List of Small Business Ideas
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Here is a list of small business ideas to help kick start your decision to start your own business. Study these small business ideas carefully. Relate and weigh each of the business ideas to your peculiar circumstances, resources, temperament and needs in terms of what you want to achieve in terms of financial goal, personal and family life work balance, amount of time in your hand and the level of energy you are willing to expend.
Research them thoroughly. You may be able to adapt and bend any of these ideas to create a perfect one for your self. Some of the items in this list of small business ideas may be just right to start a home business and work from home. Others may be that perfect internet based business idea you have been looking for. Make a start today to starting your own business and create a UK job for yourself for life. These are tested and trusted successful business ideas.
Top Small Business Ideas
These are top ideas for business you can run anywhere. They include:
- Home Tutoring
- Leaflet distributing
- Distribute mails and parcels for courier companies
- Set up an Ironing services for clothes
- Mobile Car valeting
- Set up a car washing service in your local supermarket
- Be a Driving Instructor
- Train and be a freelance book-keeper for small businesses
- Horticulture and Gardening services
- Home cleaning services
- Office cleaning
- Provide a local wheelie Bin Cleaning services
- Train or retain as a plumber
- Be a local mason / plasterer
- Can you work as an handyman?
- Set up a childminding service
- Set up a local foreign language class
- Provide dropping and pick up services for school kids
- Dog walking
- Cat and dog grooming services
- Train and be a fitness instructor in your local gym
- Hire garages and provide house moving and storage facility services
- Provide house painting and wall paper services
- Pizza delivery services. Contact your local pizza shops
- Know how to braid and dress ethnic hair, set up a mobile ethnic hair salon
- Set up a regular hair salon
- Provide freelance hair cutting services in customers home
- Be an estate agent
- Teach and tune piano
- Set up a restaurant or tea shop
- Take up a KFC or McDonald's Franchise
- Set up a care agency
- Set up a care home
- Be an even organizer
- Dress making
- Free lance writing for papers and websites
- Organize seminars and courses for professionals
- Provide free lance consultancy services
- Set up a charity. You can legally claim for your upkeep
- Import goods from abroad and sell
- Open an eBay store
- Buy from Booth sale and sell online
- Buy from boot sale and take abroad to sell
- Import items from China
- Open your own e-commerce store online
Do not limit yourself to these ideas for small business. Look inward. Think about what you are best at. Could you start a business relating to your current trade, hobby, or did you spot a need in your locality or nationally that you could fill? Be willing to take the plunge.
Never underestimate the potential for success with each of the above business ideas. Use the Long Tail strategy. Leverage on the power of the internet. Set up a small business website that work (please do not just set up a website for the sake of it. Use the number one website setting up tool in the world: Solo Build It. You will be amazed at how you get people to find your business simply by finding you online and requesting your services.
You can also let people know what you do by posting small notices on boards at your local shops and supermarkets.
Do a market research. Find out if any of the above services may be needed in your locality. Start today.
If you decide to do your business online, we have also provided a list of small business ideas to guide a totally online business. See our internet business ideas here.
While looking to get a UK job, you can use our list of small business ideas to develop and run your own business and find a new lease of life. Literally.
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