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Business Ideas

Starting a business starts with an idea. BusinessNewsDaily has outlined the best resources on finding that idea.

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8 Places to Find Businesses for Sale Online
By Saige Driver | January 15, 2019

Want to own a business without starting one from scratch? Here's where you can find interesting businesses for sale.

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Big City, Small Business: 8 Business Ideas for Entrepreneurs
By Jennifer Post | October 31, 2018

A city with a high population density — and a large potential customer base — can be a great place to start a business. Here are some ideas for small businesses to start in a big city.

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7 Businesses You Can Start With Your Kids
By Jennifer Post | October 26, 2018

Want to spend more time with your kids? Work with them! Here are some business ideas you and your child can start together.

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9 Business Ideas for Fashion Fanatics
By Charell Star | October 16, 2018

Calling all fashionistas: There are plenty of fashionable startup opportunities ahead. Break into the industry with one of these ideas.

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Want to Launch a Startup? 5 Fast-Growing Industries to Consider
By Julianna Lopez | September 28, 2018

Thinking of starting a business? These industries offer lots of opportunities for startups right now.

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How to Start Your Own Successful Clothing Line
By Jennifer Post | September 18, 2018

Got a passion for fashion? Start your own clothing brand with tips from entrepreneurs who have done it.

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Small Town Business Ideas
By Adam Uzialko | August 15, 2018

Looking for a great business idea to start up in a small town? Here are a few we think have potential.

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8 Clever Ways to Use Social Media to Find New Business Ideas
By Saige Driver | August 15, 2018

If you're pulling your hair out trying to think of a promising new business, relax: Your next great business idea may be as close as your favorite social media site.

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Is Direct Sales the Right Career Path for You?
By Mona Bushnell | August 13, 2018

Many aspiring entrepreneurs choose direct sales as a path to self-employment. Here's what you need to know if you're interested in independent sales consulting.

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Successful Businesses Founded in College Dorm Rooms
By Carlyann Edwards | June 29, 2018

Facebook isn't the only business that started in a dorm room.

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Starting an Etsy Shop? Here's How to Do It
By Sammi Caramela | June 16, 2018

If you have a talent and passion for creating quality products, consider starting an Etsy shop to sell your items and earn an income. Find out how here.

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10 Businesses to Start This Summer
By Katharine Paljug | May 29, 2018

There's no time like the present to get your fair-weather business off the ground. Here are our top ideas.

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Best Business Ideas for Animal Lovers
By Ethan Spielman | March 21, 2018

Can't get enough of your four-legged friends? Channel your love of animals into one of these great business ideas.

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10 Business Ideas for Food Lovers
By Nicole Fallon | February 15, 2018

Love food? If you're looking to find a way to live your passion, here's a list of small business ideas for you.

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8 Great Ideas for Your Next Side Hustle
By Sammi Caramela | January 16, 2018

Need some extra cash? Consider starting one of these businesses on the side of your regular job.

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5 Ways to Turn Your Customer Complaints Into Business Ideas
By Business News Daily Editor | January 13, 2018

Do you cringe when a customer complains? If so, it's time to start thinking of those complaints as possible opportunities instead of problems.

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How to Start a Pop-Up Business
By Nicole Fallon | January 13, 2018

Pop-up retail stores capitalize on the excitement and exclusivity of "limited time only" sales. Here's how to start one.

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Got Old Stuff? Start a Side Hustle By Selling It
By Adam Uzialko | October 31, 2017

Peer-to-peer platforms like eBay, Facebook Marketplace and Craigslist could provide an opportunity for a side hustle. Here's how to start a resale business.

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5 Business Ideas That Inspire
By Business News Daily Editor | October 30, 2017

Want to start a business, but don’t have an idea? Look no further. Here are five business ideas we think might help inspire you to start your own.

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How to Start (and Maintain) a Vlog
By Sammi Caramela | October 11, 2017

Got a lot to say and feel comfortable on camera? Start a vlog to share your thoughts and interests. Here's how to do it.

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6 Steps to Becoming an Uber or Lyft Driver
By Saige Driver | October 03, 2017

Employees increasingly value flexibility at work, and Uber and Lyft drivers can work whenever they want. Here are the six steps to become a rideshare driver.

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Food as Medicine: How Ethos Health Marries Organic Produce with Healthcare
By Adam Uzialko | July 17, 2017

Ethos Health is redefining medical care by combining professional physician care with an on-site organic farm that grows its patients' diets. Could the unique business model be replicated and...

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Selling On Amazon? 4 Steps to Success
By Sammi Caramela | July 06, 2017

Amazon is a leading contender in the third-party marketplace industry. Here's how to find success by selling through the company.

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How to Become an Event Planner
By Sammi Caramela | July 06, 2017

Are you an organized creative with a love for planning parties? Event planning might suit your talents and interests. Here's how to thrive in the industry.

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Business Ideas to Capture the Rapidly Growing Senior Citizen Market
By Business News Daily Editor | May 17, 2017

Looking to find a way to market to the growing population of senior citizens? Here are a few business ideas to get you started.

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12 Unique and Useful Pet-Inspired Businesses
By Shannon Gausepohl | April 12, 2017

These wacky but successful animal businesses are proof that sometimes your pets are your best sources of inspiration.

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Find Your Dream Business: Ideas to Inspire You
By Adam Uzialko | February 02, 2017

Looking for a great business idea? Take some inspiration from these unique companies.

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10 Crafty Culinary Businesses
By Shannon Gausepohl | January 05, 2017

From canine cuisine to bacon envelopes, these unique, inspiring and somewhat strange businesses take the foodie trend to the next level.

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How to Start a T-Shirt Business
By Pamela S. Stevens | November 17, 2016

Thinking about getting into the T-shirt industry? Here's what you need to know about starting your own online business.

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How to Start a Photography Business
By Pamela S. Stevens | October 21, 2016

Learn how to start your own photography business, including estimated startup costs and where to find gigs.