Tag: success story

Stephanie Johnson: Concierge Business for Pregnant Women in Bed Rest

| December 23, 2013 | 0 Comments
Stephanie Johnson: Concierge Business for Pregnant Women in Bed Rest

Stephanie Johnson was on bed rest for 26 weeks while pregnant with her daughter. Learn how she parlayed this experience and started Bed Rest Concierge to help pregnant women maintain their homes and lifestyles while on bed rest

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Julie Austin: Creator of Swiggies Wrist Water Bottles

| December 14, 2013 | 1 Comment
Julie Austin: Creator of Swiggies Wrist Water Bottles

Julie Austin invented Swiggies, a nifty little product that makes carrying water to stay hydrated during exercise so much easier and more manageable. Learn how she created the product, the challenges she faced and future direction of her business.

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Fatheadz: Success in the Supersized Eyewear Business

| January 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
Fatheadz: Success in the Supersized Eyewear Business

Read the story of how Rico Elmore started Fatheadz, a line of sunglasses and prescription eyewear for people with big heads.

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Emily Kane: Meeting the Challenges of Breastfeeding with Milkmakers

| December 1, 2011 | 0 Comments
Emily Kane: Meeting the Challenges of Breastfeeding with Milkmakers

One of the most exciting and empowering aspects of motherhood is breastfeeding. Learn how Emily Kane developed Milkmakers cookies that can help increase a woman’s milk supply.

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10 Successful Entrepreneurs Who Started In College

| May 18, 2011 | 2 Comments
10 Successful Entrepreneurs Who Started In College

The common line of thought is that a career does not start until after college. Here are 10 of the most successful entrepreneurs in history who started their companies in college.

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Amy’s Kitchen: From Home-Based to Multi-Million Frozen Food Business

| March 14, 2011 | 4 Comments
Amy’s Kitchen: From Home-Based to Multi-Million Frozen Food Business

Learn how California couple Andy and Rachel Berliner started Amy’s Kitchen, the natural and organic frozen food brand, and turned this home-based business into a multi-million success.

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Lessons from the Success of the Kardashians

| February 18, 2011 | 1 Comment
Lessons from the Success of the Kardashians

The news sites and celebrities blog are all abuzz today announcing that the Kardashians made $65 million in 2010. Love them or hate them, that is some serious cash. Here are some business lessons that we can learn from the Kardashians.

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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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Fiona King: Success with Washable Diapers

| September 24, 2010 | 5 Comments
Fiona King: Success with Washable Diapers

Looking to start a business? Follow Fiona King’s path to finding the right business: think of a better alternative to an existing product that does not meet your needs. She started her successful business TotBots after she got frustrated with disposable diapers, and developed a better alternative that consumers loved.

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Lane Nemeth: Success in Direct Selling and Multi-Level Marketing

| September 12, 2010 | 4 Comments
Lane Nemeth: Success in Direct Selling and Multi-Level Marketing

Lane Nemeth is one of the most successful woman entrepreneurs today. She founded Discovery Toys in 1978, a direct sales business of educational and fun toys for children, growing it to more than $100 million in sales. Now, she heads Petlane, another direct sales business, this time focusing on the pet industry. Learn about her road to success.

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