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Young Landscaper Grows Business Into Thriving 'Weed' Franchise
By Business News Daily Editor | January 25, 2019

What can you learn from Gairad DeCastro who was able to open two businesses before turning 24?

Geeky Girl Reality on Staying Dedicated to Your Audience
By Sammi Caramela | January 25, 2019

Here's why and how Geeky Girl Reality stays dedicated to their audience, and what you can learn from them.

Oprah Winfrey Biography
By Business News Daily Editor | January 24, 2019

From humble beginnings, Oprah Winfrey has gone on to become a business leader and entrepreneur.

The Entrepreneurist: UsTrendy
By Business News Daily Editor | January 23, 2019

UsTrendy is an online fashion marketplace that hopes to help fashion designers break into the industry. Sam Sisakhti tells us how ecommerce saved the business.

$500 and a Dream, the Road to Becoming a Hollywood PR Agent
By Jeanette Mulvey | January 23, 2019

Think you have to know someone to make it in Hollywood? Think again.

6 Questions Every Business Plan Should Answer
By Business News Daily Editor | January 23, 2019

What investors, mentors and advisers look for in business plans.

How to Start a Restaurant
By Sammi Caramela | January 23, 2019

Opening a restaurant will give you a full plate of responsibilities. Here's how to get started.

Steve Jobs Biography
By Business News Daily Editor | January 22, 2019

Apple cofounder Steve Jobs revolutionized the computer industry.

In the Intimate Economy' We're All Potential Entrepreneurs
By Nicole Fallon | January 21, 2019

A part of the larger sharing economy, marketplace businesses facilitate online peer-to-peer transactions for private items like clothing and home goods. One company is calling this the "intimate...

Hourly Nerd Offers Affordable Business Consulting
By Business News Daily Editor | January 18, 2019

Giving businesses a necessary service at an affordable price.

From Brando to Springsteen, Schott NYC Still Dresses the Stars
By Business News Daily Editor | January 18, 2019

Schott NYC's jackets have been worn by everyone from the Ramones to Jay-Z and they still make them here in America.

The Entrepreneurist: Jett McCandless
By Business News Daily Editor | January 18, 2019

What can you learn from Jett McCandless and his company Carrier Direct?

Meet the Queen of King Size Bows
By Nicole Fallon | January 18, 2019

An unsuccessful search for a really big bow led Lynda King to create one of her own — and turn big bows into a thriving business.

How to Start Your Own Craft Brewery
By Business News Daily Editor | January 17, 2019

Learn everything you need to know about opening a craft brewery, from how to create a solid business plan to finding funding and obtaining a distributor.

E-Commerce Technology Helps Social Entrepreneur Support Cancer Research
By Nicole Fallon | January 17, 2019

When social entrepreneur Jessica Ekstrom started her business, she had no idea how to set up an e-commerce store. Here's how Shopify and other technologies have helped her bring hope to young cancer...

The Skinny Business Plan
By Business News Daily Editor | January 17, 2019

You might need a detailed business plan for investors, but for the vast majority of small businesses, the new business plan is on a diet.

12 Business Ideas for Artists
By Julianna Lopez | January 17, 2019

Turn your love of art into a lucrative business with these startup ideas.

Agawam Cinemas Clearly Knows the Right Way to Reopen a Business
By Bennett Conlin | January 17, 2019

After unexpectedly closing, a small-town Massachusetts movie theater reopened thanks to the efforts of a local resident.

Doctor Entrepreneur Franchises Custom Weight-Loss Business
By Business News Daily Editor | January 16, 2019

Rebecca Cipriano is building a business around solving a common problem.

How Many Hours Should Entrepreneurs Work Per Week?
By Bennett Conlin | January 15, 2019

Determining how many hours to work as an entrepreneur doesn't come with a simple solution.

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.

CEO of Cuts Clothing on Managing a Remote Team
By Sammi Caramela | January 15, 2019

Steven Borrelli, CEO of Cuts Clothing, shares how he manages a fully remote team.

Staying Quirky With Quirk Books
By Andrew Martins | January 13, 2019

Quirk Books President Brett Cohen shares his small publishing company's determination to stay fun, grow smart and keep its identity in the face of success.

What is Consumerization of IT?
By Elizabeth Peterson | January 13, 2019

The consumerization trend represents a shift in how businesses adopt new technologies.

How The 125 Collection Inspires and Empowers Others
By Saige Driver | January 13, 2019

The co-founders of The 125 Collection share how they overcame obstacles to inspire and empower others with their 'quote candles.'

The Best Online Business Plans
By Chad Brooks | January 11, 2019

Creating a business plan is easier than ever...

The Basics of Franchising and Today's Top Opportunities
By Bennett Conlin | January 09, 2019

Want to own a business that's part of an established brand and market? Franchising might be the right option for you.

Ethos Health Young Farmers Incubator Brings Mentorship to the Next Level
By Adam Uzialko | January 07, 2019

Ethos Health saw a need for young farmers in the industry, so the company designed an incubator program to mentor the next generation of American farmers.

101 Reasons Being an Entrepreneur Rocks
By Matt D'Angelo | January 04, 2019

Being an entrepreneur can be difficult, but it's not without its benefits. Here are 101 of them.

What the Farm Bill's Hemp Legalization Means for Small Business
By Adam Uzialko | December 21, 2018

The 2018 Farm Bill would federally legalize industrial hemp cultivation and harvest. Here's why this could be a good opportunity for entrepreneurs both in and outside the hemp industry.