You have an idea. You think of starting your own business. But you are under-confident about your plan. You do not have proper funding. So you kill your dream and welcome yourself back to reality and concentrate on your mid terms.
If you are interested in starting your own business, then there are many ways through which you can achieve this. You need to research properly to find a small business idea that you are passionate about. Let us provide you with some ideas which will help you start your own business:
- Start a Blog
People who have a creative hand for writing, you can probably take your blogging activity to a whole new level. Blogging is a lifestyle-friendly business, work from home, write about your interests and share your creativity with the world. The first step being marketing and making your blog popular. Have attractive titles, use pictures, select a nice theme and write attention-grabbing headlines and content. These are the basics. How do you really establish your blog? Setup a WordPress on your blog. Install a Google Analytics Tracking to your site (Search Engine Optimization). Now who doesn’t want to rank higher and come up on the first page of the Google search page? You can even monetize your site through affiliate marketing, i.e., by advertisements of affiliate products on your site. The most important way to publicize your site is through these social media networking sites like Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest.
All the best and happy blogging!
- Buy wholesale merchandise and resell it online
You can buy merchandise from wholesale retailers or in bulk at large discount rates and sell them individually. Reselling these products by piece online at e-commerce sites like Flipkart, ebay and Amazon can fetch you good amounts of profits. Setting up an eBay store or Amazon page is inexpensive. They charge you a minimal fee for listing the item to be put on sale and a small percentage on the final selling price.
- Start an eLearning Business
The main aim is to develop courses your audience will be interested in : analyzing your audience, choosing content relevant to their age and subject, keeping a close track on the latest developments in that field, using multimedia sources like animations and videos, adding assignments and HOTs questions. You can later choose yourself a Learning Management System that delivers, manages and tracks results and generates reports for online courses that can be hosted on local servers.
- Start a Public Relations Business
What do public relations professionals basically do? They work with the media group to get their clients’ stories in the news, coming up with new angles to show their clients’ story in an attractive manner. The skills you need- top-notch writing skills, with a sharp, creative edge for catchy press releases and stories for the magazines and newspapers. The needed equipments include a computer system, a color printer, a scanner, a fax machine, and some media contacts to start with.
Start a Consulting Business
A consultant’s job is to provide expertise in a particular field as an advisor. You may need special licensing or certification before you start operating as a consultant and some networking to build your contacts.