Remember, when you were a kid, and your mother used to say – “Child, you can be anything in the world, just have faith”, she was right. Although while growing up it became clear that not “everything is easy” and there is not “everything one can do”. You then decided on a particular field and after getting knocked out by hundreds of people in the race, you gave up only to get stuck between those thousands of ideas of what you can still do and what you can still be.
You are now confused.
You don’t have that idea that can justify your potential, the idea that can give you the life you want, the idea in which there is limited investment and lots of freedom to earn.
So, you stay low-key, decide to lay down in the bed all day long, binge watching your favourite show over and again, thinking about your troubled life.
Wondering how I know this?
- Do not worry, I am not spying.
- Something like this happened with me too.
I sat in grief for 10 days until I found these miraculous job titles. So here I am my friend, to help you.
With limited skills, acquired knowledge and petty investments, you can earn money right away. Making money is pretty easy if you know how, there are also loads of websites like The Money Sack that can give you help and advice too! All you need is a little time and focus.
So here are 10 Business ideas that can change your life forever (like really forever)!!
You must have studied geography in your junior years. Maybe you liked it, maybe you not; with adequate knowledge of places around the world, you can become a travel expert.
Travel expert is a person who plans trips for clients and potential clients like managing the time schedule, arranging flights, hotels, getaways etc. He usually can tie-up with the hotels all around the world and can also maintain a micro-blog about his/her journeys. Compulsorily not a travel enthusiast, you can read and learn about the tourist destinations starting from your country and, by planning, others trips can charge thousands in a day. Also, becoming a travel expert has its own benefits. Staying consistent in your work can help you get invitations from famous airlines as well as hotels to review their services.
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How to start?
To be a travel expert, you would require to set up a small office at home, basically, a room which would include a working desk, Laptop, Country Pamphlets costing around INR 30000 ($500). You would need to promote yourself on different platforms including social media. This work requires patience, so you can also opt for a hosting company.
This is a classic idea as working with a local agency can help you make contacts easily. A local agency can hire you as their sales representative, and would allow you to use their IATA (International Air Transport Association) number. You would be kept on Salary+Incentive basis but they will charge around 30000 every month as a privilege of you acting as their own independent agent. So in a way or the other, there is an investment.
Investment– $500 (one time)
Earnings– $500 to $1000 per month
Ever wondered, that how much that artificial necklace your mum is wearing, really costs. If not, search for it. Artificial jewellery is the most earning business in the present era. With ladies prying on such accessories, the jewellery market can make you earn a lot in a day.
But how; ever heard of street markets of Indian metropolitan cities like Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai that are known for its cheap and best products. You can buy goods in bulk from there, like a pair of earring for just 70 Rs ($1) and can sell it on rates such as 200 Rs ($3+delivery charges) in two-tier or three-tier cities. Which means the profits you make is just triple the rate of investment. Whoa, now tell me can’t you be a millionaire?
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Where to Start – You would need to invest around INR 5000 ($70)only when starting the business. You will find the most trending jewellery in Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Bangalore etc. Plan a trip and buy the stock. Sell your stock to local vendors. Selling the stock worth such amount even double the price, you would make INR 80000 ($1100) per month. Or if not double, you can earn approximately 50000 ($700) per month.
Investment – $70 (one time)
Earnings– $150 to $1000 per month
You are an expert in a particular field but you don’t know how to utilize your knowledge. This business is for you. You can make videos of yourself showing off of whatever you are good in like dance, singing, baking, designing projects, teaching, inspiring and upload it on YouTube. Believe me, if you are good you will start getting hits in no time and maybe can become a YouTube star. Or if you think that the YouTube thing wont work, sign up on Unacademy and sell your video to them at a settled price and earn.
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How to start – Film your skill and make an account on youtube which is absolutely free. Also, set up an ad-sense account as it helps in monetising through advertisements. Refer to YouTube for tips on how to grow and make money through Youtube. Otherwise, if you are a teacher sign up at Unacademy and start earning a salary on a monthly basis. Unacademy operates in Bengaluru.
Earnings- $150 to $100000 INR per month
If you write well or is a budding writer, there are many platforms like Bloggers, WordPress etc where you can sign up and start writing blogs. And, maybe, if you want less trouble and are not good at management, platforms like Pixr8 helps you showcase your handwriting skills for free. Some platforms like it, invite bloggers to meet and invent ideas for social awareness. Not only this you get invitations from renowned companies and hotels to visit them. Along with a paycheck for writing, you travel to new places.
Where to start- You need to set up a website for blogging which can be easily done at WordPress or bloggers for free. Or if you want your own site with your chosen domain name, you can buy a domain from Godaddy or Domain.in along with web hosting and SEO services for $200 for a year. Blogging lets you earn different types of income such as Advertising Income, Affiliate Income, Income from events etc.
Investment- $30 per month
Income– $500 to $100k per month + free invites to check the products
Ok, you totally got confused with the heading.
Domain service provider is a person who buys domains in bulk from domain service providers such as GoDaddy, Domain.in and sells it in profit to the customers. For example – there is a person D who is running a business with domain name abcx.in , now he desires to change his domain name to abcx.com. As you have purchased that domain earlier at $3, desperate D will give you any amount you asked for to acquire it. Say, $10.
Where to Start- Start by buying some popular domains from trustable domain hosting providers such as GoDaddy, Domain.in etc which will cost you around $200 in total. Before buying do a full research on which domains are the most famous and needed.
Investment: $80 to $150
Income– $400 to $50000 per month
The easiest way of earning in India is to become an estate agent. Ok, not the easiest with so many of them around but still. Estate agent helps a person sale, purchase or rent a house. For providing this service they charge a fixed percentage of payment from the cost.
To be true, some agents providing houses for rent charge the exact amount of payment as the rent which means if the rent for a month is INR 15k, the payment is also INR 15k. The biggest advantage no investment and 100% profits.
You can become an online agent also by signing up on Nestaway or can be an online worker.
Where to start- To be an Estate agent you must really have some incredible experience to get rich in no time. Well, it’s not hard. Find a local real estate agency and work with them, it will help you in learning and making contacts. If not a local agency, you can also sign up on local sites like 99acres.com and Nestaway, and gain some experience.
Annual Income– $4000 to $10000 per deal
Lots of people around us have online businesses that require so much involvement, that they get no time to fix the sections of their website. So, they hire people who design the window for them for making the web experience more fun and interactive. Not only this, the digital divide’s impact is vast, and not all are tech-savvy. If not at a professional level, you can help people design their websites and charge fees from them.
Where to start- To be a web designer, you can join an online course on platforms like coursera, digitalvidya etc. After having some experience. Set up a website for yourself and invite people to design their websites at rates different from the competitors. Offer best deals. It will cost around 25k to be a web designer.
Annual Income– $5000-$10000
Share Market Expert
Lets explain this with an example, “A person wants to invest $200k in share market but he has absolutely no knowledge of the market process and is uncertain of the returns.”
The work you do is – Take his money, Promise him a fixed percentage of return on the investment and invest it. Having knowledge of the market, you know its highs and lows. While you promised 40% returns on his investment to him, you got 75% returns which means you earn 35%+ the fees you charge for managing his funds.
Work upon the knowledge of the market and you are fit to choose this business.
Investment- Based on Share Values
Income– 100x to 500x (for long-term)
Platforms like Paytm, OYO, Popxo etc provides you an opportunity to become their campus ambassador and present them to the world and the clients their work. They give you a monthly payment along with the incentives you earn. The work you do is simply represent them to the targeted audience. For example – OYO campus ambassador of Pune would be responsible to give details about the city and the services that Oyo offers.
Where to start- Visit websites of Paytm, Oyo and other established online businesses. Visit its career section and find a job lining up in Lucknow, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Mohali, Hyderabad and Bangalore. They hire you on Monthly Salary+Incentives basis. Oh, I heard Zivame is hiring and training you to earn – ChampionsZivame
Income– $100 to $500 INR per month
This business to be true is the most profitable considering the quality of food you will provide.
The reason – People nowadays work away from home in different cities. They miss home food and are tired of eating at cafe’s and fast food giants. Opening a tiffin service and catering to such people, will get you lots of cash and can help expand the business in small time as students and office-goers are the daily clients of such start-ups.
Just remember to make it tasty and delicious.
Where to Start- Set up a small working area and hire 2 well-skilled chefs. You would require to have all the necessary equipment’s needed for preparing home-made food. This will require a one-time investment of 70k-80k including the ingredients. Print pamphlets and advertise on social media until you start getting the customers.
Investment- $80 to $100
Income- $150 to $700 per month
I hope you must have liked at least one of these. If not, try out your most favourite one because you never know, maybe it will work out. All the best!