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Kim & Scott Holstein: Success with Gourmet Pretzels

| July 1, 2008 | 2 Comments
Kim & Scott Holstein: Success with Gourmet Pretzels

The most successful businesses are those that are able to spot opportunities — even in the seemingly ordinary things in our every day life. Kim and Scott Holstein were in a supermarket in Wilmette, Chicago looking for unique flavored pretzels. However, all that was offered in the frozen food ailes section was plain salted pretzel. […]

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Kobold Toys: How a Brick and Mortar Toy Store is Moving to the Web

| March 18, 2008 | 2 Comments
Kobold Toys: How a Brick and Mortar Toy Store is Moving to the Web

The specialty toy store Kobold Toys has been in existence in Panama for the last four years, and is now venturing in the US via the Web. We interviewed Anna Eiras, co-founder of Kobold Toys Online to share her experiences in bringing a new business to the Web.

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David Marcks: It’s a Geese of a Home Business!

| February 20, 2006 | 4 Comments
David Marcks: It’s a Geese of a Home Business!

David Marcks discovered a lucrative business opportunity when his dog chased away the geese at a golf course. Today, Geese Police, a company that uses dogs to chase geese, is a multi-million business with several offices across the U.S.

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Kimberly Mann: How to be a Virtual Assistant (Part 2)

| January 19, 2006 | 3 Comments
Kimberly Mann: How to be a Virtual Assistant (Part 2)

Kimberly Mann of Hatfield, PA, a founding member of Women’s Business Forum, is one of those who saw the growth potential of the virtual assistance business. Learn how to market a virtual assistance business.

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Kimberly Mann: How to be a Virtual Assistant

| January 19, 2006 | 19 Comments
Kimberly Mann: How to be a Virtual Assistant

Kimberly Mann of Hatfield, PA, a founding member of Women’s Business Forum, is one of those who saw the growth potential of the virtual assistance business.

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Chilly-Dawg: Tapping the Growing Gourmet Pet Food Market 2

| April 18, 2005 | 1 Comment
Chilly-Dawg: Tapping the Growing Gourmet Pet Food Market 2

People enjoy eating ice cream, so why shouldn’t dogs enjoy ice cream, too? Sounds preposterous for some but the lack of frozen delights specifically made for pet dogs gave Becky Marshall of Chicago, Illinois this bright and unique idea to start a business offering all natural frozen treats for canine pets.

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Chilly-Dawg: Tapping the Growing Gourmet Pet Food Market

| April 18, 2005 | 3 Comments
Chilly-Dawg: Tapping the Growing Gourmet Pet Food Market

People enjoy eating ice cream, so why shouldn’t dogs enjoy ice cream, too? Sounds preposterous for some but the lack of frozen delights specifically made for pet dogs gave Becky Marshall of Chicago, Illinois this bright and unique idea to start a business offering all natural frozen treats for canine pets.

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CurlieGirl: Knitting their Way to Success in the Fashion Business

| March 17, 2005 | 1 Comment
CurlieGirl: Knitting their Way to Success in the Fashion Business

With so much competition nowadays, a small business needs to create buzz and excitement to survive. That’s exactly what Vicky Prazdnik and Lori Mozzone did in their startup fashion business Curliegirl

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