Examples of low-technology businesses
- Personal trainer: This is a hot one due to general concern over health and fitness. Whether you work out of your own home or a gym, personal trainers make good money.
- Dog walking/animal sitting: People love their dogs and cats, which creates a need for someone to take care of them while they are travelling on business.
- House sitting: This is another job in demand as concerns about crime increase. People will gladly pay to have someone trustworthy watch over their home and valuables.
- Handyman: If you are great at fixing things and good with tools, people are always looking for someone who knows what they are doing and don't overcharge for their services.
- Translation: This is a great one for people who are fluent in different languages. Businesses, individuals and even government agencies often hire translators to communicate with people in other languages.
- Resume writing: This is a popular one. A good resume often gets you the interview, but many talented people are just lousy writers. Good resume writers are in demand.
- Car detailing: This isn't just washing a car but giving it a detailed cleaning inside and out. If you enjoy doing this on your own car, maybe you can turn it into a business.
- Cleaning business: Cleaning businesses are popping up everywhere. Whether it's residential or business or both, this is a hot job idea with low investment on cleaning supplies and equipment.
- Recycling service: Many people like the idea of being environmentally conscious but don't have the time to recycle, especially if their city doesn't pick it up. This can turn into a nice business of picking up recycling materials for a fee and hauling them away for customers.
- Tutoring: If you excel in a particular subject, you can turn that into a tutoring business that helps local students with a particular subject, test or area of study.
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