If you’re a Californian,you have the power of choice when it comes to internet speeds. To take advantage, consider these ISPs.
Feature photo by Kaitlyn Jade from Pexels Background checks are a necessity, but they don't have to be a chore. Because of advances in technology, information and records are much more...
I’ve been blogging about business opportunities and ideas since 2001 and in that time we have posted over 26,000 different stories about people, from all walks of life and all over the world, that are...
My guest post is up on Cisco Webex's Ideas in Motion blog. It's about starting a nationwide for-profit recycling business. Here's a snippet: This is not just an eco-friendly possibility but would also be...
With 21,000+ blog posts on this site, weird posts from the past sometimes suddenly attract a lot of attention. This old post) of Angela’s from 2008 most be even more relevant today than when...

Top 100 Business Blogs

I made the Godot Top 98 Small Business Blogs List list at number 24. Not bad, since I long since gave up on sharing the information that makes these kinds of rankings really possible. Some...
After nearly thirteen plus years of publishing the Business Opportunities Weblog, and funding everything with advertising, I've finally started selling my own little business opportunity. But this article isn't about that. Instead, it is about...
A couple days ago I first told you about the interesting little side business that I’d stumbled into selling machines that automatically grow barley fodder for animal feed. Since then, I’ve sold another $4,000 of fodder...
Though April Fools' Day jokes can be fun, as a blogger, and especially as a business opportunities blogger, April Fools' Day has grown tiresome. Over the years my output has decreased on April 1st,...
Before we get started I want you to understand something: aafter reading this, you’re either going to be convinced that every single other business book you’ve ever read was full of really bad, horrible, stupid...
The other day my wife asked me if I'd take a look at the program she was using to keep track of the boys' homeschooling. For some reason her schedule was corrupted and she wanted...

My Horrible Logo

Earlier this week, I told you about a guy who makes his living drawing awful logos. Well here's mine: Absolutely "horrible"!
In the old days, if you needed a comic representation of your face inked by a professional artist, it would cost you more than $15 (adjusted for inflation, of course!) and take longer than a...
Even before your business is a real business, with equipment and employees, and profits and procedure manuals, your business idea needs a website. Until you've actually sold something, you don't know whether or not you have...
Thanks for all your messages of concern about the Rim Fire. As most of you know I live just outside of Yosemite National Park, and if you've been following the news, or live downwind of...
This is the story of how I accidentally became a professional blogger and started Dane Carlson's Business Opportunities Weblog. This tale has been a long time coming, because it's not really something I ever wanted...
The Open Education Database Project recently published their list of the 50 best blogs for young entrepreneurs. My site made the list. So did 49 others.
My.biz is celebrating ten years of the .biz (dot biz) domain name. To make a party out of it, they’re sharing the success stories of dot biz domain owners and letting the public vote...
I know I have a number of readers in South Africa, but I don’t have any contacts there. If you read this site and live in South Africa, say hi!
Earlier today I mentioned in a post that I don’t carry business cards anymore. Am I alone? Leave a comment below or shoot me an email and let me know if I’m crazy.