An interesting way to begin the process of generating small business ideas is to think about what a kid could do to start a business. I would imagine word of mouth and referrals would be a powerful driver of new customers for a business like this, but don’t underestimate the power of working hard to make your website rank at the top of Google Search Results for terms related to yoga YOUR CITY’ and ‘yoga class YOUR CITY’.
Businesses of all sizes are in constant need of bringing in more customers, which is where you come in. Start by pitching some of these small business marketing ideas by Brian Downard and you’ll be sure to impress the first set of clients you begin working with in your area.
Expanding the pie is perhaps my favorite philosophy of yours…it is spot on. I guess that the driving factors for my business are 1) making sure I keep my brand in mind, 2) never sacrificing quality for a quick buck, and 3) doing what fuels me and staying inspired at all times.
Take my friend, Mark Jackson’s lead with what he’s doing to build a travel consulting side business idea Start with word of mouth recommendations from friends who know they can count on you for the cheapest flights, and don’t forget to set up an account with Plansify to start getting paid for your travel expertise in your free time.
There are always new websites popping up in need of professional web design, and foundational books like HTML & CSS: Design and Build Websites by acclaimed web designer Jon Duckett and Don’t Make Me Think by user experience legend Steve Krug will get you started down the right path to quickly determining whether or not becoming a web designer is a viable side business idea for you.