I wrote about financial risks worth taking in your 20s the other day. I wanted to start off today by sharing that I think the biggest risk comes in doing absolutely nothing.
“You want to be afraid, really afraid, take a look at what your life will look like not if you try and fail, but if you keep on keeping on for decades. That’s the real nightmare scenario for most people.” — Jonathan Fields
I once wrote about why I thought that college was the best time to start a business. Since this post was published I’ve gone deep into the world of entrepreneurship in college. As you can tell I’m a huge supporter of getting the most out of your college experience (socially and financially). I really wanted to tie everything in together today.
As an ambitious college student you could be looking for help starting a business. You have a general idea and a thirst for more, but you just don’t know where to start.
Setting up a business in college is actually easier thank you think. You can check out this list of good business ideas for college students. What were the business ideas for college students listed in this piece?
- Cooking food.
- Transportation services.
- Resume writing.
- Fitness coaching.
All this list means is that you have no excuse for not starting a business in this day and age. You don’t need any special credentials, nor do you need to be a so called “expert.” All you need is to get started right now. You don’t have to wait for the perfect idea. You don’t need thousands of dollars in venture capital funding to get started. You just need to get going and start building momentum. There’s nothing like on-the-job-training.
If you want to hear from someone with experience, I published an article from a guest author that was an entrepreneur in college. There are many lessons to learn from starting a business in college. I wanted to quickly summarize the best lessons that can be learned from working on your own in college:
- Learn from successes and failures.
- Choose your market wisely.
- Do instead of dreaming.
- Go digital.
- Network constantly.
- Execution is key.
There’s always a good business to start for your unique situation. Not every idea will be right for you. However, there’s bound to be one idea that will resonate with you. What are you waiting for?
You can check out the easy steps to starting a business right now. This is an ideal article for anyone that wants to get in on the online game and start making money on the Internet.
What’s the best business to start in college?
The one that you’re going to stick with for a LONG time and follow through with. The one that you’re willing to work on free. It really is that simple.
This article was designed to help you start that side business in college. Are you ready to get started? Please leave any questions here that you might have.