Inside the April 2007 Issue
Never enough time? Practice these simple time management techniques, and get your life back in control.
Far and Away
Who can take you where you need to go without breaking your budget? Our 2007 Business Travel Awards reveal your best bets.
There are more ways than ever for your business to save energy, money and the environment.
Her mother's encouraging words helped this entrepreneur take her handmade body-care products to the market.
When choosing technology, it's best to be far-sighted.
Sick of lugging your luggage? Let someone else do it.
Casting doubt on standard assumptions about business success.
Expert tips on building your company's MVP
Just getting used to Web 2.0? Hang on, because Web 3.0 is about to hit shore.
What you can learn from an overseas master of marketing
It may get a little easier for businesses to play by the rules.
Just how far should you go for affordable health care?
...or do you? The latest training tools might surprise you.
One VC firm is lending a helping hand to fledgling companies.
Sewing businesses are in stitches all the way to the bank.
If your best work happens in the wee hours, you're not alone.
Know how to take your company's vital statistics.
A political spinmeister takes his way with words to the corporate world.
What might the new Congress do for you?
These roomy crossover vehicles make a big impression.
Follow these 10 steps to impressing investors, and you'll be on your way to the big time.
Interns can do more than stuff envelopes. The key to releasing their potential is recognizing them as an important part of your team.
Cash in on other people's patents.
The advertising industry is getting a tasty treat. Meet the entrepreneurs behind it all.
Up-and-coming energy-efficient lighting will save your business some bucks-and it's better for the environment, too.
Say hello to a strategic global alliance.
Get a handle on expense reports.
Does your product need a warning label?
Can you grow your socially responsible company while staying true to your values? Sure, just use your natural resourcefulness.
Creating job-sharing partnerships led to this entrepreneur's singular success.
Hiring millennials has its advantages--just keep it from backfiring.
Have you outgrown your current number cruncher? Look for a strategic advisor who can help your business reach its goals.
European market discoveries make this fund a good find.
Promotions insurance keeps you covered despite the odds.
Changes in tax laws can affect your deductions for donated items.
Options for buying a home when you can't prove income.
Are hedge funds leaving you in the dark? Morningstar's extensive database might be a good place to start your research.
As one of the oldest ways to generate working capital, factoring is now flexible, customizable and going mainstream.
Extra hires won't help you grow, but franchisees could.
Making deals for unsold airtime helped this entrepreneur fund business growth.
How will the new Congress affect business taxes?
Offering your site visitors something for free can help grow your contact list--but be careful not to drive them away.
Secrets to staying strong at the bargaining table.
You don't need a badge--just better technology.
Scared of cold calling? Learn to turn your anxiety into confidence.
How to get your product in front of celebrities.
Tips on launching your own teaser campaign.
Is social marketing really worth it?
Building buzz the authentic way got this documentary channel in front of millions of eyes.
Tired of trying to tell your whole story in 30 seconds? Put your ad budget to better use by enticing prospects to visit your website.
Intrigue your audience by marketing with storytelling techniques.
Teenagers can be a good fit with your team--if you know what to look for.
A book of 500 lists ensures small-business owners are covered.
Morph your invention from a concept into a company with these programs.
eBay regulations and guidelines keep buyers and sellers on the same page-of the rule book, that is.
Put the odds on your side with these 10 steps that (almost) guarantee startup success.
Introducing the top 50 new franchises of 2007.
Feel like you're signing your life away?
Going from health care to hair care, an entrepreneur finds a new style.
Candy and soft drinks, move aside--vending machines are going to the dogs, thanks to one pet lover.
Making toll transponders more attractive.
Two students brought video games to life with 3-D technology.
Give yourself a boost by taking time to celebrate the most important aspect of your business: you.
With all these smartphones available, why haul your laptop along?
A new service can turn your cell phone into a superphone, complete with 10 different numbers and all the features of a PBX.
Wanna see what TV on your PC looks like? Now you can--for cheap.
Visual search engines make it simple for shoppers to find your products.
Web design experts reveal their top 10 trademarks of stellar sites.
A pioneering entrepreneur is taking text messaging to new frontiers--and giving businesses a whole new way to reach customers.
Tools for web collaboration.
New ways to keep mobile devices alive on the road.