1. Child Day Care Service. Because more parents must work outside the home, there will always be a demand for child care. But with the concerns about quality child care, more people are moving away from the large day care schools, and turning to friends, neighbors, people they know from school functions and PTA meetings, and finding child care providers by word of mouth. 2. Freelance Photography Service. If you constantly get compliments on your photography skills, and you love to take pictures, you could start your own home based photography business, and work at home. You can improve your chance of success by specializing in niches like jewelry photography, baby photography... 3. Home Based Secretarial Service. Typically, you will perform services for independent professionals, sole proprietors, and home or small businesses that do not need or have a budget for a full-time secretary. 4. Computer Repair and Maintainance Service. If you have a flair for computers and software, you could start a computer repair and maintainance business. Your services may range from changing hard disks, upgrading RAM, installing software, etc. 5. Cleaning Service. A cleaning service, or maid service, can be either residential or commercial cleaning services, or both. Initially you can focus on cleaning apartments and homes. Then, after you have mastered the service, you may grow to service commercial establishments like offices, stores. 6. Wedding Planning Service. If you like to work with people, enjoy planning big parties, and are good at negotiating and networking, you might consider becoming a wedding consultant. 7. Pet Grooming and Day Care Service. If you love pets, pet grooming can be a very profitable business, because most people are willing to pay well for someone to groom and look after their pet while being sensitive to the pet??™s behavior and needs. 8. Home-Based Answering Service. This virtual service has relatively low overhead, and is easy to run. And depending upon your quality of service and professionalism, you can earn a very healthy income doing this from your home office. 9. Selling on eBay and Other Online Auctions. E-selling can be done at any time, place, or on any day of the week. All it takes is an internet connection to your PC. If mastered, eBay business can be very lucrative and addictive too! 10. Catering Service. If you love to cook, this can be a very rewarding career. You can provide catering service to office goers in your local area. Once your service becomes popular through word of mouth, you may then cater small gatherings, kid's parties, birthdays etc.