105 Service Businesses to Start Today

105 Service Businesses to Start Today

Consumers love convenience. They always want things to be cheaper, faster and better. This is why they love specialty-services entrepreneurs. 

Check out the following ideas to see what you can do.

Personal Services 

  • Mobile pet grooming
  • Collectibles search
  • Diaper delivery
  • Dry-cleaning delivery and pickup
  • Mobile locksmith
  • Graffiti abatement and removal
  • Golf-club cleaning
  • Self-defense instructor
  • Adventure tours
  • Pet sitting
  • Court-paper serving
  • Mobile massage
  • Mobile mechanic
  • Personal chef
  • Tailor/seamstress
  • Porcelain repair
  • Resume/cover letter service
  • Mystery shopping
  • Tax-form repairer – prepare tax forms for businesses and individuals. 
  • Wedding-guide publishing
  • Mobile detailing and car wash
  • Used-car inspection
  • Professional organizer
  • Tutoring
  • Power washing
  • Windshield repair
  • Private investigation
  • Business plan consulting
  • Unpacking and packing services
  • Business travel management
  • Carpet dying
  • Hospital bill auditing – help patients understand their hospital bill. 
  • Specialized staffing
  • Bookkeeping
  • Computer repair
  • Referral service
  • Freight brokerage
  • Video brochure
  • Executive search – match employers with the right person for opening in their company. 
  • Computer consulting
  • Long distance reselling
  • Limousine service
  • Office relocation service
  • Language translation
  • Office plant maintenance – water, prune and fertilize offices’ plants. 
  • Professional office consultant
  • Office support service
  • Miniblind cleaning
  • Apartment prepping
  • Debt collection service – track down delinquent debtors and get paid when they pay your clients. 
  • Catering 
  • Restaurant delivery service
  • Seminar promotion
  • Window washing
  • Valet parking
  • Professional organizer
  • Power washing
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Sales lead generating
  • Public relations agency
  • Proofreading and copywriting service – create catchy and error-free copy for your clients.
  • Direct mail/coupon
  • Mailing services
  • Sales training
  • Welcoming service – greet newcomers in your neighborhood with a package of samples and coupons from the local businesses. 

Home Services

  • Unpacking and packing service
  • Handyman services
  • Home entertainment installation
  • Debt/mortgage reduction service – help people reduce their debt by offering them alternative structures of payment. 
  • Pool services
  • Lawn care
  • Home inspection service – assess homes for issues like foundation abnormalities and structural damage, then connect them with contractors for repairs.
  • House painting
  • Local moving service
  • House sitting
  • Home decorating – if people are always complimenting what you have done with your home, try your hand in decorating houses. 
  • Miniblind cleaning – keep miniblinds clean for home, offices and the buildings around you. 
  • Pet supplies and food home delivery
  • Custom closet systems – look for long time closet accumulators and new homeowners. They are your potential clients. 
  • Window washing
  • Residential cleaning

Computers and Technology

  • Computer repair
  • Computer consulting – use your computer knowledge to benefit newbies who want to learn a thing or two.
  • Internet research
  • Website designer

Children’s Services

  • Children’s party planning
  • Child care
  • Child identification program
  • Children’s fitness
  • Children’s transport service
  • Baby proofing
  • Kids’ computer training
  • Nanny placement – help busy parents find a nanny. 
  • Infant/new mother home care – when new parents come back from the hospital with their infants, help them get settled by offering in-home support and care.
  • Tutoring

Event Services

  • Photography
  • Personal shopper/errand runner
  • Family history video – film personalized accounts for families such as births and weddings. 
  • Mobile disc jockey
  • Wedding planning service
  • Event planning
  • Limousine service
  • Photo birth announcements
  • Videotaping service
  • Reunion organizing – help a big high-school class or big family come together.

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