Many people would love to be able to build their own home business. The chance to be your own boss, set your own working hours, and be able to work in your pajamas if you wish is a huge draw to so many of us! However, many people forget that a home based business is just that...a business. There are many legitimate home based business opportunities, however, they are not get-rich-quick solutions. They require a lot of hard work and dedication, and at first will more than likely have a slow turn-around in profit. However, if a person is truly dedicated and willing to work hard, it is very possible to create a successful home business.
Another aspect of the home based business opportunity that is often forgotten is that with nearly all opportunities, you can not work solely from home. As a business owner, you are responsible for your own networking, marketing, and advertising. This means you will need to spend time out and about, putting up fliers, brochures, and whatever other advertising avenues you choose to use. You will need to talk to people. In a typical day, we speak to dozens of people, from cashiers at the supermarket, to gas station clerks, to our co-workers and neighbors. Every time you speak to another human being is a chance to promote your business.
The person you are speaking with may not be interested, but they know dozens of people, too, and they might know someone else who would be interested! It never hurts to talk to people...the worst they can do is say no.