9 Offbeat Business Ideas For Women Entrepreneurs

Who says women cannot be good at business? There are a number of Indian women who have not just established their businesses successfully but have also brought in new innovations in the way business is done. If you too are a passionate woman aspiring to do something grand and establish your business, then we will help you with some key ideas to begin with.

Go through these nine offbeat business ideas for women which will help you in kickstarting your own venture!


1. Making Handmade Bags, Purses Or Wallets

If you have a keen eye towards trends, and the skill to tailor those amazing ideas, then this is the right business idea for you. Bags, wallets, and purses are things we all need in our routine lives. So if you provide wonderful, vibrant and multipurpose bags, then your business will surely get an impetus. You can also add an option of customisation according to the client’s needs to stand yourself out.


2. Producing Herbal Products

Many people believe in using herbal products like face packs, soap, oils and so on. So if you have the knowledge of herbal formulas and products, then this is a good business idea for you. Along with a growing number of people opting for home remedies and herbal treatments, there is significant upward potential to such a business.


3. Providing Mobile Phone Repairs

Nowadays everyone uses mobile phones. This means that you have a big potential market around you. If you wish to work on this business idea, then you can attend a course teaching mobile phone repairs. Once your business gets known, the demand for your services can be very high. So you must also acquire proficient multi-tasking and time management skills as well.

Also, as there are a number of mobile repair service providers; you need to advertise your business efficiently!


4. Being a Spiritual Counsellor or Trainer

Amidst their hectic schedules and material problems, many people are unable to cope with the daily stress and strains of life. This is a reason why an increasing number of people are turning towards religion and spirituality. They are trying to seek answers to their everyday questions in order to achieve peace.

So if you are a religiously inclined woman who also has a knowledge of Yoga or other healing methods, then spiritual counselling can be a good idea for you.


5. Being a Spices Maker

For women with nominal education, making and selling spices can be an apt vocation. You can also employ other women with you and help them to find a vocation as well.   


6. Weaving Wicker Baskets

This is an easy thing for women. All you need is a sufficient supply of  wicker and a skill of weaving them according to the standard pattern. Good wicker baskets fetch a good price for their handicraft value. You can pour in some creativity and weave wicker baskets of different shapes and sizes and colours as well.


7. Jewelry Making

Women usually have a flair of style and a good understanding of jewellery designs. If you are one of them, then you can take a short course on jewellery making and kickstart your own venture in this field. But in order to make it a success, you need to be creative, skilled  and consistent in your work!


8. Being an Antiques Dealer

This one is for the women who love antiques and have a sophisticated sense of style and décor. You can collect antiques from different places to bring in a variety. Adding some handicrafts along with your antiques will be a great idea too.


9. Being a Freelance Writer or Translator

This may seem a bit difficult at first, but if you have a flair of writing, and command on languages, then this business idea will work great for you. You may face a bit difficulty in establishing yourself at first, but by using social media marketing and digital marketing, you can excel in this field.


Ad Deshpee, we are proud of our women entrepreneurs in India and want to encourage women entrepreneurship with what we can. Join us in this quest! 

If you are a woman entrepreneur yourself, you can guide others with your comments/suggestions. And if you are an aspiring woman entrepreneur, then please don't hesitate to contact us for any kind of help.