The Big List of Business Ideas for Small Business

The big list of Business Ideas

The Big List of Business Ideas for your Small Business.

Scan these Ideas and evaluate thoroughly if you believe the Idea you like has potential in your area.

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'How To ........' Videos

The organization creates 'how to ......' videos for a large number of tasks. The profit is made from the advertisements on the website.

Average: 3.9 (77 votes)
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3D entertainment

This is a new form of entertainment in India which provides an experience of virtual reality. Hence 3D, 4D and 5D theatres which provide new experience to the viewers are rapidly growing in India. And this experience is unique since it is multisensory.

Average: 3.7 (39 votes)
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3D Printing

3D printing is a field which is growing at an unbelievable rate.A 3D printer can be bought or even made in some cases for a small initial investment.For Example: Phone cases have already been proved as a great profit generating sector by various small 3D printing compaies around the world.

Please read this article to understand the importance of this topic

Average: 3.9 (48 votes)
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3d Visualization Recruitment Services

In the field of 3d architectural visualization, most training classes do not guarantee job placements. There are many small firms that are house operated and one does not know about them, even job portals do not have them on their list. You can visit your city, surf internet and find out most of such small firms that pay well to their employees and act as a recruitment agent.

Average: 3.6 (16 votes)
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Acupuncture

The organization will send people who have knowledge about acupuncture to improve the health and fitness of clients for a fee.

Average: 4 (39 votes)
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Adventure Tourism

The organization handles various trekking or camping tours for people who want to have an adventurous vacation.

Average: 4 (33 votes)
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Advertising

Using new techniques for advertising in order to increase client satisfaction like balloons, banners etc.

Average: 3.8 (38 votes)
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Advertising with Entertainment

The organization will create videos which are disguised to be meant for entertainment but they do also serve as advertising for some companies. The video is not centered on the product yet the viewer will be influenced.

Average: 4 (33 votes)
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Aerobics Center

As people are becoming health conscious, fitness programs have gained popularity. There is a huge demand for fitness clubs focussing on various fitness programs. One can start aerobics center providing the best training to improve overall health.

Average: 3.9 (8 votes)
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Affiliate Marketing

Create a website that promotes other organization's products or services for a commission.

Average: 3.6 (49 votes)
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Agriculture Consultancy

The organization will give advice on which crops are best suitable to the particular conditions like climate, irrigation facilities, capital etc. For this the organization will take a consultancy fee.

Average: 3.9 (38 votes)
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Air Charter

Provide companies and other organizations chartered aircrafts for a particular cost for transportation of people and/or products.

Average: 4 (24 votes)
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Air Compressor Manufacturing

Set up a small scale compressor manufacturing business.

Average: 4.2 (26 votes)
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Alcohol Free Hand Sanitizer

With increased importance on hygiene, people are using sanitizers to keep their hands clean. The need for sanitizer is more is households with newborn kids. Most sanitizer companies are providing alcohol based sanitizers, which is not preferred by people who don’t like to use alcohol as a cleaning agent, as they have to perform their prayers (pooja/namaz). This creates an opportunity for this business.

 

Average: 3.8 (17 votes)
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Algorithm Developer for Teams

Create algorithms that determine which people will work better in which team through a collection of objective questions. Thus the group made will be made impartially and personal equations will not be considered. This is of growing importance as in most organizations team based approach for problem solving is followed.

Average: 3.8 (18 votes)
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Ambulance Service

Get into a contract with a hospital or directly set up a service for providing ambulances.

Average: 4 (36 votes)
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Amphibious Advertising

This technique uses inflatable display systems. Thus the billboard can be placed on any surface, land or water - caters to a larger segment of the target market.

Average: 4.1 (22 votes)
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Angel Investment

Invest in other business ventures to gain better returns if the company does well.

Average: 3.9 (38 votes)
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Animal Assisted Therapy Services

Provide animals like dogs to assist therapy of mentally challenged and/or patients undergoing severe stress. This uses the fact that these animals have a healing and calming affect on the people.

Average: 3.9 (28 votes)
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Animal Registration

The organization will assist in the registration of pets for a fee. Also it will look after the registration and identification records of these pets.

Average: 4.2 (17 votes)
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Antique Shop

Own an antique shop which sells, buys and provides consultancy for antiques. The antique shop could be centric over an era or some articles in particular like jewellery or vases.

Average: 4.1 (21 votes)
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Apprenticeship Training

The organization will link the apprentice to an accomplished person in that field for a fee.

Average: 4.1 (21 votes)
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Arcades

The organization sets up and runs arcades which have arcade games for kids, teenagers and young adults .

Average: 4.2 (21 votes)
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Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is the practice of using volatile plant oils, including essential oils, for psychological and physical well-being. You can start a service to provide aromatherapy, you can also sell essential oils for aromatherapy at home.

Average: 3.7 (6 votes)
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Auction Selling

You can sell and resell products through online sites like ebay, amazon for a profit

Average: 4 (32 votes)
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Auto Components

Manufacture different auto components such as clutches, axels, bumpers, shock absorbers, gears etc. Auto components is one of the fastest growing segments in the economy.

Average: 4 (59 votes)
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Auto Service Station

There is a drastic increase in the number of cars and vehicles due to the growning population. Therefore you may think about setting up an after sales service centre. It could cater to all the needs of the cars and provide them servicing. Also you may start a second hand dealership which could also be very profitable.

Average: 4.1 (34 votes)
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Automatic Food Dispenser For Pets

This food dispenser automatically gives out food of specific quantity at a specific time for dogs and cats when the owners are away.

Average: 4 (32 votes)
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Aviation Services

With the advent of smaller aircrafts, flying has become more accessible to the public. If you have avid interest in flying then you can set up a flying club along with your friends. You can also conduct training sessions for the people. At the same time you could ferry these planes or helicopters between locations and make money as a taxi service.

Average: 4 (29 votes)
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Baby Clothes Rental Service

As babies grow out of their clothes in a few months, this service helps parents use baby clothes (sometimes even designer) for a fixed fee per month. This has the potential to be profitable as both the customer and the organization gain.

Average: 4.2 (33 votes)
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Baby Hand/Feet Impressions

Create baby hand or feet impressions in brass for a cost.

Average: 4 (35 votes)
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Baby Toys & Accessories

India being one of the nation’s high in birth rate, toys/accessories like walking cradle, pram, kids motor bike, designer cycles, baby swing etc. can be seen as a lucrative business. Though there are websites like firstcry.com & babyoye.com catering to this need on a large scale, their product range mostly includes branded products like fisherprice which not everyone can afford. There seems to be not many established players offering such products (non branded - mainly from china) at affordable price to cater middle/higher middle class earning segment of the society.

 

Average: 3.1 (9 votes)
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Background Check

The organization will do a background check of potential employees and clients of a company for a fee.

Average: 3.9 (31 votes)
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Bakery

Bakery business provides a range of products like muffins, doughnuts, cakes, different type of breads etc. These products can be sold at storefront retail to the customers and/or can be sold to shops & hotels as distributors.

Average: 3.9 (34 votes)
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Bamboo shop

An outlet selling Bamboo products like planks, tiles, balusters, mats, veneer, plywood, boards, etc.

Average: 4 (25 votes)
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Banquet Business

Large banquet halls are required for business meetings, weddings and birthday parties. This organization will rent out these banquet halls for these events for a fee.

Average: 4 (29 votes)
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Barter Systems

The organization will find people or other organizations who want to trade products required by someone for some other products. For this the organization will keep some commission which would then be the revenue of the company.

Average: 4.1 (31 votes)
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Basket weaving

Start a business that manufactures and sells made-to-order baskets. This can reap in good profits as people from all walks of life are always searching for the perfect article for home decoration.

Average: 3.9 (32 votes)
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Bathroom Fittings

With rising craze for interior designing & home decoration industry, there seems to be an opportunity to provide designer fittings for bathroom. You can either focus on a niche segment of population or can cater with various budget range products.

Average: 3 (6 votes)
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Battery Manufacturing

The use of batteries is prevalent in almost all aspects of modern life.  Batteries find application from use in personal electronic appliances to commercial vehicles.  Thus, there exists a market for all sizes.  

Average: 4.1 (51 votes)
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Beauty Care Products

The need to look good creates demand for beauty care products. You can start a range of beauty care products; the key is to offer what other brands don’t offer. There are brands currently selling range of beauty care products including herbal products, organic products, ageing products, fairness products etc.

Average: 3.7 (6 votes)
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Beauty Salon

Most of us want to look beautiful/handsome, presentable and up to the mark. The need arises due to many occasions may it be a wedding, corporate meeting, a date or general beauty consciousness; it leads to opportunity of starting a business that caters to this need. A beauty salon can be started providing various services for this segment.

Average: 3.9 (8 votes)
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Bed and Breakfast

Is fast becoming very popular with travelers. Provide your customers with a place to rest at night and a meal in the morning.

Average: 4.1 (29 votes)
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Birds Sales

Pure bred pigeons and cockatiel birds are desired by many as they can be trained easily. This organisation will look into this.

Average: 4 (39 votes)
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Boardroom Facilities

Many small business  houses do not have Boardrooms of their own. You can develop one of your own and hire it out to such business houses.

Average: 4 (29 votes)
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Boat Dealers

Give boats on rent for trips and tours for a particular fee.

Average: 4 (22 votes)
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Body Building Supplement

Arrange and sell body building supplements at discounted price to various gym and fitness centres or individuals

Average: 4.1 (14 votes)
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Body Piercing

Body piercing is taken as a fashion statement. There is craze among people especially youngsters to pierce their eyebrows, face, belly etc. to look cool. You can start a piecing parlour or an online service to cater this demand.

Average: 4 (5 votes)
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Box and Carton Manufacturing

Produce boxes, corrugated boxes and cartons in a variety of sizes and designs to suit the needs of your customers.

Average: 4 (88 votes)
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Breeding Exotic Fishes

These fishes are bred in particular environments with particular food requirements. This is of growing popularity as people now believe that fishes carefully chosen could vary the overall decor of the room.

Average: 4 (28 votes)
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