How To Start A Business (Series) - Starting a Small Business Online With Little or No Money?


Are you tired of working for someone else? Do you want to start an online business? Are you looking for business opportunities that you can start without money?


If you're reading this blog post then I'm guessing the answer is yes! So, stay tuned as we discuss some of the best business ideas that you can put into action without money.


We all want to start our own business, but most of the time, the hurdle is a lack of start-up capital. The dilemma is that most people are not aware there are a vast amount of business ideas that you can start without an injection of capital. Most of these business ideas allow you to work to work on the project as much or as little as you want, depending on how fast you want to grow your business. So, let's look at some of the best business ideas that you can start without any investment.



5 Ways to Start a Small Business with No Money


1. Become a Blogger


If you are passionate about writing and possess a good level of written English (spelling, grammar and, most importantly proof-reading!) then the best thing you can do is start blogging. Monetized blogging is a popular option when it comes to starting a no-cost business. Choose a niche of your choice, such as food, health, travel, etc, and get your website created. When your website gets ready, start writing content. Once you have published a few articles and your website starts gathering the readers' attention, you can now apply for monetization. Providing you can attract readers you will start making money within a few months and without the requirement of a capital investment!


2. Freelancing


Another business opportunity for individuals is working as a freelancer. A freelancer can master a skill and then sell his services online on various online platforms. There are plenty of skills that you can learn, such as;

  • Graphic Designing

  • Content Writing

  • Translation

  • Data Entry

  • Photography/Videography

  • Video editing

  • E-Commerce

And much more. Once you learn a specialised skill like those listed above, you can sell your services on online freelancing platforms and earn money. Some of the online earning platforms are;

  • Fiverr.com

  • Upwork.com

  • Freelancer.com