Meural – Fixing the gimmicky image of the digital photo frame

On paper digital picture frames are a great idea – a way to rotate through your favourite memories, but in practice they don’t live up to the ideal. For a start the screens are small, the presentation low quality and the products themselves are more… Read more

Start and grow your own craft business

It is easy to see the appeal of starting a small craft or artisan business focused on the things you are most passionate about and in a world of generic mass-market goods, the demand for unique and bespoke products is growing ever stronger. British online… Read more

How to make money from Airbnb

Airbnb was started in 2008 as a peer-to-peer sofa-surfing website for students and travelers on a budget, but has since moved more up-market to offer high quality and interesting accommodation in thousands of places around the world. Whilst Airbnb has made billions of dollars for… Read more

The Haiku Guys – a $225 per hour poetry writing business

Haiku is a form of Japanese poetry traditionally printed in a single vertical column and English practitioners of Haiku tend to use three sentences to convey their verse. For The Haiku Guys, what started as an attempt to use the poetry as a gimmick to… Read more

Smart Gardener – A simple app to help you grow better vegetables in your garden

Whilst a handful of high-profile apps continue to achieve eye-watering IPOs, there are still plenty of profitable business opportunities for apps targeting niche audiences. And this is exactly what Kristee Rosendahl has done with her gardening app Smart Gardener. The app utilises historical weather statistics… Read more