Karani Nyamu has been the Chief Executive Officer of one of the largest IT firms in Kenya. Verve K.O is a marketing business with operations not only in Kenya but in Uganda and Tanzania as well. In 2012 he founded Verve KO, bringing to fore his passion of delivering best of breed solutions to our clients and successfully leading Verve to be among the leading Software and Systems integrators in the region.
Due to Karani Nyamu’s vast knowledge and experience in this field, he offers tips on how to start an ICT business that will also be profitable. Karani Nyamu gives examples of some of these businesses that will be worthwhile:
If you have a particular subject that interests you and you are passionate about it, then you can start a blog around such topic. Blogging is one of the fastest growing business trends on the web and the sweetest thing is that it is an information based business.
So no worries about technicalities, programming etc. You also don’t need to invest a dime to get started as there are free platforms you can utilize like Blogger, TypePad, Joomla and WordPress.
You can also start a company online that connect advertisers to websites who wants to host advertisements. The key responsibility of an Ad Network is the aggregation of Ad space supply from publishers and matching it with advertisers demand.
Research and sell information online
Yes, you can research on people’s problems and needs; then all you have to do is to come up with a solution, package it in an eBook, video or audio format and you are in business. In fact, the over head startup cost for this business is so low that anybody can do it. To have an idea on hottest selling information products, I will recommend you visit Clickbank.com
Online Business ideas that Yield’s Passive Income Even While You Sleep
Web hosting reselling business
One thing about a web hosting reselling business is that the market is a bit saturated; but I don’t believe a market can be saturated if you can be creative and focus on a specific niche. But the good side of this business is that it can run on autopilot; once you have put in the initial effort and gotten some clients, you are set.
Build your own Blog network
One of the best online businesses you can start today is a blog. The downside of a blog is that it’s not a short term profit maker; but it can bring you fortunes and fame. Owning a blog network is definitely not an easy thing to do, but it can be done. However, it’s advisable you start from only one blog. Once your blog or blogs are up and running, you can enjoy steady streams of passive income.
Profitable Web Based Services Business Ideas and Opportunities to Start
To build a successful business online around service provision; you need nothing but specialized knowledge or skill and thorough understanding of how the internet works. Your overhead can be kept low by operating your business from home. In fact, providing business services on the internet can be started from home with zero capital. All you need is core expertise and you are good to go. You can get such expertise by attending seminars and workshops, reading books and practicing on your own.
Growing an online service business is quite easy because of the ease of referral; and the automation of several processes. Marketing your business expertise online is quite cheap and can even be done for free; if you know how to go about it.
Web design is an online service business that has been around for quite long; yet, the market is not saturated. With an ever growing demand for websites, forums and blogs; the momentum for web design services will never die down. To get started as a web designer, all you need are some artistic talents, programming knowledge and time. As you design your websites, you must ensure you build your portfolio and look forward to having additional clients through word of mouth.
The most exciting fact about offering web design services is that you don’t need to know how to design a website or blog; all you need to do is to master the automated web design software made available online and you are in business.