Finding The Perfect Business: 6 Key criteria

Written by Hamish Hayward

It seems that more and more people are interested in setting up their own small or homebased business these days. Current figures indicate that, inrepparttar USA alone, there are over 25,000,000 people operating a home based business. And just in case you think that many of these businesses are run as hobbies,repparttar 146675 figures show that over 5,000,000 of them have turnovers in excess of $100,000.

Not all of these businesses are internet based of course but, if you are doing business onrepparttar 146676 web, thenrepparttar 146677 world's your oyster and you can multiply those US numbers many times. It's also worth considering that those numbers represent people who are currently involved in their own homebased business. For each of those who already have their business up and running there will be another 4 or 5 who are "thinking about it" - just looking forrepparttar 146678 right opportunity.

So givenrepparttar 146679 huge number of people who want to run their own business, and givenrepparttar 146680 phenomenal power ofrepparttar 146681 internet as a communications/advertising medium, it's hardly surprising that you are continually presented with business opportunities as you surfrepparttar 146682 net - is it?

Websites, pop-ups and pop-unders advertising your road-to-riches abound - not to mention all those email messages that somehow manage to squirm past your spam filter with monotonous regularity.

Of course, a lot of these so called opportunities are complete nonsense. Some of them are fanciful notions conceived by people with no real idea about business. Some of them are out and out scams. Some are completely illegal. Others are genuine business opportunities which, although they would work well for others, just aren't right for you.

However, hidden in amongstrepparttar 146683 hype,repparttar 146684 lies andrepparttar 146685 incredible dreams, there are some very genuine opportunities that could truly change your life. You just need to know what to look for.

The World is Flat - This book by Friedman should open everyone's eyes to work at home potential

Written by Purva Mewar

The New York Times' columnist visits India often. I read about this new book The World is Flat in his interview with a leading Indian National newspaper. The tête-à-tête in general awakened my senses.. most ofrepparttar interview revolved around internet and its major impact on business community in general.  Let us focus upon one facet -repparttar 146643 possibility of making money online.

According to his new book The World is Flat ( and how right he is!) Internet has been successful in providing all of us with a platform to grow. Internet has provided each one of us with an equal opportunity and scope to make use of it and make money online. A simple, single handedly well managed website can earnrepparttar 146644 webmaster a fortune. An idea single mindedly managed did make Sabeer Bhatiarepparttar 146645 'Hotmail guy' a billionaire! Andrepparttar 146646 internet has gone far beyond and its scope has expanded many times since... No more exceptions now. We can all work onrepparttar 146647 internet. work from home. And make money online.

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