Start a businessThey are the perfect free business plan tool for people who are just getting started with their list building because they don’t cost anything and they create the JV partnerships for you. Develop your sales strategies , become an inside sales rep and perfect your cold calling skills on the side in your free time for nothing but commission, negotiate a little equity and you could profit big time if you’re pitching a solid product and the startup succeeds.

My podcast, The Side Hustle Project is actually my current side business idea, and because I had an existing audience here on my blog at the time I launched the show, I was able to broker a $5,000 sponsorship from Freshbooks to place ads on the first ten episodes before I even got started.Start a business

You can get your own phone case business up and running as a side business idea in a matter of days with turnkey solutions from Case Escape , my previous company, and you can now get ready-to-go kits that’ll give you everything you need to start a phone case business Once you’re up and running, you can sell cases on Etsy , Amazon Handmade , and Fancy During our first year of selling phone cases as a side business idea on our Etsy store , we made around $60,000 in revenue from that selling channel alone—not to mention additional sales from fairs, trade shows, promotional products vendors, parties, events and other online marketplaces.

At this point, the tasks that you’ll still need to complete will largely be specific to your operation, but you’ll have already completed your legal requirements, financial planning, team building, and much of the planning necessary to have officially started your business.

This is not an essential part, although their importance should never be underestimated, because there are some softwares, systems and other tools that will enable you to execute your business plan in a more efficient and effective way, which will translate in more profits within a shorter period of time.