980. Package freshly or specially hardened conkers and sell through newsagents and toy shops. Each pack might contain 4-6 conkers.
981. Set up and organise a home-visiting massage service. Your business would find work for experienced masseurs and masseuses. Get custom by placing ads in local newspapers and notices in the windows of local newsagents.
982. Open a press cutting research service for stock market investors. Read the daily papers and make a note every time a public company is mentioned. When an investor requests information about a company, you photocopy all the cuttings which mention the name of that company.
983. Make up pretty bags filled with aromatic herbs which are designed for hanging around the house or in cars. Add an elastic string to each bag so that one pull will release some of the aroma into the air.
984. Set up a business which makes nightshirts and nightcaps. Have these stocked at up-market clothes retailers.
985. Be a diet consultant. Earn money from guiding people through published diets like the F-plan. Also you might buy the recommended food at trade prices and sell it to your clients. Advertise your service locally and visit the homes of clients to give private consultations.
986. Become a make-up consultant. Advise women on what make-up suits their individual mix of: skin shade, hair and eye colours, nose and facial shape, etc. Once you have established your consultancy, make more money by teaching others to be make up consultants.
987. Bring out a newsletter which gives amateur magicians ideas for new tricks. Also sell advertising space to firms which have products to sell to amateur magicians.
988. Start a mail order business which sells vitamin pills. Produce a catalogue which contains a far wider range of vitamin pills than is available at shops.
989. Locate a source of fresh, pure mud and package it in specially sealed containers. Sell this by post for beauty treatment.