Inside the April 1999 Issue
Leaving the corporate clone behind, a new breed of franchisee proves buying a franchise doesn't have to mean selling your soul.
What it's really like to start a company with your best friend.
Why the next century will belong to entrepreneurs.
The world according to Michael Dell--the youngest person ever to head a Fortune 500 firm.
Does a crisis for your competitors mean a golden opportunity for you? Be careful: The answer isn't as simple as you think.
Hot entrepreneurs under 30
Downward mobility is on the rise.
Why now's a perfect time for women to take their businesses global.
U.S. entrepreneurs satisfy the world's sweet tooth.
Do business ownership and parenthood mix?
Profile on Dr. Glass Window Washing.
The truth behind a reported drop in start-ups.
You are what you seat.
An inside look at the issue that promises to get the attention of an apathetic Congress
Creating a new page for online job seekers.
Need a break? Road-weary travelers head to spas.
Shared office space, gifts for all seasons
Get the lowdown on news, trends, programs and more.
Hard facts on the latest software
Call on friends in a crisis.
Spinning your own record label
Funding your invention - one step at a time.
Leave loans alone, taxing matters, factoring facts.
Sales And Marketing
Test your sales quotient.
Just charge it.
Beating The Odds
Building a business isn't easy, but how much can one entrepreneur take?
Resources for entrepreneurs.
Mark your calendar.
Looking to save on steep office rent? Hoteling could help cut your overall expenses.
Think hiring an in-law is just like hiring any other employee? Think again.
Locking out potential problems
Don't cash that check! You could end up short.
Cut R&D costs--send your products to college.
Why all work and some play makes for a satisfied staff.
How your relationships at home can help (or hurt) your business.
Seeing isn't always believing. Get your prospects' attention by engaging their other senses.
The person at the podium attracts the most attention. Why isn't it you--and your business?
Courting a community presence.
A fund that reels in returns for aggressive investors.
Sending and receiving international payments is now as easy as un, deux, trois.
Once reserved for large corporations, Industrial Development Bonds are now a source of growth capital for entrepreneurs.
Is the IRS shedding its image as the agency entrepreneurs love to hate?
Is it a partnership made in heaven or...? Examining the profitable possibilities of becoming a franchise vendor.
Just thought of a great new product? Well, that was the easy part. Here's how to get it off the drawing board.
12 great reasons to start a business
New incubators heat up tech start-ups.
Want to borrow money from loved ones without losing them? Read on.
How to market your best commodity--you.
Taxes, payroll, whatever--Century Small Business Solutions has the resources to do it.
Arby's CEO revamps for success.
Interested in capital gains? Convert real estate commissions into cash.
Franchises, hair salons, clothing stores.
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.
Today's mobile technology tools blaze new trails.
Take control of your phone system.
Need names and addresses of prospects for a direct-marketing campaign? Online list services may be the answer.
Biometric technology: Is it time for your computer to get to know you?
State-of-the-art tech tools.
Why businesses are using the Net.