Today we are going to be looking at some of the popular business ideas you might wish to give a try to enable you earn more income even from the comfort of your home. Some of the business ideas we will looking at today include:
1. Bookkeeping Services
If you are great with numbers and wish to work from the comfort of your home, then you can decide to become a freelance bookkeeper, thou you may not need to be a Certified Public Accountant, but you do need to be good with numbers.
There are lots of free to use online invoicing tools such as Sighted.com and online payments tools like Due.com. There are wide range of services from which you can choose the particular service you wish to offer from. Some services you could offer include:
- Creating balance sheets
- Providing income statements
- Creating various monthly, quarterly, or annual financial reports
2. Dry Cleaning Business
There are many customers demanding for this service as a lot of people no longer have the time to carryout their laundry by themselves due to work, business and other engagements.
Thou this a very competitive business but if you are willing to work hard and provide quality service to your customers, you can make a very solid income.
3. Product Distributor
Thou this doesn’t happen overnight, but licensing a foreign product for sale domestically, can be a very lucrative business idea that (at times) leads to a big payoff down the road. Invest intelligently, sell a product you believe in, and you can earn a good money from it.
4. Filling Online Surveys
It’s not very engaging, or mentally stimulating, but taking online surveys through companies like Survey Junkie do pay out (a little), believe it or not. Even if the payouts come in the form of Amazon gift cards, sites like Swagbucks can pay well.
Just don’t expect to make bank with this side business idea—I recommend combining it with another source of side income from this list of my best business ideas, and turning to surveys in your downtime when you need a little extra income.
5. House Cleaning
House cleaning services covers the cleaning and caring of house materials like: carpets, floors, lawns, garages, windows, walls, and roofs, requiring a whole range of cleaning tools. You can hire maids and janitors to do the actual cleaning while you handle sales, administrative and customer service tasks.
Or, you can start small by actually getting your hands dirty as a contractor, learning on the job before launching your own cleaning operations.
6. Internet Security Consultant
It’s no longer a secret that Hacking, scamming, and viruses are some of the very alarming security threats on the web today. Therefore if you know your stuff, you could make very good money consulting businesses, especially those who handle sensitive customer information and want to keep it as safe as possible.
7. Online/Offline Dating Consultant
Have you got a way with words? Or have you found your Mr. or Mrs. Right and want to share how you got there?……Smiles! Then you can become someone’s wingman or woman and help them find love by becoming an online dating consultant.
This type of consulting comes with a large level of responsibility, as you will be guiding someone’s love life. Daily tasks include:
- Acting as an account manager on dating sites
- Writing profiles
- Offering telephone updates on their matchmaking status
8. Secretarial Services
Similar to virtual assisting, remote secretarial services require little to no experience. All you need is:
- Strong organizational skills
- Good communication skills
- Good time management
- A high level of autonomy
Your day-to-day tasks as a freelancing secretary will typically include:
- Booking meetings
- Organizing calendars
- Replying to emails
- Putting together presentations
- Answering phone calls
9. Tour Guide
Many tourists like visiting new places with a guide as they are new within their location and therefore do not know the areas they are visiting. It allows them to ask all the questions they want and get a real local feel of the place they are visiting.
Therefore, if you know your town very well enough to take strangers around, why not charge people for tours? You can create packages that include:
- Walking tours
- Taxi services to and from their hotels
- Breakfast, lunch, or dinner at a local restaurant and many more
10. Air Sofa Beds
Air sofa beds can be used for lounging in a kid’s room or used outdoors for a camping trip. As a popular business idea, they work well alongside other products in an outdoor or home store. This startup idea has been trending upwards for a while now.
You can take good advantage of this opportunity, carry out more research about it and grow the business idea.
Air sofa beds can be used for lounging by a campfire or relaxing under the sun. Using those videos for your ads can prove to be profitable by encouraging people to buy your products by highlighting the experience you create around your business idea.
This is where we will be wrapping up today’s discussion. You can checkout other related posts.
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