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.


The Click-It To Fortune

“It’s fast and easy,” said NIU student Jack High, who’s been a College Junkee fan since the site was launched several months ago.

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Home College: an Idea Whose Time Has Come?

I don’t think I am overstating the qualifications of many of my fellow academics in the humanities to say that any one of them could provide, singlehandedly, a first-rate first-year college education in the liberal arts.


Dorm-in-a-Box: A Better–And Cheaper–College Experience

Getting a kid off to college later this summer?


3 Great Business Ideas for College Students

The following is a guest post by Jemima Lopez.


The End of College?

Only five of the top 30 occupations expected to create the most jobs by 2020 require a college degree or more (nursing, post-secondary teachers, elementary school teachers, accountants and physicians), and ten of the fastest growing occupations don’t even require a high school diploma.


Students Trade Dorm for Suburban Luxury

While students at other colleges cram into shoebox-size dorm rooms, Ms.


Do Students Own Rights To Homework, Notes?

The site, NoteUtopia.com, which was launched in August, is intended to function as an online community, a place to network, discuss courses and rate professors.


Niche Biz: Mom Type Services

With thousands of students returning to Iowa City for another semester of classes, one new business aims to help those students as they leave home and their parents.


When The Folks Give You The Biz

Still, many parents see business ownership as a better bet for their kids’ future than a graduate degree.

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