There are tens of thousands of people all over the country who are at this very moment considering starting their own business. Many of these people are considering a home-based business, for very good reasons. On average, you can expect to have two to three careers during your tenor as a worker, being your own boss for one of those is a dream come true.

If you are sick of the traditional nine-to-five workday doldrum, then opening your own business is what you want to do next. If you are willing to work hard and take a chance, owning a business might be for you. But if you do, don’t forget to hire a Los Angeles business lawyer. And if you need some ideas about the types of businesses you should look into, we have several.

Bicycle Repair Shop

In many parts of the country, this is a seasonal business. But we are in Los Angeles, so you will have work all year long. This is a perfect fit for somebody who is handy with tools and knows how to adjust gears, fix flats and replace bike seats. Before diving into this field, you should probably have at least some passion for the sport and know the difference between a road bike and a mountain bike.

Chimney Sweep

Training to be a chimney sweep is a good idea, training to become a chimney sweep and chimney inspector is a great idea as you can cover more than just the cleaning part; you get to inspect chimneys to see if they are in good working order.

Computer Repair

If you have the skills, you could delve into the world of computer repair. Let’s face it, most everybody owns at least one computer and totally panic when they can’t get it to work properly. Besides, computers aren’t going anywhere and will be a huge part of our lives for a long time. So you shouldn’t suffer a shortage of work.

If you establish yourself as a top-tier computer repair person, you can take your services to the corporate world and repair computers for other small businesses.

Cleaning Service

Many small business owners need to hold a certain set of skills. If you want to repair computers, you need to know how to fix computers, if you want to own a bike repair shop, well, you get the picture.

But you don’t need any sort of skill set to open a cleaning business, except the gumption to work hard. You can choose to clean houses for a living or you can choose to clean office buildings or other commercial buildings.

Editorial Services

If you have mastered the written word and are well-versed in the English language, you can provide editorial services. From copy editing to magazine article writing to web page content provider, the possibilities for a skilled writer are great.

Interior Decorator

If you know which rug would be the perfect rug to bring a room together, then perhaps you should become an interior decorator, man.