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Low Cost Business Ideas

Business Low Cost

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need thousands of dollars to start your own business. If you want to make it as an entrepreneur, what you really need is determination and patience in order to survive the business world. If you’re looking for low cost business ideas, you’ve come to the right place because we have some brilliant ideas you can cash in on.

Ride Sharing Service

Thanks to platforms like Uber, ridesharing services are becoming popular worldwide. If you already have a car, you can start this business without shelling out a dime. If all goes well you can turn your ride sharing service into a chauffeur service, or hire other subcontractors to launch your own brand.

Music Lessons

If you are musically gifted, you can become a music teacher for almost no capital. All you need to be successful is your talent for music, word-of-mouth recommendation, and a good network of clients. The good thing about being a music teacher is that you get to interact with different kinds of people. You also get to move around if you like the idea of teaching one-on-one. If not, you can always set up a studio at home for a minimal amount of money.

Business or Life Coach

There are some people who need help in order to thrive. Business or life coaches encourage people to improve. To become a coach, certification is not required but is available. To be successful in this venture, you need to have a good reputation. All you need is good coaching training as well as experience if you want to be a business coach. Empathy is also good especially for life coaches.


If you have an eye for detail and love taking pictures why not start your own photography studio? You can work from home or sell your photos on the internet. Many people have become successful photographers by doing business on the web.  Not only is it more affordable compared to setting up your own studio, the internet is a great platform to reach more people. Setting up an online shop is easy and has the capability of being open 24/7.


If you are passionate about something popular, start your own blog and make a business out of it. There are many affordable and easy ways to start a website. To start a blogging business you need to be a good writer and have good marketing skills. You also need to know how to create content that will engage readers. A good way to start this business is to blog for big companies for free. Once you have established your reputation and developed a good relationship with brands, you can charge as contributing author to other blog sites.

Online Retailer

If you have a passion for fashion you can become an online retailer. You can basically sell anything online is sites like eBay and Etsy, and selling things in your closet that you do not use is a good way to start a business with minimal capital. Once you’ve cleaned out your closet, you can start with the garage or hit flea markets and yard sales for items to sell online. Aside from selling your stuff, branch out and start selling other people’s stuff too.

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