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5 online businesses you can start today

Last Updated on August 29, 2022

I don’t think most people realize how lucky they are to be born in an generation where there are so many opportunities to earn big money with so little cost. Some of the most successful online entrepreneurs started in their parents basement or college dorms and became multi millionaires. Today all you need to start a business online is a PC/laptop and an internet connection. The opportunities to start an online business are endless but in case you’re having trouble, here we bring you 5 online businesses you can start today, so no excuses, pick one and start building your business.


Got a hobby you can write about ? Ideas you like to share with the world? blogging is the way to go. starting your own blog  is quite easy if you follow this guide and it will only cost you a few dollars a month and the earning potential is amazing considering the Most Successful Bloggers in the World . You can write about anything from fishing to political analytics to breaded cats (can’t even explain that one). If you have ideas/experience/tips worth sharing on any topic in the world than starting a blog is a good way for you to start an online business. When you start getting people to follow your blog you can see how to make money from your blog.

2.Online retailer

Again it is amazing that today you can start your own retail business with such a little investment. Platforms like  Shopify provide with everything you need to start your online store and sell pretty much anything. and the best part is you don’t need to hold stocks of supply, you just connect to a supplier (probably in China) and only pay them after you got paid and they handle the shipping and stock of the product (this is also done via shopify). You can also work with Amazon or sell  ebay. But I think in the long run your own store on Shopify is the best solution for a variety of reasons but the main one being- it is your own asset.

Check out this beautiful shopfiy stores created by people just like you

3.Professional freelancer

Are you a good writer? Can you program/code? Do you know web design? There is huge demand for these kind of skills all around the world, but you can provide these services from anywhere in the world. Sign up to platforms like

and others and provide your talent to other business that can use your skills. Build your portfolio and gain positive ratings and you can start thinking about hiring people who will do the actual work while you run the freelance business.

4.Youtube/Social Media Celebrity

Being a celebrity is a business? Damn right it is!

The rise of social media like facebook and Instagram and video sharing platforms like youtube gave great opportunities for many people to shine. Individuals became a brand by creating their unique content around their passion.Check out:

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You can be sure these individuals spent a lot of time creating and developing their channels and profiles to become as popular they are today.

When you have so many people following you, you can make money in so many different ways. You can sell advertising, you can offer brand endorsement, you can sell your followers products and services. So if you feel good in front of a camera and can create content that people will follow, comment on and share, you might just become a social network celebrity.

5.Selling Online Courses

If you have a skill you can teach via Video, an eBook you can definitely make some money there. You can use platforms like Udemy where all you need to do is create a course with at least 30 minutes of video content which of course has to be something useful and that brings value and Udemy will host collect the payments for you and even help you advertise your course.

Some of the most popular courses are about Web development, programming, photography , marketing,  languages and music. You can also check out platforms like Teachable and CourseCraft.

Hopefully this article gave you some ideas about what’s possible in the online world. There are may other paths you can follow to start your online business today, but all you need to do is pick one and go for it. Experience is the best teacher. If you have questions, comments please type them below. And feel free to share, it’s free (:

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