What are the most stable business ventures in Australia

It’s a dream to be able to earn a living without having to report to work on a daily basis. Passive income is an amazing thing and it should be everyone’s eventual goal. There has always been the problem of having to choose between having time and money; owning a business allows you to enjoy both.

However, it’s not that simple. As you may already have noticed from the news, most markets in the modern era are already oversaturated as it is. As such, competition is fierce and it’s very difficult to make it big with such market conditions. Gone are the days of hoping for a big break with that get-rich-quick scheme.

If you’re only starting out on a business venture, you’re going to want to stick with the classics before you even think about trying to set a new trend in the market. The purpose of this is so that you have a fallback plan just in case your trend-setting attempt is unsuccessful.

So, what exactly are these “classic business ventures” that I speak of?

Online retail

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With the introduction of the internet, the world has suddenly become a much smaller place. The ability to nullify the limits set upon us by distance and time is one that has allowed many business to reach audiences far and wide. In fact, because of this, entire businesses have even been built on information alone, Google being a prime example.

Online retail makes effective use of this unprecedented reach. The trick is to find a niche market. The best advice here is to let your passions guide you in your business venture. If you’re passionate about sneakers, then you’re going to want to sell sneakers, and so on.

Real estate

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Whether it comes in the form of property sales or property rentals, setting up a real estate business is one of the most stable businesses that you could ever have.

There are even multiple ways to earn, the most unorthodox of which is the sale of negatively geared properties. The beauty of dabbling in real estate is that properties can only increase in value. The only con of attempting to start a real estate business is the high amount of capital required to get started.

Travel planning

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Given that Australia is a top tourist destination, setting up a travel planning business is going to not only help the local economy while you’re filling your pockets, you’re also going to be able to help tourists make the most of their visit.

There is a flourishing market for travel planning, especially when you consider the volume of tourists that visit Australia every year. You’re not going to run out of clients any time soon.

Health and fitness

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Many of Hollywood’s hunkiest hunks hail from Australia. With names such as Hugh Jackman and Chris Hemsworth, it’s easy to see why people are apt to think that if there’s one place to get fit, it’s right here. The demand for gyms and fitness trainers is high.

Factor in the fact that social media, too, has been driving an emphasis on fitness quite effectively, and you’ve got yourself a modern gold mine.

Mike Smith
Mike Smith
Executive Editor at Best in Australia. Mike has spent over a decade covering news related to business leaders and entrepreneurs around Australia and across the world. You can contact Mike here.
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