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Bukki Olubunmi
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In the year 2019, there is definitely no shortage of profitable online business ideas for students or anyone willing to enjoy the perks that come from working for themselves.

Some students want to gain working experience while many others want to enjoy the dividend that comes from working on their own terms as entrepreneurs.

Whether you are a student looking to start a small business or you are an employee willing to quit your job to have that entrepreneurial experience, (not without a plan B though ), there are plenty of business ideas for you in 2019.

Online Busines ideas in 2019:
1. Virtual Assistant
Working as a virtual assistant is one of the best online business ideas for anyone in 2019.

Entrepreneurs are becoming increasingly very busy.

On a daily basis, they have lots of issues to attend to ranging from meetings with potential customers and partners to reading and replying hundreds of business and personal emails, the list is endless.

This is why many entrepreneurs in order to be more productive enlist the services of a virtual assistant.
As the name implies, a virtual assistant is someone who assists in a job but not physically.

A virtual assistant does not have to report at an office daily, he works from home and delivers services usually to a small business owner.

If you love to work on your own terms within the confine of a computer, this online business idea might just be for you.

To work as a virtual assistant, however, you have to possess skills that your job demands.

There are different skills that a virtual assistant may possess depending on his sector or area of interest.

Research skill, financial management skill, content writing skill, email management skills, scheduling tasks, social media management skills, etc.

All of these jobs do not necessarily require your physical presence in an office.

Most small business owners need the services of a virtual as they may not yet be able to afford to employ a full-time staff and not even have an office yet.

So, if you will be searching for virtual assistant opportunities, check with the small business owners online.

Most of them are present on social media and that’s where you can find virtual assistant openings.

Once you get a virtual assistant gig with any small business, charge reasonably.

Yes, they need your services, but they are growing too just as you are.

So don’t scare with your charges. Let your pay be commensurate with what you deliver.

2. SEO Expert
Search engine optimization experts are in high demands in 2019 more than ever before.

This is because contrary to what some people think, the websites and blogs are not going anywhere yet, they are only getting better.

As of June 16th 2018, there were 1,883,637,867 websites online. And the number keeps increasing every single day.

With this huge number of websites and blogs, the need for businesses to rank their websites over their competitions is on the increase.

Most businesses rely on SEO experts to help them out.

An SEO Expert makes research and analyses trends and best practices online. He uses these trends to create and implement strategies that will improve search results.

Keywords are one of the important strategies that SEO Expert focus on.

They use keywords and keyword topics to improve the experiences of users.

So if you know how to grow a website or blog traffic organically (without paid advert) then you probably got a profitable business idea for yourself in 2019.

But an SEO Expert does more than growing a website traffic. An SEO Expert should also

Understand why links are important

Know what can be done on-page to help a webpage rank

Know what should be done off-page to make a webpage rank

Know the importance of content to any online marketing campaign

Appreciate the value of social media

Know how to take advantage of new trends like video SEO

Know which payment platform pays most

And know if Pay-Per-Click marketing is worth it, etc.

If you want to render your services to people as an SEO Expert, you need to bear in mind that search engines are always changing.

You have to have to keep up.

3. Ebooks
One of the industries that have witnessed massive disruption with the advent of the internet and is the printing and publishing industry.

Some years back, it would take lots of money, some level of influence and years of hard work to get your book published by any good publishing firm.

Tons of books were rejected by publishing firms if they were not written by known authors.

And then a hell of rigorous work to get your book on bookshelves not to mention making money from them.

Little wonder only a handful of bestselling authors make a living from their books.

But all that is in the past.

You can be successful in your publishing career from E-books sales on Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing without going throw much hassle and that’s why we included Ebooks in this list.

E-books are books created in the format that can be downloaded online.

If you love writing, you can write your e-book yourself. You may decide to employ writers if you do not have that luxury of time and energy to write one by yourself.

You can write an E-book on any subject just make sure they are a niche subject and are related to your contents on your on other platforms.

If you are a blogger already, you could turn some of your related blog posts to an E-book with editing properly done.

If you want to have your share of the hot cake in E-book publishing, you need to put in some effort.

If you want to be a success E-book publisher, you have to create great niche content.

An E-book content does not have to be big. More people are inclined to quality rather than quantity of a book.

It just means you will have to charge a token of $2-$5 on your book. If you have a great E-book and are able to market it well, before you know it, you will be making hundreds of dollars on your E-book.

Once you have your content ready, you want to employ the services of a graphic artist for the E-book design so as to give it a fascinating appeal.

Apart from driving your E-book sales with Amazon, you should also use social media network to create promote your E-book.

Once your E-book is published, and marketed well, you will begin to ....
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