If you are sitting in a cubicle this very moment reading this article, you might be thinking to yourself there has got to be something better out there. Not the article, the article is fine, we are talking about your job. You are thinking that you have enough smarts and enough experience that you should take that leap forward and start your very own business.

We think that is a great idea.

There are probably tens of thousands of people just like you, people looking for something better than their lousy 9 to 5 jobs. Some people aim very high, like starting up an internet marketing company that employees thousands of people while others prefer doing something on their own and working from their home or vehicle. Either way, it is admirable and they have our entire support.

Just know that whether you are considering operating a big business, or running an accounting business from your home, it’s a good idea to look into office equipment leasing. No matter how big or small your company, leasing the equipment you need to succeed might be cost-effective.

Now, as for what you want to do as far as your new company is concerned, here are a few ideas.


If you are a whiz with numbers and pretty handy with a calculator, then you might want to consider becoming an accountant.

Think about all of the small business owners out there who need somebody to help them manage their money, file their taxes and give them good advice.

Bicycle Repair

In many parts of the country, this is a business that might be seasonal. But if you live in an area where people take their bikes our year round, it is something to consider.

You can rent a small shop or even work out of your garage and repair bikes for a living. Biking is a very popular sport and people need to keep up on bike maintenance.

Chimney Sweep

When you read that, many of you envisioned a British guy in a top hat, covered in soot, either that or Dick Van Dyke.

Anyway, learning to become a chimney sweep and chimney inspector can be a viable way to make a living.

Cleaning Service

There are many directions you can take with a cleaning service. You can spend your days tidying up residential houses or you can focus on retail businesses to make good money.

Restaurants are in need of somebody to come in a degrease their kitchens and can be a source of steady income.

Computer Repair

There are many people out there who have the know-how to fix a computer. In this age of technology, going into this type of business could be very profitable.

Of course, you will be needing some equipment that might make more sense to lease instead of own.

Editorial Services

It is very important that written materials going out to clients, customers and other businesses be free from misspellings, bad punctuation and other errors.

If you are handy with words and have editing skills, there are a number of ways in which you can make money.

From copywriting to ghostwriting to proofreading, good editors and great writers are needed all of the time for some pretty big projects that pay well.

Electronics Repair

If you are handy with small tools and know what makes an iPod tick, you could quit your lousy job and make a living repairing electronics. It’s not like we are going to stop producing electronic devices anytime soon. In fact, this is a job that will likely only become more in demand.

Event Planner

If you are the one who organizes the office birthday parties and such, perhaps you should consider becoming an event planner.

Basically, an event planner is the same thing as organizing a birthday party, only on a much bigger scale. You get to meet with big businesses and plan their big events, everything from the venue to what will be served.

Interior Decorator

People purchasing a new home can often be overwhelmed by all of the possibilities in home decorating. It’s a good thing for them you know your way around any house.

You know just what color to paint the living room and what type of bed covering goes on the bed in the master bedroom.

Personal Trainer

If you are the type of person who loves hanging out at the gym and works out all of the time, then becoming a personal trainer should be second nature.

Being a personal trainer means you get paid to workout and motivate other people. That’s right, you get paid to workout. That is so cool.

Appliance Repair

Every day there are clothes washers, refrigerators and dishwashers going out in people’s houses. Then there is that moment of panic when they realize food is going to go bad or they can;t wash their favorite pair of jeans until the appliances are fixed.

This is when they call you.

You are the one who drives your leased van to their home and fixes their broken appliances, ensuring that the ice cream won’t melt and their favorite jeans will be clean.

Play your cards right in this profession and you could make a really good living and meet a lot of interesting people along the way.

If you are going into business for yourself, give Trimac a call and see if equipment leasing is a smart option.