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How to Turn a Hobby Into a Career -- Without Regrets
Hobby Businesses

How to Turn a Hobby Into a Career -- Without Regrets

Hobbies can run up a big bill and take up a lot of time. So why not turn your hobby into a profitable business? Plenty of reasons.
One Entrepreneur's Gem of a Hobby (Infographic)
Hobby Businesses

One Entrepreneur's Gem of a Hobby (Infographic)

Perhaps not oddly, many entrepreneurs prefer a hobby they can profitably scale. One entrepreneur explains how to find the time and inspiration.
Lauren Holliday
Accidental Entrepreneurs Create a Thriving Textile Business
Starting a Business

Accidental Entrepreneurs Create a Thriving Textile Business

When it comes to theatrical materials, one company is center stage.
Margaret Littman
Why Mixing Business With Pleasure Is Your Recipe For Success
Growth Strategies

Why Mixing Business With Pleasure Is Your Recipe For Success

There's a way to do what you love and make a living at it. Here's one entrepreneur's success story.
Matt Eldridge
Entrepreneurs Who Turned Hobbies into Million-Dollar Businesses
Starting a Business

Entrepreneurs Who Turned Hobbies into Million-Dollar Businesses

These business owners started with an enjoyable pastime and learned marketing, finance and other business skills to find success doing what they love.
Jane Porter
Building a Home Decor Business on Recycled Bicycle Parts
Growth Strategies

Building a Home Decor Business on Recycled Bicycle Parts

A Texas designer uses her passion for sustainable living to strike out on her own.
Michelle Juergen
Savvy Marketing Turns a Hobby into a Successful Business
Starting a Business

Savvy Marketing Turns a Hobby into a Successful Business

How the founders of the YOLO Board have glided to the front of the stand-up paddling crowd.
Margaret Littman
Don't Let the IRS Reclassify Your Business as a Hobby
Finance

Don't Let the IRS Reclassify Your Business as a Hobby

Years of losses can leave some owners with nothing more than a hobby. Here's how to turn your fun venture into an enterprise.
Xtreme Entrepreneurs
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Xtreme Entrepreneurs

Discover what it takes to turn your passion for Xtreme sports into a successful business.