Maybe you’ve heard the title above. Yes, a lot of successful young entrepreneurs with starting their business than just a hobby. There is a hobby of collecting antiques, and later became a businessman antique. There also are pleased to have kept fish, ornamental fish, then become entrepreneurs even housewives, who like to cook and try new recipes and then transformed into a famous catering. Hobby is easy to implement. Even the right word, hobby difficult to be abandoned. Efforts generally started from a hobby turned into a success. This is because they love their work and are eager to continue to enhance learning ability.
But not all hobbies can be a business, you know, the following characteristics of a hobby that can be used as a business. If these features exist in yourself, then be prepared to be the next successful entrepreneur
Never Give Up
Do you have a hobby that is still fun even if carried out repeatedly and continuously? If yes, you have a point to make the hobby as a business. However, if you feel bored quickly when executing continuous hobby, then it means that the two indications. First, it’s not your second hobby you really cannot make the hobby as a business.
Why this should be a feature of our efforts? Because to make the hobby as a business, you are required to spell it repeatedly and continuously. Perhaps you have a customer that is different every day, but the demand for them is usually almost equal to each other. So the first key to make the hobby as a business is able to repeat or continuous without discouraged.
Some hobbies may have high sales value, but others not at all needed by the market. To vote, you must conduct market research first. Are there any who are interested in your hobby or just opposite your hobby enthusiasts do not have at all. If this is the case, should not be imposed rather than later to no avail.
Even so, if you have a big passion for your hobby and you are a good marketing capability, the hobby is still likely to know the most profitable. Mac Donald had to bear the shame because ridiculed for selling donuts decorated with some even do not have holes. But now, the retail has spread almost all over the world.
Able to motivate
Is your hobby still able to motivate you to keep at it until 10-15 years? Interesting hobby usually is able to motivate the perpetrators are not only 10-15 years, but the rest of his life. If you have a hobby like this, the more points you get.
Will you carry out the business must remain attractive even have lasted decades. If you start to lose interest in your hobbies, then it is the beginning of the bankruptcy of your business. Then try to look back if you so pull up a hobby you never lose love him despite having occupied for decades. One point again entitled to have if a hobby is able to make you interested in decades
When you get all four of the above on your hobby, then why wait any longer, soon finalize the concept and created a start your business. Perhaps as early still a sideline. But over time and the increasing your customer, it could be a sideline that can become a business support family life.
One thing we want to emphasize here is, “Love your work”. If you love the job, so she began to be light and fun for you.