Home Advertise Contact Blog Advertiser Login
Newsletter Signup



Business Opportunities for Sale
Home Based
Internet
Low Cost
NEW LISTINGS

Choosing a Business Opportunity Growth and Profit Marketing and Sales
Plans and Goals Running Your Own Business Start-Up
Working From Home Entrepreneur Exchange Feature Articles
Opportunity Community Opportunity Focus In The News

Are You Following The FTC Business Opportunity Rule? If you sell business opportunities, the FTC’s Business Opportunity Rule requires that you give potential buyers a one-page disclosure document. I have inserted a link for everyone to single-click to download the form.
The Brickell Bubble… will it happen or won’t it? Edition v1.5: For those of you not living in downtown Miami called Brickell over the last few years you’ve missed a building of a city pretty much.  It makes me wonder with a billion dollar mall and an estimated 34 new buildings mostly...
Chicago, Ill. — Founded by Todd Hatch in 2004, BusinessOpportunity.com is one of the nation’s leading portals that provides free business opportunities, distributorships, licensee opportunities and franchise information. We’re proud to announce...




Start Up

25 Oct 13 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
Thanks to industry leader LogoMaker, creating a logo design for your business opportunity, distributorship, licensee opportunity or other small business is easy, fast and FREE! All it takes is three easy steps: 1) Choose your icon 2) Use the design tool to create your logo 3)...

16 Sep 13 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
We’ve talked a lot in these pages about just how important it is to have a mentor to guide you in buying, starting and growing your own business opportunity or other small business enterprise. In fact, study upon study where entrepreneurs have been asked what helped them most in becoming successful shows...

22 May 13 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
Contrary to what many of us might think, a new report suggests that the vast majority of entrepreneurs who start a business are

3 May 13 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
Are you a current, laid-off or retired teacher who is looking for an additional source of income or the opportunity to pursue a second career in the exciting and high-demand travel industry?...

26 Mar 13 Posted by: Steph Nissen
in Start Up
Did you start your own business this year? Don't forget that your tax returns are due on April 15th, which is less than a month away! The IRS shared with James Markham of Ernst & Young that the...

20 Mar 13 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
Part of the excitement of starting your own small business is coming up with a cool or clever business name, one that your potential customers will remember and that brands you positively in...

25 Feb 13 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
As you will soon see when browsing BusinessOpportunity.com, there are literally hundreds of great businesses for sale, and they take many forms. While some of the

30 Jan 13 Posted by: Nick Branch
in Start Up
It has never been easier to start and run a successful business, or so history tells us. Recession brings many negative things to bear on Americans, but one of the few silver linings of hard economic times is...

15 Jan 13 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
What will it be? A LLC (Limited Liability Company)? A C- or S-Corporation? How about a Sole Proprietorship? Even a Non-Profit Corporation? Or maybe a Partnership or LLP (Limited Liability Partnership) would be more appropriate? Confused about how to organize your new or existing business venture? Join...

26 Nov 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
Now your total business opportunity or franchise business opportunity startup investment doesn’t have to be an unexpected and unwelcome surprise thanks to an easy-to-use startup calculator provided by the Wall Street Journal. Designed to take much of the guesswork out of the startup process,...

28 Oct 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
In a recent article on Entrepreneur.com, a founder of the hugely successful moving franchise, Two Men and a Truck®, opened up about the critical missteps he, his brother and mother made when they were first starting...

15 Oct 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
According to a new report, there very well may be. Entitled “Women at the Wheel: Do Female Executives Drive Start-up Success?” and conducted by Dow Jones VentureSource, the study found that venture-backed companies with female executives at the helm are more likely to be successful than those...

2 Oct 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
Business opportunities for women abound, and women-owned businesses in particular are on the rise. In fact, about 30 percent of small businesses today are owned and operated by women, compared to just 5 percent in 1970. It’s an...

27 Sep 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
Marking its first annual Google for Entrepreneurs Week, Google announced the launch this week of Google for Entrepreneurs, a website that will serve as a hub for all of the company’s ever-increasing efforts to support startups and entrepreneurs worldwide. The focus of the site will be three-fold: 1....

24 Sep 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
Are you retired and/or age 50 or older and thinking about starting a business or even buying a business or licensee opportunity, distributorship or small franchise of your own? Well, you’re far from alone. In fact, if and when you take that step, you’ll be among thousands of ambitious, like-minded and...

6 Sep 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
Are you a young, ambitious and energetic young person who believes that starting or owning a business opportunity, franchise or other small business is your destiny? If so, this Labor Day weekend marked the launch of a great resource for you, and it’s free. Spearheaded by the Young Entrepreneur Council...

13 Aug 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
If you live in or near New York City and are thinking about starting your own business or buying a business or licensee opportunity, distributorship or franchise, then SCORE’s upcoming seminar, entitled “Starting Your Business: What You Need to Know,” is designed specifically for you. Taught by experienced...

3 Aug 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
The opportunities to own your own business abound, whether it’s starting one from the ground up, buying an already existing one or opting for a proven successful business opportunity or small franchise. But is it really such a good idea to start a business of your own when the economy is still so, dare...

3 May 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
An article on Monday’s Businessweek.com points out that business ownership among entrepreneurs between the ages of 55 and 64 is up significantly over the past 15 years. And although there is some degree of speculation as to why that is, one thing is pretty clear, as explained by Ting Zhang, an economist...

20 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
A new report by the Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) and the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) illustrates how entrepreneurs can save well over...

18 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
VetPower.org is a new non-profit charitable organization that gives America’s veterans the opportunity to start their own home-based or other small businesses, business opportunities or franchises. Founded by Kevin Humes and Frank Campanaro―two...

8 Mar 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
If you’re an entrepreneur with a great idea but you’ve exhausted all your personal resources for startup funding―as well as your friends and family―it might be time to look for an angel investor. Angel investors are wealthy individuals who are willing to invest anywhere from a couple of hundred thousand...

27 Feb 12 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Start Up
SCORE mentors deliver FREE, confidential, valuable advice for your business needs. Whether you are a start-up or an existing business, our mentors will help you reach customers and achieve your goals. A nonprofit association dedicated to encouraging the formation, growth, and success of small business...

5 Jan 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
Once again a new year presents us all with the chance to reinvent ourselves and set an exciting new course toward prosperity by taking control of our own futures. If that includes, for you, starting your own home-based or other small business or franchise, you’ve come to the right place! The list...

30 Nov 11 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
When the stock market fell in 2008 and panic ruled the land, Dave Ramsey wondered what was wrong with him that he just wasn’t afraid. “I was not vulnerable to the mess that seemed to be looming,” he says. “I was like the little pig who built his house of brick, not hay or sticks.” In his new bestselling...

1 Nov 11 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
In his recently released New York Times bestseller, “The Lean Startup,” entrepreneur and master business-startup blogger Eric Ries lays out a host of business strategies that have caught the nationwide attention of prospective and current business owners alike.  The basic supposition of Ries’...


1 Sep 11 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
Entrepreneurship in America is a vital source of employment, economic growth and innovation.  In fact, it’s one of the few things that continues to make our nation great and that will ensure we remain globally competitive for the foreseeable future.  Policymakers and pundits alike would agree that encouraging...

8 Jun 11 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
Mixing business with pleasure, they say, is never a good idea.  But millions of home-based and other small business owners who run successful businesses with their spouses would disagree.  Despite these success stories, the truth of the matter is that it just doesn't make sense for everybody. So before...

27 May 11 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
If you're in the market for a business opportunity or other small business or franchise, your credit standing may very well be a critical part of your ability to get started and stay afloat, especially during the first year.  That’s why it’s so important for you to understand what your personal credit...

23 May 11 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
If you’re an entrepreneur who is marketing a home-based or other small business opportunity or franchise to others, making the investment of time and resources into any prospect is somewhat of a risk.  And let’s face it, your hard work doesn’t always pay off when someone you thought would be a good fit...

15 Apr 11 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
A recent Associated Press-LifeGoesStrong.com poll shows that baby boomers are seriously worried about their finances as they approach retirement age.  In fact, many believe they...

4 Apr 11 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
SCORE is America’s leading source of FREE and confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs, offering both online and in-person counseling out of its more than 350 locally based offices nationwide.  The non-profit’s 13,000-strong...

11 Mar 11 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
Okay, so you’re getting ready to launch your own home-based or other small business venture.  Half the fun is naming it, right?  Although there are some rules that pretty much everyone can agree upon―don’t pick a name that’s too close to something that’s already been done or one that’s easily misunderstood...

24 Nov 10 Posted by: Zipporah Porton
in Start Up
If you’re the entrepreneurial type, the American Dream is to have a business of your very own.  You may want to create or purchase a business opportunity, distributorship, licensee opportunity or small franchise that can be run right out of your home.  Any one of these options is attractive for a number...

21 Oct 10 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, your chances of making it in business for five years or more are roughly 50/50.  Okay, so the odds could be better, but they could be a whole lot worse too.  As is true with so many things in life, much of how you perceive your odds depends on your...

11 Oct 10 Posted by: Zipporah Porton
in Start Up
As the economy went south at the end of 2008, businesses around the country – large and small – were hit hard. Many large companies laid off thousands of employees (CitiGroup, AT&T) and others went completely under (Circuit City, Lehman Brothers). With the big guys going down fast, it’s easy to imagine...

3 Aug 10 Posted by: Zipporah Porton
in Start Up
Everywhere you turn, people are snacking on cupcakes. What began as a cute novelty is now a bona fide trend that is popping up everywhere. Instead of going out for coffee or a drink, people head to their local cupcake shop to socialize with friends. Sometimes the next best thing can over saturate...

20 May 10 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Start Up
“According to a survey by Arthur Anderson Enterprise Group (www.anderson.com) among businesses with up to 19 employees that got (startup) funding, the sources were: 68% bank business loans, 22% leasing, 16% vendor credit, 12% credit cards, 9% private...

19 May 10 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Start Up
In today’s economic climate, obtaining a small business loan, and even a simple bridge loan to make payroll, can be a monumental task.  While I can’t show you ways to “beat the system”, I can show you how you can stack the deck in your favor by doing some up-front preparation.  Getting the proper...

23 Feb 10 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Start Up
If you’re establishing a work-at-home business or a home office to run a computer-based business opportunity you will need a few basics to get you started and keep you pointed in the right direction to grow your budding business. Here are the basics you will need to get started:
  • Throne:...

23 Feb 10 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Start Up
If you’ve ever operated a home-based business opportunity or even a large franchise you know that setting goals is critical to gagging your success. Setting goals should be an integral part of your overall business strategy from the very first day. Taking advice on what those goals should be can be...

18 Feb 10 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Start Up
If you’ve been one of the unfortunate people that signed up for a home-based business opportunity, distributorship, licensee opportunity or even a small franchise only to NOT see the success you were sold on, I feel for you; however, you’re not alone. I have some tips for you to possibly revive that...

14 Dec 09 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Start Up
Many often ask this question of entrepreneurs, but have you ever asked it of yourself? Do I really love what I do? Maybe what you do is out of a real necessity or perhaps you feel the "need" to do it. If you are in business for yourself and don’t know the answer to this question, you need to ask it now....

7 Dec 09 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Start Up
Seeking sound legal advice when buying a business opportunity is a critical step one should take before signing anything. Consultation with a legal expert who can answer your questions while guiding you is worth the time and money. In addition, legal experts can review and evaluate documents before you...

1 Dec 09 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Start Up
An Exclusivity Clause is part of a larger legal document and is often overlooked by many who are eager to get started in business. In addition, many don’t take this part of the document as seriously as it should be taken, and don't truly understand the meaning after signing the legal document. The...

30 Nov 09 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Start Up
While a Business Opportunity can have a lower threshold of entry investment with a fairly good shot of success, it doesn’t mean you’ll end up winning if you buy a Business Opportunity system versus a franchise system. In fact, a Business Opportunity has a couple of major pitfalls of which you should...

28 Nov 09 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Start Up
Buying a Business Opportunity is much easier than buying a franchise. This is not to say that buying into a franchise is a bad thing; it isn’t. Franchise investment has its own advantages that you may want to consider. However, a Business Opportunity has a few specific advantages that a franchise can’t...

10 Nov 09 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Start Up
You’ve purchased your business opportunity, distributorship, or small franchise, and now you plan to operate it from your home. You’ve found your source of capital, you understand your business market sector, you understand your local zoning laws, you understand how to market your overall business and...

6 Oct 09 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Start Up
There are many factors that go into whether or not a small or home based business is a success or a failure. Competition, the economy, or just bad luck could all play a factor in how far a business goes. The most important element however is still the person or group of people that started the business...

28 Sep 09 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
Maybe it’s because you haven’t yet landed that dream job you hoped for right out of college. Or perhaps you’ve lost faith in what was once the more traditional standard for employment, where employee loyalty was reciprocated by employers. Maybe you’ve always been someone who takes the initiative and...

22 Sep 09 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Start Up
Retired and need some additional income? Maybe you’re older and wiser and want to pursue that long-held dream of being your own boss…finally! Looking to launch a second career? Read on... Over 300 people turn 60 years old every hour in the United States. Each of them is a Baby Boomer. They are an...

28 Aug 09 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Start Up
Deciding to break away from the pack and walk out on the corporate world to start your own business is a big decision. You know it will require more work and dedication, and it comes with a high risk that you must face without the safety net you may have had when working inside another company. I believe...





If you’ve ever wondered whether or not you have what it takes to become a travel and leisure entrepreneur, working from the comfort of your own home while earning as much as 100% commission on the sales of exciting cruises and destination vacations, then you owe it to yourself to listen to Terri Maldanado. As...
Read More




With THREE YEARS of PROVEN CUSTOMER DEMAND AND EXPLOSIVE GROWTH now we’re expanding coast-to-coast. Call toll-free today 1-877.687.3748 x 1 for details.

Premium Sponsor


Small business is the driving force behind our economy. But most small businesses are struggling to take advantage of their most valuable asset – existing customers.

START A BUSINESS – or expand an existing one – and join an exclusive network of entrepreneurs who are using an innovative TURNKEY PUBLISHING SYSTEM to help local small businesses turn their customers into raving fans.

Customized digital magazines give small businesses a powerful marketing tool. As a member of the Main Street Publisher’s Network, you can build a profitable business using your skills, experience and business connections showing local clients how they can turn their customers into raving fans.