Home-based businesses are a large part of the Australian business community, with nearly one million people running a business from home. Businesses of all sizes are in constant need of bringing in more customers, which is where you come in. Start by pitching some of these small business marketing ideas by Brian Downard and you’ll be sure to impress the first set of clients you begin working with in your area.
According to the Guru of Networking, Ivan Misner, Founder of Business Networking International (BNI), you should belong to at least three of the below seven different types of networking groups, but not more than one of the same type to maximize your exposure.
It may sound harsh, but in my honest opinion and from my own personal experience, I would strongly urge you NOT to start a business at a time when you don’t have a reliable income, don’t have a savings to rely upon and don’t yet know what you want to start.
Take the time to develop your skills at either making your own music, or becoming a pro at mixing, and your side business of dj-ing local events could turn into a much bigger business Though you’ll first need to command a solid knowledge of sound design , mixing and music production before expecting to land your first gig.
NOTE: A home occupation does not include the following: bed and breakfast establishment, boardinghouse, day care facility, display of furniture not made in the home for sale in the home or at an offsite location, landscape contractor, private educational institution, tourist home, or the repair and maintenance of motor vehicles.