During tough times, you have two options: quickly increase your income or decrease your expenses. Sisters Staci Douglas and Kim Mack chose to find ways to increase their incomes by starting a business. They invented a key (or cell phone) finding device called Charming KEYper.
Product upgrades from Apple result in a big number of users trying to sell their iPods, iPhones, Macs and other devices, either to upgrade their existing electronics or to earn extra cash. Andrea Bebirian created a new service for consumers looking to sell their Apple electronics. Learn about this new service.
As Portland goes ga-ga for chickens, two enterprising ladies are cashing in on the trend. Rhonda Piasecki and Sharon Rowland have started Just Us Hens, which may be the country’s first chicken sitting business.
Georgette Blau hedged her bets that there is a big market for travelers and tourists alike that want to see the New York landmarks and places used in the movies and television shows. Learn how Blau got the idea for starting entertainment-themed tours of New York locations from movies and television shows.
Habits and attitudes can make you or break you. Many a hapless business has been broken by the habits and attitudes of its owners. As you think about starting your own business, avoid the mistake of adopting the following attitudes that are sure to drive customers away and hamper the growth of your 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.