20 easy micro business ideas

Micro businesses are small, one-person operations frequently started on a part time basis from home. Here are 20 business ideas that work great for a micro business.

  1. Tutoring
  2. Childcare
  3. Music lessons
  4. Editing papers
  5. Web design
  6. Bookkeeping
  7. Event planner
  8. Virtual assistant
  9. Writer/Author
  10. Cook/Baker
  11. Cake decorating
  12. House cleaning
  13. Blogging
  14. Crafts (knitting, card making, soap, etc.)
  15. Pet Care
  16. Photography
  17. Fine arts (painting, sculpture, etc.)
  18. Sewing/Dressmaker
  19. Translation
  20. Art lessons

Most of these businesses require some special skills or experience. Get some training, read some books (I recommend several in Starting a Micro Business) and your micro business will be very successful.

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Carol Topp, CPA


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