Amy Fennell Christian

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The Six Ps of Marketing

Keep these essentials in mind to make the most of your promotional efforts.

Investment Tips from Young Entrepreneurs

Don't let your age keep you from investing. Just be smart about how and why you do it.
Young Entrepreneurs

What Is Success?

The answer, at least for one young entrepreneur, may surprise you.

Turning a Hobby into a Business

Find out how these teens made the jump from hobbyists to entrepreneurs.

The Value of Having a Mentor

Whether it's a family member or a local businessperson you choose, mentors can give your business a competitive edge.

When Competition Strikes ... Strike Back!

Don't let a little competition scare you off. There are ways to keep your business on top.

Rate Your Sales Ability

Find out how you fare when it comes to selling your product or service.

Top 10 Holiday Business Ideas

Stumped about what type of business to start? These ideas may be just what you're looking for.

What's the Magic Price?

How to set a price for your product or service that'll leave both you and your customers happy

Get Creative With Your Location

These teens found unique solutions to the age-old question of where to locate a business for maximum profits.

Start a Jewelry Business

Turn your hand-crafted jewelry into an ongoing source of cash flow.

Give Customers What They Want

Even if your customer is in the wrong, make them think they're in the right--your bottom line will thank you for it.

The Lowdown on Collecting and Reporting Taxes

Maintain good records, and taxes don't have to be a headache.

Ready to Hire Employees?

Here's what you need to do to make sure it's done legally, effectively and wisely.

Marketing and Selling Your Invention

Got a great product but no idea how to sell it to the right people? Whether you hire a professional or go it alone, these tips will get your product moving.

Do Your Taxes, Without the Hassle

With these simple precautions, you can keep income taxes from becoming taxing.

Trends for 2003

Want to stay a step ahead of the competition? Keep your eye on these hot trends for the new year.

Closing the Sale

Are you a sales-a-phobic? Follow these sure-fire selling techniques, and it won't feel like sales at all.

Starting an Entertainment Business

If you've got the drive and the talent, you can earn a profit by putting on a show.

Getting A Loan or Grant

How to write a business plan, approach lenders and get the much-needed cash you deserve

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a 'Trep?

Teen 'treps share their success secrets with you.

Work Part-Time to Start Your Business

Don't have the cash to start your business? Part-time jobs can help you reach your dreams.

Turn Your Crafts Into Cash

Teen artisans find creative ways to sell their wares.

Service with a Smile

Philanthropy often fuels the entrepreneurial spirit in teens

Finding Help for Your Business Idea at School

Check out classes and programs to help you with your business idea.

To Borrow or Not to Borrow

For many new business owners, that is the question.

If at First You Don't Succeed.

Afraid of failure? Take a lesson from these resilient 'treps.

Rolling in the Dough With a Food Business

These businesses offer food for thought for the culinary-minded entrepreneurs.

Start a Business Working With Kids

Want to be a happy camper? Starting a summer camp might be just what you need.

Start an Ag Business

Turn your green thumb into a different kind of green.

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