Inside the May 1997 Issue
Should you buy a franchise, a business opportunity, or go it alone? Don't leave this important decision to chance.
Entrepreneurs reap the rewards of the technology revolution.
Top management strategies of the past 20 years and what still works.
Entrepreneurial legends share timeless advice to take you into the next century.
Experts predict the future of small business.
If you think you know your target market, think again.
An update on entrepreneurs featured in past issues.
Books worth a look.
Strageties for turning your good idea into a hot seller.
The Supreme Court's refusal to hear a set-aside case deals a blow to affirmative action.
Entrepreneurial history repeats itself.
Shedding light on utility deregulation.
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Congressional hearings and more.
Trade show tips and more.
Selecting the right carrier for your business's express mail needs.
News for entrepreneurs on the go.
Make smart business decisions by learning from your hands-on experience.
Incorporate innovative elements of design to create a dynamic and effective Web site.
New products for small and homebased businesses.
7 Ways to successfully prepare your business for its stages of growth.
How to determine whether to classify workers as employees or independent contractors.
Streamline your business tasks by using these bestselling programs.
Your Source for Small-Business News, Reviews, Trends and Troubleshooting.
Youre The Boss
Use these 8 tactful strategies to diffuse difficult people or situations.
Help for entrepreneurs
Expert advice for your small-business questions.
From The Pages Of...
Want consumers to open their wallets? Start by getting them to open their hearts.
Proposed changes to IRA plans offer a better deal for even the smallest businesses.
Can a company succeed with two captains? For many family businesses, the answer is yes.
A new twist on just-in-time management pays off for entrepreneurs and their customers.
How you count your employees could save you from a lawsuit.
Tips and trends for growing your business.
Secrets to managing Generation X.
Want to make the most of a small-space ad? Use it to lure readers to your Web site.
Keep 'em coming back by offering something for nothing.
Starring in your own commercials could be the road to fame . . . and fortune.
Savvy ideas to boost sales.
Build strong relationships and long-term sales by winning repeat business.
Fund that finances emerging ventures could mean high rewards.
If you're looking for gains plus protection, consider the flexibility of convertible bonds.
A new online network could unleash a tidal wave of private capital for entrepreneurs.
Consider taking this compact disc company's stock for a spin.
Turning to family or shareholders for a business loan? Watch out there could be taxes to pay.
Savvier than ever, today's franchisees are blazing new trails.
What to do when franchisees and franchisors don't see eye to eye.
Franchise and business opportunities at a glance.
Apple targets entrepreneurs with new computers designed especially for small business.
New and improved, these sales management programs help you close the deal.
Are you boring your customers with black and white? Wake 'em up with a color laser printer.
The latest in modern technology.
What's hot on the World Wide Web.