Carnival of the Capitalists

This week’s Carnival of the Capitalists is up at Ashish’s Niti.


So You Want To Be A Computer Consultant

Slashdot: “Stephen Friedl writes ‘I’ve been a self-employed consultant for almost 20 years – I still have my first customer!


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“Real Estate Investment Course” Scam

REO News: “Inman News reports that the Federal Trade Commission filed charges against marketers of a course that claimed to teach students how to buy and sell mortgage notes.


Starbucks Creates Opportunities For Others With Their Costly WiFi

Starbucks charges a pretty penny for wireless access and they are doing the competition an enormous favor.


Entrepreneurs Reinvent The Family Farm

Call it the lure of the land.


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Defining an Exceptional Business

NFIB: “Every large, Fortune 500 company once was a small business.


A Revival For Door-to-door Marketing

MSN: “Now that the national do-not-call list makes it impossible to reach millions of potential customers, some marketing companies are returning to an old-fashioned alternative: door-to-door salespeople.” via Linda Riley.


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The Venture Capital Cycle, Second Edition

Paul Kedrosky: “Some of you may have an appetite for deeper analysis of the venture capital industry.


Neatness Pays

I have known a couple of folks who started businesses offering their services as professional organizers.


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The Entrepreneurial Blog

Glenn Fleishman: “It took a little doing, but you can watch my presentation on The Entrepreneurial Blog from the recent Blog Business Summit.