The 12 Most Profitable Small Businesses

Most profitable small businesses: When you say small business, you might think of a venture with a limited target audience and an equally limited profit. But you might be mistaken, as there are numerous small businesses out there that are actually immensely profitable. Some small businesses have a loyal clientele because they’re able to cater to the personal shopping experience. Some grow, some get acquired, some stay the same but profitable enough for a consistent and dependable paycheck. Small businesses built this country; it’s a part of the American psyche. Yes, there might be a billionaire who invents an app for making a peanut butter and jelly sandwhich make a coctail do the hustle, but who needs that guy.

These businesses were ranked using the statistics issued by Sageworks, a financial information corporation.

If you get to the end and think you could handle a bigger bet, check out our piece on the best large businesses.