Geoff Williams

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.

26 Recent Stories

Entrepreneur Magazine

There Ought To Be A Law

So you've only got one business? And maybe making that work is a struggle? Well, some business owners have more than their share--and make it look easy. We call them serial entrepreneurs.
Growing Your Business

Crash Course

When your business is growing so fast it's out of control, here's how to pull the entrepreneurial equivalent of steering into the skid.

Networking Is Not a Dirty Word

Being a successful networker doesn't mean you have to be a slimebag. Here's how to schmooze with the best of them...without selling out.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Living On The Edge

On the verge of bankruptcy . . . on the verge of freezing . . . on the verge of multimillion-dollar success--take your pick.

These Are The People In Your Neighborhood

The guy next door, the couple down the block, neighbor kids, dogs, passing cars--they're all, whether you like it or not, part of your homebased business.

Game and Fortune

Score big with a video game company.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Marx Against Them

Coming to America is tough. Coming to America from the U.S.S.R. is tougher. Then try starting a business...
Entrepreneur Magazine

Testing 1, 2 ... Your Business IQ

You've gauged your intelligence quotient and your emotional quotient. Now it's time to put your entrepreneurial savvy to the test.

No Rules

Color outside the lines. Read this article upside down and backwards. Break all the rules of business...and succeed anyway.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Crash Test

If you think your problems are insurmountable, imagine maintaining your customer base from a hospital bed--broken leg, crushed voice box and all.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Speed Freaks

There's e-commerce and e-mail and virtual this and virtual that and if you don't grab that third cup of espresso and kick yourself into overdrive to get your business up to speed, you can bet you'll g

Keeping Your Cool

You're either cool or you're not. If you are, here's how to make the most of it.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Making Headlines

The money to pay the staff was a maybe. Her partner left her alone in the eats-entrepreneurs-alive magazine industry. Could Pat Means survive, much less succeed? You better believe it.
Entrepreneur Magazine


The fact: more than a million people bought rocks as pets. The lesson: you can sell anything to anybody.

Playing With The Big Boys

Your office is a card table; your staff is you and your dog. How do you convince big clients your company's got what it takes? Two words: Fake it.

Fast, Faster, Fastest

Entrepreneur and Dun & Bradstreet's fifth annual hot 100--the fastest-growing new businesses in America
Startup Basics

The Deliberate Entrepreneur

If back to school is the last place you want to go, think twice. For a new generation of entrepreneurs, an MBA may be the surest route to success.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Beating the System

How five entrepreneurs did it--but you didn't hear it from us.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Voices Carry

What havoc hath Alexander Graham Bell wrought?
Entrepreneur Magazine

Voices Carry

What havoc hath Alexander Graham Bell wrought?

Buddies In Business

What it's really like to start a company with your best friend.

Going Indie

Spinning your own record label
Entrepreneur Magazine

2001: An Entrepreneurial Odyssey

Why the next century will belong to entrepreneurs.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Tough as Leather

Building a business isn't easy, but how much can one entrepreneur take?
Entrepreneur Magazine

How To Do Everything Better

.and let nothing stand in your way.
Growing Your Business

Staying Power

The good news: Your product is a hit. The bad news: Your product is a hit. The inescapable truth: Success is a tough act to follow.
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