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.


Jumping On The Food Truck Wagon

While the food truck trend has been around for a few years now, the article reports on the rise of recognizable restaurant chains using food trucks and vans to catch customers on-the-go.

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Finding Good Biz Name Takes Simplicity, Luck

Now the race is on to coin the next weirdly memorable company name.


Create The Best Brand Names

Kit Kat, Coca-Cola, Jelly Belly.


Biz Cards Thrive In Digital Age

According to Washington Post writer Michael S.


The Most Powerful Colors In Biz

Photo by Colour Lovers.


What’s In A Name? Potential Pitfalls.

The website was available,” says Stanton of the online address for her New York-based venture’s original name.


Twitter Gets Up Close And Personal With Brands

ExactTarget’s research also supported the notion that tweeters have plenty of good reasons (like discounts, sales, plus news and information about the company) to follow the brands they like on the microblogging platform.


How Some Sugary Treats Got Their Names

We reach for them when we need a sugar fix, but how well do we know the stories behind our favorite ice creams, cookies, and snack cakes?

How They Did It….The Old Spice Commercial

Last Thursday, we showed you an incredible TV commercial about Old Spice deoderant.

Why Can’t All TV Commercials Be This Entertaining?

Editor’s Note: I don’t know if it sells any Old Spice, but it entertains for 32 seconds and I’d love to see the outtakes.

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