Saturday, June 29, 2013

How to Start a Swamp Logger Business

Swamp Logger BusinessSwamp logging is a specialized niche sector of the timber business. The swamp logging business requires both specialized heavy equipment and specialized knowledge. In addition, you will need specific knowledge of timber species and the value each species has based on timber being -- a saw log (log sawn into lumber), pulp wood (log used for paper) or veneer-grade logs (logs made into veneer for furniture). Additional knowledge essential to success is the difference between hard and soft woods, as well as the value of the different species of hardwood logs.

How to Start a Commercial Aquaponics Business

Commercial Aquaponics Business
Aquaponics refers to the rearing of fish and plants together in a controlled environment. It is a combination of aquaculture, the rearing of fish, and hydroponics, the growing of plants without soil. In aquaponics the water from the fish tanks is used to grow the plants. The plants get their nutrients from the nutrient rich water produced by the fish wastes. Since in the process of deriving their nutrients from the waste water, the plants are actually cleaning the water, the water is thus recycled and reintroduced into the fish tanks. Aquaponics is commercially viable that a farmer sell both fish and plant products, such as lettuce, tomatoes and spinach.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

How to Start a Hotel as a Business

Hotel as a Business
Starting a hotel as a business can be a challenging but profitable undertaking. Whether you’re envisioning no-nonsense accommodation for business travelers, high-end boutiques or a comfortable bed-and-breakfast, you’ll want to spend ample time researching and planning before taking the plunge because there’s plenty of competition. In 2008, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 64,300 establishments providing overnight accommodation in the U.S.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

How to Start a Riverboat Casino

Riverboat Casino
In response to state laws prohibiting gambling, cruise boats found a way to generate revenue by operating casinos on board. Using international waters, cruise boat operators can circumvent state limitations. To open and operate a small riverboat casino business, you'll need to make sure that you comply with your state's gambling laws in addition to any federal gambling regulations. Each state is largely responsible for regulating gambling within its boundaries, but the federal government has a limited right to regulate gambling on Native American territories and some forms of interstate gambling through Congress and the federal Commerce Clause. Your state's gaming laws apply to small and large business owners.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

How to Start a Small Business Selling Computer Parts

Selling Computer Parts
Computer parts include memory chips, hard disks, flash cards, external storage devices, monitors, cables, input devices and various accessories. The computer industry is very competitive, with small players and established big names going after huge worldwide demand. You can sell computer parts from a physical store, an e-commerce store or an auction site. Parts resellers, small computer manufacturers and owners looking for quick upgrades are some of your potential customers. Starting any small business requires a business plan and adequate financing.

Monday, June 24, 2013

How to Start a 7-Eleven Business

7-Eleven Business
7-Eleven stands as one of the world's best-known convenience store brands. With franchise locations in both the US and around the world, franchise owners find lucrative opportunities under the 7-Eleven banner. According to Entrepreneur Magazine, as of 2010, the company claims just over 6,500 American franchise owners, along with another 30,500 international locations. In order to become one of their ranks, a prospective franchise owner must complete a rigorous screening process and produce the bucks necessary to support a branch of this highly recognized and established brand. From start to finish, the 7-Eleven franchise process only takes two to four months to complete, so a business owner could be operational in very little time.

How to Start Your Own Tea Cafe

Own Tea Cafe
You already know how good a warm cup of tea can taste. Perhaps you pride yourself on knowing many different blends and what tasty pastries they should accompany. With some ingenuity, hard work and capital, you can turn your love of tea into a thriving tea cafe business. Whether you decide to focus on the college crowd, business crowd or a combination of both, location, great products and impeccable customer service will be key to your success.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

How to Start a Personal Chef Company

Personal Chef Company
If you like to cook and the entrepreneurial flame is burning, then you might want to consider opening a personal chef company. While you might relish the opportunity to create a great-tasting meal for your family, there are plenty of other people who don’t … or just don’t have the time. Although a penchants for cooking is important, the successful professional chef will also be personable, organized and creative. You’ll also need lots of energy to manage the multiple tasks associated with this type of business.

How to Start a Media and Public Relations Business

Media and Public Relations Business
Media and public relations firms are widely used by small and large businesses across various industries. From fashion designers and boutique owners to upscale restaurants and authors, media and public relations firms are hired to help spread positive news about their businesses, and attract the attention of their target markets and respective media outlets. They also work to keep negative press from damaging the brands they represent. "Entrepreneur" magazine's online portal suggests that start-up costs for a media and public relations firm could range from $2,000 to $10,000.

Monday, June 17, 2013

How to Start a Travel Vacation Business

Travel Vacation Business
Starting a travel vacation business requires training in the travel business, knowledge of favorite vacation destinations and surrounding accommodations, and a constant stream of up-to-date information on travel warnings and advice from various government and professional travel sources. Little equipment or upfront investment is required as most of the business start-up capital is directed at advertising the business to the intended target market. Specialize in a specific type or types of travel destinations and create a successful business in the vacation niche of the travel industry.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

How to Start a Vegetable Oil Extraction Business

Vegetable Oil Extraction Business

Vegetable Oil Extraction Business
Vegetable oil refers to oil products derived from plants through a pressing process. Every year in the United States, farmers produce vegetable oils weighing over 16 billion lbs.; people use this oil in cooking, production of plastics and detergents and even apply the waste products as diesel to run engines, an idea coined by Lyle Pearl a resident of Santa Fe. For a small business prospective entrepreneur this presents a wide consumer base and she can decide on which sector to supply to or work in corporation with an large vegetable oil extraction company, such as the American Vegetable Oil.

Friday, June 7, 2013

How to Start a Small Business Courier Service

Small Business Courier Service
You can practically start a business courier service overnight. Make sure you have reliable transportation as you will need to pick up and deliver packages each day. You can probably start out with a car, van or SUV. You will not have that many clients early on. However, you may need to use a larger truck when your business grows. You can purchase a truck or rent one for a truck rental outlet.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

How to Start a Team Co-Op for a Home Business

Co-operative Business
A co-op is a group of people that get together to do something. That something can be anything from homeschooling to vegetable gardening to running a small business. Not everyone knows how to do everything it takes to run a small business, but like the idea of working from home. This is where a team co-op benefits each member. Responsibilities of some of the team members can include advertisement, marketing, finances, ideas or execution of the ideas. Work with people who have similar interests to make the best use of your team co-op by pooling your resources.