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:
Sometimes, as home-based entrepreneurs, we like to store things in our heads.
Quixtar and its predecessor Amway have been controversial for years because of allegations that these companies are pyramid schemes.
My personal advice for anyone who is even thinking of getting involved with a network marketing company is to not go into it emotionally or with money as the prime factor in signing up.
United Airlines defaulting on its pension plan for employees?
We are Adults now!!
Franchising a business used to be viewed with disdain.
A funny thing happened to Marlboro cigarettes when the government said it could no longer use mass media to market its products — its ad spending went down and its profits went up, as reported by Nanette Byrnes in Business Week (10/31/05).
Since most people hate their jobs they spend approximately half of their wakeful life miserable.
Kiva lets you connect with and loan money to unique small businesses in the developing world.