Start a Business

Are you an entrepreneur? Have you ever wanted to start a business? Work from home?

If you have, I have two great business ideas for you.

The business world today is absolutely crazy. Working as an employee for a larger business used to be the way to go. A reliable work schedule, reliable income…but nothing about the business world is reliable any more.

The bottom line wins out over employee interests every time. This creates long, irregular hours; layoffs; plant closings; constant pressure.

Starting a business can be a great way to bring your life back under control. Within reason, you can create your own hours. And you can do something fun and creative in the process.

Let’s start.

Start Your Own Faux Painting Business

Do you enjoy painting and do-it-yourself projects around the house? If so, starting a faux painting business may be the right choice for you.

Due to the recent emergence of faux finishing, professional faux finish painters are in high demand.

You can create your own hours, pick and choose your jobs, and make an excellent income in the process.

So what do you have to do to start a faux painting business?

The first and most important advice I can give you is: Take Faux Finishing Classes .

Learn from my mistakes. I decided at one point several years ago to start my own faux painting business. I had done some very good faux finishes around my own house. And I enjoyed painting. So I decided, “what the heck”, I’ll give it a try.


My first three jobs were decidedly mediocre. That is not to say they were bad by any means, they just weren’t up to what I saw as “professional” standard.

And I had a decidedly bad experience with a couple who demanded their money back mere days after gushing they “loved” what I had done with their bathroom.

Aside from that, I was very uncomfortable giving estimates. I hadn’t the slightest idea what I should be charging per hour or job worked, nor how long any paint job should take me.

I grew very frustrated.

Then I decided to attend faux painting classes. It was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.

I learned more than just faux finishing techniques, I learned how to run my business like a professional painter, from the most common charges to giving estimates and dealing with customers.

The best part about taking faux painting classes is…if they are related to your business, they’re tax deductible.

Click here for some helpful tips and information for choosing faux painting classes.

Work From Home

Most of us have dreamed at one time or another of working entirely from home. Spending the day in our pajamas, drinking coffee and listening to the radio, going for walks. Even working in the middle of the night and sleeping all day, if that is the way our mood strikes us.

Sound like a pipe dream? It doesn’t have to be.

I know…you’ve heard all this before. “Make thousands of dollars a week working from home!” On infomercials, get rich quick schemes, pyramid schemes, classified ads, and thousands of others.

We all know, they don’t work. We’ve already learned the old adage, “if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is”.

Entirely true. Nothing outside of winning the lottery is achieved without hard work and dedication.

What I’m mentioning here is not a “get rich quick” scheme. It is a genuine business that takes time, dedication, and work.

Believe me, just like everyone else, I was very very skeptical. But I finally decided, “what the hell” it was worth a shot, because I’ve always dreamed of working from home.

This website,, is the fruit of those labors, and it took very little monetary investment on my part.

If you go to the bottom of the page you will see a banner that says “Powered by Site Build It!” Site Build It (SBI) is a fantastic company that has given thousands of people just like me the ability to “work from home” and earn very good money doing it.

But beware…this is not a get rich quick proposition. SBI compares their business concept to the tortoise and the hare…the tortoise always wins out, but it takes some time and dedication. This concept is absolutely why SBI works.

I’ve put up a page entirely dedicated to information on SBI and what it has to offer.

If working from home interests you at all, you owe it to yourself to check it out.

Click here for information on SBI and what it can do for you.

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