15 Live Stream Business Ideas You Can Start Today [2023]

15 Live Stream Business Ideas You Can Start Today [2023]

Interested in starting a live streaming business in 2023?

We put together 15 of the best live streaming businesses you can start in today.

For each business idea, we’ll show you real-world examples of other live streaming businesses to help you see what it really takes.

Here's the full list:

1. Start an online tutors business

How Much Can You Make?
$25,000 — $166,667/month
Average Initial Investment
$70
Skills

Examples of a successful online tutors business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a online tutors business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting an online tutors business ➜

Case Study

Kalyan Mazumder founded Prepmedians on the premise that every student should enjoy prepping time studying for the SAT/PSAT/ACT.

Kalyan uses his background as an actor to create interesting, funny, and interactive videos that will help people learn without the monotony of a conventional classroom.

After watching a video created by the team just once, students show a 9% statistically significant improvement in their baseline question sets.

To date, Prepmedians has assisted millions of students across the globe to accomplish their dream scores.

They use TikTok as one of their main social media channels to connect with people and build a community of Prepsters. Currently, Prepmedians has $361K followers on TikTok and 7.4M post likes.

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Listen to the full podcast on podcasts.apple.com ➜

2. Start a live interview business

Examples of a successful live interview business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a live interview business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a live interview business ➜

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3. Start a cause awareness raising videos business

Examples of a successful cause awareness raising videos business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a cause awareness raising videos business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a cause awareness raising videos business ➜

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4. Start a live product testing business

Examples of a successful live product testing business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a live product testing business:

Learn more about starting a live product testing business ➜

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5. Start a live stream product launch business

Examples of a successful live stream product launch business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a live stream product launch business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a live stream product launch business ➜

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6. Start an ask me anything live streaming business

Examples of a successful ask me anything live streaming business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a ask me anything live streaming business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting an ask me anything live streaming business ➜

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7. Start a live stream gaming business

How Much Can You Make?
Skills

Examples of a successful live stream gaming business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a live stream gaming business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a live stream gaming business ➜

Case Study

Devyn Ricks is the founder of Miss Devyn, and she has been teaching online for more than eight years and has played video games for over 20 years.

Devyn is not a well-known YouTuber or Twitch streamer, but she makes thousands of dollars each month playing video games on the side.

She is an Outschool gaming teacher who enjoys both teaching and playing video games. Her YouTube channel focuses entirely on guiding experienced and beginner players through the ins and outs of her favorite games.

On her Outschool profile, Video gaming Social club Universe, Devyn offers live instruction to young students.

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Listen to the full podcast on podcasts.apple.com ➜

8. Start a live contest hosting business ($360K/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$30,000/month
Skills

Examples of a successful live contest hosting business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a live contest hosting business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a live contest hosting business ➜

Case Study

Hi, I’m Jerry Low, and I’ve been in the Affiliate Marketing and SEO consultancy business since 2004. I own and operate several websites with a small team, including WebHostingSecretRevealed, HostScore, and HideandSeek. Together, they attract over 700,000 visitors each month.

One of our sites gets close to 4 million sessions and 6 million pageviews in 1H 2021

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9. Start a live stream event business

How Much Can You Make?
$25,000/month
Skills

Examples of a successful live stream event business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a live stream event business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a live stream event business ➜

Case Study

My name is Cary Jack and I’m a lifestyle entrepreneur, founder & author of The Happy Hustle, top .5% globally ranked podcast host, international keynote speaker, professional actor/model, biohacker, eco-outdoorsman, and humanitarian striving to make a positive impact on this planet.

As founder of The Happy Hustle, my mission is to help fellow purpose-driven entrepreneurs avoid burnout and achieve blissful balance in their personal and professional life while putting the Happy in their everyday Hustle!

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10. Start a live consulting session business

Examples of a successful live consulting session business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a live consulting session business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a live consulting session business ➜

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11. Start a live workshop instruction business

Examples of a successful live workshop instruction business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a live workshop instruction business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a live workshop instruction business ➜

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12. Start a live product selling business

How Much Can You Make?
$500,000/month
Skills

Examples of a successful live product selling business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a live product selling business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a live product selling business ➜

Case Study

David launched LifeWave, a fast-growing health technology company, in 2002. Today it sells products in 80 countries and generates +$20M/mo in revenue.

13. Start a live facebook group hangout business

Examples of a successful live facebook group hangout business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a live facebook group hangout business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a live facebook group hangout business ➜

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14. Start a live behind the scenes tour business

Examples of a successful live behind the scenes tour business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a live behind the scenes tour business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a live behind the scenes tour business ➜

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15. Start a live q&a weekly show business

Examples of a successful live q&a weekly show business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a live q&a weekly show business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a live q&a weekly show business ➜

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