Today digital or Internet-based startups have a better chance of succeeding than the average brick-mortar startup.
One main reason for this is that your customers are not be confined to any particular place. This gives you access to citizens from across the globe.
If you have the startup fever like some and have some digital savviness maybe starting an online-based business is part of your 2018 dream?
Here are some ideas for you to look at, do any look interesting to you?
Online Tutoring/Educational Service
Tutoring according to some reports is a $6 billion US industry worldwide.
With a few businesses already existing, where educational content for children is being made, there is a gap that still needs to be filled more aggressively and directed towards young entrepreneurs.
Education is a powerful tool. Imagine for a moment India’s literacy rate is 74.04%, which is not spectacular. A startup based on online tutoring can earn profits as well as empower underprivileged children.
Social Media Consultant
Perhaps the fastest rising industry in the digital startup world. It seems like everyone needs advice, including big companies.
Social media has emerged as the most powerful weapon to reach your target audience and increase customer base.
Today the success rate of social media campaigns actually decides who are winners and who are losers.
If you have expertise in applications like Facebook, Instagram, Vine, Snapchat then maybe social media consultancy can be a promising startup for you.
Post Production Video Services
What is this?
It includes things like editing of raw footage to cut scenes, insert transition effects, working with voice and sound actors, and dubbing. Post-production is the third and final step in film creation. It follows the pre-production and production phases.
From small companies to big players, everyone needs special videos for advertisements, websites, and their campaigns. There are literally trillions of cross performance video views on the Internet and the figures are only increasing.
Does this sound right for you?
All you have to do is learn the skills by uploading the skills needed to do post productions videos and you are one step closer to making decent bucks.
Are you tech savvy and does computer science excite you?
Then virtual reality computing can be the right startup for you.
Yes, be warned it does require an initial investment but the scope of growth in this industry is big. Plus it has the added advantage that it is still a territory, which has not been explored extensively by the startup world.
Remote Technical Assistance
When companies offer technical support some outsource this to help their customer with products like software, mobile devices or other types of equipment.
With many companies looking for this type of service one can work for more than one without needing to visit the office of local clients often.
This industry still has a high-profit margin even if ones like Tinder and Grindr already doing well.
If you have some money and a bent mind this might be the startup for you.
Local SEO For Businesses
Many small businesses need this today.
This service helps using a variety of strategies for getting your site ranked on search engines like Google, business directories like Yelp, Yellowbook, Foursquare, Superpages, Google My Business listings, localized content on your website, Bing Places for Business page and other strategies.
You can get creative or not with this one, but with much of the population overweight the demand for fitness ideas, diet plans and consultants are increasing.
Counseling and Therapy
Mental health is important and this is on one of those startups where you can earn profits while making a difference in society.
There are several podcasts that you can be uploaded to create awareness about mental health. Many people don’t want to go to a counselor and speak out in front of them. With this startup, you can solve this problem and serve as a link between the counselors and patients.
Sonia Rina Landry is a passionate entrepreneur, speaker, author, and personal development coach. She is an outspoken advocate of the free market economy and has helped countless clients identify their core values, envision and realize goals that resonate with those values. She oversees several businesses online and offline.