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BusinessOpportunity.com Identifies Ten Hot Business Opportunity and Other Small Business Trends for 2013

January 20, 2013 – 2:04 am |

Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) January 18, 2013
BusinessOpportunity.com looks upon the new year as a time to examine where the company has been and more importantly, where it’s headed. As the decision to become and remain an …

Real Business Owner: Michelle Jin, Zone 6

January 15, 2013 – 10:40 pm |
Clutch purse from Zone 6.

We chatted with small business owner, Michelle Jin of Zone 6 about launching her fabulous, California-inspired handbag business in San Francisco, CA. She’s learned a lot a long the way. Here’s what she had to …

Contributor: Brian Dixon

January 15, 2013 – 10:13 pm |
Brian Dixon

Brian Dixon, Managing Partner of Fifth Street Financial Group & Principal, Securieon Group
Brian Dixon brings a wide range of experience from several careers that have include currency trader, corporate currency hedger, financial advisor, insurance consultant, …

Contributor: Melissa Shimmin

January 15, 2013 – 10:05 pm | Comments Off
Melissa Shimmin

Melissa Shimmin is an awarding-winning creative/art director with nearly 20 years experience with corporate identity, print, advertising, sales collateral, branding, marketing, the web, and much more. With an extensive design background Shimmin has worked for …

Real Business Owner: Anne Jelinek, Pulse Kettlebells & Yoga

January 14, 2013 – 5:16 pm |
Anne Jelinek

We interviewed small business owner and personal trainer, Anne Jelinek about launching her company Pulse Kettelbells & Yoga, located in Sunnyvale, CA. Here she shares some of her experiences in starting up her fitness business.
Q. What’s …

New Contributor: Doug Bend

January 12, 2013 – 11:03 pm |
Doug Bend

Doug is the founder of Bend Law Group, PC, a law firm focused on advising small businesses and launching startups. He is passionate about providing exceptional legal service to entrepreneurs so they can focus on successfully running …

Real Business Owner: Jared Doumani, Persnickety Painters

January 9, 2013 – 11:29 pm |
Jared Doumani

Q. What’s the name of your business?
A. Persnickety Painters
Q. What business/industry are you in?
A. Painting Contractor
Q. What made you want to launch your own company?
A. I am unemployable.
Q. What was your biggest hurdle you discovered when …

Real Business Owner: Diane Phillips, DK Designs

January 9, 2013 – 1:08 am |

Q. What’s the name of your business?
A. DK Designs
Q. What business/industry are you in?
A. Wedding
Q. What made you want to launch your own company?
A. A dear friend of mine convinced me to open my own …

Real Business Owner: Lara Fabens, Lodestone Consulting Services

January 7, 2013 – 6:49 pm |
Lodestone Logo

Meet Lara Fabens, owner of Lodestone Consulting Services. Lara’s company helps businesses put into words what they themselves cannot with marketing copy for websites, white papers, instruction manuals and the like.
Q. What’s the name of …

Real Business Owner: Lisa Malachowsky, Dive N Ride Adventures

January 5, 2013 – 3:25 am |
Dive N Ride Adventures Owner Lisa Malachowsky

Meet Lisa Malachowsky, owner of Dive N Ride Adventures, a small business dedicated to providing exciting adventures for scuba divers and motorcyclists.
What’s the name of your business?
Dive N Ride Adventures
What business/industry are you in?
I’m in …