November 2007 Issue
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Celebrating the growing power of women's businesses, Entrepreneur and the Women Presidents' Organization teamed up to bring you the top 50 fastest-growing women-led companies. Meet our No.1 fastest-growing entrepreneur and find out how we chose our top 50.
Business is good, but it could be better. So get out of that rut and take it to the next level--here's how.
Ready to get educated? Check out our annual ranking of the top 50 entrepreneurship programs, brought to you by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur.
Venturing deep into the rainforest for an exotic oil may seem crazy, but people are going nuts for this man's hair products.
Get in on the latest tips and talk on business.
Here's one entrepreneur who's pairing well-rounded college students with big-time companies.
Does the promise of huge financial payoffs cramp the creativity of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs?
You've invested everything and built a business you want to stick with for the long haul. Now business is thriving--but what if your neighborhood is dying?
At Jackrabbit Toys (jackrabbittoys.com) in Sea Girt, New Jersey, customers are asking more questions since this summer's high-profile recalls of toys made in China.
Tech companies top the list in IPO and M&A deals.
The high-tech home of the future is in reach today.
Got You Covered
If it has moving parts or electronic components, it can break. And if it breaks unexpectedly, you can bet that it won't happen at a convenient time--and that it will cost you.
The Business of Golf
Many a deal has been closed over a round of 18 holes. So why is golf still one of the best ways for entrepreneurs to establish business relationships?
When strict new cross-border rules went into effect in January, passport processing times ballooned from six weeks to 12 weeks. So what happens if you have to travel internationally and you don't have a passport?
A new hybrid is easy on the eyes and the environment.
Starting the Women Presidents' Organization was the launching pad of Marsha Firestone's success.
Everything becomes obsolete eventually. That's why looking back at the past can help you predict the future.
Want more investment options? With a self-directed IRA, you decide where your money goes.
Is U.S. business complacent? Mr. Creativity thinks so.
Drive your competitors crazy while driving your company to success.
Our expert tells how to get a bank loan without risking your personal record.
Attract top-notch employees with a 401(k) plan that matches your company's success.
Need a VC with a certain je ne sais quoi? An international firm may fit the bill.
Everyone wants freebies, but you have a business to run. Here's how to manage both.
ING's new savings account is tailor-made for growing entrepreneurs.
Olympics fever hits China--should your investments follow?
As IPOs become viable again, what can you do to prepare your company?
Marketocracy is taking its virtual investing platform into the real world by pooling user advice.
See what your business is capable of by expanding to new industries.
Food with a regional flair can lure loyal locals as well as fans from afar.
How to market on the web and make your site stand out
If prospects think you're just like everyone else, let your marketing kit prove otherwise.
Securing a margin loan can mean quick cash for startup, but it doesn't come without risk.
Escaping the general ranks of eBay life requires powerseller status--here's how to get it.
The latest twist in franchising brings together art, business and community spirit.
Franchisees make education their business, preparing college-bound students for what's ahead.
A place where kids and parents can have a good time? Nothing says fun better than disco dancin'.
These four entrepreneurs are making a difference in the world and teaching children to do the same.
A wine tasting duo make wine-tasking fun for connoisseurs and first-timers alike.
Guy Kawasaki dispels rumors about the vitality of social media sites, gossips about his own successful site and explains how you, too, can get in on the social media craze.
Strapped for cash? Here are 69 franchises to start for less than $25,000.
Make your business stronger by kicking bad habits out the door.
Looking for some support? Put in a little face time with someone who understands.
Hot-off-the-press, these management books reveal tips to optimize your business and leadership skills.
Want to be heard? Here are 5 simple ways to promote your podcast.
Your international employees have common goals, but the cultural divide could foil them.
Throwing in some extras adds value to your offerings--and brings in customers.
The more you focus on your customers' needs, the easier selling gets.
Building book buzz using the written word's worst enemy
Put the site to work promoting your business.
When it comes to finding the best employees, technology can put you on a level playing field with the big guys.
For big-company resources at reasonable prices, call an HR consultant.
Take a look at some of the hottest USB peripherals you may be missing.
Got the gift of gab? In love with your landline? Not a problem for this VoIP superstar.
PC functions are moving onto the web. Here are the tools you need to make the leap.
Record video, take photos . . . this smartie does it all.
Dictation services are hands-down the safest way to take notes while driving.
Their calling: Finding new homes for pre-owned cell phones.
Online collaboration is bringing scattered employees together--and platforms keep adding features to get your attention.
Now that Facebook-based applications can flourish, the social networking site is open for business.
A business contest lets wannabe tech entrepreneurs get in the startup game.
Motion-sensing technology, meet the cell phone.