Meet Carolina Furniture, a socially conscious and environmentally friendly handcrafted furniture company in North Carolina. According to the company, “We put loads of TLC into each stylish and functional heirloom quality product we create at our workshop. Since our founding in January 2011, our handsome designs have been purchased by reality television stars, a Trump Tower […]
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The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Young Entrepreneur Foundation today announced that the scholarship process for the class of 2013 is now open and accepting applications for the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards. Each year, the NFIB Young Entrepreneur program offers non-renewable scholarships that recognize young people who have demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and initiative with […]
On the last Friday of each month, a small group of entrepreneurs meet around a table at San Diego’s CoCo’s Restaurant & Bakery at 4280 Nobel Dr. They compare notes, share lessons learned, and share resources as they set out to change the world. So what’s on the menu? These innovative founders jump-start the day […]
Happy First Full Day of Summer! Have you made plans to start a part-time seasonal summer business? Anything from selling sunglasses on the beach and BBQ catering to weed pulling and assembling gas grills is a possibility. Take a look at your community and see what is needed? Can you find a need and fill […]
Take a look around your community for needs that are not being met. Are there enough catering businesses, landscapers, delivery services or food enterprises? If there is competition in a field you want to enter, could you provide service that is better, faster or cheaper? Make 2012 the year you become your own boss!
We are proud to announce that the new eBay Small Business Center has invited us to become one of their top content providers along with the U.S. Small Business Administration and the National Federation of Independent Business Owners. We’ll also be providing content to the eBay Tax Center along with the IRS. As our partners […]
Hoping all your small business dreams come true in 2012. Here’s to a year of happiness and prosperity! Happy New Year!
Craigslist, a simple web listing service, can now be found in 100 cities worldwide. It is a Web-based platform that has greatly impacted the world of classified advertising. Craig Newmark started the business as an email list that he sent to a small group of friends back in 1995. He was working at Charles Schwab […]
Recently, the American Small Manufacturers Coalition (ASMC) released the results of its 2011 Next Generation Manufacturing Study, identifying key trends affecting the industry and steps U.S. manufacturers can take now to be successful in the next generation. The study, conducted by the Manufacturing Performance Institute, finds that this is a critical point in time for […]
Despite our roller-coaster economy, there has never been a better time to start your own business. Your job might have been rendered obsolete by outsourcing and you might never be able to penetrate the current job market with any degree of success. Why not start your own business? Make a list of things you love […]
If you have an idea for an invention and think everything has already been created, think again. Take a tried and true product and give it a twist! Remember shoulder rides as a kid? You loved every minute, but wished it lasted longer. The Piggyback Rider™ is a mutually enjoyable, effortless way to carry a […]