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Special 21 small business ideas with low investments

Startups are quite trendy, aren’t they? To create any startup, the basic thing you need is the idea and another important thing is planning and implementing the idea. There are numberless business ideas in the universe, but most of them demand the huge initial investment.

Are you having bucks for the big investment and take such a big risk? Probably, in most of the cases, the answer will be a big no! Don’t panic! Having lesser money doesn’t mean that one can’t start a business. In this article, we are going to talk about middle-class youngsters having the willingness to start a good business from the low initial investment to make some money and gain the initial business experience. Pick one of the following ideas which suit best to your interest and start your own business:

  1. Freelancing:

Yah! One of the great and super idea for the home jobs and a good alternative for women! To work on this idea, all you need to have a personal computer or laptop with sound internet connection. The freelancing business opportunities are available online as well as offline. Just pick the field of your interest and start working today!

  1. Run YouTube channel:

The role of social media cannot be denied from any perspective and all are aware from the YouTube ideas, but rare of among think about to make money through the same. You just need a good communication circle to make your channel famous and earn from your idea. Just make a channel, upload frequently the demanded videos, and simply, get traffic through adding more connection.

  1. Take insurance agency:

One can be easily become an insurance agent to make money or work as a part time business. This traditional business idea is good enough to start and run from anywhere. All you need to do is to complete the yearly defined targets to make money. As being an agent, you will get commissions and incentives on the target completion.

  1. Provide tuitions:

The most common idea for making home money is providing tuitions. If one is interested in the study and having the command on some subjects, he or she can generate money through teaching others and distributing knowledge.

  1. Motivational speaker:

Though being a motivational speaker and conducting successful seminars is not that easy but it gives you name and fame along with the money. People having the good communicating and convincing skills should surely try this business.

  1. Bookkeeping services:

Good opportunity for all commerce students! It doesn’t mean that the rest people cannot try this, but all you need to have the basic accounting knowledge to start this business. Get some basic knowledge and be the beginner!

  1. Handicraft business:

The person having the good art and craft can start their own business with their interest. It would be better if you generate this startup with team spirit because it would be quite tough to work by single handed person.

  1. Consultancy:

People say that the advice is free, but no! You can earn positively by charging the fee for your advice rather than distributing it in free. Just prepare your office with the good name and furnish various consultancy services in the field you have command. It may include financial advisor as well as the personal advisor.

  1. Wedding planner:

Do you love to make classic videos and integrate memories? Planning a wedding is a team work, but you can earn good if you properly organise the complete wedding and make it unique.

  1. Being a blogger:

Writing lovers have the best idea to be a blogger and get the good traffic for their expression. Go for the free or paid blogs and express your feelings and share ideas. Make a sound communicating channel and earn nicely. The more you get traffic, more you will earn!

  1. Interior design ideas:

If you have the interest in decorating the buildings or houses, probably the interior designing is the best business for you. Get some guidance from the short-term classes and put your creativity in the same to get the best out of you.

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  1. Jewellery designing:

The intimate and artificial jewellery never become out of the world! All it demands is creativity and uniqueness which people like. Take the small course or training and open your jewellery designing business to earn from home or through the retail shop.

  1. Social media management:

Managing the social media is another good business for the person who spends more and more time in the social technology. The demand of this job is increasing day by day, so one can earn good if work for a long time.

  1. Open a driving school:

Are you expert in driving? If your answer is affirmative, you are good enough to teach the driving to the required people. Compensate yourself for giving this service on the basis of the competitive prices. The business is good to adopt irrespective of the city or rural area.

  1. Seasonal hobby classes:

In the summer or winter vacation, it is good idea to start the hobby classes and teach children. The hobby classes may include cooking dance class, drawing class, etc. The cooking experts can also open cooking classes’ session from time to time.

  1. Inaugurate fashion boutique:

The fashion lovers have the good choice to open a boutique and sell directly all unique things. Keep watching the current trend and mango peoples’ requirement to get your business at the peak.

  1. Go matrimonial business:

This business option is worth enough to pull in the good commission after every match. All you need to fix the match and convincing families to make marry for the decided match. Get the money in every match from both the sides along with the blessings.

  1. Parlour:

The cheap and fun loving idea of the business is to start the game parlour and make it the center of attraction for children. With the game parlour open the ice cream parlour side by side so that children get more attracted and you get every customer both side.  The beauty parlour is another good option for the expert housewives.

  1. Catering business:

Catering people are highly demanded in the weddings or even in the small events. Furnish the best catering services by hiring the best cooks under you. The business is good to do and earn with the wedding planning business.

  1. Advertisement specialist:

In this cut-throat competitive era, the advertising is a must thing to adopt. Having the skills of designing banners and ads can easily bring in good bucks. Open an advertising agency and add clients. Work more to earn more.

  1. Truck driving business:

Hire the truck and use it for furnishing the transportation services. Otherwise, one can buy the truck on lease or on loan and opt to pay the amount in the installments. This business idea can be applied on taxis or cabs too.

Some of the above ideas are good for housewives and students too as one can start a home-based income from the same. In most of the small business ideas, one needs low investment but huge effort if you really want to earn well from them. Grab the best and suitable out of 21!

Vikas Agarwal
the authorVikas Agarwal
Vikas Agarwal is an IIT-Varanasi graduate in Chemical Engineering. He is the Founder and CEO of - an investment advisory website. He is a Business Development Professional but a Value Investor at heart. He writes articles on Finaacle, which focus on simplifying the art of investing and the causes of human misjudgment when it comes to investing. He also shares his experiences as an investor and lessons from some of the greatest investors of all time.
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