Ideas and inspiration. These are the starting point for any business whether it is a tiny mom-and-pop or the next billion dollar internet startup. We've recently profiled a set of businesses that are at various stages from just starting out to settled, global success and which cover a range of industries. But they have one thing in common - they all got their start from great ideas and inspiration. Take a look at Barefoot Wines, Ivy's Garden, Bulk Apothecary, Fish Flops and CampusBookRentals. For those of you that haven't yet taken the jump into starting your own business, you can get started with our series on starting a business - the links to the three articles that make up part four (all about naming your business) are below and you can find the links to parts 1 through 3 in them.
- The Name Game: How to pick a business name that will be successful for years to come
- The Yahoo Smart and Simple Guide to Starting a Business: Part 4 - Naming your business
- The Yahoo Smart and Simple Guide to