15 Best Small Business ideas in Canada for 2017
Mining Consulting Business
Starting this kind of business would mean that you are proficient in the field of mining so that you would be able to provide advice to clients who would be relying on your experience and recommendation. However, you would need to find out the requirements that you would need before starting this kind of business, and you would need to decide if you would be working exclusively to a mining company or if you would be catering to a couple of mining companies.
In starting a transportation business, you would need to decide on the type of transportation business you would want to go into, which includes taxi service, medical transport, courier service, Bus Company or trucking. You would need to carry out due diligence and determine what registration, license and permit you would need before starting the business.
Freight Brokerage Business
This kind of business requires that you act as the middleman between shippers and motor carriers, with the aim of helping match shipper loads with available truck capacity. Before starting this business, you would need to find out what each provincial regulations towards the business is, as well as the basic requirement from the National Transportation Brokers Association (NTBA), and then the license you would be required to won.
Independent Financial Advisor
Independent financial advisor are also referred to as brokers and mean that they offer products and advices to clients, and you would need to hold several financial licenses that include health insurance, mutual funds, and other licenses that permit the sales of securities and mortgages.
You can engage in equipment leasing business especially for those that are into mining. Not everyone going into mining have their equipment or are ready to buy due to their tight budget, and so leasing is always less expensive. Providing this kind of service will be highly beneficial to you as a business just starting out as you would be providing a needed service. You would have to check what kind of equipment your competitors have and their rates for leasing.
As a cleaning business owner you would need to provide cleaning services to clients that would require it. You can decide to either clean only residential areas, commercial areas, or offer both kind of service. No special education or experience is needed to start this business or ensure that you succeed, except your determination. However, you will need to be familiar with cleaning products and chemicals that would be required for your kind of business.
Business Plan Service
This is a business that could bring in some money for you by offering to write a business plan to those intending to start their own businesses but do not have the time to sit and write out a plan for themselves. You could offer different packages to your client and give them the choice of picking one that suits their budget. Ensure that you have business plan sample to show your clients.
Computer Repair Business
To offer this kind of business, you would need to have experience, training or even a license, as you would need to know the main types of software and also hardware components. A license would ensure that people entrust their computers to you.
Fashion and Clothing Business-: If you have got the talent for making clothing or jewelries, and intend to start it as a business, then you would need to identify your key customers and devise ways that will attract them to patronize you.
Before starting this kind of business, you would need to ensure that you are organized and a calm person, as this kind of business, requires one who is organized. You can start out this business by starting with events that are small in nature before graduating to handling huge events.
This is a business that depends on the demand for delivery from personal needs (such as home delivery of milk and bread), corporate stocks, to medical supplies. This means that there is always a delivery of some kind every day. Also, manufacturers and merchants are always seeking to deliver products to their retailers or consumers, which is how the courier service makes it.
Canada’s is one of the major exporters in North America and so if you decide to go into this business you will be making cool cash for yourself. You can teach the basics to those who need to know and ensure that your satisfied clients refer others to you so that your business would continue to grow.
As an interior decorator you could help those who are overwhelmed with decorating their new homes or re-decorating their old homes. You could make your task easier by asking your clients to fill in a questionnaire that would help you design their homes to meet their specific requirements. You would also need to have a flair for color and creativity.
Bicycle Repair Business
Even though this might not be a business guaranteed to make you become a millionaire, it is a business that would bring you cool cash all the same. You could offer repairs to those whose bicycles need repairing, you would need to rent a shed for this kind of business, and can always offer other services coupled with your repair business.
This is a type of business that you can offer from the comfort of your home. You could carry out several editing services like copyediting, proofreading, developmental editing, indexing, book doctoring, copywriting, ghost writing, magazine article writing, book writing, or a web page content provider. You can combine several of the services, but ensure you pick those you are truly proficient at.