Monthly Archives: August 2012

Information Brokering a Recession-Proof Business

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Innovative Mentoring Program for Prospective Entrepreneurs Members of this profession use high-level skills to find, manage, and communicate information in a multitude of niche industries, according to the Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP). Industry members may refer to themselves … Continue reading

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The Pitfalls of Free Information on the Web

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7 Things You Should Know about Searching the Web How to find, evaluate, and apply information found on the Web are important steps in the investigation process. However, the average computer user believes that putting search terms into Google is … Continue reading

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Q&A Unauthorized Copying

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Q. What can I do to prevent others from copying original material from my website? A. You have  at least five possible avenues: 1. There have been cases in which a web hosting company forced the offending party to remove the … Continue reading

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Career-Changers Find Their Niche in Strange Ways

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2  Unusual Cases that Resulted in Entrepreneurship. Strange Cases… View Free Press Release.com http://tinyurl.com/pz2h99x How Career-Changers Literally Dream  Ideas… PR Web View Press Release 2011 http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/03/prweb5208434.htm New Book Promises to Help Career-Changers with Entrepreneurial Streak Choose the Right Business PR Web … Continue reading

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Self-Employment Niche Q & A

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How to Search for a Unique Home-Based Business*  Q. With a background in management in the restaurant and retail industry, and as a daycare owner, with experience in website design, video editing, and tourism, what unique business could I start … Continue reading

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Self-Employment Q & A

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Budding Entrepreneurs & Government Red Tape  Q. I applied for help in starting a business through the Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) after suffering a major injury. My application was accepted, but it’s been four years of delay.  I have an advocate, … Continue reading

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How Vincent van Gogh Pursued HisTalent Despite Major Obstacles

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Vincent van Gogh 60 Minutes recently rebroadcast a segment on the life of the Dutch impressionist painter. The poignant and tragic life of the great artist underscores a number of important lessons. One could argue that van Gogh’s vocational journey … Continue reading

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How a New Orleans Baker Became a Film Star

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Making Beasts of the Southern Wild There are several cases in which indie films achieved success using bootstrap methods, but Beasts of the Southern Wild has an interesting entrepreneurial slant in that one of the actors in the film was running a … Continue reading

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Self-Employment Q & A

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Relocating for Opportunity Q. I am considering a move across country. Which states would be best for self-employment? A. It depends on your goals. Some states might not be on a fast track for self-employment growth, but will offer resources that … Continue reading

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New Product Ideas

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One Way to Profit from Consumer Complaints People with disabilities couldn’t find the entertainment books they wanted to read through public libraries, such as cookbooks, thrillers, and romance novels. The publishing industry routinely offered bibles and health-related subject matter for that market … Continue reading

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