Three Unique Businesses That You Can Start from Home

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Entrepreneurs are by their very nature ideas people who don’t mind taking risks. Entrepreneurs tend to have their sights set on the big picture, which is the possible huge success of their venture, rather than getting too caught up in all the little things. If this sounds like you and you’ve been feeling the urge to start your own business but aren’t exactly sure what kind of business it should be, then it’s time to let the brainstorming begin.

Here we’ll take a look at three unique businesses that you can get started right from your home.

An Events Planning Company

Think about all the events that people and even businesses host during the course of one year. This can be things like birthday parties, anniversary parties, weddings, festivals, and events for a town or city, corporate events, team-building events, and so forth. While a small little event at home is something that most people can take on, planning a big event is something that takes skill, contacts, and know-how, which is why professional event planners are such important people.

What this means is that an event planning company could be the perfect avenue to pursue, especially if you are an organized person, you have an eye for detail, and excellent communication skills. Depending on what type of events you will put together for your customers, you may want to invest in things such as games, activities, and even rides. Obviously the more options you offer to your clients-to-be, the broader the audience will be.

Take, for example, the games and rides you can purchase through Galaxy Multi Rides. The American Ninja Warrior course builder is a perfect example. This is a unique offering that will have participants feeling like they are on Wipeout!  It’s truly an obstacle course like no other.

Web Designer

Do you have a background in web design? Do you enjoy working with various clients and letting your creativity really shine through? If so, it may make sense to open your own web design company rather than working for someone else. You don’t need a whole bunch of equipment to get this business off the ground; you just need your computer and design software.

When you are working in a big design or advertising firm, you have no say in who the company takes on as clients, when it’s your own business you have full control over which contracts you are interested in.

Social Media Consultant

Just about every business out there, regardless of size or industry, is aware of how important it is to have a social media presence. Of course, knowing that and then building a strong and engaging presence are two totally different things. This is exactly why social media consultants are so in-demand, which makes for another great at-home business idea for entrepreneurs. As a social media consultant, it will be up to you to form the social media strategies for your clients, and possibly be the one posting for them on sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Plenty of Creative Options for Entrepreneurs

The great thing about making the choice to start your own business is that you have total freedom when it comes to the future you wish to build.


About the author /

Simon is a creative and passionate business leader dedicated to having fun in the pursuit of high performance and personal development. He is co-founder of Applied Change, a Business Change consultancy based in the UK. Simon is also an Ambassador for Gloucestershire business. Simon is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Professional Development.

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