Inside the October 2006 Issue
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Young Millionaires

Our 2006 picks prove age doesn't matter when building a successful business.

Get Schooled

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.

Small-Business Answer Book

Get the answers to your crucial business questions in the first section of our three-part series.


Almost Famous

Laugh Factory

The humor in everyday life inspired this witty entrepreneur to get down to business.
Biz Travel

Done Deal

Travel expense reports are getting a little less expensive to produce.

Like A Book

Daniel Goleman explains the virtues of reading people.
Forward Features

Movin' On Up

Neighborhood renewals open new doors for entrepreneurs.
Forward Features

I'll Raise You...

Will a higher minimum wage hurt entrepreneurs? Many say no.
Forward Features

In The Hot Seat

Meet the new SBA Administrator.
Forward Features

Swap Meet

Online bartering sites want to change how consumers shop.
Forward Features

Bands of Angels

Angel investors are getting together-and acting like VCs.
Forward Features

And... Action

Video advertising has gone live on Google. Is it right for you?
Forward Features

On the Fence

Entrepreneurs weigh in on the immigration debate.
Forward Features

Relevant Results

Looking for better online search? Found it.

New School

The current education system does entrepreneurs no favors.

Forget Me Not

Is anyone in Washington paying attention to entrepreneurs?

More for the Money

Plenty of SUVs go the distance without draining your pockets.

Think Big

Yes, you can win big contracts-with a bit of help.
Hot Trend

Oh Soy

This little bean is making a big difference in dozens of industries.
Innovation Buzz

The Hard Cell

The importance of recycling cell phones.

Serious Multitasking

A helmet athletes can wear for any sport in any season? Now, that's using your head.
Global Village

All Packed

Get your goods ready to go overseas with these tips.
Lead Buzz

Pilot Project

New database allows you to check employees' legal status.

Zero Tolerance

Even nonemployees must be held accountable to the law.
Smart Moves

Mix It Up

Thinking about diversifying your business? Here are some things to consider before adding to your company's offerings.

Office Humor

At this entrepreneur's corporate workshops, wit and wisdom go hand in hand.
Staff Smarts

Age Appropriate

Hiring employees over age 50 Is a smart move--if you do it right.
Dollar Signs

Buyback Bonanza

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?

Don't Get Cut Off

Will your D&O coverage be there when you need it?
Money Buzz

Pruning Processing Fees

How to lower credit card processing fees.
Money Buzz

Short Stack

ETFs that let you bet on falling markets.
Personal Finance

Risky Realty

Real estate professionals and institutional investors see benefits in housing futures. But Dick and Jane homeowner, use caution.
Raising Money

A Perfect Union

Looking for a better relationship with your bank? A credit union could be the financing solution you need.
Rich Returns

In Control

Want to lead a happier, healthier and wealthier life? Start by practicing self-control.

Love at First Sip

Investors were immediately attracted by this pair's passion for their juice brand.
Tax Talk

Are You Paid Up?

Don't let payroll taxes get lost when you outsource.
Real Deal

Break it Up

Know when you should walk away from a negotiation.
Retail Register

Holiday Jeer

Premature holiday spirit can put customers in grinch mode.
Sales Success

Look Alive!

Move your business forward by telling yourself "If it's to be, it's up to me."
Sell Buzz

Podcasting for Pennies

Need help starting your own podcasting?
Sell Buzz

Harmful Hype?

Successful strategies for buzz marketing.

Going Nuts

Limiting distribution brought this peanut and almond spread company out of its shell.

Ahead of the Curve

Mastering four key elements of marketing will put you in front of the pack-and customers will follow.
Biz 101

Taking Over The World

...One product at a time. Boost business with a global customer base.
Biz 101

Change Happens

Even a solid business plan can't stop the inevitable. How will you deal?
Biz U

Parental Advisory

Yes, you're older and wiser now, but you can still benefit from your parents' expertise.
eBay Entrepreneur

Ship Shape

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.

The One and Only

Becoming the exclusive U.S. distributor of a foreign product can be a great way to secure startup success.

How Low Can You Go?

With all the franchises in our low-cost listing, you'd be surprised.
Money Matters

Pass the Bill

Cash in on your unpaid invoices.

Biz Kids

Owning a franchise is far from child's play for these young entrepreneurs.
Smart Ideas

Therapy by the Book

An avid scrapbooker enhances the relaxing effects of her hobby by combining it with spa amenities.
Smart Ideas

Good, Clean Fun

A soap dispenser transforms a patent lawyer into an entrepreneur.
Smart Ideas

Spread the Word

Good reputations and a little money helped these entrepreneurs open their own ad agency.
Success Coach

Sharpen Your Edge

If you want to keep your business in top form, you've got to track down the newest information and trends.
Buyers Guide

Paint the Town

Liven up pale printouts with a color printer or multifunction device.

Let 'Em Go

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?
Digital Edge

Do You Copy?

For teleworkers, backing up your virtual office is not optional.
Net Profits

Happy Holidays

Tis the season for sales, so make sure your site is ready.
Net Profits

Plug and Pay

Credit cards aren't the only way to pay online these days.
Net Sales

First Impressions

You never get a second chance to grab your audience's attention, so give center stage to a headline that really turns heads.

High Roller

Taking a gamble on the online poker trend made this tech entrepreneur a big winner.
Tech Buzz

Club Shred

Keep data safe by shredding storage media.
Tech Buzz

Sign of the Times

Should you be using electronic signatures?
Tech Buzz

When to Send

What's the best day to send e-mail?

Hook It Up

Now all you need is Wi-Fi to find out what's nearby.

Field Day

New technology could help cell phone payments thrive.
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