Good business ideas for small Towns

Good business ideas for small Towns

Do you live in a rural area or small town and you are looking for the best business to start? Do you live in a small community in which there are little chances of long-term survival for any business? Well, truth is, there are still various ways for you to make money in such places; notwithstanding the limited opportunities. Below are 25 rural business ideas you can engage yourself with in small towns . Starting a business in a small town has its [...]


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Small Business Ideas for Students

Small Business Ideas for Students

What are the best small business ideas for college students? Are you an enterprising student and want to start a business in school? Do you want to graduate from school without ever having to look for a job or depend on the government ? Then below are the best business ideas for college students. With the increasing costs of tuition and other fees in schools and colleges, it’s now becoming more than important for college bound students or those already [...]

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Advertisement Ideas For Small Business

Advertisement Ideas For Small Business

Word of mouth is excellent small business advertising but its slow, and may be practically non-existent for new businesses. If you want to grow your customer base more quickly, you have to advertise. This collection of small business advertising ideas presents both the tried and true and advertising ideas you may not have tried yet advertising ideas for your small business to effectively reach your target market and attract new customers. Tried [...]

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Guerrilla marketing ideas for small businesses

Guerrilla marketing ideas for small businesses

Guerrilla marketing is a term reputedly coined by Jay Conrad Levinson in his book, Guerrilla Marketing,first published in 1983. Guerrilla marketing employs unconventional and inventive strategies and tactics to promote and market products and services for minimal cost and maximum return. For small businesses struggling to survive in these difficult economic times, and with the added burden of tight marketing budgets, guerrilla marketing can be an [...]

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Cleaning services business ideas

Cleaning services business ideas

If you don t mind getting your hands dirty and appreciate the sense of a job well done, then a cleaning service might just be your perfect opportunity. Editor s note: This article was excerpted from our Cleaning Service start-up guide, available from Entrepreneur Bookstore. If it can get dirty, chances are someone will be willing to pay you to clean it. And that s why few industries can claim the variety and depth of opportunities that professional [...]

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Small business Ideas for moms

Small business Ideas for moms

By Caron_Beesley, Community Moderator Created: May 9, 2013, 6:57 am Updated: September 9, 2013, 2:31 pm Are you a stay-at-home mom (or dad)? Hoping to kick start an entrepreneurial dream or simply looking to bring in some extra income? Starting a home-based business is a great way to do this. In fact, 52 percent of U.S. companies operate as home businesses (source) and many of today’s biggest brand names were established by stay-at-home moms – (Dorothy) [...]

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Free advertising Ideas for small business

Free advertising Ideas for small business

Last year my husband and I opened a small, seasonal business in this hard economy. Using most of our capital to get it going, we had little left over for advertising. In the process, we learned a lot about free marketing. Check out these practical tips. Leverage Other Local Businesses One of the best sources of driving business is referral. This can be created by networking with other local businesses in your area. It is as easy as walking in their [...]

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Small Business Ideas for Women

Small Business Ideas for Women

Women-owned firms account for 40% of all privately held firms, employ more than 13 million people, and generate $1.9 trillion in sales, according to the National Association for Women Business Owners. However, most of these businesses (97%) have revenues below the million-dollar mark. Maria Coyne, Executive Vice President of Business Banking at KeyBank, hopes to change that. In 2005, she founded Key4Women, a program dedicated to offering women access [...]

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Looking for Small Business Ideas

Looking for Small Business Ideas

Starting a business is an exciting time for individuals who have always aspired to leave their 9-to-5 jobs and build businesses they can call their own. Entrepreneurs are faced with many challenges as they start their businesses -- from planning to marketing. If you’re looking to start a business, embrace the many resources available that can help ease your journey and put you closer to opening the doors of your business. Passion And Skills As you [...]

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Ideas for starting a Small business

Ideas for starting a Small business

Intro Think you need a long time to plan a new business idea? Not quite. As the founders of Startup Weekend can tell you, it doesn t take as long as you might think. The organization conducts 54-hour events where developers, designers, marketers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products and create startups. Filing an LLC, pitching to an investor, and creating a 20-page business plan is absolutely the wrong way [...]

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