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Start a Printing.com Franchise

April 30th, 2007 » Comments (0)

Printing.com provides a printing service on a wide range of stationary. They have a range of franchisees across the country and one central state of the art production hub. They offer four different franchise levels: Bolt-on Franchise – where you add their branding and capability to an existing business. Start a Store – where you […]



Buy A Domino’s Franchise

April 29th, 2007 » Comments (4)

Along with a McDonald’s franchise, Domino’s Pizza is another franchise with a well known brand. Domino’s Pizza is world renown in pizza delivery and one of the most successful franchise businesses ever. They have more than 8,000 stores in over 50 countries. Domino’s Pizza operates a turnkey scheme which means that all property identification, acquisition, […]



Buy A McDonald’s Franchise

April 28th, 2007 » Comments (0)

Franchising can be a great way to start out in business and where better to start than one of the most successful franchises ever, McDonald’s. After all one of the key benefits to buying a franchise is gaining a well know brand and that’s certainly something McDonald’s have! McDonald’s is one of the few brands […]



Making The Most Of Bad Reviews

April 27th, 2007 » Comments (0)

No matter how good your business is not everyone will see the appeal of your product or service. Sometimes this will lead to bad reviews in the press or online. This was recently discussed on the UK Business Forums when Claire asked about dealing with bad press. Her business is The Crystal Chick and they […]



Sell Japanese Pens

April 26th, 2007 » Comments (1)

Business 2.0 is reporting about JetPens a business run by three students at Stanford University. The students, Lily Kim, Shu Lindsey, and Adrian Mak had trouble finding the precision pens they liked to use, the Japanese-made ultra thin ones with tips half the width of the average ball point. Unable to find what they wanted […]



Are You An Entrepreneur Or A Wannabe?

April 25th, 2007 » Comments (0)

Wannabes obsess about the big idea. Entrepreneurs obsess about great implementation. Wannabes focus on positive thinking. Entrepreneurs plan for multiple contingencies. Wannabes want to get on TV and get “famous.” Entrepreneurs want to build their business. Wannabes seek a perfect plan. Entrepreneurs execute and adjust the plan later. Wannabes wait for their lucky break. Entrepreneurs […]



Which Would You Buy?

April 25th, 2007 » Comments (0)

The marketing expert Seth Godin recently wrote about Triangulation on his blog and how it applies to marketing. He makes the very simple point: There are two wines for sale at dinner: $9 a bottle or $16 a bottle. Which one do you order? Now, imagine that there are three, and the third is $34. […]



Forums Added To Site

April 25th, 2007 » Comments (0)

I’ve added some forums to the site. Please feel free to use them to discuss the site. All suggestions for more topics etc are most welcome.



The Startups Awards

April 24th, 2007 » Comments (0)

20,000 UK Start-up businesses fail every year… The Startups Awards celebrate the success of those who make it! 400,000 new businesses start up each year in the UK. Yet as many as one fifth of these cease trading within their first 12 months.* It is vital to recognise the successful new companies who continue to […]



Make It At Home

April 24th, 2007 » Comments (0)

There’s surely got to be some amazing business opportunities to be explored alongside the Fab@Home project. Fab@Home is a website dedicated to making and using fabbers – machines that can make almost anything, right on your desktop. The look something like this: Fabbers (a.k.a 3D Printers or rapid prototyping machines) are a relatively new form of […]