Find the right project:
In the first place, a person must find a suitable idea to start a small project , then balance this idea and study the possibility of achieving it in reality and the possibility of its success, so that this project must be based on meeting a need of people, or working in helping to solve a problem in a particular sector From consumers, this information can be accessed by doing some exploration of the market or focus groups, with the aim of knowing the extent of the need for the services or products that the project will provide, what other products may compete with it, and other important evaluation questions for the project to examine its success expectations.  Sorry, the video player failed to load.
Prepare the project plan
In order to achieve a successful project, a person must prepare a simple action plan to define the important matters in it as follows:
- Defining the vision : what is the desired end result of the project.
- Defining the mission : by explaining the reason for the existence of this project.
- Setting goals : where you must set goals that will lead to achieving the mission and reaching the expected vision.
- Laying out the outlines of the strategy : by setting tasks through which goals can be achieved.
- Writing a simple business plan : This aims to clarify the procedures and small tasks that achieve the main objectives in the plan.
Steps to start a small project
There are some steps that must be taken to start a small business after completing the study of the market’s need for it and developing the appropriate plan, and among these steps are the following:
- Searching for financing for the project, after knowing the amount of money that can be needed after preparing the plan, and when the whole amount is not available, it is possible to borrow enough to start the project.
- Choosing a business location. The location of the business may affect revenue or taxes.
- Choosing a business name that reflects its type, and it must be private and unique as well.
- Registering the work with the legal authorities in order to preserve the rights related to it.
- Get information about the value of various business-related taxes.
- Apply for legal licenses to obtain the required commercial activity permit.
- Opening an account in the bank for the project to facilitate financial operations and to deal with tax and legal problems.
- Choosing the business structure, i.e. the status of the company, is it a sole proprietorship, partnership, or other existing commercial entity as this affects the percentage of taxes that must be paid, as well as determines the responsibilities required.
- Choosing the company’s accounting system to manage its budget and set appropriate prices.
- Preparing the work team, where work can be outsourced and some employees can be appointed as well.
- Writing a marketing plan that includes a set of ideas aimed at promoting products and services to make the work more effective.
Proposals for profitable small projects
There are some proposals for some profitable small projects that a person can think of to start, and among these projects:
- Arts and crafts work.
- Pet care.
- Take care of children.
- Care of the elderly.
- Preparing gift baskets.
- Accessories and jewelry work.
- Cleaning services.