The nice thing about service work is there’s always demand or a place to create a niche. For instance, someone who lives in an area where the weather’s nice might see an increase in electric bikes on the road. Anyone that knows about bicycles, or maybe a mechanic, may want to learn how to repair or maintain this latest mode of self-transportation that’s growing in popularity.
While COVID has damaged many lives and created chaos within the U.S. healthcare system, it has also made many adults change the way they see their lives overall. Now that things are returning to normal, more people are saving money, making wiser buying choices, and learning how to enjoy themselves. One way that individuals and families are leading a better quality existence is by traveling more.
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A few weeks ago, I mentioned becoming a local tour bus operator in your town. Even if all you have are a couple of interest points in your neighborhood, you can always coordinate a special deal by joining forces with the local restaurants and other places that can accommodate small groups. Talking to a couple of travel agents may inspire or initiate a partnership that includes the promotion of your local tour offerings.
Just a tip here. This gig is perfect for those who love interacting with people and don’t mind taking charge with a smile. Although your prime target might be out-of-town visitors, some of your clients may attract those who live nearby as well. Either way, it’s up to you to create an enjoyable atmosphere.
If you’re looking to get your feet wet before making a major investment, register with sites like With Locals or check out this article by Steve Razinski where he weighs the pros and cons of tour guide entrepreneurship.
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