We would all love to start a business with little to no money required and see it become successful. There are plenty of home based business ideas that you can pursue with little to no cash. You could try a few and see how things go. It is better to put your eggs in a few baskets and with hard work you can see them flourish. If you are looking for some good ideas then take a look below at our 10 business ideas that need little to no money.
You could start blogging for an income. Bloggers write about their interests, put ads on their sites or affiliate links and get sponsored writing opportunities to earn money. You could start a blog in a few minutes, with a few dollars and get going. There is so much potential to earn so much, but blogging requires a lot of time and patience.
Youtube is potentially a great money making opportunity. Youtubers are called Vloggers (video bloggers). You could make videos on anything that interests you like cars, comedy, lifestyle, fashion and more. There are many YouTubers making millions of dollars doing what they love, creating engaging content. Watch YouTubers in the same niche as you and learn from how they make their videos, how long their videos are and the content they base them on. Get ideas and just be you.
I love podcasts and listen to them regularly. There are so many good shows on all the different podcast networks like Apple, google, amazon and more. There are shows about everything today from football, business, comedy and chat shows. They say this is the goldmine podcast era. You can easily start a podcast today on services like anchor.fm. If you have a good idea for a show, go ahead and start one. You can easily monetise podcasts with adverts, making you money as you get more listeners.
4] Social media influencer
If your aren’t on a social media platform like Instagram then you need to get on one. Get started by sharing images that mean a lot to you and images you love taking. People will see your images and likely resonate with them. You can get followers over time and eventually you can make money from sponsored posts. For an influencer with a 1 million plus followers, they can earn around $5000 per sponsored post.
5] Sell your skills
If you have any skills like web designing, graphic designing, writing and just about anything else, then you can start selling your skills on sites like fiverr. You can easily create a listing and start selling your skills. People earn a nice passive income from fiverr. There are other sites out there that allow you to sell your skills from developing mobile apps to writing services. Take a look around and see what suits you.
6] Sell your unwanted items
Do you have any unwanted items lying around the house that you can sell. You can sell just about anything online on sites like eBay or Amazon. You can sell you old Playstations, games, clothes, trainers, CD’s and more. If you fell like you can sell more then invest in some products that you fell you can shift and try it as a business.
7] Virtual Assistant
Have you ever wanted to work from home doing a job that pays a decent wage. Check out Virtual assistants. You do work for clients doing things like answering emails, copy writing, setting schedules, managing social media and more. You can choose the hours you work and choose how many people to work for at the same time.
If you are good at subjects like Math, Chemistry, English, Biology, Physics and other subjects you can tutor pupils. There are plenty of opportunities for English teachers tutoring online or moving to other countries to teach English. Teaching online is a great way to earn money from your own home, teaching kids 1-2+ hours a day in other countries. Look online to see the opportunities available.
9] Product Tester and Reviewer
Companies out there look for people to review their products to encourage others to buy and promote them. You can sign up on certain websites or approach companies directly. On websites you can sign up and choose which companies products you want to review and if you approach a company you have to be in a good position (ex. Instagram Influencer) to get the products for free to review. If you have your own website or blog, you could write entire posts about certain products and hope those companies see and respond to your posts. They could give you free products or sponsor you.
10] Affiliate Marketer
Affiliate marketing is extremely easy to get into and involves you earning a commission by promoting other companies’ products and services. Choose a product you like, promote it, and earn a commission on each sale. Affiliate marketing is easy to start if you have a website with a lot of traffic or social media channels with a lot of followers. All you have to do is add a link to the product and hope your followers click through and buy them.
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