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    why you started your business I would surely love to hear them, I also share the same passion for business / Landscaping to be exact. What business do you or did you own depending on where you are
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 8, 2014

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    Work At Home Mom

    It always sounds funny, when I tell people what my business is.  I make tutus.  It sounds like I sell clown supplies or something, but it's what I do.  I create absolutely fabulous tutus for all ages and sizes.   I love what I'm doing...
    Jennaflower Jennaflower 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2008

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    today I'm doing my first job

    as my business. well wish me luck. :-)
    MrCesar MrCesar 26-30, M Nov 15, 2014

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    My Business

    I am on 2nd time ownership of a photography business.  Took a break inbetween and owned my own coffee shop.  Both are rewarding, make more money being a photographer, but it isn't as consistent these days with the economy being down.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    Hi people im looking

    for people to join my team. Im working for a company it calls VEMMA its a easy way to make money im making money already... Its all about ask people to join our team. We represent a nutrition brand making a positive difference starts with people helping people. No matter your...
    Flavioleandroo Flavioleandroo 18-21, M Mar 22, 2014

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    I started a business

    that was born from a passion for plants, essential oils and the healing properties of them. I make plant based skin care. I'm actually on the verge of launching my product line in a few stores. I am very excited!
    silvermoonflower silvermoonflower 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 26, 2014

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    8 Months On The Road And It Is Still Not Success!

    I started my business in groceries 8 months ago. It is a pretty small business, just relying mainly on my father friends to take some goods from me because I dont have an actual shop nor a huge capital to boost it.I started on 7 Jan 2011, after so many months, struggling, the...
    angellife angellife 26-30 Aug 30, 2011

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    My Company Project

    Welcome and I thank you for your interest. My name is James Brightman and I am a co-founder and owner of Groove On Entertainment, LLC. This company has been in development since I was a mere teen; I am of the belief of Napoleon Hill that, "truly, thoughts are things." I have...
    JBrightman JBrightman 26-30, M Jul 6, 2012

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    Activ Web Design Franchise

    Activ Franchise, a brand owned by The Bluesky Group, offers earning opportunities to people who want to own a profitable business and enjoy flexibility. If anyone has a computer and an Internet connection then he can buy a great web design business from Activ Franchise and start...
    arnolf arnolf 26-30, M Mar 6, 2013

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    Wrapped In Style.

    HAND MADE, LIGHT-WEIGHT SCARVES AND BRACELETS. GOOD FOR COLD OR WARM WEATHER! AND AT A GREAT PRICE!WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/WRAPPEDINSTYLE.CREATIONS CHECK IT OUT! <3
    itsamby itsamby 18-21, F Mar 10, 2012

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    Business Attire?

    We have a mentor who is building a 40 million dollar house over looking the Pacific Ocean in Newport Beach, California.  He is always telling us to have a vision of what we want our life to be.  The house he is building is his vision - he always wanted to hear the ocean...
    Susanrey Susanrey 51-55, F 4 Responses Sep 11, 2008

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    Hey guys I have a 2 year business

    that was designed to compliment other small businesses and it's cost efficient...for us both. All company CEO's need assistance or receptionist. I can effectively do this job for you in a efficient and timely manner virtually. I have a home office and agents that can support...
    findingthewayfor4 findingthewayfor4 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2014

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    Anyone up there who is doing a big project like

    building up an apartment or residential please let me know because I have the granite stone for countertop.
    nurnur nurnur 31-35, M Jan 29, 2014

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    Franchise Bakery Owner

    I own a franchise bakery. I opened in 2005, and have had the best job ever since. Even bad days in your own biz are better than any day working for someone else. Our main focus is fresh bread made with fresh ground wheat, and no oils or commercial additives. Yummy! We also make...
    juniorp5 juniorp5 26-30, M Feb 7, 2012

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    Cps Taking Short Teens Now!!!

    This week cps went to my daughter's school with guns and all and told her to come with them. They didn't even have the nerve to call me to let me know what was going on. My Daughter said they talked to her for 3 hours with different people. Over the weekend I told her to clean...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 2, 2010

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    Winkbill.com - Simple Yet Powerful Invoicing Application

      Winkbill - Ideal for Maintaining Online Invoicing Portfolio Winkbill is a convenient and easy-to-use web application that caters to your complex invoicing needs effortlessly. With its automated features and hassle-free functionality you can maintain an impressive online...
    WinkBill WinkBill 26-30 Jan 14, 2009

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    Having moved into my family business aged 18 I

    have already gained significant experience and with new ideas have helped to move the company forward. Part of this includes a redevelopment which will see us move into the top 1.5% of our sector. One of the things that had interested me the most is the attitudes of sales...
    Fabulousboy91 Fabulousboy91 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 21, 2014

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    Never Thought I Would, But Then.... Opportunity Knocked

    After moving here to Vancouver I met some entrepreneurs (way smarter in business than me) and they brought me aboard as a consultant (which means I am running my own business as part of a team) to work on a project where we get paid on services that businesses and individuals...
    ALLEVERWNTD ALLEVERWNTD 31-35, M Jul 17, 2013

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    And sometimes I hate it.

    It might be years before I see income from it and I work all the time and burnt out! It give me freedom to be flexible but at times it's also a curse.
    sofiaann sofiaann 41-45, F Apr 3, 2014

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    I wanna start a business.

    I want it to be a lingerie and sex shop. I'm stuck between the names pleasure chest, playful passions, and sweet sensation. I'm moving to Dallas for college so it'll be in Texas which is a rapidly growing place which is good for business! I also wanna own some type of sex house...
    Honorthycurves Honorthycurves 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 20, 2014

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    Earn Residual Income With Activ Franchise

    If the 9-5 job does not appeal to you anymore, and you find that in spite of investing countless hours you are not making as much money as you deserve, then take a look at the opportunity offered by Activ Web Design Franchise. It is a great way to build up residual income by...
    arnolf arnolf 26-30, M Mar 15, 2013

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    Yea I'm 17 and started selling appliances in my

    garage since I was 16. I make about 1000 a week and work for about 5 hours. It's so weird how I make so much but I buy them for 50 bucks a washer and dryer and flip them for 160 plus $20 delivery. Takes literally no effort. Thumbs up for miracles
    camjames9876 camjames9876 18-21, M 2 Responses May 16, 2014

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    Dance School

    At the ripe age of 17, I opened my own dance school.  I was a dancer since the age of 4, and I loved dancing so much that I wanted to pass this love for dance onto children. My Dad built a dance floor in the basement for my sister and I to be able to practice as we were...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F Jan 22, 2010

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    I have a great business that's been the easiest

    and most enjoyable thing for me to do. I am so thankful for the person who introduced me to this opportunity. If you're looking for a way to start your own business please take a look at my website and let me know what you like best about the opportunity. You can do this...
    maryucj maryucj 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 21, 2014

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    Helping!

    I have the spirit of helping other because for almost all my life, I have been helped in one way or the other but unfortunately I am not in the position to do so and always feel sad and worried about it. I have a very viable project that can help many in the near future but...
    Dhyaneshji Dhyaneshji 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 27, 2013

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    We Own a Bagel Shop/deli

    And after 6 years I still haven't tired of a good bagel, although I don't eat them often as I am the hippy of the family with my organic and home grown veggies and tofu dishes.  It's good work though, and provided the economy doesn't stay in a slump forever, will be...
    piscesgal piscesgal 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2009

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    Pharez Global Resources

    I am based in London Four years ago, I was priviledged to meet  with a budding entrepreneur who was African and wanted to export the business ideas he had encountered here, back home. To cut a long story short, I was able to use my contacts to get him started...
    EzeOnyx EzeOnyx 36-40, M Apr 12, 2010

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    Koyal International Fraud Training

    and Consulting: Oprettelse af integritet i erhvervslivetKoyal's International svig uddannelse og Consulting Group involverer top-ranking industri konsulenter og eksperter med over 125 års erfaring i svig management. Dækker 82 lande i nutiden, omfatter Koyals ydelser...
    dirk29braun dirk29braun 26-30, M Oct 3, 2014

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    I Love Seeing My Work As I Drive Down the Street.

    I own a sign shop. Most of them are small signs, banners and the like. I have done vehicle graphics and windows and a couple of motorcycle jobs. I like it when I drive down the street and see my work being displayed. I made that. I did that. I'm proud of that. My sign. It may...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 5 Responses Sep 10, 2009

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    Sisteme De Securitate

    Comercializam sisteme de securitate prin magazinul nostru online. Va oferim DVR Dahua , Kituri alarma antiefractie, dar si Camere video cu IR la cele mai bune preturi de pe internet. Va asiguram produse de calitate.
    ezshopping2012 ezshopping2012 31-35, M Oct 11, 2012

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    I own a micro business,

    just me and three other contractors. I haven't taken a vacation in a while and I'm leaving tomorrow for four days. I'm so anxious leaving and not working for those days, it's crazy! Does anyone else have this issue??
    fairyfantastic fairyfantastic 31-35, F Sep 4, 2014

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    I Owned Several Business And Starting Again

    Not always successful. But we do not start a business to get rich. We start a business to have fun. And that is what I had since 1986. At the moment I am starting a business in helping others to start for themselves. And did unpaid dry-swimming in the past year, speaking to 160...
    janhen janhen 56-60, M Apr 28, 2010

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    I have been doing some type of exercise for over 30 years such as long distance running, weight-lifting and just recently cardio circuit training. I started my own home based...
    Hiroad Hiroad 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    Ok, this is really random but I absolutely hate it when people can't mind their own business! When I am with my grandparents, they always ask me "what are you thinking about". When...
    WhyBeSadWhenYouCanBeMad WhyBeSadWhenYouCanBeMad 13-15 3 days ago

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    I have started my own business selling products that are AMAZING! And you could too! Message me for details on how you can and this is for real girls!
    dgamboa dgamboa 22-25, F Feb 3

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    I quit a lucrative corporate executive position to start my own consulting business last summer. Although I am doing OK, I am not where I thought I'd be, and I am still searching...
    KnightMoves KnightMoves 46-50, M 5 Responses Feb 15

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    ok so heres the deal,im waiting for my permanent resident id,my dream is being social worker and working with people financially, and emotionally ,i want to open a shelter/place...
    cynR1993 cynR1993 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I'm re-opening my art gallery and picture framing biz. It's my passion! Tomorrow is my last day at my job as an office manager. No more making tons of money for someone else. It's...
    Marcibella Marcibella 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    Quit the grind. Start a biz. It's not easy, but it is better!
    Sezom Sezom 36-40, M 5 days ago

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      I started company in Dubai. www.scartmedia.com I'm Really confuse how to get sales leads any suggestion. Thanks
    adilashrafa adilashrafa 18-21 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I hate when ppl interfere and think thy know what's best when you are actually judging me. And if you are reading this which you probably are u can go to hell
    Aidenpatrick Aidenpatrick 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I have been working with two partners for several years on the development of a scientific product. We sometimes commiserate that our significant others do not understand how...
    ginger1979 ginger1979 41-45, F 9 hrs ago

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    Each one likes an affordable deal. No matter if its enterprise or individual, it is usually good to find a deal that actually works nicely. Precisely the same argument may be...
    plantbreeze6218 plantbreeze6218 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    Michael Mell is the Co-owner of JSM Consulting, a company that has become the premier choice of numerous business in the United States within a short span of time. Mell established...
    lauer42 lauer42 22-25, M Feb 14

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    I own a steel supply company and I built it up from hard work, taking advantage of opportunity, learning the market and learning about people. I started with practicality nothing...
    paleryder paleryder 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 13

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