How to Compare Two Home Business Choices: Your Labor or Our Networking

“Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying basic fundamentals.” Jim Rohn

Annemarie Berukoff
5 min readFeb 23, 2024


In challenging economic times, every smart justification can be made to seek a successful home business for the right benefits and independent financial future security.

There is no creative shortage of home-based business ideas and programs where core success is achieved with marketing plans to get customers and sales. Every home business needs to fulfill four main factors:





In simple terms, there are two main categories to work from home each requiring 3 steps to easily compare and contrast.

Category A: You apply your own labor, capital, expertise; work your own hours, and earn net profits after gross expenses…production, research, advertising, employees, accounting, etc.

Category B: You plug into a large successful network marketing company, help to market their products, work with a like-minded team, and earn residual multi-level commissions.

A. Start a Home Business from Scratch

There are definitely many opportunities to work at home with skills and aptitude as a home-based service:

— If you have a truck, you can start a clean-up/hauling business.

— Start a home /apartment cleaning service.

— Start a daycare facility (meeting supervisory guidelines)

— Operate hair/esthetics salon.

— Supply fresh flowers to area restaurants or offices if you have a garden

— Turn a ceramics hobby into a personalized coffee mug business.

— Design miniature painting fridge magnets and slogans. Local bazaars abound with craft based home based initiatives.

Here are 3 basic steps to get a home business started on your own:

STEP 1: Do basic market research…define your customers who would buy from you.



Annemarie Berukoff

Retired teacher — Affiliate Marketer, Big Picture Wisdom, author 4 e-books: social media teens, eco-fiction ecology