With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, online businesses have started to thrive because people want to reduce the time they spend away from home.
Moreover, it has become convenient to carry out door-to-door transactions and have the items you purchase delivered to your doorstep.
Thinking about what kind of business to do online or on social media? Here are some steps to follow.
Identify a need requiring a solution
In today’s world, new business ventures are always springing up as people develop various solutions that did not initially exist for everyday life problems.
Identifying these issues and taking advantage of them can help create a business that could be the next big business in your community or town.
Start from where you are
One of the excuses people often give for not starting a business is that they don’t have enough capital. This is often taken as a mere excuse, as no successful business started as a great business from scratch.
Create an account on social networks, you can also use your account if you already have one. Be sure to invest in growing the account and your followers consistently.
On social media, consistency is key to maintaining consistent traffic to your account and website.
Here are some business ideas that are easy to explore:
1. Become a broker for business
It involves taking orders on behalf of people who need certain goods, products or items and purchasing them for them for a fee or with additional profit.
You can, first, do some market research and check the price range of items people might be interested in, set your prices, and market them to others.
2. Social media and search engine consulting
Many businesses and organizations these days want to get the most out of their websites and search engines. You can teach them ways to optimize their views, traffic, and customer consistency on their websites for a fee.
3. Online virtual education
Most schools have embraced online teaching for their students due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, thus also creating the opportunity for online teaching and learning platforms to grow. Online education and courses are a great way to earn money.
4. Graphic design
Works of art, pamphlets, etc. sell out fast on social media. They are also great marketing tools that businesses use to reach a wider audience, making graphic designers highly sought after.
You might want to hone your skills in this regard and win some great deals from companies and organizations.
5. Become an influencer
Social media influence has become a huge platform for people these days to earn money. All you need is to be able to grow your social media accounts i.e. Tiktok, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook etc. Having influence is being able to draw people’s attention to a particular product and also attract buyers.
6. Social media management
Businesses with social media accounts need managers to manage their day-to-day activities on their pages to keep traffic flowing. Proper navigation of effective social media management can help you grow other businesses’ websites and pages for a fee.