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Small Businesses for Millennials

Spectr News Theme Isny Dewi R.
16, January 2019

In the era of sophisticated and digital technology, the opportunity to open a business with minimal capital is getting bigger. This can be an opportunity for millennials who love to surf in cyberspace to open their own businesses. A business that can start with small capital is an online business. No need to pay for renting stall or shopkeeper. You only need a smartphone, internet and social media. For your business ideas, you can see below!

1. Phone’s Credit and Internet Package
Almost everyone now using phone. And as we know, phone without credit is useless. Same with smartphone, without internet packages smartphone also don't function much. You can use this opportunity as a way to increase income. You don't need a lot of capital, just hundred thousands, you can use to fill your balance and make transactions using your phone. You can offer phone’s credit and internet packages to your nearest people, such as family, neighbors and friends through WhatsApp, Line, or BBM.

2. Makeup Artist
MuA is currently becoming a very loved beauty service. Many women need these makeup services to celebrate their happy moments, such as graduation, engagement, birthday, and more. First of all, you can start by providing free makeup service for your closest person. If it is satisfying, you can use the mouth-to-mouth system to promote your MuA business. Not to forget, also promote your best makeup results on social media, so more people will see your makeup skill and are interested in using your service.  

3. Clothing or Accessories Reseller
Another business with small capital is becoming a reseller. The method is quite easy. You only need to find a supplier that sells clothing or accessories, then you sell again by increasing 5-10 % of the price they sell. Social media like Instagram can be used as a place to promote your online shop business.

There are also suppliers who are willing to send the product to the buyer's address or as they called with drop shipping. You can also sell products without having the stock and don’t have to send the product to your customer.

4. Selling Crafts
If you like making crafts such as bracelets, necklaces, or small bags, then you can use this expertise as a business. Use your skill as much as possible to create unique and interesting products, then market through your social media accounts.

5. Photographer
Are you good at photography and have your own professional camera? Take advantage of this expertise to make money. You can open pre wedding photo service, product advertisements, etc. Use social media to display your best photography works to attract prospective customers attention. Don't hesitate to ask for help from your closest friend to promote your expertise.

As a beginner, you don't need to set a high price, so prospective clients are interested in using your services. If you need additional equipment, you can rent it. Many places offering camera rental services to its supporting equipment.

Isny Dewi R.
Isny Dewi R.