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4 Creative Business Ideas for Women in 2018

Do you consider yourself to be creative?  If so, you’ve already got one of the most important traits of a successful entrepreneur.  Creative people tend to be able to think outside the box and find unique solutions to problems with ease.  If you’ve been thinking about starting your own business, why not make 2018 the year you take the plunge.  Below are four creative business industries that you could consider.


If you’re skilled in sewing and measuring, fashion can be a great industry to enter.  You have tons of options here from making your own clothes and selling your collections online, to altering other people’s garments or altering accessories.  Many people nowadays are searching for custom embroiderers, for example, as they look for ways to make their current clothes more unique.  Others will pay a lot of money for a high-quality tailoring service.  While others yet are happy to pay money for homemade knitted goods like hats and scarves.

Cinema and Film

Okay, so we’re not suggesting that you start your own film production company, although you could if you have the skills and money.  Instead, why not consider investing in a cinema.  Although there is lots of competition out there from the brand names like Odeon and Vue, lots of people actually prefer visiting the smaller, independent cinemas.  To do this, you’ll need to find a venue, buy equipment including fixed seating from, organize your film licenses, and get involved in marketing.  However, if you’re creative and fancy getting involved in a big project, this could be ideal.


If you have a skill for writing, there are plenty of job opportunities available to you.  You could create your own blog, monetize it, and make money that way, or you could become a freelance writer and write for other people.  You can find writing jobs for everything from web content and press releases to writing children’s books and erotica.  The sky really is the limit when it comes to writing, and as long as you have a good standard of English, this can be a really great industry to enter into in 2018.

Creative Retail

If you are creative, but also have a practical and ambitious side to your personality, why not start up a creative retail store.  Again, you are only hampered by your imagination here, as you could sell art supplies, comics, rare books, clothing, music, or even handmade soaps and candles.  You can take creative retail one step further by creating an e-commerce store to accompany your brick and mortar store.  This will provide you with an opportunity to sell to people all over the country, as well as in your local area.

There are so many creative business ideas that you could start in 2018 that you just need to consider what your passions are and choose something in that industry.  Make 2018 be the year that you break free from corporate work and start out on your own!

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