We receive many requests asking why their businesses are not in the demand that they thought it would be. They have done everything right from day one, but they are not getting the traction they thought they would be. They are not bad business ideas. However, they are not in high demand like these new businesses ideas:
The IT industry is an area that lots know about but a lot more know very little. The lack of knowledge is an opportunity for you! Whether it is ranging from installing computers to building websites, IT profs you are needed. A particular product that is popular right now is VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) Telephones. These phones can be used anywhere, and you can answer & call from the same number no matter where you are in the world; all you need is an internet connection.
It is easier than ever than ever to find work as a copywriter; whether it is writing a book, blog post or social media content. The written word is an easy method to connect with brands audiences. When it comes to writing copy for businesses they often don’t have time to write copy or know how to write correctly… enter copywriter.
Social media marketing industry is a growing industry and has developed dramatically because of this dramatic growth there are now lot’s of social media consultants/marketing agencies – bummer. However, there are ways you can make your business stand out from the rest of the market.
Now, lot’s businesses focus on the bigger platforms such as Facebook and Twitter because they are simpler. However, most companies struggle with the niche social media channels, for example, Instagram, Pinterest and Snapchat. These channels have a big audience, but most don’t realise how to utilise these channels to their full potential. If you already have a background in the social media, awesome! If you do not, you can learn to utilise these platforms to teach others about these niche markets.
I guarantee at some point you have had a conversation with your friends and said: “we should buy a bar!”.
Micro pubs are another trend that has set the world alight. Selling unique, non-mainstream drinks and most often have their home-brewed spirit/ale/wine. You can also sell you home-brewed products to other micro pubs and regular pubs across the country.
Food vans are the alternative restaurant you have been waiting for. These trailers are growing market that always you to take your restaurant dreams mobile.
You can take them anywhere, to country shows, farmers markets, festivals or you can set up camp in a city centre and bring some chairs & tables to make a pop-up cafe. Food vans are a low-cost alternative to opening a cafe/restaurant and are easier to maintain.
Have you heard of companies like Birchbox or Dollar Shave Club? Well, these type of businesses are the current craze and are an awesome and fun way of making money. They make money by giving their audience a product/service on a timed basis (i.e. monthly subscription).
What do people want/need on a monthly basis? A good tip is to keep your prices low. Offering low-cost, extremely niche products will make you unique as your business grows. So what are you going to become the Dollar Shave Club of?