October 29, 2016

Man who fixes typewriters out of his utility barn

Terry Vorten witnessed firsthand the death throes of a once-world-beating analog technology—the typewriter. Its destruction turned his lucrative profession repairing the machines into an anachronistic cottage industry. The 69-year-old resident of the Shelby County town of Fairland might be the last typewriter repairman in central Indiana. Vorten, who these days works out of a tricked-out […]

Tips to Maximize Earnings As A Private Tutor

These tips were courtesy of a long time private tutor who has developed a steady base of high paying clientele after years of networking and hard work.  To get top dollar, the first strategy is to be in a large, wealthy city.  Or at least focus on attracting clients in your town’s affluent area.  This […]

How one woman turned her dog-walking side gig into an elite business without borrowing a dime

Kara Kleindienst’s business, The Barking Meter, is as high-pressure as a dog-walking company can be. TBM is trusted with more than 100 of New York City’s most pampered and posh pups (pictured throughout this post) — dogs owned by designer Philip Lim, fashion industry pro Lauren Santo Domingo, actress Blair Brown, and a slew of […]

W Va Woman’s Job of Cleaning Up Meth Labs

Seems like you hear more stories of towns dealing with the growing meth lab problem. As they get busted, someone has to come in and clean up.  That’s where this West Virginia woman, Jennifer Rhyne, has developed a unique, in demand position acting as a not-your-everyday housecleaner. And it’s not your $20/hr job either..more like +/- $10,000! […]

Rent Bulky Items Vacationers Don’t Want to Pack

Paul Melli came up with an effective idea in the South Jersey area – renting needed but bulky items to tourists that are hard and a pain to travel with, not provided in the houses or hotels they rent. Items such as baby strollers, cribs, mobility scooters, etc. Take a look at this Press of […]