Top 10 Online Business Ideas — How to Make 10k a Month in 2020

How to Start Your Own Business

1. Selling Information Products

People are Searching for Information Online

  • 8 out of 10 people from developed nations go online
  • 21 out of 61 people from developing countries use the internet (ICT Facts & Figures)
  • About 40% of US companies market their products and services using blogs (eMarketer)
  • 34% of Fortune 500 companies have had active blogs since 2008 (Forbes)
  • Companies with blogs get 97% more links to their website (HubSpot)

Deliver Information to People on Facebook!

  • In Q3 of 2017, the net income of Facebook was $4.7 billion
  • Facebook is THE #4 most valuable brand ON THE PLANET with $73.5 billion in value
  • 1.37 billion active users use Facebook every day

2. Affiliate Marketing

  • 15% of the total digital media advertising revenue is attributed to affiliate marketing. (
  • Affiliate programs generate 15%–30% of all sales for advertisers.
  • More than 80% brands use affiliate marketing. (Rakuten Marketing)
  • Fitness and Weight Loss
  • Health
  • Dating and Relationships
  • Pets
  • Self Improvement
  • Wealth Building Through Investing
  • Make Money on the Internet
  • Beauty Treatments
  • Gadgets and Technology
  • Personal Finance

How to Win in Affiliate Marketing

3. Coaching and Consultations

  • Healthcare — 7.1%
  • Education — 4.8%
  • Management — 3.6%
  • Marketing — 3.6%
  • Business Coaching — 3.5%
  • Personal Training — 3.2%
  • Strategy Consultants
  • Operations — Management
  • Human Resources
  • IT Specialists
  • Fill in pressing knowledge/skill gaps
  • Establish relationships; revenues come second
  • Provide results
  • Offer flexible payment structures
  • Gather client feedback
  • Keep updating your skills

4. Membership Websites And Membership Programs

What Do You Include In Your Membership Program To Make It Successful?

Why Are Membership Sites So Good As A Business?

5. Selling Digital Marketing Services

Graphic Design

SEO Writing and Content Management

  • 53% of online marketers used blog writing as their #1 inbound marketing technique in 2017 (HubSpot)
  • In 2017, e-commerce business traffic came mostly from email marketing and SEO while content marketing and affiliates are less frequently used channels (Marketing Sherpa)
  • Content Marketing — 20%
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning — 14%
  • Big Data — 14%
  • Social Media Marketing — 14%
  • Marketing Automation — 9%
  • Mobile Marketing — 9%
  • Conversion Rate Optimization — 5%
  • Search Engine Optimization — 4%

Social Media Management

  • 30% of online time comes from social media
  • There are 8 billion views on videos posted on Facebook per day
  • 96% of consumers (18–34 years old) watch a video at least a few times a week
  • 75% of millennials check out a social video daily
  • 80% of online traffic from consumers will come from videos by 2020 (Source: Animoto)
  • Every single day, users watch over 100 million hours of video content from Facebook (Source: MediaKix)


Digital Marketing Arbitrage

6. Freelancing And Virtual Assistant Work

How To Get Started As A Freelancer

7. SAAS — Software As A Service

  • 33% of companies use more SaaS applications, with 16 apps/ company
  • 38% of US businesses adopted a SaaS-exclusive workplace in 2017, with a measly 17% doing the same thing in 2016
  • The expected growth of the SaaS market by 2020 is $76 billion
  • 80% of end users in the US prefer SaaS and cloud-hosted apps for organization and communication, with only 51% on-board in 2016

8. Sell Handmade Goods

Where To Sell Homemade Goods

What Types Of Items Can You Make?

9. Influencer Marketing (of the Podcasting variety)

How To Make Money As An Influencer

10. Drop Shipping

Large Brands that Started with Drop Shipping

Identify Your Audience to Make Your Online Business Work

The Best Online Business to Start With No Money

How to Start Your Online Business With No Money in Two Steps

KC Global LLC — USA & NL || Online Business Specialist

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Kemal CAN

KC Global LLC — USA & NL || Online Business Specialist

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