Mumbai, August 12: The entire world is reeling under the effect of coronavirus, from businesses being shut, factories non-operational, to employees being handed over pink slips. The pandemic has bludgeoned economies worldwide, and the smallest of businesses have felt the heat. In a scenario, when thousands have gone jobless, we take a look at five business ideas which you can start from the comfort of your own home amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The best part is that these business ideas will require a minimum to no investments. So if you are wondering to start a business from home, here are a few ideas which you can consider.

Sale of Masks, Gloves, PPE

The demand for masks has skyrocketed after countries across the world said that it is an important preventive measure to curb the spread of COVID-19. In India too, all the states have imposed a strict fine in order to ensure that people are abiding by the rule. From being sold as a fashion accessory to a life-saving piece of safety equipment, there is a huge demand for selling masks.

In such a scenario, there is an opportunity, if you want to start a business dealing with the sale of masks, gloves, PPE suits or hand sanitizers.

Remote Tutor

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, when schools are shut, students are facing the problem to complete their syllabus and struggling with doubts. Here lies a great opportunity for home tutors who can continue to teach their students from home via online classes. One just needs a good internet connection to start with online teaching.

Fitness Trainer

The pandemic has taken a toll on our lives, with additional workload both at the office and at home, people are being stressed. On top of it, fitness centres at several places continue to remain closed. If you are a fitness trainer, then you can start your online classes, be it yoga, power yoga or meditation from the convenience of your home.

Cooking Classes

There has been a huge demand for online cooking classes ever since the lockdown. Your friends, family members, office colleagues have all been experimenting with different dishes and have been putting it up on social media. Amid the coronavirus induced lockdown when people are still hesitating to go to restaurants, they have been making most of the dishes on their own. From experimenting with new cuisines to trying out new ingredients, there is a huge demand among the people to learn quick and healthy dishes.

If you have a knack in cooking or an expert in this area, there is a huge opportunity for you to start with your online cooking classes.

Freelance Writing and Copyrighting

You can take up freelance writing and copyrighting projects. Initially, the payment can be low, but once you build your own portfolio of work, you can start demanding a premium for your service.

So if you want to start something on your own, don't delay your plan. These are some business ideas which you can start from the comfort and the convenience of your own home today amid the coronavirus pandemic.