Devlin Smith

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7 Tips for Network Marketing Success

A direct-selling expert shares what it takes to start out and make it in this industry.

10 Tips for Retail Success

Learn the ins and outs of running a successful retail biz from Margarita Olivares of the 'The Startup'.
10 Insider Tips for Retail Success
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10 Insider Tips for Retail Success

Learn some of the ins and outs of successfully running your own retail location from a tween clothing and accessories retailer.

Getting Entrepreneurs Talking Online

This web conferencing company is helping small-business owners connect in cyberspace.

Franchise Funding From the SBA

There are three simple things you absolutely must know before financing a franchise: S-B-A.

Learning From College-Age Franchise Owners

These enterprising students made the smart choice to pursue franchise ownership. What can they teach you?
Entrepreneur Magazine

Students of Enterprise

When they weren't studying, these students made the smart choice to pursue franchise ownership--and learned that a college education is about more than what goes on in the classroom.
Magazine Gives Teenagers A Chance To Play Business

Sites like are giving teenagers the chance to play entrepreneur.
Entrepreneur Magazine

The Sure Thing

Are existing franchise systems always a better bet than startups?
Young Entrepreneurs

Conversations With a Teen Entrepreneur

Ben Cathers shares his tips and tactics for successfully marketing your business.
Franchise 500

Good as Gold

Wondering what the hottest franchising trends are for 2004? Wonder no more.
Success Stories

Perfect Timing

What do you do when your company decides to go the franchising route? Join in on the fun, of course.
Success Stories

Ultimate Makeover

Appearances aren't everything at this skin-care salon.
Entrepreneur Magazine

What's New 12/03

Healthy meals make a splash.
Franchise Buying Guide

Women of Substance

Who says it's a man's world? These women entrepreneurs have found exactly what they want in franchising.
Franchising Your Business

How Will I Know?

You have a great business, but is it franchise-worthy?
Entrepreneur Magazine

All in the Delivery

It was perfect timing for this couple to take on a dry cleaning delivery franchise.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Luck of the Draw

A windfall helps one man's small-business dream come true.
Entrepreneur Magazine

What's New 10/03

A one-stop marketing shop

The Burning Questions

Before deciding on a kiosk, be sure you've answered three essential questions.
Entrepreneur Startups Magazine

I Spy Something Dyed . . .

Two sisters went undercover to investigate a possible franchise--and liked what they saw.
Entrepreneur Startups Magazine

Dramatic Improvement

All the world's a stage for one entrepreneur and the kids who take her acting classes.

What's Hot: Noodles

A new generation of noodle restaurant chains is moving to the forefront of franchising.
Franchise Buying Guide

Goodwill Hunting?

Then these franchises are worth a look if you need a helping hand--or want to lend one to others.
Entrepreneur Magazine

You're the Boss

There are some things beyond your control, such as a poor job market. But that doesn't mean you can't control your future. Follow the lead of these entrepreneurs, who bought their own franchises.
Franchise Zone

What's in a Name?

Is a name-brand franchise necessary for success? Orion proves even the smallest name brands can compete with big-name players.
Franchise Buying Guide

What's Hot: Ice Cream

The inside scoop on how ice cream franchises are going beyond the vanilla.
Success Stories

He's On First

This operator takes pride in being his system's first franchisee
Franchise Zone

Franchising: The American Dream?

An author speaks out on the pros and cons of buying a franchise.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Worth His Weight

With a growing chain of weight-loss center locations, this franchisee proves he's got what it takes to succeed.
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