Private DetectiveIf you are a curious person who can trace footprints (figuratively, either online or off line) and have a strong attention of details, here’s a great business opportunity for you to consider.

The biz opportunity lies in tthe super niche of today: private investigation and security industries.

Private investigator or private eye is one of the most common job titles in those industries. Her main job? To be hired for investigation purposes.

Why private investigation business is lucrative today?

Not only private investigation is promising as a profession, but also as a business to run.

To learn what the private investigation and securiy industries are all about, I recommend you to read PI Magazine. It has a wealth information that act as you one stop website for all information related to private investigation and security industries, such as news, updates and solutions.

With so many identity thefts, cheating spouses, children abductions, insurance frauds and so on, amplified with the ever-presence of the Internet and the social media, the role of private investigators are amplified too, often hired by victims. The huge amount of money lost and emotional turmoil involved in the frauds, scams and abductions makes hiring a private investigator (PI) the best option available.

Often playing between the loopholes in legal and ethical issues, private investigators, including detectives and modern-day bounty hunters, are one of the helpful people today, regardless the money involved in providing their services.

Some would even consider a PI as the modern-day Robin Hood.

If you are interested in helping people with their personal or organisational endeavours, this business can be a lucrative one for you.

How to start a private investigation business

The first and foremost step, is to look for the right information to give you an idea on the private investigation and security industries.

You can actually find the information online for Private Investigator Articles, private investigator blog and other publications.

You might also want to consider joining a network of PI or trade group to learn the ins and outs of this business.

I suggest you either build a PI team or go solo. Either way, you need to ensure you have a strong sense of the legal and ethical matters to gain trust from your potential clients.

Ivan Widjaya
Private investigation
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