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10 BUSINESS IDEAS THAT REQUIRE LITTLE TO NO START-UP CAPITAL



Starting a business of your own can be sometimes challenging if at all you lack the start-up capital. However this should not be a hindrance to your financial breakthrough since there are lots of business that you can start with completely zero or minimal capital,all you need is an idea.Your skills and creativity are the foundation of your business.Here are some of the business with low start-up costs;

  1. Affiliate marketing.

Affiliate marketing  simply entails earning commissions by promoting other companies' products and services.However it is only easy if you have a website or blog though you can also make use of social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. There are several sites that offer this program you just have to choose your niche and concentrate on it.Sign up for an affiliate program here








2.Event and project planning 

You can start this business from the comfort of your home.All you need is to perhaps meet the clients at their offices or homes. If you have the passion for organizing and decorating parties then this is an opportunity for you.


3.Consulting or coaching business 

A business consultant is basically an expert in a particular field who works as an advisor either to an individual or company.Do you have the passion and drive for excellence? Are you knowledgeable about a particular field? Kudos your skills are enough to get you started. There are vast areas that you can offer advice on. Some of the examples include;
  • Career counseling 
  • Business and marketing consultant
  • Human resources 
  • Insurance 
  • Public relations 
  • Payroll management 
  • Gardening 
  • Health and fitness coach 
  • Cooking consultant 



4.Resume writing

The fact is that not everyone is good at writing or enjoys writing despite their experiences. Individuals are always more than willing to pay handsomely just to have their personal information well put on paper. If you love writing then this is your niche,clinch to it. It will cost you nothing to get set up. 

5.Photography 

With this the only thing you will need to work on is getting the camera & perhaps catering for travel expenses. Otherwise it requires little training to know how to operate the cameras and offer professional services. With wedding and several events  occurring almost on every weekend you can make a lot from this. 




6.Laundry services 

Home based laundry services does not require learning any skills to start. You'll however need to have an effective marketing strategy to help you extend your exposure. 

7.Courier services 

Businesses in the busy areas are most likely to use local courier services since they offer flexible pickup and drop off. You can easily get started with this but you must have an efficient transport system. 
We are in an era where almost every business needs an online presence.If at all you have the skills required for Web design you can start offering such services since the demand keeps on increasing. 

9.Application development 

If you can design,build and maintain mobile applications you should have started since it's one of the most evergreen IT roles and it still keeps on getting greener. Think about it and make the move. 

Provided you have the right certificates for child protection rights or teaching experience you can list your area of specilisation in your website 
or you can decide to offer the service at people's home.

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