The job market is currently a tough place. There are high amounts of talents with a low supply of jobs. Instead of waiting around for your dream job, why not try your hands on business opportunities?
If you are a fresh graduate or a budding entrepreneur looking to start a business, here are 50 business opportunities that you may want to consider.
Have great interpersonal skills? Dating consultants provide advice to those that need help developing interpersonal skills to find a better match.
Are you good at coming up with brand names? A domain name broker purchases domain names that they believe are in demand and tries to flip them for profit.
Organise online webinars by sharing topics that your audience are interested in while charging them attendance fees.
If you did well for any subject matter, you can consider imparting your knowledge to others as a tutor.
Are you social media savvy? Help businesses run social media campaigns by improving their brand engagement, brand loyalty, and drive sales from social media platforms!
In Singapore, the universal language that we all speak is food. Starting your own hawker business is a business opportunity that many overlook. With high demand and relatively low barriers to entry, this is something that you should consider.
If you have a flair with words, why not make the most of it and offer writing services for clients. You could offer to write essays, blog articles, and or even newsletters.
These days, everyone is self-conscious about what they eat, and some are even too busy to monitor their diet. Plan and curate meals that would help your clients achieve their goals.
More people are finding that keeping fit is a necessity and many are unsure how to do so. Many would gladly pay a personal fitness instructor to train them. If you are passionate about fitness, why not capitalise on it?
Everyone loves their pets, but most pet owners either do not know how to groom their pets or have no time to do this themselves.
An emcee is the official host for events like weddings, performances, or parties. Usually, the emcee introduces speakers, makes announcements, and engages the audience to keep the event flowing as smoothly as possible.
Have accounting skills? Consider becoming a bookkeeper and offer bookkeeping services to small businesses.
If you know how to do SEO, companies are paying good money to get organic traffic to their websites. All you have to do is get them to the top of search engines.
If you have a second language, you can help provide translation services verbally or in written form.
Eating healthy has been a trend and will only continue to be adopted by many. If you’re good with nutrition can come up with meal plans and nutritional guides, you can sell this as a service!
Luckily for you, websites can be designed and built easily using page builders. This means you don’t need to learn programming to offer this as a service!
If you have the ability to listen and assess your clients’ singing, a vocal coach might be suited for you. Assess their skills, strengths, and weaknesses, and then develop vocal lessons to improve pitch, tone, range, and song delivery.
Know of a problem that many people face? Look for a product online that solves this problem and dropship them to customers.
Surprisingly a lot of busy professionals need the extra hand to manage administrative work such as reading their emails, responding to inquiries, and organising meetings and tasks.
Good with words and can present information well? Help others write their resume that attracts potential employers!
Do you often find yourself recommending products to your friends? An affiliate marketer does this while earning a commission from the sales made.
Do you love gardening, rearranging plants, and beautifying homes? There’s a market for such a service to keep homes decorated with flora.
Offer photography services at events such as weddings and parties. You don’t need the most popular or most expensive cameras to start as a decent set of equipment will suffice.
As a photo editor, you review and select photos for promotion or publication purposes. Identify relevant images, edit, and retouch photos to make them more appealing.
Busy working professionals often hire part-time workers to clean their homes and offices. Get paid up to S$25/hour to do this for them!
With many families with both parents working, it presents the opportunity for you to become a babysitter while parents are out working. All you have to do is to take care of their children while they attend to their businesses.
If you have a knack for cutting and styling hair, a hairstylist or a barber might suit you. Everyone wants to look good, and hair care will continue to have a constant demand.
Love dogs but unable to keep them? Consider being a dog walker where you can take out someone else’s dog for a walk instead.
If you have an eye for design, you can start a creative design business! You can offer graphic design, illustrations, and even beautifying reports for others.
Put together the best deejays, decorations, and equipment needed to plan and organise parties for others.
Great at sports and want to monetise your skills? Offer one-to-one personal sports training or group classes to those interested!
If you enjoy baking at home and are good at what you do, consider becoming a home baker. You can start by advertising online through Instagram or Facebook, and then take a limited amount of orders each week.
Offer grocery buying services for busy Singaporeans or elderly who aren't able to shop on their own. Deliver the groceries using your car, motorbike, or bicycle.
Jewellery design is a craft that is easy to learn. Market your designs through social media channels or even YouTube.
Have a bicycle at home? You can help clients deliver goods, documents, and parcels and charge them for it!
You’ll be surprised at the number of people who don’t know how to ride bicycles. Being a cycling tutor, you can teach children and adults the essential skill of bicycle riding!
Gather professionals or aspiring professional cyclists to form a cycling club. Provide perks and organise club-only events. Monetise by charging monthly subscription fees.
Target families that don’t have the time to do their laundry. Bring the dirty laundry to a laundromat and earn profits easily. Make sure you learn the different types of fabrics, so you don’t accidentally ruin someone’s clothes!
Know the ins and outs of the streetwear industry? Look for limited-edition products that are high in demand and flip them for a profit.
Many companies need website and app testers to test the usability of their products before launching. All you have to do is use and provide feedback on how easy it was to use and how well everything functioned.
Got your study notes lying around? Why not make copies of it and sell them off? From polytechnic to university notes and essays, there’s always a market for it.
If you’re good at designing homes, being an interior designer will provide you with some good money.
Singapore is a major tourist destination. Offer to be a tour guide and bring tourists to places that are not-so-popular amongst travel agencies!
Have a skillset and a knack for words? Start a blog by sharing your knowledge online! Monetise by running ads, sponsored posts, and product promotions.
Makeup artists make a lot of money, so if you’re skilled at makeup, invest in a few sets of quality products and start networking to find clients.
Handmade goods are seeing an increase in demand as consumers are moving away from mass-produced goods. Make sure the crafts you’re selling are in demand and are worth it for consumers.
A proofreader ensures content is free of typographical, grammatical, spelling, punctuation, formatting, and other such errors.
If you are skilled at a type of dance or play any musical instrument well, consider becoming an instructor and offer classes.
Gained programming skills from school? Build mobile apps and monetise through ads, in-app purchases, or even selling it as a service!
You can make good money from helping customers mend their clothes. Offer a range of services from altering, repairing, or modifying garments for customers based on their specifications, needs, and preferences.
Although there are 50 business ideas, always keep your options open and look for ways to earn money. Choose a business idea that relates to your own goals as these businesses are the ones that you will enjoy doing.