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Christy Deen: Taking a Chance on a Dream

For commuters driving in and out of Atlanta every day, it’s easy to get stressed out by accidents...

A Story of Success for the Mountain Dog in You

One look at John Meadows of Columbus, Ohio, and it’s pretty obvious that he’s crazy about fitness. As...

Get On the Bus and Ride – Chris Ackerman Fills a Vital Transportation Need on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

Chris Ackerman saw a vital transportation need he thought he could fill. It seemed that most people living...

Cristin Curl and Active Nutrition Amarillo – Healthier Lives, A Thriving Business

When Cristin Curl attended the University of Central Arkansas on a basketball scholarship, she was interested in losing...

Carrie Weaver and Silver Branch Consulting – Growing Better Leaders Every Day

Carrie Weaver values good leadership. After all, she’s a leader herself. In February 2017, Carrie took fifteen years...

Kyle Bergman: What Do You Get When You Combine Two Great Ideas?

When Kyle Bergman first heard about a new fashion statement, sweatpants overalls, he wanted a pair for himself....

Gary Angel: Filing As An LLC Was A Smart Business Decision

In July 2018, when Gary Angel made his healthcare IT consulting business official by filing it as an...

Carrie Sheffield Makes a Bold Business Statement

Journalist Carrie Sheffield saw a country divided by its political parties. But instead of being satisfied with the...

Christina Bulbenko: Making Music...Keeping the Books

Christina Bulbenko and Rex Broome had already formed the Burbank-based band The Armoires when they realized there was an opportunity...

Alexis van den Berg: The Long and Winding Road to AV Creative Designs

For Alexis van den Berg, the road to her own business was a long and winding one. Family...

Dan Madine and Striped Collar Consulting – Coaching for Success

Dan Madine has always been a natural leader. At Fordham University in the late 1990s, he quarterbacked the...

Melanie Haynes Provides Expert Pet Care, Relies on 1-800Accountant to Boost Her Success

Melanie Haynes has always loved animals. All animals, big and small. So when Melanie was in transition from...

Abby Dryer Embraces Change, Lets 1-800Accountant Lessen the Stress

Change is something Abby Dryer knows something about. While at her full-time job as a program manager at...

Tiffany Paige Lambert Gets Inspired with 1-800Accountant

Tiffany Paige Lambert was a single mom working three jobs, none of which made full use of her...

Riley Mate and 1-800Accountant: Designing the Perfect Partnership

Riley Mate got an early start in designing. His parents introduced him to art at a very young...

Mary Lee Decoster and 1-800Accountant: When Retirement Means the Next Great Adventure

In 1968, Mary Lee Decoster went to work for a surgeon who was fresh out of medical school...

Iba Leka and 1-800Accountant: Giving Veterans the Chance They Deserve

As a veteran of the armed forces, Iba Leka was a natural fit as an employee for a...

Crystal Hawthorne and 1-800Accountant: Reducing Stress Together

As a licensed massage therapist, Crystal Hawthorne has been in the business of healing people for more than...

Fay Legagneur and 1-800Accountant: A Beautiful Marriage

Fay Legagneur knew when she was a teenager what she wanted to do with her life. After graduating...

Taylor Keeps on Truckin’ with 1-800Accountant

Gwendolyn Taylor had been a registered nurse for most of her working life. As she neared retirement, though,...

Davis Seeks to Carve Out Profits With the Help of 1-800Accountant

Jonathan Davis has had a passion for quality, intricate woodworking ever since he was in college. But more...

Army Vet Finds Startup Success Selling Mini Heroes

Sergeant first class Al Conrad served 20 years in the U.S. Army. He says these 2 decades of...

Riding To Startup Success: How A Bike Trip Led To a Small Business

Four years ago, Antonio Cala and Amanda Zeisset quit their day jobs, bought two bicycles, and took a...

Building School Spirit at a Young Age with a Small Business

Building school spirit and pride is a big part of colleges and universities. T. Nichole Phillips and her...

Startup Story: How This Entrepreneur Keeps Her Clients Fit Over 50

Kym Peck loves working out. So, in her mind, she thought that there would be no better way...

Going for a Ride with Serene Transportation

Michael Kincannon loves driving. While working as an Uber driver for over 3 years,Kincannon discovered that life on...

Startup Story: Lighting Up the World One Candle at a Time

Entrepreneur Anton Karbanovich knows all about web development and Internet marketing. He also knows that there are lots...

Why Teamwork Makes the Dream Work for Two Young Entrepreneurs

At 26, Elizabeth Vazquez is far beyond her years in terms of motivation and goals. After working in...

Startup Story: Fire Pit Designers Help Customers Make Memories

Since high school, Keith D’Angelo has always enjoyed creating things through welding and sculpting. So, when he saw...

It’s Always Showtime For This Driven Entrepreneur

Daren Fuster says he wears about 17 hats with the two small businesses he operates and other work...

Startup Story: Pioneering the Payment Industry

Some entrepreneurs pursue small business ownership because they’d prefer not to interact with people, while others are so...

How This Small Business Owner Keeps on Trucking

Leah Lancaster of Chattanooga, Tennessee always dreamed about working from home. So when a gig cropped up that...

Vietnam Vet Finds Startup Sweet Spot 3,000 Feet Up

Entrepreneur James McDevitt often thinks to himself, “Are my customers really paying me to do this?” In his...

Why Entrepreneurship Is So Sweet For A Houston Beekeeper

Nicole Buergers knew she’d be taking a risk when walking away from a guaranteed paycheck to start her...

Startup Story: Time is Money for this Watchmaker

One thing that small business owner Francis Zape has learned is that fashion trends may come and go,...

Startup Story: Everything You Want In A Big Ol’ Box of Stuff

Entrepreneur Robert Rice is not afraid to call himself a geek. That’s because he found a way to...

Why the Kings are Solid: A Startup Story

Michael Scott of Kettering, Ohio has been a lifelong lover of music. After paying his dues in the...

Startup Story: Tracking All Things Basketball

Sports analytics has become a big business among sports outlets like ESPN. There are also numerous online services...

Every Day is Halloween for This Small Business Owner

Most people would find Jeremy Oneail’s job downright nightmarish, but for Oneail of Goffstown, New Hampshire, it’s a...

Making a DJ Service a Family Affair

Sandy Jacobs’ son, Justin, and daughter, Amanda, love music. While Justin was working as a roadie and sound...

Startup Story: Redefining Your Lifestyle in the Present Tense

While working as a personal trainer for a commercial gym, Jason Harrison grew dissatisfied with the minimal progress...

Providing Families with Peace-of-Mind through a Small Business

After getting married in 2014, Michelle Elson-Roza and her husband, Anthony, sat down and evaluated how they wanted...

Startup Story: Jewelry & Mementos for the Horse Person in You

Karen Donley-Hayes of Garrettsville, Ohio has been a lifelong, self-proclaimed “horse person.” One horse in particular – Indigo,...

Startup Story: Riding His Way to Small Business Success

Entrepreneur Steve Wellman fell in love with motorcycles at age 7 and hopped on his first bike when...

Achieving Startup Success with a Unique Cookie Business

Scott Beer of Oceana, California didn’t ask to become a small business owner. On the contrary, it was...

Entrepreneur, a.k.a. Santa, Helps Get You Unclaimed Money

Keith Pedescleaux likes to call himself Santa Claus – not because he rides around on a sleigh pulled...

Building a Production Company with Some Loose Screws

Filmmaking has been a dream of Stephen Miller’s since he was a little kid. In November of 2014,...

Startup Story: Empowering Women to Stay Fit for Life

When Renata Joy of New York, New York was a child growing up, she saw those in her...

Navy Vet Invents Handy Device for Northern Truckers

George Baer knows the roads that connect most areas of the United States like the back of his...

Startup Story: Empowering People to Attain Their Goals

Angel Toussaint, author of the book titled, The Right Way to Write it Down…Goal-Storming, and co‑founder of Life’s...

Startup Story: Food, Fun, & Daycare Down on the Farm

For the past 10 years, Chris Williamson of Mesa, Arizona has been a casual farmer. Instead of farming...

Creating Safe Havens for Families in Need through a Small Business

Small business ownership crept up on Pamela Johnson of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina through a series of unfortunate circumstances....

Startup Story: Helping Women Stroll in Style

Since she was a junior in high school, entrepreneur Angele Lovejoy says she’s always been obsessed with shoes....

Startup Story: A Special Delivery for Teachers

Mary DeRosa of Austin, Texas wanted to do something special for teachers. After spending several years teaching at...

Bringing a Coffee House to a Historic Downtown District

After noticing a lack of classic coffee shops in the historic district of Troy, Missouri, Nancy Wyatt and...

Military Wife Finds Startup Success with Leather Goods

Lily Grillo’s husband is serving in the military overseas. She is also the proud mother of two young...

Startup Story: Making the Thin Blue Line More Visible

The “thin blue line” is a symbol representing fallen law enforcement officers and is also a visualization to...

Using Talavera Pottery to Spread the Artistic Mexican Culture

Entrepreneur Lorena Flores loves her hometown of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. So she decided to launch her own small...

Achieving Startup Success By Promoting Physical Health

Patricia Florez of Miami, Florida is not new to small business ownership. Having tried her hand in real...

Raising Awareness for CBD Research through Small Business Ownership

Kara Fiore didn’t always have dreams of small business ownership. After her father turned 80, he fell ill...

Teacher-Turned-Entrepreneur Finds Startup Success in Technology

Iris Broyles has always had a passion for technology. In 2008, she recognized that starting a business offering...

Startup Story: Air Force Vet Captures Sweet Moments

Entrepreneur Ternell Washington loves capturing the sweet moments of life. So he decided to take his years of...

Startup Story: A Handy Product for Pickup Truck Drivers

Terry Rude of Fairview, Oregon decided one day to build a simple extension for his short-bed pickup truck...

Startup Story: Just What the Tutor Doctor Ordered

They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away. But if you need help mastering a new subject...

Achieving Startup Success with a Hummus Delivery Service

Alex Pasternak and Aaron Shapiro are crazy about hummus. After the two roommates discovered that their hummus consumption...

Startup Story: Keeping the Classics Spinning at Metal Head, LLC

To many kids who grow up listening to rock and roll music, owning a record store is the...

Spreading Spirituality through Digital Entertainment

Chase Smith of Warrenville, IL has big dreams of one day operating a late-night Christian talk show. With...

Taking a Unique Approach to Real Estate Investing

Darion Wint recently made up his mind that he did not want to make someone else’s dreams come...

Spreading the Cape Cod Culture through Apparel Business

Sean Fitzpatrick grew up on Cape Cod. The 32-year-old has had a love of his hometown and the...

Making Musical Artists Shine through a Small Business

Kyle Fosburgh has had a passion for music for most of his life. In fact, he has mastered...

Giving Back to the Community by Nourishing Your Health

David Mattei of Cambridge, MA felt there was something lacking in the fast casual restaurant sector. With more...

Indoor Golf Simulator Makes for the Ultimate Man Cave

For the folks in Augusta, Georgia seeking the ultimate man cave, they needn’t look any further than the...

Helping Clients Maintain Wellness through VFITT

Logan Rhys loves staying fit, eating healthy, and building social bonds with others. So he took the initiative...

Team Four Star: Startup Success through the Power of the Internet

There is no better evidence for the power of the Internet’s influence on business ownership than the story...

Building a Trim Body through Sunlight and Supplements

Thanks to his own personal experience, William Wall, a gaming analyst based in Wetumpka, Alabama fell into the...

Travel like a Rock Star with RocknRoadtrips

Ever dreamed of being treated like a real rock star? Business partners Ben Erickson and Katie Tye can help...

Customizing T-Shirts through Collaboration

For Luis Rodriguez of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, a small business customizing t-shirts made sense. A student of...

BarnBlaster Pumps Up the Volume Toward Startup Success

Barney Heath wanted a 1971 Ford Bronco. But he didn’t have the cash lying around to afford one....

Startup Story: Branding the Brando Way

Michael Brandonisio has been freelancing his graphic design services since before he knew what an entity classification election...

Giving Customers Something They’ll “Love” to Wear

Entrepreneur Love King works as a full-time hospital administrator, overseeing doctors and nurses and ensuring patients receive top-notch...

Numbers Don’t Lie: Statcaddy Helps Golfers Beef Up their Game

Jason Meijers and Derek Uyeda of San Diego, California share a mutual love of golf. While Uyeda was...

Spreading Spirituality through a Unique Jewelry Business

Entrepreneur Jackie Ranieri admits that the jewelry market is oversaturated. However, she has combined making jewelry with her...

Feeding Hungry Clients Authentic Spanish Paella

Jose Lugo puts on a show when he cooks his famous authentic paella. He then loves seeing a...

Creatively Working Toward Small Business Success

Like many people who have a passion for the arts, Oral Clarke of Brooklyn, New York wondered how...

Educating Grandparents on ADHD in Grandma Carol’s Corner

Carol Staudacher has lots of knowledge and experience working with both personal family members and patients who have...