October 2006 Issue
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Our 2006 picks prove age doesn't matter when building a successful business.
Now that you know you can learn to be an entrepreneur, the annual ranking of entrepreneurship programs from The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine shows you which schools get students into the entrepreneurial spirit.
Get the answers to your crucial business questions in the first section of our three-part series.
The humor in everyday life inspired this witty entrepreneur to get down to business.
Travel expense reports are getting a little less expensive to produce.
Daniel Goleman explains the virtues of reading people.
Meet the new SBA Administrator.
Will a higher minimum wage hurt entrepreneurs? Many say no.
Neighborhood renewals open new doors for entrepreneurs.
Angel investors are getting together-and acting like VCs.
Entrepreneurs weigh in on the immigration debate.
Online bartering sites want to change how consumers shop.
Looking for better online search? Found it.
Video advertising has gone live on Google. Is it right for you?
The current education system does entrepreneurs no favors.
Is anyone in Washington paying attention to entrepreneurs?
Plenty of SUVs go the distance without draining your pockets.
Yes, you can win big contracts-with a bit of help.
This little bean is making a big difference in dozens of industries.
The importance of recycling cell phones.
A helmet athletes can wear for any sport in any season? Now, that's using your head.
Get your goods ready to go overseas with these tips.
New database allows you to check employees' legal status.
Even nonemployees must be held accountable to the law.
Thinking about diversifying your business? Here are some things to consider before adding to your company's offerings.
At this entrepreneur's corporate workshops, wit and wisdom go hand in hand.
Hiring employees over age 50 Is a smart move--if you do it right.
Big companies with excess cash have jumped on the buyback bandwagon and are milking it for all it's worth. Should you do the same?
Should you let a computer choose your investments?
Will your D&O coverage be there when you need it?
ETFs that let you bet on falling markets.
How to lower credit card processing fees.
Real estate professionals and institutional investors see benefits in housing futures. But Dick and Jane homeowner, use caution.
Looking for a better relationship with your bank? A credit union could be the financing solution you need.
Want to lead a happier, healthier and wealthier life? Start by practicing self-control.
Investors were immediately attracted by this pair's passion for their juice brand.
Don't let payroll taxes get lost when you outsource.
Know when you should walk away from a negotiation.
Premature holiday spirit can put customers in grinch mode.
Move your business forward by telling yourself "If it's to be, it's up to me."
Need help starting your own podcasting?
Successful strategies for buzz marketing.
Limiting distribution brought this peanut and almond spread company out of its shell.
Mastering four key elements of marketing will put you in front of the pack-and customers will follow.
...One product at a time. Boost business with a global customer base.
Even a solid business plan can't stop the inevitable. How will you deal?
Yes, you're older and wiser now, but you can still benefit from your parents' expertise.
You can't have a successful eBay business without a way to ship your goods. Here are some tips and tools to help you do it right.
Becoming the exclusive U.S. distributor of a foreign product can be a great way to secure startup success.
With all the franchises in our low-cost listing, you'd be surprised.
Cash in on your unpaid invoices.
Owning a franchise is far from child's play for these young entrepreneurs.
An avid scrapbooker enhances the relaxing effects of her hobby by combining it with spa amenities.
A soap dispenser transforms a patent lawyer into an entrepreneur.
Good reputations and a little money helped these entrepreneurs open their own ad agency.
If you want to keep your business in top form, you've got to track down the newest information and trends.
Liven up pale printouts with a color printer or multifunction device.
The early termination fee on your cell contract feels like a ball and chain, but now one carrier wants to set you free. Who will follow?
For teleworkers, backing up your virtual office is not optional.
Tis the season for sales, so make sure your site is ready.
Credit cards aren't the only way to pay online these days.
You never get a second chance to grab your audience's attention, so give center stage to a headline that really turns heads.
Taking a gamble on the online poker trend made this tech entrepreneur a big winner.
What's the best day to send e-mail?
Should you be using electronic signatures?
Keep data safe by shredding storage media.
New technology could help cell phone payments thrive.
Now all you need is Wi-Fi to find out what's nearby.