64 Creative Tech-Related Business Ideas (2020)

Looking to start a tech company but not quite sure what to start?

The good news is, there are so many opportunities to become an entrepreneur and build an innovative product/service in this line of work.

If you're looking to start your own tech company, there are several low-capital options you can choose from.

We put a list together below of the most profitable tech company ideas you can start today!

Here they are:

1. Start a niche web design business ($150K/year)

Examples of a successful niche web design business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a niche web design business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Check out all of our niche web design business case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Scott Bishop's story on creating Up And Social a read:

Hi, I'm Scott and I am the founder of Up And Social, a Boston web design and SEO company that specializes in helping small businesses.

Currently, we’re doing over $20,000 in sales each month and continue to grow at a comfortable pace.

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Scott Bishop, on starting Up And Social ($20,000/month) full story ➜

2. Become an IT consultant ($25.2K/year)

Examples of a successful IT consultant:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a IT consultant:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Check out all of our IT consultant case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Dan Khadem's story on creating Access Database Support a read:

My everyone. My name is Dan Khadem. I’m from Denver, Colorado and have a wife and 2 kids. I might have the most interesting or unique story because I have two very opposite things going on in my life. For my first business, I started a database consulting service for small and medium-sized organizations. This is using my technical skills and is very much using the Type A side of my personality. On the other end of the spectrum I do commercial acting and modeling. This is essentially for advertising in the form of print ads and commercials.

The rest of my side income comes from the database consulting service. Unfortunately, time is my limiting factor otherwise I’d grown the consulting business to larger than what it currently is.

I never thought I’d be wearing makeup in this life.

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Dan Khadem, on starting Access Database Support ($2,100/month) full story ➜

3. Become a tech blogger

Examples of a successful tech blogger:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a tech blogger:

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4. Start a tech support business ($120K/year)

Examples of a successful tech support business:

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And for some real world inspiration, give Daniele Besana's story on creating WP OK a read:

Hello, this is Daniele Besana and I'm the founder of WP-OK.

WP-OK was born in 2015. Since then, it grew into a team of 4 WordPress experts that solved 2800+ tickets for 200+ customers.

Treasure hunting during our yearly meetup in Florence, Italy.

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Daniele Besana, on starting WP OK ($10,000/month) full story ➜

5. Become an app developer ($607K/year)

Examples of a successful app developer:

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And for some real world inspiration, give Andrew Askins's story on creating Krit a read:

Hi, I’m Andrew 👋I like to joke that I’m a jack of all trades and master of pun…

  • An attorney take her legal tech startup from $0 to $1M in Annual Run Rate.
  • A 71-year-old financial consultant build his first tech company and close customers like Yale, Brown, NYU, and Dartmouth.
  • A doctor in Texas launch the first HIPAA compliant text messaging service.
  • A photo booth startup build tools that are used by Amazon, Uber, Red Bull, NBC, the NFL and more.

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Andrew Askins, on starting Krit ($69,000/month) full story ➜

6. Start a technology consulting business ($480K/year)

Examples of a successful technology consulting business:

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

For further info, check out these books and products:

Check out all of our technology consulting business case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give David Bishop's story on creating Agile Worx a read:

My name is David Bishop, and I started Agile Worx, an organization that provides tools, training, and consulting services to technology companies. Our main product is “Metagility” a new, patented framework that leverages agile principles to help technology companies become #1 in their market.

Although there are other “agile frameworks” on the market, “Metagility” is the only framework that has received a US patent and proven by scientific peer-reviewed research to accomplish what we say it does.

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David Bishop, on starting Agile Worx ($40,000/month) full story ➜

7. Start a bibliography and citation app ($6K/year)

Examples of a successful bibliography and citation app:

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For further info, check out these books and products:

Check out all of our bibliography and citation app case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Cenk Dominic Özbakir's story on creating Citationsy a read:

Hello! My name is Cenk Özbakır, and I’m the founder of Citationsy — in an online referencing generator for people who value simplicity, privacy, and speed. I founded Citationsy in 2017 after the reference manager I was using at the time, RefMe, was shut down.

With Citationsy you can create bibliographies, references, and footnotes for your essays, papers, or dissertations. Just paste the link or search for the book/paper you want to cite, and Citationsy does the rest. We have over eight thousand referencing styles (like APA, MLA, DIN, Harvard, etc.) built-in. Citationsy grew from nothing in late 2017 to over 200,000 users as of February 2020, all through word-of-mouth and SEO.

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Cenk Dominic Özbakir, on starting Citationsy ($500/month) full story ➜

8. Start an online advertising agency ($5.17M/year)

Examples of a successful online advertising agency:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a online advertising agency:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Check out all of our online advertising agency case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Luis Camacho's story on creating Fantôm Agency a read:

Hello, my name is Luis Camacho and I am the founder of Fantôm Agency and also the host of the SaaS AdLab podcast, which is a podcast where I interview SaaS founders to learn more about their story. Fantôm is a digital advertising agency which focuses on helping mid-to-late stage SaaS (software as a service) companies scale through paid advertising channels such as Google, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Fantôm focuses entirely on paid advertising, I guess you could say that’s the bread and butter, it’s what I’m great at but it’s also what I’m most passionate about. There were attempts to enter different service offerings but did not have as much fun doing so. Now when clients have the need for other types of marketing, say, email marketing, I point them to one of my trusted partners who are able to execute and over-deliver on such service for them. Currently, Fantôm is making roughly $8,600 per month overhead is only a couple of hundred dollars per month, about $300, which go towards tools and software needed in order to provide the best possible results for clients.

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Luis Camacho, on starting Fantôm Agency ($8,600/month) full story ➜

9. Start a screensharing app ($374K/year)

Examples of a successful screensharing app:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a screensharing app:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Check out all of our screensharing app case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Jói Sigurdsson's story on creating CrankWheel a read:

I’m Jói Sigurdsson, an Icelandic entrepreneur and founder of CrankWheel. I spent 10 years at Google leading technical teams on projects such as Google Desktop and Chrome, and the rest of my 20-something year career has been spent “doing startups” as an early employee, CTO, or co-founder.

CrankWheel has been my baby for 5 years now, with my co-founder Gilsi who has a sales background. We provide a screen sharing solution tailor-made for sales teams who spend all day on the phone with prospects, which allows them to significantly decrease sales cycles by screen sharing earlier in the sales process. We’ve bootstrapped to about $370K ARR and are growing at a good pace, with less than 1% churn and typically negative churn for our larger accounts.

CrankWheel won the “best B2B SaaS startup” pitching competition at SaaStock last October

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Jói Sigurdsson, on starting CrankWheel ($31,150/month) full story ➜

10. Start a freelancer platform ($198K/year)

Examples of a successful freelancer platform:

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For further info, check out these books and products:

Check out all of our freelancer platform case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Manuel Meurer's story on creating Uplink a read:

Hi, my name is Manuel and I’m the founder of Uplink, a network for IT freelancers in Germany.

As you can see, it fluctuates quite a bit from month to month, but it’s pointing in the right direction.

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Manuel Meurer, on starting Uplink ($16,500/month) full story ➜

11. Start a calendar sync tool ($1.07M/year)

Examples of a successful calendar sync tool:

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For further info, check out these books and products:

Check out all of our calendar sync tool case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Andrew Rogoff's story on creating Resource Guru a read:

Hi, I’m Andrew Rogoff, one of the founders of Resource Guru, an online team calendar. Our software is used by around 20,000 people in 88 countries around the world to help them manage their team’s time.

Our customers include Apple, NASA, Uber, Saatchi & Saatchi, Cisco and AT&T (as well as a whole load of smaller ones). They use Resource Guru to keep track of who’s working on what and how busy their employees are. This means they can manage workloads efficiently and ensure that no-one is either overworked or getting bored because they don’t have enough to do.

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Andrew Rogoff, on starting Resource Guru ($177,000/month) full story ➜

12. Start an influencer platform

Examples of a successful influencer platform:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a influencer platform:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Check out all of our influencer platform case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Arielle Frank's story on creating Clout Collective a read:

Hey Starter Story readers! I’m Arielle Frank, the solo non-technical founder of Clout Collective. I started my company to bring more transparency, accountability, and standardization to the wild world of influencer marketing.

We’re currently pre-revenue and plan to always offer a free-tier for content creators. However, my goal is to identify and implement multiple revenue streams for the platform by the end of 2020.

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Arielle Frank, on starting Clout Collective ($0/month) full story ➜

13. Start a pdf conversion business ($42K/year)

Examples of a successful pdf conversion business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a pdf conversion business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Check out all of our pdf conversion business case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Cyril Nicodeme's story on creating PDFShift a read:

Hi! My name is Cyril Nicodème. I’ve always been passionate about computers and code. I’ve built and sold VoilaNorbert.com, Transferslot.com, and Selldom.io and I’m currently running Improvmx.com and PDFShift.io.

I’m currently sitting at 79 domains, with a future project coming in 2020 for the 80th. ;)

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Cyril Nicodeme, on starting PDFShift ($3,500/month) full story ➜

14. Start an influencer reporting tool business ($102K/year)

Examples of a successful influencer reporting tool business:

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Check out all of our influencer reporting tool business case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Bruno Bornsztein's story on creating InfluenceKit a read:

My name is Bruno Bornsztein - I’m a web developer and entrepreneur. I started InfluenceKit to help content creators prove their value and make more money. The tool makes it easy to generate accurate, always-updated reports so influencers can show brands the real value of the sponsored content they’re creating.

Our customers are bloggers, Instagrammers, YouTubers and podcasters who want to increase their sponsored content revenue and better understand how their content performs on every digital channel. We currently have about 180 paying customers, including some of the top creators in the food and lifestyle content niches.

My co-founder, Chris Tuttle, showing some new users how InfluenceKit works

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Bruno Bornsztein, on starting InfluenceKit ($8,500/month) full story ➜

15. Start a cryptocurrency business ($668K/year)

Examples of a successful cryptocurrency business:

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

For further info, check out these books and products:

Check out all of our cryptocurrency business case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Auston Bunsen's story on creating CBlocks.io a read:

My name is Auston Bunsen, I am one of the founders of CBlocks.io! CBlocks is the easiest way to acquire and learn about cryptocurrency.

We launched in mid-January and made about $32,000 in our first 30 days. I co-founded CBlocks with PK Banks & Mario Aguayo, two of my former coworkers.

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Auston Bunsen, on starting CBlocks.io ($32,000/month) full story ➜

16. Start an email marketing tool ($1.13M/year)

Examples of a successful email marketing tool:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a email marketing tool:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Check out all of our email marketing tool case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give George Hartley's story on creating SmartrMail a read:

Hey I’m George, co-founder and CEO of SmartrMail. We’re an app that makes email easier for ecommerce merchants through seamless platform integrations and automated personalization.

We raised $400K angel funding in 2017, and have been (just) profitable since the start of this year. At the moment we’re focussed on product and growth, so any top line increases we spend on development, and getting more customers.

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George Hartley, on starting SmartrMail ($100,000/month) full story ➜

17. Become a Facebook ads consultant ($36M/year)

Examples of a successful Facebook ads consultant:

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Check out all of our Facebook ads consultant case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Kean Graham's story on creating MonetizeMore a read:

I’m the Founder & CEO of MonetizeMore. I started MonetizeMore in 2010 with the goal to build a bootstrapped business that would dramatically increase ad revenues for publishers.

I am a pioneer in ad optimization covering areas like AdSense / Ad Exchange (AdX), Google Ad Manager (GAM), header bidding and ad network optimization. I have always believed in empowering publishers to increase their ad revenues more efficiently and effectively via articles, videos and technology.

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Kean Graham, on starting MonetizeMore ($3,000,000/month) full story ➜

18. Start a payment app ($720K/year)

Examples of a successful payment app:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a payment app:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Check out all of our payment app case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Ryan Scherf's story on creating Payment for Stripe a read:

I’m Ryan Scherf, the founder of payment.co (@payment), an app built on top of the Stripe payment gateway for creating card-present charges. Payment is available on iOS and Android, and allows customers who have created online stores to easily collect payments in person, in the same account, with no barriers or card readers required.

The app launched in January 2015, and since has grown to process over $70M in volume annually. The app collects a 1% service fee on every single charge.

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Ryan Scherf, on starting Payment for Stripe ($60,000/month) full story ➜

19. Become a software developer ($4.2M/year)

Examples of a successful software developer:

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And for some real world inspiration, give Max Rice's story on creating SkyVerge, Inc. a read:

Hi all, my name is Max Rice, and I’m the co-founder and CEO of SkyVerge, where we build software tools that help over 100,000 eCommerce brands manage and grow their online stores. Our customers are mostly small to medium-sized businesses in all kinds of verticals.

We’re the largest seller of plugins for WooCommerce, like WooCommerce Memberships, a complete membership solution for WooCommerce stores. We also run Jilt, an all-in-one email marketing platform built for the unique needs of eCommerce stores.

My co-founder Justin Stern and I started SkyVerge in 2013 and we’re a globally distributed team of over 30 people, with revenue of $350,000 per month.

Team SkyVerge at our 2019 team retreat in Scotland

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Max Rice, on starting SkyVerge, Inc. ($350,000/month) full story ➜

20. Start a wireframing software business ($3.33M/year)

Examples of a successful wireframing software business:

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Check out all of our wireframing software business case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Brian Nyagol's story on creating Brainverse Technologies Ltd a read:

Hello, my name is Brian Nyagol. Thank you for stopping by to read my story. I’m the founder and CEO of Brainverse Technologies, a software and branding company based in Kenya, Africa, and focusing on helping small and medium-sized enterprises digitize their business, digitalize their processes and build effective digital footprints. We believe a strong brand is one that exudes irresistible attraction that sticks in the minds of people, in whichever form they get in touch with it. That is our definition of a perfect brand.

The outbreak of COVID-19 has inspired us to start building a consulting & training business in *Remote Teams Management (for Entrepreneurs & Managers), out of our 4 years experience working remotely. We are already consulting for 4 companies in Kenya, and 1 in Canada.

On average, we turn in monthly revenue of $4,500, 64% of which come from new large project engagements, and the rest from upgrades, maintenance, and short term projects. We get 80% of our projects through referrals from previous customers and 20% from our offline and digital direct marketing efforts.

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Brian Nyagol, on starting Brainverse Technologies Ltd ($4,500/month) full story ➜

21. Become a system analyst

Examples of a successful system analyst:

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22. Become an UX service provider

Examples of a successful UX service provider:

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23. Become a game developer

Examples of a successful game developer:

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24. Start a quality assurance business

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25. Start a social network

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26. Start a SEO agency ($1.41M/year)

Examples of a successful SEO agency:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a SEO agency:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Check out all of our SEO agency case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Alan Silvestri's story on creating Growth Gorilla a read:

Hey there! My name is Alan Silvestri and I’m the founder of Growth Gorilla, a link building service for SaaS companies (Software as a Service). I started the company end of summer 2018 so it’s been going for a little less than a year.

The company has grown from zero to 10k in monthly recurring revenue mostly in the last 7 months and most of our clients have stayed with us for a minimum of 4 months, so we’re pretty happy with how things are going and excited for the future!

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Alan Silvestri, on starting Growth Gorilla ($20,000/month) full story ➜

27. Start a computer cleaning business

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28. Develop a seo software ($1.32M/year)

Examples of a successful seo software:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a seo software:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Check out all of our seo software case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Geoff Atkinson's story on creating Huckabuy a read:

I’m Geoff Atkinson and I’m the Founder and CEO of Huckabuy. Huckabuy is an SEO software platform. Our products help Google find, crawl, and index your website so you can rank for more keywords, get more impressions on your search results, and drive more organic traffic to your website.

We offer two primary products: Automated Structured Data Markup and SEO Cloud, which leverages Google’s dynamic rendering and page speed initiatives. Structured data is the authoritative language that helps a search engine understand and contextualize website content. Dynamic rendering allows businesses to simultaneously serve one version of their website optimized for humans, and another version of the website optimized for search engines.

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Geoff Atkinson, on starting Huckabuy ($110,000/month) full story ➜

29. Become a computer training provider

Examples of a successful computer training provider:

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30. Start a computer accessory business ($12M/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Jack Yao's story on creating Mobile Pixels a read:

My name is Jack Yao, our company is Mobile Pixels Inc. We started the company when I was a graduate student at MIT. During an internship at Amazon, I urgently felt the need of using a portable monitor as I was working in a co-working space. The idea came to when I was doing some programming work, I wished that I could have had a monitor that can be expanded from the back of the main laptop display.

Our product is the Duex monitor, we did 4.3MM in sales in 2019, and are on track to do $12MM for 2020.

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Jack Yao, on starting Mobile Pixels ($1,000,000/month) full story ➜

31. Become a tech tutor

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32. Become a computer refurbisher ($360K/year)

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33. Become a data recovery provider

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34. Start a computer store

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35. Start a digital wallet business ($18M/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Yavor Petrov's story on creating iCard a read:

My name is Yavor Petrov and I’m the CEO of iCard - a unique and 100% digital bank account alternative.

Since the launch in late 2017 , the iCard app got around 500,000 downloads. An increasing number of our users opt to use our accounts for getting salaries paid in because of the security tools we have embedded. Everyone has their own particular favourite feature, but spending money in a way that provides better than expected funds protection is the main conversion point and we seek any opportunity to emphasize it.

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Yavor Petrov, on starting iCard ($1,500,000/month) full story ➜

36. Become a domain reseller

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37. Become a digital product designer ($126K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Abb-d Choudhury's story on creating Curate Labs a read:

Hey, I’m Abb-d Choudhury, cofounder of Curate Labs, The Annual Digest and Driftime®. We are a creative practice focused around ethical and sustainable design, an annual publication that champions good business, transparency, entrepreneurship and startup culture, and a travel platform that advocates conscious travel through editorial and interactive experiences.

We’re currently in the process of developing our experiences side and during the year, we’re aiming to shift our focus to be a culmination of service, experience, and editorial for travel, hospitality and lifestyle brands.

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Abb-d Choudhury, on starting Curate Labs ($10,500/month) full story ➜

38. Start a website hosting platform

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39. Start a social media automation business ($2.7M/year)

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Check out all of our social media automation business case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Laura Roeder's story on creating MeetEdgar a read:

Hi, I’m Laura Roeder, the CEO and founder of MeetEdgar, a social media automation tool.

Here’s a recent team photo at one of our biannual company retreats. This was taken in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Laura Roeder, on starting MeetEdgar ($200,000/month) full story ➜

40. Become a camera manufacturer

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41. Become a WiFi operator

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42. Start a social media scheduling tool ($270K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Davis Baer's story on creating OneUp a read:

My name is Davis Baer, and I am the co-founder of OneUp, a social media scheduling tool that helps business make more money and automates time consuming tasks.

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Davis Baer, on starting OneUp ($10,000/month) full story ➜

43. Become a computer manufacturer

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44. Start an event IT support business

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45. Start an online courses business ($1.45M/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Lidiya Kesarovska's story on creating Let's Reach Success a read:

I’m Lidiya, a full-time blogger, course creator, and the founder of Let’s Reach Success. With the content I publish on the blog and the courses I create, I help people start a side hustle and earn passive income so they can pay off debt, quit their job and live their best life.

My signature program - Financial Freedom Through Blogging - is the formula for starting a blog, growing it to 100K page views and $5,000/month, and living life on your terms. Inside it, you’ll find answers to all your questions about becoming a full-time blogger, behind-the-scenes content, real ways to make money and build blog traffic, a ton of video tutorials, how-to guides, and bonuses.

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Lidiya Kesarovska, on starting Let's Reach Success ($5,000/month) full story ➜

46. Start a tech magazine

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47. Start a podcast ($514K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give John Lee Dumas's story on creating Entrepreneurs on Fire a read:

Heyo! John Lee Dumas (JLD) here, founder and host of Entrepreneurs On Fire, an award-winning podcast where I interview inspiring Entrepreneurs who are truly ON FIRE!

My goal from the very beginning: to inspire my audience, Fire Nation, to take their own entrepreneurial leap.

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John Lee Dumas, on starting Entrepreneurs on Fire ($170,000/month) full story ➜

48. Start an ecommerce platform ($2.41M/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Nick and Angelica's story on creating Romans Tide a read:

My name is Nick and I am the founder of Romans Tide. My business started out selling on eBay in early 2015, by November we moved to Amazon. Our method of selling was 100% arbitrage back then.

By 2017 we did over $1,000,000 in revenue on the Amazon platform. I had no idea what I had gotten into. I had no business experience and had no idea how to manage all this money flowing through the business.

Now we have our own Private Label Products, a couple of wholesale accounts (pursuing more), and a full-scale countrywide Retail Arbitrage operation that generates six figures a month in revenue with 20-25% profit margins.

A lot of people say “you can’t scale Retail Arbitrage”. We prove them wrong on a daily basis.

Nowadays, Romans Tide is becoming more of a distributor for my other product creations and brands. My journey in E-Commerce has had me sell everything from toys and clothes to trampolines and patio sets. We sell to all types of customers so that led me to develop my own brands.

Right now we have:

Java Advisor - Sells coffee, tea, and related products @JavaAdvisor

Mind Your Grind - Started out as my personal blog but is being turned into a sales channel for customers focused on health, fitness, and mindset. @Mind_Your_Grind

RTX (in development) - This is my Sports and Outdoor Brand focused on serving the customers involved in extreme sports. My love for riding waves is what fuels this project

My name is Nick and I am the founder of Romans Tide. My business started out selling on eBay in early 2015, by November we moved to Amazon. Our method of selling was 100% arbitrage back then.

By 2017 we did over $1,000,000 in revenue on the Amazon platform. I had no idea what I had gotten into. I had no business experience and had no idea how to manage all this money flowing through the business.

Now we have our own Private Label Products, a couple of wholesale accounts (pursuing more), and a full-scale countrywide Retail Arbitrage operation that generates six figures a month in revenue with 20-25% profit margins.

A lot of people say “you can’t scale Retail Arbitrage”. We prove them wrong on a daily basis.

Nowadays, Romans Tide is becoming more of a distributor for my other product creations and brands. My journey in E-Commerce has had me sell everything from toys and clothes to trampolines and patio sets. We sell to all types of customers so that led me to develop my own brands.

Right now we have:

Java Advisor - Sells coffee, tea, and related products @JavaAdvisor

Mind Your Grind - Started out as my personal blog but is being turned into a sales channel for customers focused on health, fitness, and mindset. @Mind_Your_Grind

RTX (in development) - This is my Sports and Outdoor Brand focused on serving the customers involved in extreme sports. My love for riding waves is what fuels this project

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Nick and Angelica, on starting Romans Tide ($100,000/month) full story ➜

49. Start a video production company ($2.71M/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Hope Horner's story on creating Lemonlight a read:

Hello there! My name is Hope Horner, and I’m the co-founder and CEO of Lemonlight, an on-demand video production company that offers brands and agencies access to high-quality affordable video content nationwide.

We’ve built Lemonlight as an entirely self-funded business. We haven’t taken any outside capital since we launched the business in 2014. We’re on track to hit 6M in sales this year and we’ve grown the team to 45 full-time employees. We’ve been recognized in dozens of major publications, and we were awarded in Inc 5000 and Entrepreneur 360 for three years in a row.

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Hope Horner, on starting Lemonlight ($500,000/month) full story ➜

50. Become a Shopify app developer ($236K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Disha Shidham's story on creating Savy a read:

Hey there! My name is Disha Shidham and I’m the founder at Savy.

With this new model of discounting and clearing inventory, our partners are experiencing, on average, a 30% increase in revenue. Because shoppers love having a say in how much they get to pay, we’ve also seen a two-fold increase in website visitor to buyer conversions. Savy ends up increasing revenues on multiple axes (through margins and volume).

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Disha Shidham, on starting Savy ($0/month) full story ➜

51. Start a 3d printing business ($2.94M/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Roy Kirchner's story on creating Ultimate 3D Printing Store a read:

My name is Roy Kirchner, an entrepreneur from Odessa, Florida. After years spent in the automobile and marketing and advertising industries, I decided in 2014 to form a new company solely focused on emerging new technology, 3D printing.

I started my company with an initial, out-of-pocket investment of $65,000, and today we are averaging monthly gross sales of $330,000.

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Roy Kirchner, on starting Ultimate 3D Printing Store ($330,000/month) full story ➜

52. Become a tech rentals provider

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53. Start an e-bay consulting business

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54. Become a social media consultant

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55. Start a website builder ($402K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Shai Schechter's story on creating RightMessage a read:

Hi! My name's Shai Schechter and I'm one of the co-founders of RightMessage.

We ran a limited beta at the end of 2017, and launched to the public in January 2018. A year later RightMessage is installed on over 1,000 websites and bringing in $30k/mo.

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Shai Schechter, on starting RightMessage ($30,000/month) full story ➜

56. Create a voice recording platform

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And for some real world inspiration, give Nicholas Phair's story on creating telbee a read:

Hello! I’m Nico, and I’m the Founder and CEO of telbee. I launched my first product, Vox - an online voice recording and messaging platform for businesses - to make it easy for businesses to talk with their customers and audience, as people.

The success of our launch (and of the last couple of weeks) has cemented what I’ve always believed - that businesses want to listen to their customers just as much as customers want to be heard.

Nico Phair, Founder + CEO @ telbee

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Nicholas Phair, on starting telbee ($0/month) full story ➜

57. Start a background check software ($6M/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Michael McCarty's story on creating Safe Hiring Solutions a read:

Mike McCarty, Founder & CEO of Safe Hiring Solutions & SafeVisitor Solutions. We are a security technology company that provides comprehensive background checks for schools, ministries, volunteer organizations and corporations. Our company is constantly adapting and developing new solutions for the market. We launched SafeVisitor Solutions seven years ago and is one of the fastest growing visitor management systems in the U.S. because it incorporates background checks, volunteer and vendor management, biometrics, real-time arrest alerts and remote validation so you know who is entering your facilities.

We have more than 7,000 clients which has placed us on the Inc 5000 list the past five years as well as being awarded as the 16th fastest growing private company in Indianapolis region by the Indianapolis Business Journal.

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Michael McCarty, on starting Safe Hiring Solutions ($500,000/month) full story ➜

58. Become a video game audio creator

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59. Start a fitness program software ($84K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Aimee Tawhai's story on creating ALTR Project a read:

👋 Hey! My name is Aimee Tawhai & I founded my first SaaS business (ALTR Project) at the age of 23.

I have been offered investment and funding numerous times, but I have yet to find the right partner or fit for the business. I have always believed that I need to go as far as I possibly could by myself. At this stage of the business, it’s not about the financial backing, but more about finding a strategic partner who has a high influence in the fitness industry and is backed with a wealth of knowledge in this space.

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Aimee Tawhai, on starting ALTR Project ($7,000/month) full story ➜

60. Start a travel rewards app ($1.8M/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Alexi Vereschaga's story on creating AwardWallet, LLC a read:

Hi, my name is Alexi I am the co-founder and the owner of AwardWallet. AwardWallet started out as a website that helps individuals track all of their loyalty accounts in one place. It works by asking users for their credentials to their loyalty accounts, once the credentials are provided it retrieves things like account balance, elite level, expiration date, historical transactions, etc. and displays this information in a simple report.

AwardWallet also runs a travel blog that focuses on the loyalty space and a few Facebook groups such as Award Travel 101 and Award Travel 201. We educate our users on the subject of playing the “loyalty game” and make affiliate revenue from credit card offers that we have on our pages. If you don’t take into account the current COVID-19 situation in the world, which affected AwardWallet’s revenue, we are making about $150,000 per month on average.

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Alexi Vereschaga, on starting AwardWallet, LLC ($150,000/month) full story ➜

61. Start a skills training business ($1.96M/year)

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Check out all of our skills training business case studies ➜

And for some real world inspiration, give Andrew Kamphey's story on creating Better Sheets a read:

Hi, I’m Andrew Kamphey and I run Better Sheets.

In April I had 13 sales and made $390. As of now, in the month of May I’ve made 134 sales with revenue of $2,291.

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Andrew Kamphey, on starting Better Sheets ($756/month) full story ➜

62. Start a CRM business ($9.28M/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Lars Helgeson's story on creating GreenRope a read:

My name is Lars Helgeson and I am the founder of GreenRope, a CRM and marketing automation platform. Our company started in 2000 as an email marketing SaaS and in 2008 decided to focus on the challenges that businesses face in managing sales, marketing, customer service, and operations.

GreenRope has over 1,000 customers in over 20 countries, ranging from startups to universities and municipalities.

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Lars Helgeson, on starting GreenRope ($160,000/month) full story ➜

63. Start a landing page builder ($27K/year)

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And for some real world inspiration, give Alexander Isora's story on creating Unicorn Platform a read:

Hey there!

Some feedback is given to the Unicorn Platform. There are x100 more testimonials lol, but I’m too lazy to sort it and make it public

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Alexander Isora, on starting Unicorn Platform ($2,250/month) full story ➜

64. Start a meal planner app

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And for some real world inspiration, give Dianne L Chen's story on creating Arise Performance Labs, Inc a read:

Hey! I’m Dianne L Chen and I cofounded Arise Performance Labs to make healthy eating simple & accessible for everyone.

We are currently pre-revenue and recruiting Beta users to try PRO for free. We plan to have a starter plan that will always be free for everyone.

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Dianne L Chen, on starting Arise Performance Labs, Inc ($0/month) full story ➜

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