Example Online Business Ideas – Things You Can Literally Specialize In Starting This Year

Hi guys,

Welcome to my master resource for online service business ideas! 

I plan to (or, at least, hope to) keep this updated as an ongoing resource with ideas for areas of expertise that anyone can learn and begin a service business around in under a year.

Right now it’s a bit of a shell and just a list, but this is what you guys asked for (service business ideas) and I wanted to deliver sooner rather than later to get your gears going.

I’m tired of people saying “I wish I could do that” when they see my lifestyle – the truth is there are many possibilities that can allow others to live how I live, working on my own time from where I want.

So without further adieu, here are 30 ideas of things you could specialize in, as specifically or as broadly as you’d like, to start a business online this year. 


  • General ads management.. handle any and all of the below
  • PPC/Adwords management – you can become an expert in JUST Google Adwords and charge people 700-2500 monthly just to manage their accounts
  • Facebook ads management – same as above, slightly lower fees
  • Instagram ads management
  • Pinterest ads, or even simply Pinterest promotions
  • Whatever ad platform that has a significant market!SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERTISE, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING
  • Pinterest marketing for ecommerce stores
  • Instagram marketing/outreach and influencer outreach
  • General social media management (become an expert in coming up with calendars and scheduling)


  • General CRM advice (support multiple platforms)
  • CRM implementation specializing in specific CRMs – Hubspot, Agile, you name it
  • CRM optimization (make the CRM work better for them if they aren’t using it properly)


  • Web design
  • Web development (coding)
  • App design
  • App development
  • Any type of programming
  • Social media graphics design
  • Ad graphics design


  • Local SEO
  • Ecommerce SEO
  • SEO for a specific industry
  • SEO for other SEO companies (whitelabel)
  • SEO training
  • SEO for on-page only
  • Offpage (linkbuilding) only


  • Copywriting for a specific industry
  • Sales-page writing
  • Blog writing, general OR on a specific topic

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