202 Things You Can Buy and Sell For Big Profits!

Amazon: “This book is packed with great ideas and an incredible amount of information.

Don’t Get Too Hung Up On Protecting Your Idea

Whether your attorney will steal your idea should rank pretty low among the worries and challenges you’d face if you pursue this.


The Girl’s Guide to Starting Your Own Business : Candid Advice, Frank Talk, and True Stories for the Successful Entrepreneur

PR pundits and business owners Friedman and Yorio tackle the fear factor of women who want to quit their day job and build a business.

Cart and Kisosk Businesses

Entrepreneur: “You’ve seen all those nifty kiosks in your local malls–they sell everything from hair products to cooking utensils to candy and cookies.

Ken Jennings Becomes Microsoft Encarta Spokesperson

BetaNews: “Microsoft has tapped Jeopardy!

The Most Hated Advertising Techniques

According to Jakob Nielsen, when users were asked how various aspects of online ads affected their Web experience, they rated the following attributes most negatively: Design Element Users Answering”Very Negatively”or “Negatively” Pops-up in front of your window 95% Loads slowly 94% Tries to trick you into clicking on it 94% Does not have a “Close” button 93% Covers what you are trying to see 93% Doesn’t say what it is for 92% Moves content around 92% Occupies most of the page 90% Blinks on and off 87% Floats across the screen 79% Automatically plays sound 79%

A Room of One’s Own

Chris Yeh: “In her 1928 essay [A Room of One's Own], Virginia Woolf argued that, ‘A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.’ To the same extent, I think the same thing applies to entrepreneurship.


Pennsylvania To Raise Small Businesses’ Taxes To Lure Big Businesss

Pennsylvania is looking for ways to reduce state corporate net income taxes by 30%.

Introduction to Trademarks

Names for new companies and products need to be named carefully.


Personal Business Card Cutter

Popgadget: “Anyone who’s run to Kinko’s at 3 am for business cards to hand out at a 9 am meeting, only to find out that it takes them a week to ship, will appreciate the business card cutter.