Across North America, small businesses are closing, forced out by competition and a slow economy. Daily we're bombarded by soundbites about the potential collapse of the Euro and how Asian and South American economies are stuttering.
Does that make it a bad time to start a small business?
Not at all - as long as you pick the right one.
Here are what I think are the best small business ideas for small businesses to start or invest in in tough economic times.More Small Business Ideas
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