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To start with party planning, you’ll need to build relationships with all needed suppliers and put together basic formats/plans for typical events. To start martial arts instructing, you’ll need a high level of skill in a particular martial art, find a flexible space to rent and have the training pads/flooring necessary to martial arts training. You’ll also need to make sure you’re fully insured (high risk of injury/accident) and are certified to teach a martial art. You’ll also want to set up a professional website and list yourself with speaker agencies .

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And if you’ve not yet got to grips with the whole thing, here’s our guide to getting started with matched betting. So, in exchange for a slice of the winnings, offer up your expertise to your friends and family. Clothes, services, bikes, books – people are always looking to borrow all of these and more. Not that we’d encourage people not to turn up to lectures, but rarely will a class ever have 100% attendance. So, as the lecture slides often lack a bit of context, offer to transcribe the lecturer’s words and sell them to the absentees.

So far, we’ve covered business ideas that require you to hold inventory in your home. But there are a variety of online ideas to pursue that don’t involve worrying about inventory and shipping. With many of the small business ideas explored in this post, you may not be shipping your products, but you still need to cover the cost of shipping. Consider your shipping costs and how they will vary in the different countries you want to serve.

You’ll also need to have a range of equipment such as gravel cleaners and nets. This means the demand for professional gardeners who will come in and maintain people’s gardens is high (moving lawns, cutting hedges, planting…). All you need to get started is basic gardening equipment such as shovels, trowels and wheelbarrows. You don’t need a formal gardening qualification although an understanding of horticulture would does help and will be necessary for larger/more complex gardens.

Youth (15-24 years old), female students and female part-time employees were more likely to be “newcomers” to e-commerce selling. Our analysis found that e-commerce was also a valuable supplemental source of income for many new merchants during the pandemic. In Indonesia, 25 percent of all entrepreneurs only started their online business during the pandemic. Our research showed that new merchants were more likely to use e-commerce as a supplemental income, rather than primary income, compared to pre-existing merchants. We designed a ‘transition journey’ framework to assess the awareness and engagement, knowledge and capabilities, and physical actions undertaken by the smaller businesses.

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