There was a time when Bill Gates and Steve Jobs were called the youngest entrepreneur, then came Mark Zuckerberg who at the age of 19 came with Facebook.
But today’s generation is completely setting another level of benchmark, At the age of 10 to 15 they are turning into successful entrepreneurs ,something people could not think about 20 years back . These are some name of these young geniuses:
- Nick D Alosisio
- Brooke Martin
- Shubham Banerjee
- Jorden Casey
- Soroush Ghodsi
- Rohan Agerwal
- Ben Pasternak
- Erik Finman
- Matueusz Mach
- Shreya Shankar
- Ming Horn
In all these name there is two things common,
1) All of them are TEENAGERS
2) All of them are already very SUCCESSFUL.
SO WHAT’S CHANGED?
The biggest change is the mindset that there is no age bar. Recently an 8 year old genius from Mumbai stuns Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.
8 year old Medansh, who is master in coding process, has created his own gaming app called ‘LET THERE BE LIGHT’.
Teenagers no longer need to turn 18 to start earning money. Nor do they have to seek jobs. There are innumerable ways to earn money online and have a good savings for future. One can turn into a successful entrepreneur at a very young age.
Following are some ways which can turn you into a successful businessman/woman:
- WEB DESIGNING SERVICES
Many teens know web designing and take acute interest in it. They can offer their services to small businesses and develop their websites for a considerable good price. This can be generated into a business and with growing expertise the business will grow too. It requires a computer and an internet connection only, which most teenagers have access to.
- SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
Many small enterprises need to handle social media and they look to hire persons for it. Teens who spend a considerable time on internet know how the internet works. This basic knowledge can be turned into a business to handle social media of various enterprises. It is a lucrative business as social media plays a great role in digital marketing. It also needs only a computer and internet to work on.
- FREELANCE WRITING
Most teen have a flair for writing. If one is good at creative and skilled writing this business can yield success. Freelancer.com, upwork.com are some sites where one can start applying to offer their services. And slowly turn it into a successful business.
- OFFER PHOTOGRAPHS FOR SALE
Photography sites such as shuttershock, buy images online from freelance photographers. It requires only a camera and imagination. The better the picture, the better is the money. A good camera which takes clear and good images is very necessary; a laptop to make good editing and a internet connection to contact is all it requires.
- ANIMAL BREEDING BUSINESS
With a little care and money this business can flourish. Dogs can be breed and sold online for a good sum. It requires looking after the animal and taking care of vaccinations and medications from time to time.
- BECOME A BLOGGER
A good informative and educative blog is read by many. One must have proper knowledge about the topic before writing a blog. Blogs having entertainment value also generate interest amongst readers. A creative sense of writing and use of proper vocabulary is essential for a good blog. A proper understanding of the target reader’s mind is also essential and acts as a benefit for the blogger to generate popularity and become a good source of income.
- INDEPENDENT FILM MAKER ON YOUTUBE
YouTube offers a platform to show off talents of young film makers. People like Varun Agerwal have already shown the way, Teenagers can record movies, edit them and upload on YouTube. Not only does it helps one earn money, but also showcases the talented teenagers to the world.
- APP DEVELOPER
Good programmers can develop applications for android and ios platforms and sell it to the companies. It required good knowledge of programming and can make one a successful entrepreneur. It demands hard work and proper understanding of programs.
- FREELANCE ARTIST
Teenagers are powerhouses of talents. One needs to nurture their talent and showcase it by offering on the internet. Animation designer, painter, various food makers, bakers, makers of soft toys and other goodies can sell through internet. They can offer products for sale or their services.
The list might go on and on. These are just few of field that we discussed out of ocean.
The important thing is to be aware and take your first step.