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A couple of bits of information about myself… first, I’m a complete advocate for women in business. Second, I am all about women achieving multiple goals in life. So, with that said I know women are not limited to specific jobs.
My goal in this post is to give some ideas to those women ready to take the next step in starting a small business.
According to the United States Census Bureau women-owned firms made up to 1.1 million in 2018. The Annual Business Survey indicates that Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services were the fields highly concentrated in 2018 by women.
Small business options are endless, and women begin businesses every day. Small businesses by women can range from blogging, bookkeeping, and copywriting to daycare and virtual assistance.
Businesses are started every day for many reasons. Maybe you have another job and are looking at ways to earn extra income or your hobby is growing into a small business of its own.
Regardless of your reason for beginning a new venture don’t forget to do your due diligence and think your business plan through. Go to my write up on 9 Steps to Make Before Starting a Small Business to begin your new journey as an entrepreneur.
Before we go any further… I wanted to share my Bookkeeping Printable with you. As an entrepreneur you will need to organize your bookkeeping calendar and my printable makes it easy!
Some Businesses Take Longer to Earn an Income
Some small businesses take more effort and time to get started than others. For instance, if you choose the Bookkeeping industry you may need to take time to learn programs like QuickBooks Online, get experience in bookkeeping, and begin a marketing strategy.
If you’re interested in How to Start a Bookkeeping Business with Confidence read my post here.
For those of you interested in bookkeeping, I’d suggest looking into bookkeeping programs like Bookkeepers.com.
Another business idea for women which takes time is blogging. There are multiple steps that go into blogging like narrowing a niche, starting a website, writing, and finding ways to make money while blogging.
Related topics for bloggers are:
- How to Make Money Using Your Blog
- Affiliate Marketing for Beginner Bloggers
- How to Start a WordPress Blog Using SiteGround
- How Tailwind Helped My New Blog
Some Businesses are Quicker to Start
Unlike some businesses that take a longer time to grow a steady income, there are some businesses that may take little time to start and grow.
Some business ideas for women that need little startup costs and/or time to grow are:
- Don’t Let Your New Business Fall Short
- How to Make an Extra $1000 a Month
- 9 Things I Learned in 9 Years of Being a Small Business Owner
- What Does Work-Life Balance Mean to You?
- Helpful Tips to Prepare for Income Tax Season
- 3 Necessary Actions for New Small Business Bookkeeping
- How to Make Drop Shipping Work for Your E-Commerce Store
- Important End of Year Checklist for Small Business
- Semi-Annual Bookkeeping Tips are Important
- 3 Reasons Why You Need a Bookkeeper All Year
- 10 Simple Bookkeeping Tips to Build Your Business
- How to Become a Freelancer with No Experience
- 9 Easy Ways to Gain Control of Your Finances
- The Best Summer Jobs for Students
- Common Tax Deductions for Small Business Owners
- 10 Benefits of Bookkeeping in Business
- How to Work from Home and Make Money
- 13 Best Easy to Start Online Business Ideas
Business Ideas for Women
Although there are many ideas for new businesses below are some of the most popular:
Home Cleaning Service
Selling Handmade Items
Social Media Management
Virtual Assistant Website Design
Many of you may know that I have started two businesses, one with my husband more than 12 years ago and Navigate with Price in 2018. It had taken me a long time to narrow my niche to a specific area of expertise.
When I first started blogging I wanted to share all I knew with anyone who would listen. Unfortunately, I didn’t realize I needed to look at blogging as a business so I could make an income too.
It is important to make a profit in your new business but, most of all you need to be passionate about your business so it will grow.
I’m not going to lie and say my road of growing a business has been easy or always fun so here are some ways to stay motivated while you build your business.