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How to Start a $60K/Month Shoe Line From Scratch

Are you a fanatic about footwear? Do you want to know how to start your own shoe line and make over $60k a month? Afshan Abbas, founder of Fuchsia Shoes, did it! Before Afshan started her business, she quit her job as a software engineer at Microsoft to follow her passion for artisan arts and crafts (including shoes). Over the past 4 years, she's worked to grow her business from $100k in revenue to...

Foundry PrintShop Embroidery Business

How to Start an Embroidery Business (and Make $105K/Month)

If you’ve been considering starting an enterprise with limitless earning potential, start an embroidery business! That’s what Forrest Wedmore and his partner Clint Graham did by opening the Foundry Printshop. Forest got into the industry by buying a struggling T-shirt company for $10,000—money he borrowed from a family member. Since those humble beginnings, he’s moved his enterprise into a...

Corey Edmon's Cleaning Business

How to Start $62K/Month Cleaning Business (Step-by-Step)

Starting a cleaning business can put you on the fast track to high revenue potential without a huge up-front investment. Cleaning is a line of work with almost unlimited opportunities and customers, and even a simple operation can see big profits. Want proof? Just look at Austin Miller, founder of Seattle-based cleaning company Spruse Clean. They’re on track to top $1 million in revenue in just their...

Korbins Photography Business

How to Start a Photography Business (that Makes $35K/Month)

Do you have a knack for taking pictures? Have friends and family asked you to photograph their special events? It may be time to cash in on your talents! If you're a budding photographer looking to make money from your passion, you're in luck. In this article, we'll show you how to start your own photography business. To show you the ropes, we sat down with Korbin and Whitney Korzan of Mile High...

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How To Start $500K/Year Cupcake Business (2021)

Have you ever thought about starting a cupcake business? If you have, you might want to take a cue from Craig Watson, founder of Baked Cravings, a great cupcake bakery in New York City. Craig’s wildly successful cupcake shop isn’t some little rinky-dink store. It generates massive amounts of revenue–much more than most cupcake bakeries: Our numbers are round $400,000 per year but expect next...

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How to Open a Sandwich Shop: Going All-In on a Deli

Have you seen delis and sandwich shops with a line going out the door? Ever wanted to own your own sandwich shop and cash in on one of America's favorite foods? If you love sandwiches but don't know how to get into the business, we've got you covered. To help you get started, we spoke with Kevin McHenry of Cricca's Italian Deli & Subs in Woodland Hills, California. His shop is so successful...

How to Start a Landscaping Business (And Make $58K/Month)

Do you love being outside and working with your hands? How about the idea of being your own boss? If your answer to these questions is a resounding “Yes!” then starting a landscaping business could be the perfect career for you. It certainly was for Brian Linson, the founder of BL Landscapes. Brian started BL Landscapes in 2014 with just a single truck and a 2-man crew. Six years later, the...

Legends lawn care business

How to Start Lawn Care Business (and Make $100K in Your First Year)

Do you ever think about starting your own lawn care business? Russell Jeffcoat, owner of Legends Lawn Care in Blaine, Washington, did more than just dream about owning a business someday. He took decisive action by starting the lawn care business of his dreams, and then, earned $100,000 in his very first year! Today, he rakes in between $500 and $6000 every time he takes his machines out and works on...

Opening a Gas Station: The Ultimate Guide (2021)

Owning a gas station is a business we think of when we imagine an entrepreneur realizing the American Dream. According to the National Association of Convenience Stores, there are over 120,000 gas stations that double as a convenience store in the U.S. (out of over 150,000), and 62% of convenience stores are operated by a single-store operator. That means most gas stations are not owned by...

How to Start a Bakery: A Step-by-Step Guide (2021)

Have you ever wanted to make people happy with yummy cakes or tasty breads? Ever thought about entering one of the fastest-growing industries for small businesses? It may be time to start a bakery! Today we’re revealing insider information on how to start your own baking business. We connected with Puran Deep, a successful bakery owner who runs the wildly popular Wild Wheat Bakery in Kent,...

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