Some find it difficult to secure a great job and struggle to get employed. But, if you have what it takes to start your own service business, then it’s absolutely the right thing to do. Service business requires little and almost none capital to start on. Here are 10 service business ideas with a high return on investment that you can start in 2019.
1. Digital Marketing Consultant
These days, there are several software that will guide you through every part of operating an agency – from selling to delivering and paid social media. These platforms are created so anyone can start driving traffic to a website. Why don’t you use them to drive traffic to someone else’s website via you own agency? Small businesses need to be present on the main digital channels, but they don’t have the time to do it themselves. It’s a chance for you to make money by helping them.
2. Freelance Writing
The most selected service-oriented business idea that many people are making money with this year is freelance writing. Freelance writing can be done from the comfort of your own home and it costs almost nothing to start. Freelance writing is a perfect business to start this year because the demand for online documents such as eBooks, blog posts, press releases and any others are at an all-time high and increasing. Invest in a good course and network on blogging Facebook groups to find clients quickly.
3. Cleaning Service
The cleaning service is in a boom right now. It has shifted from a service that was mainly used by the upper class to now highly utilised by the everyday middle-class person who doesn’t have the time to clean their homes. The best point of this business is the low barrier of entry to get started. Hire your cleaning teams through online and find clients via online too. The high demand for this business is the cleaning service for carpet and sofas.
4. Web Design
Web designers can begin their career online – start by joining freelancing sites that can match with your clients and at the same time, build your portfolio. There’s a lot of free websites that allow you to build a website easily and help you produce unique and professional websites your clients will love.
5. Virtual Assistant Service
What kind of business can I do with RM0.00? Well, you can look into the world of virtual assistants. It needs all the basic skills that online business owners are looking for – from social media management to simple data entry. You can start by writing out a list of the skills that you have and start capitalising on those. Reach out to business owners, join social media groups and network.
6. Mobile Spa or Salon
Mobile spa and salon will let you have a competitive advantage. Nail technicians, hair stylists, massage specialists and hair removal experts can offer their services when they are available. This is the type of unique service that small business owners in the beauty space need. Providing this kind of on-demand service will contribute to a quick profitable business plan.
7. Videographer and photographer
This is another business service than an entrepreneur should consider starting. There are a lot business owners who depend on professional photographers and videographers to help them take professional photo shots of their products. Besides, many event managements are looking for videographers to cover their events for the records. You need a good camera to start on.
8. Courier Service Business
Courier service business is thriving and profitable and entrepreneurs should seriously consider doing it. People tend to shop online and it’s a great platform for you to make money from it. There are indeed loads of business opportunities for courier services but all of it focusing mainly in cities. Corporate organisation also often the courier service to send hardcopy documents to related documents to people and organisations.
9. Home Painting Business
Another lucrative and profitable business, yet, it’s tiring and needs physical strengths. If you are looking towards starting a home improvement business and you can only operate alone, then one of your options is to go into home painting business. A single task can generate hundreds of ringgit once you’ve completed it.
10. Computer Servicing and Networking Business
Everyone and every organisation use computers and internet facility. The advent of technology has indeed given leverages to businesses. Thiss is yet another service business that is profitable if you know how to operate it. Normally, SMEs contract the servicing of their computers and networking to vendors. So if you are a computer engineer, then you should consider starting a computer servicing and networking business and approach them. A contract can last up to 6 months or a year.