Starting a Business

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Pet-Waste Removal Service

If you can handle the stink of picking up after pups, then this part-time business might be for you.
Business Ideas

Start a Dog Training Service

If you've got a knack for training dogs, obey your passion by starting a training business.
Business Ideas

Groomed for Success

Pamper pets by starting your own pet grooming business.
Business Ideas

Open a Pet Food Store

Whether you sell treats online or in a brick-and-mortar store
Pet Business Center

Pamper Pets by Selling Upscale Pet Products

Some pet owners will go to any length to make their pets happy, which creates a healthy market for your new business.
Venture and Angel Investors

Can Women Raise Angel Funding?

Despite Impressive numbers from women entrepreneurs, many still struggle to attract equity capital for nontech ventures.
Your Business Plan

Putting Share Ownership in a Business Plan

Understanding the fundamentals of share ownership and the importance of including the details in your business plan.
Raising
Startup Financing

Raising "Patient Capital" for Your Business

How to attract funding from people who don't expect an immediate return
Inventing

4 Hot Inventing Trends

What's changed in the world of inventions? It's not just the technology--it's the inventors themselves.
Business Ideas

Start a Green Business

Make money and be earth-friendly with a green products business.
Business Ideas

Make Alternative Energy Your Business

With unstable gas prices and increasing environmental awareness, an alternative energy business could put you on the road to success.
Business Ideas

Lasso Talent With a Staffing Service

This ever-hot industry shows no sign of cooling down. Here's how you can get started in the staffing services business.
Startup Financing

Alternatives to IPOs

IPOs have gotten tougher, but entrepreneurs have some alternatives up their sleeves.
Startup Basics

Starting a Nonprofit Business

If you have a passion for a cause, starting a nonprofit could be for you.
Financing

How to Raise Money for a Nonprofit

You can't promise a return on investment, so what can you do to attract startup cash to your nonprofit? Fundraise.
Inventing

Demystifying Profit Margins and Markups

Wanna get your product on retailers' shelves? The key is knowing how to price your product.
Money Basics

Raising and Lowering Prices

How do you know when to adjust your prices? These quick tips will help you determine the right timing for your business.
Money Basics

Setting Your Entrepreneurial Salary

Deciding how much to pay yourself is one of the trickier questions facing business owners.
Naming Your Business

Changing Your Business Name

Before you undertake a serious decision like changing your business name, consider these four factors.
Startup Financing

Choosing a Business Loan Type

When you're in the market for business financing, determining what kind of loan you can qualify for is the first step.
Business Ideas

Sweet Idea: Dessert-Only Restaurants

Satisfy the strongest sweet tooths with this clever twist on the traditional restaurant.
Business Ideas

A Plus-Sized Opportunity

The plus-sized market is ripe for business opportunity if you offer high-quality products.
Business Ideas

Build Expanded Living Spaces

Once the interior or a house or business is done, it's time to improve the exterior. And that's where your new expanded living space business comes in.
Business Ideas

The Sweet Success of a Chocolate Business

If chocolate is your passion, this could be the business opportunity you've been waiting for.
Business Ideas

Start Your Own Coffeehouse

Coffee is still a viable business idea. Here's how to start your own coffeehouse paradise.
Business Ideas

Start a Home Party Business

This traditional business idea is fresh once again as a new generation of sellers open their homes for direct sales.
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