Top 10 most successful and profitable businesses to start in 2021

Many people want to start their own business. and At the beginning of the “entrepreneurship career”, young entrepreneurs are having a lot of startup business ideas. That they do not understand which business they start so that they can earn good profit. It is also true that there is a risk in business. But if you want to become a businessman then you have to take risk in life.

Now you must have understood that “The biggest risk is not taking any risk“. Whenever you start a business, there is no guarantee whether your business will be successful or not. And because of this fear, we waste our time. And spend entire life working for others only. You must also know that when we work for a company, then the company gives us salary only when we do good work. If we do not work, we will not get salary.

Will we spend our entire life making others rich? Yes it is true that we are making our boss rich by doing jobs. The work that we do for our boss, if we do the same for ourselves, then what is the harm in this?

If you have any idea about business, then you should think about it well. It is also not that the idea that is on your mind is good. Along with the idea, you will have to create a complete plan like how much you have to invest in business, what are the plans ahead in business, how will you take your business to success. Whenever you do any work with full devotion and dedication, it never fails. Yes, there may be a time when you feel that you have taken the wrong decision. But you do not have to give up even at that time, because “unless you give up, You can’t lose“.

Money alone does not make business a success. To make it successful, your hard work, dedication and your time is also needed. If you are thinking that I will put money in the business once, then the business will succeed on its own and I will count the money just by sitting in the chair. So it will not happen. With this thought in mind, I have seen a lot of businessman’s being bankrupt.

And before starting any business, you have to take care of one thing in your mind, that you do not have to invest in the sector you do not know much about. Most importantly, you need to love the business you are running. The work you know more about and you think that I can do this job well by investing there, you can get success quickly.

So now I am going to tell you about the top 10 such profitable business from which you are going to benefit.

First of all I am going to talk about online business. If you want to know about offline business, then you can scroll and read the article from the lower section. There you will get information about offline business.


Freelancing is a business in which you do not need to invest a single penny. Yes, you need a laptop for this, but nowadays everyone has a laptop. So if you have a laptop, then you can start your online business from that laptop too. Even if your laptop is old, you can start freelancing on it. Initially, there is no need to buy a new laptop. Because even your old laptop can do this job. If you want to start freelancing business on a large scale then you can do this too. For this also you do not need to invest much money. In freelancing, you can get more work related to IT industry. for Example: Web Developing, Web Designing, Logo Design, App Development ETC. But this does not mean that you cannot find other easy jobs here. You can get other work like “Data Entry, Product Pictures Uploading, Accounts work and many other works here.

Web Developing

I told you earlier that you can get the jobs of web developing with freelancing websites. Today the whole word has become digital. Millions of websites are being launched every day. A lot of developers are needed to build and manage them. So, if you want to start your business in the field of web development, then it can prove to be beneficial for you. As I have said that you can do this business with the help of a laptop.

Now let’s talk that you want to become a web developer, but from where you will get work. So I would like to tell you that many such websites are available on the internet from where you can get the work of web development.

Here is the list of top Freelancing websites :

  • Freelancer
  • Upwork
  • Guru
  • Fiverr
  • PeoplePerHour
  • DesignHill
  • Toptal
  • We Work Remotely

There are freelancing websites from where you can get web development work. Here, you have to create your seller account, and after that you have to set your profile. After that you can apply for jobs.

Online shopping store

You must have noticed one thing that nowadays people mostly prefer to do shopping online. There are two reasons for this, one, the item gets delivered to your house and secondly you get a good discount. As the demand for online shopping is increasing, new online stores are also opening. In such a situation, you can also create an online store. If you want to open an Online store, then first you have to decide which item you want to sell at your store. Do you think that the demand for that item is so high that your store will be successful. If we talk about new stores, then after creating the store, you can also promote your products on social media. So that you can increase the sales of your products. You can also do a “Digital Marking Expert” for your store. he can help in increasing the sales of your store. Below, I am showing some ways that you can easily increase the sales of your online store.

  • Google Adwords
  • Facebook ads
  • SEO (Search engine optimization)

You can increase the sales of your products with the help of Google ads. In the same way, you can run ads on Facebook as well. But you have to pay to run ads. But if you want traffic for free. And if you want your website to rank in the first page of Google, then you should know about “Search Engine Optimization“. You can also hire an expert to increase the organic traffic of the website, which can help you in this.

You can use these CMS to develop a website.

  • WordPress
  • Shopify
  • Joomla
  • Drupal
  • Wix

By the way, WordPress is the most popular CMS (Content management system) and a non-technical person can also create a website in it. But I would prefer Shopify the most. You can read the reviews of Shopify. Nowadays most online stores are created in Shopify.

Graphic Design

Innovation and entrepreneurship are two things that have so much in common. Whenever a company builds a website for itself, it also designs banners, logos and many other advertisements for its website. So you can take advantage of it. If your drawing is good and you also want to make your career in Graphic Designing, then you can choose Graphic Design as a carrier. I am going to tell you about some such software’s which you must know.

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Sketch
  • Adobe illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Corel Draw

If you have a good grip on any of these software then you can easily do this type of business.

Digital Marketing Services

You can also open a digital marketing company. If you provide good services to your clients and your marketing strategy is the best, then no one can stop your business from being successful.

  • SEO services
  • Google AdWords (PPC)
  • Social media ADS (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter ads)

You can also open a digital marketing company or start it alone. And in this also you do not need to invest much money.


If you also like to write, then you are also welcome to the world of blogging. You can also earn good money from blogging. If you want to do blogging for free, then you can start it on free blogging websites. Below, I am going to tell about some websites where you can create blogs for free. And you can use Google AdSense here.

  • Blogger
  • WordPress Blog

You can create a blog on any of these two websites. Whenever you create a blog on these websites, you are provided with a link, which is the URL of your website. When a little traffic starts coming to your blog, you can also use Google AdSense to earn money.

How to create a free blog website in Blogger?

First of all, you have to open the website on your laptop or desktop. After that you have to click on “Create Your Blog“.

As soon as you click on “Create Your Blog“, you will be redirected to your Gmail. If you have not logged into Gmail, then you should login in Gmail.

After that you have to click on the create blog and you have to enter the name of your blog. You can add whatever name you like. And in this way you can easily create a new free blog.

How much money you can earn from a blog depends on how much traffic there is on your blog. So try to reach as many people as possible on your blog.


If you are thinking of making money from YouTube then this is a very good idea. As you know, you get videos on all the topics on YouTube just like Google. So nowadays, many people use YouTube instead of Google to find answers to their questions. They do this because they enjoy watching videos more and they can easily know about that topic.

So if you also want to make a YouTube channel, first select a niche on which you can make videos. Choose a topic that you have more knowledge about. With this you can create good content. If people like your content, then only they will subscribe to your channel. People are also making good money from YouTube. If you want to work as a team on YouTube then you can also do this.

Drop Shipping

Very few of you know about the Drop Shipping business model. Many people are using Drop Shipping in 2021. Many people want to start a business but they do not have money for investment. In such a situation, if you want to do a business without money and also want to earn a good profit, then there is no better option than Drop Shipping.

Now let’s understand what is Drop Shipping. And how does it work.

You must have an online store in Drop Shipping. Suppose you have created an online store. But now products have to be added to it. But you do not have the money to buy products. Now Drop Shipping helps you in this. There is a website called “Ali Express“. If you want to start the business of Drop Shipping, then you have to create your account on Ali Express.

After that, you can upload the products of Ali Express on your website. And when a customer will buy that product on your website, Ali Express will deliver that product to the customer on your behalf. And in this deal you will get some commission. Which you can set yourself. For example, suppose the price of the product on Ali Express is $100 and you sell it for $130, then your profit in this sale is $30. In this way you can earn good money with Drop Shipping business model.

Some offline Businesses that you can earn good money from.

Personal Training or GYM

Nowadays people are unable to pay attention to their health due to having a busy life. And for this reason, the problem of fat is common among them. That is why when they realize that they are getting obese, they need a personal trainer. Yes I know that a license may be required for this work. But you can get it easily. You can also open a GYM. Nowadays the craze of body building has also increased, due to which the demand of GYM has also increased. With this, you can also sell health products. And you can earn a lot of money in this business.

Medical Store

If you are still young, then I am going to tell you about a business in which there is only benefit. You can open a medical store. But for this, you must have a diploma in pharmacy. As you know, the demand for medicines can never decrease. And there is more profit in the medicines. So if you want to do an offline business then this is a better option.

Get a Franchises

You can also invest in a Franchises business. There is a benefit to Franchise’s business that you do not need to work too hard. You take the franchise of a company about which everyone already knows. All you have to do is invest the money and the company provides the staff and other things to you. Yes, you can invest a little more money to invest in it, but in this you are also more likely to profit.

Top Franchises 2021

  • KFC
  • McDonald’s
  • Marriott International
  • Pizza Hut
  • KFC
  • McDonald’s
  • Marriott International
  • Pizza Hut

You can take Franchises of any of these companies. All these are among the top companies of the world

So these were some of the businesses you can invest in. And can become a businessman. Now it depends on you which work you like to do. If you want to work online then you can start an online business. And if you want to do offline business then you can do that too. Hard work is always needed to make any business successful. So work hard and never give up.



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Sumit Patial

With more than a decade of professional experience, I Specialise in content creation, blogging, and social media management.