20 Most Profitable Small Businesses in USA

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  1. NotTheDude

    NotTheDude Regular Member

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    I found this article that lists the 20 Most Profitable Small Businesses in USA.

    I thought it would be a good share for the "other online/offline hybrid" players here on BHW.

    Obviously you want to target high dollar businesses because they have more money to spend on marketing.

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    http://savvysavingbytes.com/2011/03/20-most-profitable-small-businesses-in-usa/
    Here is the list from the article:

     
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  2. Tamra

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    Thanks for this list. Some surprises on and off the list. I surprised to see sales financing, portfolio management and investment advice. These are definitely "off-the-beaten-path" type niches. I'm surprised that cosmetic surgeons aren't on the list, but they are probably lumped in with physicians.
     
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    Only surprise there for me is 'investment advice'!
     
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    grafxextreme Regular Member

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    They completely missed Dry Cleaners. They have an astounding net profit margins. And, they completely missed consultants who can average 30% net profit margins.
     
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  5. im_a_lawyer

    im_a_lawyer Newbie

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    uhm I don't see anything related to technology?
    Computers must be the most profitable business ever. think about it - you create some piece of software once and then you can sell as many copies of it as you want at the cost of a blank cd (~30 cents, actual software $40+)...
     
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    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    All I can say is I'm glad you're not my lawyer!
     
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    im_a_lawyer Newbie

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    huh? I don't get what you mean by that :confused:
     
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    Perhaps....because your post doesn't seem very lawyer-like? Certainly not an intellectual property lawyer because your comment on software doesn't track.
    Also, the profit margin for computers are razor thin!
     
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    I'm suprized at the warehouse/storage unit being so high but after thinking about it a bit it makes sense. Once the building/property is paid for it wouldn't have alot of overhead. Something to add to my list of businesses to look harder at in the future.
     
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    Where are black hat internet marketers :)
     
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    Subscribe to any magazine for $1/magazine (24 per year for $24) and you will get these every 2 weeks.
     
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    LOL shows what everyone really knows about business. Net profit and gross profit are two completely different things.
     
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    What about drug dealers? Are you telling me I can't live the Scarface Dream?
     
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