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
Seminars, auctions, plays, trade shows andbusiness conventions generally have one thing in common: They requireevent programs to be distributed to the people in attendance to letthem know what’s going on, what’s for sale and what’s coming up next.Starting a desktop publishing business that designs and produces eventprograms is a very easy new business enterprise to launch.
A computerand a good printer is about all you’ll need to get started creatingevent programs initially, until the business is established, at whichpoint you may want to consider the addition of a scanner, bindingmachine and high speed photocopier. Furthermore, specializing in shortproduction runs will give you an advantage on the competition, as thelarger and more established printing firms typically require largerruns to justify setup time and operating overheads.