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3 Fun Ideas for Starting an Online Business

In reality, "online" is just a channel that connects businesses with people. It is a powerful tool that allows you to reach anyone from anywhere in the world. But creating a business with it is still about connecting the right customers with the right offer.

Countless people have already made the leap into entrepreneurship. And with the right internet business ideas and plenty of capital, you can too.

It's not about one simple life-changing trick. Starting an online business doesn't work that way. Instead, to help you find profitable business ideas online, here's a collection of easy ways to start a business without quitting your day job.

1. Start your own clothing line

If you have some designs in mind and you have some time, you can start your own clothing company. At, you can set up a store with your own clothing line.

Why start a clothing line?

Nothing is more satisfying than creating products that people will use daily. As soon as you create your store, you will be able to start selling right away. Thanks to print-on-demand apps, the process of designing and shipping your own custom clothing is simplified. You will love the feeling of seeing your designs come to life by turning your creativity into something real and profitable.

Become the next online success story — sell anything, anywhere, to anyone. Control everything from a single platform with centralized inventory, order management, and pricing -

2. Become a freelance writer, designer, or developer

Writers, graphic designers, and programmers can start a low-cost business based on their talents. As a freelancer, you'll be able to put your skills to good use by helping people around the world with their projects (while earning your own, of course).

Freelance work does not mean committing to multi-month projects that can compromise your free time. You can easily take on tasks that are the right size for you and fit your schedule.

Try freelance marketplaces like Upwork or Fiverr to find people who need your help.

For example, you could offer to write a 150-word introduction to a blog post as an initial price for your service. You can charge a higher price for every additional word as an upsell. You can adjust your services until you find the combination that makes you successful and your business profitable.

If you want complete control over how much you earn, create a store. You can list your services as products and disable shipping because you won't actually be physically shipping anything to your customers. You can even use apps like Events Calendar to allow your clients to schedule appointments.

Why freelance?

When you're freelance, you choose which projects you want to work on and set your own schedule and workplace. Getting paid to do something you're good at is rewarding, whether to start something new or earn some extra cash on the weekend.

If you're new to writing, design, or development, freelance writing is a great way to build your portfolio and gain experience in a wide range of industries. You may discover that you have abilities you didn't know you had or a passion for something you never expected.

3. Teach an online course

Teaching an online course is a business idea with low investment to generate passive income. All you have to do is put together a video tutorial explaining a topic you are familiar with and then host it on your web platform.

Although it requires preparation in advance, if you manage to design a popular series of high-value video tutorials, you will earn money continuously as people continue to enroll in your course.

To start creating your first online course, come up with a topic that you know well enough to teach someone else about. This can be literally anything - music production, social media marketing, web development, etc.

Next, you'll want to download a screen recording app, such as Zoom and other similar programs, to record your screen and voice as you guide your students through the tutorial and topic.

Why teach an online course?

When it comes to an online course, you can create it and almost forget about it. Depending on the complexity you're aiming for, take a few days or weeks to create an online course, and you could be reaping the fruits of your labor for weeks. You already have the knowledge, you just need to share it.

Focus on teaching something you're already an expert at, and the rest will come naturally, whether it's building iOS apps, creating monthly budgets, running Facebook ad campaigns, LinkedIn ads, or Google ads.

Teaching someone a new skill is a reward in itself. While there is definitely money to be made by teaching others, helping is in itself always a satisfying experience.

Guest Blog Bio: Kristina Milosevic

Kristina is a digital marketing coach. She is also a marketing manager, consultant, speaker, writer, podcast creator, and visionary. She is co‐founder of PromoZiS Team‐freelance ‐ a team specializing in web, graphic design, digital marketing, and consulting. She runs the KSM Growing Business Online brand – coaching, podcasting, and professional business speaking. Kristina is the creator of KSM PODCAST – Growing Business Online with Kristina. Kristina is passionate about singing, speaking, and hiking (walking). She walks about 10 km five times per week. Connect with Kristina @

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