16 Best & New Online Business Ideas You Can Start Today

If you are looking for a way to earn extra income, want to switch your career or want to start a small business, an online business can be a perfect way to earn big money.

I don't want to convince you why you should start an online business because you know its potential & you are already reading in newspapers & TV channels about the people or companies who became millionaires & even billionaires from the online business.

All you want to know is a perfect idea to start an online business!

online business ideas

And here, I am going to show you 16 of the best online business opportunities where people are making few hundred dollars to thousands of dollars a month depending on the time they spent & the way they work.

Top 16 Online Business Ideas

I have made money from all these online businesses & based on my experience, I am writing about these online business ideas.

Also refer:- 50 Home Based Business Ideas with Low Investment

So read about these ideas below, focus on one that you like most-

1. Blogging

I am blogging full time from the last 5 years & I can confidently say there is no other online business idea than blogging.

Until & unless, your aim is to make millions of dollars a year, blogging is the best business idea for every one.Blogging

There are thousands of people in India & all over the world who are making $5000+ to $10,000+ from blogging.

Blogging is nothing but creating a website & writing about your experiences, passion, ideas & many more topics. People visit your website & you make money.

“Oh no! I don’t know anything about creating a website or writing”.

I thought the same as you are thinking now, when I first heard about blogging.

But thanks to my willingness. I was very excited to do something different. I accepted the challenge.

But it was much simple than my thought. I started earning from the first month itself & you can see my earning here.

Now there may be many questions in your mind related to blogging. Don’t worry, you can know each & everything about blogging from the links below-

  1. Top 10 Practical Ways to Make Money from Blogging
  2. Google AdSense Earnings from Blogging
  3. Can Blogging be Taken as a Career

We have written a complete guide for beginners who want to know about blogging & want to make money from this. You can signup here & receive our guide.

2. Become an online seller

If you are looking for a simple online business then there is nothing better than becoming an online seller.online seller

Whether its Flipkart, Amazon, eBay, AliExpress or any other shopping site, you can signup there as a seller & make money by selling different products.

There is no problem if you don’t have any product. In fact, thousands of sellers who are making money as a seller does not have their own product.

They just buy it from the local market at a very cheap rate & sell it at a higher price on these sites. You can join any or all the shopping sites & start selling.

3. Become a freelancer

Freelancing is another best online business anyone can start. There are number of best freelancing sites where you can signup & provide number of services to the people or companies.

You can charge a fixed amount or on hourly basis for a particular project. There are many online services you can provide as a freelancer.

You can check sites like Elance, Upwork, Freelancer.com & many other sites provided here to do some research on different types of work people provide & charges they take for providing the work.

Many people make $500+ as a freelancer. And there are freelancers who make even more than $5000+ a month from this online business.

4. Create a YouTube channel

YouTube partner program is another online business opportunity provided by Google to create quality videos, publish it on YouTube & make money.Youtube Partner Program

You can create a YouTube channel based on a particular topic & then publish similar videos on regular basis in your channel.

You can then join YouTube partner program where you can earn money for each & every video views.

5. Training & Consultancy

If you are an expert in some field then you can provide online consultancy & training to the people who are looking for your services.training consultancy business

This is one of the best business idea because you can provide training & consultancy to the people all over the world.

Some of the examples like Online Classes, Vaastu, Nutrition, Body Building, Accounting, Job Placement, Finance Advice, Gadget Repairing, Coding, Stock Trading, Certificate Courses, Health & Fitness, Cooking or anything you are expert in.

You can create a website or a Facebook page & use these simple methods to promote your online business.

6. Domain & Website Flipping

Domain flipping & Website flipping are 2 separate online business ideas. You can buy domain & website for cheap & sell it for much higher price.

If you are interested in domain trading then you need to research domain that people may be interested in future. You need to buy such quality domains & then list these domain on GoDaddy auctions or other marketplace to sell if for 50 times or higher price.domain website flipping business

If you are interested in website flipping then you can buy the established websites for under $100, work on it for 3-4 months & sell it for double, triple or even more price.

7. Online Network marketing

Whether you like or not but network marketing or MLM (multilevel marketing) is one of best business idea you can start. network marketing

There are hundreds of Indian or Global MLM companies you can join & promote online. You can make money simply by referring people in the company.

Its better if you choose an established company with a good product. You need to research & make sure that the company you join don’t have any problem in future.

8. Manage Social Media Profiles

Do you know there are thousands of high profile people, small or medium business who need individual like you who can manage their social profiles.manage social media accounts

You can manage their Twitter or Facebook account & update on regular basis. You will be responsible for increasing the followers & engagement.

You can earn $200 to $1000 for managing one single account. You need to learn digital marketing before you can start this business.

9. Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is another most popular online business you can start. Here, you need to signup as an affiliate in a company & promote its product.

There is a great income potential in affiliate marketing but its not that simple to work as an affiliate.

There are hundreds of best affiliate marketing companies like Amazon, Flipkart, Clickbank, Commission Junction & many others you can join & promote.

affiliate marketing businessYou need to learn each & everything about affiliate marketing before you actually make money from this.

Below is great resource for you-

10. Outsourcing Business

Do you know there is no better online business than outsourcing because you don’t have to do anything in this business.

But you need to establish yourself as authority or brand if you want to make huge money from this business.outsourcing business

There are millions of companies worldwide who can pay any amount but need quality work as per their standard.

And there are millions of freelancers who can provide the high quality work at a fraction of price these companies pay.

You can take the orders from such companies & outsource all the work to these freelancers & make a great profit.

Some of the platforms you can use for this outsourcing business is Elance, UpWork, Fiverr, Freelancer.com & many others as shown here.

11. Sell Photos Online

Are you an excellent photographer? Then there is a chance of making great income by selling your photos online.sell photos online

There are dozens of photo sharing sites where you can upload your photograph & make money from each & every download.

Read the complete information here.

12. Virtual Assistant

Virtual assistant is one of the best online business idea & is very popular among women. This work is like a personal assistant but in this case you don’t need to physically present to assistant your client.virtual assistant business

You can help people with your skills & manage their business partially as per their instructions. There are number of sites like People Per Hour, Elance, Fiverr etc. where you can find unlimited opportunities for you.

Read:- How to Earn from Virtual Assistant Job

13. Startup

There is no better time than this for a start-up. You can find dozens of start-ups daily in countries like India, USA & others.startup

If you have any great idea & want to start your own company then its very easy now a days to get funding from number of Venture Capital firms.

14. Make Money Sites

There are more than 50 sites which provide online make money opportunities. Different company has different concept, e.g. some companies pay you for reading the ads, some pay you for datamake money sites entry, some for online survey, some for promoting their products & many others.

You can check list of all make money sites here. We have provided complete training on how to start this work.

15. Forex Trading

There is no hot business than Forex trading if you have great understanding of the market. People make thousands of dollars in Forex trading.forex trading

But there is risk of losing your money if you don’t have proper idea on this. And that is the reason, it’s not advisable for everyone.

If you want to start this business then you need to learn this completely & you should always try with small amounts before you become confident.

There are dozens of websites such as Forex Crunch which provide the great tips & daily insights of the market and you should regularly check these sites to get the knowledge.

16. Create a Membership Site

Creating a membership site is very lucrative home based business model where you can get comfort to work in your own premises of your home and set up your own office from there.

You can decide products, services or contents to sell on your membership site.membership site

You can announce free as well as paid membership where free membership will have limited access to features and products while paid members will get full access to your website.

Your only investment will be to purchase domain name and hosting.

The selection of the niche will be important factor since this decides your customer base joining your site. Check one of the best article describing “how to build a membership site in 48 hrs”.

I am sure, there is at least one online business idea that you liked the most & you can start today. If you want to become successful in any of the business idea above, then get ready to work hard.


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  3. Dear all

    I am interested to do part-time home base work.My qualification is
    12th C.B.S.E. Board in Delhi 2004(correspondence)
    Draughtman Civil 2003-2005
    Auto-cad 2006
    Interior Design 2012-2013(Chennai)
    I am working in South Delhi base company
    Please any work like my profile help me.

    Thanks & Regards
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    Rohtash Kumar

  5. dear pria,

    i also very eager to do online business. But most all were fake.. thats why iam afraid off.. you plz tell me where to work online… whats is the website address were reliable.. which online business now goood… plz

  6. I am not that good at writing articles. You have mentioned ways to write articles in blogs without much problems with some techniques. Please send me some tips for the same, really need to accelerate effort to write articles.

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  7. Priya madam,
    Great job! Congrats! An Article well thought and written with lots of required valuable information, in a decent manner. This suits well for the present generation mind setting. The information is easy to understand, Wonderful presentation. Truly appreciate your hard work, Precious time and the research you have done. Your writing also shows the depth of knowledge you have gained in this field and then your instinct to help others.
    Thank you with regards

  8. This article is fantastic and giving a lot of ideas about online money making.when I reaad the article I feel I can really do something.But, however, when I am thinking of starting one , I am not sure which one to lay hands on.I do have some SEO skills.Is it possible to enhance my skills further before starting any business.ebay store is also sounding interesting and doable.can you throw some more light on it.

    Thnks, regards

  9. Thanks for this valueable information… I am intrested in ad posting job.. Can you tell me some sites where i can join free for ad posting… Plz reply ASAP and oblige…Thanx once again…

  10. I think the blog gives only theoretical aspect of On Line Business and not a practical one. I expected it to be a step-by- step instruction giving article.

    Madam Priya- pease do give us a practical lesson.

    With Best Regards,

    Rajendra Kumar surana,Raipur(CG)

  11. i want to start online money making business for my wife to earn some good income from free time @ home.
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    i’m very needy person
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  14. I am very interested in joining work from home, online and offline too. Please give me the directions. Thank you.


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