New Year, new trends, and new business ideas! Here are some great online store ideas to consider this new year!


Have any business plans for this new year? Start a new business maybe? Whatever you do, you need to make sure you do it right from the start because that is the only way to run a successful business in the future.

In this article, we will share a list of online store ideas that are currently trending. Each of these ideas is customizable and can be modified according to your needs and interests. So, rather than focusing on a single product, all of these online store ideas will help you fill a much broader niche and build a business that can continue to develop throughout the year.

Let’s start:

  1. Sell candles, lotions, and balms – The upside and the popularity of selling these products is because of the different ingredients they have in common. There are simply so many things you could do, for instance, you can buy herbs such as sage and lavender in larger quantities and then create unique flavors and scents across your new product line.
  2. Sell digital downloads – Selling digital downloads is a great way to make some money on the side without spending too much time or money. One of the greatest benefits of selling digital products online is the upfront expenses. Once you decide the type of products you want to sell, you don’t have to worry about shipping and delivery. All you have to do is focus on marketing your new store and getting people to purchase your products.
  3. Sell cosmetics online – Selling cosmetics online is really popular and you should definitely take advantage of it. Whether you will work with an outside brand such as Avon or you will build your own brand line, the most challenging part is to stand out from the crowd. Make sure to use social media platforms such as Instagram and Pinterest and attract attention.
  4. Get weird – In order to be successful in today’s competitive business time, you must find a way to step aside from the crowd. So, what can you do? According to experts, you should get weird. Yes, show something different, something unique and don’t be afraid to have fun with your new online business. You need to take things seriously but in the meantime allow your creativity to conquer you. We promise you that you will come up with some great business ideas. Have fun.
  5. Sell workout plans online – This year will be all about fitness, sport, and a healthy lifestyle. If you want to build a successful business, selling workout plans is really a great idea. Virtual training is a pretty popular industry and you could definitely achieve success. You can create online workout plans and later sell them as digital downloads, offer one-on-one coaching or individualized plans, sell your workouts, and etc.
  6. Sell posters or wall decorations – It doesn’t matter if you are a designer, photographer or painter who is interested in creating visuals, as long as you have the passion, you can sell posters or wall decorations. Consider offering frames, tacks, wall hangers or something else that will make your store unique and exciting.
  7. Teach an online course – You think you have certain skills or knowledge you want to share with others. If yes, you can teach an online course and make some great money out of it. Whether it is teaching French as a foreign language, making video cooking lessons, giving music classes or something else, there are a ton of ways to put your skills to use.

Are you ready to start a new online store in the new year? Go on and take an action!