If you’re looking for a place to invest your tax return, the money you earned selling your old car, or it’s just plain time to put a little something aside and quit your day job, then there are a number of business opportunities open to you that you can get involved in for perhaps far less than you might think. All of the business ideas listed below will cost any intrepid entrepreneur less than $5,000 in cash, credit or check to get going.
Your main cost when it comes to online retail is simply purchasing a wholesale lot of goods. This is a trickier business than you might think, though. It’s very important to find a niche before getting involved. If you try to sell iPads, for instance, then no matter how low you go, the established online retailers can always afford to set their prices a little lower because of easier and cheaper access to the goods. They can even afford to take a loss to undercut you if need be. Find a commodity that isn’t already being dominated by somebody else and you might just have an opportunity on your hands. A good place to look for products is Ali Baba where you can find wholesalers for just about any product under the sun.
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