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Best Home Business: Start a Green Cleaning Company

Green cleaning fills a niche and isn’t expensive to start. It can be hard to know which type of business to start up, and finding a good niche can be at least half the battle.  Keeping on top of the latest trends is key, and that’s what we’re here for.  Each year, a few hot … Read more…

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Pitfalls To Avoid When Starting Up

Today’s topic is survival, mortality. It’s about strapping on the Kevlar and loading your weapon for the war ahead. In the face of the doom and gloom statistics about failure rates of businesses, it takes a fight to stay alive. And it also requires smart decisions and poise. Here are a few tips for beating … Read more…

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The Amazing Story of Seth Goldman and Honest Tea

The Starbucks of Tea. That was the mission of Seth Goldman and his partner when they conceived of what is now a thriving company, Honest Tea. Goldman and his co-founder Barry Nalebuff wanted to introduce a wide audience to the luxurious, yet accessible, experience of a great cup of tea. The two of them felt … Read more…

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Andrea Kihlstedt: 50-plus Entrepreneur

Do What You Do Best: But More of It. For Andrea Kihlstedt, attaining success over the age of 50 was less about re-inventing herself than about reinventing her approach. She didn’t quit a job as a nurse or teacher and decide to launch a restaurant. Instead, she used the skills she’d been developing all along. … Read more…

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5 Top Drone Startups in 2014

5 Forward-flying companies. A sleek aircraft with a not-so-sleek name, drones are the future. Planes that fly themselves via software can be used in agriculture, delivery, data collection, and a number of fields that seems to be on the daily rise. Frugal Entrepreneur takes a look at 5 hot new drone startups making a difference … Read more…