Hi! I'm Dane Carlson, and welcome to the Business Opportunities Weblog. I've been publishing this website, by myself, and sometimes with the help of others for over twelve years now. You'll notice two things about this site right away:

  • We have tons of content. In fact, since November 2011, I've published more than 26,000 posts on thousands of different business ideas and opportunities.
  • We don't sell much advertising. In late 2013, I realized that by selling advertising, what I was really selling was my readers. In 2014, I've already radically cut down on the number of ads and will hopefully keep cutting.

Martha’s Entrpreneurial Help from Behind Bar

Newsweek: “As her sentencing date approaches, Martha Stewart is searching for a way to stay out of jail — or at least get out of jail early.

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You Can’t Outrun the Radio

Wizard of Ads: “Just as yesterday’s speedsters were told that we shouldn’t run because ‘you can’t outrun them radios,’ a new generation is saying to today’s advertisers, ‘A phony promise may fool one of us, but that one will tell the rest of us.


Biz Ideas

Dan Sherman’s new weblog Biz Ideas already has some great business ideas, like renting XM radios and candid videography.


Carnival of the Capitalists

This week’s Carnival of the Capitalists is up at Small Business Trends.


Lessons of a Serial Entrepreneur

Dan Brinklin: “Don’t wait to get started.


Professional Entrepreneurs

Serial Entrepreneur: “People starting on the entrepreneurial path should, I believe, make a conscious decision that they are not just starting a business, but instead, consider that they are starting a career as a professional entrepreneur.



No Training Necessary

BusinessEurope.com: “The vast majority of UK entrepreneurs have gone into business without any practical training, new research reveals.” via Angie McKaig.


Opportunities in Computer Forensics

BostonWorks: “With the increasing occurence of new viruses, worms, and Trojan horses, computer security is important not only for consumers or companies but also for the people who hunt the creators of these computer attacks.


Move The Business Anywhere

Small Business Trends: “The Dayton Business Journal has an article about a small business that is so ‘virtual’ it can just pick up and relocate the company because the owner desires to make a lifestyle change…


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