Category: Trends

New phone service enables easier global communication between U.S. entrepreneurs and Chinese suppliers

By Karen Axelton Does your company do business with a supplier in China? Calling them could get a lot easier ...
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Beyond the elevator pitch: Try the dumbwaiter pitch

By Karen Axelton You’ve perfected your “elevator pitch”—the one- or two-sentence description of your business that’s short enough to deliver ...
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Next hot food trend: Macarons?

By Karen Axelton No, that's not a typo in the headline. We're not talking macaroons or macaroni, but macaron - ...
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Senior business start-ups surge

By Karen Axelton My dad has long been convinced that the next big wave of business startups will be seniors ...
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New twists on the cupcake business

By Karen Axelton Cupcake businesses remain hot, but now some new twists are popping up. Here are two we’ve seen ...
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23 Best Businesses to Start Right Now

By Rieva Lesonsky I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again—there’s never been a better time to start your ...
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Americans crave candy, no matter the economy

By Rieva Lesonsky Jan Norman at The Orange County Register highlighted a fun entrepreneur in her blog recently. Jan found ...
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Are doughnuts the new cupcakes?

By Karen Axelton Recently we blogged on this site about how cupcake-only stores are still a hot business to start ...
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Hot market, tasty food trends, green patents and more

By Rieva Lesonsky Recently I joined Steve Strauss and Susan Solovic as one of the regular experts on AT&T's Small ...
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Top 10 hiring trends for 2010

By Maria Valdez Haubrich Who’s looking forward to an awesome 2010? I know I am. Maybe this year you can ...
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100 top trends to watch in 2010

By Karen Axelton Market research firm JWT recently released its list of “100 Things to Watch in 2010.” While many ...
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Hot food trends for 2010

By Karen Axelton The Food Network has just released its predictions for the top food trends for 2010, Marketing Daily ...
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