I was recently reading Entrepreneur Magazine’s article on hot trends for 2009. Now, I don’t always like Entrepreneur and other small biz magazines because I think sometimes these publications focus on businesses that require substantial startup capital. While there’s an obvious need for brick and mortar businesses, they’re not the first thing on my mind when someone comes to me to start a business, especially in this economy.
That said, I do like the current issue, primarily because of the “hot trends” article. The top trends aren’t exactly big news, if you’ve been paying attention to the world around you lately. I think we all know that alternative fuels, environmental services, and “green” businesses are the wave of the new future. And health care is always big, but there’s definitely a trend away from plastic surgery, as we move in a more “natural” direction, so the beauty industry is growing. […]