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Niche Biz: Humor

The hotline, claims Goldblatt, fetched 600,000 callers in its first year, inspiring him to turn his Don Rickles prank into a business.


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Entrepreneur Makes Sleep Pay

The result is the SleepTracker, a watch-like monitor and alarm that users wear on their wrists to record their sleep patterns and awaken them at an optimal time within the window they have chosen.


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Inventing A World Of Fun

Velte, 50, now creates fun full time.


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Cold-Buster: From Disaster To Success

Initially designed as a fast and efficient way for Canadian soldiers to fight off hypothermia, the Cold-Buster – the culmination of 18 years of research using more than $1 million in funding – was promising to become a success with athletes and backcountry enthusiasts.


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The Success Of Board Games: Qwirkle

Petaluma resident and game designer Susan McKinley Ross said that one great way to step back from glowing screens and reconnect with others is through activities as simple as a board game.


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From Comedy To Diaper Bags For Mompreneur

Leslie Newton utilized her experience as a frustrated actor writing and performing sketch comedy and improv at the renowned Groundlings Theatre in Los Angeles to help her through the challenge of entering the extremely competitive world of fashion with absolutely no experience.


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Artist Transitions Into Auto Repair

Surround yourself with what you are passionate about

The strength of your business resolve is tied to your passion for what you do.


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5 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

The following is a guest post by Carol Montrose.


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Use The ‘Puppy-Dog Close’

Take the so-called puppy-dog close, one of the most powerful sales techniques ever invented (and it’s totally based on customer experience).


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Joy In Mudville

Jim Bintliff supplies special mud for Major League Baseball.