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10 Best Online Business Ideas with low investment

Today it is easy to become an entrepreneur by starting an online business. An online business can earn you big money. World’s top richest person including Mark Zuckerberg is an online entrepreneur. You will find a lot of other examples like Mark Zuckerberg which is enough to convince you about a potential of an online business. You can earn millions of dollars by starting an online business. Another convincing reason to start an online business is it can be started with very low investment and you can reach a wide range of customers across the globe.

By now you must have made up your mind about starting an online business. All you need now is good online business ideas that can earn you hundreds to thousands of dollars a month. I am fortunate enough to make money by using some of these online business ideas. So, here are the 10 best online business ideas that can earn you big money with low investment.

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10 Best Online Business Ideas with low investment


Blogging is one of the best online business ideas. I have been blogging for the past 10 years and making a good amount of money every month. I can say confidently that if you have knowledge and skills you can also earn money by blogging. There are numbers of professional bloggers who are living their life on blogging. They are earning money in the range of $500 to $20000 per month. You can check income reports of top bloggers here.

Blogging means making your own blog/website and sharing your experience and knowledge with readers. In order to become a professional blogger, you should have writing skills and domain knowledge. As a blogger, you can earn money using various ways. The easiest way of earning money using a blog is through advertisements.

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Online Seller

Another best online business idea is to become an online seller. Big e-commerce websites like Flipkart, snap deal, and amazon allow business owners to register and sell their products online. Registering with an online marketplace is quick, easy, and convenient. No registration fees are applicable. No commission on a sale. You can even get an advantage of the popularity of these e-commerce portals. It gives you unlimited access to crores of customers all over the globe.

It is not mandatory to have your own products as an online seller. You can even purchase low-cost products from the local wholesale market and sell them at a higher price on these websites.

Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate Marketing is another powerful online business idea to start with. Affiliate marketing business has very good potential. You can earn a lot of money by affiliate marketing. All you need to do is promote a product of an affiliate company. The company will pay a commission on every product sale done by you.

There are a number of affiliate marketing companies like Flipkart, Amazon, Share a Sale, and many others. You need to be a good seller to become a successful affiliate marketing person.

YouTube Video Channel

A successful YouTube Video Channel can make you wealthy. You won’t believe a 62-year-old housewife Nisha Madhulika from NCR has a potential income of $341101 (2.3 Cr) through a YouTube video channel of cooking. She just uploads videos of cooking recipes and earns money.

YouTube partner program is an online business avenue for the common man. All you need to do is to create a YouTube Channel on a specific topic and publish an original high-quality video on your channel. As an approved channel partner google will show advertisements on your video and you can earn money.

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Online Training

If you are an expert in a specific field you can provide online training to the people charged for the service offered by you. This is one of the best online business ideas as you can provide training to people all over the world. Some fields in which you can provide training are fitness, yoga, accounting, IT, etc. In order to promote your business, you should create a Facebook page or website.

Domain Trading

Domain Trading is one of the very good online business ideas. In this business idea, you need to buy a domain at a lower price and sell it at a higher price. A website like GoDaddy offers this type of domain auction facility. However, you need to carry out a lot of research in order to be successful in the domain trading business.

Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing or managing social media in an effective manner is another online business idea. As a social media marketer, you need to manage the Facebook and twitter accounts of small and medium businesses. You will be responsible for engaging people by generating creative content. You are also responsible for increasing followers. You can charge $300-$500 per account per month.

Another way to earn money from social marketing is Famebit. Famebit is a free platform that helps you to get sponsorship of your social media channels & you can earn a handsome amount of money using this platform. All you need is 1000 followers on your account. You can use any social network on Famebit starting from Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Vine, Instagram to Tumblr.

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Make Money Site

Make Money site is the easiest and fastest way to generate money. It is a part-time online business. Today you will find many legitimate online money-making websites like Ysense, Neobux, Amazon Mturk, etc.  These websites offer simple tasks like advertisement viewing, completing a survey, or doing mini-tasks. You will be paid for the completion of every task.

Free Lancer

Freelancing is another best online business idea. In order to start working as a freelancer, you need to have a specific skillset. There are a number of good freelancing websites like Upwork, Fiverr, etc. These websites offer you tasks or projects as a freelancer. You can charge a fixed amount for the completion of these projects or tasks.

Starting your own website

If you have an innovative business idea you can build or start your own website. Your online business idea could be food delivery, e-commerce store, classified, matchmaking, buy sell old goods, or any other. However, sometimes It will take time to become popular and generate revenue from these business ideas.

Over to You –

I am sure that the details given above will help you to start your own online business. If you have any queries about any of the online business ideas mentioned above or if you are seeking any help in starting an online business feel free contact me on sk@moneyexcel.com.

Shitanshu Kapadia
Shitanshu Kapadia
Hi, I am Shitanshu founder of moneyexcel.com. I am engaged in blogging & Digital Marketing for 10 years. The purpose of this blog is to share my experience, knowledge and help people in managing money. Please note that the views expressed on this Blog are clarifications meant for reference and guidance of the readers to explore further on the topics. These should not be construed as investment , tax, financial advice or legal opinion. Please consult a qualified financial planner and do your own due diligence before making any investment decision.