300+ List of Small and Medium Scale Business You Can Start With and Make Money

A business is simply an organization or economic system where goods and services are exchanged for one another or for money.
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Virtually, all business requires investment and sufficient customers/clients to whom its output/products can be  continually sold in order to maximize profit. However, lots of small and medium scale businesses abound. Rather than looking at big businesses with huge profits, start with this small business and build it up.With consistency and basic skills required, it will grow to become what you never expected.
300+ Exhaustive List of Small and Medium Scale Business You Can Start With and Make Money
Below is an exhaustive list of 300+ small and medium scale business which you can start now and make money. Scan through and chose the one that suits your passion and desire.

1. Fruit juice

2. Soya milk

3. Ice cream

4. Yogurt

5. Tea shop

6. Chocolate drink

7. Custard powder

8. Wine making

9. Zobo drink

10. Ginger drink

11. Purified water

12. Brewery malt from sorghum

13. Fruit jam


14. Powered soap (Detergents)

15. Laundry/Bar soap

16. Shaving powder

17. Toothpaste

18. Body cream/lotion

19. Catfish hatching and fry production

20. Sheep farming and management

21. Beekeeping

22. Edible mushroom cultivation

23. Piggery farming and management

24. Snail farming

25. Livestock production and packaging\

26. Goat farming

27. Grass-cutter farming

28. Bone crushing, Bone Meal

29. Cotton seed oil

30. Glue from tannery waste

31. Leather tanning

32. Hand bags

33. Leather footwear

34. Cybercafe

35. Business center with telephone service

36. Daycare Center

37. Beauty salon

38. Laundry services

39. Tutorial/coaching classes

40. Health/fitness center

41. Used/consigned clothes boutique

42. Shoe shining stall

43. Events management (parties/promotions, etc.)

44. Travel agencies and tour services

45. Courier service

46. Recruitment agency

47. Professional consultancy services

48. Cab services

49. Party rentals

50. Sports shop

51. Screen printing on T-shirts, mugs, etc.

52. Bridal shop

53. Software development and sales

54. Vehicle service center

55. Water supply service

56. Language translation

57. Video production service

58. Block molding industry

59. Upholstery cleaning

60. Cloth weaving/design

61. Sandwich delivery service

62. Radio cab agency

63. Contract resource person

64. Hotel/lodging bureau

65. Cartoonist

66. Childbirth instructor

67. Overseas study consultant

68. Comedy writer

69. Make-up artist

70. Mobile books/magazines distributor

71. Fitness trainer

72. Story teller

73. Real estate agent

74. Motor vehicle transportation

75. Air bush artist

76. Actor/actress

77. Advertising sales representative

78. Auto maintenance

79. Book collating/binding/sewing

80. Carpet, rug/upholstery cleaning

81. Cooking class instructor

82. Old people’s home

83. Desktop publisher

84. Direct marketing/sales

85. Mobile hair salon

86. Motivational speaker

87. Political campaign manager

88. Recreational activities consultant

89. Fruits/vegetables farmer

90. Freelance writer/editor/illustrator

91. Herb/flower farming

92. Interior designer

93. Standardized test preparation

94. Video rental service

95. Travel agent

96. Window washing service

97. Employment Agency

98. Clearing/forwarding agency

99. Driving instructor

100.Business plan writer/packager

101.Computer consultant

102.Web designer

103.Orphanage management

104.Executive search firm

105.Mobile disc jockeying service

106.Pet breeding

107.Photocopying service

108.Public pay phone service

109.Digital color separation

110.Photo Lab

111.Art Gallery

112.Security Agency

113.House painting

114.Banquet facilities


116.Fashion designing

117.Floral shop

118.Landscape designing

119.Music recording studio

120.Stock brokering

121.Non-governmental organization (NGO)

122.Sign writer

123.Lithographic printing service

124.Landscape designing

125.Musician (session man)


127.Sport consultant

128.Stand up comedian


130.Shoe maker

131.General contractor

132.Environmental cleaning service

133.Auditing specialist

134.Insurance brokers

135.Art gallery

136.Automotive parts shop


137.Beef filled sausages

138.Scotch egg/fish sausages

139.Doughnut/egg ball

140.Cake making and dressing

141.Margarine production

142.Honey jam production

143.Restaurant business

144.Food preservation

145.Bread production

146.Biscuit/chin-chin production

147.Condiments and spices

148.Roasted cashew nuts

149.Food delivery services

150.Frozen food shop

151.Indoor and outdoor catering services

152.Body lotion

153.Body jelly

154.Medicated soap


156.Hair cream

157.Aloe vera gel

158.Hair setting lotion


159.Processed plantain

160.Herbs farming and exporatation

161.Snail exportation

162.Ornamental fish exportation

163.Palm kernel oil exporation

164.Dehydrated and powered vegetable exportation

165.Production and export of gum Arabic

166.Cashew processing

167.Herbal tea production for hypertension

168.Herbal farming

169.Vegetable growing

170.Fruit shop

=>Other products
171.Nylon/Plastic Making

172.Waste recycling

173.Polythene shopping bags production

174.Chalk making

175.Batik tie and dye

176.Lithographic printing

177.Making lacquer, wood polish and wood glue

178.Production of rubber spare parts

179.Flexible foam production

180.Specialized computer training service

181.Millinery (ladies’ hats production)

182.Book publishing/Binding

183.Balloon decoration

184.Shoe factory

185.Disinfectant production

186.Dealing in ready-made clothing

187.Safety matches production

188.Dressing mirror and glassware production

189.Air freshener production

190.Sale of plumbing materials

191.Electrical contractor/electrician

192.Saw milling

193.Photo frame production

194.Raffia/cane furniture making

195.Gift basket making

196.Briquette of saw dust for fuel

197.Wooden blackboard

198.Mechanized fishing boats

199.Metal working

200.Ball pens production

201.Water packaging

202.Running of schools

203.Hostel accommodation service

204.Mattresses/beddings business

205.Plumbing service

206.Furniture making

207.Baby clothing/baby things production

208.Sewage disposal service

209.Decoration business

210.Restaurants/catering service

211.Toilet roll/serviette production

212.Photography (studio/outdoor)

213.Imparting specialized skills

214.Barbing salon

215.Vegetable farming

216.Liquid air freshener production

217.Vegetable oil production

218.Bureau de change

219.Hotel/lodging bureau

220.Sandwich delivery service

221.Radio cab agency

222.Contract resource person


223.Marshal art instructor

224.Video games center

225.Sale of telecommunication equipment

226.Online money making business

227.Organizing seminars

228.Architectural services

229. GSM Business (sale/accessories)


231.Website designing

232.Mobile phone repair

233.Software developer

234.Waste-paper export

235. Jewelry & Beads making

236.Show promoter

237.Starch production

238.Groundnuts production

239.Activated carbon production

240.Wood charcoal production

241.Seas food processing

242.Modern cattle breeding

243.Pest control service

244.Processing cocoa for export

245.Cassava processing

246.Rabbit farming and management

247.Poultry farming

248.Cassava chips production

249.Candle production

250.Business support services

251.Stock market investment management

252.Agriculture researcher

253.Herb growing

254.Flower growing

255.Flower arranging

256.Gardening consultant

257.Grass-cutter breeding

258.Poultry feeds production

259.Antiques dealing

260.Cake baking

261.Typesetting service

262.Children’s outing organizer

263.Wrought iron works

264.Car washing service

265.Carpet shampooing

266.Home catering

267.Clothing repair services

268.Doll making

269.Mailing services

270.Business Registration Agent

271.Credit control management

272.Driving instructor

273.Duplicating service

274.Equipment hire service

275.Interior decoration

276.Greeting cards production

277.Search service

278.Legal services

279.Computer repairs

280.Parking space rentals

281.Sale of used electronic appliances

282.Phone call center

283.Food packaging

284.Network marketing

285.Refuse disposal service

286.Foreign language instructor

287.Telecommunication consultant

288.Rice milling

289.Bar/tavern running

290.Craft bags production

291.Promotional sales/fair organizing

292.Graphic designer

293.Work clothes production/sale

294.Palm oil milling

295.Coconut processing

296.Barbeque shop

297.Thrift collector

298.Medical/surgical equipment retailing

299.Translation service

300.Honey/wax production

301.Music lessons

302.Farm implements

303.Cotton towel

304.Venture capitalist

305.Sale of phone recharge cards

306.Advert canvasser

307.On-line job placement


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