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Mar 26, 2008
Some people have their dream job. The job that they always wanted, that they love to do each morning when they wake up, the job that pays them what they want or need, and the job that keeps them busy enough to satisfy their ambition. For many people though there is something missing from their career; a little extra income, more hours, a sense of accomplishment or ownership. For these people a low cost franchise might be the perfect addition to their current job situation.

There are several low cost options for franchises that are not meant to replace a person's job but rather provide a new source of income and fulfillment that comes from owning and operate their own small business franchise. Below are five excellent options that require very little startup cost and also can be operated with relatively small time commitments.

Mad Dog Energy Products Buzz Bites

This small business opportunity provides a great alternative to the energy product consumer that is not looking for another cup of coffee or herbal tasting energy drink. The Mad Dog Buzz Bite is a small chocolate chew that contains the same caffeine content as a cup of coffee, or three cans of coke. The Buzz Bite franchise is operated by placing the Buzz Bite dispensers in conspicuous places such as the counter of a local gas station or mini-mart. The profit margin is an attractive 234% as each Bite sold for 50 cents costs the franchise owner a mere 15 cents. Best of all, the Mad Dog energy Products Buzz Bites franchise can be operated with minimal time invested and a total cost of only $10,000.


DVDNow kiosks are automated DVD rental kiosks that provide movie viewers with the extremely convenient method of renting their movies without having to make additional trips to the video store. In traditional video stores 90% of ALL movies rented are new releases. The DVDNow kiosk allows its owners to provide the most profitable, most desirable, products without having to carry a large stock of less desirable older titles. A DVDNow kiosk franchise can be started for only $20,000, and DVDNow kiosks provide al the training, information, and support needed to create a successful business today.

Goin' Postal

This shipping and packaging franchise opportunity provides their customers with all of their shipping needs including all the best carriers, printing and copying services, ink and toner supplies, office supplies, and mailbox rentals. While the traditional Goin' Postal Shipping center is a full business franchise location the also offer a very attractive low cost Kiosk option for the part-time franchise investor. This kiosk option allows the same benefits of the full turnkey style store without any staff or store property. The kiosk can be added to a convenient store or grocery mart, and the cost of a Goin' Postal Kiosk is only $3,995!

Real Property Management

With the continuous rise in the cost of housing all over the country property rental is at an all-time high. With more and more people decided to rent their homes instead of selling them when moving to a new location the market for managing rental homes is also rising. Real property management seeks to provide its franchisees with a competitive edge in property management by providing knowledge, powerful tools, proven systems, technology, and ongoing training. To get into the property management business requires $20,000 liquid capital and the total investment is $20,000-$30,000. Real Property management also offers financing assistance via third party.

Paint Bull

This automotive franchise specializes in the servicing of auto dealers with on site services in the areas of repairing dents, scratches, scuffed bumpers, leather damage, windshields, aluminum wheels and polishing cars. With the Paint Bull name and franchise comes training and certification in all areas of repair, provision with all equipment and supplies, and physical assistance from a Paint Bull representative with selling in your area. For the car lover this is a great low cost franchise opportunity that runs at a total investment cost of $5,000 - $30,000 and Paint Bull provides direct financial assistance as well.
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