Many holiday lighting decoration specialists have been doing this for years as a part-time business. They have a regular number of projects that they do every year and they get so many referrals that they are guaranteed a healthy income even in January.
Quite often, seasonal business owners such as landscapers, roofers, and even painters transition to Christmas light decoration. They often get their contracts from their existing pool of customers. Many of these business owners can realize $2-$3000 income in a single day from their holiday decoration business.
What does it take to put together a holiday lighting and decoration business? If you have an existing client base that you work with from year to year, you might have a willing market. Many new Christmas lighting specialists will contact their friends, families and neighbors with flyers announcing a discounted special as a means of introducing the new business.
Once you've started your first project, be sure to put up a sign while working that promotes your business as you work. You should have your website and your business information so that people in the neighborhood can contact you. Be sure to get permission from your client of course. Since you're giving them a discount for the project, there shouldn't be much of an objection to you promoting yourself as you work.
Take photos of the finished project for promotional purposes. Get a testimonial from your new satisfied client and place that on the website as well along with a picture of the home or business. Once you do have your first job and testimonial, place those on another flyer and get out there and promote like crazy.
Once you know exactly how to set up your Holiday lighting business, you can be making money in your first week. In order to conduct your business properly, you'll need some guidelines. There are ways to conduct business that will bring you a lot of money and a lot of referrals, if you start out on the wrong foot, you can end up with a lot of headaches. That's why it's important to get started properly with all the right tools and information.