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.


Franchising and the Economy

Few people realize how critical franchising is to our economy, but as the infographic below illustrates, some of the most celebrated brands in the U.S.

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Website Let’s People Pay Someone Else to Do Their Chores

A new crop of websites and smartphone applications are allowing people to farm out chores to a growing army of temporary personal assistants.


Decide.com Tells You When to Buy

Is Black Friday the best day to buy something?


Farming Turkeys For Thanksgiving

Ten turkeys enjoyed their last meal in a way any turkey would love — in a spacious pasture under a gray November sky.


Building An ‘Egg’pire One Chicken At A Time

On going into business, Emily said: “We had loads of spare eggs and we just thought we better get rid of them because we couldn’t use them ourselves.”

Neighbour Claire Dumbreck was so impressed by the business she nominated Emily for the prize

She gave the first batches away with a little note explaining where people could get more.

Good web writing

We know how much the web can offer us in terms of more visibility in the market.


Votre Vu Gift Sets 2011

Holiday Sets 2011 Ultra thoughtful …


What Do You Want? Tell sQuimble

Here’s how it works:

If you’re in the Charleston area, you can text, Tweet or enter on squimble.com what you want.


Activating Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

Innovate and invent constantly.


Inspires Me Week Inspiring UK Students

The scheme, called Inspires Me Week, allowed more than 50 students aged 14 – 16 to spend a week working directly with companies in a variety of sectors including TV production, food, mobile applications, environmentally friendly baby retail and fashion.

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