Taking a break from your regular job of 9 to 5 to concentrate on your family or kicking back from the corporate world to get the taste for some independence, staying out of work does not suit many. But overwork and daily office routine often kills productivity and the creative flair that you have. To rid you of your blues, there are some niche business ideas that you can dive into in the comfort of your home.


Freelance Writing

With a penchant for writing and a strong hold on language, freelance content writing is the easiest way to get started on the online business front. Pick a specialisation to write on or generally indulge in some research and write style, the choice is yours.

Graphic Design

If you have taught yourself Graphic design then you can sell your skills to those who are looking at hiring graphic designers and brand makers at slightly lower prices. You can work in an individual capacity from your home since all your workload will be virtual.

Pet Sitting and Dog Walking

Take your love for petting and make a business out of it. Literally! Dog walking and sitting is a lucrative, not-explored-yet business idea.

Website Design and Marketing

Much like Graphic Design and Marketing, Website design and marketing requires very little technical knowledge and is being sought by many nowadays. With many small businesses looking to spreading their online presence every day, website design and marketing is the hottest new business idea now.

Garment Design and Sewing

All you need is a basic sense of style, garment design and a master tailor to start an online boutique. Design a few pieces and put them online for sale and start taking customised orders. Smooth as that!

Wedding Planning and Consultants

Managing and organising events is something that you are passionate about then being a wedding consultant is your calling. Put together a team of vendors who can help you out with organising the perfect event and you can do all this while being home in the initial stages of your business plan execution.


Organic living is hot at the moment and what better way to propagate the idea of wholesome living by indulging into gardening at home. You can sell your home-grown fresh produce at farmer’s markets and flea bazaars.


Self-trained photographers are the newest masters right now. Gone are the days when photography was an exclusive job confined to patrons who had technical knowledge of the craft. With the photographic gear getting more advanced and simplified to understand, any passionate artist can teach themselves the finer nuances of photography. Use this skill to use in any field you wish to, like, Product Photography, Fashion Photography, Wedding Photography or Journalistic Photography.

If you are feeling exceptionally adventurous and creative at the same time, we would push you to start a niche business right away!

Like they say, if you do what you love, it is not work.

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