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.
Archives for October 2010
Lisa Marie Grillos was one of the casualties of the economic downturn. But she turned that misfortune into an opportunity and started her own business creating specialty bags for bikers. Learn how she got the idea for Hambone Designs.
Abby Appelt shares tips on how she has navigated the often unclear road of product development for her new product, Crutch Skins™ – the self-adhesive ‘skin’ decals that bring personality to crutches and canes. Learn the steps she took to take her innovative idea to market.
You can start a business for very little budget — and then see it grow big, as Tory Johnson has done. She started Woman for Hire, an online recruiting site targeted at college-educated women on a shoestring budget. Read about her tips on how to start a business on a shoestring budget.
Success did not come easy for Jennifer Dugan, founder of Dugan’s Travels, but her struggle to find a meaningful business that can support her growing family paid off. Read how a stay at home mom found success in the travel business.
Daydreaming about starting an event management business? Maybe you have already worked in the events industry and think about working for yourself. Learn the basics you need to start an event management business.