Inside the April 2008 Issue
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Work Smarter

With increasingly sophisticated offerings, web applications are a smart choice for any business. You can collaborate, store and save from anywhere in the world. Not sure which web apps are right for you? Here are some of our favorites.

Hit the Books

Earning an MBA is a great way to beef up your business know-how, whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur or a seasoned business owner. Check out The Princeton Review's list of top-ranked schools to find the program that's best for you.

Take It With You

Hard-traveling photography and digital media entrepreneur Danya Henninger, co-founder of Imagic with her husband Mark, makes the most of web apps both old and new. She took time out to discuss her must-have online applications.


Almost Famous

Midas Touch

A model-turned-jeweler discovers what women want--and a successful business.
Doing Good

Waste Not

Ron Gonen says his first meeting with a potential customer wasn't a hard sell. He's the founder and CEO of RecycleBank, a rewards company that motivates people to recycle.
Dont Miss

National Small Business Week

Head to D.C. and New York for information and inspiration.
Edge Features

Health Nuts and Bolts

Don't be afraid to spoon-feed your employees tips about proper diet.
Edge Features

No Sour Grapes

Sure, wine has been hot for a few years now--but the latest trend is hobnobbing with clients at wine-tasting establishments like wineries and wine bars.
Edge Features

Surviving the Crunch

We took to the streets to see how entrepreneurs are coping with the credit crunch.
Edge Features

Form Meets Function

Spruce up your work--and your life--with these nifty office tools and supplies.
Edge Features

For Hire

Want the right employee without paying the big bucks? can help.
Edge Features

Serial Starter

Serial entrepreneurs reveal that growing and selling a company is a business in itself.
Edge Features

Dry Idea

Think your idea sounds too crazy to work? Think again.
Edge Features

Green Machines

It's cool to care about the environment, and technology manufacturers are making it easier than ever for green-conscious entrepreneurs to buy more environmentally friendly, energy-saving tech products.

Easy Rider

Navigating uncharted territory? You've got options.

Fit for a King

Volvo's best combines style and substance.

Public Opinion

Why aren't more companies cashing in on the benefits of putting women in charge?
Commercial Vehicles

Put It in Drive

Whether you want a flex-fuel fleet, upfitted pickups or versatile vans, 2008's commercial vehicles have just what you need.
Commercial Vehicles

Start Your Engines

Get the money you need to put your team behind the wheel with financing programs.
Commercial Vehicles

Road Less Traveled

Lessen your fleet's environmental tracks by opting for greener vehicles and fuels.
Commercial Vehicles

Cruise Control

Whether you've got 3 or 30, there's a program to help you manage your vehicles.
Commercial Vehicles

Road Map

Generous service plans and warranties can keep you covered on the road ahead.
Commercial Vehicles

Pimp My Ride

Deck your fleet out in the latest racks, cabinets and gadgets to tote your business tools.
Rich Returns

Size Matters

Growing your business comes down to basic multiplication--just make sure you add in the human factor.

For All It's Worth

The estate tax may disappear in 2010. Keep your assets from doing the same by planning today.

The Lost Generation

Keeping up with the Jonesers
Wise Guy

Tying the Knot

Partnering is an art, so make sure everyone sees eye to eye with these 8 tips.

Pick and Save

Don't wait until the last minute to save big on your 2008 taxes. Here's what to watch out for.

Taking Stock

How will the economy affect your investments this year?
Raising Money

Abroad, Not Overboard

Ex-Im Bank financing lessens the risk of doing business abroad.

Fountain of Youth

This savvy entrepreneur is out to prove that investing's for all ages.

Experience Counts

The hunt for angel investors is tough enough. Finding one who offers more than money adds to the challenge--but it's worth it.
Biz U

The Power of Entrepreneurial Programs

"All-inclusive" entrepreneurship programs can get you connected--and your business going.

Are You on the List?

3 entrepreneurs tell how their companies earned a spot with the in crowd.

Making Headlines

Here's how to get the media attention you've always wanted--the right way.

Underdog Days

The big guys couldn't take the heat--can you rise to the occasion?
Money Matters

The Missing Link

Startup capital may be as close as your accountant's rolodex.
Net Profits

Bottoms Up!

Here's what every online alcohol startup needs to know.
Net Profits

Cool Tool

Show your stuff with low-cost video ads.

He Saw the Sign

A franchisee's success is out there for the whole world to see.

Making the Cut

A kid-friendly hair salon left no doubt in one couple's minds: They wanted their turn in the chair.

What's New

You've seen them on TV. Now meet them in person.
Smart Ideas

Give 'Em a Boost

Amir Levin turned dinnertime turmoil into inspiration.
Smart Ideas

Spell It Out

Keeping up with web lingo has helped this entrepreneur launch an accessory empire.
Smart Ideas

It's In The Bag

Here's how one entrepreneur keyed in on a rampant purse-digging problem.
Startup Features

What's Cooking?

Hungering to launch your own restaurant? Use these 7 tips to get your business started now.
Startup Features

Set the Scene--and the Table

The dining is in the details.
Startup Features

Finders Keepers

Don't let your winning concept make its way into someone else's restaurant. Here's how to hold on to what's yours.
Startup Features

Eat Up!

Have a big helping of the top restaurant franchises for 2008.
Success Coach

Get Personal

Step away from the computer and give your business that personal touch.
Best Practices

Green Team

Make your employees part of the solution by tapping them for environmentally friendly ideas.

'Illusions' and 'Anxiety'

This month's books can help you avoid myths and channel your stress.

Oh, Behave!

Social networking has its own social dynamics. Here's how to navigate them.

My Mistake

Trust us--when going global, you don't want to make any of these 7 blunders.

Get Real

If you want to market to women, ground your message in reality.

Wrap It Up

The end of the deal is near. Get ready to close--or to ditch it altogether.

Headed Home

In the face of a regional slowdown, Jamie Merida went back to where he started.
Strategy Buzz

The Muslim Market

How can you reach out to this fast-growing group of consumers?
Work Force

The Moody Blues

Depressed workers bring the whole company down, so get them the help they need.
Buyers Guide

The Easy Route

Shopping for a new router? Check out the latest advances in Wi-Fi.

Found Your Calling?

This budget-friendly VOIP system beckons.
Digital Edge

Now See This

What's new in online video viewing? The answer is crystal clear.
Editors Pick

Now Presenting

Need help keeping your audience captive?

Bon Voyager

Wondering how LG's Voyager stacks up against the iPhone? Wonder no more.

Safety 'Net

Michael Fertik Gives clients peace of mind by keeping their online images squeaky-clean.
Tech Buzz

Attention, Please

How one man's company caught Yahoo's eye.
Tech Buzz

Shipping 2.0

With a virtual warehouse service, all you have to lose are rent and delivery costs.

Open Sesame

Cell phone companies are starting to free up their networks. Here's the latest on the liberation.
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