March 16, 2016

Man’s side job as old style grave digger

Larry Pederson digs about eight graves each year, many at Olivet Cemetery on the outskirts of Deer River, Minn. Funeral homes pay him $500 per grave, and $700 in the winter… Read More >>

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! […]

Story of woman’s successful dog walking business

Story from The Hants Journal by Ashley Thompson   Linda Townsend’s new job is a far cry from the Halifax-based, 9-to-5 corporate marketing gigs she held for 20 years. And, she’s loving every minute of it. Townsend, the former marketing director for the Park Lane Shopping Centre, traded a downtown office for the backwoods of […]

Moving business niche – Divorced men

A nice idea is to advertise a moving service to those who’ve just recently been divorced, or maybe want their stuff moved out before their wife comes home!  Might be able to charge a higher price than normal moving circumstances since they want to high tail it outta there! Here’s one person who did well […]