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Book Update: Finding Your Niche 2017

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  New book brochure available for download https://nichecreativity.com/book-brochure-2/ Excerpt This updated edition contains more than fifty revisions. New links for educational content are sprinkled throughout chapters. You’ll find an article reprint on work-life balance and time management issues. And fifteen book … Continue reading

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Starting a Restaurant on a Shoestring

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The Great Food Truck Race The second season of Food Network TVs program inspired many budding restaurant owners short of cash to ease into the industry by starting with a  truck. However, it’s a crowded field, and unless a prospective entrepreneur … Continue reading

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Good Indexing

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A Profession in which Good Workers Can’t be Replaced with Technology If you have ever repeatedly thumbed through an index in frustration, trying and failing to find the correct page number for an important passage which you forgot to plaster … Continue reading

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Unique Gel Candles

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Missed Opportunity Lynn Thomas was awestruck by the unusual artistic candles that she discovered at an outdoor market. She was curious about the production method, but the vendor refused to answer questions about how the product was made, explaining that … Continue reading

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Making Money in Hollywood

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Spotting a Unique Niche In the 1970s, Rick Washburn wanted to be an actor and landed minor roles as a hitman and an FBI agent in several movies, according to business editor Paul Barrett. But Wasburn discovered that he could … Continue reading

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Turning a Hobby into a Business

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The Nature Company, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Company, & Famous Amos Cookies are a few examples of early startup companies that were inspired by leisure time activities. Using a pastime as the basis of a business won’t work for everyone, but some budding … Continue reading

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Food Industry Gossip: American Government Bans Canadian Bacon… Say it Ain’t So

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   Bacon lovers who favor the Peameal brand were hit last March with a distressing new policy from the USDA, which issued FSIS Directive 95008.8, which states that consumers interested in personal consumption of any “meat, poultry, shell eggs, or … Continue reading

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Tea for Nobody

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Strange Business When the North American division of the Kraft Corporation bought out a small company, one of the divisions in the acquisition manufactured and sold a popular tea, with a profit of a million dollars annually. However, someone in … Continue reading

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Building a Hair Care Business

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Finding Their Niche In the early 1900s, while her competitors focused on products that straightened African-American hair, Sarah B. McWilliams, who changed her name to Madam C.J. Walker, developed products that helped women of color to grow healthy hair. In … Continue reading

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