Escape the 9-to-5 Grind With This Easy-to-Start, In-Demand Business Americans are working harder than ever. As a result, more and more people are willing to pay good money for services that will make their lives a little less hectic and help them retrieve lost leisure time. That can mean an incredible opportunity for you. As a personal concierge, business and personal clients will hire you to help them out with everyday tasks they simply don't have time for. Start-Up is easy. Overhead is low. And you can work out of your home. All you really need is a phone, an answering machine, business cards and this step-by-step guide. It tells you everything you need to know to start your own successful concierge service, including: How to find clients What services you can offer How to set your fees How to obtain vendor services How to sell and market your new business What it takes to gain the competitive edge Inexpensive ways to build your client base Legal, accounting, and insurance issues Useful sample forms, additional resources, plus step-by-step instructions, checklists and work sheets to guide you through every step of the start-up process and help you get started in your own concierge service today.Entrepreneur Magazine Staff is the author of 'Start Your Own Personal Concierge Service Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success', published 2002 under ISBN 9781891984716 and ISBN 1891984713.