Mobile, mobile, mobile Wallet in the cloud.
Small businesses are expected to increase their head-counts this year, more small businesses plan to increase retail prices in 2011, and new government programs should provide community banks relief necessary to free up loan dollars.
According to Inc.com, radical transparency is so last decade.
Google and start-ups like Boxee, Hulu, and Roku are jostling for space on your television screen with stand-alone gadgets and modified televisions and DVD players.
If one of the big trends to watch in 2011 is travel and tourism, then the microbusiness opportunity lies in providing the personal touch–for example, via a B&B or by supplying the handcrafted soaps used by the local Big Tourist Hotel.
It’s about making shopping feel too good to be true.
It’s Boomers, again.
Small-Scale Food Production Using Membership Models
The past year or two saw a huge increase in innovative, upscale mobile food purveyors working from trucks and selling everything from premium ice-cream to Korean BBQ tacos.