Online Business Ideas for 2018
Here we are mid way through 2018 the year you were meant to get started on an online business and still haven’t quite got round to it!!
Every year it seems that you want to get started on an online business but are overwhelmed with information overload on the the many many online ventures that are available and the potential start up costs etc etc
But look at the lifestyle you could create for you and your family. Potentially achieve financial freedom. Ultimately giving you the freedom to do what you want and when you want. You become time free where you are not paid by the hour but the inverse.
Think of the potential money coming to help pay for an extra few holidays a year for you and your family.
The steady income of your secure job, the ease of having somebody else tell you what to do every day (instead of trying to figure it out from scratch), and the consistent schedule.
You tell yourself, “You know what? This year is a little too crazy. I’ll start that online business next year!”
But “next year” never comes.
I’m here to tell you that 2018 is the year you should start your online business. There’s more opportunity than ever, and you should take the advantage!
Check out the following 5 business ideas for 2018 to get you started:
Sell Your unwanted Household items on eBay
This method is well known to a lot of people and people also find it easy to set up and run. There are still many opportunities to make an income from it and also get a taste of selling online without great costs. To get started you can simply look around your house and sell unwanted items to get started and then follow this up by visiting regular charity shops and car boot sales to find stock to maintain your business. The trick is to source items cheap and sell high taking into consideration your expenses to ensure your making some money. With careful planning you could build a sustainable business.
Sell an Online Course
The potential to make money by producing online courses and sell them on websites that specialise in online courses such as Udemy. This platform can be utilised by anyone wanting to release a course for the masses.
You may build courses for any topic whatsoever that you think people may need. It’s actually surprising to see the there’s a course available for almost anything. That’s
not to say its saturated but shows there is demand out there. Using Udemy traffic as well as integrating your own platform to cross promote your courses by using a website or blog.
Sell items on Amazon FBA
What is Fulfilment by Amazon?
Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA)’s is whereby Amazon provide full support to the seller by providing fulfilment and logistics solutions to help grow your business in your home marketplace and abroad. With FBA you send your products to Amazon’s fulfilment centre. Once an item is sold Amazon will deliver your products to the end-customer, manage customer service and handle returns on your behalf.
Affiliate Marketing is extremely easy to get into and involves you earning a commission by promoting other companies’ products and services. Basically, you choose a product you like, promote it, and make a profit on each sale that stems from your marketing efforts. An affiliate marketing business is especially easy to start if:
- You have a blog or website of your own
- You can prove your success through visitor statistics
You have already successfully undertaken affiliate marketing and can show this to your potential clients