Inside the April 1997 Issue
Something Old/Something New
Sell your collectibles on a shoestring by exhibiting them in an antique mall.
Here's how to get the goods on your competitors and stay one step ahead.
Searching for a new business can be easy if you follow these tips.
Futurist Watts Wacker on why you need a 500-year business plan.
5 Experts Reveal Successful Selling Tips To Help You Close The Deal.
Entrepreneurs Across America.
Books worth a look.
A pro answers your most common patent questions.
The SBA's new administrator speaks out about her plans for the agency.
Helping family business handle office politics.
Finger painting the town.
Small enterprise at a glance.
A former Oscar winner changes her focus to games for girls.
Exporting to Sweden and more.
Opening a merchant credit card account is easier than you think--once you understand the process.
After-hours tips for busy entrepreneurs.
News for entrepreneurs on the go
Here's The Equipment You Need To Get Your Business Off The Ground.
New products for small and homebased businesses.
8 Tips to overcoming the isolation of working at home.
Use these tools to make filing your business returns less taxing.
Highlight your business's unique advantages to attract customers.
Youre The Boss
Discover your strengths to distinguish your business from the rest of the crowd.
Help for entrepreneurs
The pros and cons of using direct mail to build a strong customer base.
From The Pages Of...
8 steps to getting what you want from any negotiation.
A bill to prevent defense contract & bundling could help small firms get more business.
How to pass down your business--but not to Uncle Sam.
Make smarter management decisions by knowing what stage your company's in.
Don't let workers' comp fraud cripple your business.
Tips and trends for growing your business.
Employee compensation plans that pay off.
When your audience is diverse, a personalized approach to advertising works best.
How to get personal in your marketing.
Finding public relations and advertising agencies to make your business shine.
Savvy ideas to boost sales.
Investigate these 6 marketing niches, and unlock the door to a prosperous future.
From TV and movies to multimedia, this fund profits from fun.
For security and income, preferred stock offers a powerful alternative to common stock.
You get more than financing when you tap your 401(k) to buy stock in your business.
The tax benefits of employing family members.
Franchising heats up around the world.
Franchisees see one thing, franchisors another . . . how to reconcile the two?
Is it time to upgrade your computer's memory?
Apple fights back with plans for a new Macintosh operating system.
PC connections make today's fax machines multifaceted workhorses.
The latest in modern technology
What's hot on the World Wide Web.