Laura Tiffany

Best Seat in the House

What's the best place in the house to set up your home office? Consider these six things before getting down to business.

Home Biz Startup Checklist

You've got a solid-gold home biz idea, but how do you get started? Our simple, all-in-one checklist sorts out the details for you.

Hot Trends for 2005

WHY people buy is just as important as WHAT they buy. Learn the trends that are leading people to their next purchase.
Starting a Business

Elements of a Business Plan

There are seven major sections of a business plan, and each one is a complex document. Read today's selection from our business plan tutorial to fully understand the components of your business plan.

Get Help With Your Plan

To help you write your business plan, we've compiled a list of the resources that will put you on the right track. Access them in today's selection from "How To Build A Business Plan."

Insuring Your Business

Think your home insurance covers your new business? Think again, and then read on to find out how to protect your venture.

Surviving Your First Year

Nothing can quite prepare you for the rigors of starting a business. Here's how to stay ahead of the game.

Hot Trends for 2005

The reasons why people buy are just as important as what they buy. Read on to find out the eight trends that are leading people to their next purchase.

Go to Town

Be good to your city, and it will be good to you.
Starting a Business

Supporting Roles

Use a business support service to help your growing business out during busy times.
Technology

Easy Read

Build business relationships with a company blog.

Surviving a Deadly Partnership

It's not likely your business partner will attempt to kill you like Phil Rouse's did, but you can still learn a lot from his story.
Finance

Tax-Planning Expert Sandy Botkin

Hire your children, write off your golf game and other legal tax deductions that you might not know about

The Internet Tax Debate: What e-Tailers Think

The e-tax debate is hitting a crescendo. We've asked four e-tailers what they plan to do about it.
Starting a Business

Homebased Startup Checklist

The devil is in the details--we've created this checklist so you don't forget anything crucial when starting your new business.