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A good business idea is hard to come by, but with proper brainstorming, planning and preparation, you can easily develop a small business idea that will not only supplement your income but also become your full-time job and make you a boss of your own. Although you may already have an idea you would like to pursue, you can also benefit from some direction or ideas that can change your course. Here are some small business ideas you might want to consider as you begin your entrepreneurial journey.

  1. Marketing services

Many businesses are coming up daily, and the founders look for ways to market their products and services to as many people as possible. This might be an area you might want to venture into. While starting a business is easy for most new business owners, executing a marketing plan can be difficult. As an independent marketing professional, you can take advantage of this gap and help in marketing initiatives like developing an SEO strategy, writing blogs, generating advertisements and getting their name in the lights for pay.

  1. Real estate business

If the real estate or property industry is your passion, there are various ways to serve customers and other businesses in this area. You can start a small real estate company or agency and work with businesses or individuals to help them find office space, houses or apartments based on their needs. You can also buy your own property and become a property manager or property owner. With the rising demand for houses, people will need a place to live and you will be right there to offer your services.

  1. Event planning

Event organization and planning are perhaps some of the most sought-after services in the current era. With such high demand, individuals and companies are hiring freelance event planners to help manage, design and coordinate events. If you love this, you can help plan events such as birthdays, retirement parties and baby showers at a fee. Start small, maybe in your neighbourhood and grow big with time.

  1. Dropshipping

Unlike businesses that require you to have inventory, dropshipping is one of the easiest retail ideas you can try. Apart from being easy to start because of no inventory, it is also online, and you do not have to set up an office or a store. You can sell a product of your choice to customers regardless of location.

  1. Video production

 If you love cameras or are the kind of person who loves running around with a camera or video recorder, this type of business can be good for you. If this describes who you are, then video production might be the best business idea for you. With the popularity of social media and the internet, start small by covering small events and producing videos, then post them on social media. With time, you will get customers who want their events captured in video.

  1. Podcasting

Podcasts are ever-growing, and you might want to try one yourself if you have a story that you want to tell. It needs an investment in some audio equipment and editing software. If you love online business ideas, podcasting is right for you.

  1. Catering

If you are a professional chef and have a passion for serving people, catering service is something you may want to try. Apart from being a self-employment opportunity for you, it presents an opportunity to experience a restaurant-like environment without having to open a restaurant altogether. Compared to opening a restaurant, the overhead costs are manageable.   

  1. Social media management

If you love social media and have some basic marketing skills, business owners might need your services. While most business owners have social media accounts, only a few of them can run ads and marketing campaigns successfully on their own. You may consider doing social media management for a fee and grow big with time.

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