Used books don't go away once they've been read once. They stick around for a long, long time and can make you lots of money.
How many times have you seen a product and thought, I know how to make that better? Or not seen a product and thought, How is it that no one has invented this yet? And...
In Gustavo Arellano’s new book, Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America, he explains our love of all things folded into a tortilla. NPR’s Carolina Miranda recently joined him for a 150-mile tour of Southern...

How to Start a Food Truck

Food trucks have become a wildly popular and important part of the hospitality industry. Consumers are flocking to these mobile food businesses in droves, inspiring national food truck competitions and even a show dedicated...
Generations of comic book readers remember the tantalizing promises of vintage novelty advertisements that offered authentic laser-gun plans, x-ray specs, and even 7-foot-tall monsters (with glow-in-the-dark eyes!). But what would you really get if you...
Part 2 of this post is now online: Why Would Someone Write A Book That Gives Away Their Secrets? (Used Books: Big Profits Part 2). Have you ever thought you’d like to start a business from...
In their new book Small Town Rules, Barry Moltz and Becky McCray reveal the seven "rural-style" solutions that have become invaluable to even the largest companies, most dominant brands, and most cosmopolitan businesses. Between the...
The following is an excerpt from Barcode Booty: How I Found and Sold $2 Million of ‘Junk’ on Ebay and Amazon, and You Can, Too, Using Your Phone by Stephen Weber. One weekend last February, my...
On this day, Tom Monaghan, the founder of Dominos Pizza was born. For more on the the founder of Domino's Pizza, read Pizza Tiger. In it, self-made multimillionaire Tom Monaghan, reveals through his...
Each year Americans start one million new businesses, nearly 80 percent of which fail within the first five years. Under such pressure to stay alive-let alone grow-it’s easy for entrepreneurs to get caught up in...
Want to make a million selling hotdogs? This guy made a million dollars selling a book about selling hotdogs! His website HotDogCartProfits.com has generated over $1 million dollars! TechCrunch has more: “I wrote a 5,000-word...
As the pace of change accelerates and the volume of information explodes, we’re under great pressure to connect just in time with the people and ideas we need to thrive. But we can no longer...
In The $100 Startup, Chris Guillebeau shows you how to lead of life of adventure, meaning and purpose and earn a good living. Still in his early thirties, Chris is on the verge of completing a...

How to Test Your Product

The following is a short excerpt from the book The Startup Owner’s Manual: Once your Business Model Canvas is done, it’s time for your team to “get out of the building” to test your...
Most of us believe entrepreneurial visionaries are born, not made. Our media glorify business outliers like Bezos, Branson, Gates, and Jobs as heroes with X-ray vision who can look to the future, see clearly what...
Stephen Key lives the life that many of my readers dream of: he develops ideas for new products, licenses them out, collects royalty checks, and doesn’t look back. In his new book One Simple Idea,...
Odd Jobs: How to Have Fun and Make Money in a Bad Economy is a book by Abigail Gehring for anyone looking to earn extra money moonlighting or to break free from the nine-to-five grind....

Top 50 Books for Entrepreneurs

All entrepreneurs need advice. What better way to get helped through your next crisis than by picking the minds of some of today and yesterday's greatest entrepreneurs. The following 50 books should keep you busy...
If you’ve been an entreprenuer (or have wanted to be one) for longer than you’ve been on the internet, you’ve probably seen Don Lancaster’s book Incredible Secret Money Machine. If you’ve misplaced, or read...
Any parent that has ever purchased a personalized book for the their child knows exactly how the process goes. The extent of the personalization is usually limited to the child's name, a friend's name,...