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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Skipping Club

Rope skipping is fun & also a very good cardio exercise, though there are many gymnasiums offering skipping section, there are not many competitors focusing on teaching different techniques of skipping. One can train people about the correct form, postures & techniques of skipping to avoid injuries and provide maximum results. This type of training can be conducted in free public gardens/jogging parks or a skipping club can be opened.

Average: 2 (2 votes)
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Small Business Coaching

The organization will give tips and help to small scale businesses on budget and feasibility of the business idea.

Average: 4 (18 votes)
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Small Scale Demolition and Renovation

Small scale demolition and renovation will specialize in residential and small commercial zones. You can form your own team, and your customers need not hire different people for different jobs.

Average: 4 (25 votes)
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Social Media Consulting Service

The organization will give assistance to other companies to create a better social media presence. This is of importance as with growing popularity of social networking presence, enterprises can do much better if they have an active social media presence.

Average: 4 (23 votes)
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Social Networking Site for Musicians

The organization will have a website which allows musicians to put up their portfolios, audios or videos and people can hire them directly through the site. The site will take some commission for the jobs given.

Average: 4.2 (20 votes)
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Soft Toys Manufacture/Dealer

Most women and children are much attracted towards soft toys and hence there is a huge demand for these. We have brands like archies, hallmark, hamleys etc. to cater these needs charging premium pricing; you can manufacture or import soft toys and sell to the customers at affordable prices. Also you can act like a wholesaler and distribute soft toys to various small retailers. 

Average: 4.5 (2 votes)
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Software Development

Develop and create new computer software for your client.

Average: 3.9 (25 votes)
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Software Security

Providing software security solutions for computers as well as mobiles.

Average: 3.8 (18 votes)
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Software Troubleshooting

Get into contracts with major software providers to solve customer problems.

Average: 4 (20 votes)
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Softwares to Record Child Performance

Create a software which records and tracks children's academic performance and behaviour throughout his/her growing years to help parents decide which profession is most suitable for them.

Average: 3.9 (35 votes)
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Solar Lamps

Manufacturing and installing solar lamps for reducing dependence on electrical energy.

Average: 4.1 (75 votes)
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Solar Water Heater

Manufacturing and installing solar water heaters for reducing dependence on electrical energy

Average: 3.7 (3 votes)
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Solutions for Infrastructure

Although there a lot of new buildings coming up, there are also present a lot of old buildings in the already developed areas. Some of these buildings are decades or maybe centuries old and hence very inefficient in terms of energy consumption, water consumption etc. You may look to provide them with newer, better and energy saving sustainable solutions for the buildings.

Average: 3.9 (27 votes)
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Souvenier Stores

Open souvenier stores selling gift items and novelty articles at strategic locations.

Average: 3.9 (14 votes)
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Specialty Travel

Develop a different travel business - have a speciality and differentiate it from other travel businesses. Think about your potential customers and design tours and activities around them.

Average: 4 (21 votes)
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Spinning Studio

Due to road traffic, pollution & improper infrastructure, people prefer spinning studios rather than cycle outdoor. One can start a spinning studio providing cardiovascular training and tips

Average: 1 (2 votes)
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Sports Bar

Create a great hang-out for sports fans that will make them want to come back for each game. Since the main attraction in this enterprise is sporting events, sports bars have televisions with a view from every seat, sometimes all tuned to different channels to watch different sports events altogether.

Average: 3.9 (24 votes)
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Sports Equipment & Accessories

You can start an online store or a retail outlet to cater the fitness enthusiast by providing them one stop shop solution for all their needs. The products range offered would be from equipments to apparels & accessories across sports. You can target schools, colleges, gymnasium, clubs, malls etc. for selling your products.

Average: 2.5 (2 votes)
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Sports Leagues

We all know how successful a sporting league like the IPL has become. You may also create such a league at a small scale. You may want to venture into other sports and martial arts which the people usually are not aware of but are very interesting. Developing sport will also provide you with assistance from the media and other business houses as well as you could get incentives from the Government.

Average: 3.3 (12 votes)
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Standardising and branding of Ironing services

Providing quality assured and reliable ironing services for clothes by using specially trained personnel. 

Average: 3.7 (15 votes)
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Stationary Gifts

These gifts would be low priced, everything in it will be usable and they would thus be perfect as return gifts for children's birthday parties.

Average: 4.1 (25 votes)
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Stock photo agency

There are a lot of stock photo agencies that sell wide range of photos for a price (usually high). This creates a business opportunity, selling high resolution, good quality photos at reasonable price. A viable option is to focus on one specific area of photography.

Average: 2.7 (3 votes)
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Store in Boxes

People have short term storage needs, especially in big cities where space is at a premium. This facility can be made available by standard box sizes provided by the company. Rental can be on per month basis. Contents can be checked and acknowledgement given for security purposes.

Average: 3 (5 votes)
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Swimming Clubs

Swimming enables a person to glide through water, it is fun and also an effective exercise. People of all age groups are potential customersIn metro cities there are less swimming clubs and the demand is increasing. You can start a swimming club with facilities like personal training, locker system, swimming exercises, swimming competition etc

Average: 3 (2 votes)
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Swimming Pool Cleaning Services

With number of swimming clubs on the rise, there seems to be a good scope for this business. Many swimming clubs outsource the maintenance services for their pools; you can start this business, arrange a good team and visit different swimming clubs. What additional/better services your firm can give as compared to the competitors can make a great difference.

Average: 1.5 (2 votes)
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T-Shirt Printing

From retail businesses to travel agencies, today most of the business needs their company logo printed on the uniform, also the t-shirt entrepreneurs are on rise, selling t-shirts online, this creates a business opportunity printing on shirts, uniform, t-shirts or any fabric. You can start printing business at a shop or in-house, taking orders online.

Average: 3.3 (3 votes)
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Tattoo Parlour

Men and women tattoo themselves to look more graceful. In additional to the classic black tattoo, colored tattoos are also embossed on one’s skin. These tattoos are of various designs, shapes and color. You can start a tattoo parlor if you can pull customers that have craze designing their selves. This business can also be operated online, where tattoo expert can personally visit customers place to draw the tattoo.

Average: 4 (4 votes)
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Tea Sourcing

Indian Tea is well known all over the world.Thus a small enterprise dealing with Tea which can be sourced from Darjeeling,Assam,Kerala etc. After local hurdles are crossed, a successful small business model can be achieved.Plus direct to market would benefit the Tea farmer as well, who could in turn get a higher margin.

Average: 3.9 (32 votes)
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Team Building Training

Companies work with a team structure. Provide Team building Training facilities to organisations in order to improve productivity and to reduce inter-personal conflicts

Average: 3.9 (15 votes)
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Temperature Control in Shower

A feedback system should be incorporated in the shower which checks even minor fluctuations in the final temperature of the water similar to an air-conditioner.

Average: 3.9 (33 votes)
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Terrace Restaurants

Ambience plays a very important role to make dinning special. If the ambience is extra ordinarily good, the restaurant can attract customers despite keeping premium price for its products. A terrace restaurant can be started with focus on ambience along with food.

Average: 3 (2 votes)
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Theme Restaurants

Most people today visit a restaurant for enjoying the ambience in addition to having food. Theme restaurant provides a complete experience to its customers by taking them to the whole new environment. These type of restaurants creates its interiors as per a particular theme. The theme can be of a village, a forest, of another country, pre-independence age, a jail etc.

Average: 2.5 (2 votes)
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Total Quality Management Consultancy

The organization gives assistance to other companies to improve the quality of the products and the efficiency of operations for a fee.

Average: 4 (15 votes)
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Toys on rent

Due to ever changing demands of children with respect to toys parents find it difficult to provide their chilren with expensive toys frequently. Thus one may come up with an innovative idea of making toys available on rent.

Average: 3.9 (26 votes)
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Translation Service

International commerce is growing fast. Even though many believe English is the world's language, it is not. Thus, having an agency which provides Translators can be a very profitable organization.

Average: 4.1 (19 votes)
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Trash Transformation Business

The organization will either recycle the trash or use that trash to make items which can be sold to make profits like collages and wall hangings.

Average: 4 (20 votes)
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Tribal Art

Tribal art is a long lost culture in most States. Revive this in your State by buying articles made by this art directly from the tribals and then selling it to the people.

Average: 3.9 (16 votes)
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Underwater Restaurant

The restaurant will be below the sea or pool level. The walls will be made of a transparent material like acrylic or glass. Facilities should be present to reach this restaurant easily. This has the potential to be profitable due to Innovative concept

Average: 3.9 (41 votes)
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Uniform Services

Uniforms can be provided to school, sports teams, to security firms, hospitals and a whole host of other institutions.

Average: 4 (25 votes)
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Urban Farming

Urban farming is a relatively newer phenomena. The organization would provide guidance, required skills and supplies to make it easier for a household to do urban farming.

Average: 3.7 (27 votes)
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Used Bookstores

These bookstores sell used and out of print books either through shops or online. People can also sell used books to the store.

Average: 4 (22 votes)
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Vacation Home Exchange

The organization helps in getting two parties who want to spend their vacation at each others houses. For example if a family in Assam want to spend their vacation in Dehradun and vice versa, the organization will co-ordinate so that in their vacations they can stay at each others houses. This will be done for a commission.

Average: 3.8 (26 votes)
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Vehicle Accessories

This is a manufacturing business to provide third party solutions to the most popular vehicles in your area.initial set up will include costs for some R&D and machining tools.Partnerships could be formed with local distributors and vehicle service businesses. Concentrating on a single product would be a good way to start and then possibly diversify if demand meets and/or exceeds expectations with regards to customer adoption.Lower price points could be a good selling point.Also a warranty period along with good local serviceability could be looked into.

Average: 4.1 (26 votes)
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Vehicle Wrap Advertising

The organization will advertise companies by wrapping their banners on cars and cabs. This is now a very important mode of marketing. This is because these cars move around the city during daily usage and thus the advertising happens throughout the city rather than one place which happens due to banners and posters.

Average: 3.9 (10 votes)
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Video Game Parlours

Setting up a video game parlour can be a good business opportunity. You could have various forms of entertainment such as pool tables, table tennis also along with them. You could also incorporate the new development in technology such as motion sensing, gaming consoles, tablets etc. and provide more of a fun element to the people. Also there could be an inhouse eatery or a bar so that people could stay there for relaxation and hangout.

Average: 4.1 (49 votes)
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Vintage Coins

Deal in the selling and buying of old Indian coins.

Average: 3.7 (26 votes)
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Virtual Assistance

Through email the organization will manage most assistant jobs like fixing meetings, providing schedules and writing various proposals for a fee.

Average: 3.6 (15 votes)
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Waiting Room TV Advertisement

The advertising here is done in waiting rooms of doctor's rooms, government offices, bank offices. etc. An advertisement or video clip of some product is shown. This has the potential to expand into airports and stations as well.

Average: 4 (25 votes)
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Provide a warehouse for people or companies to store something for a fixed fee or rent.

Average: 4 (16 votes)
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Waste management

In such a highly populous country like India, managing water is becoming a growing concern. And waste is something whose production has no end. Till mankind exists he will keep producing waste. Thus, this world will always be in need of waste management service providers. Waste management includes collection, treatment, recycling, disposal of numerous waste.

Average: 4 (28 votes)
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