It’s suffice to say it’s never too early to start especially with regard to entrepreneurship skills. Facebook, Microsoft, Dell and some other big name companies had their founding in schools by students who were trying to earn a degree.
These examples point to the fact that school is a great place to start certain businesses. Of essence though, is that the nature of the business should not require business office space, and little or no startup capital. Here are 6 businesses that fall into that category.
- Graphics Design: This is one business where experience does not count as much as creativity and talent. For startup, all you need is a personal computer, something that is becoming a must-have for students. You can create a portfolio of your best productions and possibly print some nice-looking business cards to advertise your business. In this e-age, the power of the Internet cannot be under-emphasized.
- Photography: images are now the in-thing for social communication and this can open a vast market for budding photographers. Apart from selfies and wefies, people still desire high quality images for their events. In comes the amateur who really does not need expensive gadgets for top results. Take several free shots and produce them so people see what you can do. This can garner the right kind of attention and bring you good business.
- Social Media Consultant: In this age of blogging, vlogging and several social media sites, organizations are always on the lookout for people that can help them to manage their social media presence. Since students are usually in the thick of social media trends, they form the best option for social media consultants.
- IT Consulting: This area actually favors the newest entrants as the industry continually eveolves. And if you don’t do high grade software programming or certified hacking, you would still be surprised how much people pay for simple IT tasks such as formatting an hard drive, installing software and operating systems. You can take advantage of this and make a few bucks of your colleagues.