Looking to pick up extra cash? Start your own small business this weekend without a hefty investment. Here are five small businesses for you to consider: 1.Meal Delivery—Plenty of people would pay to have the local fast food place, the local hero place or restaurant deliver a lunch or dinner. You can do it. Investigate [...]
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Kari Warberg Block, founder and CEO of Earth-Kind, is an entrepreneur with a focus on growing ideas, products, companies (and people) through a sustainable approach. Her company, Earth-Kind, has the mission to preserve what’s good and prevent the rest, by providing proactive, natural alternatives to protect the spaces in which we live, work and play. [...]
Love animals? Turn your passion into profit. You can start a business taking care of pets or creating a product or service for their needsHere are 25 suggestions to get you started. 1. PET FURNITURE:If you have a knack for making furniture, you can clean up by making fun furniture items for pets with nice [...]
October is National Crime Prevention Month, and ADT has five tips for small business owners, ranging from restaurant operators to boutique retailers and more, to help protect their business from physical threats. Five tips for proactively securing small businesses include: · Lighting: Discourage burglars by ensuring adequate lighting at all entrances and exits, keeping a [...]
Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) will host an industry panel entitled “Lessons Learned Along the Road to Success” at the Atlanta Foodservice Expo. The panel will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center from 2 to 3 p.m. on October 21. WFF’s panel of inspirational women leaders will feature Nancy Caldarola, PhD, RD, a consultant [...]
While the handyman industry remains highly fragmented with many “mom and pop” operators, Handyman Matters craftsmen are employees of local franchise owners and have undergone extensive background checks, adhere to a dress code and call customers the evening prior to a job to verify the time of arrival. They respect customers’ property and never ask [...]
The sudden closing of enterprise cloud storage provider Nirvanix has left more than 1,000 of their customers scrambling to quickly migrate data to new providers. Cloud infrastructure provider Jitscale today outlined some tips that will help companies keep their cloud-based data safe in the event of an unexpected disruption in service. “While some skeptics have [...]
Looking for extra income? Here are five easy-to-start businesses you can launch right away for $100 or less 1.Apartment/House Cleaning—O.K. it doesn’t sound new or very different, but it works. It seems that no matter how many cleaning services pop up, there are always customers to jump on your bandwagon. Once you develop good word [...]
About 40% of Americans between the ages of 18 and 34 are already parents, and the percentage is on track to double in the next decade or so, according to a study from Barkley that calls into question some of the conventional wisdom surrounding Generation Y. Millennials are every bit as pragmatic and frugal as [...]
It’s tough trying to figure out why your company is not performing as it should. You have probably implemented policies and procedures specifically designed to improve business performance. Your employees surely are working as hard as anyone possibly could. And still the results are not there. What should you do? Carlos Pardo, CEO of CapApex [...]
The government shutdown is keeping $13 million per day in loan money from small-business borrowers, according to Beth Solomon, president of the National Association of Development Companies. “Loans are like oxygen in the economy, and we’re asphyxiating the economy with lack of capital,” she said.
The U.S. Small Business Administration provides many programs and services to help you launch your small business. They offer free counseling and information, free mentors through the SCORE program and training events around the country. Here are five ways they can help you with your small business launch: 1. Financial assistance for new or for [...]