Here’s my top 7 start up business ideas for the year ahead…
The beginning of a new year can mean a new start for many of us and a great way to create a new start is to bring to life one or more new start up business ideas.
There’s numerous opportunities around for new businesses at the moment so I’ve created my own top 7 list for 2011.
Whether you use a start up business idea from this list or think of one of your own it doesn’t matter. The intention is to inspire you to create something new…
* Sports Nutrition – as people become more health conscious sports nutrition is becoming more and more popular. It’s ideal to sell online and it’s consumable so your customers will repeat buy from you over and over.
* Accounting Services – many small businesses are expected to start in 2011 so why not cater for them. They’ll all need part time accounting and bookkeeping services from someone, it may as well be you.
* Virtual Assistant – this is ideal as a home based start up business idea. Small businesses like to outsource some of their day to day tasks and they’re doing it more and more. Why not work from home doing these tasks for a number of different businesses.
* Online Retail – this has been a massive growth area for the last few years now and 2011 will be no different. Requiring little initial investment it’s one of my favourite start up business ideas for 2011.
* House Building – in the UK at least there’s been a shortage of housing for years now. With the housing crash last year not nearly enough houses were built making the problem worse. People still need new houses and 2011 could be the year to start building.
* Solar Equipment – with energy prices rising yet again more people than ever are purchasing their own solar panels, usually to heat their water. In the UK people are even being paid around twice the going rate to put electricity back into the grid. This could be a big growth area for 2011.
* Event Planning – if you have a talent or passion for organising weddings or parties then this could for you. With the average wedding cost in the UK being about £23,000 we’re not shy in spending a lot of money on events. This is another potential home based business idea too.