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Home-Based Business in Pakistan

With the increase in prices of goods and inflation, the income of a single person is very less to serve the whole family. Therefore, people have started Home-Based Business in Pakistan. Home-Based Business means earning while working at home. We have also observed that within the past 5 years the number of people working from home has increased. Women along with men are currently working from home to earn money.

There are numbers of business you can do it from home but to advertise your business is one of the most difficult tasks. In later sections, we will be discussing the businesses you can do from home. In addition to this, we will also discuss the ways you can advertise your business.

Home-Based Businesses in Pakistan

You can do the number of businesses from home. Here are some of them.


Teaching is one of the best businesses in Pakistan. You can set up a tuition center in a single room. All you need is a whiteboard and students. One of the main factors in the success of the tuition centers are teachers. Either you could hire them which will cost you on an average 10,000 rupees per teacher, or if you have enough knowledge and teaching skills you can also teach.

Food Service

Food Service is a business that recently gained much interest. Within the last 3 years, the numbers of housewives started their own food business. They cook home food and supply it to their clients through Uber, Careem, Bykea or on their own. The overall profit ratio is much high, moreover, there is very little expense. One of the most important thing in this is maintaining hygiene, as most of the customers demand well hygienic food.

Beauty Parlour 

Beauty Parlour or Beauty saloon can easily be started at home. However, you may require a good amount of investment for this business. You have to buy cutting chairs, instruments like scissors, and some beauty related products. The overall percentage ratio of profit is quite high and you can make a good amount of money during wedding seasons.

Day-Care Center 

Day-care centers are the centers in which people admit their children where they can learn different things. Working parents could get the most benefit from as, as they admit their children at these centers and they can work easily without any tension. However, for this business, you must be an expert in taking care of a child.

Online Retail store

Online Retail stores or E-commerce businesses have boosted a lot in Pakistan in recent years. For this business, you need a lot of investment as there are many products available in the market. After that, to maintain the quality and quantity of products are also the most troublesome tasks.

Hostel for students

Another business that you can do from your home is of hostel for students. In our country, there are very few good universities and colleges. Students came from villages to study. We can also rent our houses to different students. In addition to this, we can also offer them different food service and can charge from them as well. In this way, we can generate a good amount of money.

Renting the house

Renting a single portion of the home is also a great home-based business. As to purchase a home in cities are quite difficult. Therefore, people try to find houses on rent. We can rent our 2nd portion of the house if we had one, and then can generate revenue from it.


Tailoring is skill work. You need to learn this art first before you start this business. All you need is a sewing machine. Ladies tailor can earn a good amount of money from this business.

Event Organizers and management

Event organizers are those who organize an event for their customers. It may include a birthday party or a marriage ceremony. This business is often combined with the food business. People may earn a handsome amount of money from this business.

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How can you advertise your home-based business

Advertising your home-based business is one of the most difficult tasks. Below we will discuss the methods you can adopt to advertise your business.

  1. Publish an ad of your business in the Sunday newspaper preferably in the Urdu newspaper.
  2. Create a Facebook and Instagram page. Moreover, keep on posting about your products on those pages
  3. You can also advertise by boosting the posts on Social media websites.
  4. Create a pamphlet and distribute it in different homes and in shops.
  5. For a food business, you can give people a free taste of your food.

Benefits of doing business from home

There is a number of benefits to doing business from home. First of all, you don’t need to pay rent for a shop. You can simply start it from your home, in this way your business expenses are reduced. The second benefit is regarding time. You can do your business for 24 hours, you don’t have to restrict yourself to limited working hours. The third benefit is the reduction in the cost of traveling. You don’t need to travel to your office, as your home is your office. Therefore, the traveling cost is almost 0 rupees. The fourth benefit is that you can do your daily hose choirs without any hurdle. The fifth benefit is that you can spend time with your family without affecting your business, as you will be in your home.



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