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Finding Your Company’s Niche

  Competing with one-size-fits-all and mass production businesses is nearly impossible in this day and age. Powerful conglomerates and big box stores like Walmart have made successfully launching a generalized product or service offering a very difficult endeavour. Consumers think: Why buy your ordinary cotton athletic socks when I can get an almost identical pair for cheaper at Target? Since the boring pair of white socks your pushing has nothing…

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Start-Ups in the Sharing Economy

  In 2011, Airbnb reached a milestone: its one millionth listing booking. It was a clear sign that the sharing economy had been embraced by people all over the world. Today, three years later, it’s evident that the sharing economy is here to stay and that the Airbnb model can work in other sectors. Boats, office space, parking spots, and bicycles are just a few things available to rent via a…

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10 Small Business Models for Under $1,000

Not all business require six-figure business plans and budgets to get off the ground. Here are 10 small businesses that you can launch for under $1,000.   Tutoring Business If straight As and sky-high GPAs is what you’re all about, then consider launching a tutoring business. All you need are a few basic tools – workbooks, calculator, a website, flyers – and you can start marketing your services right away….