business startups

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30 Home Based Business Ideas With No Start Up Costs

Want to work from your home as a drop shipper or a party planner? Here are 30 home based business ideas, to help you figure out how to make money on the side without paying start up costs. If the idea of a home based business is new to you, read The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, […]

How to Blog About Something You Love

You want to blog about your love for lions and tigers and bears (oh my!) with the world? Awesome! Here’s the first of my Four-Day Series on how to blog about something you love. These tips are geared towards women over 40, but are applicable to all ages and most genders. In Starting a Successful Blog When You Have No Clue, G. Gabrielle […]

How to Start a Food Truck Business

Here’s how one entrepreneur figured out how to start a food truck business. She started by sharing her Christmas baking to is now the owner of a mobile bakery. Coni Brigner tells us how she started her food truck business – right from coming with the idea and business plan for Sweets on the Streets. A blog post could never […]

How to Get a Small Business Loan

Getting a loan for your small business may be the first step to making money from your home-based business!  These tips for small business banking are from finance and banking expert Michael J. Harris of Aperture Capital. “Know not only your banker, but also a few other members of the local office, including the Regional Vice President,” says Harris. “Banking is a notoriously transient […]

How to Turn Your Hobby Into a Business

How do you turn your hobby into a career? Here’s how five female entrepreneurs did it – they went from hobbyist to small business owner. If you want to start selling your craft, service, or project, these tips will help you create, produce, and venture out into your own business! “You can’t force a Wildly Improbably Goal to happen, but you can […]