When is the right time to start a business?

Well you will be pleased to learn that there is no right or wrong answer to that question.

Did you know that a lot of businesses are started purely for seasonal trade?

So what type of business is suitable now that autumn has officially started?  Well, just start thinking of all those jobs that need attending to – the ones that make our lives a bit more comfortable – now look again and see how they can be transformed into potential business opportunities.

Autumn leaves

Which season is best to start a business in?

Chimney sweep
Boiler maintenance
Garden maintenance – leaf clearing, hedge cutting
Property maintenance – gutter cleaning
Accommodation hunter for University students
School run transport service
After school child-minding service

Winter is another time of year that can inspire the business entrepreneur.  With everyone looking forward to Christmas there are endless opportunities to get involved with producing or selling something festive!

Christmas market stall

Start planning for the festive season.

Christmas tree and wreath sales
Christmas card sales
Christmas cake baking/selling
Gift wrapping service
Food hamper supplier
Personal shopper
Mulled wine supplier
Christmas Market trader

So start planning now and you will be ready to capture some of the seasonal trade.

Is your business model based on seasonal trade?

What time of year do you prefer to trade in?