Today we are going to be looking at some of the best business ideas ever that you can start with little or no capital. Also you can start some of this businesses even from the comfort of your home and grow your business gradually to the level of your dream business.
Some of the best business ideas we will be looking at today include the following:
1. Become a Party Planner
Either parties for kids or parties for adults, this business idea can surely earn you some good legitimate income. To break into this field, you would have to start by offering some really attractive package deals ranging from the cost, proper and successful planning in order to gain the trust required to grow your business with your customers.
Then you might try to up-sell additional services you can think of to grow your business once the parting host became more comfortable working with me, or at least on repeat engagements.
2. A Graphic Designer
Many people still don’t even know that graphic design is very competitive nowadays thou every potential customer wants a little different style. Therefore, if you get a highly appealing design in front of your prospective audience then you surely can be very successful.
Meanwhile for this business, I would suggest you getting a fabulous looking website with a nice front page. Then use SEO techniques, social media, and every other marketing tools you could think of to drive traffic to it.
3. Career Counselor
These days people don’t just change jobs rather they change careers. Many people changing their careers want to get help from someone who can help them find their dream jobs and that could be you. You could get up to speed in this field by reading a number of books on the related field and by finding some standardized tests to help analyze your clients’ skills and desires.
4. Car Resale Dealer
For you to succeed at car resale, you first need to find a great source of used cars at a very good price in order to enable you make more profit reselling them. Sources to buy cars include: car dealer auctions, bankruptcy auctions, new car dealers selling older cars they don’t want on their lot, government car auctions, and rental car agencies. You can also watch for bargain priced cars being advertised by individuals, but you need to snap up the best deals before someone else does.
Secondly you need focus on just a couple cars at a time, so that you can try to keep your overhead low by operating out of your house, and keep your profits up by choosing your cars deals carefully.
Which means that despite the amount of available cash with you, you can start with whatever amount you have and grow your business car resale business gradually.
5. Cooking Class Instructor
Are you a good cook? Do you even know that you can earn a good amount of money as a cooking class instructor? These days, cooking classes have become much more than just a way to instruct people in cooking.
They have become more of a social event where for example, couples enjoy a cooking class together, get to meet some other people, enjoy sampling the food they cook, perhaps try some fine wine, and have a great experience.
So carefully define whether you are selling the expertise, the experience, or both, and build your business model accordingly. Work on your current potential to enhance in order to attain the expertise you desire.
6. Providing Pest Control Services
This is a great business thou the rates vary hugely from one location to another,you will still earn a good income from this. First carefully survey nearby markets to determine which market may be the best opportunity for you within your location and how frequent they demand for the services.
Also do some marketing to create awareness to let people know what you do and patronize you.
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7. Office Cleaning Services
It appears hard especially for really small companies to hire someone dependable and that they can trust, to do their cleaning at night in the office alone. That’s why if you are willing to work hard and be dependable, you can make good money at this.
Market yourself and try to ensure that you build trust with your customers as they will be satisfied and refer more customers to you.
8. Instagram Marketing.
Build up a following on your Instagram account and you could quickly be approached by major brands, gear companies, and other relevant businesses that sell products or services related to the type of content you share on Instagram creating multiple potential side business ideas that will come to you.
If you have the right marketing skills and hundreds of thousands of followers, you can easily charge anywhere between $500 to $5,000 per post (or more) which makes for a very profitable side business idea. Check out this fashion Instagrammer on ThePennyHoarder, making a significant income from brand sponsorships. Once you get some traction, to cut down on the amount of time you spend uploading images, you can make your entire workflow more efficient by posting photos from your Mac or PC.
9. Local Business Consulting.
If you have formerly developed some valuable skill sets or certifications within your industry over the years, consider putting your skills to use in your free time by offering your consulting services to local business owners as a potentially lucrative side business idea.
Whether you are an expert marketer, business strategist etc. then there is likely a local business owner who is willing to pay you to help them solve an issue with their company.
I really think this is one of the best business ideas you can get started with today.
10. Makeup Artist
Every lady these days are potential make up artists only that some are now being tagged as the “professional” make up artists….Lol. Makeup artists earn a good amount of income with this business and all you need to do is get trained on how to become a professional makeup artist.
You can also build up a client base and offer makeup services for events, photo-shoots or special occasions. Ladies/Gents lets try this out.
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