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Young Millionaires

Let's put our burning envy aside and try to learn something here.

The Tribe Has Spoken

Anybody can start a business . . . but not everybody makes it. Meet the entrepreneurial survivors.

Group Effort

Minorities in franchising: what works, what doesn't and what can be done about it

Extreme Measures

You can put your snowboard back in the closet and drop out of the next street luge--it's time to put your money where your mouth is. Forget extreme sports: This is extreme investing.

Entrepreneur's Complete Guide To Software

You need software--everybody does--but there's so much of it to pick from. Luckily we're here to help.

Jump Ship

Nationwide, cubicle-bound techies are making the leap from tech exec to entrepreneur. Is it your turn?

2nd Annual High-Tech Hot Spots

High tech is not just the language of Silicon Valley anymore. There are 49 other hotbeds with your tech start-up's name written all over them.

No Bull

Call it what you will. Nerve. Backbone. Cojones. A borderline-irrational mindset that overcomes you, as swiftly as a cyclone, not letting go until you've reached your targeted finish line.

Columns

Advertising Workshop

No More Mr. Nice Ad

Cute doesn't cut it. To succeed, you've got to be more aggressive.
Biz 101

Fast Track

This entrepreneur's hot business idea taps into consumers' cravings for cold treats.
Biz 101

Quitting Time?

Be smart about it.
BizStartUps.com

Toot Your Own Horn

Web site advertising for maximum eyeballs
Bright Ideas

20/20 Foresight

You've got vision, but do you have the grit to use it?
Franchise Focus

Before & After

Is Learning Express still strong, post-Beanie mania?
Opportunities

Renaissance Man

From retail to radio, this computer guy is in the know.
Opportunities

One Degree Of Restoration

The first graduate of Servpro's new program is ready to clean house.
Opportunities

What's New

The latest happenings at Tony Roma's and Gumbusters North America Inc.
Opportunities

Pizza Pleasers

Who says family and work can't co-exist?
Smart Ideas

Credit For Kitties

"Hey," you mutter, "who bought $500 worth of catnip?"
Smart Ideas

The Candy Girl Can

Who can take sugary classics and put them on the Net?
Whats Your Problem

Young At Art

I'm a teenager who wants to start an accessories business.
Whats Your Problem

Passing The Torch

What businesses make the best family legacies?
BizScene

It's Easy Being Cheesy

There's a cheese craze in America and these entrepreneurs are getting their slice of the profits
Global

Showing The World

Next stop: hundreds of sales leads
Money

Beauty And The Lease

You can get almost anything you want to start your business from a leasing company. But is it really the way to go?
Pulse

Close Up: Teen Sensations

Entrepreneurs are getting younger every year.
Pulse

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

Not as many people as you might think
Pulse

Titan Up

JA is whipping our youngsters into entrpreneurial shape.
Pulse

Pattern Behavior

Is the cross-stitch industry crafty enough to halt Napsteresque pattern swapping?
Pulse

Lights, Camera, Action.com

Suggestions for dotcom movies
Pulse

A Thousand To One

Vending machines have been making money one dollar at a time for decades. Now, imagine a $1,000 model.
Pulse

Healthy Choice

Entrepreneurs are: A) fit as a fiddle; B) keeping doctors in business; C) about to drop dead? The answer might surprise you.
Sell

Cause And Effect

Have you ever heard of cause-related marketing? Maybe it's time you looked into it.
Travel

Business & Pleasure

Doing businesss in Breckenridge, Colorado
Travel

Road Notes

New service from WebFlyerNet, JetBlue Airways and MapQuest.com
Travel

Wrap It Up!

Give the business traveler on your list the gift of gizmos.
Wheels

An Ounce Of Prevention

Quick tips for cutting maintenance costs
Wheels

I'll Take A Ferrari, Please

Obviously, employees can't have any car they want, but options can't hurt.
Women

Doing Europe

She went, she saw, she came home with entrepreneurial success.
Beating The Odds

It Was in the Cards

All you used to do with sports cards was stick them in your bicycle spokes. Today, Red Barnes makes millions with 'em.
Books

Literature To Lead By

How to be a 21st-century boss-and how it can go wrong
Bulletin Board

Financing

Economic development and business financing rolled into one
Bulletin Board

International

Get answers to exporting questions.
Bulletin Board

Tech Firms

An SBA site offers marketing opportunities.
Hot Seat

East Meets West

Asian Americans have money, Net savvy and entrepreneurial fire. Media magnate Jeff Yang explains how to tap both their talent and dollars.
Trade Shows

Trade Shows

Trade Shows
Capitol Issues

Retirement Relief

Congress is making it easier for entrepreneurs to offer pensions.
Cutting Edge

Here A Chief, There A Chief

They're everywhere these days. Could there be more to a title than meets the eye?
Family Business

Swan Song

When your parents are ready to leave the family business, be there to help them.
Insurance

You Break It.

Don't pay for your contractor's mistakes.
Legal

Stuck In The Middle

You're jammed between a court and a hard place. Get free with third-party mediation.
Management Smarts

Meet Me At The PC

Gather round the table . . . err, monitor.
Staff Smarts

A Personal Touch

Make the most of your woman-to-woman, employee-to-employee relationships, and you'll make the most of your employees.
Your Business

Fast Track

How one Internet marketing firm found a market of its own.
Your Business

Spraining Cats & Dogs

Fido broke a leg, but that's OK-your employees have pet insurance.
Your Business

Kid Cavalry

Employees are fighting a home-front battle with sick kids and lousy child care . . . and you can help.
Your Business

Many Happy Returns

Your favorite former employees are back--catch 'em while you can.
Fast Pitch

Hold It . . . Hold It . . .

Capture the essence of your business success-the lighter the focus on your prospects and products, the better.
Marketing Smarts

Don't Be A Grinch

Five great holiday gifts for your client
Marketing Smarts

Alma Matters

College kids have a lifetime of buying left to do.
Marketing Smarts

On The Fly

After the lucrative jet-set crowd? Have you tried the airport?
Real Deal

Riddle Me This

You've got questions, and Entrepreneur's resident king of negotiations has answers.
Sales Success

Good Show!

You don't want that sale to slip through your fingers, do you? Then put some panache into your presentation.
Ask the Rainmaker

No Husband, No Loan

Is this a mistake or is the bank blatantly sexist?
Ask the Rainmaker

Hard Sell

Your business is dead, but don't let the bank sell off the estate.
Funds

Watch Out!

The government's going to pick the pocket of your mutual fund.
Money Smarts

Sticky Money

The Web catches customers. Why not use it to catch investors?
Raising Money

All Dried Up?

Sweeping changes in stock market bode ill for small-business financing-both public and private.
Tax Talk

On Foreign Soil

Congress is proceeding with a plan to allow U.S. exporters to establish foreign sales corporation in other countries.
Tax Talk

Pension Tension

Don't let your business's retirement plan get nabbed by the IRS.
Buyer Zone

Promo Power

A little freebie goes a long way toward promoting customer and employee loyalty.
Buyers Guide

Disco Inferno

Thanks to fast burn speeds and smokin' prices, CD-RWs are charring the CD-R competition.
Bytes

Web Site

Low cost real-time chat functionality
Bytes

Microsoft's Next Conquest

Will .NET conquer the Net?
Connections

Voices Carry . . .

. . . over a couple thousand acres, thanks to this nifty cordless.
Connections

Meet Market

Are we ready for a Web-conferenced world?
Hot Disks

Web Site

Get fast software updates at WindowsTracker
Hot Disks

Wise Buys

Review of instant messaging solution NetLert, phone messaging system PHONEslips, and FileMaker Pro, database software.
Net Profits

Wise Buys

Review of e-commerce service BizBlast.com, e-commerce service provider InstantService.com and Web-based management module Cloak 3000
Net Profits

Trading Places

Whether you start one or just use one, B2B exchange will be part of your business.
Tech Smarts

XML For All

HTML: We hardly knew ye.
Tech Smarts

Sprinkling Data Dust

Your PC's slow? You could use a visit from the defrag fairy.
Tools

Going Solo

Gateway's Solo 9300 Portable PC
Tools

Hard Copy

Xerox' WorkCenter XD125f Digital Copier/Printer
Tools

No Restraint

Pentax' VersaCam Net Camera
Web

Looking For Attention

Tools for getting maximum attention for your Web site
Web

Just Can't Hack It

The best solutions to the most common security problems
Web

Stop, eThief!

Do cybercrooks have their beady eye on your business?
Biz U

They Got Spirit, Yes, They Do

With the help of Students in Free Enterprise, these students at Flagler College started two businesses.
Hot Biz

Aye, There's the Rub

The level of stress in the world today is at an all-time high. So why not start your own massage therapy company and offer a little relief to the tense-of-neck?
Innovations

Big Boost

Even though you've got a great idea, hurdles along the way can stop you dead. Find out how this entrepreneur bashed through the barriers to create a successful product.

Opportunity

Staying Put

Home Instead Senior Care franchise
Opportunity

All The Right Moves

If you like working with kids, Kinderance International Inc. may be just the franchise opportunity you're looking for.
Wise Buys

Scanned Heat

What's the one piece of business equipment you probably don't have but really need?
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