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Public Enemy?

How to go public and not get screwed

High-Tech Hot Spots

Think Silicon Valley's the only place to launch a high-tech start-up? Don't pack your bags just yet. Check out our ranking of the top 10 hotbeds for tech success.

Workplace 2005

In just five years, you may not even recognize the business you've created. Take a look at the shape of small business to come.

Missing Links?

To keep things running smoothly, you just have to mind your own business, right? Wrong. If millennium madness has taught you anything, it should be this: Your business is only as strong as your weakest link.

Tech, Yes

You don't have to be a computer hotshot to strike it rich in high-tech. Power up with one of these 29 ways to plug in to profits.

Entrepreneur's Complete Guide to Software

Paralyzed by all the software choices out there? You're not alone. How to choose the software your business really needs.

Going Private

Tap into a multibillion-dollar market with private-sector contracting.



Daydream Relivers

S Club 7: The Monkees for the next generation

What's It Worth?

The science of pricing your exports

David V. Goliath

Inventors invent. Big companies steal. And you can't fight it because you don't have the money to win--or can you?

I'm With You

Is the EPA really your enemy? Not if your friendly EPA ombudsman has anything to say about it.

Make A Mint

There's more to intense mints than tasty kisses.

Carry On, Friend!

Just don't get carried away.

Vive La Difference!

The qualities that make women unique can also help them succeed.

Game Not Over

Get the lowdown on news, trends, programs and more

Prody Wanna Cracker?

Hard facts on the latest software

This Buddy's For You

The latest & greatest high-tech tools and gadgets
Hot Biz

Game and Fortune

Score big with a video game company.

French Twist

Take a bite out of the food market

Wing And A Prayer

Sock it away, the perfect proposal, earth angels, loans in a
Wise Buys

Pocket Pals

Get personal with a PDA
Beating The Odds

Marx Against Them

Coming to America is tough. Coming to America from the U.S.S.R. is tougher. Then try starting a business...
Bulletin Board


Are you ready for disaster? If not, here's the money to help you prepare.
Trade Shows

Trade Shows

Mark your calendar.
Capitol Issues

Rumor Has It

Forget burden of proof. A new proposal says allegations alone should prevent businesses from receiving federal contracts.
Cutting Edge

Damage Control

Feel like your business is an accident waiting to happen? Try breaking big, scary risks into smaller chunks.
Family Business

What's On The Agenda?

When the family works and plays together, there's a good chance the family business will stay together.

Suiting Up

If your business becomes the victim of a lawsuit, do you know what your insurance company will do for you?

That's It--I Quit!

It may sound like nonsense, but former employees can sue you for unlawful termination even if you didn't fire them.
Management Smarts

Friends 4-Ever

Say goodbye, but not good riddance. You may still have a use for those ex-employees.
Staff Smarts

The Coming Of The Gen X Bosses

They're ready for management roles--but are you ready for them?
Your Business

SAD Times

Jack Frost may be nipping at your work force.
Advertising Workshop

Scare With Flair

Using fear to flag down prospects.
Fast Pitch

Playing Nice

How to get your sales and marketing teams to work together
Marketing Smarts

Season's Retailing

Want a festive way to sell your product? Give it a holiday theme.
Real Deal

A Little Help?

Sometimes your hard bargain needs a professional driver-sometimes.
Sales Success

Vanishing Profits?

Don't call Ghostbusters; call a consultant.

Working Assets

Money from money: a look at a financial services fund
Money Smarts

A Trade A Day

Now you can put your fortune on the line at the push of a button.
Raising Money

Synchronize Your Watches

When it comes to going public, timing is everything.
Tax Talk

Easy Street

Check out the IRS' new options for tax-debt management. You'll drive away happy--and compliant!
Biz 101

Testing 1, 2 ... Your Business IQ

You've gauged your intelligence quotient and your emotional quotient. Now it's time to put your entrepreneurial savvy to the test.
Bright Ideas

Do You Copy?

To © or not to ©: How a copyright can protect your creative works
First Steps

Take It And Run!

Think your idea is already spoken for? Maybe not . . .
Franchise Focus

Move It, Buddy!

Grab a truck. Grab two men. Go into businesss.

Movin' On Up

Innovative franchisees take the risk out of choosing a new site.
Opportunity Article

Looking Good

A Canadian cosmetics franchise expands to the United States.
Opportunity Article

Keeping The Peace

Franchise dispute? Try mediation, says New York.
Whats Your Problem

Benefits Game

I'm self-employed--are benefits within my reach?
Buyers Guide

The Thin Crowd

Bulky monitors got you down? Ultra-slim LCDs make for affordable alternatives.

No Hands Required

Voice recognition for your cell phone
Net Profits

Keep 'Em Happy

The quality of your customer service can make or break your site. Get yours up to snuff--or kiss your profits goodbye.
Tech Smarts

No Money Down

Making e-commerce as free as can be

At Your Server

State-of-the-art tech tools


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