Together with his third wife, Roman Avdeev fosters 23 children, 19 of whom are adopted. Avdeev is one of only two famous billionaires on the planet with so many children. Only 93-year old Sulaiman bin Abdulaziz Al Rajhi, a banker from Saudi Arabia, has as many children as Roman Avdeev. Read more about the fascinating life of this Russian billionaire here.
Building a successful affiliate site today is more competitive and more difficult than it has been in the past. However, these higher barriers to entry aren’t necessarily a bad thing. They just mean that if you’re willing to put in the effort, you can isolate yourself from new competition in the long term. Let’s have a look at some successful affiliate websites, and then let’s talk about traits they have in common. We’ll talk about some things that make them unique, and what makes them so successful.
Energy conservation has become a controversial topic in the geopolitical space. Nearly everyone talks about it, and a lot of people are working to conserve energy. However, reports indicate that we continue to waste energy. American Power and Gas, a quickly growing energy company, is working hard to help people understand the importance of energy conservation. The company works to provide Americans with renewable energy at affordable prices. Its CEO, Tom Cummins, spoke to us about the venture and the importance of preserving energy. Here’s what he had to say.
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 […]
Should you pursue many business opportunities like Richard Branson, or should you focus your whole life on one, like Mark Zuckerberg?
Gigi Butler was a cleaning lady with just $33 to her name when she opened her first cupcake shop in Nashville, Tennessee, almost seven years ago.
Yahoo Finance: While reviewing a thick legal document in her office one night at 2:00 a.m., corporate attorney YiShaun Yang had an epiphany – she realized the desire to be her own boss and the need to contribute to society in her own way. At that moment, a metamorphosis occurred and a new entrepreneur was […]
Amy Parsons used to work as a telecommunications executive, but the stress was eating her alive. Diagnosed with an autoimmune condition aggravated by stress, she didn’t let it frustrate her when she was laid off. Instead, she picked herself up and started a business, reports Philly.com. “It’s a different type of stress,” she said during […]
In Janet Shulman’s caramels, you’ll find local ingredients. Whether it is Schlafly beer or bacon from Missouri-based pigs, reports Ladue-Frontenac Patch. Shulman, the mother of two, is a self-described â€œmompreneur.â€ As her children went off to school, she worked at various jobs and became known as a never-say-no volunteer. But she always felt it was […]
After more than a decade of success in Arizona, Larry “Lo-Lo” and Rasheedah White, founders of Lo-Lo’s Chicken & Waffles, are ready to start a soul food revolution. The couple has partnered with local real estate veterans, Mike Anderson, Bret Anderson and Dave Sellers, to launch the original concept as a national franchise brand. The […]
Mansfield News Journal: The chalkboard menu features burgers, melts and hot dogs — served on homemade breads and buns — and potato chips kettle-fried on the premises in two flavors, regular and sweet onion. The unexpected twist in Mudrinich’s business plan started with an experiment on her menu. She offered, for $1, a shredded chicken […]
My father-in-law has been working fifteen hundred miles away from home for the last seven months in Denver, Colorado. Although he flies home for the weekend once a month or so, he spends every evening after getting off of work starring at the same boring hotel room walls, the boring hotel television, and the same […]
In this post on the Priceonomics Blog, Ryan Finlay recounts his business: Craigslist scavenger. The scrap yardâ€™s electromagnetic steel excavator picked up my two steel die cast molds and put them on the scale. 1,240 pounds of steel! That meant $179.80 in my wallet for an hour of work. Not bad considering I picked them […]
Although 40% of American chose to be cremated when they die (and the number continues to grow), there is still a substantial gravestone business. The Atlantic has put together an incredibly interesting profile of the different businesses and their technology in the headstone biz. The industry’s pace of change has accelerated, and especially for this […]