Check out our newest issue landing on the stand November 2010.
Since its founding in 1935, Von Schrader has become one of the best known and most respected names in the cleaning industry.Over the years, more than 50,000 enterprising individuals have started their own professional cleaning service businesses using the company’s air cell technology cleaning systems and proven business methods. This is a perfect business for [...]
Fed up with life in the corporate world, Madelaine Lock resigned from a cushy sales job only to be coaxed out of retirement by her husband. “He heard about a telemarketing company that sold security cameras and he thought I’d be good at it,” recalled Lock. Lock, a pro at selling over the telephone, was [...]
Check out our newest issue landing on the stands this Fall!
It seems as if everyone is out to build a “better burger” in the restaurant industry these days. “Better burgers” are fresh, never frozen and cooked when ordered. You can dress them just the way you like with a delectable array of toppings. It’s the to-die-for burger you would make if you were grilling at [...]
Whelan Security, a St. Louis-based, private security company, is ranked as the largest regional security company in the Midwest. It operates in 17 states with more expansion planned each year. Whelan has annual revenues of approximately $110 million and is ranked within the top half of one percent of all security companies in the United [...]
In March of 2009, as other companies across the nation were laying off workers or worse yet, shutting down permanently, Philip Nenadov was launching The Transportation Network Group (TNG) and his new company’s storefront and training center, Coverloads.com. Using the web, TNG is offering on a national scale a lucrative home business opportunity through teaching [...]
Every 24 hours in the United States, 10,000 people turn 60 years old and many more in their 70s, 80s and 90s celebrate birthdays, too. These days, it might seem like almost as many entrepreneurs and franchisors are trying to enter the non-medical homecare field, one of the fastest-growing industries in the country. Joshua Hoffman [...]
Ideas really are a dime a dozen. “Everyone who’s ever taken a shower has had an idea,” said Nolan Bushnell, founder of both Atari, Inc. and Chuck E. Cheese’s Pizza-Time Theater chain. “It’s the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.” Count the father-and-son [...]
Family-run companies are in many respects the backbone of American business. They are typically the most stable of small businesses, with a much lower failure rate than other small business models. Some of the largest and most successful companies in America are family owned and operated, yet 70 percent of family-run businesses don’t make it [...]
In spite of a changing economy, Americans are determined to save & invest more money in 2010 according to an annual New Year’s Resolution survey released by TD AMERITRADE Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: AMTD). While health-related resolutions, such as exercising more and losing weight, remained a top resolution, 75% of respondents report they will make at [...]
This morning Steve Dalbec put his shoes on, walked into the decked-out Home Video Studio in his suburban Denver residence and began his day’s work by firing up the rack of equipment that is part and parcel of his trade. At that moment his colleague, Chad Godfrey pulled into a parking space near his suburban [...]
Having a small business doesn’t mean that you have to do things on a small scale. With the wide spread use of social media, or what some people call conversational media, you can get your message out to the public in a big way. Take a look at some of the bigger brands out there—JetBlue, [...]
Alan Katz is the president of a unique personal fitness franchise called EduFit. The concept permits small groups of people to workout with customized training. This cuts costs to clients and studio owners benefit from the opportunity to maximize client revenue. EduFit sacrifices nothing in the process. Monthly fees and long-term contracts are eliminated and [...]