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 […]
Tired of losing track of your drink at a party? Trong Nguyen’s unique drink tags will allow you to keep track of your drink throughout the night, reports The Sacramento Bee. Nguyen’s solution: Mini decks of playing cards called “PartyPal drinktags.” Guests get a tiny plastic card/tag â€“ say, a jack of hearts â€“ and […]
Dynamic Business: The passion for making quality gelato has been ingrained in the guys since they worked for their fatherâ€™s gelato bar in Crows Nest in the early nineties. â€œThe family learnt how to make gelato from cousins of ours from the south of Italy. Southern Italy is very well known for sweets and desserts, […]
5 Profitable Businesses you Never Thought of How are you going about making money? What if you could make money with some of your craziest ideas? Here are a few wall ideas for very profitable businesses: Game Truck – In 2006, Scott Novis, fed up with the experience had at his son’s 4th birthday party […]