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8 small business ideas to increase your income

Updated on November 2, 2016

Are you not quite satisfied with your current income? do you wish to have extra money to spend on things you wish to have? do you wish to buy more clothes, new furniture, have more holidays or just for savings? do you just wish to have financial freedom? the answer to all of these is by starting your own small business. Small business are great for earning you extra money. If you are a full-time employee or a full-time mother or a student, yet you can spend your spare time in doing your small business in your spare time. We all have some free time to spend but most of us just overly waste in unnecessary things like spending too much time on Facebook or watching tv for hours. Spending our times in quality things do matter the most. You can benefit from your free time. We are all talented people. Wouldn't it be great if we use our talent in earning money.


Some of the small business ideas are:

Private tutor: small business about being a private tutor. teaching privately. You might be very good in any subject. You can teach privately by explaining things to children or people. You can teach in your local area or make online videos and post them on you-tube for extra

Cake maker: do you make wonderful cakes? Do people love your cakes? If yes, then you can start small business by making cakes for parties and weddings. Wedding cakes are very expensive and you can earn a good amount of money from making and decorating them.

custom jewellery: you may start your small business by making home-made custom jewellery like bracelets, hair accessories, anklets or earings. You can buy cheap ready-made items from shops and redesign them into your style and start selling them online or have your own website.

Small errands: can go for small errands for single parents or old people like picking up medicine from pharmacy, grocery shopping, picking up children from schools and etc...

Airport transportation: if you are driving you can take people to the airport. You can work privately for your friends and family members. They can save money with your service and you can earn extra money with them.

Selling online: you can sell a lot of things online on Amazon, eBay, Etsy and can cheap wholesale items from China or from the original manufacturers like electronics or custom jewellery and etc...if you can make home-made items like wedding invitation cards and sell them online too. There are a lot of people who appreciate and value home-made items.

Translation: if you know a second languages you can use it to translate for people meetings, appointments or paper documents

Makeup artist: if your girls friends likes your makeup styles, you might be a gifted makeup artist. You can start your own small business by brides hire you for their wedding day.

Certainly, these are only few small business ideas but the list is nearly endless. You just have to know what's your talent and start earning some extra money from it. If you know more small business ideas , please write it below in the comment to share them with people to get inspired.

I would recommend you to buy this book about small businesses ideas. It got a lot of positive reviews and I hope you would find ig useful


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    • Mariasha profile imageAUTHOR


      2 years ago from Rotherham

      Thank you very much Cindy. I am really happy that you find it useful and thanks for syndicating it to your blog

    • Cindy Kay Shun profile image

      Cindy Kay Shun 

      2 years ago from Manila, Philippines

      wow this contents has everything i need to know to run my small business. i have no worry of tax filings and advertisment with these contents. i will syndicate to my blog supergeniusarticles4business.blogspot


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