Overnight Web successes and their casual beginnings

Web entrepreneurs make it look so easy to make a mint on a great idea.

Argh, they make it look so easy. I was just sitting around and I made half a million dollars, they say. Oops, how did that happen, they say. Just a random idea, I had no idea it'd be popular, they say.

Hear from three insanely successful Web entrepreneurs on how they got their start.

Read more on SiliconValley.com (registration required): "Three who had the right idea at the right time"

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