Archive for January, 2010

How to Start a Personal Greeting Service In Your Neighborhood

| January 31, 2010 | 5 Comments
How to Start a Personal Greeting Service In Your Neighborhood

A home business ideal for women is the personal greeting service business. As new neighbors move in, the personal greeting business assists in helping them transition to the new area by informing them of products and services available in the vicinity. What is a Personal Greeting Service Business? A personal greeting business delivers baskets of […]

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SHEEX: From Basketball Coaches to Multimillion-Dollar Bedding Business Owners

| January 30, 2010 | 20 Comments
SHEEX: From Basketball Coaches to Multimillion-Dollar Bedding Business Owners

Sometimes, the best business ideas are staring you right in the face; you only have to look hard to see them. Susan Walvius and Michelle Marciniak realized that the fabric used in the finest athletic wear would work just as well as bedding and bedsheet materials. These performance athletic gears use fabric that wick moisture […]

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10 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Starting a Business

| January 29, 2010 | 1 Comment
10 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Starting a Business

Overcoming your fear is one of the most difficult hurdles of starting a business. Starting a new business is such a leap of faith, that it can scare the wits out of you, more so when you are leaving the comfort and security of a steady paycheck. Watch the video and let us know what […]

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4 Tips on Choosing Your Home Business

| January 25, 2010 | 0 Comments
4 Tips on Choosing Your Home Business

You have made the decision to start a business from your home. But do you know what business to start? Making the decision as to what you need to do in starting a business is the hardest first step. There’s just too many options, too many choices to make. Should you go for what you […]

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Bianca Whitfield: A Single Parent’s Success Story

| January 23, 2010 | 7 Comments
Bianca Whitfield: A Single Parent’s Success Story

Bianca Whitfield just got divorced and became a single parent. Looking forward to a new life with her daughter, she decided to start an accounting and financial consulting business. Learn how she overcome the obstacles she faced when starting her business, and how she grew her the business out of her bedroom.

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How to Raise the Visibility of Your Business with Branding and PR

| January 23, 2010 | 0 Comments
How to Raise the Visibility of Your Business with Branding and PR

Publicity expert Kristin Marquet shared to me this great article on how small businesses can use branding and public relations to rise above the competition and reach their target markets. Kristin is the President of Marquet Communications, a full service public relations and branding firm for the fashion and beauty industries. She has previously shared […]

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Starting a Virtual Assistant Business

| January 18, 2010 | 8 Comments
Starting a Virtual Assistant Business

One of the hottest new home businesses today is the virtual assistant business. It is the reinvention of the secretarial and administrative assistance business in the age of the Internet. Learn how you can start a virtual assistant business from home today.

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Elizabeth Elting: Success in the Translation Business

| January 13, 2010 | 2 Comments
Elizabeth Elting: Success in the Translation Business

Elizabeth Elting is the co-CEO of the TransPerfect, one of the five largest language service companies in the world with estimated revenues around $225 million. Together with the spinoff business translations.com, Liz’s company employs 250 full-time staffers and 4,000 subcontractors, with 31 offices worldwide offering round-the-clock translation service. Despite the success of her business, TransPerfect […]

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Haralee Weintraub: Turning Adversity into a Successful Niche Apparel Business

| January 5, 2010 | 3 Comments
Haralee Weintraub: Turning Adversity into a Successful Niche Apparel Business

Haralee Weintraub understands that a business needs to address needs of its target market to be successful. As a cancer survivor and someone who suffered from hot flashes, she created a special line of sleepwear that helped women like her get a good night’s rest.

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10 Things You Need to Know When Starting a Home Business

| January 4, 2010 | 0 Comments
10 Things You Need to Know When Starting a Home Business

If you’re thinking of starting a home business, check out this video as it can help guide you think through what you need. The decision to start a business is easy, what business to start and how to start the business are the real tough questions. In fact, many would-be entrepreneurs become paralyzed with fear […]

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