Are you a regular guy who wants to become known as Mr. Entrepreneur? Start becoming a successful business owner by getting new business ideas for men.
Many of these ideas are home-based and can be done by stay-at-home dads or even as father-son projects.
Fortunately, in today’s society flexible gender roles, many business types previously dominated by women are now equally open to male entrepreneurs. Male makeup artists and daycare providers can now prosper equally as lady builders and plumbers can work also.
Dude, keep reading and find your next high-profit business venture idea on this list of the best new business ideas for men.
Today’s building industry, both residential and commercial, is becoming more segmented and specialized. This means that more artisans are required for specific jobs such as welding, carpentry, painting and flooring which opens the door for the independent tradesman to succeed. Also, this industry offers more opportunities for mechanically oriented men in the landscaping, lawn, garden, marine and aviation trades.
Food establishments are amongst the most successful small businesses in America. While many Moms cook at home some of the world’s chefs have been men. Additionally, a man’s strength can be helpful in creating a restaurant that demands physical stamina.
Consider targeting your fellow male customers with manly fares such as steaks, barbecue, big-screen TVs with sports games and a large selection of beers and ales.
You can open a mobile barbershop in which you travel to your customer’s locations reducing the expense and location rigidity of a physical salon.
Your customers will appreciate the convenience and comfort of being shaved and their haircut in their home or office. Your profitability increases to eliminating large overhead costs of rent and electricity of traditional barber shops.
Additionally, your start-up costs will be low. You can invest in a mobile van to work as a movable barbershop or you can simply pack your haircutting tools and shaving supplies into a bag and visit your customer for services.
This growing trend of drones is red-hot and is an excellent home based creative business.
You could use your drone to take aerial photography then sell the photos to real estate agents, home sellers, local businesses, sports enthusiasts, brides, tourists and performing artists. Further diversity diversified your drone photography business with both still shots and video footage.
Additionally, you can sell drones online such as millennial’s favorite selfie drones or hobby enthusiasts and children who love toy drones.
Also, you can sell camera drones to individuals who want to do their drone photography; perhaps you can also give classes in drone photography.
Personal Male Fashion Stylist
There’s an even greater need for stylists for men than for women, to help them choose the right clothing, haircuts, and accessories to project a strong business and personal image to achieve their goals.
If you have a flair for fashion, you can start a personal shopper and stylist business out of your home to help men upgrade their look and impress others.
Male Focused Website
Following the trend of mommy bloggers and women beauty vloggers, a new trend of male-focused websites are on the rise. You could launch a site with men’s product reviews and advice, then make money by selling these products and getting paid commission. You could cover topics such as men’s health, business, relationships, travel, and fashion.
The rapid growth of the Internet has spawned a huge industry of online opportunities that you can capitalize upon. Depending on your talents and interests you can start a company to deliver copywriting, website development, graphic design or and app creation.
Your customers can span the globe, and languages are not a barrier to sales because you can use Google translate for your online correspondence.
It’s easy to begin by creating a profile on one of the large online job sites such as Upwork or 99designs and start selling your services right away.
E-commerce Online Store
Online shopping is growing dramatically every year and you can grab a share of the profits by launching your own online store. There are many types of products you can sell. Here are some of the recent trends from industry experts at Shopify based on actual search volume:
HIIT Equipment – high-intensity interval training workout gear
Beard oil and shaving accessories
Night vision cameras
Voiceover Recording Business
With online technology and basic computer equipment plus, of course, a great voice you can sell your talents for voice-over narration used for videos, films and audio presentations. Start by registering on voice talent boards such as bodalgo and voices.com
Life is messy. People need cleaners. Both commercial and residential services are in demand in every community from small towns to large cities. If you are reliable, conscientious and fairly priced you will quickly be successful in this evergreen niche.
Men can consider specializing in different types of cleanup such as fire, smoke damage, mold, crime scene, and construction cleanup.
Tutoring and education
Education for both children and adults is always in demand. If you know a subject and like to share that with others, consider a tutoring business either locally in person, or online via video chat like Skype.
School-age children need help in various subjects such as math or reading whereas high school students acquire help in studying for college entrance exams. Don’t overlook the adult market since both business people want to increase their computer and presentation skills, plus enthusiasts want to learn foreign languages.
Additionally, you could package your education training classes into course on a site such as Udemy and make money from international students.
Sadly the neighborhood tailor shop is closing down in many towns. This creates a need that you can fill for expert tailoring of men’s suits, tuxedos and other clothing on a mobile basis.
Men often feel more comfortable with another man fitting their trousers than a woman.
You could also offer alterations and fitting services for women in addition to your men’s tailoring services.
Dj Entertainment Services
Everyone knows that the life of the party is the DJ! Consider becoming a disc jockey, because if you love music and enjoy a good party, this could be of great part-time business for you.
You could also offer entertainment booking services, of which you would hire others to perform, such as clowns for children’s birthday parties, magicians for teens events, dance instructors for weddings and speakers for corporate meetings.
Drop Shipping Product
Another way to start an online business is through a drop shipping business model. This is where you sell the product in your online store and then place an order at the manufacturer who ships directly to your customer. The advantages are many such as; low start-up costs and no need to warehouse and package products for shipments.
Because you do not need to work during business hours this is a perfect part-time business opportunity for those employed full-time.
One of the best e-commerce systems to use for drop shipping, with special features designed for this type of business is Shopify
Tours and Travel Reviews
Parlay your love of sports, fishing, hunting or drag racing into a successful business by offering curated tours with special experiences for fellow enthusiasts.
If you’re into car racing, create a behind-the-scenes tour of famous race tracks such as Daytona and Indianapolis.
Home Repair Handyman
While this business idea for men may seem uninspired, it is an evergreen, continually in-demand service that is growing in popularity and profitability. As our population ages the need for help at home help by the hour, making more than at $50 per hour is in high demand.
This type of business is relatively inexpensive for a guy to start and can quickly make good money.
Get started by creating a business card, or flyer, and start knocking on doors and calling friends to get your first word-of-mouth customers which will then quickly turn into a flood of more home repair jobs than you can handle.
Create Food Product
Do you make the best beef jerky in town? Are you an at-home salsa king? Then utilize your cooking talents and prize-winning recipes to create delicious food products to sell locally and online.
The increasing number of farmers markets across America offer the opportunity to sell your homemade food products. Expand your market by selling your creation in gourmet food shops.
Woodworking and Crafts
Thanks to online marketplaces such as Etsy your creations can be sold and shipped worldwide. If you are a leatherworker, jeweler, woodworker, metal artist or painter you can sell your art online in your spare time while you’re working full-time.
Becoming a personal trainer and selling health products and supplements is a profitable venture for many men. Most Americans want to improve their health and body shape which you can help them to do and make money too!
You do not need your gym since you can meet your clients at their fitness club or home. You can even use your public facilities such as walking trails and running tracks to instruct your clients on how to get into shape. This is a great option for a side gig when you’re working full time.
Work hard, and you may soon find that you will need to quit your full-time job because you will have so many clients and be making such good money – not to mention be in great shape as an added bonus.
If you love to cook and throw parties this may be your next profitable business idea.
You can either create dishes in your kitchen and deliver them to your clients, or you can bring ingredients and cook in your client’s kitchen for weekday meals, romantic dinners or parties.
If you love food but don’t want the expense of setting up your restaurant considering launching a catering business. Caterers are in demand for weddings, parties, and corporate events.
The advantages of starting a catering business are that you can accurately estimate food production costs which reduce expenditures and risks. Know that you can rent most of the equipment that you will need, so you do not have to buy or even lease expensive restaurant grade equipment.
Mobile automotive detailing businesses become very popular quickly if they do quality work because your customer’s beautiful shiny car is your best advertisement. It’s a very low investment start-up business idea. All you need are some cleaning supplies and business cards to begin.
I use a mobile auto detailer team that is father and son. They love cars and enjoy working together.
Many men want to throw events, such as bachelor parties and business meetings, but don’t know where to begin. You, as a fellow, can assist them in planning, venue selection, menus, activities, and implementation.