If you have an idea for a startup, it requires a great deal of ambition and hard work to execute it. Coming up with a concept is the easy part, relatively speaking. If this rings a bell, you can start with a modest one-man tech team before envisioning a scaled-up operation as massive as Geek Squad Remember, you can provide home service locally as a starting point to this business idea, as well as offer remote support through online messaging and video calling services before making your way into a retail setting.
Just observe how learning sites like Codecademy , Treehouse , and Udacity continue to grow and you’ll understand the urgency of getting computer training for our generation (thus making it a great business idea to train others if you already have the skills).
Competing against large clothing retailers can be challenging, but if you can find a specific niche, like starting a T-shirt business or locally based store, you can use your creativity to stand out amongst all of the other generic options out there.
If you lack highly specialized coding skills, I would suggest you consider trying to break into this space by offering flat fee rates to develop new or re-launched websites for smaller businesses or organizations and limit your development work to one platform, such as WordPress.
This lecture is designed to remind you and help you re-imagine all of the areas that you can start businesses in. Some of the largest business ideas are “under the surface” so to speak and are not frequently noticed by the media or by pioneering entrepreneurs.