Results for - Home Based Businesses

2,327 voters participated in this survey

1. Do you now have or have you ever had your own home based business?

Yes, I do now
12%
267 votes
Yes, but not anymore
18%
409 votes
No
71%
1,624 votes

2. What type of business did you have?

Personal services (dog walking, house sitting, shopping, home care, cleaning services)
7%
150 votes
Representative (Avon, Mary Kay, Tupperware, etc.)
5%
110 votes
Business services (answering phones, bookkeeping, etc.)
4%
84 votes
Online sales (ebay, amazon, personal website, etc.)
6%
134 votes
Child care
2%
38 votes
Other (please specify)
8%
178 votes
Not Applicable
70%
1,606 votes

3. If you do/did have your own home based business, what was the hardest part for you?

Finding new customers
11%
261 votes
Staying or getting organized
4%
92 votes
Keeping records
4%
96 votes
Finding help (when needed)
4%
84 votes
The red tape (business licensing, insurance, etc.)
4%
98 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
37 votes
Not Applicable
70%
1,618 votes
Not enough profit/income; expenses too high to make profit
11%
253 votes

4. If you used to have a home based business but no longer do, would you ever want to start another one?

Yes
9%
215 votes
No
11%
252 votes
Undecided
7%
172 votes
Not Applicable
72%
1,661 votes

5. More and more home based businesses are opened every year, do you think that home based businesses are the way of the future as more and more people are frustrated with barely getting by working for someone else?

Yes
39%
894 votes
No
15%
349 votes
Undecided
46%
1,057 votes
03/24/2019 Business 2327 23 By: momathome

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