Archive | May, 2011

The D-E System Manual – Start Running a Housecleaning and Janitorial Business

The D-E System Manual, first published 4/6/2010 on scribd.com/spr8502/shelf, contains everything a person needs to know to start and run a housecleaning and janitorial business. It includes cleaning procedures for each room of the house along with the chemicals that should be used. It includes copies of all forms that are necessary for running a [...]

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Natural Growth on a Shoestring Budget

Name of your company and URL? Danae’s Creations, LLC (d.b.a.: Danae’s Creations Bath & Bodycare) www.DanaesCreations.com Date started? First “bath & body treat” was created in circa Spring 2007. What is your product or service? Our products—referred to as “treats”—include: Unique Lotion Bars (similar to a bar of soap, but lotion) Exquisite Whipped Shea Body [...]

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Nefsis: Big Business Quality for SMBs in Cloud-based Video Conferencing

What is the name of the site and URL? Nefsis :http://www.nefsis.com   A brief synopsis of the application? What Salesforce.com did for CRM, we’re doing for video conferencing. We’re making high-quality, secure video conferencing, with built-in advanced online collaboration tools, simple and easy to implement for small and medium-sized business. Why did you start this [...]

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Cristina and Andrew

Harnessing the Power of Light through Light Therapy For Life

Name of your company and URL? Light Therapy For Life; www.lighttherapyforlife.com/ What is your product or service? Light Therapy For Life manufactures all-natural low level light therapy devices for treating certain skin conditions and managing pain. Our company offers red light ( promotes blood flow and circulation), blue (an anti-bacterial and used to alleviate acne), [...]

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The Rowers’ Code: A Business Parable of How to Pull Together as a Team – and Win!

About The Authors In 1998 Marilyn Krichko founded the powerful team building program that was to become The Rowers’ Code™, which has already supercharged performance as such companies as Microsoft, Starbucks and Raytheon. Marilyn’s previous business experience includes responsibility for worldwide strategy and marketing programs, IT solution’s delivery, process improvement and executive/team development – working [...]

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Have You Ever Thought About Printing Facebook Photos?

I first did in 2008 and decided to do something about it. My name is Lauren Skidmore and back then I was a student at UNC Chapel Hill studying hard as a chemistry major. I had wanted to be a doctor for as long as I can remember and never really considered another profession. After [...]

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The Ugly Truth about Small Business – 50 Never Saw It Coming Things That Can Go Wrong…and What You Can Do About It

Ruth King Bio Ruth King is a seasoned entrepreneur. In the past 30 years she owns or has owned 7 businesses. Her first business, Business Ventures Corporation (BVC), began operations in 1981. Through BVC she coaches, trains, and helps businesses achieve the business goals they want to achieve. After twelve years on the road, doing [...]

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Birdview Projects – project management for creative teams

What is the name of the site and URL? The product is called Birdview Projects and can be found at http://www.birdviewprojects.com A brief synopsis of the website / application ? Birdview Projects is a web-based project management software aimed at creative teams. It has been in development for over 2 years and we believe it’s [...]

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Dealavue.com has extended deals, not just daily deals – a game changer

Dealavue.com launched in December 2010 as a Performance Driven Advertising website that is pioneering the location-based mobile voucher model. Linking customers with nearby businesses and professional services, Dealavue.com makes it easy to find huge savings in your own backyard. Consisting of over 300,000 subscribers and counting, Dealavue is quickly emerging as a Chicagoland favorite. Unlike [...]

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dignified ebituaries

Reinventing Obituaries to Lower Costs for Grieving Families

Name of Social Enterprise? Our company is called Dignified Ebituaries. www.dignifiedebituaries.com Who is the Social Entrepreneur? I am Kimberly Lasky and I started the company with my friend, Elizabeth Kennedy, after the tragic death of my brother-in-law in 2009. What is your product or service? We are an online obituary and service notification provider. For [...]

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AirRun: What You Want, When You Want It

What is the name of the site and URL? Our website is http://www.airrun.com, but our product is an iPhone app. A brief synopsis of the website / application: AirRun connects two kinds of people – those who need jobs done and don’t mind paying for them, and those with free time who could use some [...]

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Joel Quass

Good Management is Not Firefighting – How to manage using what you already know

Short Author Bio: Joel Quass started out a child just like everybody else, doing chores around the house, mowing the lawn for his parents and enjoying school (most of the time). At age 8 he started delivering a weekly newspaper and at 10, began caddying at a local golf course. Joel’s career in management began [...]

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Roozt connects savvy shoppers with cool & inspiring brands that make the world a better place.

Name of Social Enterprise? Roozt.com Who is the person? What is their background? Brent Freeman, Co-Founder and CEO of Roozt.com. I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, definitely a progressive minded environment that encouraged me to think globally from a young age. But it wasn’t until I got to college at USC that [...]

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Not So Common Sense: Five Tips For Home-Based Business Success

Author Bio: My name is Kara Buntin, and I’m the owner of A Cake To Remember, LLC, a custom wedding cake business in Richmond, VA. I have a background in art and costume design, I’ve worked in retail management, and I earned a Master’s Degree in psychology before going back to culinary school to get [...]

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Handmade, Eco-friendly & Fun: The Journey from Blog to Full-Blown Business

My name is Mallory Whitfield and my company, Miss Malaprop (http://www.shopmissmalaprop.com), got its start as a blog (http://www.missmalaprop.com) in 2006. My company specializes in the very best in unique handmade and eco-friendly gifts, made by a variety of talented artists. My intention from the very beginning was to use my blog to build up a [...]

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Automatically Turning Real Estate Listings into Tweets

TweetLister is an online service that makes it simple for real estate brokers, agents and owners to market their property listings on Twitter. It automatically takes your real estate listings, turns them into information-packed 140-character tweets, and posts them on a scheduled basis to one or more of your Twitter accounts. You can schedule listings [...]

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Changing tutoring – one marketplace at a time

Tutorspree (www.tutorspree.com) is built on a simple premise – parents should be able to find great tutors quickly and easily. To do that, we’ve built a feedback driven marketplace that matches tutors and students based on subject, geography, and price. The idea for Tutorspree came from shared experiences looking for tutors back in high school [...]

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Multiple Desktops and a Browser in the cloud, for FREE!

What is the name of the site and URL? Our company is called iSpaces and can be found online at www.ispaces.com A brief synopsis of the website / application ? iSpaces gives you a free, virtual multi-desktop and a browser in the cloud. Having a virtual desktop dramatically simplifies your digital life. If for example, Facebook, LinkedIn, [...]

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Personalized Gifts Made By Hand with Tons of Heart

Name of your company and URL? The Younique Boutique, inc. http://www.TYBinc.com Date officially launched? December 2001 What is your product or service? Custom bridal accessories and personalized gifts for special occasions Why did you start your company? After September 11, I lost my software interface design job and decided it was time to work for [...]

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Changing Education One Text Message at a Time

I started working on Pocket Literacy Coach in 2009. I officially launched our website – https://pocketliteracy.com – in September 2010. Which is when I made my first dollar. But it was a long journey to get there and there’s still a long way to go before my team and I are supporting every parent to [...]

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