Cleaning Service – Whether you choose residential or commercial cleaning, there are always people who need someone to keep their space clean and tidy.
Web Design – Today, just about every business owner realizes that they need to have an online website in order to stay competitive. Quality web design is a growing and profitable business idea for anyone interested in this type of work.
Online Content Writer – With most website owners and bloggers realizing that regular content is essential to their business, the market for online content writing is on the rise.
E-commerce Store – Today, most people turn to the internet when they need to buy something. E-commerce stores are easy to set up and take very little investment.
Computer Repair – Just about everyone has a computer and being able to repair this vital piece of everyday life is something that can be used to create a lucrative business.
Tutoring – If you speak a foreign language, understand math concepts or have a grasp of sentence structure, there are always students and parents looking for someone to provide tutoring services.
Consultant – Specialized knowledge in gardening, finance, cooking, real estate or just about any other field can lead to a consulting business. Your expert advice can help others in a field that you find exciting and interesting.
Dog Breeder – When you have a love for dogs, becoming a dog breeder can be a great way to build a business.
Pet Cleaning Service – Most pet owners dread having to clean up after their pet; create a business that meets this need.
Handcrafted Products – Selling handcrafted jewelry, soap or other products at craft fairs, flea markets or online can help you pursue your artistic interests.
Virtual Assistant – A virtual assistant provides office duties, such as document creation, scheduling and other tasks, but from a remote location.
Interior Decorator – Many people want help in creating the ideal residential or commercial space; interior decorating is always a popular field.
Notary Public – This is a service that is frequently needed, but not always convenient. Set up your own notary public business and you’ll likely get a corner on your local market.
Personal Trainer – Today, many people want to get in shape, lose weight or just improve their health; a personal trainer can provide a valuable service.
Tax Preparer – Preparing taxes is something most people want to avoid. Learn to prepare taxes and promote your business.
Computer Training – While just about everyone is online these days, there are many who need to learn various aspects of computer usage. You can teach everything from how to create a personal blog to how to perform basic computer tasks.
Desktop Publisher – Publish your own newsletters, eBooks and articles as a desktop publisher.
Freelance Graphic Designer – Website owners, developers and businesses of all types turn to graphic designers to help them provide the right graphics for their website or print materials.
Landscaper / Yard Maintenance – Providing landscape or yard maintenance can offer a steady stream of income with very little investment.
Masseuse – Help people unwind after a stressful day or provide therapeutic massages for improved health.
Ultimately, the success of your business depends on how smart you are with finance and business management. If you're armed with the right strategies up front, you can cut the time it will take you to be successful.
Jonah Engler is an entrepreneur from New York City. Engler has a passion for finance and real estate.