These days it seems every second person you meet is some Internet startup owner.
As the internet expands and grows more and more people are opting to jump on the internet business bandwagon.
Creating an internet business is not as hard as you may think it is, well as long as you have a bit of cash that is.
Best internet start-up ideas for 2018
#1 SEO consultant
With the internet bursting at the seams with various websites all vying for top spots on search engines more and more people are looking for experts to help them achieve the number one spot.
SEO has a huge impact on business and someone who has the know-how can help many a smaller company and startup go places.
#2 Business coaching consultant
With the onset of online business a lot of the younger generation are behind these startups. Although they may be internet, social media and technical buffs not many of them have the business experience of someone who has been around the block a few times.
Use your business knowledge and savvy to help them achieve business success as an online business coach.
#3 Web designer
If you are a skilled web designer then there is a LOT of business out there. Especially if you have seen some of these poorly designed sites.
There is a call for designers who have knowledge of WordPress, Wix and other top web designer sites.
But if you know HTML, CSS, etc. you can earn even more as a skilled designer.
#4 Social media manager / consultant
There are many media applications used by millions of people today and a company’s online presence in as many as possible of these is a must for business success.
But trying to keep us with them is a whole different story that is why more and more companies are turning to outside help to help manage their social media accounts. Ensure they are kept up to date with the latest trends, fresh posting and customer interactions.
Keeping up with the times in business
Business is really competitive especially in the 21st century with startups springing up all over the place especially those on the internet.
It seems a lot of people are just popping making their mark and then disappearing into the ether somewhere.
But if you are serious about your business and do not want to be one of those fly-by-nights or the new fab pop-up markets there are ways and means to do this.
To get advice on some of the business making their permanent mark business magazines are a great place to find them.
5 Business magazines every up-coming business owner should read
Forbes must be one of the most famous and thus well-known magazines in the USA. It is also read by people from all walks of life and or business. Especially those who are in finance and top business ventures. Like Vogue is to models vying to for the prized cover, Forbes is to the successful business person in America.
Bloomberg Businessweek is a highly regarded and respected magazine especially in the financial markets offering great stock advice, financial news from around the world. It also covers all major aspects of business following all the up to date news on the subject.
Wired mainly covers everything to do with the tech world and how they integrate into the various aspects of every day life and business.
A magazine that is a must read for all those wanting to keep up with the fast-paced changing world of technology
The Entrepreneur’s focus is mainly on the small to medium businesses and startups.
It has a host of business advices, tips and tricks to help the business in all phases of its life cycle and of running a successful company in today’s climate.
Fortune magazine has been around for decades and is famous for its “Fortune 500” lists it publishes each year listing the most powerful American companies and their looming presence across the globe.
A respected magazine which covers every aspect of business news in American and abroad.
What is a Fortune 500 company?
A list of the world biggest companies with the highest turnovers, employing the most people and expanding the globe.
This is a list that is compiled annually by Fortune magazine which includes both public and private held companies mainly hailing from the United States.
Top 5 Fortune 500 companies of 2017
This giant big-box retailer has been doing a huge push to accelerate the ecommerce sector and as such has acquired a few digital outlets such as ShoeBuy, Moosejaw and ModCloth.
Walmart ended its year with a 0.8% one-year Revenue change and a whopping $485.9 billion Revenue.
#2 Berkshire Hathaway
This holding company saw the year out rising in the Fortune 500 ranks from number to number 2 on the list. With a $223.5 billion Revenue and 6.1% one-year Revenue change.
The CEO purchased shares in an airline and bought 1.1% shares in Apple which have seemed to paid off for this company.
Apple came in on the list at number 3 with a -7.7% one-year Revenue change and a Revenue of $215.6 billion.
Apple has taken a knock against the cheaper made phones from China but even with a slump the company managed to end its year boasting profits higher than most companies on the list.
#4 Exxon Mobile
They have slipped down the ranking from number 2 with a one-year Revenue change of -16.7% and a 2016 Revenue of $205 billion.
This energy giant took a knock from the global oil slump making it slide down the rankings to the lowest it has been since 1999.
They are ranked at number five on the Fortune 500 list for 2017 with a Revenue for 2016 of $192 Billion, their one-year revenue change was 6.2%
McKesson is America’s largest pharmaceuticals distribution company who in a bid to keep drug costs down cut their workforce by 4%.