The following post is made possible by support from UPS. Have you ever stopped to think what happens when you click the "Buy now" button on a website? It's a marvel of the of the age...
Last year, New Orleanians rose up with one voice and beat back the mighty National Football League when it tried to assert ownership of their beloved Saints' signature slogan. Turns out, maybe "Who Dat" belonged to...
It is often said that some entrepreneurs are born, while others are made. No matter which category you may fall under, it helps to have as much information as possible when getting started. BizGym agrees....
According to a story in The Advertiser, entrepreneur Shane Yeend has sold two of the first board games he developed for $24 million. "Fact or Crap'' and "Battle of the Sexes" - which was Australia's biggest...
When you walk into a brick-and-mortar store, there are plenty of things the owner can do to make your shopping experience as good as it can be. It might have to do with customer service, the aesthetic of the space, the checkout process, or something else. But what makes one online shopping experience better than others?
Business Insider: Many of the best ideas are the simplest ones. Like on-the-go frozen cocktails. For Craig Cordes and brothers Antonio and Sal LaMartina, the cocktail idea has netted them $350,000 in angel funding and deals with...
According to Fast Company, David Rees may well be the world's first and only artisanal pencil sharpener. Yes, it's real," says David Rees of his budding pencil-sharpening business. "It's as real as artisanal cheese-making or artisanal...
LA Times Times: Private Islands Inc., a Toronto-based island marketing firm, lists about 500 islands worldwide from less than $50,000 to more than $100 million, Chief Executive Chris Krolow said. U.S., Canadian and British buyers...
Anyone who has ever had to change a diaper knows just how much babies love to wiggle and roll right out of your reach. Erin Kelly knew all too well just how difficult a...
Ever wondered how to make money with Etsy? I know I have, since they've single handedly allowed my wife to off-load much of her crafting. Here's how: Since 2005, Etsy has offered an e-commerce...
Nmctoys.com (NotMadeinChina) sells toys that aren’t made in China. There was much news regarding the quality and safety of toys produced in China during the summer of 2007. We walked through the toy department...
This graphic was inspired by this quote from Jeanette Mulvey, managing editor of BusinessNewsDaily: Being an entrepreneur is almost never about the business you’re in. So, you like cupcakes. Great. That doesn’t necessarily mean you should...
Ten-year-old Brady Miller couldn't hit the ball right. So his dad, Rick Miller, made a training tool that gave him clues about how to swing the bat, reports the Dallas Morning News. Two years later, the...

Most Popular Posts of 2011

As 2011 comes to a close, here’s a look back at some of our most popular posts of the year: How I Accidentally Became a Professional Blogger in 2001 Book: Killing Giants: 10 Strategies to Topple the...
ThinkGeek has a long tradition of inventing and manufacturing amazing products across a whole host of categories: the ThinkGeek Electronic Rock Guitar Shirt, the Annoy-a-tron, Bag of Holding, and the iCADE just to name a...
As the percentage of senior citizens in the world increase, businesses have been quietly getting themselves ready for the trend. For years supermarkets have been going crazy trying to speed up the checkout process...
As you recover from the long Thanksgiving weekend, you might be relieved to know that a new survey by Challenger, Gray & Christmas has found that companies who ditched holiday parties during the recession are...
Flowers wilt. Chocolates melt. Roaches are forever. As a Valentine’s Day special, The Bronx Zoo is selling naming rights for their cockroaches. Can’t decide on what to get that special someone for Valentine’s...
I thought that being dragged behind a horse was a very bad thing. I guess I was wrong. Daily Mail: Thrill seekers are competing in Britain’s latest extreme sports craze of ‘horse boarding’ - where...
People argue that it pays to be green by helping the planet. However, EcoPlum has a different form of payment in mind. Not only does a green lifestyle help the environment, but buying...