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Inside the December 2006 Issue


The Hot List

Now that we've uncovered the most popular business trends for 2007, it's up to you to strike while they're hot.

Ready to Roll

The latest commercial vehicles are green, mean and loaded with extras.

Small-Business Answer Book

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


Almost Famous
This trendy beverage boutique attracts the youth market in droves.
Biz Travel
Using a corporate credit card has some material advantages.
Ever wonder what makes successful people tick? One book works it out.
Is it time to spin off part of your company?
Forward Features
IPOs have gotten tougher, but entrepreneurs have some alternatives up their sleeves.
Forward Features
Keep gas prices from pushing employees over the edge.
Forward Features
Your good habits can rub off on your business.
Forward Features
Don't let technology get the better of your behavior.
Forward Features
Instant messaging is gaining favor as a business tool.
Forward Features
The middle class is scaling back, but you need not pay the price.
Forward Features
Hiring may be down, but paychecks are still growing.
Forward Features
With the mobile web changing, sites are getting ready to go.
How one entrepreneur built something out of nothing
The latest luxury cars combine comfort and fuel efficiency.
How customers can help you get creative.
Hot Trend
You could uncover your next big product using tech transfer.
Banking on biotech, this innovator sees a cleaner future in enzymes.
Whats Next
Flexible display technologies will change the way you do business.
Global Village
Protect against losses with trade credit insurance.
Lead Buzz
Should you conduct ongoing background checks on your employees?
Can you keep spouses from working together?
Smart Moves
Your employees are feeling more socially isolated. Should you help?
Don't let the peace and quiet of rural life fool you--it could make your business boom.
Staff Smarts
Establishing ethics standards makes sense for your bottom line.
Dollar Signs
Have stock options lost their sparkle? Maybe--but this compensation tool can still be useful if you know how to do it right.
A fund tunes in to growing media & telecom industries.
The right EAP is good for employees--and for you.
Money Buzz
Pitfalls to avoid when setting up a college fund.
Money Buzz
Adding cash to your investment portfolio.
Money Buzz
Hiring fiduciary advisors for your employees.
Personal Finance
Finding credible investment advice in the endless supply online can be a daunting task. Here's how to get started.
Raising Money
Even successful businesses have debt, but how much is too much? Learning how to manage debt is what can put you ahead.
Rich Returns
Do your problems stem from a lost company mission?
A new virtual marketplace takes the subjectivity out of valuing a business.
Tax Talk
Lower your tax bill with last-minute adjustments.
Real Deal
So you made a bad deal. Learn from it, and move on.
Retail Register
Grow your bottom line by pumping up individual sales.
Sales Success
Everyone gets burned out at times, but you can take steps to recharge.
Sell Buzz
Ideas for holiday gift-giving.
A marketing agency taps into the selling power of businesses on their best behavior.
And as a marketing method, it's downright unbeatable. Get customers to spread the word about your business with 3 simple strategies.
Biz 101
Fundraising, marketing and location shopping are all in a day's work.
Biz 101
Take your business where you want it by networking.
Biz U
Your academic experience doesn't have to be all about the grade.
eBay Entrepreneur
Use eBay's security measures to avoid falling prey to online scams.
Money Matters
Does your bank go above and beyond?
A TV show built nationwide buzz. Now these franchisees are serving it up in their local community.
A franchisee finds her calling selling cell phones.
Smart Ideas
To lessen the pain of a family tragedy, one woman dressed up her crutches and found a fashionable calling.
Smart Ideas
Making money off university rivalries.
Smart Ideas
Keeping startup costs low put this golf aficionado in the green.
Startups Features
If you have a passion for a cause, starting a nonprofit could be for you.
Startups Features
Getting laid off may feel like an unhappy ending, but it could be where your franchise story begins.
Success Coach
To help boost your business, focus on what you do best.
Buyers Guide
No matter where your business travels take you, one of these GPS devices will help you find the best route to get there.
Power solutions keep the gabbing going in out-of-the-way places.
Net Profits
Upgrading your site is an investment, but it could pay off handsomely.
Net Profits
Other small businesses could be some of your site's best customers.
Net Sales
Draw in new business by writing a helpful, well-researched web article.
Thinking inside the box led this entrepreneur to develop a novel shipping system.
Tech Buzz
Keeping track of search engine marketing.
Tech Buzz
Tools to keep you on top of your company's reputation
Push e-mail is coming to a mobile device near you.
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