legitimate home business ideas
legitimate home business ideas

Legitimate Home Business Ideas to fit Your Life Plan

Finding legitimate home business ideas comes from your heart. If you know what your life plan is you will be able to draw upon your own ideas and passions to create the type of home based business that will work for you and your family. One thing to keep in mind is that your home based business is suppose to work for you once you get it up and running.

I have compiled a list of work at home businesses below. If they are highlighted then I have found further information for that business. I have valuable free information for the work at home internet enthusiast as well. See my article; Looking for a legitimate home based business?

If you don't want to start from scratch here is a list of home based business opportunities that are already to run.

Legitimate Home Business Ideas

A - Legitimate Home Business Ideas

Adventure and Tourism
Advertising Agency
Advertising Copywriter
Advertising Maps
Advertising Sheets
Advertising specialties
Advertising Specialty Sales
Aerobics Classes
Amusement Rides, Inflatable
Animal Behavior Consultant
Answering Service
Antifreeze Recycling Services
Antique and Collectibles Dealer
Antique Book and Magazine Dealer
Apartment Locator
Appliance Repair

Aroma Therapist
Art Consultant
Art Gallery
Art Restoration
Artist Management
Artist, Freelance
Assembling Products
Association Management Service
Astrological Charts
Audio tape duplication
Auto detailing
Auto parts sales
Auto Sales

Legitimate Home Business Ideas

B - Legitimate Home Business Ideas

Baby Handprint and Footprint Bronzing Service
Baby Proofing Service
Baby Shoe Bronzing Service
Balloon Animals
Balloon Decorating
Balloon Rides
Band leader
Basketball Tournaments
Baskets, Specialty

Battery Reconditioning

Beauty Consultant

Bed and Breakfast

Bee Keeper
Bicycle Repair
Bicycle sales
Bill Auditing Service
Billiards, Amateur League

Birthday Party Business
Birthday Greeting Card Service
Blind Cleaning
Book Sales


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Bookkeeping Service

Braille Transcribing
Building/Home Inspection Service
Bulletin Board Advertising Service
Bulletin board sysop
Bumper Stickers
Business Broker
Business Consultant

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Business Financing Service
Business Network Organizer
Business Plan Consultant
Business Plan Writer
Business turnarounds

Legitimate Home Business Ideas

C - Legitimate Home Business Ideas

Cabinet maker
Cabinet Making

Candy Business

Candy Wrappers

Cake Decorating

Candle Making
Car detailing
Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet and upholstery

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Chair Caning
Cheese Making
Child Care Service
Childbirth Instructor
Children's Clothes
Children's Transportation Service
Chimney Sweep
Cleaning Broker
Cleaning Service Commercial
Cleaning, House/Apartment

Clock Maker

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Clock Repair

Clip Art
Closet Organizer
Clothing and Accessories Design
Coach (personal or business)


Coffee & Espresso Shop

Coin Dealer
Collectibles dealer
Collection Agency
Collections service
Color Consultant
Commercial Artist
Commercial photographer
Communications Expert
Computer Animator
Computer Bulletin Board Owner
Computer Consultant
Computer Data Back-Up Service
Computer Programmer
Computer Repair
Computer Training
Computer Tutor for Adults
Computer Tutor for Children

Concert Promotion
Concrete construction and repair

Construction Management Consultant
Consultant, Agricultural
Consultant, Air Quality
Consultant, Art
Consultant, Beauty
Consultant, Business
Consultant, Color
Consultant, Computer
Consultant, Environmental
Consultant, Home Business
Consultant, Home Security
Consultant, Image
Consultant, Internet
Consultant, Landscaping
Consultant, Small Business
Consultant, Time Management
Consultant, Wedding

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Contractor Referral Service
Cookbook Sales

Cookie Business

Co-Op Coupons
Copy Service
Copywriter, Online
Correspondence Club
Cosmetics Sales
Costume Design
Coupon Books
Craft Broker
Craft Supplies Catalog
Crafts Instructor
Crafts, Making

Credit and Debt Counseling Service
Currency auctions

Legitimate Home Business Ideas

D - Legitimate Home Business Ideas

Dance Instructor
Dating and Escort Service
Daycare Center
Daycare for Adults

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Decorative Concrete

Decorative Wall Painting

Dental Claims Processing
Designer Pet Clothing
Designer Pet Houses
Desktop Publishing
Desktop Video
Dinner Delivery Service
Direct Sales
Directory Publisher
Disk Duplication
Diversity Consultant
Dog Trainer

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Dog Walker
Doll Maker

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Dried Floral Arrangements
Driving Service
Dry Cleaning Pick-Up and Delivery Service

Legitimate Home Business Ideas

E - Legitimate Home Business Ideas

eBay Consignment Sales


Editorial & Graphic Design
Elder Services
Email Processing
Embossed Stationery
Employee Trainer
Employment Agency
Engineering Consultant
Environmental cleanup service
Environmental restoration
Errand Service
Event Management
Event Planner

Executive recruiter
Expert Services Broker
Expert Witness
Export Agent
Ezine Publishing

Legitimate Home Business Ideas

- Legitimate Home Business Ideas


Failure evaluation
Family Tree Researcher

Feng Shui Consultant
Filing Systems
Finance Broker
Financial Advisor
Financial Planner
Firewood Supplier
Fish Tank/Bird Cage Maintenance and Sales
Fishing Guide
Fishing Supplies

Fishing Equipment

Fishing Equipment
Floral Arrangements
Food Delivery Service
Forum Manager
Framing (Picture) Service
Franchise Consultant
Franchise Owner
Free Give-Aways
Freebie Ad Magazines
Freelance Artist
Freelance Photographer
Freelance Writer

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Furniture Restoration and Refurbishment

Legitimate Home Business Ideas

- Legitimate Home Business Ideas

Garage Sales
Garage Sales Promotion

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Garden Consultant
Ghost Writer
Gift Basket Service
Gift Baskets, Gourmet

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Gourmet Jam and Jelly
Grant Proposal Consultant
Grant Proposal Writer
Graphic Artist
Greeting Card Sending Service
Greeting Cards

Grocery Shopping Service

Guitar Lessons

Gun Smith

Legitimate Home Business Ideas

H - Legitimate Home Business Ideas

Handmade Soaps
Handyman / Woman Service
Hauling Service
Healthcare Consultant
Herb and Spice Business
Herb Gardener
Herb Wreaths and Crafts
Home Accessories Sales
Home Automotive Tune-up Service
Home Business Consultant
Home Decorating
Home Furnishings
Home Healthcare Agency
Home Inspection Service
Home Maintenance
Home Office Organizer
Home Organizer

Home Plan Designer
Home Security Consultant
Home Swapping Registry

Home Theatre Design

Home-Made Booklets
Homemade Foods
Horse Boarding
Horse Exerciser
Hospital Bill Auditing
House Sitting Registry
Household Management
House-Sitting Service
How-To Videos
Human Resources Consultant
Hunting Guide

Legitimate Home Business Ideas

- Legitimate Home Business Ideas

Image Consultant
Image Transfer
Import/Export Business

Independent Contractor
Index books
Indoor Environmental Tester
Indoor Fountains
Information Broker
Insurance Sales
Interior Decorating
International Consultant
Internet Consultant
Internet marketing
Internet Marketing
Internet Publisher
Internet Recruiting
Internet software developer

Inventory Control Service
Inventory Taping Service
Invitation Printing

Legitimate Home Business Ideas

- Legitimate Home Business Ideas

Janitorial service
Janitorial supplies
Jewelry Designer
Jewelry Sales
Jewelry, Wire

Junk Car Removal

Legitimate Home Business Ideas

L- Legitimate Home Business Ideas

Lamaze Instructor
Landscaping Consultant
Landscaping Service
Laundry Service
Lawn Maintenance

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Lawn Mower and Motor Repair
Lawn Sign Rentals
Legal Transcription Service
Limousine Service
Lingerie Sales
Literary agent
Loan consultant
Locating Service
Long Distance Telecommunications Products

Legitimate Home Business Ideas

- Legitimate Home Business Ideas

Mail House
Mail order business
Mailing list management
Mailing List Service
Mailing service
Make-Up Artist
Management Consultant
Manufacturer’s sales representative
Market Research
Marketing Consultant
Massage Therapy

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Matchmaker Service
Meals for Handicapped
Medical Billing

Medical Claims Processing
Medical Coding
Medical Office Consultant
Medical Transcription Service

Meeting and Event Planner
Menu Planner
Mini-blind Cleaning Service
Mobile Car Wash/Detailing Service
Mobile Disc Jockey
Mobile Manicurist
Mobile Notary Public
Mobile Pet Groomer
Mobile Puppet Theater
Moving Service
Multimedia Presentation Creation
Music Lessons

Music Record Label

Mystery Shopper

Legitimate Home Business Ideas

- Legitimate Home Business Ideas

Name Certificates
Nanny Finding Service
Nature Hikes
Network Marketing Business
New-Mom Care
News Media/Multimedia Production

Newsletter production for clients
Newsletter Production for Clients
Newsletter Publishing
Newspaper Clipping Service
Nonfiction writer
Notary Public
Novelty T-shirt sales
Nutritional Supplements Sales

Legitimate Home Business Ideas

- Legitimate Home Business Ideas

Office Cleaning

Office Organizer

Office Plant Care
Office Services
One-man Band
Online Internet Training
Online Newspaper
Online Researcher/Abstractor
Online Retailer
Outdoor Adventures

Legitimate Home Business Ideas

- Legitimate Home Business Ideas

Packing/Unpacking Service

Paper Recycling
Party Catering
Party Plan Sales
Party Planner
Payroll Service
Personal Chef
Personal Concierge
Personal Fitness Trainer
Personal Shopper
Personal Sports Scorecards
Personalized Stationery
Pet Breeding
Pet Fashions
Pet Food and Supplies Delivery

Pet Grooming Service
Pet Hotel
Pet Matching Service
Pet Photography Service
Pet Products
Pet Show Business
Pet Sitting/Home-Care Service
Pet Transportation
Pet Walking
Pet Waste Cleanup

Petting Zoo Owner


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Photos to Video, Transferring
Photos, 3-D
Piano Tuner
Picture Framing
Planning and Organizing Businesses
Plant Nursery (raise and sell house plants and annuals)
Pool Cleaning
Portrait and Wedding Photography
Portrait Artist
Potted Plants
Poultry Farmer
Pregnancy Fitness Class
Print Broker
Printer Toner Recharging
Printing Broker
Printing Business, Small
Printing, Invitations
Private Investigator
Private Practice Consultant
Process Server
Product Assembly
Product Development Consultant
Professional Organizer
Property Damage Appraisal Service
Property Manager
Proposal Consultant
Public Relations Agency
Public Relations Specialist
Public Speaker

Legitimate Home Business Ideas

Q - Legitimate Home Business Ideas

Quilt Shop

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R - Legitimate Home Business Ideas

Raising and Racing Horses
Real Estate Appraiser
Real Estate Magazine
Recipe Collections
Referral Service
Relocation Consultant
Reminder Service
Remodeling Contractor
Remodeling Service


Restaurant Booking Service
Restaurant Delivery Service
Resume Writing Service
Retail Consultant
Reunion Organizer
Risk Management Consultant
River Rafting Guide

Rod and Reel Repair

Roommate Finding Service
Rubber Stamps

Legitimate Home Business Ideas

- Legitimate Home Business Ideas

Safety Consultant
Sales coach or trainer
School Photographer

Scuba Instructor
Screen Printing
Search Engine Marketing
Search Engine Optimization
Secret Shopper
Secretarial Service

Security Consultant
Security Video Service
Self Defense Instructor
Self Publishing
Self-Improvement Seminars
Seminar Producer
Seminar Promotion
Seminars and Workshops
Seniors Exercise Classes
Sewing Crafts

Shareware Programmer
Sharpening Service
Shopping Service
Show Promoting
Shuttle Service
Sightseeing Tours
Sign Design and Painting
Sign Language Interpreter
Small Business Consultant
Snow Removal Service
Software Creation
Software Trainer
Song Writer
Speakers Agency
Special Event Videos
Specialty Consultant
Stained Glass
Subscription Newsletter
Swimming Pool Maintenance

Legitimate Home Business Ideas

T - Legitimate Home Business Ideas

Tarot Reader
Tax Return Preparation Service


Technical Writer
Telemarketing Service
Telephone Answering Service
Telephone Service Reseller
Temporary Help Agency
Time Management Consultant
Tool Rental Service
Tour Guide
Training Consultant
Transcript Digesting Service
Transcription Services
Transferring Photos to Video
Translation Service

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Travel Agency
Travel Agency, Specialty
Travel Club
T-Shirt Design
Tupperware Sales

TV Repair
Typing Service

Legitimate Home Business Ideas

- Legitimate Home Business Ideas

Used books
Used Cars
Used CDs
Utility Auditing

- Legitimate Home Business Ideas

Vacation House Swap Service
VCR Repair
Vending Machine Business
Video Duplication Service
Video Taping Service
Virtual Assistant
Vitamin/Nutrition/Weight Loss Product Sales
Voice Impersonator
Voice Instructor
Voice Over

- Legitimate Home Business Ideas

Web content provider
Web Hosting Services
Web Marketing
Web Site Development
Web Site Hosting
Website Design
Website Development
Wedding Consultant
Wedding Coordinator
Wedding Planner
Wedding Video Service

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Welcoming Service


Wholesale Distribution and Brokering

Window Cleaning

Window Tinting

Window Washing Service
Windshield Repair
Wood Crafts

Word Processing
Workshops, Seminars and
Write Audio Cassette Scripts
Write Book Jacket Blurbs
Write Company Bibliographies
Write Publicity Releases
Writing Audio Cassette Scripts
Writing Press Releases

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Y - Legitimate Home Business Ideas

Yard Clean Up

Hopefully these legitimate home business ideas have helped you on your new journey of starting your home based business. One thing that I find very important when looking for work at home ideas is to be sure that if fits your life plan and your small business plan. Starting with a firm foundation and creating a business that will allow you to follow your dreams, desires and lifestyle is the most rewarding achievement any small business owner could ask for.

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