If in 2016 you have finally made the decision to start your own business, but you still do not know what business to put, this article could be of help. In it, we present a list of 5 businesses that we consider will be the most profitable for this 2016 taking into account the trends and events that are expected for this year in most of the Spanish-speaking countries.
A trend that has been developing for some years, but it has only begun to gain momentum last year (probably due to the incentives that the big brands have been offering to consumers to buy their products through the Internet) , And expected to do even more in 2016, is the increase in Internet shopping in the Spanish-speaking market.
So the first business that we believe will be profitable in this 2016 is an online store , which basically consists of a website where products are displayed and offered the possibility to consumers that purchase through payment via Credit card or other means of payment and then receive them in the comfort of their homes.
Being more specific, some products that we consider that could have a good reception in an online store this 2016 are:
Inexpensive clothes: an online clothing store low price is a type of online store based on a business model that already several brands are exploiting successfully in the English – speaking market and that has not yet been fully exploited in the Spanish-speaking market, and we believe that it could be successful if it offers, in addition to low prices, fashion, quality, and variety.
T: An online store shirts (also known as t – shirts, shirts, t-shirts, sweatshirts and polos) is a type of online store that has allowed him to earn a lot of money to several people in the English – speaking market and that has not yet Has been fully exploited in the Spanish-speaking market, and we believe that it could be successful if it offers unique, original and novel t-shirts.
In addition to the aforementioned alternatives, other products that we believe could also be well received in an online store are organic products, technological products, and pet products.
Sale of organic products
Another trend that has been taking place for some years and that will surely continue in 2016 is the concern for the care of the environment and with it the consumption of organic products (products that do not harm the environment, To be made of natural inputs).
So the next business that we believe will perform well in 2016 is one dedicated to the sale of organic products, which could also be assembled on the Internet through an online store and thus, in addition to taking advantage of the trend in Shopping on the Internet, take advantage of all the advantages that this entails such as its low cost and the possibility that offers to work from home.
Being more specific, some organic products that we consider that could have a good acceptance in a business dedicated to the sale of the same ones in 2016 are:
Organic food: the sale of organic foods (foods such as vegetables, fruits, meats and dairy products that are produced without the use of chemicals or additives) not only would take this tendency exists for the care of the environment, but also the trend Exists in people by eating healthy and nutritious foods.
Electric cars: the sale of electric cars would take advantage of the trend that exists for the care of the environment, but also the demand that exists right now for this type of car, which has become so attractive that more and more the Car manufacturers (and even, in some cases, belonging to a different category) that decide to manufacture and sell their own electric cars.
In addition to the aforementioned alternatives, other eco-friendly products that we believe could also be well accepted are electric motorcycles, solar panels, and eco-friendly garments.
Sale of technological products
A trend marked in recent years and increasingly stronger (probably due to a large number of new technological products that are coming to market more and more frequently) is the consumption of technological products.
So another business that we believe will be profitable in 2016 is one dedicated to the sale of technological products, which could also be assembled on the Internet through an online store or physically through a small store, and where Of the sale of technological products, it could also offer related services such as rental and repair of these.
Being more specific, some technological products that we consider that could be successful in a business dedicated to the sale of the same ones in 2016 are:
Drones: the sale of drones (unmanned aerial vehicles and remotely controlled) would take advantage of fashion that exists right now for the use of these products, which recently were reserved for military use, but today anyone can use, And that we can find in a great variety of models, sizes, and prices.
Wearables: selling wearables (electronic devices that a person carries on any part of your body in order to get the benefit of some of its functions, and among them watches, bracelets and smart lenses) would take advantage The consolidation of these products that several specialists predict for this 2016 as a result of a reduction in their prices, a thinner design and an improvement in their functions.
In addition to the aforementioned alternatives, other technological products that we believe could also be successful are smartphones, tablets, computers (which have begun to regain lost ground) and, probably by the end of the year, lenses or reality helmets virtual.
Pet Products and Services
Another trend that is taking place at the moment and which is expected to grow stronger in 2016 (probably also due to the large number of products and services for novel pets that appear in the market more and more frequently) is the desire In people by engaging their pets and providing them with all kinds of products and services.
So the next business that we believe will perform well in 2016 is one dedicated to selling products or providing services for pets, which could also be assembled online through an online store or physically at home if Is that it meets the right conditions such as a good location and adequate space.
Being more specific, some products and services for pets that we consider that could have a good reception in a business dedicated to the sale or provision of the same ones in 2016 are:
Pet accessories: selling pet accessories such as homes, beds, leashes, collars, clothes, toys, food dispensers and pages is a business that would take advantage of the trend in people for buying their pets all of the products.
Spa Pet: A pet spa where services such as bathing, cleaning ears, haircut, nail trimming and massage are provided is another business that would take advantage of the trend in the people procure their pets All kinds of care that allow them to look aesthetically well and feel relaxed.
In addition to the aforementioned alternatives, other pet products, and services that we believe may also be well received include pet food, pet clothing, dog walking services, and dog training services.
Developing applications for smartphones
Finally, two trends that continue to grow and are expected to do so in 2016 are still the use of smartphones (probably due to the attractiveness of mid-range smartphones, which are increasingly equated in performance to High-end applications), and downloading applications for these devices (probably due to the large number of new applications that are coming to market more and more frequently).
So another business that we believe will be profitable in this 2016 is one dedicated to developing applications for smartphones , which could involve developing own applications that revenue through advertising get placed in these or collection by Their downloads, or the development of applications for third parties, for example, for companies looking to have their own applications.
Being more specific, some types of applications that we consider that could be successful in a business dedicated to the development of the same ones in 2016 are:
Health – related applications: application development related to health, for example, that allow the user to monitor or make a diagnosis of their health status, measured their physical performance or through personalized advice, improve it , by profiting The growing concern that exists in people to stay healthy and to be in good physical condition.
Related to natural disasters applications: development related to natural disasters, for example, that allow the user alert, ask for help or communicate with others when they happen applications, would take advantage of growing concern in people by their Security due to the constant natural disasters that have been happening in recent years.
In addition to the aforementioned alternatives, other smartphone applications that we believe may also be successful are smartphone camera-related applications (for example, allowing users to improve their performance), and productivity-related applications ( For example, that allow the user to better organize their tasks).
The author is an expert on occupational training and a prolific writer who writes extensively on Business, technology, and education. He can be contacted for professional advice in matters related with occupation and training on his blog Communal Business and Your Business Magazine.