I think starting a home business is an ideal way to design a work-at-home situation you love and that fits with the schedule you want. But not all home businesses are great ideas. There’s a lot of research, planning and effort that you don’t want to waste on a business that won’t work.
Over at Home Business About.com, I wrote an article on Home Businesses You Shouldn’t Start, that provides a list of attributes and situations you should avoid when choosing a home business ideas. This list is true whether you buy a business or start from scratch.
Leslie Truex is an ideaphoric writer, speaker, entrepreneur, social worker and mom trying to do it all from the comfort of her home. Since 1998, she’s been helping others create careers they love by providing work-at-home information and resources through Work-At-Home Success.
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