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Brainstorming Your Biz, part 4

Ten excellent online resources for brainstorming. Links to Brainstorming Sites in Video: Entrepreneur.com Ideas section Springwise 999 Ideas Idea Café Biz Buy Sell Website Broker AOL Yellow Pages (they closed afterI did this video) Go Daddy Businessesforsale SmallBizAbroad (originally recorded for my Small Biz Abroad project)

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Posted in New Biz Ideas

Brainstorming Your Biz, part 2

Lets begin by understanding where youre starting from. Do you want an online or offline business? Employees or not? When are you at your best and most productive? How much customer contact? Who would you like as a target market? What activities make you lose track of time? Do you have special training in anything? […]

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Posted in Real World Examples

22 American Expat Women Entrepreneurs Share Their Stories

When ExpatWomen.com (since acquired by ExpatWoman.com check it out!)  they created an excellent resource for women of all nationalities who find themselves in other countries. Included in the original content were interviews with women who are also expat entrepreneurs. They discussed their companies, issues they had starting up and much more. Fortunately via the Internet […]

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Posted in Small Biz Abroad

36 Interviews with Expat Entrepreneurs in Europe

Expatica.com is an amazing and comprehensive group of websites for expatriates living in Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Moscow, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. One of their features I like most is a series of interviews with expats of various nationalities, answering questions about running a business in their adopted […]

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Posted in Overseas Digest

FAWCO Federation of American Womens Clubs Overseas

Started in 1931, FAWCO (Federation of American Womens Clubs Overseas, Inc.) currently has 65 clubs in 34 countries. Angola American Womens Association in Angola Antigua and Barbuda International Womens Club of Antigua and Barbuda Australia American Womens Club of Perth Austria American Womens Association of Vienna Belgium American Womens Club of Brussels Belgium American Womens […]

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Are You Really Ready To Start Your Own Business Overseas?

Starting your own small business, especially while living overseas, shouldn’t be approached lightly. Once you start, the details pile up and the problems begin. Many books will include chapters to help you determine whether you are really ready. But the questions can be a little silly in my opinion, simply because it’s hard to look […]

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