Archive | September, 2010

The Work-At-Home Success Bible: A Complete Guide for Women: Start Your Own Business; Balance Work and Home Life; Develop Telecommuting Strategies

Book: The Work-At-Home Success Bible: A Complete Guide for Women: Start Your Own Business; Balance Work and Home Life; Develop Telecommuting Strategies

A short bio about the business book author: Leslie Truex, also known as The Pajama Mama, truly knows how to combine comfort with making a living. For over a decade she has been working at home, often in her pajamas, and helping others do the same. Before finding success working at home, she ran into [...]

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A Round of Appaws for Dazzle Dog Delight!

Entrepreneur Joy Randel has always had a passion for animals. While her “day job” for many years was to manage large-scale web development projects for many different companies, when she returned home each evening it was the family dog that was the star of the show … and the star of their lives. When the [...]

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Branding Basics for Small Business: How to Create an Irresistible Brand on Any Budget

A Short Bio about the Business Book Author: Maria Ross is the founder and chief strategist of Red Slice, a branding and marketing consultancy based in Seattle. Her passion is storytelling and she has advised start-ups, solopreneurs, non-profits and large enterprises on how to craft their brand story to engage, inform and delight customers. Her [...]

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What do you call a pet made out of carpet?! My-Car-Pet.com

The “Ah-Ha” Moment It was December 2008. The stock market was rapidly declining, and our economy was in the thick of this thing called a “credit crisis.” One cold, dreary Charlotte, North Carolina evening, the inventor of the My Car Pet® carpet creature, Shaun Kruse, walked to his car after a long day of work. [...]

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Books: Starting Your Career as an Interior Designer

Tom Williams was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. In addition to his undergraduate studies in English literature at the University of Tennessee, Mr. Williams studied Interior Design in Memphis, Tennessee. In 1977 he formed T. Lawton Williams Interior Design in Philadelphia. In 1981, he moved to England and, along with partner Robert Hale, founded [...]

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FilmCrave.com – the New DVD Releases, Movies Coming Soon, Top Movie List…Well the Everything Movies Site

Web stats: 300,000 visits, 1.5 million page views and 5 million ad impressions (monthly). Interview with Co-Founder Alex Olson. SM: Why did you start your company? I, along with two other co-founders had an amazing passion for good movies. We once try to get our reviews syndicated to Rotten Tomatoes. So, when they turned us [...]

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Students Read and Ride! A Social Venture

Ward Elementary school started the first “Read and Ride” program in October 2009 for students to ride donated exercise bikes while reading fun magazines and books. We have had a tremendous interest in this program since it is a perfect solution to promoting literacy, while also preventing childhood obesity. In addition, we have found ways [...]

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Book: Split Second Selling – PRACTICE Approach to Leading Revenue

A short bio about the Business Book Author: Drew J. Stevens Ph.D. (Dr. Drew) is the author of Split Second Selling and the soon to be released Ultimate Business Bible and six other business books on sales, customer loyalty, self mastery and business development solutions. Drew helps organizations to dramatically accelerate revenue and outstrip the [...]

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Spearmint Baby – Shoestring Startup Inspiring Mothers

The original vision for www.spearmintbaby.com was to inspire mothers looking for unique and creative ways to enrich the lives of their families. The company was started in April of 2009 and has been profitable since it’s first month. As a child, I worked in my family’s produce business and learned how important it is to [...]

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Eve Blossom “Designs” More than a Plan to Combat Human Trafficking

Eve Blossom was trained as an architect/designer but always had an astute eye for design. In 1995, she studied aboard in Vietnam for two years, restoring French Villas. During this time, she discovered a passion for the hand-woven textiles of Southeast Asia. Throughout the region, she met master weavers, learned their stories and was moved [...]

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Seasonal Consignment Sale Owner, Jenifer Gifford, Is Sharing Her Shoestring Start-Up Success Through Her New Book Consignamania™ ~ The How To Guide To Starting Your Own Seasonal Consignment Business

I’ll never forget the first time I discovered the world of consignment sales – it was soon after the birth of my first child Austin in 2000. I was instantly drawn to the incredible prices of the gently used children’s items. 2003 brought the birth of my second son Aaron and after buying, selling, and [...]

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Sweet Ruby Jane Confections : Dreams are Easier to Fulfill Than You Think

Sisters Patty McCormick and Susan Philipp inherited a passion for baking and candy making from their Grandmother Ruby. Ruby was an old fashioned cafeteria lady back in the days when school meals were made from real food. She developed recipes for her students that she brought home to share with her grandchildren. Patty and Susan [...]

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In Search Of A Dry Night’s Sleep from Cancer Treatments Night Sweats.

A cancer diagnosis brings with it admittance to a fraternity that chooses its members indiscriminately; and for life. For most people, shock, fear, anger and anxiety are just some of the rush of emotions that come with a diagnosis. But acknowledging and effectively dealing with these emotions can greatly assist in the journey through treatment [...]

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Accidental Teen Entrepreneur

A simple idea can change your life. That’s what happened to me when I was nine years old. In October, 2005, my mom was making a product to sell at a craft fair before Thanksgiving. I thought if I helped her paint her craft product that she would split the money with me. To my [...]

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Shoestring Startup – Audimated.com: Revolutionizing Independent Music.

My name is Lucas Sommer and I am a twenty-five year-old music producer and founder of Audimated.com. After ten years in the volatile music business and my work with other independent musicians, I realized the need to help artists monetize their music. In 2009, while running a recording studio part time, I started working for [...]

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Socially Green Publishing Wise with Tree Neutral®

My career as an entrepreneur started out as a dare from my friends. I told them writing a book was easy. They said prove it. So I wrote Attention to Detail: A Gentlemen’s Guide to Appearance. I then posted a single free ad for it in Bottom Line/Personal magazine and in a few months was [...]

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Wearable wordplay and domestic beneficiaries – Palindrome Apparel

In my family, literally everyone’s name is accompanied by medical abbreviations such as, “M.D.” or “PhD,” except for my own. Considering this fact (as well as many others), any family portrait depicting my siblings smiling next to a jet-black sheep would make perfect sense. In all fairness, I made considerable efforts to pursue a ‘traditional’ [...]

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Jordan Gottlieb of Go Green Fundraising is Revolutionizing the Way Groups Raise Money

Jordan Gottlieb played sports starting with soccer at the age of 4 and participated in extra-curricular activities all the way through the end of high school. During that time, he (and his parents) helped with dozens and dozens of fundraisers to pay for everything from a new playground for the elementary school to raising money [...]

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Supporting the Path to Parenthood through Parenthood for Me

Erica Schlaefer and her husband, AJ found out early in their marriage that they would need medical intervention to conceive a child. After four years of battling infertility treatments, an ectopic pregnancy, and thousands of dollars spent out of pocket, they halted medical intervention. The Schlaefer’s decided that parenthood was the ultimate goal, not pregnancy. [...]

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MyAutoTips:Starting a Business with Nothing More Than What Was in Our Heads

Our story: MyAutoTips.com provides money and time saving advice for car buyers, car sellers, and car owners. We started our company because we were tired of people leaving money on the table solely because they did not have full information when making a buying or selling decision. There are plenty of websites that provide car buying, [...]

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