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Coffee v’s Tea
Monday, 20 Sep, 2010 – 6:00 | 10 Comments
Coffee v’s Tea

According to the Starbuck’s website they have over 15,000 locations across the globe.  In some cities there’s one on every street corner. In New York they open at 6am and close around 10pm.
In London it’s …

Why franchising might not be right for you
Monday, 6 Sep, 2010 – 6:00 | 9 Comments
Why franchising might not be right for you

Earlier this year my wife and I flew  to New York. Despite 22inch fall of snow overnight (yep, you read that right), we had a fabulous weekend and in between the various snow showers, my …

Start up School Lesson #2: Taking control and gaining your financial freedom
Tuesday, 24 Aug, 2010 – 6:00 | 10 Comments
Start up School Lesson #2: Taking control and gaining your financial freedom

Last week on the blog, we talked about the need to escape from the treadmill and taking control. This is something many of your related to, especially in these uncertain times.
Being an employee is of …

The $100 Start – Up
Monday, 23 Aug, 2010 – 6:00 | 6 Comments
The $100 Start – Up

Last week the Wall Street Journal published an article on the costs of starting a business. Citing Babson College, who have made a study of the costs of start ups who has estimated that on average …

How to Fund a baby or any other dream
Saturday, 19 Jun, 2010 – 6:00 | 22 Comments
How to Fund a baby or any other dream

Maren Kate writer at Escaping the 9 to 5 inspired this post. Maren ran a promotion on her services to fund her Escape to Europe plan.
I don’t plan to travel to Europe this summer. My …

10 businesses you can start in your pyjamas
Tuesday, 23 Feb, 2010 – 6:00 | 14 Comments
10 businesses you can start in your pyjamas

Wouldn’t it be great if you could replace your daily commute with a simple trip to your spare room.

Here are 10 business ideas which you could start in your pyjamas.

Top 5 Mistakes in Setting up a Business
Tuesday, 8 Dec, 2009 – 6:00 | 4 Comments
Top 5 Mistakes in Setting up a Business

There’s lots of advice on the internet, including our site, about setting up a business. A number of sites will point out the inherent pitfalls in setting out on your own. Just like a child’s …

How to Start a Business on a Budget
Thursday, 19 Nov, 2009 – 6:00 | 3 Comments
How to Start a Business on a Budget

During times of economic downturn many people look to starting a business. Either out of necessity or spotting a genuine niche in the market.
If you’re able to offer increased value at lower costs, then starting …