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Weird Business Idea #2: “Learn From an 8 Year Old”

This Friday’s edition of “Weird Business Ideas” is an oldie, but a goodie. Thank you to Amber over at “Teen Money Making Ideas“ for reminding me of this very inspiring little [...]

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Weird Business Idea #1: “Hangover Helpers”

I’m so excited to introduce our new feature called, “Weird Business Ideas”. Every Friday we will be focusing on a different start-up company that has come up with a truly unique business [...]

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Weird Business #9: “Start a Pet Detective Business”

C’mon admit it. We all saw Ace Ventura. Maybe you laughed, maybe you cried after realizing you were going to be stuck in the theater for 90 minutes, but surely you left the theater thinking a pet [...]


Start a Tutoring Business THIS Weekend (& How to Find Paying Clients)

This is a guest post by Bill Hazelton Education is one of the world’s leading industries and by the year 2017 the private tutoring market alone is expected to top $100 billion. Parents are worried about [...]

Cricket Farming

Weird Business #6: Make Money Cricket Farming

The poor economy definitely forces people to get creative, but when I heard about cricket farming on the news a few weeks ago, I almost spit out my coffee from laughing so hard. I’ve made it habit over [...]

Macquarium Fish Tank

Weird Business #5: “How to Make Money Selling Macquariums”

TGIF! For this Friday’s weird business feature I thought I would share a business that I previously operated….building Macquariums. For those of you who don’t know what a Macquarium is, [...]

Hart Main Man Candles

Weird Business #7: “Pizza Scented Candles”

Meet Hart Main. He’s the 14 year old entrepreneur that is putting the rest of us to shame. Seriously. Main in the founder of Man Cans, a start-up company that has already sold 9,000 of his manly [...]

Pick Up Truck

4 Ways to Make Money If You’re a Truck Driver

If you’re a licensed and experienced truck driver, you have a unique set of skills that not many possess.  As such, if you need to (or want to) and if your primary employer allows you to, you can [...]

College Student Making Money

5 Weird Ways to Make Extra Money in College

There’s nothing wrong with delivering pizzas or waiting tables to help pay your college tuition. But, if you’re looking for a way to ditch the uniform and the set hours, try one of these weird [...]


Weird Business #10: “Selling Manure Online”

You’ve probably heard the saying before that you’ll never get rich working for someone else. It may be old advice, but I believe it’s still strue. Think about it – how many people [...]


How to Make Money by Renting Out Your Clothes

If you’re like most women and teenage girls, you likely have several formal dresses that you had to buy for weddings, proms, fancy dress or other formal events.  While you may have paid high prices [...]

Foreclosure Sign

How to Make $500/week Cleaning out Foreclosures

The trick to entrepreneurship isn’t always how to start a business; it’s what business to start. And it’s also not always about creating something new. When Steve Jobs built Apple, computers had [...]