10 zero-capital Business ideas for Christians in 2017
A lot of Christians have started considering a number of business ideas for 2017.
But, most times, after making their plans, they are either challenged by the startup capital, finance or other numerous factors and at the end of the day never start anything.
However, there are a number of legitimate business ideas that require almost zero capital for a start-up and are also rewarding.
Read and find out these 10 business ideas you could venture into in 2017 while waiting for your dream big business or job.
1. Tutoring service
If you have flare for teaching or are good in teaching, then, you could consider setting up a tutoring service. It could be lecturing Nursery or Primary School pupils after school or weekends, or even tutoring secondary students on certain subjects in preparation for external exams such as WAEC, NECO, JAMB etc. You could also engage in tutoring College students who need assistance on a particular course. You’ll definitely make your money.
2. Graphics Design business
If you have a computer system and you have the knowledge of Co rel Draw and Photoshop, you could start a graphics design business. You don’t need to be excellent at the initial stage but would definitely improve with time. Try talk to anyone that could put you through and you are good for the business. Learn from other graphics out there, and do your stuff. It’s really high paying
3. Freelance writing services
If you are very good with words, then you can start a freelance writing service. This would involve handling writing assignments for clients. Most Nigerians are not really good with writing and do not fancy it either. So you could seize this opportunity and start a freelance writing business. You could write CV’s, business plans, reports, articles, projects, eBooks, books, press releases, proposals etc. and you make your money.
4. Dance and Music Classes
If you are really good at dancing or play any musical instrument well, you can become a music or dance instructor. You can start from your neighborhood, your church or even in your school. Teach people to dance, play musical instruments or even sing, and you make money.
5. Start Selling E-books/Videos
Who said Nigerians don’t read? Well, they actually do, but only when you write on what they want and in the way they want it. Think about pressing needs and write on them and publish them in an e-book format since the traditional way might be capital intensive. All you need do is research your topic, then write, type and convert it to a PDF on Microsoft word.
You could also record a clean video of how to do a particular thing people are interested in. It could be how to prepare Egusi soup, how to design a website etc. and sell to people.
Hot topics that sell like hotcake include: How-to tutorials, cooking tips, exercise tips, make money guide, travel and site seeing, health tips, internet marketing, design tips, businesses, relationship tips etc.
6. Start Blogging
You can create a free blog on blogger.com or WordPress and start writing about topics you are passionate about. All you need to start this is your computer and internet connection. If you write well and you gain much blog traffic, you can make money from Google AdSense or other third party advertising agents.
7.Web design services
You need a knowledge of WordPress and or HTML coding to start this business. You build websites for clients and make your money from it.
8. Become an Online Tutor
If you are smart and very good in any endeavor and wouldn’t mind imparting knowledge in others, you can make money by becoming an online tutor. You send a series of text lessons to your students or a video. You could teach people for a fee on Watsapp, Facebook, email etc.
You can work from home by producing cakes for sale. With the increasing numbers of events such as weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, cake producers make a lot of money working from home.
All you need is to have the cake production knowledge and the tools and you are good to go. Don’t wait for companies to hire you. Implement this idea and you will be happy for yourself.
10. Bead-Making Business
If you like fashion, you could learn the art of making of bags, belts, jewelries etc. with string and beads. Many people make good money from it.