Dreaming of starting a business and wondering what kind it should be? We can’t answer that, but we can tell you the types of businesses other entrepreneurs are most interested in starting.
Every month, more than a million people visit Bplans and search among sample business plans for more than 500 types of businesses. And every year, Palo Alto Software, which owns the site, tracks which searches are most popular and publishes the top 10. It’s a fascinating look into the types of businesses most of us dream of starting, and how those dreams have changed over time.
Top 10 business-plan searches for 2014:
- Restaurant, CafÃ©, and Bakery
- Retail and Online Store
- Medical and Health Care
- Bar and Nightclub
- Farm and Food Production
- Wholesale and Distributor
- Construction and Engineering
It’s a no-brainer that Services tops the list, says Sabrina Parsons, Palo Alto Software CEO. “It’s always the