business will be is crucial - you will have to eat, sleep, and breathe
it, particularly when you have to set up shop in a corner of your living
room or bedroom.
Many people are choosing what
they love - a favorite craft or hobby. But how can you decide if your
hobby will make an ideal business venture?
there a market for it?
There may already be six other soap makers in your area - can it support
makes your business unique? Is your craft or hobby something that
everyone can do? Rolled beeswax candles sold like hotcakes six years ago,
but with beeswax sheets available in every little craft supply store,
most people can make their own.
it a fad? If it is, will there be enough sustainable income after
the trend is over?
it past its prime and unlikely to make a comeback? Just because a
lot of the 60s and 70s are back "in" now, it doesn't necessarily
mean that there is a current market for macramé or velvet paintings.
If you are just unsure, ask
around, or do a search on the Internet or eBay to see if those kinds of
items are selling.