Posts Tagged ‘Business Research’


Transforming an “Ordinary” Business to an Extraordinary Moneymaking Machine

June 27th, 2010 by Rob

One of the key lessons from Dan Kennedy’s “How to Make Millions With Your Ideas” is that it is very difficult to make money from as-yet-unseen, revolutionary products or services. After all, how do you even know that a real market exists for your new idea? A more low risk alternative is to make an […]

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Buying and Selling Websites – Part 2

June 2nd, 2010 by Rob

To recap, in the last post I asked why when S&P 500 companies are valued at 15.7 times their annual net profits, websites listed on http://www.flippa.com/ are selling for 1 times profit. My personal view on this is as follows: S&P 500 companies are large established businesses commonly in traditional sectors (oil and gas, mining, […]

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Buying and Selling Websites – Part 1

June 1st, 2010 by Rob

Buy a website, renovate it and sell it. Sound easy? If you consider that the renovation can be outsourced for $5 per hour online then perhaps it does. Being a fan of Ed Dale I was recently watching his YouTube videos on “Dominiche” which was his teaching course this very topic. A Google search “buying […]

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Stop and “Begin”

June 1st, 2010 by Rob

Stop trying to find the perfect business idea, just pick one and “begin”. This is a very inspirational post:

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Business Plan – Do you Really Need One?

May 30th, 2010 by Rob

Interesting article on business plans which talks of successful entrepreneurs seemly flying by the seat of their pants. I read it with scepticism and in fact Andrew Burke from Cranfield University finds that startups with a business plan grew one third faster than those….

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Business Ideas – Have You Experienced This?

May 22nd, 2010 by Rob

I had a business idea a few years ago to build an e-commerce website selling the goods and services of small businesses that make jewellery, home ware, beauty products, etc.

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I Love Google Reader!

May 18th, 2010 by Rob

I am loving Google Reader! This little tool is saving me probably 1 hour per day. My research on business opportunities is involving reading a lot of blogs (by the way, a nice one for business Q&A I found recently is Startups.com).

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