Ebook Author: whether you’re an aspiring novelist or you focus more on nonfiction pieces, it’s now easier than ever to compile an ebook and get it published on a variety of different online platforms.
Social Media Consultant: Social media sites like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest have become popular not just for business use, but also for plenty of individuals who simply enjoy using them. You can start a business where you help businesses shape and carry out their social media strategies and content creation.
Photographer: You can build any number of different photography based businesses from your home. You can be a portrait photographer, wedding photographer, nature photographer, or basically any niche that interests you.
Virtual Assistant: Have a knack for staying organized? If you’re a jack of all trades, you should consider working as a virtual assistant as a side business idea. It can be an awesome way to rub shoulders with some very important people, build up your professional network, develop in-demand new skills (like creating GIFs and videos), grow your side business idea and you’ll have the added perk of being able to start this as a home based business idea. Becoming a virtual assistant can be a particularly great side business idea if you’re hoping to travel the world while making money online as a digital nomad.
Fundraiser: There are plenty of charities and other organizations that use events or organized campaigns as a primary fundraising method. If you enjoy organizing events or other money making opportunities, you might be able to do so by creating a home-based business.
Professional Blogger: Blogging is a growing career field that can encompass a variety of different niches and topic areas. If you enjoy writing, photographing and otherwise chronicling your family activities, it may even lead to a career as a professional blogger.
Baker: you can buy some professional equipment and set up a commercial kitchen in your home. You can either sell your baked goods to local shops or set up a storefront online on Instagram or other social media platform.
Instagram Marketing: Build up a following on your Instagram account and you could quickly be approached by major brands, gear companies, and other relevant businesses that sell products or services related to the type of content you share on Instagram—creating multiple potential side business ideas that’ll come to you.
Social Media Manager: Lots of companies, especially startups or those in retail and travel—even influencers who have heavy social media presences and are constantly in need of people to help build their brands online.
T-Shirt Business: the T-shirt retailing business is worth millions of Naira. But what if you want to do the manufacturing side of things? T-shirt printing turns out to be quite a rewarding business idea for many each year, but can quickly consume much of your side business idea time—so do your research before you begin.
Makeup Services: If you have a talent for helping people look their best, and know how to use makeup brushes and apply makeup products flawlessly, consider using your beauty skills to pursue this easily profitable side business idea.