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...
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Harry Truman was once quoted as saying, “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” Making uninterrupted book reading a part of each day can replenish a busy leader’s ideas, build fresh approaches to problem solving, and allow for much-needed down time. Check out our recommendations here.
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In Malcom Gladwell’s review of Walter Isaacson’s book Steve Jobs, Gladwell argues that Steve Jobs wasn’t an inventor. Instead, he was a tweaker. A tweaker, according to economists Ralf Meisenzahl and Joel Mokyr, was a...
Business owners, and their teams, often lose their way in the midst of the day-to-day stress of generating sales and profits. Suddenly, everyone becomes so focused on short-term goals that the entire organization loses sight...
Of all the fictional characters available, none come off as smart, or as cunning, as the consulting detective Sherlock Holmes. Jennifer Miller, writing for Co.Create, recently sat down with Maria Konnikova, the author of Mastermind: How...
MSNBC reports that an Australian publisher unveiled what he says is the biggest book in the world, seemingly in a bid to steal the spotlight from his digital rivals. The 6-by-9 foot atlas titled “EARTH, Platinum...
Help the entrepreneur in your life, and at the same time, check them off your Christmas list with one of these seven books.

Millions from eBooks!

Amanda Hocking sold 450,000 e-books in January directly to her readers, for under $3 each. The 26-year old writer has never been traditionally published and according to one anonymous publisher it is unlikely that any...
Life is nothing like the teeth that Jonah White created so many years ago. It is made to be enjoyed and shared. That is exactly what he has done with his new book. White,...
Everyone reads, even millionaires. Here's what you should be reading if you aspire to be a millionaire, too.
Fortune: "You can't always have the perfect book at the ready. But you can have the perfect reading list on hand. Which is why FORTUNE called upon its staffers to select 75 books that will...
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.
Food trucks are hitting the streets from Miami to Maui but greasy reheated tacos and soggy burgers are a thing of the past. Today’s mobile eateries have foodies flocking for gourmet bacon jam burgers, delicious...
Amazon: "I was looking for a secondary income when I ran across this book. I found that the pet business is a huge business that I had never really thought about. I have always loved...
Whether the reader is a seasoned yogi or someone who has just picked up the book, From the Yoga Mat to the Corner Office is packed with useful wisdom, strategies and daily practices for achieving more prosperity, flexibility and joy along the road to a fulfilling career.

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...
Everything you need to know to run a profitable and satisfying makeup artist business from your home can be found in How to Start a Home-based Makeup Artist Business. This comprehensive guide takes you through every...
If you enjoy the kinds of businesses we profile here on Business Opportunities Weblog, I don't think it's a stretch to say that you'll enjoy the book Starting from Scrap by Stephen Greer. In 1993 at...

Convert PDF Files To iPad

If you sell or give away PDF ebooks, you'll want to check out Ross McKillop's tutorial over at Simple Help. It will guide you through the process of converting PDF files so that they can be...
To get everyone in the Christmas spirit, we will exhibit an unusual Christmas tree from today till Friday. Enjoy! What’s better than giving the bookworm in your life a great tree for the holidays? Building them...