Speed dating has been the latest craze in match making, or at least it has been offline to those who sit down over a quick cocktail and 5 minute conversation to form judgments about whether or not they could potentially fall in love with their quickie date match. Not surprisingly, as internet dating is also all the rage, speed dating has gone online with a number of different online match makers specializing in fast match-ups.
Pop-up business are all the rage these days because of their decreased environmental impact, and the fact that they can be picked up and moved to make sure they're always in the hottest location. What better business for a pop-up structure than a barber shop?
We're at the height of birthday party season for children across North America, and while parents are having parties with cake, balloons, and at best, bouncy castles; the competition is steep to throw a party that kids will still be talking about when school starts again in the fall.
With the popularity of Twitter growing rapidly, businesses around the world are incorporating its use into their business models. The most recent business to use Twitter to expand their appeal? Package Track App.
Ever wondered how people would define words if given the option? Or how specific words have meaning to their lives? Check out Wordia, a recently-launched crowd defined video dictionary that might not win any grammar awards, but is worth the entertainment.
As the world is discriminating against smokers, there's a whole world of possibilities for those looking to make services a little more accessible to those that can't seem to detach themselves from their cancer sticks for long enough to do anything.
It's never too early to have good ideas, and children are constantly coming up with them. Unfortunately, it can be hard for young and aspiring entrepreneurs to get the attention of someone who can help take their business from an imaginative idea to a successful business. However, there are 5 young entrepreneurs out there who have broken through those barriers in order to launch successful businesses that have been helped and not hindered by their age!
After I recently wrote an article about a restaurant that deals exclusively in PB&J based meals, a reader suggested S'MAC, another restaurant that features a food that will take you back to your childhood and to the days of your mom's hearty home cooking. I really hope you like cheese; but who doesn't?
Recently I've been talking a lot about wine and wine related products, I'm not sure what that says other than the fact that perhaps it's been a while since my corkscrew has made in appearance. However, since not everyone likes to drink, let's focus on a company that gives the same benefits of wine, but without the alcohol.
Sometimes business concepts couldn't be any simpler. It's all about coming up with a time consuming activity that people need to do, but would rather not, and then doing it for them at a price. Since iPods are all the rage lately, this year's most obvious and industrious business relates to this trendy gadget.
Recently I introduced you to wine served in test tube bottles for single servings of wine. Now, let me introduce you to one of their competitors, that also offers single servings of wine, but this time in a more portable format.
Despite the cravings that can accompany pregnancy, it can be challenging for women who are expecting or nursing to focus on maintaining a balanced diet that is crucial for the health of a baby. It can take a lot of effort to research the foods that are beneficial and those to avoid, and who wants to do that when exhausted from pregnancy or caring for a brand new baby. A new brand of food just for pregnant women, takes the thought out of nutrition in pregnancy.
People crash and burn all the time. A failed business, a stock market fiasco, an unexpected job termination. If there's anything you can bet your money on, it's that life doesn't always work out as you plan.
So prepare, prepare, prepare! Most people don't understand how much psychological well-being plays into being an entrepreneur. Knowing what you should expect and how you should deal with it is winning half the battle.
Peanut butter has forever been a staple in sandwiches that appear in lunch bags and snack tables around North America for years. But with increased knowledge about peanut butter allergies, it can be difficult to find somewhere where you can sit down to enjoy a good old PB&J sandwich, that is if you don't where to look. One restaurant franchise brings peanut butter back into the accepted mainstream, by serving nothing but peanut butter.