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Features

Where Are They Now?

An update on entrepreneurs featured in past issues.

Consumer Report

If you think you know your target market, think again.

Search For Tommorow

Experts predict the future of small business.

Words From The Wise

Entrepreneurial legends share timeless advice to take you into the next century.

Golden Rules

Top management strategies of the past 20 years and what still works.

Wired For Success

Entrepreneurs reap the rewards of the technology revolution.

Healthy, Wealthy And Wise

10 great ideas for starting a health, beauty or fitness business.

The Choice Is Yours

Should you buy a franchise, a business opportunity, or go it alone? Don't leave this important decision to chance.

Columns

Books

Organizing Genius

Books worth a look.
Bright Ideas

Pump Up The Value

Strageties for turning your good idea into a hot seller.
Business Beat

The Body Electric

Shedding light on utility deregulation.
Business Beat

Like Father, Like Son?

Entrepreneurial history repeats itself.
Business Beat

Closed-Door Policy

The Supreme Court's refusal to hear a set-aside case deals a blow to affirmative action.
Business Buzz

Piping Up

Be the first to know.
Entrepreneurial Woman

Center Stage

Congressional hearings and more.
Global Vision

Trading Posts

Trade show tips and more.
Home Inc.

Post Haste

Selecting the right carrier for your business's express mail needs.
Travel Smarts

In Case Of Fire

News for entrepreneurs on the go.
Building Blocks

Step 12: Live And Learn

Make smart business decisions by learning from your hands-on experience.
Computer Ease

A Lasting Impression

Incorporate innovative elements of design to create a dynamic and effective Web site.
FYI

Hot To Buy/Hot To Sell

New products for small and homebased businesses.
Home Front

Growing Pains

7 Ways to successfully prepare your business for its stages of growth.
Money Matters

Status Quotient

How to determine whether to classify workers as employees or independent contractors.
Start-Up Mart

Small-Business Software

Streamline your business tasks by using these bestselling programs.
Starting Smart

Business Owners Score

Your Source for Small-Business News, Reviews, Trends and Troubleshooting.
Youre The Boss

Become A Business Diplomat

Use these 8 tactful strategies to diffuse difficult people or situations.
Bulletin Board

Uncle Sam Gives High-Tech Assistance

Help for entrepreneurs
Business Hotline

Good Answers

Expert advice for your small-business questions.
From The Pages Of...

Heart & Sold

Want consumers to open their wallets? Start by getting them to open their hearts.
Special Events

Mark Your Calendars

Capitol Issues

Brilliant Deductions

Proposed changes to IRA plans offer a better deal for even the smallest businesses.
Family Business

Twos Company

Can a company succeed with two captains? For many family businesses, the answer is yes.
Leading Edge

On The Spot

A new twist on just-in-time management pays off for entrepreneurs and their customers.
Legal

Who's Counting?

How you count your employees could save you from a lawsuit.
Management Smarts

Check Points

Tips and trends for growing your business.
Staff Smarts

X Appeal

Secrets to managing Generation X.
Advertising Workshop

Space Craft

Want to make the most of a small-space ad? Use it to lure readers to your Web site.
Guerrilla Marketing

Free For All

Keep 'em coming back by offering something for nothing.
Marketing Edge

Star Quality

Starring in your own commercials could be the road to fame . . . and fortune.
Marketing Smarts

Shake It Up

Savvy ideas to boost sales.
Sales Success

Second Time Around

Build strong relationships and long-term sales by winning repeat business.
Fund Smarts

On The Grow

Fund that finances emerging ventures could mean high rewards.
Money Smarts

Scam Alert

Money-management strageties.
Personal Finance

Cruise Control

If you're looking for gains plus protection, consider the flexibility of convertible bonds.
Raising Money

Ace In The Hole

A new online network could unleash a tidal wave of private capital for entrepreneurs.
Stock Smarts

Spin Doctors

Consider taking this compact disc company's stock for a spin.
Tax Talk

It's All Relative

Turning to family or shareholders for a business loan? Watch out there could be taxes to pay.

Breaking The Mold

Savvier than ever, today's franchisees are blazing new trails.
Franchise News

Double Vision

What to do when franchisees and franchisors don't see eye to eye.
Opportunity Insider

A New Twist

Franchise and business opportunities at a glance.
Business Bytes

Comeback Kid

Apple targets entrepreneurs with new computers designed especially for small business.
Business Software

Make Contact

New and improved, these sales management programs help you close the deal.
Buyers Guide

Primary Colors

Are you boring your customers with black and white? Wake 'em up with a color laser printer.
Tech Smarts

Born Again

The latest in modern technology.
Web Smarts

Talking Back

What's hot on the World Wide Web.
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