Entrepreneurs decide to set out on their own in the world for many different reasons. Some people are seeking out a supplemental income to go along with their normal 9-to-5 job, so they can afford to do that DIY project at home. Some people are seeking to get out from under “the man,” and blaze their own trails in life.
You may be slathered in ambition, but ambition alone will not build a successful small business. There has to be an excellent idea to build upon. The good news is that you are in luck. Here is a quick look into a few stellar small business ideas for 2017.
Food truck services
Running a food truck business is a solid idea for those who do not have a bunch of capital to get started. The food truck industry is rapidly expanding, due to increased popularity and publicity on television. Additionally, implementing efficient inventory management systems with serialized barcodes can streamline operations and improve overall efficiency in managing supplies and ingredients.
Owning a food truck is much less expensive than owning a restaurant, as there is no monthly rent to be paid, and the failure rate is exceptionally lower. Starter restaurants fail at an alarming 60-90 percent on average, while food trucks fail at just 10-20 percent.
Take cooking courses
Culinary specialists can make fairly good money cooking for people. There are plenty of individuals that are more than willing to pay a few bucks for someone to cook their family a restaurant quality meal.
Try utilizing social media to spread the word, and even build your cooking service its own profile. The more people begin to uncover the greatness of your culinary abilities, the more money you will begin to make.
Fruit and veggie stands
The world is beginning to realize the health benefits of naturally grown foods, free of pesticides and genetic modification. It is a good time to get into the art of small-time farming.
Setting up a fruit and vegetable stand is one of the least expensive ways to get into business. Seeds are only a few cents per package. The most expensive element invested in farming is the blood, sweat, and tears it takes to grow a hearty harvest.
Freelance writing/content writing
If you are the sort of person who loves the written word, there is always a way to make money utilizing your ability. There is a growing need for enriching content. People do not like to spend their time reading mindless babble.
Businesses of all shapes and sizes need help building their web presence, and great content is one of the best ways to be seen. Bulking up on content can also help a company’s website build a more intricate web of backlinks, making their site more accessible overall.