Looking for an idea on a local small business you can start?

Here are over 100 local businesses that might be up your alley.  Remember, find a need in your community and fill it. Be creative.  Ask around. Specialize in something and become the best at it!

To help get your ideas jump started, check out these ideas:

Businesses That Help in the Home

AC repair

Tv repair

Painter

Driveway clean and epoxy

Custom cabinets

Garage Storage

Blind cleaning

Roofing

Interior Design

Tub refinishing

Pool fence install

Fence installs

Appliance Repair

Home Stager

Handyman

Maid Service

Trash Removal

Pool Person

Landscaper

Plumber

Electrician

Repair appliances

Carpet cleaner

Flooring installer

Mover for Hire

Gravel hauler

Tree trimming

Stucco work

Deck Builder

Carpenter

Install window screens

Dog poop removal

Custom Closets

Garage Cabinets

Upholstery Cleaning

Re upholstery

Brick Mason

Drywaller

Farmhand

Power Wash Homes

Clean Out Gutters

Clean Driveways

Chimney Sweeper

Take Your Business to Them

Hair Stylist

Fix Computers

Mechanic

Mobile Pet Groomer

Walk dogs / pets

Personal assistant

Assist physically challenged or elderly

Shuttle service

Photographer

Locksmith

Wedding Planner

Party Planner

Property Manager

Home Watcher / Winter Visitors

Boat Cleaning

Boat Repair

Car detailing

Recycling pick up

Music teacher

Tattoo artist

Pick up cleaning

Dead or Wild Animal Removal

Banners / signs

Glass repair

Pest control

Cement work

Storage shed builder

Day Care / Nanny

Window Cleaning

Catering

Sports Tutor

RV Detailing

Graffiti Removal

Children’s Parties

Personal Trainer

Home Staging

Food Truck

Snow Cone Cart

Real Estate Agent

Tutoring

Taxes

Accounting

Consulting

Repair Bikes

Auto Detailing

Small Engine Repair (ie mowers, etc)

Make Cakes / Baking

Catering

Mobile Notary

Sewing Machine Repair

Brick n Mortar Businesses

Dentist

Doctor

Medical Other

Veterinarian

Barber

Hair Salon

Nail Salon

Dry Cleaners

Mechanic

Storage shed builder

Water & Novelties

Smoke Shops

Pet Groomer

Ice Cream Shop

Donut Shop

Pawn Shop

QSR – (Quick Service Restaurant)

Sit down restaurants

Car Dealership

Insurance

Coffee Shop

Print Shop

Just to Name a Few

Caution on Brick & Mortar

These businesses have much higher start up costs as well as money tied up in equipment and inventory.

They also typically have employees which increases not only costs (payroll, workers comp, etc), but liability.

Hopefully you discovered a couple of ideas you could build a local small business around.

If you come across any local businesses you think we should include for other folks, just shoot them to me in an email. Send ideas to tammy@localsmallbusinesscoach.com

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