10 Businesses You Can Start Under $20

Category: Best Home Based Businesses Online

Scott Allen, About.com's Entrepreneurs Guide, has a great article on Legitimate Businesses You Can Start on a Shoestring Budget (Under $20). He lists the following options for people wishing to start a business without a lot of capital:

1) Webpreneur
2) Consultant
3) Housesitter / Petsitter
4) Professional Organizer
5) Avon Independent Sales Representative
6) Personal Services - Shopping & Errands
7) Desktop Publishing
8) Tutoring
9) eBay Seller
10) Secretarial Service - Typing / Transcription / Proofreading

You can pretty much do most of these businesses as a home-based business online. Well, especially business ideas #1, #2, #8, and #9. And maybe even #7 and #10 (virtual secretarial/office services). Even Avon has an affiliate programme you can join via LinkShare.Com