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Here are five great business ideas you can start with today.

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You do not need to envisage four white walls and the cost of facilitation when you think of starting  your own business.

And this is because, with today's technology, you can start and run a business online, often with little to no cost.

All that is required of you is to focus on your strengths and in no time, you'll be able to build a client roster and get your online-based business started.

Here are five great business ideas you can start with today

1. SEO consultant

If you know the ins and outs of search engines and have skills in platforms like Google Analytics then it's time to start making some cool cash.

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And this can be done by educating business owners on the power of SEO to help transform their websites into a more SEO-friendly property.

Enlighten them on how to properly use keywords and structure content to get more traffic. Skill them on how to read and use their analytics data the right way.

2. Remote technical support

The vast majority of small businesses don't have room in their budget to employ a full-time IT personnel.

And as a result, they tend to rely on a computer-savvy friend or family member. when their systems go on the fritz.

So, if you have experience working on computers and networks, you can help eliminate their need by offering immediate remote technical assistance whenever the need arises.

3. Train and mentor

There are so many skills that can be taught over the internet, especially due to the fact that services like Skype are free. So if you have a specific skillset that you can teach effectively, then it’s time to start training and mentoring clients for cash.

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As a matter of fact, this is a very good business ideas for those with extensive amounts of knowledge. You could:

Teach a language

Offer marketing training

Help improve writing skills

And more!

4. Become a virtual or personal assistant

If flexibility is what you want, then you should go for this. A virtual assistant is a great job to have because it is very profiting and flexible at the same time.

As a virtual assistant, you’ll have the freedom to maintain multiple clients at once; which mean you can easily fill gaps in your week or work overtime if you need to.

A virtual assistant will generally charge £15-20 depending on the specifics of their job role.

And examples of the types of jobs that you should expect are assisting with tasks such as blogger outreach, product listings, research and responding to emails.

5. Become a translator

It is not without reason are there over 300,000 translators in the world. They are needed.

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In a world where more and more companies are using outsourcing, those that speak other languages seem to be indispensable.

You can either be a negotiator, negotiating deals for an import-export agent or replying to company emails.

The truth is, with the use of remote call centres and Skype, there are so many opportunities to enable you to work part-time with small companies by networking on freelance sites, or to set up translation services.

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