Archive for October, 2010

Danielle Rayo: Success in the Education Consulting Business

| October 27, 2010 | 2 Comments
Danielle Rayo: Success in the Education Consulting Business

Spurred by her passion for educating young people, Danielle Rayo started her own education consulting and tutorial service. In 2008, she started Competitive Advantage to help kids succeed academically and achieve their full potential. We talked with Rayo on how she started Competitive Advantage and the challenges she faced in this business.

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Lisa Marie Grillos: Bag for Bikers with Hambone Designs

| October 22, 2010 | 0 Comments
Lisa Marie Grillos: Bag for Bikers with Hambone Designs

Lisa Marie Grillos was one of the casualties of the economic downturn. But she turned that misfortune into an opportunity and started her own business creating specialty bags for bikers. Learn how she got the idea for Hambone Designs.

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Abby Appelt: How to Bring a New Product to Market

| October 20, 2010 | 1 Comment
Abby Appelt: How to Bring a New Product to Market

Abby Appelt shares tips on how she has navigated the often unclear road of product development for her new product, Crutch Skins™ – the self-adhesive ‘skin’ decals that bring personality to crutches and canes. Learn the steps she took to take her innovative idea to market.

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Tory Johnson: Starting a Business on a Shoestring Budget

| October 19, 2010 | 3 Comments
Tory Johnson: Starting a Business on a Shoestring Budget

You can start a business for very little budget — and then see it grow big, as Tory Johnson has done. She started Woman for Hire, an online recruiting site targeted at college-educated women on a shoestring budget. Read about her tips on how to start a business on a shoestring budget.

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Jennifer Dugan: Success in the Travel Business

| October 13, 2010 | 1 Comment
Jennifer Dugan: Success in the Travel Business

Success did not come easy for Jennifer Dugan, founder of Dugan’s Travels, but her struggle to find a meaningful business that can support her growing family paid off. Read how a stay at home mom found success in the travel business.

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Starting an Event Management Business

| October 6, 2010 | 5 Comments
Starting an Event Management Business

Daydreaming about starting an event management business? Maybe you have already worked in the events industry and think about working for yourself. Learn the basics you need to start an event management business.

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