Tuesday, July 6, 2010

You Can Too......(Make Money)

It is no news that we are living in rough times, but there are millions of people doing rather well despite this fact. Regular, ordinary, plain "Joe Schmo" people are managing to keep their heads above water and many of them are doing it in the comfort of their own home. You many have already guessed what this post is about. That's right... the home based business world is growing bigger all the time. The success rate for home based businesses is around 70%. For those of you who are not aware, 70% success rate for businesses is staggeringly good. On top of that, more and more resources are coming available that make it easier and cheaper to start an online or home based business.

All it really takes is to stop and think a little and add to that a little bit of research and you can find a way to make money from home. Additionally, it is very possible to make a decent living from home. Some online businesses are even built on top of other online businesses. It really comes down to an age old idea that if you can find a need and fulfill that need, you can make a lot of money. I challenge you, and it is an easy challenge, to do a little sniffing around to see what opportunities are available. There are many different kinds of platforms specifically tailored for use by people who have a skill or talent or idea to make money with. If you find the right platform that provides the proper foundation and framework for what you need to do, the only thing left is for you to do is do it.

One such resource is etsy. This website gives people a platform to sell handmade items and supplies. It has given a money making opportunity to people whom, without it, would just be dabbling with some crafty little hobby. The variety and craftsmanship of the sellers at etsy is endless. Each seller gets their own online shop from which they can present and sell their wares. You may have never given much thought to magnets, but take a look at this shop called StuckTogether. So much goes into the detail, beauty, and value of items like those found at StuckTogether and you won't find these things just anywhere. Each item from these lone vendors comes with a cherisable rarity. Many items are one of a kind. StuckTogether is just one of the many shops you can go to as a buyer to find unique gift ideas. The items range from practical to whimsical.

Maybe you have a knack for making something. Maybe people would find your creation useful or amusing. Maybe someone would be willing to pay money for your creation. Turn your hobby or craft into a money machine. Many people have already proven it can be done and places like etsy have helped to pave the way. The rest is up to you. This may be starting to sound like a blog version of an infomercial. I just wanted to throw out an idea for anyone looking for a way to make some extra money using what you may already have at your disposal.

Good luck to you and I hope this helped.
By: Anthony Hall

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