Today professional consultancy demand is on a rising edge. People are seeking professional advice on various issues ranging from parenting, financial management, and business idea implementation to health and fitness tips.

But, did you know that you can start an online profession business at a low cost or even a zero dime?

1.Start a blog on your area of professionalism

Long gone are the days when people used to visit offices to seek professional advice. Most people if not all, rely on the search engine articles and online experts for tips and guidance. With this in mind, you can set up a blog offering basic tips and illustrations on your area of professionalism. As well, you can set up packages with different prices for people seeking additional information or bits of advice.

Starting a blog is cheaper as all you need is a domain name and hosting costs. If you lack the money to pay for those services, several companies such as Blogger and WordPress offers free hosting blog programs.

2.Use your social media account to market your skills

Another approach to start your professional online business is through the utilization of the social media. Currently, most social platforms and in particular Facebook offers you an opportunity to set up a business page and advertise your business through social media ads. Notably, about 5 billion people across the world are on social media, and the number grows each day. Hence you do not have an excuse for failing to set up your profession business even without having a website.

3.Offer remote services

Are you’re a professional customer service provider, a web designer, bookkeeper, or financial advisor? Today, when going through the online platforms you will come across such questions. This is an indicator that your profession is a hot cake in this technology-driven era.

As such, these are opportunities available for you as a profession. Many companies are seeking remote service providers as one way of reducing administration costs. Thus, you can become a remote contractor to such companies as long as you can show your expertise in the line of services needed.

4.Becoming an online tutor

Do you have a passion for teaching people on how to achieve a given task? If so, you can utilize the power of the internet to reach individuals who are eager to learn new skills. You can either develop an online course or offer web-based training. In fact, you do not have to invest a lot of cash in becoming an online tutor.

 All you need is time, quality and informative course content. For web-based training, you can utilize Skype or YouTube that offers you an opportunity to provide video lessons to a broad audience.

5.Provide profession advice and combine them with affiliate sales

 Another way of setting up a small cost professional online business is through tips-affiliate sales services. This approach involves the development of content on your area of expertise and then recommending a perfect solution to the readers. For instance, if you are a web designer, you can offer advice on how to develop a wooing web page.

And since, web-hosting is a must have service for any web owner, you can recommend various web-hosting providers. However, you have to subscribe to such providers affiliate programs so that any sales directed from your site or blog earns you a commission.


All in all, starting a professional online business requires little investment and providing quality and informative content that converts visitors into sales and long-term clients.

By | 2017-07-05T13:08:53+00:00 June 30th, 2017|News|