The Big List of Business Ideas for Small Business

The big list of Business Ideas

The Big List of Business Ideas for your Small Business.

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Pedicure Services

The demand for pedicure is on boom, with different variants like mobile pedicure services, fish pedicure services, aroma pedicure services. You can start this business to cater the demanding customers.

Average: 1 (2 votes)
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Personal Chef

This organizations provide personal chefs for parties or events who make made to order food.

Average: 4 (14 votes)
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Personalized Children books

Make personalised story books with the child's name incorporated in the stories as a character.

Average: 4.1 (18 votes)
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Pest Control

Provide pest control service to households or companies.

Average: 4.3 (9 votes)
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Pet appliances/toys

There is a whole sector of sales related to domestic animals and their care.Manufacturing is inexpensive and if designed correctly a product can be distributed nation wide.Play things for pets also have a lower regulation level which should help with reducing the time to market for the product.

Average: 4.1 (26 votes)
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Pet Shows

The organization sets up pet shows in various cities at various times. In these events prizes are given to pets based on some categories. The revenues are generated by having many companies advertise their pet food items during the event.

Average: 3.5 (51 votes)
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Pet Spas

Love & affection for pets by their owners, have evolved the pet luxury business. You can start a pet spa providing grooming solutions for pets like hair styling, highlights, aroma therapy, massage, etc.

Average: 1 (2 votes)
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Pet Training Business

A field less explored and big market.If you are good with animals and love to work with them, you can start a Training business which will help owners train their pets.Pet owners can also consult you regarding appropriate diet regime for their respective pets.

Average: 3.4 (55 votes)
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Pet-Sitting Business

When going on vacation or a trip for a few days, there is a dilemma as to where would your pet stay and would it be safe.Pet sitting is an ever growing business where the only investment is having clean premises and some staff based on the volume. People can leave their pets in hygienic conditions for a few days.

Average: 3.9 (25 votes)
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Photograph Restoration Service

Restore old print photographs and also turn convert them into digital formats for your customers.

Average: 3.6 (9 votes)
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Pizza by the slice

Opening a small pizza by the slice takeout restaurant instead of typical full-service sit-down pizza restaurant. The benefit of this type of business is that it requires smaller space for operating. A kiosk in the mall or a location in the crowded area near offices, malls, shopping plaza etc are key places for such business

Average: 3.6 (5 votes)
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Placement Algorithms

Create an algorithm that can determine the best fit for a job in the span of milliseconds. For doing this both applicants and the recruiters give answers to either yes/no questions or grading questions in the scale of ten. The program then gives the perfect job fit.

Average: 3.9 (28 votes)
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Portable Kitchen on Wheels

This kitchen will have all the facilities required for cooking. It can be rented out to professional caterers for a fixed rent.

Average: 4.1 (9 votes)
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Portable toilets on rent

One can invest in buying portable toilets which could be lend out at outdoor events like weddings, receptions, corporate parties etc.

Average: 4.1 (40 votes)
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Post Pregnancy Nutritional Products

A women needs proper nutrition after pregnancy though there are a few brands in the market catering to this need, there seems to lack of players offering traditional homemade dishes on order. You can start a business of making post pregnancy nutritional products hygienically packed and selling it on order basis, this will include products like roti made from bajra, desi chicken soup, desi ghee sheera, dry fruits laddu etc. This business can be done online i.e. orders can be taken on website or on call and delivered to the targeted customers.

Average: 5 (2 votes)
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Posters online retail

An online site exclusively made to sell posters. Sports and entertainment related posters are popular among teenagers.

Average: 4 (12 votes)
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Poultry Farming

In India chicken is one of the most consumed food source, you can start chicken farms to cater the food needs.  You can brand your product and sell it as frozen chicken, can cater residence, restaurants, etc.

Average: 1.5 (2 votes)
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Professional Speech Writing

For important events it is required that the speeches spoken are good. The organization will make speeches for the speakers at some cost.

Average: 4.1 (20 votes)
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Protein Bars

Skipping meals is commonly seen in today’s world, credit goes to the busy schedule of working age population. Protein bars give good nutrition and does not take time to consume. You can start a business of manufacturing protein bars. Apart from working individuals, fitness lovers can also be targeted.

Average: 4 (1 vote)
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Providing Cooling Solutions

Providing cooling solutions for industries or households.

Average: 4.1 (23 votes)
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Providing EPABX solutions

Provide EPABX solutions to offices, homes or institutes for better security.

Average: 4.2 (13 votes)
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Providing Medical Equipment to Patients

Either having rental services or buy and sell services for providing medical equipment to patients.

Average: 4.1 (9 votes)
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Providing Temporary Workers

The organization will provide temporary employees to companies and manufacturing units during some periods for some fee.

Average: 3.9 (20 votes)
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Public Opinion Poll

Conduct Public Opinion Poll on various Products and Services

Average: 4.2 (12 votes)
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Rain Water Harvesting

Water shortage is already one of the major issues in many parts of India. Water Harvesting provides effective solutions for this problem. Learn all about Water Harvesting, get trained, and offer comprehensive solutions to the people in need.

Average: 3.7 (7 votes)
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Raw Food Restaurant

Start a restaurant for people who are health conscious. The restaurant will serve an assortment of fruits, vegetables, nuts and sprouted grains.

Average: 4 (29 votes)
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Real Estate Broker Firm

The firm will assist the buying and selling of properties for a part of the price.

Average: 4 (25 votes)
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Recording Studio

Build a recording studio using the best recording equipment and earn profits by renting it out to music directors and recording artists. The initial capital is high but it has a potential to be profitable and also expand.

Average: 4 (6 votes)
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Reference Websites

Create websites for professionals like doctors, lawyers solving their issues. The organization will earn the profits by advertisements on the site.

Average: 3.4 (20 votes)
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Referrer Business

Refer people to some companies and gain commission for that. This requires a low capital but large number of contacts. Could be online in nature.

Average: 4 (16 votes)
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Retirement Homes

Provide lodging, care and services and cater to the specific needs of your customers and their families.

Average: 4 (13 votes)
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Rock Climbing Club

Fitness clubbed with adventure results in rock climbing, there are a lot of people that are fitness freaks and want adventure combined. You can start a rock climbing club to cater these customers. Alternately you can also arrange outdoor rock climbing training, outdoor rock climbing events etc. for a fee.

Average: 5 (1 vote)
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Rubber Product Manufacturers

Manufacture a variety of rubber products.

Average: 4.2 (32 votes)
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Rural solar energy

With over 6.3 lac villages in India and over 96000 villages still experiencing power crisis, one can cater to this energy need by making available solar energy panels and equipments to such villages.

Average: 3.9 (45 votes)
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Safety Equipment in Households & Office

Manufacture and sell products which improve the safety of children and elders in the house. Also manufacture equipments focussed on corporate security.

Average: 4 (14 votes)
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Sailing Club

All those people who have a liking for the sea and boats can start a sailing club. It could be a broad opportunity for people. You may have your own private yachts which you can rent it out to people or organize events on them. You could expand this is other water sports. As the people are becoming more and more adventurous these days, you could look to exploit that potential.

Average: 4 (21 votes)
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Scrap Metal Dealers

These dealers collect scrap metal from households and then sell it to big industries for a profit. This requires very small capital.

Average: 3.6 (31 votes)
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Scrapbooking

Create scrapbooks of people's lives. These scrapbooks are becoming extremely popular as many people want to cherish the memories in this beautiful way.

Average: 4 (22 votes)
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Search Engine Marketing

The organization helps in improving the visibility of a website by paying the search engine and giving advertisements which are related. This is required as when the visibility increases the frequency of the site being seen and used increases.

Average: 3.8 (20 votes)
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Security Services

A large number of public places like restaurants, shops, cafes, cinema theatres, mallls etc. are coming up. Security is a major concern for all these places as they have to be cautious of burglars and other dacoits from infiltrating into their stores. Also if you are technologically oriented, you could deal in the manufacturing of stealth devices such as cctv cameras, sensors, alarms etc.

Average: 4 (31 votes)
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Security Solutions

Provide end to end security solutions, from guards to security systems.

Average: 4.2 (22 votes)
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Selling Audio Books Online

The website will allow people to buy and/or download audio books on a wide range of subjects, starting from cooking recipes to academic books.

Average: 4 (13 votes)
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Selling Baby Products at a Discounted Price

You can start a one stop shop for all baby products at a discounted price than what is offered in the market. The product range includes diapers, bibs, baby pillow, baby soaps, shampoo, oil, baby napkin, mosquito nets, anti-rash cream, tying cloth, baby caps, baby nail cutter etc. The success to this business model is volume based business. Find a location which is within or nearby a shopping market where it’s crowded and there are few to no competitors offering the same range. You can get higher discounts from the companies by ordering large amount of stocks. This business can also be done online provided you have the necessary contacts.

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Selling Dried Fruits & Nuts

Dried Fruits & Nuts can be purchased in bulk, repackaged into smaller sizes and sold to retailers. Also you can create your own brand of packaged Dried Fruits.

Average: 3.3 (10 votes)
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Selling photos online

If you enjoy photography and are good with a camera, you could be sitting on a huge reserve of revenue. There are people who will be interested in your collection of images. Many stock photo agencies, such as Fotolia, Dreamstime and Shutterstock, offer incentives for people to earn from their photos.

Average: 4.5 (2 votes)
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Selling Rare Fruits, Flowers and Nuts

Exotic products and gift items are proving to be popular everywhere. Find yourself something new and exciting to sell

Average: 4 (24 votes)
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Selling T-Shirts Online

T-Shirts are considered fun wearing with creative designs, bright colors and the young feel, the t-shirt wearing population is on rise. This creates an opportunity to start online t-shirt selling business. Despite many established players like fruitink, tantra, marvel comics etc, there is huge population that is ready to try new brands too. The challenge would be to pull customers. Innovative designs, nice quality fabric and attractive website would help.

Average: 4 (1 vote)
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Service Apartments

Service apartments - fully furnished, serviced apartments for short to medium duration stay, are becoming popular.

Average: 4 (20 votes)
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Share-a-(luxury)-Car

Share a Luxury Car for a Fixed Number of Days in a year. The concept is of Shared Ownership with well defined Rules and Comprehensive Insurance

Average: 4.5 (2 votes)
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Shoe laundry

The concept of shoe laundry is new. People now have become aware of their choice and hygiene of footwear and hence expect a long life for their expensive shoes. Therefore Footwear laundry and repair service shop has great potential to develop in the market since it lacks good shoe service providers.

Average: 4 (10 votes)
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