From eBay and Amazon, to Multiply and free hosted sites- the online business have slowly gained popularity due to its convenience to both the owner and the buyers. This business channel is a perfect strategy for those who are planning to start a business.
There are no limits as to what type of businesses to offer online. With either offering services or products, marketing them, though it will still be difficult, it gives them the benefit of saving up on promotional costs.
Just like an offline business, you have to make up your mind as to what type of business you plan to build and what do you plan to offer to your potential clients. And the best reward for this, you get to be your own boss who has control over your working time.
But being a business owner, online or offline, you still have to be prepared to go to be of service to your clients as long as 24/7.
Online Service-type business
This type of business has almost dominated the online industry because not only it provides easy convenience to access in both local and international soil but it also exudes the modern and innovated personality. It can also function as both a portfolio and their business card.
Here are some online service-type business ideas that are not only easy to set up, but can be very timeless, namely:
- Online translation services
- Web development
- Online newsletter
- Internet dating site
- Resume writer
- Online reviewer
Online Product-type business
This is the type of business that is somehow easy to market because of the product’s existence and visibility. But promoting so will also need the support of an offline marketing effort. However, it is still easy to put up and you have endless possibilities on being creative in terms of publicity. Here are some ideas to name a few:
- Online boutique
- Online jeweller
- Online Car rental service