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Lighter Than Air Vehicles

January 4th, 2011 » Comments (0)

BBC News had an interesting short spot about Hybrid Air Vehicles and their SkyCat lighter than air vehicle today. SkyCat can operate at up to 10,000 feet and 120 knots, with an endurance of up to 5 days. Not only that, but it can operate on just about any surface and needs no infrastructure or […]



Can You Suggest A Business Idea?

December 3rd, 2010 » Comments (0)

Naturally I get a lot of emails/comments and messages asking me to suggest a business idea for the sender to pursue. Usually I can’t offer anything more useful than the suggestion that they read through all of Business Opportunities and Ideas. It’s not that I don’t want to help or that I’m short of business […]



Become A Driving Instructor

October 28th, 2010 » Comments (0)

Over the years that I’ve been running my own businesses I’ve learned a lot. In particular I’ve learned that there are a lot of aspects of running a small business that I dislike, for example: I dislike giving credit – I’d rather run a cash business, than spend my time chasing payments; I’d rather sell […]



Starting A Bouncy Castle Business

October 19th, 2010 » Comments (0)

Throughout the summer months it’s rare to get through a weekend without seeing kids jumping up and down on a bouncy castle somewhere. And every time I do, I think to myself what a great business idea it is. So why is it such a good business idea? Well it’s relatively cheap to start and […]



Start A Taxi Cab Business

October 12th, 2010 » Comments (0)

Over the years I’ve noticed at lot of the successful small business owners that I’ve met have at one stage or another started and run their own taxi cab company. I’m not sure why that is. But it makes starting a taxi cab company an interesting business idea, so lets take a look at how […]



Developing iPhone Applications

October 7th, 2010 » Comments (0)

If you’re a techie, especially one with a love of iPhones then developing applications (usually referred to as apps) for the Apple iPhone, iTouch and iPad and other iPhone OS powered devices might be the perfect tech based business idea for you. What investment is required to start developing iPhone apps? In order to develop […]



Start A Computer Repair Business

June 11th, 2010 » Comments (2)

If like me you’re forever being asked by friends and family to fix their PCs then starting a computer repair business could be just the business idea for you. How to start a computer repair business Computers are become ever more common, most of us have them at home and the large majority of businesses […]



Congratulations – It’s A Boy!

June 3rd, 2010 » Comments (4)

Regular readers of this blog will have noticed a lack of posts over the last couple of weeks. The reason for that is the arrival of my second son. Just as the birth of my first son made me think of some possible new business ideas so too has the birth of my second. Firstly, […]



Blocking Mobile Phone Signals

May 17th, 2010 » Comments (8)

I recently watched a documentary about the prison Wormwood Scrubs. One of the biggest problems that staff face is managing the inflow of drugs into the prison and the dealing of them within the prison. As well drugs, mobile phones are also being smuggled in as they are provide vital communications to enable the drugs […]



How To Make A Million Dollars – The Warren Buffett Way

April 25th, 2010 » Comments (2)

Making a million is an idea that appeals to us all, be that a million dollars, pounds, yen or whatever currency your country uses. But unless you’re currency is practically worthless it’s not an easy task. In fact, making a million is a bit like eating an elephant, it’s a hugely daunting task, but if […]