Tag Archives: Business Start-ups

Business Idea #8 Virtual Assistant Business

Here is a business that is actually thriving on recession.  Many businesses big and small no longer has a full time receptionist or administrator.  Outsourcing has become a trend in an effort to reduce office overhead expenses.  As a result, the virtual assistant is an option for many businesses.

A Virtual Assistant (typically abbreviated to VA, also called a virtual office assistant)  is an entrepreneur who provides professional administrative, technical, or creative (social) assistance to clients from a home office.  read more

Business Idea #6 – Home-based gift basket service

A home-based gift basket service is a low-cost start-up business.  The most important ingredients necessary to run this business are:  creativity, imagination, and organization. Gift baskets can be customized to fit the individual or corporate gift recipient.  It can range … read more

Business idea #2 – A Personal Chef Mobile Service

Personal chefs service offers an alternative to frozen foods, fast foods and restaurant foods.  Well-trained personal chefs customize nutritious meals according to the health requirements of their clients and prepare foods at the clients’ home.  The chef would do the … read more

Self Employment- fastest growing segment in Canada’s economy

The current recession is sparking a new wave of small business startups in Canada as more and more Canadians who were laid-off from work are taking pro-active steps in reorganizing their affairs.   This new breed of entrepreneurs resulting from poor … read more