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5 Hot Industries for Small Businesses in 2015

December 09, 2014 by @guidant

If you’re getting a jump start on your New Year’s resolution, and have decided to launch a new business or franchise in 2015, we’ve researched some industries you may want to consider. Some may seem obvious given the current socio-economic climate; others may surprise you. Whatever category strikes your fancy, just know there are wonderful programs and people in place to help you reach your goal.

  • Health and Wellness

The vast policy changes in U.S. healthcare, plus the trend in putting wellness first have made the demand for healthcare related businesses soar. From nutritious convenience food brands like Human Healthy Vending to traditional gyms like Anytime Fitness, which provide round-the-clock opportunities for self-improvement, Americans want to feel better and are willing to put their money toward making that happen.

  • Business Services

Per a report conducted by Sageworks, business services such as payroll, bookkeeping and tax preparation top the list for profit gain after a 12-month study. Franchises like Liberty Tax and BookKeeping Express are examples of companies thriving as more and more companies need support. As the economy bounces back, so do businesses, and that creates more jobs in related areas.

  •  Education

Because the U.S. drop-out rates are still unfortunately high, and teachers and parents are desperate to keep kids in school through to graduation, tutoring services like Mathnasium are excelling. There’s also a need for enhanced education technology in the classroom to keep the kids engaged — and prepared for the tech-heavy work world they’ll eventually enter.

  • Green Construction

With the housing market rebounding, there’s a huge trend in sustainable building that’s taking flight. According to INC, whether it’s maximizing the efficiency of energy or using materials that are safe for the environment, there are benefits both for our natural world and for buyers’ long-term finances. Additions like solar panels can save families and businesses thousands of dollars over time, not to mention tax incentives that make the practice attractive. Franchises like SuperGreen Solutions are leading the way in implementation.

  • Party Services

There will always be a need for celebrations in our world, and Small Business Opportunities cites party service companies as one of the Top 20 Businesses for 2015. Everything from children’s party destinations like Pump it Up to party-time extras geared toward adults like Tap Snap photo booths have potential for amazing growth in the coming year.

As always, use your own financial advisers when making these decisions. Whatever type of business you decide upon, there are several financing options that exist to help you meet your goals. Take five minutes and get pre-qualified now to see which funding methods you could be eligible for.

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  • 12 thoughts on “5 Hot Industries for Small Businesses in 2015”

    1. Stacey Kyles says:

      Want to open a anytime fitness in Kalamazoo Michigan

      1. Guidant Financial says:

        Hi Stacy. We’d love to help you if you need help financing your franchise. We’re partners with Anytime Fitness, so we can set you up for success! Give us a call this week: 888.472.4455.

    2. Frank Christopher says:

      Thanks for the info !

      1. Guidant Financial says:

        Glad you enjoyed this. Keep checking back for new information!

    3. Frank Taylor says:

      Sounds very promising but how do I find opportunities here. What can I do.

      1. Guidant Financial says:

        Hi Frank. We’d love to hear more about your future plans for business ownership. Give us a call at 888.472.4455, and we’ll do our best to help you find the opportunity you’re looking for.

    4. casey says:

      Looking for finance options for my franchise startup.

      1. Guidant Financial says:

        Casey, you’ve come to the right spot! Feel free to poke around our website to see what options exist, or call us at 888.472.4455 to see which method(s) might work for you. We’d love to talk to you.

    5. David Gomez says:

      Hi , I’M a US Veteran and looking to open my own business in Dallas/Fort Worth area. Don’t know were to star looking for funding .

      1. Guidant Financial says:

        Hi David. Thanks for your comment. If you’d like, you can get pre-qualified for funding online at http://www.guidantfinancial.com/pre-qual/quote/. Take a couple minutes to fill out the form, and you can instantly see which financing programs may work for you, as well as your estimated total funding amount. If you’d rather talk to someone, our expert funding consultants can also help. Give us a call at 888.472.4455.
        Thank you for your service!

    6. Izzy says:

      Hi there i would like to know if you finance regular Joe,or you have to be reall money maker in order to qualify for loan.I have real good idea for business but no funds .

      1. Guidant Financial says:

        Hi Izzy. We absolutely offer financing to ‘regular Joes.’ If you have a couple minutes, you can pre-qualify for financing online to instantly see which of our financing options you would qualify for: https://www.guidantfinancial.com/pre-qual/business-funding. Let us know if you have any questions!

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