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Start Up A Bed And Breakfast

August 24th, 2010 » Comments (0)

As more and more people travel either on holiday or on business there is an increasing demand for comfortable accommodation in most parts of the country. Bed and breakfasts satisfy this need and are ideally suited to locations where the demand could not support a hotel. A bed and breakfast is the ultimate home business […]



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 […]



Start A Handyman Business

May 12th, 2010 » Comments (0)

Love DIY? Fancy yourself as a bit of a handyman? Then perhaps starting a handyman business is could be the perfect business idea for you. Despite the growing DIY market that’s made B&Q and Focus such well known brands there are still a lot of people out there that are stumped by a screw driver. […]



Start A Car Wash Business

April 20th, 2010 » Comments (12)

You might not ever get rich But let me tell ya it’s better that diggin’ a ditch. There ain’t no tellin’ who ya might meet. A movie star or may be even an Indian Chief. (Workin’ at the) car wash. Workin’ at the car wash yeah! So sang Rose Royce in their 1976 hit. They’re […]



Opening A Shop

April 14th, 2010 » Comments (2)

I get a lot of emails asking for my opinion and advice on opening a shop. I suppose it makes sense, given that the ‘corner shop’ is the small business idea that most of us are familiar with before we quit our jobs and become entrepreneurs. Britain has after all long been considered ‘a nation […]



Starting A Catering Business

April 9th, 2010 » Comments (5)

You’ve only got to turn on your TV (or just browse the TV listings) these days to see how popular ‘cooking’ is. Seems we all either want to be, or see ourselves as chefs. Naturally for many of us, when we then consider starting a business, the idea of running a restaurant is near the […]



How To Start A Home Based Web Design Business

July 15th, 2009 » Comments (6)

My first business, which I started on September 11th 2001 was a web design business. Shortly after starting it my brother joined me in the business. We ran it together as a web design company until 2005 when we stopped providing web design and development for customers and focused our efforts on the development of […]



How To Start A New Business

June 22nd, 2009 » Comments (7)

This year over one million new businesses started in the UK and over ten million new businesses started in the USA will fail. Why? Well various government departments, consultants and the press will no doubt produce reports and stories explaining that it’s down to lack of capital, the recession, the credit crunch, red tape or […]



How To Start A Wedding Planning Business

June 19th, 2009 » Comments (0)

A number of readers have asked for more information on how to start a wedding planning business. Whilst it’s not a business I have much experience of (other than planning my own wedding) what follows are some thoughts on how I’d go about starting a wedding planning business. Is there a local market (demand) and […]



How To Start A Blogging Business

May 26th, 2008 » Comments (22)

Starting a Blog is undoubtedly one of the most popular Internet business opportunities at the moment and I regularly emails asking for advice on starting a blogging business. There’s a good reason for this popularity, it’s a cheap business to start and it appears to be an easy way to make a six figure income. […]