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Home Business Profile: Slumber Parties (CLOSED)

Slumber Parties (Adult and Romance Products) CLOSED Slumber Parties was a direct sales company specializing in Adult and Romance products. They have since merged with Pure Romance. *** If you’re interested in running your own business, but want to cut down on the learning curve, consider running your own “mini-franchise” and check out our other Home Business listings, and learn how to evaluate a business opportunity. Think about all the extra money you could make by being a mystery shopper, starting your own business, or working from home for a legitimate company. Take control of your income and check out our…

Home Business Profile: Southern Living at Home (CLOSED)

Southern Living at Home (Home Goods) CLOSED Southern Living At HOME was the direct sales company of Southern Progress Corporation, a subsidiary of Time Inc. They merged with Willow House to continue the Party Plan aspect of the business, but shortly after, they closed. While we are not sure why or when they closed, as of 1/1/15, neither website were active. *** If you’re interested in running your own business, but want to cut down on the learning curve, consider running your own “mini-franchise” and check out our other Home Business listings, and learn how to evaluate a business opportunity. Think about…

Home Business Profile: Alpha Pet Products (CLOSED)

Alpha Pet Products (Pet Products) CLOSED Alpha Pet Products specialized in products and food for your pets. While we are not sure why or when they closed, as of 1/1/15, their website was no longer active. *** If you’re interested in running your own business, but want to cut down on the learning curve, consider running your own “mini-franchise” and check out our other Home Business listings, and learn how to evaluate a business opportunity. Think about all the extra money you could make by being a mystery shopper, starting your own business, or working from home for a legitimate…

Home Business Profile: Azante Jewelry (CLOSED)

Azante (Jewelry) CLOSED Azante Jewelry specialized in jewelry made from natural stones. While we are not sure why or when they closed, as of 1/1/15, their website was no longer active. *** If you’re interested in running your own business, but want to cut down on the learning curve, consider running your own “mini-franchise” and check out our other Home Business listings, and learn how to evaluate a business opportunity. Think about all the extra money you could make by being a mystery shopper, starting your own business, or working from home for a legitimate company. Take control of your…

Home Business Profile: Xango (CLOSED)

XANGO (Health and Wellness) CLOSED XANGO®  was a company that sold a juice from the mangosteen fruit. They were acquired by Zija International in May 2017. *** If you’re interested in running your own business, but want to cut down on the learning curve, consider running your own “mini-franchise” and check out our other Home Business listings, and learn how to evaluate a business opportunity.   Think about all the extra money you could make by being a mystery shopper, starting your own business, or working from home for a legitimate company. Take control of your income and check out our…

Home Business Profile: Freelife (CLOSED)

Freelife (Health and Wellness) “FreeLife International® was a leading nutritional company co-founded in 1995 by CEO Ray Faltinsky and President Kevin Fournier, specializing in health and wellness products. As of June, 2017 FreeLife was acquired by Youngevity through the acquisition of Sorvana International. *** If you’re interested in running your own business, but want to cut down on the learning curve, consider running your own “mini-franchise” and check out our other Home Business listings, and learn how to evaluate a business opportunity. Think about all the extra money you could make by being a mystery shopper, starting your own business,…

Home Business Profile: Numis Network (CLOSED)

Numis Network (Gold Coins) CLOSED Numis was a company that specialized in silver and gold coins. They closed in 2013. *** If you’re interested in running your own business, but want to cut down on the learning curve, consider running your own “mini-franchise” and check out our other Home Business listings, and learn how to evaluate a business opportunity. Think about all the extra money you could make by being a mystery shopper, starting your own business, or working from home for a legitimate company. Take control of your income and check out our LEARN page for a list of classes,…

Home Business Profile: MPB Today (CLOSED)

MPB Today (Home Goods) CLOSED MPB Today was a MLM company that paid their reps through reward programs at national retail stores. So, in essence, if you already shopped at, say, WalMart, you would earn income by going through your rep link, (like affiliate marketing.) Sound a little too good to be true? It was. In 2013, Gary Calhoun the MPB Today head was jailed in Florida on racketeering charges. The company has since closed. *** If you’re interested in running your own business, but want to cut down on the learning curve, consider running your own “mini-franchise” and check out…

Home Business Profile: MonaVie (CLOSED)

Monavie (Health and Nutritionals) CLOSED MonaVie was a company that focused on health and wellness products. They opened in 2005 and were foreclosed on in 2015 after defaulting on a $182 million bank note. You can read more at the Salt Lake City Tribune. *** If you’re interested in running your own business, but want to cut down on the learning curve, consider running your own “mini-franchise” and check out our other Home Business listings, and learn how to evaluate a business opportunity. Think about all the extra money you could make by being a mystery shopper, starting your own business,…

Home Business Profile: Edible Ecstasy (CLOSED)

Edible Ecstasy (Adult and Romance) CLOSED Edible Ecstasy specialized in Adult and Romance Products. While we are not sure why or when they closed, as of 1/1/15, their website was no longer active. *** If you’re interested in running your own business, but want to cut down on the learning curve, consider running your own “mini-franchise” and check out our other Home Business listings, and learn how to evaluate a business opportunity. Think about all the extra money you could make by being a mystery shopper, starting your own business, or working from home for a legitimate company. Take control…

Home Business Profile: Agel (CLOSED)

Agel (Health and Wellness) CLOSED Agel was a MLM company that specialized in nutritional supplements in suspension gel form. JRJR Networks [NYSE MKT: JRJR], acquired Agel in 2013. And in July 2018, JRJR Networks filed for bankruptcy. JRJR Networks is also the parent organization of Longaberger. As of July 2018, the Agel website is no longer functioning. *** If you’re interested in running your own business, but want to cut down on the learning curve, consider running your own “mini-franchise” and check out our other Home Business listings, and learn how to evaluate a business opportunity. Think about all the…

Home Business Profile: Fortune High-Tech Marketing (CLOSED)

Fortune High Tech Marketing (Telecommunications) CLOSED Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing offered a broad spectrum of products, many of them technology and communications based. While we are not sure why or when they closed, as of 1/1/15, their website was no longer active.   *** If you’re interested in running your own business, but want to cut down on the learning curve, consider running your own “mini-franchise” and check out our other Home Business listings, and learn how to evaluate a business opportunity. Think about all the extra money you could make by being a mystery shopper, starting your own business, or working from…

Home Business Profile: Latasia (CLOSED)

Latasia (Jewelry) CLOSED Latasia was a Party Plan company that specializes in the design, manufacture and distribution of exquisite fashion jewelry. While we are not sure why or when they closed, as of 1/1/15, their website was no longer active. *** If you’re interested in running your own business, but want to cut down on the learning curve, consider running your own “mini-franchise” and check out our other Home Business listings, and learn how to evaluate a business opportunity. Think about all the extra money you could make by being a mystery shopper, starting your own business, or working from home for…

Home Business Profile: Xocai (CLOSED)

Xocai (Food Products) CLOSED  Xoçai started out as a healthy chocolate combining dark Belgain chocolate with Açai and Blueberries. In 2017, they were acquired by Well-Beyond, LLC. *** If you’re interested in running your own business, but want to cut down on the learning curve, consider running your own “mini-franchise” and check out our other Home Business listings, and learn how to evaluate a business opportunity. Think about all the extra money you could make by being a mystery shopper, starting your own business, or working from home for a legitimate company. Take control of your income and check out our…

Home Business Profile: Miche Bags (CLOSED)

Miche Bags (Purses and Handbags) CLOSED Miche specialized in hand and shoulder bags based on a system of magnetic interchangeable bag covers and accompanying accessories. While we are not sure why or when they closed, as of 1/1/17, their website was no longer active. *** If you’re interested in running your own business, but want to cut down on the learning curve, consider running your own “mini-franchise” and check out our other Home Business listings, and learn how to evaluate a business opportunity. Think about all the extra money you could make by being a mystery shopper, starting your own…

Home Business Profile: For Your Pleasure (CLOSED)

For Your Pleasure (Adult and Romance Products) CLOSED For Your Pleasure specialized in Adult and Romance products. While we are not sure why or when they closed, as of 1/1/15, their website was no longer active. *** If you’re interested in running your own business, but want to cut down on the learning curve, consider running your own “mini-franchise” and check out our other Home Business listings, and learn how to evaluate a business opportunity. Think about all the extra money you could make by being a mystery shopper, starting your own business, or working from home for a legitimate…

Home Business Profile: Fantasy Inc (CLOSED)

Fantasy Inc. (Adult and Romance Products) CLOSED Since 1981, Fantasy Inc provided fun and educational adult home parties. While we are not sure why or when they closed, as of 1/1/15, their website was no longer active. *** If you’re interested in running your own business, but want to cut down on the learning curve, consider running your own “mini-franchise” and check out our other Home Business listings, and learn how to evaluate a business opportunity. Think about all the extra money you could make by being a mystery shopper, starting your own business, or working from home for a…

Home Business Options

Franchising is a great way to get residual income. You can purchase plans for a Wendy’s, Quizno’s, or UFC, follow the plan, hire some people, and move on to the next franchise while earning residual income all the while. That is, if you can afford the hefty $250,000+ franchise fee, (and yearly fees!) to get the business going. For those of us who are normal, average, everyday folk, mini-franchising opportunities are available through Direct Sales companies. Not only are the start up costs reasonable, (Most average less than $500) you’ll receive support and guidance within an established system. You’ll be…

Home Business Profile: Annasa (CLOSED)

Annasa International Corporation (Health and Wellness) CLOSED Annása was incorporated in May 2002 as a subsidiary of Natrol, Inc., a diversified nutritional supplement company headquartered in Southern California. While we are not sure why or when they closed, as of 1/1/15, their website was no longer active. *** If you’re interested in running your own business, but want to cut down on the learning curve, consider running your own “mini-franchise” and check out our other Home Business listings, and learn how to evaluate a business opportunity. Think about all the extra money you could make by being a mystery shopper,…

Home Business Profile: Commission River / Cognigen (CLOSED)

Commission River/ Cognigen (Telecommunications) CLOSED Commission River Corporation was the result of a merger between Commission River Inc. and Cognigen Networks in 2005. They specialized in the telecommunication industry. As of 2014, both websites are down, and we’re not sure what has happened to these companies.   *** If you’re interested in running your own business, but want to cut down on the learning curve, consider running your own “mini-franchise” and check out our other Home Business listings, and learn how to evaluate a business opportunity. Think about all the extra money you could make by being a mystery shopper,…