There is a great discussion on the SideHustleNation podcast about the benefits and drawbacks of solo freelancing versus a larger agency model managing a large team.
Chris Schwab from ThinkMaids.com built his cleaning business to $60k a month and now works less than 10 minutes a day. Ken Carfango from SoloCleaningSchool.com is a solo entrepreneur, but only works 2 or 3 days a week.
Sometimes bigger is not always better. Running a larger company may seem more glamourous but it also entails more risk and smaller profit margins.
Business Opportunity: There are big opportunities in local businesses. With an online business, you are competing against the world. It can be much easier to stand out with local services in a smaller geographic area. Cleaning companies are particularly good because of repeat business.