Entrepreneurial

Blind entrepreneurs boost eBay sales

August 25, 2011

EBay is recruiting an unlikely group of new entrepreneurs into its selling ranks – the visually impaired.

Be careful with free Wi-Fi at your business

By Guest Contributor
August 23, 2011

– Stephanie Rabiner is a contributor to FindLaw’s Free Enterprise blog. FindLaw is a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared here. –

Credit crunch forces small businesses to get creative

August 17, 2011

United National Consumer Suppliers, a Ft. Lauderdale, Florida broker of clothing, toys and other merchandise for discount stores such as Marshalls, has been seeing more suppliers ask to be paid up front amid worries over the uncertain economy.

Online freelance industry gaining momentum

August 11, 2011

Amid the overload of economic doom and gloom, one subset of the workforce seems to be fairing rather well: online freelancers whose services range from graphic design to business writing.

Small business owners turn to pawn shops

By Guest Contributor
August 10, 2011

– Cynthia Hsu is a contributor to FindLaw’s Free Enterprise blog. FindLaw is a Thomson Reuters publication. –

Forcing employees to take time off

By Guest Contributor
August 6, 2011

– Cynthia Hsu is a contributor to FindLaw’s Free Enterprise blog. FindLaw is a Thomson Reuters publication. –

Creditors’ rights: 5 tips on how to collect debts

By Guest Contributor
August 4, 2011

– Stephanie Rabiner is a contributor to FindLaw’s Free Enterprise blog. FindLaw is a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared here. –

Boomer sees business in discarded mannequins

By Guest Contributor
July 22, 2011

Kara Ohngren is a writer and editor at SecondAct. This article originally appeared here. The views expressed are her own. –

Startup Toovio offers “Minority Report”-type ad service for retailers

July 15, 2011

Big Brother has the capability to watch – and respond to – your every spending move. That’s the premise behind Toovio, a startup that has created technology to help retailers and other consumer-facing companies market personalized offers to their customers in real time.

Top 7 moonlighting businesses

By Guest Contributor
July 12, 2011

– Melinda F. Emerson, known as the SmallBizLady, is an entrepreneur, professional speaker, small business coach and the author of “Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months“. This article originally appeared on SecondAct.com. The views expressed are her own. –