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Small Businesses will play key role in the development of many families in upcoming years. We have seen a recession in America and Europe in last 5 years and still economies are not stable. We hear news after few months about job cut and unemployment that are leading to other social problems.
Small businesses can help many innovators and people who just lost their job. Not only people who are effected by job cut but also who are on jobs and want to earn more income as part time work, they can think about Small businesses. When someone talks about Small businesses, people don’t really understand where to make a start in small businesses field.
It is not actually a big thing to worry, all you have to take few steps, plan well and if you have any Business Development professional in contact, you should consult him. I have done bachelors in Business Administration and I understand the importance of Small Businesses and especially in today’s world when economic and financial challenges are increasing day by day.
Before brainstorming to find the best small business idea for 2013, you have to think few more things to settle down and make a professional start. Analyze yourself for your likes, favourite things in life and choices. You can’t pick the small business idea which you don’t like and you don’t have appeal for that business.
The point is, don’t indulge in the services or products you don’t like to use, see and work on. If a person does not like technological phones and smartphones, and he is an average mobile phone user who does not want to buy expensive mobile phone, he should not start any small business or even mobiles related blog because he has no interest. If you start your business or blog, related to your personal taste, then it will be a blast and you will work harder due to your liking and taste in your business product or service.
Los Angeles and San Francisco are two major cities in California, USA. People from across the country come to these cities to find jobs and business opportunities. If you are in those cities and even in other cities or countries, you can follow the concepts and ideas given in this articles, but these ideas are given according to the trends in such big cities.
Here I am mentioning some small business ideas of 2013, which you can consider for your new small business start-up in 2013. (Choose these ideas, if you find it interesting only)
If you are a person who loves books whether books or e-books, then you can think about ebooks business. E-books reading is a rapidly growing trend and products like Kindle Fire and Nook are the example for e-book popularity.
Obviously you can’t write a couple of E-books in a week or even in a month. E-book Selling Small Business idea does not mean that you have to write E-books to sell. If you are interested in books, then you can plan E-book selling business. Lets suppose you want to start a small business of E-book selling, and you need to make a group of people who are in your contacts and they can work with you in this small business. You are not making them partners, but you are going to do business with them.
Make a list of people who are expert in their respective fields and short list the people who you think can write about their expertise and field. The basically idea of E-Book Selling Business is, you will guide professionals of different fields in your contacts to write E-books and you will sell their E-books on internet. You can set your profit with authors. Plan well and start your work as an E-Book Selling Business. Contact people and turn them to authors, make couple of E-books ready in few months and start selling on different websites. Once the procedure starts, E-books will be started selling and your income with begin. You can keep on adding new Ebooks and Authors in your network.
How to Sell E-books?
There are many big shopping sites to sell Ebooks. You can start with Amazon, lulu, ibookstore and BN. When you will enter into this field, you will find more medium size Ebook sellers and retailers. You would be able to join those big sites, they will take their percentage of profit and rest of the price will be yours. Think about it!
Marketing Business is not a new business idea. It has been in the practice for decades. So what would be difference? It is you, who can make difference. Think about it!
When you listen about Marketing agency, you suddenly make an image that it’s a sales job. You have to sell some products from door to door or you can sell discount coupons. Actually if you are talking about Small Businesses ideas for 2013, then you need to update your mind and strategies. Be creative!
How you can make difference. Find out some businesses which are not making very much progress. Analyze them. If you have interest in marketing and promotional type businesses, then proceed with this idea. The idea is, you can make your small consultant brand, pick some brands for a month. Analyze their category and target market. Make suggestions that how they can improve their businesses and make more profits.
After that, you should go to them and discuss them that you want to work with them, you are not going to charge them, and you will give them extra sales and earn commission. It would not cost your client’s company, as they are not paying you anything and in the result they are getting additional sales, so if you present your ideas and business well, and you convince some businesses to work on this idea, you can start your marketing agency.
It will depend on you that how well you make a start up and choose which type of businesses to consult and start your Innovative Marketing Agency.
Are you fan of mom’s cookies? Most of the mothers make some cookies at home. This entrepreneurial idea would more likely acceptable for females but males can also jump into this. All you need to do is, find out the best cookies related item which you can make at home, ask your mother, aunt or anyone else at home or in cousins. Choose the product which is suitable to make and eat. Make a research on internet about the ingredients and try to consult the laboratory after you select the product. It would be better if you take your product to the City’s medical or health center to know about food tests. Ask them where to get your product tested to get certificate that it is clear to eat for people.
After such type of certification, feel free to move forward to plan your Small business with cookies. Design your packaging and branding. Contact bakers, Sweet shops, stores and other superstores to sell the product and show them the certificate copy.
It would be easy for you to get accepted with your cookie on shops and stores if you have attractive name and packaging, after that your product’s quality and taste will work, when customers start testing your product with the passage of time.
You can turn this idea into a great small business in 2013.
If you are little bit interested in designing and graphics work and you are not a designer, I would suggest you to go to any college for a 2 or 3 months diploma in graphics design. It will make you aware with the graphics softwares and help you in becoming a creative designer.
If you already know Adobe Photoshop and Corel Draw softwares to design graphics, then start your work, consult to some printing companies in the market and explain your business that, you want to give them business and you want little concession in the printing services. You will definitely get a deal with a printing company in the market. After that, get your visiting card printed, try to make your website and start work. You have to make attractive packages to design companies and businesses official stationery like visiting cards, letterheads and invoice pads etc.
Females love makeup. If you like makeup and want to start your business related to makeup then get proper training of 2 to 3 months under some experienced makeup artist or find any fashion institute which is offering any course or diploma of makeup learning. Males and females both join makeup field. After your training you can start working as a makeup artist.
Why this business?
Life is getting busier day by day and people don’t have much time to do everything so they look for specially skilled people who do particular jobs and they hire them to work for them. There would be no woman on the planet who does not like makeup.
This idea you might have seen but like every mind is different to other and every face is a new face. So don’t worry about the old idea. Turn it into new. You can start your own small recruitment agency. It can be a great idea, all you have to make things in line and understand the output of your business.
You must be clear about the idea of your business. Every step and every pros and cons should be clear in your mind.
Your small recruitment agency can work as a middle-point between employees and employers. The interesting thing can be, as I said, you have to make some amendments in the old idea to turn it into a new and more unique idea. So, you can add spice in this idea by providing job seeker a proper and perfect job for his career.
Signing up with your company can be free for employers and employees. You must have a complete profile of your candidates and employers. You should bring out some outstanding candidate for the right job, so that employer gets good and suitable candidate and job seeker gets the job. You can charge your pre-defined fee from both parties. So the business slogan can be similar to ‘Right Candidate for best employers’.
So these were few small business ideas in my mind. You can share your opinions in the comments about these ideas and you can also share you own ideas for readers knowledge and betterment.