Here are a few more business that cost litttle if anything to start up!
Mystery shopping - Do not expect to get rich by secret shopping one location. The key to success is to register with multiple shopping companies and to check your email frequently.
Online teaching - Avoid paying astronomical fees to list your services on websites. Opt instead to choose places that allow you to post ads for free.
Virtual assistant - Set up shop in a quiet part of your home that is free from noise and distractions. Invest in a good headset and pick a home phone plan with unlimited long distance calls.
Product demonstrations - Wear a comfortable pair of shoes because you will be standing on your feet the whole time that you are working.
Wise Bread also lists several issues to consider before you embark on a new money-making venture — issues like assessing your skills, knowing your competitors, and negotiating a price.
Our guess is that this tough economy has more and more people looking for ideas to earn a bit of money on the side.
Anyone out there with a small business or additional work commitment that's helping you earn a few extra bucks?