Source: Entrepreneur.com I am all for empowering women out there. This is a very inspiring video and article from Entrepreneur.com about two women who decided to start a women’s life style blog and just did it! They launched in 2012 and wanted to show “real” women how to get things done. They now have a […]
When I was in my late twenty’s, I had a horrible experience buying into a popular franchise concept. I am a lover of all things business and have been self-employed most of my adult life. After my sour franchise experience, I have investigated hundreds of franchises trying to find just the right thing. At this point I consider myself a franchise investigation pro. Here are the questions you need to know to ask in order to properly vet a franchise.
Britain’s decision to leave the EU is historic, and investment analysts, hedge fund managers and accountants in London are all wondering if the major banks will go or stay. Opinions are sharply divided on the issue, so here’s a look at both sides – provided by Lloyd Wells – a freelance writer working with a range of […]
If you’re looking for a business opportunity which allows you to jump on board with an established brand and work to a tried and tested formula, a franchise could be the perfect solution for you. There are all kinds of business opportunities out there online, most of which start with something along the lines of ‘”Make a Ton of Money an hour from your front room.” Guess what? If it looks to good to be true…it probably is.
Glowdoggie knows that every dog owner wants to keep their furry loved ones safe, seen and protected – during the day, but even more importantly at night, when they need our care most. This is what inspired them to find the world’s finest nighttime safety product and bring it exclusively to the dogs of North […]
No matter what area of business you are in, if you don’t have customers than your business will eventually fail. That’s why it is so important to present yourself and your product in a way which will not only attract the demographic you seek, but inspire them to come back again. Here are 6 examples […]
One of the exciting things about running this blog is the number of interesting ideas I come across. One such great idea I just discovered is globe riding. One such company that offers a franchise business is ZORB. ZORB globe riding (generically known as globe riding) is the experience of rolling down a hill in […]
Here’s an inspiring story from the National Post that is no longer available online: According to scrapbooking business maven Sue DiFranco, there are big bucks to be made assembling scrapbooks for busy, stupid rich people. Well, she doesn’t exactly put it that way, but on her Fun Facts Publishing Web site she explains that you […]
Diabetes is hard enough for adults to control, so imagine how a child must feel. Insulin pumps are often necessary gadgets for people with this problem, but for a child that means standing out from classmates. When Julie DeFruscio’s daughter was diagnosed with diabetes at three years old, she instantly saw a need to help […]
If you own a computer you can now fight crime and potentially win a prize. A new service from Internet Eyes distributes streaming CCTV video footage from stores and streets in the UK to viewers who can tag videos with crimes in them. Viewers can win up to $1600 per month if they catch criminals […]
You will lose some customers. You will lose some friends and family. You will lose the faith of investors. Your idea will become worthless. You will fail some of your employees. You will fail at keeping stress levels low. You won’t make the sale. You’ll be misunderstood. You won’t raise the money you think you […]
If there is one industry to be in, health and wellness is the place to be. Everyone wants to look and feel good. It Works! is a direct selling company that is well aware of this need. Colleen Pontes is not only an Independent Distributor for It Works!, but she is also a health and […]
CNN: Schools worldwide book him to put a stop to bullying. One Minnesota community promised him $20,000 to get him to come to town for two weeks last fall. He calls himself The Scary Guy, and his price tag can run as much as $6,500 a day. The Scary Guy is his legal name — […]
The following is a guest post by Marsha Friedman. Nearly every day, someone asks my advice on the best way to promote their business or themselves. I get the question at speaking engagements, at the office and, yes, sometimes at home. I don’t mind at all, because I’ve always got a good answer: Write a […]
Are you tired of having to manually check all of your potential domain names against Twitter, Facebook, and all of the other social media websites? Never again. KnowEm is a website that allow you to check for the use of your brand, product, personal name or username instantly on over 590 popular social media websites.
This graphic was inspired by this quote from Jeanette Mulvey, managing editor of BusinessNewsDaily: Being an entrepreneur is almost never about the business you’re in. So, you like cupcakes. Great. That doesn’t necessarily mean you should open a bakery – unless you like working early in the morning, managing lots of people and figuring out […]
Thousand Oaks Acorn: After Tom Romiski came up empty in his local search for the perfect cap, he opened Hats of Style in Thousand Oaks, where there’s a perfect “cap” for everyone. “The (local) department stores didn’t carry anything close to what I was looking for,” Romiski said. “I couldn’t find fedoras, I couldn’t find […]