6 Great Startup Business Ideas
Great startup business ideas don't have to be original or unique concepts, but simply popular ideas that work with the right business motivation, timing, economic climate, and location. Here are six startup business ideas that are very hot.
Event Planning Service – We've heard this one mentioned before but have you actually tried it? Chances are you haven't. There's a reason they make so many movies about event planners. It's a classy business and can be very lucrative once you network and amass a respectable client list. If your passion or hobby is bringing people together to have a good time, (Weddings, business networking, reunions, etc) this is a great idea for a startup business. Like many startup businesses, you can run an event planning service right out of your home reducing business overhead.
Personal Shopping Assistant - Many wealthy or physically disabled people welcome someone else doing there shopping for them. That's where a personal shopper become useful. You can easily start your own personal shopping service with relatively low startup cost by advertising to the right clients in the right locations. Personal shopping is a small niche with potential for profit building. Very upscale and wealthy individuals employ this service quite often since they might not have time to do it themselves. You'd be wise to target affluent locations to fully maximize your opportunities to build a client list. If you enjoy shopping this is perfect for you since it wouldn't really feel like work.
Notary Public Service - A notary public witnesses the signing of certain legal documents and verifies their authenticity. To be honest, a notary public service can be a great idea any year so why just settle for one year. It's worth mentioning that it became very prevalent in 2011 because so many events happened as a result of the Great Recession prompting the witnessing of legal documents being signed. There was an increase in divorce, many real estate deals and foreclosures had been mishandled by banks and brokers, and many new business partnerships were forged from the idea boom of the recession. Notaries are always in demand. The requirements are very simple, you take the notary exam administered by your particular state. You only have the authority to notarize in the state where you were certified. Marketing is also quite simple for notary publics. You register your name and business on popular online notary public directories where clients will easily find you.
Small Business Virtual Assistant – Not every job is being outsourced overseas. Many profitable and active businesses like to outsource daily recurring task that an in-house administrative assistant might not have time to handle. A small business virtual assistant service is a great home based business idea if you have time flexibility. Many stay-at-home moms or unemployed individuals find this to be an ideal service to startup. What's great is that you can provide this service for multiple small businesses and avoid the risk of losing cash flow if one business decides to terminate their business with you.
Garage Sale Broker - We've mentioned this one before but never went into detail about it. Many people use as many outlets as possible to sell used or refurbished products. A garage sale is a great way to do this, but not everyone want the responsibility of holding managing numerous garage sales. If you have ample outdoor space available, you can act as a garage sale broker or middle person. By conducting frequent garage sales for other people on your home property, you can collect a percentage of whatever items they sell.
Accounting Services – There's an explosion in new businesses and ideas, once again mostly due to the bad economic climate. Bad economies are nurseries for startups and where there's many new businesses there's a greater need for outsourced accounting and bookkeeping. Most new businesses are formed in populated areas so establishing an accounting presence nearby would be ideal. Most new small businesses won't need a full-time accountant but having multiple business clients can easily make up for that.
These other articles discuss more business ideas you might find both convenient and profitable with a little business planning and great marketing.of course.