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Business Opportunities and Business Trends

Learn what's hot in small business opportunities and trends, including the best home-based business ideas.

Best Business Opportunities 2014
These best business opportunities have legs and will make profits for years to come. Check them out if you want to start a small business in 2014.

Top 10 Home Business Opportunities
If you're looking for business opportunities suited to being home businesses, check this list of the best home business opportunities – the best because of their current and future potential.

Starting a Business: Finding Business Opportunities
Want to capitalize on changing trends in business to start your own small business? Follow the links on this page to find ideas for small and home-based businesses.

The Best Business Opportunities 2013
As always, the formula for making money is meeting people's needs. But which? And how? Read this list of the best business opportunities of 2013 to find out.

The Best Business Opportunities of 2012
Worried that 2012 is a bad time to start a business because of the world's economic woes? Even during the Great Depression, some people made money. See my predictions for the best business opportunities for 2012.

Top 5 Business Trends 2012
If you want to give the competition a run for the money, these are the five business trends of 2012 that small businesses need to get in on.

Top 5 Small Business Trends of the Decade
What are the five most important small business trends of the last decade (2000 to 2009)? And how can your small business profit from these business trends today? Susan Ward presents both the small business trends and an action plan to profit from each of them.

7 Inexpensive Business Ideas
Want to start a business but don’t have a lot of money to invest or time to invest in developing specialized skills? Then you’ll want to have a look at this list of business opportunities for profitable businesses you can start inexpensively and quickly. And all of them would work as home-based businesses, too.

10 Baby Boomer Trends & How to Profit From Them
The baby boomer market is an extremely desirable market because of its sheer size. Learn how you can get a piece of the baby boomer market with these small business ideas based on baby boomer trends.

18 Pet Business Ideas
Looking to start a pet business? Because North Americans are so willing to put their money where their hearts are, a pet business can be a very profitable small business. Here are eighteen pet business ideas that may appeal to you.

Best Green Business Ideas
Starting a green business has two advantages; you will be starting a business targeting a growing market and starting a green business can be particularly satisfying as you get to make your own contribution to making the world a better place. Here are what I think are the best green business ideas.

Best Small Business Ideas for Businesses That Will Prosper in Tough Times
In tough economic times, it's best to focus on the business opportunities that provide products or services that people just don't want to do without. Here are ten such small businesses you may want to start or invest in.

6 Fall Small Business Ideas for Making Quick Bucks
Fall provides plenty of business opportunities, just like any other season. Here are six small business ideas for profiting from the changes that fall brings to people's lives.

Halloween - A Really Sweet Business Opportunity
These Halloween statistics prove that those Halloween jack-o-lanterns are packed with business opportunities. Get inspired with these Halloween business ideas.

Senior Care Franchise Business Opportunities
Demographics makes senior care an excellent business opportunity. Here is information on the growing Canadian seniors' market and some Canadian-based senior care franchises.

The Best Business Opportunities of 2011
What are the best business opportunities of 2011? 2011, like 2010, is another year where consumer markets will be dominated by the perceived needs of baby boomers. From travel through medical technology, it's hard to find an industry not impacted by the boomer population bulge. Here are my predictions for the best business opportunities for 2011.

Top 5 Business Trends 2011
Some of these business trends are sources of good business opportunities; others are trends we need to incorporate into our small business practices to stay competitive and keep or grow our market share. Here are five business trends of 2011 that small businesses can profit from.

The Best Business Opportunities of 2010
What are the best business opportunities of 2010? Green is where the money is this year, from green technologies to food produced in more environmentally friendly ways. Seniors are another increasing market rife with business opportunities; you'll find several suggestions for meeting their needs on this list. Here are my predictions for the best...

Best Business Opportunities 2009
What are the best business opportunities of 2009? Those business opportunities that focus on supplying consumer necessities and, of course, those business opportunities that meet the needs of particular niches. Here are my predictions for the best business opportunities for 2009.

Best Business Opportunities 2008
What are the best business opportunities of 2008? Those business opportunities that tap into consumers' green impulses and, of course, those business opportunities that meet the needs of particular niches. Here are my predictions for the best business opportunities for 2008.

Best Business Opportunities 2007
The best business opportunities of 2007 are those opportunities that meet people’s needs on one end of the scale or the other – indulgence versus health. Here are my predictions for the best business opportunities for 2007, business opportunities with the best profit potential.

Best Business Opportunities 2006
What will be the best business opportunities in 2006? Find out with this top 10 list of business opportunities that are the best in terms of potential profit and growth.

Best Business Opportunities 2005
What will the best business opportunities in 2005 be? Find out with this top 10 list of the business opportunities that are best in terms of their potential profit and growth.

Top 10 Business Opportunities 2004
Looking for business ideas? Here are the hottest business opportunities for 2004 from your About.com Small Business Canada Guide. Learn what the best business opportunities will be this year.

Top 10 Business Opportunities 2003
Consumers will go to great lengths to feather their nests and look after their own this year. Here are my predictions for the best business opportunities of 2003 for people looking for the best businesses to start or invest in.

Top 10 Business Trends For 2002
Reassurance and rewards are the keywords for business trends in 2002, as consumers search for comfort in what seems to be an increasingly uncertain and dangerous world. These ten types of businesses will do especially well in 2002.

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