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On Foreign Soil

Arm yourself with the information and advice you need for sourcing your product overseas so your effort doesn't get lost in translation.


The companies in Entrepreneur and PriceWaterhouseCoopers' 11th Annual Hot 100 couldn't be any hotter.


Be Your Own Boss Features

Reality Check

A look back at the growing pains and gains made by the stars of The Startup, Entrepreneur and AOL's year-long reality series.
Be Your Own Boss Features

True Confessions

Wondering what it's really like to buy a franchise? Seven entrepreneurs tell all about their experiences as franchisees.
Biz 101

Taking Credit

Should you pull out the plastic to finance your startup? First, hear what 3 entrepreneurs who did it have to say.
Biz 101

Be the Brains of the Operation

Get your mind in gear, and start brainstorming with tips and tricks from an idea expert.
Biz 101

It's a Swapping Success!

Swap meets give entrepreneurs a low-cost way to break into retail.
Biz 101

Smooth Sailing

To manage your startup risk, put a plan in place to deal with any rough waters up ahead.
Biz U

Diversifying Options

How today's campuses are paving the way for minority entrepreneurship

Original Win

Learn how to respond to knockoffs so you can put your product back on top.

Cents and Sensitivity

Selling a business is an emotional event--this franchisee helps ease the pain.

Exotic Tastes

Look no further for that island flavor--the food's right here.

What's New 06/05

Keep your reputation as the life of the party.
Smart Ideas

Smart Ideas 06/05

Keepsake board games, secondhand clothing and more
Success Coach

Chin Up!

Overcome any challenge through the power of positive thinking.
Whats Your Problem

Home Sweet Home

Think it's time to move into an office? Use this checklist to see if you've outgrown your homebased business.
Biz Travel

European Express

How to navigate the new slew of low-cost flights between European cities

Top Secret

What do the leaders of top companies have in common? Learn their secrets.
Capitol Issues

State of the Estate

Will congress finally repeal the estate tax for good?
Forward Features

Good Find

Find what you need with location-based services.
Forward Features

Turn a Profit

This competition for nonprofits encourages for-profit ideas.
Forward Features

Third Degree

We ask if book smarts or street smarts rule in business.
Forward Features

Traffic Signals

New guidelines could give a clearer measure of web traffic.
Forward Features

Growth Stunt

Rising costs have put a damper on small-business hiring.
Forward Features

In Your Dreams

Need a business idea? Take a cue from these entrepreneurs, and try sleeping on it.
Forward Features

Got Gamers?

Learn how to manage the new generation of workers.
Forward Features

Face Value

Read these entrepreneurs' lips--and eyes, and noses . . .
Forward Features

Taking Stock

Minimize the costs of new stock-option expensing rules.
Forward Features

A Shore Thing?

Many startups are sending jobs overseas. But does offshoring help or hurt business?
Forward Snapshot

Scot Free

This kilt-maker's customers share fashion sense--and a love for freedom.
It Figures

It Figures 06/05

Stolen laptops, overworked employees and more
Rule Breakers

Custom Made

This custom-car creator wows clients like nobody else.
Tech Toy

Get the Picture

Printing and e-mailing digital photos just went wireless.

Clean Up Your Act

With the new crop of low-emission cars, it's easy being green.

Summer Reading

Help your business--and yourself--with these reads.
Almost Famous

Close Shave

No more nicks and bits of toilet paper--this couple is transforming the business of men's grooming.
Editors Note

A Group of Greats

Entrepreneurs comprise an incredible, diverse community--be proud of your accomplishments.

Feedback 06/05


Resources 06/05

Websites, organizations, events and more to grow your business
Lead Buzz

Lead Buzz 06/05

Bonding in the kitchen, losing vacation days and more
Lead Snapshot

Soap Star

The positive vibes are flowing, and everyone's pitching in at this funky soap city.

If It Ain't Broke . . .

Don't even try to fix prices with competitors.
Real Deal

There for you

Getting help from a professional negotiator
Smart Moves

Stop, Thief!

A joint venture with a big company sounds like a dream--until the company backs out, takes your idea with it and leaves you in the dust.
Staff Smarts

Two-Timer Trouble

New hire being courted by another company? Now you can fight back.
Dollar Signs

Booting the Big 4

Tired of sky-high fees and skimpy service? Smaller audit firms can give you the personalized and professional attention you're seeking.

Living Large

Large-cap companies are looking attractive again.

It's Not You, It's Me

What would happen to your business if someone stole your identity?
Money Buzz

Money Buzz 06/05

Three ways to insure your recent graduate
Money Snapshot

Wealthy and Wise

Twentysomethings need financial planners, too--and these entrepreneurs are cashing in.
Personal Finance

Gain Change

New IRS guidelines make things a little easier on your home office by allowing you to defer capital gains after a move.
Raising Money

Stock Exchange

Short on capital? If you've got a proven plan for converting inventory into cash, inventory financing could be the option for you.
Tax Talk

Grab Your Opportunity

A new tax law may let family businesses keep more money in the bank.
Ad Wisdom

Seal the Deal

What can you say to make prospects say yes?

Secret Agent Plan

Spy new business by taking tips from the secret service.
Net Sales

It's Your Call

With internet pay-per-call advertising, you can ring up additional sales by inviting potential customers to pick up the phone.
Retail Register

Lend a brand

How lesser-known brands help win customers' trust
Sales Success

Tempting Fate

Think good sales are all about luck? Not exactly. Learn how to take advantage of what comes your way so you never miss a happy accident.
Sell Buzz

Sell Buzz 06/05

Marketing blogs, broadcasting your expertise and more
Sell Snapshot

The Good Life

No marketing campaign was necessary for these purveyors of positively charged t-shirts.

Stamp of Approval

Looking for a marketing campaign that will get your name in front of new customers? Direct mail takes you right to their mailboxes.
Buyers Guide

Project Yourself

Get your point across in any situation with these portable projectors.

Smart Forecast

The profile of future smartphones is beginning to materialize.
Digital Edge

Why Not WiMAX?

If you like Wi-Fi and VoIP, you'll love long-range wireless broadband.
Editors Picks

Editor's Pick 06/05

All-in-one desktop PC and image-editing software

Gear 06/05

The need for speed, capacity and more
Net Profits

Cyber Alert!

These simple tools can keep your business safe from payment fraud.
Tech Buzz

Tech Buzz 06/05

New financing help for small and midsize businesses
Tech Snapshot

Behind the Music

A music site's uploading tool cranks up the sales volume to get things rocking and rolling.

Get Into Orb-it

New access for mobile warriors

See It In Print

Printers join the wireless pack
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