Most business plan competitions have peanuts as their grand prizes ($5 - $10K), but Entrepreneur argues that the prize isn’t the reason to compete: In many cases, participation prompts young entrepreneurs to think about...
More transparency from McDonald’s: McDonald’s Canada has finally revealed what’s in the Big Mac’s secret sauce so you can make it at home… or copy it and serve it in your restaurant! The ingredients are: mayonnaise sweet...
If you are trying to run a small business, there is no way to avoid the Internet. No matter what kind of business you operate, you will need to have an online presence. Having an...
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...
Everything I Know About Starting An Online Business - Part 1 Rule #1: Build It, Don't Buy It As a longtime internet publisher, I've sold more than my fair share of advertising. Every single day I get...
Did you know that haunted houses and pumpkin patch are saving the family farm? The Wall Street Journal has a very interesting article up today about this trend: Glenn Boyette used to be...

Niche Biz: Bacon Freak

Love bacon? Then you'll really love Bacon Freak, reports The Street. BaconFreak.com actually has roots in the wine business. Founder James "Rocco" Loosbrock also has a subscription service selling wine. After attending many chefs' dinners...
Blow Me is a company in the UK that will setup at your event and alcohol breath test everyone before they get into their cars to drive away. They use Draegar 6510 breathalyzer, the same one...
GMA: Brides-to-be looking to shed that final 10, 15 or 20 pounds in order to fit into their dream wedding gown have taken a controversial approach to crash dieting that involves inserting a...
According to The New York Daily News, a big-bucks bicycle is turning heads - as well as corners - on the city's streets. Wacky-looking box bikes, with room for the kids, groceries and laundry, are proving...
Chili is possibly one of the most simple, yet complex foods today. Anyone could make chili, but not everyone can make it good. However, one company is helping the average person change that. Cin...
Do you remember the movie Back to the Future 2? In the film, Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel to year 2015, where they encounter all manner of futuristic devices, including flying cars, self adjusting...
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...
Any woman who has worried about theft in a public place will appreciate the features outlined on a Lock-A-Bye handbag. From the locking zipper to the handle releasable handle that will allow you to...
One of my sons recently had his first visit to the optometrist. There was no surprise that like his mother and father he needed glasses. What was a shock though was the price...
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If there are two foods more quintessentially American than hot dogs and pizza, I don’t know what they are. But, darn it, the Brits have beat us to culinary nirvana! This hot dog...
Loganville Patch: This month, local resident and yogini, Megan Kearney celebrates the launch of her new business MOBI yogi, a mobile yoga class that comes to residences, schools and businesses, even lakes. MOBI yogi travels...
Last week we profiled a unique invention that made it possible to store earbuds on a bracelet, allowing people to take their earbuds anywhere without losing them. This week I had the opportunity to...
New to the scooter business, Doug Vitello and Gary Parr worked hard to meet their customers' needs. But there was one type of customer they couldn't serve, according to a story in The St. Petersburg...