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.


Go Green In Your Home Office

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Resources For Managing Your Businesses Finances

photo credit: Casey Serin

One area many business owners struggle with is keeping track of their finances, but it is one of the most important areas given that cash flow is the lifeblood of the business.


Video Conferencing Has Its Benefits

Video conferencing is green: The Nature Conservancy recommends video conferencing as one of their top 10 tips for saving the climate.


Trendy Virtual Offices

The virtual office presents two opportunities: first, it promises huge cost efficiencies for small businesses in terms of computer systems, virtual server space and even employee resources.


Social Networking Saving Small Businesses Money

Social media does not have to be a big time drain at all.


Friendly Start-Up Franchises

Entrepreneurs providing landscaping services can start small and dream big, with start-up costs as low as $1,000 and ample franchise opportunities, van Beeck says.


Stickers For Advertising

Lesson: Sometimes word of mouth is about making it easier for people to talk about you (and making it easy for a LOT of people to talk about you) Andy Sernovitz.


Learn To Travel Cheaper

Make lodging reservations directly with the branch you’re staying at.  Use web sites to identify places to stay, but before reserving a room, call the hotel directly before using the online reservation system and don’t hesitate to ask for a reduced rate while on the phone. 
Think about using the buddy system where there are co-workers who will going to the same location as you.


Money Saving Tips

Shoeboxed does the grunt work so its users can efficiently manage their expenses and safely claim the deductions that they have been missing all of these years, automatically saving them time and money.


Radio Interviews That Work For You

Do your homework, and get to know the station and its personalities.

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