Lisa Kothari, founder of Peppers and Pollywogs, is a well known author and a nationally known party planning expert. Her book, “Dear Peppers and Pollywogs… What Parents Want to Know About Planning Their Kids’ Parties,” is a must-have for parents planning a party for their kids. Learn how Lisa started the business and how she is facing the challenges coming her way.
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.
Heather Murphy Monteith founded Baby Loves Disco to provide a fun party atmosphere for both kids and adults. Today, Baby Loves Disco is a successful event held in venues and clubs across the country and internationally in UK, Tel Aviv and Japan. Learn how Heather started the business and how she is facing the challenges coming her way.
Brenda Dronkers made her mark by starting the highly successful inflatable party place for kids called Pump It Up that grew into a $55 million dollar business with 160 franchises. Now she is ready to face a new challenge with a new clothing line called Thriving Ink.
One of the hottest careers on the Web is freelance copywriting. We interviewed Eileen Coale, President of Coale Communications, to learn how to start and succeed in the business of copywriting.
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.