15 Business Ideas: Requires No Investment, Infrastructure

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— Shabab Khan
International Business Expert with Economics Times


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— Metro dwellers have another problem after recession, these uprising people are short of time to work in their favourite gardens, they don’t have sufficient time to cross check their Credit Card Bill, Electricity bills, LPG delivery, Train and Air reservations, Medical tests reports. Above all they think that they can’t manage some time even for their 12 months old baby.

I hope you must have sensed what am I upto, business idea.

I known just in lack of good money making ideas your multi millions resting in banks are getting yielded by bankers, yes they provide loans to different companies at as much as 15% interest per annum, in return they credit as little as 1.5% interest per year in your saving accounts. But what if, you have an idea in your mind and it has minimum risk and requires very low investment.

You would run for that, today when time means money is on the roll, you should consider anyone of the following ways of making money, if you need more help please contact via email.

15. Yard Work:

Got rake, will travel?

Most landscapers will cut grass, but they don’t necessarily do the stuff that most home owners don’t have time to do by themselves, such as weeding, planting, leaf raking, snow shoveling, hanging or removing holiday decorations. With little more than some work gloves and a ladder, you could be in business in no time.

14. Errand Service:
In some ways, the recession has made people busier than ever. Between working long hours, cooking more at home and juggling responsibilities, there’s a lot that gets left undone. A service that runs errands (including dropping off dry cleaning, paying bills, etc.) requires just a car and cell phone. Start small, do a good job and word of mouth will spread quickly.

13. Maintenance:

Got a tech background? With the proliferation of tablets, smartphones and laptops for everymember of the family, there are lots of opportunities to provide private computer services such as anti-virus software installation, desktop cleanups, software downloads and printer hookups.

12. Cleaning Service:
Are you one of those people that love to clean? If so, you may be sitting on a gold mine. Cleaning people who work for themselves can make $30 to $40 per hour. Recession or not, there are plenty of people still looking for a little domestic assistance.

11. Energy Efficiency Consultant:

Home owners and businesses are looking for any way they can to cut costs, but figuring out how to lower energy expenses isn’t as easy as you might think. Anyone who has a background in utilities or construction and can advise home owners or businesses on how to better insulate, install smart meters, reduce water usage, etc. has a valuable service to offer.

10. Recycler:

Your laptop could be a gold mine. Steel, copper and computer components are all worth more than ever. But, your average home owner doesn’t always know where or how to recycle the stuff they’ve got. A good local advertising campaign and a pickup mini truck are all you’d need to start buying or simply offering to remove scrap metal, old computers, electronics, ink cartridges and other recyclable materials. You’ll be making a profit and doing the Earth a favor, too.

9. Pet-Sitter:

Recession or not, pets are people, too (or so many a pet owner believes). If you love animals, are reliable, organized and trustworthy, there’s no shortage of work for you. The more satisfied customers you have, the more quickly your business will grow. Nothing soothes an antsy pet owner more than a good recommendation from another animal lover.

8. Organizer:

If there’s one thing tobe learned from the glut of reality shows dealing with hoarding, it’s that Americans have too much stuff. And, many junk collectors don’t have the time or skills required to organize it all. If you like to organize and create order out of chaos, then starting an organizing business could be for you.

7. Virtual Assistant:
Virtual assistants are the rage. All you need to get started is a laptop and a good website. A social media presence doesn’t hurt, either. If you’ve got a background in administrative work but want to work for yourself, this might be a perfect opportunity for you. Virtual assistants work remotely and do all the things a business owner or manager doesn’t have time to do, such as open and answer emails, follow up with customers, invoice customers or pay bills. All of these tasks and more can all be done from your own home via the cloud.

6. Remote Book-Keeper:

During the recession, many companies cut their employee head count to the bare minimum. Very few businesses, however, can live without a book-keeper. But, that doesn’t mean they have to have one on staff. If you’ve got a background in accounting or book keeping, you can offer remote book-keeping services and, in many cases, do most of the work from home.

5. Translator:

No, no.. don’t take it rational with limited scope of growth. You start this with a business mind and you can, this time keep a list of willing Translator and clients who need frequent translator. What you have to do is to work as a bridge between people who needs translator and translator willing to join you. A 60% earned amount can be kept out of sight for Advertising, Campaigns, Web Ad etc. Rest of the 25% is all yours.

Most businesses can’t afford to keep a translator on staff, even though they may need one from time to time. As America becomes increasingly multilingual, everyone from doctors to insurance companies find themselves in need of foreign language speakers to help interact with their customers. If you can speak a foreign language, are organized and can come up with a good marketing plan, you may find you have more work than you can handle.

4. Cost Cutter:

Ever notice how your phone bill seems to creep up ever so slowly and before you know it, you’re paying $50 more a month than you agreed to? So does everyone else.

The problem is, few people have time to go over their bills with a fine-tooth comb and call and argue with the provider. A cost cutter does this for businesses and can help them save thousands.

Cost cutters need an eye for detail and a good sales pitch. Once you’ve proven your worth to a client, word of mouth will spread quickly.

3. Social media consultant:

If you’re one of those Gen Y types to whom using social media comes as naturally as breathing, you may have a career as a social media consultant.

There’s no doubt that social media presents an unprecedented marketing opportunity for businesses, but only if they know how to use it. If you can help existing businesses integrate social media into their other marketing campaigns, you should have no trouble making a go of it.

2. Copywriter:

Anyone with a website will tell you they have one constant need: new content.

Search engines favor websites with new, relevant and constantly updated content and most businesses don’t have time to devote to generating copy all day. If you’ve got a background in writing, English or journalism, you might find there’s a lot of demand for your services.

Between Web content, blog entries and press releases, there’s lots of writing to be done.

1. Elder Assistant:

OK !! You don’t need to be a nurse to aid the elderly. Many older folks would like to keep living on their own, but need a little assistance with daily chores, bill paying, grocery shopping, etc.

With just a little bunch of biker recruiters, one of them have to visit a friendly couples and give the elders a little support in order to make their skinny carcass a little epe likmany can maintain their independence. Families are also happy to find a responsible, reliable person in whom they can trust.


…shabab khan
(Author is an Export Entrepreneur, Journalist, Engineer and Social Activist Against Animal Cruelty ..!!

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