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business ideas 2017-05-27

Small business ideas in India

​The speeches of quitting a job and jump on the bandwagon of entrepreneurship are very encouraging and fascinating but the actions involve a lot of risks that the contemporary lifestyle does not allow to take.

By Madhusree Chowdhury Feature Writer

The speeches of quitting a job and jump on the bandwagon of entrepreneurship are very encouraging and fascinating but the actions involve a lot of risks that the contemporary lifestyle does not allow to take. The sudden financial burden can be quite overwhelming for anyone. This is why a part-time business might serve the purpose of being independent and earn few more bucks on the side. In fact, the part time business ideas offer the ideal transition platform into a full entrepreneurship program.

Part time business ideas to work with

The first thing that needs to be figured out is how much time can be spared to implement the idea. It will be tough to maintain a schedule where you work in the day and spend your leisure time in brainstorming for your part time business.

The second challenge is to choose a business idea for the venture. All you have to do is to find what you are good at. If you are skilled in computer languages then you can take up tutoring as a part time event. If you are good at art and craft then you can become an innovative designer of apparels or interior decorator. Based on your current skills or the things you like to do, you can choose a platform to start working. Below are the ideas that will offer a clear picture regarding part-time businesses.

1.Mentoring

The ideal way to utilise leisure time for some extra cash in the pocket is via mentoring students in your ground of expertise. If you are an art buff or a sports aficionado, you can come up with a decent venue where you can teach what you have learned. The weekends will offer special sessions for the students when you can conduct camps based on skill development in the particular aspect. The mentoring sessions can be regarding particular subjects too. You can impart knowledge based on curricular subject or offer guidance in professional courses.

2.Custom jewellery business

If you like art and jewellery then combine both the attributes and come up with a perfect business idea to work in your leisure time. There are certain types of jewellery that are in huge demand among women and men. Set a genre based on your experience and start making your own line of products and sell it to your local customers to start with. The jewellery made of recycled materials is a new hit in the market. Visit art and craft fairs and boutiques for great ideas.

3.Blogging

If you know things about life or can answer questions regarding the basics philosophies of life then start blogging and provide answers to those who are looking deliberately for them. This is a very prospective idea for part time business where you can write a good piece and market it with the aid of digital marketing tools.

4.Photography

This part time business idea needs time and equipment but can be very fruitful in the long run. The idea can be initiated with simple equipment at first and with a good expertise in editing photos. The appointments with the clients can be set as per your free time and you can earn decently.

5.Fitness coaching

If you are a fitness lover then you will also like to train and motivate others to get in a good shape. Fitness coaching is a very prospective business and does not need huge investment. For an instance, coaching yoga and fitness-related dancing can be a good way to earn money in the leisure time. The lessons can be delivered in a rented or personal space.

6.Web designing and digital media management

Every single business which has its own web presence needs an expert hand to keep the meter running. Your skills in web designing and digital media management can be a very prospective part time business idea to start with. In fact, when the volume of the clientele increases, you can leave your current job to go forward with attention to your business.

You need to do a proper feasibility analysis and calculate how much time you can spare to give your expertise a try. If you have a rare skill then it must be utilised to make some extra money and release the burden to some extent. 

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