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If you would like to start your own business, but just don’t have an idea of what that business could be, why not consider a home business franchise/party plan opportunity. Emma Jones of Enterprise Nation sets out the options.
Home business opportunities come in a number of guises, but what they all offer is the beauty of being your own boss, with the support of a central team. Skincare products company, Arbonne International sums it up well with their line “You’re in business for yourself, but not by yourself.”
Here are some opportunities on the market:
Pampered Chef – a direct seller of kitchen tools where consultants host parties to sell the tools at in home cooking shows and earn a commission on sales.
Avon – is the biggest direct selling beauty company in the world with over 5 million representatives. In the UK Avon has an army of sales reps that’s bigger than our armed forces. That’s because Avon offers an opportunity to work hours that suit and an income that pleases.
Arbonne – products are Swiss-formulated and high quality, and support from the central marketing and business development team is top class.
Music bugs – if music is your passion, how about a franchise running fun, friendly and interactive music and singing classes.
There are many more opportunities like these. Before investing in the starter pack or franchise fee, be sure to check all the details and talk to other franchisees/consultants who will offer a picture of what you can expect. Before you know it, you’ll be your own boss!
Emma Jones is Founder of Enterprise Nation, the home business website and author of ‘Spare Room Start Up – how to start a business from home’ and ‘Working 5 to 9 – how to start a business in your spare time’.
For more franchise ideas, see workingmums’ Franchise Opportunities.