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Inside the April 1999 Issue

Features

Diary of a Webhead

From newbie to netpreneur in under a year: If this online retailer can do it, you can, too.

Breaking The Mold

Leaving the corporate clone behind, a new breed of franchisee proves buying a franchise doesn't have to mean selling your soul.

Buddies In Business

What it's really like to start a company with your best friend.

2001: An Entrepreneurial Odyssey

Why the next century will belong to entrepreneurs.

Dell On...

The world according to Michael Dell--the youngest person ever to head a Fortune 500 firm.

Full Speed Ahead?

Does a crisis for your competitors mean a golden opportunity for you? Be careful: The answer isn't as simple as you think.

Young Guns

Hot entrepreneurs under 30

Columns

Business Buzz
Downward mobility is on the rise.
Entrepreneurial Woman
Why now's a perfect time for women to take their businesses global.
Global Smarts
U.S. entrepreneurs satisfy the world's sweet tooth.
Pulse
Do business ownership and parenthood mix?
Pulse
Motherly advice.
Pulse
Profile on Dr. Glass Window Washing.
Pulse
The truth behind a reported drop in start-ups.
Pulse
You are what you seat.
Pulse
An inside look at the issue that promises to get the attention of an apathetic Congress
Rising Stars
Creating a new page for online job seekers.
Travel Smarts
Need a break? Road-weary travelers head to spas.
Biz 101
Shared office space, gifts for all seasons
BizScene
Get the lowdown on news, trends, programs and more.
E-Ware
Hard facts on the latest software
Guts
Call on friends in a crisis.
Hot Biz
Spinning your own record label
Inventions
Funding your invention - one step at a time.
Money Matters
Leave loans alone, taxing matters, factoring facts.
Sales And Marketing
Test your sales quotient.
Secrets
Just charge it.
Beating The Odds
Building a business isn't easy, but how much can one entrepreneur take?
Bulletin Board
Resources for entrepreneurs.
Trade Shows
Mark your calendar.
Cutting Edge
Looking to save on steep office rent? Hoteling could help cut your overall expenses.
Family Business
Think hiring an in-law is just like hiring any other employee? Think again.
Insurance
Locking out potential problems
Legal
Don't cash that check! You could end up short.
Management Smarts
Cut R&D costs--send your products to college.
Staff Smarts
Why all work and some play makes for a satisfied staff.
Your Business
How your relationships at home can help (or hurt) your business.
Advertising Workshop
Seeing isn't always believing. Get your prospects' attention by engaging their other senses.
Fast Pitch
The person at the podium attracts the most attention. Why isn't it you--and your business?
Marketing Smarts
Courting a community presence.
Fund Smarts
A fund that reels in returns for aggressive investors.
Money Smarts
Sending and receiving international payments is now as easy as un, deux, trois.
Raising Money
Once reserved for large corporations, Industrial Development Bonds are now a source of growth capital for entrepreneurs.
Tax Talk
Is the IRS shedding its image as the agency entrepreneurs love to hate?
Opportunity Article
Is it a partnership made in heaven or...? Examining the profitable possibilities of becoming a franchise vendor.
Opportunity Article
Just thought of a great new product? Well, that was the easy part. Here's how to get it off the drawing board.
Opportunity Article
12 great reasons to start a business
Opportunity Article
New incubators heat up tech start-ups.
Opportunity Article
Want to borrow money from loved ones without losing them? Read on.
Opportunity Article
How to market your best commodity--you.
Opportunity Article
Taxes, payroll, whatever--Century Small Business Solutions has the resources to do it.
Opportunity Article
Arby's CEO revamps for success.
Opportunity Article
Interested in capital gains? Convert real estate commissions into cash.
Opportunity Article
Franchises, hair salons, clothing stores.
Opportunity Article
Program helps inner-city residents become business owners.
Whats Your Problem
If your heart isn't in it, you're not going to be in business for long.
Business Bytes
Today's mobile technology tools blaze new trails.
Connections
Take control of your phone system.
Net Profits
Need names and addresses of prospects for a direct-marketing campaign? Online list services may be the answer.
Tech Smarts
Biometric technology: Is it time for your computer to get to know you?
Tools
State-of-the-art tech tools.
Web Smarts
Why businesses are using the Net.
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