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Small Business Ideas from the 99% Economy by Mind Map: Small Business Ideas
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Small Business Ideas from the 99% Economy

Food

Baking

artisan breads

biscuits

brownies

cake decorating

cakes

cinnamon rolls

cookies

cupcakes

ethnic breads

ethnic cookies

ethnic pastries

flatbread

gluten-free baked goods

granola

muffins

pastries

pies

pretzels

raw vegan "baked" goods

scones

sourdough bread

vegan cupcakes

whole grain bread

Niches

artisan

dairy free

free range

gluten free

halal

kosher

low carb

low fat

nut free

organic

probiotics

raw

vegan

vegetarian

wheat free

whole grain

Foods and Beverages

acai juice

apple cider

aronia juice

bacon

barbeque sauce

bread mixes

candied nuts

cheese, goat, sheep, cow, vegan

chili

cured meats

dried fruits

dried mushrooms

fermented foods

flavored popcorn, kettle corn

handmade chocolates

herbal teas

homemade beer

homemade wine

hummus

infused oils

jams, jellies, and preserves

jerky

kimchi

marinades

marmalade

mole

pasta sauce

peanut brittle

pickles

pickled foods

raw local honey

roasted nuts

salad dressing

salad mixes

salsa

saurkraut

sausages

smoked meats

smoked meats

spice mixes

stone ground grains

tamales

truffle oil

truffles

yogurt

Food Services

cooking classes

catering, sandwich delivery, boxed lunches, vegan/vegetarian, organic

restaurants, juice bar, smoothie bar, coffee shop, organic, fair trade, shade grown, gourmet, burger joint, pizza parlor, ethnic restaurant, vegetarian/vegan restaurant, quick food, food truck, fast food, street food

Agriculture

Crops

Fruits/Berries, apples, cider, upick, organic, aronia, blackberries, blueberries, cherries, citrus, cranberries, currants, elderberries, goji, gooseberries, grapes, table, wine, kiwis, lingonberries, melons, mulberries, pawpaws, peaches, pears, persimmons, plums, raspberries, strawberries, alpine, upick, organic

Nuts, walnuts, pecans, almonds, hickorynuts, hazelnuts, chestnuts

Vegetables, asparagus, tomatoes, heirloom, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, eggplant, garlic, onion, peppers, sweet, chili, ristras, wreaths, salsa, corn, sweet, indian, heirloom, beans, squash, pumpkins, upick, cucumbers, saladgreens

Herbs, basil, oregano, thyme, lavender, catnip, rosemary, ginseng, ginger

Flowers, edible, cut, organic, dried

Nurserystock, bulbs, shade trees, fruit trees, shrubs, flowers, ornamentals, hosta, ornamental grasses, seeds, organic, heirloom, native plants

Other, Christmas, trees, stump culture, greens, wreaths, cones, wreaths, bamboo, biofuels, agave, algae, miscanthus, switchgrass, wood, coppice, advanced wood combustion, firewood, birdseed, gourds, birdhouses, lumber, handmade furniture, saw logs, milkweed, mushrooms, wheatgrass, maple syrup

Livestock

mammals, horses, draft horses, saddle horses, show horses, boarding, training, riding lessons, trail rides, carriage rides, pregnant mare urine (PMU), donkeys, mules, cattle, beef, dairy, oxen, pigs, hoop house, pastured/free range, acorn fed, apple fed, forest fed, sheep, meat, lamb, Easter, halal, wool, hair, dairy, cheese, goats, meat, hair, milk, cheese, soap, rental, bison, llamas, wool, pack, guard, alpacas, rabbit, meat, fur, wool, manure, dogs, hunting dogs, show dogs, livestock guardian dogs, sheep dogs

poultry, chicken, meat, free range, organic, eggs, free range, organic, rental, turkey, heirloom, duck, goose, guinea, meat, tick control, squab

fish and other aquatic animals, catfish, tilapia, trout, aquaculture, aquaponics, crawfish, catch and release

insects and other invertebrates, honeybees, honey, organic, flavored, pollination services, royal jelly, beeswax, candles, crayons, molding clay, bee pollen, equipment, top bar, langstroth, warre, orchard mason bees, bee houses, earthworms, bait, worm composting, worm castings, crickets, mealworms, butterflies, snails, escargot, bait, pet, beneficial insects, silkworms, peace silk

game, venison, elk, boar, pheasant, quail

exotic, emu, alligator

Systems

edible forest gardening

hydroponics

woody agriculture

permaculture

SPIN farming

organic

agroforestry

pasture cropping

Niches

heirloom

rare/heritage breed

organic, fruits, vegetables, herbs, cutflowers, milk, meat, eggs, seeds, nurserystock

native

xeriscape

free range, eggs, meat

grassfed/pastured, meat, beef, lamb, bison, pasturedpork, acornfedpork, applefedpork, forestfedpork, poultry, milk, eggs

Arts and Crafts

Niches

antique

baby

collectible

custom

designer

distressed

eco-friendly

ethnic

fair trade

gothic

grunge

handcarved

handcrafted

handmade

handspun

handwoven

holiday

homemade

mouthblown

organic

personalized

pet

punk

reclaimed

recycled

reproduction

restoration

retro

rustic

scented

sexy

steampunk

upcycled

vegan

victorian

vintage

wedding

western

Crafts

assemblage

basketry

beading

bookmaking

calligraphy

candlemaking

collage

costuming

crochet

cross stich

decollage

doll making

embroidery

engraving

fiber arts

flower arranging

framing

furniture making

glass blowing

jewelry

knitting

leather working

metal working

needlepoint

origami

paper cutting, scherenschnitte

paper making

potpourri

pottery

print making

quilting

rug making

scrapbooking

sewing

soap making

stained glass

tanning

taxidermy

toy making

weaving

woodworking

wreathmaking, Christmas, living wreaths, pine cone

Fine Arts

drawing, caricature, comics, cartoons, graphic novels, book illustration

painting, watercolor, oil, acrylic

sculpture

photography

Graphic Design

web design

logo design

Seasonal

Winter

snowboard rentals

Christmas wreaths and greens

Christmas tree farm

Christmas cookie delivery

gift wrapping

Thanksgiving catering

gift baskets

Yule logs

holiday decorating service

snow shoveling or plowing

eggnog

holiday shopper

hot chocolate

party planner

personal trainer

skate rentals

ski lessons

ski rentals

snowshoe rentals

Spring

window washing

Easter lambs

egg decorating

May Day baskets

forcing bulbs

starting seeds

spring cleaning service

Autumn

weatherstripping homes

back to school shopping service

gleaning

cider making

cleaning chimneys

garden cleanup

mulled cider

haunted house

installing storm windows

heirloom turkeys

cleaning gutters and downspouts

moving service for university students

costume rentals

hunting guide

pumpkin patch

specialty butcher

raking leaves

sports equipment rentals

tutor

Summer

yard sale organizer

CSA farm

U-pick farm

boat rentals

cut flowers

pre-packed picnic baskets

firecracker stand

farm stands, sweet corn, watrmelon

fishing guide

house painting

house sitting

pool cleaning

lemonade stand

swimming lessons

smoothie stand

mowing lawns

surfing lessons

snorkeling lessons

summer camp

tour guide

trail rides

weeding

Green

Sports and Fitness

Pets

General

boarding kennel

petsitting

dating service for pet lovers

decorated food bowls

therapy animals

pet artist

pet photographer

pet boutique

pet blogger

pet cemetery or cremation

pet clean-up service

pet door installer

pet-friendly bed & breakfast

pet furniture maker

pet hair sweaters

pet massage therapist

pet locating/relocating service

pet memorials

pet-proofing houses

Dogs

designer dog houses

doggie day care

dog groomer

dog show handler

doggie fashion designer

gourmet dog treats

dog trainer

dog walker

training assistance dogs

raw dog food

Cats

cat toy maker

catnip farming

Other

amphibian breeding

reptile breeding

bird breeding

fish breeding

custom cages and terrariums

cricket farming

mealworms

rodent breeder

saltwater aquarium installation

Transportation

Autos

car wash

car repair

custom car art

auto painting

automotive detailing service

car inspection

glass tinting

auto maintenance lessons

car rental

car-sharing service

taxi service

towing service

carpool service

biodiesel production

used auto parts

used car sales

car storage

auto tours

antique car rental

luxury car rental

limousine service

valet service

car review blog

Bikes

bike rentals

bike sharing service

bike tours

bike sales

bike parts

bike repair

bicycle courier service

Boats

boat charters or rentals

canoe/kayak lessons

canoe/kayak rentals

gondola service

water taxi

boat storage

boating lessons

paddleboat rentals

guided canoe/kayak tours

whalewatching tours

Other

unicycle lessons

trail rides

carriage rides

sleigh rides

hayrack rides

RV rentals

used RV sales

RV campground

motorcycle rentals

electric scooter rentals

ATV rentals

ATV park

used ATV sales

snowmobile rentals

pack horses

pack mules

pack llamas

draft horses

draft oxen

carriage repair

harness making

logging horses

stagecoach rides

blacksmith

sled dogs

sledding tours

Entertainment

Music

piano tuner

music lessons

Dance

dance lessons

Theater

Other

clowns

magicians

mimes

balloon artists

Travel

local tour guide

green bed & breakfast

couchsharing

Education

lessons

art

music

sports

theater

cooking

home maintenance

auto maintenance

foreign language

tutoring

camps

summer camps

wilderness therapy camps

specialty camps

Make Money Online

Services

accounting

event planning

wedding planning

virtual assistant

carpet cleaning

delivery service

personal shopper

home organizing

tarot reader

interior decorator

tool rental

Books and Writing

book indexing

proof reader

freelance writing

online content writing

blogging

revenue sharing sites, HubPages, Squidoo, Infobarrel