You can build a business as a proofreader or editor for various businesses, authors and other clients who want to send you their work online.
If you want to build a photography business that’s mainly online, you can take photos and then sell them on stock photo websites.
Another potential writing business opportunity, copywriters help businesses create the copy for their websites.
Virtual Tech Support
If you have a fair amount of tech knowledge, you can set up a service that provides remote tech support to clients who contact you online.
Contract Customer Service
You can also offer services to businesses that want to outsource their customer service communications.
For those who are familiar with the ins and outs of creating software, you can offer your services on a freelance basis to businesses, or even create your own software programs to sell.
If you’re an experienced marketer, you can also offer services to businesses that want help creating and carrying out their online marketing plans.
WordPress Theme Developer
WordPress is a popular platform for blogs and websites. So you can build a business by creating pre-made themes for people who want an easy way to put together their own websites on WordPress.
There are plenty of opportunities out there for researchers to offer services to writers, businesses and other clients online.
Membership Site Operator
If you have an idea for a niche website, you can offer paid memberships for people who are interested in being a part of the community or accessing any other benefits offered by your site.
Blog Network Creator
You can also set up a network that’s specific to bloggers and have members pay a fee or earn money through ads or infoproducts.
Advertising Network Creator
Alternatively, you can set up a network aimed at bloggers, site owners and other online businesses that want to find sponsors or advertisers and vice versa.
Online Public Relations
Public relations is certainly a viable business opportunity. And you can build a business that mainly communicates with clients and publications online.
Website Maintenance Service
For those who want to work with businesses that already have websites, but could use some help maintaining or managing them, you can offer your services as a website manager or maintenance provider.
Website Critique Service
You can also specialize in critiquing websites for businesses that feel like they might need to make some changes or improvements to their online visitor experience.
For those who want to help business clients find the best team members, you can start a recruiting service that finds and contacts candidates mainly online.
Resume Writing Service
You can also work with clients that are looking for jobs by starting a service that helps them put together resumes and cover letters.
If you want to help clients with a variety of different issues, you can start a business as a life coach and communicate with clients mainly online.
Meal Plan Service
Or if you want to get more specific and help clients plan out their meals and nutrition, you can offer a meal planning service where you consult with clients online and then send them a plan based on your consultation.
If you’re a skilled artist, you can offer custom illustration services to clients who reach out to you via your website or other online channels.
Video Ad Creator
You can also specialize in working with clients that need help creating video ads to appear on YouTube or other online platforms.
Direct Sales Marketer
For those who are skilled with sales, you can build a business by offering your services to business clients and then reaching out to potential customers online.
If you’ve got a fair amount of financial knowledge, you can build a business as a financial consultant and work with clients who reach out to you online.
Or you could offer bookkeeping services to various businesses and just set up an online communication system to make things easy.
Online Newsletter Service
Setting up an online newsletter is fairly straightforward. And if you build up a sizeable network, you can use your list to sell products, services or earn revenue by working with other businesses.
Lead Generation Service
You can also provide a service to business owners that need help generating leads online.
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