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Marilla DiNatale: Starting a Jewelry Business at a Young Age

| November 30, 2009 | 3 Comments
Marilla DiNatale: Starting a Jewelry Business at a Young Age

Marilla DiNatale is a driven young entrepreneur who is already proving herself in the business of jewelry creation. At 17, she runs her own jewelry business selling unique earrings, necklaces and pendants in her Etsy.com store called Elements of Surprise by HisChild http://www.etsy.com/shop/Hischild.  Even as a child, Marilla  has always demonstrated her creativity and flair. As she […]

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Daysteps: A Planner System for Women, By Women

| November 15, 2009 | 5 Comments
Daysteps: A Planner System for Women, By Women

A successful business often starts with a gem of an idea. But to succeed in the marketplace today, given the competition and the economic realities, it typically “takes a village” to implement and nurture that idea. Learn from the dynamic women founders of lifestyle planning system Daysteps.

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Virginia Ritacco: Personalizing Kids’ Stories with StickieStory

| October 20, 2009 | 2 Comments
Virginia Ritacco: Personalizing Kids’ Stories with StickieStory

Virginia Ritacco is a creative young woman living in Buenos Aires, Argentina. When her first nephew was born in another part of the country, all she wanted was to ensure that she remains part of his young life, despite the distance. She sent him special story books, with pictures of herself, the boy and other members of […]

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Chanell Scott: Providing Good Stuff for Good Living

| September 29, 2009 | 2 Comments
Chanell Scott: Providing Good Stuff for Good Living

The growing number of eco-consumers is slowly shifting how companies are doing business today. More and more consumers understand that they have a big impact on the health of our planet. As such, they are looking for products that functional and stylish, yet earth-friendly. To address this consumer trend, Chanell R. Scott started Guffly.com offering eco friendly products and fair trade lifestyle goods like home, pet, clothing, office and personal accessories.

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Jen Husted: Success in the Graphic Design Business

| September 17, 2009 | 7 Comments
Jen Husted: Success in the Graphic Design Business

Jen Husted has always loved the creative process. After years of freelancing as a graphic designer, she started her own graphic design studio in Chicago called JIH Designs. Learn how Jen started her graphic design business and the challenges she faces.

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Jessica McHugh: Success in Bookkeeping and Accounting Services

| September 5, 2009 | 8 Comments
Jessica McHugh: Success in Bookkeeping and Accounting Services

Managing the financial aspect is important to the success of every business. As a result, accounting and bookkeeping services have seen robust growth in the past decade. Learn how to start a bookkeeping business from Jessica McHugh, owner of financial services provider business called AccountAbility.

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Erin McKenna: Finding Success with a Vegan Bakery Business

| August 10, 2009 | 3 Comments
Erin McKenna: Finding Success with a Vegan Bakery Business

While working in the fashion business, Erin McKenna was diagnosed as allergic to wheat and dairies. Not wanting to totally give up on sugar and sweets, she then tried baking and trying recipes for mouthwatering deserts that she can tolerate. Knowing that she has a winning lineup of goodies convinced her to open her vegan bakery, BabyCakes NYC.

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Lesley Mattos: Success from Photo Guest Books

| August 12, 2008 | 4 Comments
Lesley Mattos: Success from Photo Guest Books

Lesley Mattos, a single mother of four kids, spent several decades working in high profile technology companies including Cisco. But a burning desire to try something new led her to quit her lucrative job. On a trip to Italy to take stock of her life and attend a wedding, she stumbled upon an original idea […]

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Debra Cohen: Success with Homeowner Referral Network

| July 31, 2008 | 0 Comments
Debra Cohen: Success with Homeowner Referral Network

If you’re a homeowner, one of the most perplexing challenges is where to find reputable home repair or building contractors, from painters to plumbers to architects. New contractors, on the other hand, also find it difficult to find customers for their services. Debra Cohen launched a profitable home-based niche business with her Home Remedies of […]

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Jessica Singer: Success One Deal at a Time with MamaBargains.com

| July 18, 2008 | 2 Comments
Jessica Singer: Success One Deal at a Time with MamaBargains.com

With the economy in the doldrums, everyone needs a little bargain nowadays, especially for families raising little kids. MamaBargains.com is a new online store that offers baby products at least 50% off its retail value (or even up to 80% off in some cases). Read the interview with Jessica Singer, founder of MamaBargains.com

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