We have selected great and cheap home business ideas for you to consider.
These are businesses that require a minimal expense to get started. Some may require some specialized knowledge or experience. Some may require certifications, or other qualifications.
An inexpensive (cheap) home business can be a smart way to employ yourself at home or from home. The “cheap” part is not a negative. It just means that a sizeable investment is not required in order to set up your home business.
Producing food: confections, baking, jams & jellies, condiments, meals ready to eat
Child care: check for any local licensing requirement
Elder care: check for any local licensing requirement
Transcription service: medical, legal, other professional
Billing service and other services to businesses
Crafting: make craft items of scrap materials and sell at fairs and other gatherings
Online consignment vendor of handmade items: quilts, jewelry, small crafts
Trucking dispatcher, finding loads for truckers that would otherwise return empty to home base area
Writer of various types of publications, including online
Provide grocery pickup and delivery service
Work as a ride-hailing service driver such as Lyft, Uber, and others
Cleaning of various types: new construction, established residences, commercial buildings
Mowing and care of lawns: look for newly-built neighborhoods, new residents
Appliance refurbishment and sales: buy discard appliances from major retailers, repair and sell in paper.
Lobby route, supplying popcorn, cookies and coffee to lobbies of banks, doctors and other businesses
Recycling construction scrap and cast-offs: most building construction jobs discard “waste”
Translator, for those that are bilingual and proficient at the grammar of their languages
Painting interiors and exteriors of buildings, other structures and smaller items
Contract assembly of components: electrical, mechanical and other assembly where hand tools are used.
Write business plans as a
business plan consultant, help new businesses get started
Tablet and phone repair
Interior design of homes
Website and graphics designer
Online course instructor
Software trainer for accounting, CAD, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint
Local internet marketing consultant
Phone app writer/designer
Property management: helps to know construction, accounting, other business functions, and have people skills
Real estate sales: check on licensing requirement
To find your ideal cheap home business, go to Starting a Business From Home. This page gives you an organized way to find a business that suits you best.
Also take a look at Top 10 home business ideas, 101 Best Home Based Businesses and Creative Home Based Business Ideas.
Return to Home page.