These are the concepts and business ideas that people can use to start their own enterprise. As the need for baby boomers to start downsizing grows, you can use your organizing and decluttering skills to start making an industry standard $50-125 an hour with very little startup costs and some free expert advice from Jen Kilbourne Believe it or not, pro organizers don’t just work with hoarders.
There are always new websites popping up in need of professional web design, and foundational books like HTML & CSS: Design and Build Websites by acclaimed web designer Jon Duckett and Don’t Make Me Think by user experience legend Steve Krug will get you started down the right path to quickly determining whether or not becoming a web designer is a viable side business idea for you.
Take my friend, Mark Jackson’s lead with what he’s doing to build a travel consulting side business idea Start with word of mouth recommendations from friends who know they can count on you for the cheapest flights, and don’t forget to set up an account with Plansify to start getting paid for your travel expertise in your free time.
The 2008 credit crisis has made it more difficult for small businesses to get a start-up loan than in previous years, according to Lydia Dishman of In 2009, for example, the U.S. Small Business Administration reduced its lending to small businesses by 36 percent over the previous year.
If you’re creating a business, it’s likely that your end goal is to make money from it. Even if your business can be profitable in its first year, you want to make sure that it has longevity so you don’t waste your time on a project that doesn’t have a long-term future.