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You can choose interesting business ideas by looking at your hobbies, passions and the things you like to do and are good at doing. Interesting business ideas are also the products and services that your potential customers want or have an interest in buying. Some of the most successful businesses are founded on concepts that are outside of the "box," and are therefore more interesting than the average business.
Some of the best interesting business ideas come from the things you like to do. Start by looking at your hobbies, and consider what you do in your spare time to determine what type of business you may be able to turn a pastime into. For example, if you love to read, you may start an online bookstore or open a used bookstore in your town. If you enjoy running and fashion design, you may design clothing, gear and accessories for runners.
Interesting business ideas may not have anything to do with your interests. Instead, interesting business ideas may be what your prospective customers or what the market finds interesting or unique. For example, in a city where there is a large population of young families, theme bounce houses may be in great demand. While renting out bounce houses may have nothing to do with your hobbies, the interest for the bounce houses in your market may make it a profitable business — ultimately making it interesting to you.
The profit you can make from a business may also get it on your list of interesting business ideas. If you can get into the vending machine business because the vending machine in one location brings in a few thousand dollars a week, the profit margin alone may turn this into an interesting business idea. If a franchise you read about seems to be taking off around the country and making money for those getting in on the ground floor, then you may find yourself selling fruit baskets or burgers.
The ease of starting and running the business may make these businesses interesting business ideas. For example, if you open a party supply website, where the owner of the business drop ships the products for you, this is an easy business to run. A drop ship business is when you promote a website that the company supplies to you with their products, but under your own business name. When you receive an order through your site, the company processes it and ships it under your business name. You simply collect your commission for making the sale.