Out of school? Tired of your job? Ready to take on the world of entrepreneurship? Then maybe it is time for you to start that small business you’ve been dreaming of. In 2016, most people are moving from the regular nine to five behind a desk, to a world where they have control over their own resources and income. According to Business News Daily, hundreds of thousands take the leap of faith to start their own businesses every year, and the results of entrepreneurship is definitely rewarding! Still not sure where to begin? Take a look at some of the best small businesses to start in 2016 – the best part is, for some of them, you don’t have to leave your house to get to work:
Social Media Consultant
But, why not? If you’re already attached to your phone and always on social media monitoring your followers’ postings and catching up on the latest trends, you could turn that into a real paying job. This fun, fast-paced career is the perfect opportunity to network and meet people as you enter into a career where your duties include strategy and planning on social media, campaigns as well as drafting up posts and content and knowing the proper times to post it to garner the most interactions with your followers.
The Food Industry
Who doesn’t love to eat? So why not take that flair and passion you have for food and turn it into a catering opportunity. With food being a staple at every function, it is a chance for someone who enjoys cooking to get involved with some great causes. Before starting out on this business though, it is important to be familiar with the laws regarding food businesses where you live. Once that is cleared up, you can begin making a name for yourself in the food industry by offering samples at various events to showcase your cuisine. A good place to start is at your weekly local farmers’ market
For the pet lover who is willing to put in the time and effort, this might turn out into a profitable business venture. A few successful sessions with a client will lead to recommendations and referrals and could potentially lead to dog grooming and dog sitting opportunities as well. It’s also very easy to promote – a few fliers around town or in your local classifieds can help spread the word.