10 Best Website Ideas to Launch an Online Business
4.66 billion, that’s the number of internet users in the world today. Almost a million new users join the internet every day and an average user spends almost 7-hours online each day. -So, says a study by datareportal.
- As per GWI, 77 per cent of the world’s internet user buy something online each month. More people are using their smartphones as compared to desktop and laptop computers.
- The average e-commerce shopper spends more than USD700 in a year on making online purchases of consumer good.
Undoubtedly, the internet is a vast market. With more than 2 billion websites, many have already created their presence to leverage it. Thousands of new websites get registered every day, and if you want to make money online, don’t delay. Here are some ideas to help to take off.
1# Affiliate Blogsite
An affiliate website uses focussed content to market products or services that the visiting audience may be interested in buying. An affiliate blog earns from each sale that it drives to the makers or distributors of those products. You get paid for each sale made when someone clicks on the affiliate link and makes a purchase.
Example: Amazon affiliate program (www.bestphotoshot.blog)
Pick a niche to create an affiliate blog. For instance, if your niche is “best cameras for wildlife photography,” you can get a target audience quickly. Once the affiliate blog is up and running, post fresh and engaging content regularly. It will help you reach the goal of profitability sooner than expected. However, you should first register a short and memorable domain name and choose a hosting plan from BigRock to ensure that your blog site is always available to the audience.
2# Reseller Hosting
You can create your website hosting service and serve clients. With reseller hosting from BigRock, you can create sub-packages within the provided Disk Space and Bandwidth of the leading hosting package. Use the WHM to create packages for each customer give them a unique cPanel to use the hosting functionalities.
Example: BEGINNER Reseller Hosting from BigRock (www.customhosting.digital)
Once you subscribe to this reseller hosting plan, you will get
- 50GB Disk Space
- 1000GB Transfer Bandwidth
- 15 cPanel Accounts (you can provision 15 clients using these)
- Unlimited Websites
- FREE SSL Certificate
- FREE WHMCS
WHMCS is a billing platform that most Web Hosts use. With it, you can bill clients. Moreover, you can upgrade your existing plan to a higher plan at any time. Every hosting plan includes a 1-Click installer Softaculous. Your clients can install the software they want using it. Start an online business now!
3# Online Training
More students are using the internet to learn their favourite subjects. But the best learning material is often available as a ‘subscription’. The reason is apparent. Trainers are looking to earn from the service they provide. If you are skilled in a particular subject or activity, you can find students online and earn by training them.
Example: WordPress Trainer (www.onlinewordpress.academy)
Register a relevant domain name and subscribe to WordPress Hosting from BigRock. Create your website using the online website builder. You can also use Softaculous, the One-Click installer, to install WordPress and create the site. There are many useful plugins that you can install too. Create gated content and offer training through subscription plans. Let’s move to other website ideas.
4# Job Posting Site
Most economies across the world are recovering from the pandemic. More and more job seekers are looking for a career change. Creating a website that informs them about the latest opportunities relevant to them, whether part-time or full-time, can also help make money online.
Example: Jobsite for Work from Home Opportunities (www.workfromhome.jobs)
As the pandemic has not wholly receded, people are looking to stay indoors and prefer to work from home. If you can find job postings that render to this niche, your business will surely take off. Later on, you charge for listings and subscriptions. Register a domain name and select the hosting plan from BigRock. You can create the site easily with the FREE online website builder. Else, install the application from Softaculous with one click.
5# Provide Online Service
A service website refers to an online business that offers a valuable service. If you have skills, such as programming, painting, or some other skills, you can create your service website.
Example: Image Editing and Enhancement (www.greatimages.graphics)
If you are an excellent image designer and photographer, you can start rendering an image editing service. Register a relevant domain and subscribe to the ‘Starter’ Linux Shared hosting plan from BigRock. It is easy to create a website using applications or website builder. A new age TLD gives the domain name a catchy look.
6# Become a Domain Reseller
It is the business of buying domains from a domain registrar and selling them to the customers. Becoming a domain registrar needs a significant capital and infrastructure of the network and storage equipment. As a domain reseller, you will not have to make these investments.
Example: Domain Reseller (www.available.domains)
You can offer domains that are not available with .COM extension with BigRock. Register a domain to put up the website and then register available domains and rare domains. Offer these as premium domains to the customers. Premium domains may fetch you a lot if the buyer decides to purchase the domain. You can easily earn money online.
7# Membership Site
Membership sites have gained popularity recently, and the idea is excellent and easy to implement. If you have an audience already, you can bring it online too.
Example: Yoga Membership Club (www.onlineclub.yoga)
Offer memberships that give the subscribers access to videos and other content. The audience visits your website because they like what you write and the way you do it. You can build on it by creating a membership section that offers premium content. Later on, you can increase the price. But before that, you need to find an appealing domain name and choose the best domain extension. With a hosting plan from BigRock, you will get the applications to create the website.
8# Sell Websites
If you are good at coming with innovative ideas and putting them into action, you can earn well. There are many great website ideas, but it is not feasible to put them into action. Instead, you can make websites and sell them online.
Example: Website Ideas (www.freewebsiteideas.biz)
Register the domain and subscribe to Linux Shared Hosting from BigRock. Create a website with relevant pages. Now post the website ideas with content and show the earnings. You would not have trouble finding customers. However, keep in mind that serious buyers would look for a few years of history and income proof. Provide the traffic-related information to the buyers so that they can verify and make an informed purchase.
9 # Online Handicraft Seller
You don’t need to have the skills to offer services. If you are good at creating handicraft products, you can sell them online. There is a large online market for such products, but not many good and reliable providers.
Example: Online Craft Seller (www.qualitycraftonline.site)
Putting up a simple online store needs some effort. You need to register a domain name mentioned in the example and get a reliable cloud hosting plan from BigRock. Once you log-in to the cPanel, install the shopping application. With some customization, your online store will be ready to take orders from clients across the globe. Choose a new age domain extension to give your idea a fresh look.
10# Offer Recipes Online
Everyone loves a home-cooked meal. But sometimes you want to cook something different. That’s where food blogs and recipe sites are helpful. It’s an excellent idea for any foodie and wants to share different recipes too.
Example: Offer Recipes Online (www.delicious.recipes)
Register a domain name with a new age domain extension. For a head-start, even a shared hosting plan would suffice. To create the website, you can use the online website builder from BigRock. Else, you can also install the desired application to host the blog.
BigRock Helps You to Implement These Website Ideas
- Register an appealing domain name now
- Choose a new age domain extension (see the list here)
- Select the hosting plan that comes within budget
- Create the website with an online website builder or install an application
- Post relevant content
Besides, you need to ensure that the website is optimized for mobile too. Learn about search engine optimization and how to rank a website on Google and other search engines. When a website ranks high, visitors and the audience follows it—still waiting to make money?