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Georgette Blau: Success in the Entertainment-Themed Tour Business

Georgette Blau: Success in the Entertainment-Themed Tour Business

| August 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

Georgette Blau hedged her bets that there is a big market for travelers and tourists alike that want to see the New York landmarks and places used in the movies and television shows. Learn how Blau got the idea for starting entertainment-themed tours of New York locations from movies and television shows.

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Turn Your Hobby into a Business

Turn Your Hobby into a Business

| August 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Turning a hobby into a business is a dream for many people. However, turning something you are passionate about into a money making business is not without challenges. Here are important factors to consider when thinking of turning your hobby into a business:

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IdeaPaint: How an Innovative Product Came to Market

IdeaPaint: How an Innovative Product Came to Market

| August 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

In 2002, three college classmates stumbled on the idea of turning walls and other smooth surfaces into dry erase writing surfaces. Their business, IdeaPaint, was born. Today, corporate offices to schools and homes are using their special paint to improve collaboration and creativity. Learn how these 20-somethings started their business and developed a highly innovative product.

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Is Your Attitude Driving Away Customers?

Is Your Attitude Driving Away Customers?

| August 22, 2010 | 3 Comments

Habits and attitudes can make you or break you. Many a hapless business has been broken by the habits and attitudes of its owners. As you think about starting your own business, avoid the mistake of adopting the following attitudes that are sure to drive customers away and hamper the growth of your business.

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Importance of Mentoring for Women Executives and Entrepreneurs

Importance of Mentoring for Women Executives and Entrepreneurs

| August 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

As females, we strove to burst through the Glass Ceiling in our careers. Inadvertently, somewhere along the way, it became a hostile competition among women. But competition need not be brutal. Read why women should strive to mentoring and building up other women instead of the cut-throat competition.

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Jessica A. Zambarano: Starting a Coaching and Personal Assistance Business

Jessica A. Zambarano: Starting a Coaching and Personal Assistance Business

| August 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

Jessica Zambarano saw the rise of the virtual assistance, business coaching and personal coaching businesses. She started her business Personal Assist U more than six years ago, providing coaching and business development services for personal assistants and virtual assistants. She hedged her bets that these businesses will catch on, and she was right! We talked with Jessica about her experiences and learnings thus far from running her business.

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Is a Home Business Right for You?

Is a Home Business Right for You?

| August 19, 2010 | 1 Comment

Do you have what it takes to work on a business from your home? The truth is, not everyone is cut out to work from home. It is not as easy as a walk in the park, as some perceive it to be or some people may tell you about. Here are five traits you need to survive a home-based business.

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Fatima Spencer: Etsy Seller Making Her Mark

Fatima Spencer: Etsy Seller Making Her Mark

| August 17, 2010

The rise of online auction sites have inspired crafters to turn their passions into a business. Fatima Spencer designs classic handmade floral accessories for everyday wear, as well as special occasions. Learn what inspired Fatima to turn her hobby into a business and the challenges she is facing.

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10 Home Business Ideas for Women Entrepreneurs (Part 2)

10 Home Business Ideas for Women Entrepreneurs (Part 2)

| August 16, 2010 | 5 Comments

When making the decision to become an entrepreneur, the first question that often comes to mind is: “What business should I start?” With so many home business ideas out there, we have selected ten businesses that we found to be ideal, suitable and practical for home-based women entrepreneurs and work at home moms.

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10 Home Business Ideas for Women Entrepreneurs

10 Home Business Ideas for Women Entrepreneurs

| August 16, 2010 | 23 Comments

When making the decision to become an entrepreneur, the first question that often comes to mind is: “What business should I start?” With so many home business ideas out there, we have selected ten businesses that we found to be ideal, suitable and practical for home-based women entrepreneurs and work at home moms.

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