New Career Ideas You Can Pursue As A Sole Trader

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Have you always wanted to be a sole trader? There are plenty of new career ideas to consider in the area of services and online businesses. The range in the type of profits you can potentially make and levels of skill required to even get started.

To begin with, if you want to complete career change then you will need a certain amount of training or education for going into specific roles. As an example, you could switch to working as a driving instructor, childcare assistant, personal trainer or a pilates teacher if you have the inclination to do the right amount of training. Creative individuals often prefer to pursue roles such as interior design, the spoke catering or party planning.

There are still a great many career ideas for the unskilled too. Why not try your hand at being a taxi driver, doing leaflet distribution, gardener, DIY/repair work, dog walker, house minder, window cleaning, etc. Most of these types of roles do not require any specific skills and can easily be started quite rapidly.


The Internet however is an area of greater interest to most people. Some of the most profitable business ventures can be started quite simply. If you have the technical ability, web coding skills and salesmanship then it makes sense to start creating your own websites or blogs and start promoting and selling products. You don’t even have to sell or create your own products since you can act as an affiliate marketer selling other people’s software/e-books/etc.

Even if you don’t have coding/programming abilities then there are still new career ideas available online. For example, anybody with a variety of language skills can easily get started as a translator. Likewise, proofreading and editing of books, web-pages or magazines is something which through is always demand for online. Finally, market research companies are always looking for freelance researchers to help with the volume of work they need to complete.

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