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Top 5 home business for women.
These days with inflation on the rise women usually wonder what they can do to earn some extra income. In this article I will talk about 5 business that women can do from the comfort of their home to earn some extra money.
If you are fifty plus and you need something to pass the time and are a graduate/post graduate starting coaching classes is a good option for you. You can either join a coaching class to do this or you can take classes in your own home. You have to bear in mind a few points before you start coaching classes.They are-
There should be a seating place of 30-40 students if you are starting coaching classes at your own home.
There should be plenty of ventilation and light in the room. Drinking water should be easily available.
Try to buy chairs which have writing pads attached to their arms. Students can easily keep their books on them.
If you are planning to appoint teachers in your coaching center appoint those with experience and matching qualification.
These days education is costly and students cannot pay fees all at once. Encourage installment system in paying fees so that the students can pay you without much stress.
Try to pay personal attention to weak students. This will increase your reputation.
Be patient and loving with your students. Don't scold them often. It will tarnish your image too.
If you enjoy spending time with children, you can use this to earn more money. It is seen that many housewives get lonely at home. Starting a crutch is a good time pass and an opportunity to earn more.This concept is the most popular in metro cities. Children between 2-5 years of age are kept in crutches by working parents. One can spread pamphlets, banners and publicize crutches in newspapers. This may take some money but the success of a crutch depends on good publicity.Only when working parents get information about your crutch will they be interested in sending their child to you. It can take 20,000-25,000 to start a crutch and no course is required to run it. The area should be clean and hygienic. No registration and paper work is required to start a crutch. Keep toys and play things in your crutch.You can even start dance, crafts and arts classes to keep your crutch going.
A successful crutch has all that children need. Children like to spend time at a place which has toys and related entertainment. Normally children are placed in a crutch from morning 8 a.m to evening 7 p.m. Some crutches offer breakfast, lunch and dinner to children. For this parents are charged extra. To run a crutch you should be polite and friendly. Lot of patience is required in dealing with children, especially naughty ones. Maintain a first aid box in your crutch so that children can be treated if they get injured playing.
The best part about starting a boutique is that it can be done from home and a woman need not go outside. Too much investment is also not required. You can convert a corner of your home into a boutique. All you need initially is a sewing machine, some buttons and few fabrics. You can specialize in one field in your boutique. For example ladies dresses. Many women have started boutiques and met with success. If you are able to start a boutique which produces men's wear, children's wear, women's wear etc your boutique will get much better chances for success. If you want your boutique to run you should be able to provide as many facilities to the customer as possible. Try to present your dresses in the latest fashion as per the demands of today. It helps if you can keep a tailor in your boutique. Also keep specialized people in your boutique who can do tie and dye, embroidery etc. Negotiate with them on their wages.
It is necessary to be well versed with the retest styles and fashion. For information on the latest fashions visit the malls, read fashion magazines and search the internet. There are a few factors to keep into mind when deciding the sales price of your dresses. Firstly, see how much you have spent in preparing a dress. This should include labor costs, embroidery costs, tie and dye costs, tailoring costs etc. Also keep an aye on the costs incurred on accessories like beads, buttons etc. Then you have to bear in mind the cost incurred on electricity, phone usage etc. After all these factors have been considered, you may decide on your selling price. Be confident to take on any problems like labor problems, lack of adequate resources etc.
Travel agency is another home business one can start. In this you can also deal with air tickets and packages. There are two type of agents who deal with air tickets. One is IATA(International Air Transport Association Agent)and the other one is non IATA. For becoming a non IATA agent, no specialized qualification is required. You should be a 10+2 with working knowledge of computers and internet. You may contact IATA agents also to get more knowledge on this subject. You should have the ability to talk and deal with people. To start this business you should have access to a computer and phone. A non-IATA agent does not need registration of any kind as per law. But the non-IATA agent agent would nevertheless be required to contact IATA agents for purchase of air tickets. This is because IATA agents have a direct dealing with the airlines. You can purchase tickets from the IATA and then sell them to your clients.
First thing you have to do is to purchase tickets for your clients through current dated cheques.The amount required for this is between 50,000 to 2 lakhs. Once you gain goodwill you can get tickets on a 7 day re-payment period. This means you can get tickets from your IATA agent without payment, sell them to your client and then pay your IATA agent within a period of 7 days once you receive payment from your client. As you keep increasing your goodwill the IATA agent will increase your re-payment period to 30 days. You can get profits anywhere between 25,000 to a few lakhs of rupees depending on your goodwill and fame.
One can also start working on 'tours and packages' in which you have ties with hotels. You have to send clients to the hotels. These 'tours and packages' can either be domestic or international.
Cyber cafe business
Many women are running the cyber cafe business successfully. Previously the cyber cafe and computer training institute business used to be male dominated. But now women are also running this business successfully. To start a cyber cafe cum computer training institute one needs an investment of 1 lakh. One can take a bank loan for the purpose. Housewives can earn a monthly income of 15,000-20,000 per month. A woman should be computer literate for this. Graduation may be essential. One can start teaching basic vocational courses like animation, Photoshop, internet & email awareness, MS word, MS Excel, PowerPoint etc. Cyber cafe and basic computer teaching can provide good opportunities to housewives to earn some extra cash.
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