December 1999 Issue
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Millions of people: How do you get to them? Endless opportunities: How do you take advantage of them?
Y2K is nearly upon us. Not worried? According to Y2K crisis expert Edward Yardeni, you should be.
Selling audaciously is sometimes the best way to lure clients and investors to your business. But when do your words and promises cross the line?
Bar-hopping, club-going and playing with makeup can pay off. Just ask these entrepreneurs, whose sparkling success proves all that glitters is gold.
You want attention, and you want it now. Get itinstantlywith today's smartest PR tactic.
Shopping to equip your start-up office? Look no further: We've got 3 smart setups for entrepreneurs on a budget.
Times are better than ever for entrepreneurial women. So why aren't more of them in your face?
Do you have what it takes to join Generation Entrepreneur?
These trends are hot, hot, hot.
Which industries will sizzle in 2000--and beyond? Best bets for going international
He's redefined wealth, technology, information and society. So what comes next? Watch out, 2999! This one may just repeat.
'Tis the season to spoil your employees with something special.
Wait! The gold rush isn't over yet!
Get the lowdown on news, trends, programs and more
Hard facts on the latest software
The latest & greatest high-tech tools and gadgets
Turn style into sales with a clothing-design company.
Coping with kids; take our going-solo quiz
Orchestrating the transition from small inventor to big business
Sub-debt loans, price points, capitalist pigs unite, perfecting proposals
Show of lights, squeeze play, chakra cosmetics
Make your one-and-only a laptop
Beating The Odds
On the verge of bankruptcy . . . on the verge of freezing . . . on the verge of multimillion-dollar success--take your pick.
Get a variety of business services from your . . . power company?
Mark your calendar.
Changes to OSHA's consultation program could mean trouble for entrepreneurs.
Don't count on it. If you do, your rivals might just steal your customers from under your nose.
As appealing as the cozy atmosphere of a family business may be, you can't beat incentives for hooking good managers.
A public adjuster can get you through a sticky insurance claim.
One Net side effect: worldwide legal worries
Reach potential employees any way you can.
Hey, coach! No, your employees don't need a swift kick in the butt to reach their goals; they just need some personal attention.
The best workers for your business aren't necessarily in your neighborhood. They may not even be on your continent.
Your best possible headline may lay unnoticed--seek it out.
What has your marketing done for you lately? Don't worry--help is on the way.
Minding your manners in business correspondence
Whether in desperation or by design, the final offer is one of the strongest--and trickiest--plays in deal-making.
P.T. Barnum was more than master of the show; he may very well have been the greatest salesman on earth.
Emerging growth is risky. But it may be worth it.
Latest cover for the intelligence agency: business developer
The IPO may be a done deal--but wait! You're not finished yet.
It's not too late to trim this year's tax bill. And it's definitely not too early to start on 2000's.
Cash for goods? Cash for services? You're throwing too much cash around. Listen up.
Need start-up help? Give your business some class.
Service, sales, miscellaneous--if you haven't heard, the computer industry is pretty hot.
Even if you haven't got a golden arm or a deadeye shot, you can still make a name for yourself in sports.
Cameras, cameras everywhere--what happens to all those videos?
Teen entrepreneurs compete for cash.
As the number of two-income families and stressed-out singles multiplies, businesses that make life simpler are set to skyrocket.
Whats Your Problem
What's the word on business seminars?
Make way for the next generation of multifunction pointing devices.
New year, new millenium, new resolutions . . . how about a new computer?
Or you'll end up paying for it.
If you sell on the Web, know that fraud is part of the e-commerce game. Don't let thieves get the best of you.
If you've got a printer and Internet access, you've got postage.
State-of-the-art tech tools
Listen up, speed freaks!