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Best Business Ideas You Can Start for Under $20
In tough economic times, not everyone has access to capital to start their business. If you only had $20 to start your own business, what business would you start? And how would you spend the $20?

200 Ways to Start Your Own Business
While not expanded on in great detail, if you're just looking for a list of ideas to help you open your mind to the possibilities, this is a great place to start.

Choosing a Business to Start
The traditional approach to entrepreneurship is to research the market, identify a need, and create a business to fill it. In recent years, "Do what you love and the money will follow," has become increasingly popular. But there's an approach that combines the best of both.

Springwise
Springwise scans the world for new business ideas, concepts, and ventures, and reports on these findings in a free monthly newsletter. This is a great source for truly cutting-edge business ideas.

10 Under $20: Legitimate Businesses You Can Start for $20
Whether you're employed and starting a business on the side, a student or homemaker looking for extra income, or unemployed and exploring your options, there are plenty of opportunities to start a business inexpensively. They may not make you a living right away, but all have the potential to grow into full-time work. Take a look at 10 such...

Information Products are Key to Part-Time Business Success
New book explains how to start a part-time business creating information products and selling them online.

New Rules of the Road for Entrepreneurial Survival
New Rules of the Road for Entrepreneurial Survival

More Entrepreneurs Going the Solopreneur Route
More entrepreneurs are starting businesses they run themselves, rather than companies that create employment, according to new research from the Kauffman Foundation.

Entrepreneurs are Getting in the Driver's Seat with Gourmet Eateries on Wheels
A new wave of mobile food truck entrepreneurs is taking hold, enabled by lower startup costs than traditional food retailing and a non-stop appetite for non-boring street food.

Healthcare, Green Industries & Tech Lead Way in Growth Sectors
Even with the economy still lagging, there are high-growth industries emerging that will attract startups, including opportunities in healthcare, green industries, education, and internet and technology. And many of the growth sectors have niches that don't cost a lot to participate in.

Top Ten Business Opportunities for 2004 (Small Business)
Small Business Guide Darrell Zahorsky takes a look at the top small business opportunities for 2004. This includes some obvious ones, like anything in the organic industry, and some not-so-obvious ones, like hot rod accessories.

Best Business Opportunities 2005
2004's hot trends become 2005's hot opportunities. If you're thinking about starting a business this year, here are some of the best new business ideas you may want to consider.

Create Your Own Summer Job: 6 Ways to Make Money This Summer
If you're a recent graduate, a teacher or student off for the summer, or anyone else looking for some quick cash, summer's a great time to start a business. With a little money, some hard work, and a lot of entrepreneurial spirit, you can start turning a profit immediately. And all of these ideas are things you can still walk away from in September if you want to.

The 10 Biggest Stories for Entrepreneurs in 2012
Top stories for entrepreneurs in 2012 include robotics, crowdfunding, Zumba, JOBS act, economy, startups and Google Glass.

Springwise
Springwise scans the world for new business ideas, concepts, and ventures, and reports on these findings in a free monthly newsletter. This is a great source for truly cutting-edge business ideas.

200 Ways to Start Your Own Business
While not expanded on in great detail, if you're just looking for a list of ideas to help you open your mind to the possibilities, this is a great place to start.

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting Your Business
Key questions that entrepreneurs need to ask before starting a business

From Affiliate Marketing to Franchises: A Guide to Types of Businesses
What sort of business should you start? From franchises to affiliate marketing, here are a few ideas.

The Secrets of a Successful Muse Business
A look inside a successful muse business inspired by Tim Ferriss's book The Four Hour Work Week.

Getting Started
How to choose a business that works for you, including home-based business, franchise opportunities, network marketing, ideas on making money online, making money from home, coming up with a business name, building a simple website, writing a business plan, marketing your business and more.

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