As the world is evolving, its systems and methods of tasks accomplishment are rapidly moving along.
In order to gain ground in this present age, you must pick up a niche out of a thousand of niches which the information age has provided, then develop yourself mentally and skillfully in that niche.
The underlying fact is that, information age has unveiled so many job opportunities for the youths and you can likewise count yourself lucky to be in this exploitative age .
Below are 7-businesses you can start and make some cool cash out of it.
1. Delivery/Logistics Services
As online businesses emerge everyday, there’s a great need for delivery servics.
Obviously, for any online business to boom, there must be a good delivery service on ground.
How can you start?
- Join various business groups on WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram.
- Introduce yourself as a Logistics personnel.
- Give them a fair price to attract them. That’s all!
If you can’t do the deliveries by yourself, collaborate with known logistics company and negotiate commission on every customer you give to them.
Logistics is a very big issue for online merchants, so start thinking in the right direction on how to avail yourself of this awesome opportunity.
2. Selling Other People’s Products (Dropshipping)
Dropshipping is the easiest business one can do in this era. In fact, I call it a “lazy way of making money”.
You neither need a Kobo nor a store to start this business, neither do you need to bother yourself about the delivery service. All that is required from you is to look for a seller, market his product, get a buyer and refer the buyer to the seller.
The seller takes it up from there. All the packaging and delivery is done by the seller. Just cross your legs and let the seller complete the process while you wait for your commission to be sent to you by the seller.
Mind you, you can do this business with more than one seller, but you must be careful in choosing a seller to work with, as some sellers have integrity issue and hence are not trustworthy.
3. Website/Graphics Design
So many people want to have websites for their businesses for visibility purposes and this is where the business aspect comes in.
Majority have the belief that web and graphic design can only be done by computer geeks. Position yourself as an expert and start making money by designing websites.
You also need a website for your business, you may think you don’t need a website now, but later in the future, you will realize that you need it.
Remember, all other social media platforms are not yours, building all your businesses on these platforms without a website is risky.
Come to think of it, if Mark Zukerberg decides to shutdown Facebook and Instagram today, what happens to your business? Your website is your landed property, nothing can happen to it. A website gives your business a more professional look.
Some people have lost business contracts because they do not have a website. Moreover, a lot of entrepreneurs also want to design beautiful and attractive content graphics for their products and you can make a lot of money by making beautiful designs for them.
Note: You can literally do all these with your smartphone or laptop without stepping an inch from your home.
There’s an app called CANVA that you can use to create beautiful designs from the comfort of your home.
4. Social Media Management
It is a known fact that some business owners, celebrities, big men/women, even politicians today, are so occupied with a lot of things that they don’t have much time to dedicate to their businesses online; and if such people have someone to manage this for them, they would be so glad.
A lot of employees have online business that is struggling to survive due to lack of management.
Therefore, you can as well generate a reasonable amount of money by managing other people’s social media handles.
All it takes is, acquire the skills, look for those that need this service and negotiate your charges with them. Also, you must be able to do the following:
- Develop good content.
- Run Facebook and Instagram adverts.
- Relate with clients.
Note: you can do this with your phone and you can manage for more than one person.
5. eBook Publishing
You can improve your odds of making money with ebooks by having a good system of content development, choosing the right platforms, making the most of your marketing efforts, and most importantly, increasing your momentum and not sitting back to relax once your first eBook is published.
Ebooks offer many advantage to home-based entrepreneurs. ebooks provide passive income, in that, you create it once, and it keeps generating income for you. So, if you are thinking of starting any online business, you may want to consider creating and selling informational ebooks.
The key to selling ebooks is to write simply and clearly, as people are willing to buy because they want to learn how to do something.
6. Become A Distributor By Using Other People’s Money (OPM)
Most people still believe that mini-importation is all about buying and selling. Of course, it is, but more can be done with the knowledge of mini-importation.
You can become a distributor or supplier of a unique product. You do not need a huge capital to start, you can even start with zero capital.
How possible is this, right? Well, you can visit the supermarkets, stores, hotels, churches etc within your locality; show them a sample of the product you want to supply and tell them you can supply to them at affordable price, or look for a product in their store, then do your market research and tell them that you can supply to them at a better price.
Note: do not appear cheap. Make sure you appear as smart and presentable as you can. let them know that you have come to offer value. Be confident and stand tall. Use the deposit to buy the product from your choice country, when the goods finally arrives, deliver and collect your balance. Having done this, you have succeeded in using other people’s money (OPM) to start your own business.
7. Information Marketing
Another business people seem to neglect is, selling your knowledge.
Quite a few number of persons has information that can help others but keep it to themselves.
In case you are not aware, that’s a cool business! Quite frankly, by the time you package your skills well, tag a fee and roll out weekly or monthly training routine, you must be handling some cool cash as a handsome guy and be buying in full as a beautiful lady.
Therefore acquire some skills and knowledge now, as people are looking for the right knowledge. Do not depend on your certificate alone, it will only feed you for a limited time, but the skill you acquire today will sustain well enough.
Use what you have to get that which you do not have. Get a skill and monetize it. Pay for some trainings to have a knowledge of what to sell to others. Learn something new and teach for a token.
True happiness they say, involves the full use of one’s power and talents. Now, take a good advantage of this age and enjoy the financial freedom that comes from it.