Many of us believed that without money we won’t be able to start any business without knowing that there are businesses that require absolutely no money to start which is the very reason we are going to discuss how to start a business without money.
Starting a business without money seems to be a fairy tale to some persons since society has made us believe that without money we can’t do anything nor can we be able to get something started for ourselves.
How To Start a Business Without Money
Yes, I know money is important and without it, life won’t go smoothly, be sweet just like we want it to be but at some point when we do not have that money what are we going to do? How are we going to move from point a to point b? How are we going to make it and become as successful as other businesses we see around us.
1. Start with what you have already
The problem many of us has is that we comfortably ignore what we have already to chase after what we have not which is why many people end up where they have been afraid ending up in life.
To start a business without money, you need to first look within to find out what talent we have already in us, what do you know how to do best, what are the things that may fetch you money that you already have in you, and how are you going to monetize that talent you have already. Below are some of the things you can do to start making money with just what you have already.
Take care of people’s needs
Are you good at taking care of other people? some persons are good at taking care of older people, you can start applying for the kind of services that allow you take care of their older relative, you can reach out to home care services asking for employment for you if they have any vacancy in their home am sure thew will be la to have you work there.
Become a salesman
You can start as a salesman for companies that sell things like cars, TV sets, phones and other things. Becoming a salesman cost no money, all you have to do is to go apply in one or two companies as a salesman then work your way to the top by making sure you make adequate sales.
Start a cleaning business
If you are good at washing and cleaning, you can start washing people’s cars for them and in turn, get paid for the services you are providing. First of all what you need to do is meeting your neighbours with cars, ask them if they will need you to wash their cars, discus price with them and then start washing the cars.
You can also start cleaning people’s houses and offices, cleaning business will not cost you anything to start, you have to understand the concept of house and office cleaning and the proper tools needed to complete a giving job.
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2. Start a Freelancing Business
Freelancers are really making good money by providing services others cant provide for themselves. Though there are skills that sell more than the other and the payment for these skills are higher than average. You should choose skills that pay well and start doing it, if you are having issues choosing skills that will greatly benefit you, below are high demanding skills i have tried out myself.
- Blog and content writing
- App development
- Web design
- After effects
- Video editor
These are top paying freelancing niches I have tried out myself which pays off very well, though you need to understand the concept of working with those skills, you can go learn how too perform one or two of them on YouTube and Udemy and start offering it to people that will need your services.
3. Start Programming
If you are good at programming, you need to consider working as a programmer. Programming doesn’t require you to start with any money, you just need to get people that need your programming skills in their businesses and start working with them.
You can as well build software and start selling it to people through codecanyon and another marketplace where similar things are sold.
4. Driving Uber
Do you have a car that is in a very good condition, you can start using it for uber driving, there are people in need of car owners with good driving skills that can take them anywhere they want.
You can start doing Uber driving without money, as far as your car is in good condition and your driving skills is very good, you can start doing the business and get paid on daily bases.
You can start blogging for free using the blogger platform to create your blog with a free template if you ever wish to start blogging without spending money. But at a point, you will need to spend a little amount of money to get a custom domain for your blog.
I will recommend you go through this well detailed blog post HERE on how to create the design you blog and start blogging free of charge.
You can buy a domain as low as $5 from a good domain registrar then proceed with another setup you will get to learn from the link we have provided above.
6. Home child daycare
A daycare business shouldn’t cost you anything as far as you have a house that can contain children and a TV that can entertain children.
You can start a daycare business without money and parents should be able to pay upfront when you start taking care of their children.
7. Home dog training
Are you good with dogs, why not start a dog training program where you teach people’s dogs to behave well, dog training business does not have to cost you any money since the dog owner provides most of the things you need to start training their dogs.
Dog training can be very lucrative and doesn’t have to cost you much money, all you need to do is get some basic tips from YouTube added with the one you have already, perfect the skills by improving on the areas where you do not see yourself fit then start taking peoples dogs in for training,
8. Graphics design and logo design
Graphics designing is free to start as far as you have the idea of how to work with graphics software like Photoshop, After Effects and adobe premiere pro.
You can start taking small jobs from people around you, design simple, mock-up logos for businesses and other small jobs that can give little money to pay for data so you can learn more about graphics editing.
There are 100s of YouTube channels dedicated to teaching interested persons how to mess around with photoshop, you can go subscribe to those kinds of YouTube channels.
9. Building a website
Building a website this day doesn’t even need you to have any knowledge about programming language of any kind. Many websites use WordPress which has lots of tools and plugins to look professional.
Many people are seeking out people with good knowledge on WordPress website customization, the can really pay good money so far you are good in customizing a WordPress website or blog.
You can start looking for jobs on Fiver, Upwork an LinkedIn, seek out those in need of those kind of services and then get their job don for them.
Dropshiping business is a very lucrative one when the adequate strategy is been implemented, there are lots of ways in which one can drop ship and that is paying after receiving your goods.
To do this, you need to first establish trust between the person or company shipping the goods then pay after you have received the goods.
What you should do is that, once the goods is sent by the company, you start looking for buyers that can buy the goods so that once the goods gets to you, you can sale it and send the money to those who sent you the goods for continuous business.