Geoff Williams has written for numerous publications, including Entrepreneur, Consumer Reports, LIFE and Entertainment Weekly. He also is the author of Living Well with Bad Credit.
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Meet five enterprising animal lovers who found their second acts in the booming pet industry.
Need someone for a task that would make even Mike Rowe blanch? When working for you isn't a dream come true.
Plenty of things. But, like inventory, employees and cash flow, fear can be managed.
Creative risks can make the difference between plodding and prosperous.
Creating buzz around your business is tough, but it's nothing compared to keeping that momentum going.
Management & Operations
If you think moving from one house to another is stressful, try moving a business.
How is the automaker's global recall affecting other businesses?
Mobile warriors rejoice; Wi-Fi has reached your vehicle. Just don't surf while driving.
Choosing the right gift is harder than it seems--and choosing the wrong one could cost you.
What if there was a service to match rabid sports fans with home owners across the country?
Don't waste your startup funds on marketing tactics that cost more than they're worth.
Your Business Plan
Companies are under pressure to get the results of their marketing money. Here's how to prove you're delivering.
Humor can lead to a marketing grand slam--as long as it's done right.
Sometimes cultural barriers can undo a multimillion-dollar deal. Make sure the barrier isn't you.
Sometimes cultural barriers can undo any multimillion dollar deal. Make sure the barrier isn't you.
Ray Barton transformed Great Clips from just four hair salons into nearly 3,000, and he did it by turning down franchises that didn't fit into his expansion strategy.
Don't let fear make your decisions. Find out how to ease your worries, and boost your business to new heights.
As the cubicle turns 40, we look back at the great (and not-so-great) moments in cube history.
Business is blooming for 1-800Flowers.com, but it wasn't always that way for founder Jim McCann.
Would you believe. that, unlike watching the movie, reading this will make you get smart?
Entrepreneur Startups Magazine
Is your dynamic duo likely to become an explosive one? Before jumping into a business partnership, ask yourself these 7 key questions.
Find out how the latest slew of legislation could affect your business in 2008.
Athlete Eric Robinson has helped build a $10 million prosthetic foot company, as well as an event that gives amputees a chance to participate in extreme sports again.
These action-sport athletes are taking on business ownership at full speed and finding out it's not always a smooth ride.
Now gamers can play while getting in their gym time, too. And we're not just talking about the Wii.
Management & Operations
These toy shops may be small, but they compete with the biggest retailers every holiday season and thrive.
These former doctors found the best treatment was to take two aspirin and start a business in the morning.