Shoestring Startups

Personal Massage

Massage used to be restricted to professional athletes, but today health magazines are touting the lifelong benefits of massage for just about everyone. To give body massages in homes or offices, you'll need to take some training courses, buy a portable massage table and obtain a license, in some states. One profitable niche: Target corporate clients by offering to give their employees 10-minute massages for, say, $10.

Start-Up Cost: $2,600

Like this article? Get this issue right now on iPad, Nook or Kindle Fire.

This article was originally published in the April 1998 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: Shoestring Startups.

Loading the player ...

The Good & Bad Habits of Smart People

Ads by Google

Share Your Thoughts

Most Shared Stories

The Habits of the World's Smartest People (Infographic)
5 Social-Media Tips to Enhance Your Marketing
Richard Branson's 5 Steps for Startup Success
9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day
10 Movies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch