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DIY Business Profiles: Screenarchy

June 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment

A few years ago, I was in “t-shirt” mode. I had this idea that I would make my own t-shirts and then maybe sell them. Mostly I was just interested in the art of screen-printing, but it turned into one of those moments where one thinks, “Can I do this, and also make money at […]

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How to Succeed by Being Different – Do What Compucast Interactive Did

June 4th, 2008 · 8 Comments

I know, I know…”starting a web hosting company is too hard” and “trying to make it as a webhost is a waste of time” because “everyone’s tried it”. (I could put more random phrases in quotes, but you get the point.) It would be like trying to start an online auction company – there have […]

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Daily Inspiration for Entrepreneurs

November 11th, 2007 · 9 Comments

If you have dreams of making a lot of money, I want to recommend something to you. It’s not a blog, it’s a TV show which you probably haven’t heard of – or if you have heard the title of the show you probably never paid any attention to it. The show is The Big […]

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Cash Only Jobs in the Underground Economy

June 8th, 2007 · 5 Comments

When I was in junior high school, I did what my brothers and sister had done before me: I started a lucrative (for a kid, anyway) candy-selling business. We did not get any allowance and so we all had other ways of earning money; this was one that we all dabbled in for a bit. […]

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New Orleans’ Dirty Coast – An Interview with Blake Haney

May 2nd, 2007 · Comments Off

You realize what you love most when you begin to miss it. Sometimes it’s a person, but it can also be a place. That might sound foreign or weird to many of you, but if you were from New Orleans you’d understand perfectly. Back on Sept. 1 of 2005 I ended up leaving my home […]

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Virtual World Rich List – Second Life’s Biggest Money Makers

April 19th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Their avatars and names are fictitious, but their bankrolls are plenty real; get to know Second Life’s top earners and find out how they did it.

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DIY Business Profiles: Sticker Junkie

April 19th, 2007 · Comments Off

This week I profile a very cool business that has proven to be quite successful for its founder. If you read magazines such as Juxtapoz, you might’ve seen their ads. Check it out, and be inspired.

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Why the TurboGrafx-16 Failed

April 16th, 2007 · 15 Comments

It was 1990, and I had just read about a revolutionary video game system only available in Japan. The tantalizing article in GamePro was short and to the point, making me covet this amazing game system (with its yummy 16-bit graphics) all the more. Everything about it – from the weird name, to its diminutive […]

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Tags: Business Profiles · Marketing · Running a Business

The “Henry Rollins” Success Formula

April 13th, 2007 · 1 Comment

I love punk rock. While I really do enjoy many forms of music, and while I truly do love listening to talented musicians of all kinds…there’s nothing like listening to loud punk music. I’m talking about bands like Screeching Weasel, or the Circle Jerks, or Black Flag.

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