Business At A Glance
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? No
‘Wanted: craftspeople to buildcustom-designed mailboxes. Flexible homebased work hours and a wage of$20 per hour offered.’ If this is the type of employment advertisementthat would attract you, then why not start your own mailboxmanufacturing business?
The business can be launched on an initialinvestment of less than $500 and operated on a part- or full-time basisfrom home. The completed mailboxes can be sold on a wholesale basis toretailers or directly to consumers via a booth at a busy weekend fleamarket or craft show. Remember the financial goal of operating abusiness does not always mean that you necessarily desire a $100,000per year income. Sometimes just the fact that you are making a fewextra dollars operating your own business is all the financial rewardand personal satisfaction you need.