Tag: niche business

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

| August 20, 2010 | 0 Comments
Jessica A. Zambarano: Starting a Coaching and Personal Assistance Business

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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Liz Lange: Success in Fashion Design

Liz Lange: Success in Fashion Design

The massive success of Liz Lange, founder of the designer maternity line that carries her name, is a result of Lange’s predisposition to following her instincts.

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Aileen Siroy: Turning Her Passion into a Business

| March 9, 2010 | 6 Comments
Aileen Siroy: Turning Her Passion into a Business

Aileen is one of the many small business owners who turned their hobbies into profitable ventures. Learn how Aileen turned her love for the camera into a business, and the challenges she met along the way.

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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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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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Lisa Rudes-Sandel: Success in Niche Jeans Market

| March 14, 2009 | 79 Comments
Lisa Rudes-Sandel: Success in Niche Jeans Market

Lisa Rudes Sandel had tried different types of diets and exercise, but she could not flatten her stomach. Hence, she was often pushed to buying jeans three sizes bigger to find one that fit her body. Instead of complaining, this daughter of the founder of a popular women’s denim and sportswear label (St. Germain) saw a busines opportunity. In 2003 with her sister Leslie, she started a company called Not Your Daughter’s Jeans creating jeans for women over 40 with womanly bodies. A name thought out by her father, Rudes-Sandel jeans line is for the often-ignored baby boomer women, not for the waif-thin young girls and perfect-bodied glamazons.

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Nicole Simons: Home Business Success Story with Fortunuts

| August 16, 2008 | 0 Comments
Nicole Simons: Home Business Success Story with Fortunuts

Nicole Simons sold out again and again her special walnuts — which she describes as, “a little bit of sugar, a dab of salt and a whole lota love” — at The Santa Monica Farmers Market, in Los Angeles. The nuts came in Chinese take-out boxes, with fortune messages, and they were a huge success. Learn how Nicole is steering her gourmet nuts business Fortunuts to success.

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Suzi Drnec: How Extensive Product Knowledge can Propel Business Success

| June 25, 2008 | 1 Comment
Suzi Drnec: How Extensive Product Knowledge can Propel Business Success

Suzi Drnec is the owner/manager of the world’s largest supplier of Ready-To-Win western show apparel company Hobby Horse clothing. Her company sells blazers and jackets, tunic tops, hats, even body wear smoothers and slinkers for women horse riders. A lifelong fan of horses, she dreamed of starting a horse-related business when she was just 8 […]

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