Green Business Ideas

E4C#5 Starting a Profitable Green Online Business With Backyard Medicinal Herbs – John Gallagher, LearningHerbs.com

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Ever wonder what it takes to start a green online business selling informational products? Info product marketing is one of the most profitable ways to make money online - digital products have low overhead, and can be a great source of passive income. You can literally make money while you sleep. Info product marketing is not the path of the lazy, however. A lot of work goes into getting an info product marketing business off the ground. In this interview, John Gallagher, founder of LearningHerbs.com, and creator of the WildCraft! An Herbal Adventure board game shares with us what it took … [Read more...]


E4C# 4: Starting a Social Enterprise to Create the Next Generation of Leaders – Ashkon Jafari of StudentMentor.org

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A seasoned social entrepreneur, Ashkon Jafari has been working to make the world a better place for only a few years, but in that short period of time, he’s found great success. His newest venture, StudentMentor, helps to pair mentors with college students and he’s burning to talk about his experience in setting up this nonprofit organization. In this interview with Ashkon, you’ll hear his thoughts on: How to avoid bouncing from major to major or job to job by working with a mentor How to select the perfect, outstanding mentor in your field How long it takes to get a social … [Read more...]


E4C #3: Compassionate Commerce Meets Green Business – Alexia Marcous, Dharma MS

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Take your socially responsible business to the next level by practicing sacred commerce. Alexia Marcous is the co-founder of Dharma Merchant Services and she’s passionate about bringing work-life balance into focus and incorporating spiritual principles into how she does business. Dharma Merchant Services practices "Commerce with Compassion" - find out what this looks like when put into practice in the office. In this interview, Alexia covers: Why it was important for her to incorporate fully disclosed rates and fees into her business model How to incorporate charitable giving into … [Read more...]


E4C #2: Glenn Croston: Top Green Business Opportunities & Starting A Green Business

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Get your fill of expert advice for green business strategies and best practices when you listen in on this interview with Glenn Croston of Starting Up Green, a company focused on helping green entrepreneurs see success. Glenn, whose writing has appeared in the LA Times, the New York Times, Fast Company, BusienssWeek.com, and GreenBiz.com, has been providing advice to green start-ups for many years and has a passion for helping the next generation of green ideas blossom. In this interview, you’ll hear Glenn’s thoughts on a variety of topics, including: How to define a green … [Read more...]


E4C #1: Joel Makower, on Trends in Green Business & Dream Green Jobs

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This must-hear interview with Joel Makower is perfect for anyone interested in increasing their online presence, making money through their green business, and growing readership. Joel has over 20 years of experience as a journalist and green entrepreneur, and brings a ton of wisdom and insight to discussions on green jobs, green businesses, and cleantech developments. He’s written many books, speaks at hundreds of conferences and events every year, and is considered the guru of green business practices. Listen to this interview to hear Joel’s thoughts on lots of important topics, … [Read more...]