Opportunities for Small Business in 2010

Happy New Year

Looking to start a new business in 2010 or looking to grow your business. Here are some of the opportunities:

1. Green business – geothermal heating, solar heating, retrofitting homes, green construction and more

2. Healthy convenient food that tastes good and is good for you

3. Products and services for seniors

4. Fitness programs, personal trainers and special fitness programs for seniors

5. Service related businesses – motor vehicle repairs, home renovation, plumbing and electrical repair and maintenance

6. Exporting products and services to Europe, Russia, India and China

7. Mobile apps for smart phones that make our life easier

8. Free or nearly free online services

9. Alternative fuels that are good better for the environment

10. Health care that is private, convenient and affordable

11. Natural health products & services, massage therapists, spas and diet products

12. Social media consulting and training for small business

13. Collection agencies that offer services to small and medium business

14. Buying, repairing and renting out property in certain parts of the USA

15. Niche manufacturing of premium products 16. Unique travel experiences and packages for boomers

17. Selling to the government – bid on local, provincial and national government projects

18. Pet business – selling products and services for pets

19. Outsourcing – large companies outsourcing services to small business. Small businesses outsourcing services to virtual employees

20. Boomers – any products or services that make boomers look younger and healthier

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5 responses to “Opportunities for Small Business in 2010

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  2. Yes, business related to pets will be significant, particularly with more single and senior people out there who are becoming pet owners. On that note, services for singles will be grow as well.

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