Desktop publishing is very well suited to telecommuting, and with low overhead and start-up costs, it can be developed into a home business very easily. Desktop publishing provides services that all businesses need at some point in time, as well as nearly all individuals.
Desktop publishing is really a wide category, and you can choose to specialize in any one of a number of niche areas. It is also possible to combine closely related services without stretching yourself too thin, because so many areas overlap.
My degree is in Graphic Imaging and Desktop Publishing, and my services and consultations have included all of the following at one time or another:
Create Letterheads and Business Cards
You'll need a good computer with desktop publishing and graphics software, and a fully equipped home office to properly work this job or business at home.
You can develop an entire website community that provides information to visitors on various topics such as:
The basics of desktop publishing
Free tutorials online
Desktop publishing software
Graphic design applications and elements
Industry related definitions
Tips and tools
Articles and Commentaries
Message Board or Forum
Desktop Publishing eNewsletter
Posting Telecommute Jobs
Offer your own Desktop Publishing Services and consultations
You can sell advertising space on your website, and join an affiliate program as well to increase your revenue. To begin, simply register for a free account, choose the products, services, or companies that are relevant to your website's theme, or might be useful to your visitors, and you can then
sell advertising space and generate income from your website.