2018 small business ideas

+1000 Low or No Cost Small Business Ideas for 2018

The best time for starting your own business was yesterday. But don’t worry if you have not yet started; better be late than never!

Knowing the fact that how difficult it is for first time entrepreneurs to find the right business idea, we have always been on a quest to create fresh lists of small business ideas every year.  Our lists mainly contain low cost or no cost small business ideas for big cities as well as for small towns, rural areas, and villages. 

As we witnessed the rising interest of wannabe entrepreneurs, we have tried to enhance the lists with a lot more new business ideas and you can find 1000 plus small business ideas for big and small cities.

Check out our comprehensive lists of small business ideas for 2018 and start your own business with low or no investment!

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Startup Ideas by Country

united-states-flag1- Small Business Ideas for United States of America United States of America being one of the top and most stable economies in the worlds open unlimited entrepreneurship opportunities for enthusiastic youth as well as for those senior citizens who are either retired or planning retirement in some time. Ease of doing business, easy access to resources, hassle free availability of mentors and various small business grants make USA, one of the best countries in the world to do business! Here we have listed most profitable and low cost business ideas for all the big cities of the US.

Flag-India2- Small Business Ideas for India: India is rapidly growing as a small business hub. With developed infrastructure in almost all big cities, there’s plenty of small and micro business opportunities. Setting up and running a business in India is though full of challenges, but opportunities always welcome those who are ready to take challenges. Explore the small business ideas for top Indian cities.

3- Small Business Opportunities in South Africa: Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth and other South African cities with higher economic activity are small business hubs. That’s not it, South Africa as a whole is emerging as an ideal place for small business setup. Check out 17 Small Business Ideas for South Africa.

flag-uae4- Small Business Ideas for UAE:  Highly developed infrastructure, zero tax and ease of access overall type of resources makes UAE one of the best places in the world to do business. UAE’s business environment is ideal, not just for the UAE nationals, but for expats as well. Explore the list of 20 Best Small Business Ideas for UAE.

flag pakistan5- Small Business Ideas for Pakistan: Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Gujranwala, Multan and Hyderabad are already small business hubs in Pakistan, but the increasing population and limited job opportunities are encouraging entrepreneurship among Pakistani youth and young individuals from almost all cities are enthusiastic about starting and running their own small business. Do check our list of 25 Small Business Ideas that Can Work Great in Pakistan.

flag-uk6- Small Business Ideas for UK UK’s developed economy and extensive public sector support makes it a fertile ground for small business. If your business idea is something really valuable, you can apply for various grants as well. Do not forget to check our refined list of 51 Low Cost Business Ideas for UK.

7- Small Business Ideas for Philippines: The Philippines is one of the countries with highest literacy rate in the world, and so it won’t be wrong in saying the Philippines is the land of opportunities for the doers. So, if you live in Philippines and want to be your own boss, do check these small capital business ideas for Philippines.


Business Ideas by Population Density: We are doing constant efforts to develop lists of low cost and profitable business ideas for every city, but it’s going to take some time. If you’re not a resident of any of the above countries, you may find your dream business idea from our lists below, which are aimed for big cities as well as small towns, villages and rural areas.

Small Business Ideas for Big Cities

Small Business Ideas for Small Towns

Small Business Ideas for Villages

Small Business Ideas for Rural Areas

Cleaning Business Ideas Metropolitan Cities

Business Ideas that You Can Start from a Corner of the Bedroom

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Business Ideas by Category: Success in small business largely depends on your interest and efforts. So if you are good at something or have specific skills you may want to pursue that particular idea. Any business idea can be successful if it’s something that you love and it creates value to the target audience. Explore our list of business ideas from various categories and you may find something of great interest!

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