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Becoming A Childminder

May 31st, 2007 » Comments (7)

Childminding is an industry largely made up of small businesses based at home. Most full-time childminding work is looking after babies and children under five. As a childminder you may also look after older children in the mornings before school, after school and during the school holidays. You will be responsible for providing a warm, […]

iLetYou – Rent From Anyone, Rent To Anyone

May 31st, 2007 » Comments (1) is a new Internet business that much like Amazon or Netflixs allows you to rent DVD’s and Games but there are a couple of twists. The first twist is that as a consumer, once you’ve picked your film you can then select which of a range of rental stores you wish to rent it […]

Grinding It Out: The Making of McDonalds – Ray Kroc

May 31st, 2007 » Comments (0)

Grinding It Out is the autobiography of Ray Kroc, founder of the well-known fast food chain McDonalds. At the age of 52 Kroc had next to nothing against his name, yet he went on to become a millionaire in a decade. The book details how Kroc first met the McDonald brothers, through to opening the […]

Affiliate Marketing With Zac Johnson

May 31st, 2007 » Comments (0)

One of the best business opportunities that I’ve pursued over the last few years has been affiliate marketing, an opportunity that my business got into purely by chance after meeting an affiliate marketer like Zac Johnson. Zac runs a blog about how to make money as an affiliate in which he discusses affiliate marketing, the […]

Recruitment Consultant

May 30th, 2007 » Comments (0)

Finding the right people to employ is a problem for most businesses. It’s a big problem for those businesses that need highly skilled or specialist workers for example those in the tech industry. Because of this many employers hire external consultants to find and short list suitable candidates. Typically businesses expect to pay fees of […]

CD-WOW Fined £41m And Told To Stop Selling Cheap CDs

May 30th, 2007 » Comments (0)

The BBC is reporting that: Online retailer CD-Wow must pay £41m to British record companies after breaking a deal to stop selling illegally imported cheap albums in the UK. CD-WOW is a company based in Hong Kong and the complaint is that they buy their CDs over there and then sell them over here at […]

China Is Cheap So Brits Get Rich?

May 30th, 2007 » Comments (13)

I watched Brits Get Rich In China on channel 4 yesterday. According to the program every day Brits arrive in China, seduced by wages of 20p an hour, dirt-cheap production costs and over a billion potential customers. The program claimed to “follow the dramatic missions of three British trailblazers as they try to make their […]

Why You Should Buy Me A Beer

May 29th, 2007 » Comments (0)

While I work on this blog for fun and the satisfaction it gives me, it does cost me time and money to run. So if it helps you find the right business opportunity, the right business idea or just helps you improve your current business then please buy me a beer as a thank you […]

Business Mentor

May 29th, 2007 » Comments (0)

As being an entrepreneur becomes more and more socially acceptable, thanks in part the the increase in reality TV shows about business, more and more people are taking the leap and starting their own businesses. Many business owners while being exceptionally technically competent when it comes to their product or service lack the fundamental business […]

Rent Whatever You Need

May 28th, 2007 » Comments (0)

In his post The netflixing of everything Seth Godin described a company Meeting Tomorrow that will ship a projector, a sound system, a wireless microphone or whatever you need for a meeting/presentation directly to your venue. You simply turn up at the venue and it’s waiting for you. Once you’re done just drop it off […]