Business At A Glance
Startup Costs: $2,000 – $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? No
The increase in home based business startupsand the shift to employees working from home as opposed to a corporateoffice has created a terrific opportunity to start a mailing service.Good organizational skills, a postage meter and a desktop computer andprinter are about all that is needed to put this business into action.
A mailing service provides clients services such as newslettermailings, mail merge services, parcel shipping, accepting mail andparcels, and mass mailings of direct mail advertisements and marketingbrochures.
Fees are based on the services provided as well as theamount of mail shipped and received, plus postage charges. The profitpotential is good and should average out to the $25 per hour range.