Today I want to highlight some of the best small business ideas for women to motivate you to take that first step! Start with this 18-step checklist to becoming a local business consultant from Karyn Greenstreet and when you’re ready to get serious about becoming a consultant, check out all of my picks for the best online business courses to keep building your skills and learning how to land your first clients.
I’d suggest looking at online business opportunities first – things like setting up a niche website, blog, or building guides and courses to teach other people the skills you have – since you’ll be able to more easily work on something of that nature during the nights and on your day off from work.
The Income Tax School provides an array of training programs that’ll certify you with tax prep in as little as 10 weeks, and once tax season rolls around you’ll be able to charge an average of $229 per return as a freelance tax preparer with this side business idea, reports CNBC.
Regardless of the business idea you choose for your small town, proper planning is essential to the success of the business And since owning a small business is both a major lifestyle and time commitment, make sure your choice is one you see bringing you both profit and joy for the foreseeable future.
Opening up a taco or food truck might not have been first on your list of ideas for a successful small town business, but depending on the location of your town, the seasonality of its residents, and the weather, starting a food truck business can be a great investment.