Inside the October 1997 Issue
Theory of Creativity
Two creative geniuses reveal how to think out of the box.
Why some entrepreneurs are saying Goodbye, city life.
Before you go full-speed into a merger, read this.
The right local manager for your overseas office can boost international business.
How to make more money through mail order.
Our annual ranking of the nation's top entrepreneurial spots
35 Smart things to ask before you buy a franchise.
Creating a prototype that will wow investors.
Consumers worldwide are thirsty for American beers.
Mothers and daughters learn how to run a small business.
Two catalogs offer travel products for time-crunched entrepreneurs.
How many hours will you commit to your new start-up business?
A myriad of convenient business counseling awaits you online. Here's where.
Where to find the funds to finance your homebased business.
These new accounts offer tax benefits, lower premiums and better financial health.
Your source for small-business news, reviews, trends and troubleshooting.
Youre The Boss
These do-it-yourself advertising tips can save you money.
Commerce Business Daily Goes Online.
Offering stock to management-level employees without putting your interests at risk.
A new deadline for electronic tax filing gives small businesses a break--for now.
How to steer your business through a midlife crisis.
Developing a two-tier marketing approach.
Protect your company against unnecessary lawsuits by monitoring employee e-mail.
Conquer the tight labor market by retaining valuable workers.
Battling hostilities in the workplace.
Using the before-and-after approach to grab readers' attention.
17 ways to show your customers you care.
Advertising on cable television can help you flaunt your products for a whole new audience.
Need to motivate your sales team? Try video training.
This large-blend fund bets on companies that reward shareholders.
Investing in stocks considered the dogs of an index won't have you chasing your tail.
Learning how to prepare for an IPO.
This stock finds its niche in the growing customer support software market.
Congress and the White House go to work to simplify the tax code.
More than just the price you pay, consider technology's total cost of ownership.
Before it steps into the spotlight, we take a sneak peek at Windows 98.
Color copiers give customers one more reason to choose you over the competition.