Develop an Idea
By Profitability and Cash Flow
Many entrepreneurs turn a hobby or crazy obsession into a company. Does that sound like you? No matter what your interests or background, transform your passion and skills into business success.
By Family Member
Have you ever thought of owning a restaurant serving your unique recipes?
Or perhaps raising edibles is your thing — the farm to table movement is huge.
Our editors and writers have uncovered 84 concepts for small enterprises involving food. And several more specialty ideas.
Local or Retail
Your first brick and mortar store doesn’t need to be boring. Decide on a niche that will be fun, too.
Renting a storefront in a shopping mall could be expensive. A more affordable option could be a small kiosk to take advantage of all the foot traffic.
Entrepreneurs may be tempted by large urban landscapes. But plenty of opportunities exist in small towns. Advantages? Lower cost and lower competition are just two.
Different and Unusual
These days people get inspiration from just about anywhere. Even a storage unit or shipping container can spark a concept for a business. Explore these not-so-typical options.
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Our expert team has more than 100 years of combined business experience. With a proven track record of creating original business content, nothing thrills us more than watching small businesses succeed.
You see, we know what it’s like to have dreams and start from scratch. We are small business people ourselves. Our story began in 2003 when our entrepreneur CEO founded this website on a shoestring budget. During the first week just one visitor came! From that small beginning, we grew into a digital publishing business with a dedicated team of editors, writers and other staff. Fast forward to today. This site now receives over 2,000,000 monthly visitors.
Our mission here at Small Business Trends Media is “small business success … delivered daily.” We are cheering you on to find the business that excites you and appeals to your passion and skills.