Ideas For The Aspiring Entrepreneur Who Wants To Start A Small Business

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Starting a small business is a difficult feat. Well, starting a small business that achieves success is a difficult feat. So many entrepreneurs, just like you, are trying to do the same thing. It’s a competitive marketplace, and you’re competing with established corporations as well as small startups in the same boat as you. In a crowded market, how does a small company get ahead? For starters, it depends on the industry. In this article, we’re going to talk about some of the best industries that you could consider. These are some ideas for the aspiring entrepreneur who wants to start a small business.

 

Tutoring.

This is a great business model for entrepreneurs of all backgrounds. Whether you have skills in a particular profession or simply in the art of business itself, you probably have knowledge that you could pass on to others. One of the best ways to make money is to start tutoring. You’ll always have a steady base of clients because knowledge is valuable (obviously, this depends on you being a good teacher). There are online tutoring opportunities in all manner of areas. Perhaps you have web development or graphic design skills. Perhaps, as already suggested, you have business skills that you could teach to other aspiring entrepreneurs. The key is to teach a subject in which you have great expertise or great interest (ideally, both). That’s how you’ll engage with potential clients and build a loyal customer base.

 

Betting.

A slightly different business you could consider is one in the betting industry. This marketplace can prove very profitable for those who understand its workings. If you’re going to start a bookie company, it’s important that you know the answer to the question: “What is Price Per Head?” This software will help you to manage the administrative side of your betting operations. It will help you to profit from your regular clients. In a relatively unpredictable industry, it’s important that you have a guaranteed source of income but also maintain loyal relationships with clients. You don’t want them to constantly lose money, but you also don’t want to lose money for your business. It’s about getting the balance right.

 

Upcycling.

Another great business to start from home would be an upcycling operation. This is a very appealing industry for many self-employed individuals who want to make some money. It might not be the kind of business model you want to maintain forever, but it could be a great opportunity to give you some funding for future entrepreneurial ventures that you have in mind. You could start by sprucing up some of the old possessions in your household that you no longer want to keep. It’s a very straightforward and reliable business model; it’s all about increasing the value of products and turning over a profit. You should start browsing the internet for old belongings that people no longer want. Facebook Marketplace and eBay are great platforms to use for this. Worn-out furnishings can be massively increased in value with a fresh coat of paint, for example. It all depends on your “handyperson” skills, of course.

Lisa
Lisa Besserman, Founder and CEO of Startup Buenos Aires, has been named as Business Insider’s “Top 100 Most Influential Women in Tech”, and the 2014 “Business Innovator of Latin America” by the Council of the Americas.

Lisa moved to Buenos Aires from New York City to create Startup Buenos Aires, the organization that represents the startup, tech and entrepreneurial community of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Startup Buenos Aires has been one of the main catalysts for strengthening the tech ecosystem in Latin America, by bringing global startup initiatives, development projects and investment opportunities to the region.
Under Lisa’s leadership Startup Buenos Aires has been credited as “Top 3 Growing Startup Cities” by CNBC and “5 Emerging Global Tech Hubs” by Entrepreneur Magazine.

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