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Gift Basket Home Business

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Overview of this Business:

If you are creative and love making crafts and working with your hands, this could be an enjoyable business for you.

Pros of this Home Business:

  • If you're creative and have a flair for design, you'll use it every day.
  • Your creations can bring joy to other people.
  • Your services could be in high demand around gift-giving holiday times, but birthdays and anniversaries present demand year-round.

Cons of this Home Business:

  • You'll need an adequate supply of materials on hand at all times.
  • You may need climate-controlled storage if your gift baskets will include perishables.
  • Competition may be stiff in your area. Research carefully.

What You Need to Get Started with this Home Business:

  • A good idea of who your potential clients will be and how best to approach them and win their business.
  • A high level of creative talent and a flair for design.
  • Patience for those times when your designs didn't turn out the way you wanted them to.
  • A strong personality for working with people and getting to understand what they want.
  • Potentially a backup materials supplier for busy times.
  • Inexpensive and reliable means of shipment/delivery.
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